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Cottage Grove day care kids to receive congressional award
Nursing institute moving into Cottage Grove's BEC
Apparent wage ‘discrepancies’ discovered in Newport
Cottage Grove police reports for Jan. 29: Domestic, theft, lewd activity
Relay For Life event: Coaches vs. Cancer Jan. 30
crime and courts
Park Diving: Germscheid claims Park's six dive record
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
St. Paul Park celebrates annual sledding day
The healing powers of art: Cancer survivors' work part of Woodwinds sculpture
Two local art events planned in Cottage Grove
Reeling in the 'Minnesota experience' during Cottage Grove's ice fishing outing
Birds of a feather: Carpenter Nature Center volunteers track avian population
arts and entertainment
Lori L. Battcher, 53
Brant A. Short, 81
Mark F. Mulvihill, 66
Doris M. Pinault, 85
Jeanette Lampe, 79
Viewpoint: McNaughton rules outline insanity defense
Letter to the editor: Respect property when snowmobiling
Letter to the editor: Wake up and face realities in District 833
Letter to the editor: Integrity of school district must be restored
Viewpoint: Don't let sun set on Oakwood possibilities
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October 21, 2009
Talking through tough times
When cancer strikes a young child, it's devastating. "You do a lot of crying the first week," said Anne Pedersen. "Then you get busy." And, if you're lucky, you find a support group that understands what it means to have a young child with cancer. Five-year-old Paige Pedersen...
family / life
October 21, 2009 - 7:58am
July 9, 2009
Viewpoint: Too many dying from cancer
You may have seen stories in the paper and posters in the community and wondered, "What is Relay for Life?" The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life offers everyone in the community an opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer. Each team has one team member walking...
July 9, 2009 - 7:55am
June 29, 2009
Relay for Life team members volunteer for family, friends
For Cottage Grove Area Relay for Life Team Curvivors, prevention is the goal. "Our whole message is prevention," said team co-captain Sandy...
June 29, 2009 - 7:08am
January 16, 2009
One family, two cancer diagnoses
Connie Miller was the adult crossing guard at Pullman Elementary School who sang on sub-zero days, helped kindergartners pull on their gloves...
January 16, 2009 - 1:45pm
December 26, 2008
Sam Cook: Sad news makes love of life more poignant
The word came down three days before Christmas. It came from the siblings gathered 650 miles away. It was the call you know can come at any time, and yet you still are never ready for it. Mom. Cancer. Yes, theoretically it is possible. None of us is immune to the diagnosis. Young....
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Author tells her story of healing
It's not an easy story to tell, but for Kathleen Arndt, it's one she feels she's been called to share.
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Offering hope through song
Most singers dream of fame and fortune, but Woodbury resident Karen Pavlicin has a different dream, she dreams of helping people cope through...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
October 2, 2008
Parks and rec coordinator recovering
Cottage Grove Parks and Recreation coordinator Molly Pietruszewski learned her cancer was gone while overseeing safety camp in July, through a call from her doctor. It was good news, but she wasn't off the hook. She had four more rounds of chemotherapy over eight weeks to make sure...
October 2, 2008 - 7:52am
April 11, 2008
Pawlenty threatens cancer study veto
ST. PAUL - Minnesota state representatives voted 88-45 Thursday to fund an Iron Range cancer study, but Gov. Tim Pawlenty threatens to veto the bill because it would take money from a fund filled by most Minnesota businesses. Taking money from a workers' compensation fund, as Re...
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am