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Knitting with memories: Every shawl holds a story for Gesling
GOP amplifies moves to increase punishment for highway protests
Minnesota roundup: Man charged in connection with fatal meth overdose of his 'buddy'; jogger struck by car, killed in St. Paul
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
UPDATE: Blizzard warning issued for Goodhue County; likely snowfall adjusted
crime and courts
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Park Volleyball: Johnson brings new perspective to Park volleyball
Nordic Skiing: Marien, Schiferl wrap up seasons at state
Girls' Basketball: Woodbury hands East Ridge a blow to SEC hopes
Boys' Hockey: Second period goals push Park past Hastings
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
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VCCS INTERIOR REMODEL BID
PN JT PLANNING MET COUN-GCIT
LTD LIABILITY CO-PURE VITALITY
BID FOR NEW CG FIRE STATION
Hollis "Luke" Lucas, 87
Hugh D. Carroll Jr., 81
Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
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January 15, 2010
Hastings man killed after being struck by semi
A 69-year-old Hastings man died Jan. 10 after being struck by a semi-truck on Vermillion Street four days prior. Leander Reinardy died at Regions Hospital in St. Paul on Sunday. The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the crash and has yet to release many details about the accident...
January 15, 2010 - 8:21am
January 14, 2010
Recent Cottage Grove police reports
The following incidents recently appeared on the Cottage Grove Police Department call log: One-hundred and fifty dollars was reported stolen Thursday, Jan. 7, from a purse at Park High School. A resident in the 8600 block of Jody Circle reported Friday, Jan. 8, that money had been...
crime and courts
January 14, 2010 - 9:35am
January 13, 2010
Sharing to save
Cottage Grove building inspector Andy McLean remembers a time when he and his colleagues were swamped, almost unable to keep up with the blizzard...
January 13, 2010 - 7:30am
Festival drinking rules on the table
St. Paul Park business owners as well as residents have been invited to meet with the city's Public Safety Commission at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan.
January 13, 2010 - 7:30am
December 12, 2009
Holiday Train haul: $53,000 and counting
The Cottage Grove stop along the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train's North American tour has earned a reputation as the biggest and best, local organizers have said. South Washington County worked hard to keep that status on Saturday evening: local Holiday Train planning committee chair...
December 12, 2009 - 7:17pm
December 9, 2009
A blizzard outside, but 'Fun in the sun' on the minds of Strawberry Fest planners
Cottage Grove's streets are blanketed in snow, its residents bundled up against bitterly cold winds.
December 9, 2009 - 7:17pm
December 2, 2009
Cottage Grove helps kick off the season
Cottage Grove revived a winter tradition Wednesday, lighting up 2,000 LED Christmas lights during a tree lighting ceremony at Cottage Grove City Hall. Residents, city council members and city staff gathered in the cold outside Cottage Grove City Hall for the event, which included...
December 2, 2009 - 10:59am
November 27, 2009
A course in hard work -- and fun
To the scouts in Boy Scout Troop 237, the task before them -- to build, paint and assemble a series of wooden ramps and walls -- didn't look like much fun. It was to become an agility course for Blitz, the Cottage Grove Police Department's German Shepherd K-9 dog, and his partner,...
November 27, 2009 - 2:41pm
November 18, 2009
Heritage Days wristbands for drinkers proposed
It might cost revelers at least $1 to stroll down Broadway Avenue with a beer in hand during the 2010 St. Paul Park Heritage Days festival. That was just one of many suggested changes proposed by new Heritage Days committee chair Greg Langbehn, as he spoke to city council members...
November 18, 2009 - 3:33pm
November 17, 2009
Matching dollars for donations to Yeshiva High School on Tuesday
Three foundations will match donations made to the Yeshiva High School of the Twin Cities in Cottage Grove on Tuesday as part of a promotion celebrating the school's use of a new Web-based fundraising tool. The school on Tuesday launched the use of GiveMN.org, a Website that helps...
November 17, 2009 - 10:31am
Bulletin Pet of the Week: Cooper
Newly certified therapy dog, Cooper Isaac, dispensed his special brand of friendly contact recently on a visit with All Saints Lutheran Church senior pastor Jules Erickson to All Saints parishioner Ginny Christiansen, at a local nursing home. Cooper is a Goldendoodle that has been...
November 17, 2009 - 10:14am
October 30, 2009
Sidewalk at Pullman Ave. rail crossing to be extended
More than two months have passed since school opened and students who walk or bike along Pullman Avenue are still forced to move into the street...
October 30, 2009 - 7:53am
House on Summit to be boarded up
The St. Paul Park City Council approved a resolution on Oct. 19 ordering the owner of a vacant home at 1318 Summit Avenue to secure the property by Nov. 2 or the city will do it and charge the property. The house, owned by Mike McConnell, was damaged in a fire in the spring and has...
October 30, 2009 - 7:51am
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...
October 21, 2009 - 7:58am
October 19, 2009
HealthPartners clinic planned for Cottage Grove
HealthPartners will open a new clinic in Cottage Grove early next year, the organization announced last week. The 5,000 square-foot clinic will...
October 19, 2009 - 7:00am