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School District 833 seeks flexibility, freedom at Legislature
Apparent wage ‘discrepancies’ discovered in Newport
Cottage Grove police reports for Jan. 29: Domestic, theft, lewd activity
Cottage Grove police brief: Laser light bothers State Patrol helicopter
Dayton budget plan covers a wide range of issues
crime and courts
Park Diving: Germscheid claims Park's six dive record
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
Girls Basketball: Park beats East Ridge by five, again
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
Mark F. Mulvihill, 66
Doris M. Pinault, 85
Jeanette Lampe, 79
Lucille Mann, 92
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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June 26, 2014
Cottage Grove Bike Park dream becomes reality for lead volunteer
More than 100 BMX riders from the metro broke in the new park at West Draw Park Thursday.
news / region
June 26, 2014 - 7:11pm
June 23, 2014
Anderson crowned Queen Ambassador of Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest
In front of an auditorium full of friends and family, 17-year-old Samantha Anderson was crowned the 2014 Queen of the Strawberry Fest Ambassador program at the coronation ceremony Monday. Sponsored by the Cottage Grove Women in Business organization, Anderson also took home the...
June 23, 2014 - 9:27pm
April 29, 2014
First Cottage Grove Habitat for Humanity project dedicated
Mihret Wolde walked through her brand new, unfurnished living room last week, and holding the hand of her 4-year-old son, Robel, she smiled, and pointed out the backyard where her two boys would soon play. She spoke softly but the look on her face couldn’t hide the excitement...
life / family
April 29, 2014 - 12:42pm
August 17, 2013
St. Paul Park Heritage Days grand parade part of a weekend of family fun
Warm weather and blue skies for the St. Paul Park Heritage Days grand parade.
life / events
August 17, 2013 - 1:42pm
November 27, 2011
Newport woman celebrates 100th birthday
Helen Petrowske stopped driving just last year, but shows few signs of slowing down. With help from family and friends at Red Rock Manor in Newport, Petrowske celebrated her 100th birthday last Tuesday. "I think it's great," Petrowske said of the Nov. 22 luncheon in her honor, adding...
November 27, 2011 - 11:21pm
July 8, 2011
Kok picnic postponed because of Cottage Grove park fire
Kok Funeral Home's Remembrance Picnic, scheduled at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 17, at the Woodridge Park pavilion in Cottage Grove, has been postponed due to a fire at the picnic pavilion. A new date has not been set.
July 8, 2011 - 10:35am
June 29, 2011
A hand for marriage: St. Paul Park church celebrates long-married couples
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in St. Paul Park celebrated couples who have been married 50 years or more during a special mass Tuesday. The Rev. Greg Esty led the service, a church tradition for the past 18 years. Those who have lost a married partner they were married to for...
religion / celebrations
June 29, 2011 - 8:54am
February 12, 2011
St. Paul Park couple celebrates second marriage, first Valentine's Day
Newlyweds Jack Flaherty and Pat Levang are proof that when first marriages are happy, the second one will be, too. Married on Nov. 27 last year at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, the couple on Monday will celebrate their first Valentine's Day together in their St. Paul Park home. What...
February 12, 2011 - 5:47am
February 8, 2011
'Sweet little Rosie' celebrates 100th birthday
You'll have to excuse Rose Wilhelmy for using the elevator Tuesday to get to the party that was in her honor. She was celebrating her 100th birthday - and probably had already used the stairs earlier in the day, and maybe even her stationary exercise bike. Wilhelmy strolled into...
February 8, 2011 - 5:20pm