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Louie Tinucci built a restaurant that lasted — and the family to carry it on
School District 833 to buy Bailey Nurseries property for new Oltman Middle School
Cottage Grove K-9 Blitz calls it quits
Mediation planned for South Washington County Schools teachers union contract
Klobuchar speaks at Cottage Grove Memorial Day ceremony
crime and courts
New Life Academy Baseball: Eagles open sections in style
Park Baseball: Wolfpack stay alive with win
East Ridge Baseball: Longmuir’s dominance leads to Raptors victory
Park Softball: Wolfpack now a win away from state tournament berth
East Ridge Softball: Raptors end season with loss to Eagan in sections
Banner of bravery: Cottage Grove veteran cherishes state flag he flew in Vietnam
Entries sought for second annual Films in 5 Festival
5K race makes strides against bullying
Cottage Grove 22-mile run/walk draws attention to veteran suicides
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arts and entertainment
Jane M. Hennen, 78
H. Byron Robinson, 93
Edward F. Rodd, 86
Kathleen A. Cognetta, 71
Louis R. Tinucci, Jr. 87
Viewpoint: Competency-based learning intriguing
Viewpoint: District prioritizes uniformity in VCCS plan
Letter to the editor: Country can't afford bloated military
Letter to the editor: Don't gripe, don't gloat; see who'll vote
Viewpoint: Miranda warning often misunderstood
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May 20, 2010
Autumn Lehrke to challenge Myra Peterson for board seat
Cottage Grove resident Autumn Lehrke has filed to challenge Myra Peterson for her seat on the Washington County Board this fall. Lerhke, a 28-year-old...
May 20, 2010 - 3:34pm
April 21, 2010
Three vying for county attorney
More than seven months from the fall election, the crop of Washington County attorney candidates is growing. Kevin Shoeberg, who has a Woodbury law firm, recently announced his candidacy. He is the third person campaigning for the post held by Doug Johnson, who said he plans to retire...
April 21, 2010 - 3:13pm
April 7, 2010
Woodbury attorney announces county attorney run
A local attorney in private practice has joined the field of candidates for Washington County attorney. Kevin Shoeberg, who has a Woodbury law firm and lives in Stillwater, announced he is running for county attorney. Shoeberg has worked as attorney and prosecutor for a number of...
April 7, 2010 - 10:46am
December 4, 2009
Royal Raptors shut out Tartan
Three goals from three different scorers combined with 27 saves by goaltender Jessica Taplin made for a shutout victory for the South Washington...
sports / raptors
December 4, 2009 - 2:25pm
November 25, 2009
SWC slammed at White Bear Lake
The South Washington County girls hockey team incurred its first loss of the season Tuesday night as host White Bear Lake handed the Royal Raptors...
sports / raptors
November 25, 2009 - 10:46am
November 23, 2009
A good start for Royal Raptors
A brand-new era in District 833 hockey began in triumphant -- if not slightly sloppy -- manner as the South Washington County girls team kicked...
sports / raptors
November 23, 2009 - 11:53am
April 29, 2009
'Taste of' extravaganza returns
It's that time of year again, when District 833 families get the chance to taste a bit of everything South Washington County has to offer. The South Washington County Schools Education Foundation's Taste of South Washington County Extravaganza will come to Woodbury High School on...
News / Food
April 29, 2009 - 6:39am
April 28, 2009
County health officials watching swine flu issue closely
Washington County Public Health officials provided an update to commissioners Tuesday on the latest news on the swine flu outbreak that has surfaced in several states across the country. As of Tuesday morning, about 40 cases have been confirmed in Texas, New York, California, Kansas...
April 28, 2009 - 4:18pm
County recognizes outstanding volunteers
Washington County took some time to recognize some top-notch community volunteers last week. Three residents and one organization were honored at the April 21 county board meeting as recipients of the 2009 Community Involvement Awards. The Community Involvement Awards program is...
April 28, 2009 - 1:28pm
County may get help for I-94 corridor transit study funding
Washington County got some good news from Washington D.C. this past week. Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-St. Paul) informed county officials that her office is submitting a request for $4 million in federal funding for a planned I-94 corridor transit alternatives study. The funds...
April 28, 2009 - 1:25pm
Daily jail bookings for Tuesday
According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the following people were booked into the Washington County Jail between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday: Risper M. Mayaka, 25, of Woodbury, on theft charges. Gabrielle M. Nielsen, 19, of Woodbury, on a charge of third-degree...
April 28, 2009 - 8:13am
April 17, 2009
Sheriff seeks stimulus funding to make up for position cuts
The Washington County Sheriff's Office is looking to the federal government for stimulus funding to make seven new hires. The Washington County Board of Commissioners vote 5-0 Tuesday, April, 14 to authorize the department to submit its grant application to the federal Community...
April 17, 2009 - 4:51pm
April 16, 2009
County board OK's plan to respond to cardiac arrests in public buildings
The Washington County Board of Commissioners recently approved a plan to place automatic external defibrillators (AED) in many county facilities as a life-saving measure for people experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. Defibrillators will be located in county parks, the law enforcement...
April 16, 2009 - 7:36am
April 15, 2009
County keeping an eye on a tax bill
Washington County is paying close attention to a bill that is moving through the state Legislature that would allow counties to add an extra half-cent to the sales tax to make up for losses in state aid. County administrator Jim Schug informed Washington County commissioners during...
April 15, 2009 - 7:38am
April 8, 2009
Washington County Community Services 2009 Action Plan
PUBLIC NOTICE WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICES April 8, 2009 Washington County Community Services 14949 62nd Street North Stillwater, MN 55082-0030 651-430-6455 The CDBG & HOME Program 2009 Annual Action Plan draft. Is available on the web at: http://www.co.washington.mn.us/info_for_residents/community_services/housing/ ...
April 8, 2009 - 10:00am