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St. Paul Park police reports for Oct. 27: Drugs, theft, drunkenness
All Saints' Helker arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography
Minnesota roundup: Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake; Woman who didn't trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home theft
Cottage Grove and St. Paul Park change firefighter retirement programs
Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 27: Assault, drunken driving, alcohol offense
crime and courts
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Volleyball: Park sweeps Highland Park to start section tournament
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Kritzky
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WASHINGTON COUNTY TITLE SERVICES
Clayton E. Tibbs, 73
Alice T. Talcott, 89
Roberta Swan, 66
Connie Courtade, 75
Nadine Strong, 85
Forum Communications Co. editorial endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
Letter to the editor: Schoen gets work done, gets results
Letter to the editor: Vote on the future of Newport
Letter to the editor: Vote Peterson, Schoen and Jurgens
Real Estate Showcase
March 19, 2013
Cottage Grove's Business Enterprise Center to get its first tenants
For mere pennies on the dollar, local start-up businesses can move into the Business Enterprise Center, formerly the Cottage Grove City Hall, and begin their journey toward entrepreneurial success. Following the business accelerator model which has become a nationally recognized...
March 19, 2013 - 3:28pm
Walmart land deal near; Cottage Grove soon to approve related East Point Douglas Road reconstruction
Nearly a year after Walmart submitted blueprints to build a 177,000-square-foot store on the former Cottage View Drive-In property, plans to close on a real estate agreement are on the horizon. The Cottage Grove Economic Development Authority briefly discussed the update last we...
March 19, 2013 - 1:50pm
March 13, 2013
Cabela's releases rendering of Woodbury store, announces builder
Officials on Wednesday released a rendering of what the proposed 85,000 square-foot Woodbury Cabela's store will look like. Log construction,...
March 13, 2013 - 10:19am
March 4, 2013
After delay, Famous Dave's plans March opening for Cottage Grove location
Don't stock up on wet naps and Porky the Pig bibs just yet. Cottage Grove-area residents will have to wait a little longer for a Famous Dave's...
March 4, 2013 - 10:22am
February 27, 2013
Hound Around Resort to offer dog daycare and boarding in Cottage Grove
Anita Conrade was in marketing but wanted to make a change and do something completely different. Her volunteer efforts with the Wags and Whiskers...
February 27, 2013 - 1:19pm
February 13, 2013
Hidden Harbor marina withdraws zoning change in St. Paul Park
The St. Paul Park City Council was prepared to resume a public hearing last week on a zoning change for the Hidden Harbor Marina to allow owners to rent a former boat sales building to two businesses when the owners withdrew their application. The change was opposed by the Minnesota...
February 13, 2013 - 12:38pm
February 12, 2013
New Woodbury grocery store planned near Cottage Grove
Plans for a shopping center at a new southern development in Woodbury are expected to become reality this August. United Properties, along with project partner Jerry's Enterprises, Inc., announced Thursday, Feb. 7, that it will develop Bielenberg Gardens, a grocery-anchored shopping...
February 12, 2013 - 12:33pm
February 5, 2013
Tight-lipped film crew shoots movie scenes in Cottage Grove
Perhaps the only people who were happy on the coldest day of the season last week were in Old Cottage Grove shooting exterior shots for a movie. An...
February 5, 2013 - 12:12pm
February 4, 2013
Cottage Grove launches online survey asking residents about local retail, business offerings
Cottage Grove city officials want to know what local shoppers want. The city has launched an online survey asking residents to share what businesses, shops or restaurants they would like to see in Cottage Grove.
February 4, 2013 - 9:52am
January 31, 2013
PFC level drops in Mississippi River but remains higher near 3M-Cottage Grove plant
The presence of a 3M-produced chemical has declined in the Mississippi River southeast of St. Paul but the pollutant was found at significantly higher rates downstream of the company's Cottage Grove plant. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced this week that it detected...
January 31, 2013 - 9:13am
January 29, 2013
Bulletin newspaper wins state reporting awards
The South Washington County Bulletin was awarded for its sports reporting and for the use of public records in its coverage of a former South Washington County Schools superintendent's dismissal. The Bulletin earned a first-place sports reporting award in its division at the Minnesota...
January 29, 2013 - 11:06am
January 21, 2013
A growing business: Cottage Grove Florist gets new ownership
Bill Junco is a budding business owner. When he worked for others, Junco occasionally thought about running his own business but he had not...
January 21, 2013 - 1:21pm
January 17, 2013
Signage approved for Cottage Grove Business Enterprise Center
Cottage Grove is trying to lure small businesses to its Business Enterprise Center, and soon passersby will know that's what will occupy the former city hall building. The Cottage Grove Economic Development Authority last week approved a plan to add signs to the building at 80th...
January 17, 2013 - 10:21am
January 16, 2013
Two St. Paul Park women start home care service
Sandra Carson worked for years as a registered nurse in a variety of settings including a hospital and nursing home. Then she spent three years...
January 16, 2013 - 8:24am
January 4, 2013
Cottage View Drive-In sign's got to go
The future of the Cottage View Drive-In's classic roadside sign is unknown, but one thing is certain: it has to come down. The red and white...
January 4, 2013 - 10:54am