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A wake-up call: Father shares grief of daughter's loss at Washington County drug-abuse forum
Washington County to explore online project bidding
Slavin likely School Board pick after debate over expedited appointment
One dead in fire at Woodbury senior living facility
Cottage Grove road repairs come in $1M under budget
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Wolfpack Youth Wrestling: Wolfpack K-5 team places four at state
The Great Outdoors: Nice weather allows teams to practice outside early
PWER Nordic Skiing: All three teams to race in same section
East Ridge Athletics: Raptors race to new cross-country section amid multiple section changes for East Ridge
New Life Athletics: Eagles to move up to Class AA in multiple sports
'Kumiko' film shot in south Washington County gets Minneapolis screening
A Mooving story: Children's author, illustrator visit Park Grove Library
Cottage Grove Parks and Rec cures cabin fever
It's Take 2 for Cottage Grove's Films in 5 Festival
South Washington County's weekly fish fry dinners have diners hooked
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CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME HEALTHEAST CLINIC-COTTAGE GROVE
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
Notice of Workshop
NOTICE OF HEARINGCITY OF ST. PAUL PARK, MINNESOTA
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Judy Fox, 68
Layne W. Nelson, 56
Douglas A. Nelson, 80
Kathleen Bossen, 61
Diane D. Oehlke, 61
Letter to the editor: Snaring is a cruel and inhumane method of trapping
Viewpoint: Save the dates – It’s a busy time ahead for Washington County
Viewpoint: New research shows human effects on local aquifers
Letter to the editor: Require hunters to get OK to trap on private land
Analysis: Urgent bills the only legislative product at halfway point
Get Out! Deals
March 18, 2010
Help for families dealing with autism
In the two years since her son was diagnosed with autism, Emily Miller of St. Paul Park has done a lot of research ...
March 18, 2010 - 7:00am
Process slow, complex in watershed talks
Seemingly mundane local watershed management talks are beginning to look like delicate peace accord negotiations. Local governments at odds over south Washington County watershed management are beginning to move toward a consensus plan for handling stormwater. But that movement...
news / politics
March 18, 2010 - 7:00am
River Acres residents object to planned project
The Cottage Grove City Council OK'd moving ahead with a planned summer road reconstruction in the rural River Acres neighborhood Wednesday, despite the protests of residents unhappy with the costly assessments accompanying the project. The estimated $1.65 million project will tear...
March 18, 2010 - 12:21am
March 17, 2010
Hidden Harbor soft opening set mid-April
Refurbishment of the former Willie's Hidden Harbor in St. Paul Park began in early March with a soft opening tentatively set for mid-April, according to new owners Tim Kennedy and Paul Narpaul. They received approval for three different liquor licenses from the St. Paul Park City...
March 17, 2010 - 10:49am
March 4, 2010
Weekend planner: Food shelf, Relay for Life fundraisers this weekend
The Valley Crossing Community School Relay For Life team will host a pancake breakfast at the Valley Creek Plaza Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar (near Target) from 8 to 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, March 6. The Cottage Grove Walking Club will meet for its first walk of the yearbeginning...
events / life
March 4, 2010 - 1:23pm
March 3, 2010
Transit station: New business hub?
A Minneapolis-based urban planner extolled the virtues of development that can spring up around transit stations last week to Red Rock Corridor Commission members -- and also warned of the challenges cities can face in making that development successful. The commission has begun...
March 3, 2010 - 8:10am
February 17, 2010
Police reserves take to the streets
Cottage Grove Police Department reserve officers got a chance to practice directing traffic at three of the city's busiest intersections Saturday. "There's...
February 17, 2010 - 7:56am
Red Rock: 8 years out?
A commuter rail line between downtown St.
February 17, 2010 - 7:54am
February 16, 2010
Lenten services in south Washington County
Lent, the 40-day season of preparation before Christians celebrate Easter, will be observed at churches throughout south Washington County, beginning on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 17. Below, is a brief summary of events. "Concrete Faith in a Crumbling World" is the theme for Lent this year...
February 16, 2010 - 11:06am
February 3, 2010
From sand to snow
Being home in Cottage Grove after spending nine months in Iraq feels a little like waking up from a dream, said 1st Sgt. Larry Clatt. "The time...
February 3, 2010 - 8:08am
CG council will consider ash borer plan
Cottage Grove City Council on Wednesday will consider approval of a plan to manage the encroaching Emerald Ash Borer, an Asian beetle that has destroyed millions of trees across North America and has been detected as close as St. Paul. Officials say the management plan will be the...
February 3, 2010 - 8:08am
January 27, 2010
SPP council debates land sale
The St. Paul Park City Council is discussing the possible sale of property at the intersection of St. Paul Park Road and Summit Avenue, just north of SuperAmerica. In a workshop session Jan. 19, the council considered a proposal received from Mai Bue, owner of the Newport Liquor...
news / politics
January 27, 2010 - 8:47am
January 23, 2010
The smallest township survives
Nearly two years after the final legal annexation battle that sent about 600 acres from Grey Cloud Island Township into St. Paul Park, not much has changed in the township except that it has the distinction of being the smallest township in the state. There are 125 households in...
January 23, 2010 - 7:00am
January 20, 2010
Helping Haiti: Local efforts to aid devastated country
East Ridge students collecting donations for Haitian relief Four students at East Ridge High School in Woodbury have organized "Hearts for Haiti," a campaign to collect donations for residents of the earthquake-torn island. Tenth-graders Shua Bhattacharya, Vincent Bedard, Melanie...
education / news
January 20, 2010 - 2:03pm
January 19, 2010
Real ice, hot chocolate and a fire
Highlands Park Pond in Cottage Grove looked like a movie set in Saturday's late afternoon sun. It had all the elements: skaters on ice that didn't come from a public works hose, benches next to the pond to help skaters don their blades, a warm fire and hot chocolate to drink. A...
news / life
January 19, 2010 - 4:27pm