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Cottage Grove City Council approves new fire station plans
Hofmann joins Cottage Grove Middle School as assistant principal
Olson to lead South Washington County Schools' Transportation Department
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
crime and courts
Park swimming and diving: Wolfpack take fifth in SEC relays
Swimming and diving: Raptors lead conference relays
New Life Academy girls soccer: Eagles drop opener to Visitation
New Life Academy tennis: Eagles fare well in tournaments
Park girls soccer: Wolfpack kick off season with pair of wins
Teen already has several "opening credits" in film career
Heritage Days draws crowds with new and old attractions
St. Paul Park Heritage Days parade
More visible location boosts numbers at weekly car show
Garelicks to be Heritage Days parade grand marshals
arts and entertainment
BOARD SUM 8-18-2016
Beneficial Loan and Thrift Co. vs Honeyman
Reverse Mortage Funding vs Judy R Bracci Mortgage Foreclosure
2017 PAVEMENT MGMT
Donna Reynolds, 83
Irving C. Jerry, 87
Melroy Englert, 76
Georgia M. Christenson, 67
Karen A. Blau, 58
Letter to the editor: Thank you to the kind people in Cottage Grove
Letter to the editor: Sell River Oaks and stop the losses
Letter to the editor: Enjoyed teaching driver's ed
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove positions River Oaks Golf Course for future success
Viewpoint: Find creepy crawlies in Cottage Grove
Real Estate Showcase
crime and courts
August 12, 2016
Driver charged with sex crime against Newport woman
The driver of a transportation business allegedly forced a Newport woman to perform oral sex on him before he returned her home from an appointment.
August 12, 2016 - 5:14pm
August 5, 2016
Former sports radio host Jeff Dubay sentenced for meth possession
Former Twin Cities sports radio personality Jeff Dubay has been sentenced for methamphetamine possession.
August 5, 2016 - 2:13pm
August 1, 2016
Charges: Cottage Grove couple showed up bloodied at hospital after alleged assault
A Cottage Grove man allegedly choked and assaulted his wife, pistol-whipped her and restrained her in their home.
News/crime and courts
August 1, 2016 - 9:15am
July 12, 2016
Memorializing her life: Danielle Jelinek's parents reflect
Ed and Jan Jelinek reflect on their late daughter, Danielle.
July 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
July 6, 2016
Fatalities up in Washington County
There were 2,630 traffic crashes in Washington County last year, with only one fatality in Cottage Grove and none in Woodbury, according to the...
News/crime and courts
July 6, 2016 - 1:18pm
June 28, 2016
City of Newport to pay $115,000 to injured former police officer
June 28, 2016 - 11:15am
June 23, 2016
Teen on skateboard injured in collision with car in Cottage Grove
A teenager was struck by a car Thursday night while crossing 70th Street in Cottage Grove.
June 23, 2016 - 11:01pm
June 20, 2016
Dirty trick: St. Paul Park woman seeks return of bench stolen from husband's grave site
Marilyn Krenik cannot fathom why someone would steal a memorial bench from her husband's gravesite.
June 20, 2016 - 10:27am
June 15, 2016
Cottage Grove police reports for June 15: Disorderly, suspicious activity, obstruction
Recent criminal activity reported in Cottage Grove: Disorderly A 16-year-old Cottage Grove boy was given a juvenile ticket for disorderly conduct following a physical disturbance involving his mother at a home in the 8800 block of Inwood Avenue. A Cottage Grove woman reported May...
June 15, 2016 - 5:34pm
April 8, 2016
Judge orders Lehrke to pay fine, file overdue report in campaign finance case
A Ramsey County judge fined Derrick Lehrke and ordered him to file an amended campaign finance report that explains how money from his past Minnesota House bid was used.
April 8, 2016 - 3:33pm
February 4, 2016
Prescott police ‘In God we trust’ bumper stickers don’t stick for long
In spite of what he described as a warm reception from community members, a Wisconsin police chief’s effort to place “In God we trust” stickers on squad cars came to an abrupt end.
February 4, 2016 - 10:47am
December 18, 2015
Five Cottage Grove businesses fail underage alcohol sale compliance
Five Cottage Grove businesses failed a recent alcohol compliance check by selling to a minor. Employees at Las Margaritas, Ruby Tuesday, Cottage Grove VFW, Carbone’s Pizza and Top Ten Wine & Spirits sold alcohol to a 19-year-old who was working with a compliance officer, according...
December 18, 2015 - 3:38pm
October 30, 2015
Newport broadens law enforcement talk to include study of merging police departments
A merger with one or both of its neighboring cities’ police departments would be a third alternative for Newport, where until last month debate focused on whether to retain the Newport Police Department or enter into a long-term service contract with the Washington County Sheriff’s...
October 30, 2015 - 2:50pm
October 29, 2015
Federal judge orders quicker sex offender evaluation; state appeals
ST. PAUL -- A federal judge ordered Minnesota Thursday to give sex offenders in a state treatment program a chance to be released, but did not...
October 29, 2015 - 8:05pm
October 17, 2015
Viewpoint: Reasonable aid required in Good Samaritan Law
Minnesota has a law entitled the "Good Samaritan Law." It places a legal duty on people to provide reasonable assistance to others that have been exposed to or are in peril of grave physical harm.
October 17, 2015 - 9:00am