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Thunderbolts take third at state
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Wolfpack athletes prepare to play in college
Three Raptors sign letters of intent
East Ridge, Woodbury, Park individuals qualify for state
St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
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Dakota Supply Group vs Greg Hoffman Plumbing
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Philip M. LaVenture
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Letter to the editor: Congrats on School Board victory, and thanks for support
Letters to the editor: Lots of questions remain about BNSF plans
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Viewpoint: With REAL ID extension granted, next fix must be MNLARS
Letters to the editor: Referendum needed for our kids; Vote 'yes' to keep District 833 strong
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Cottage Grove domestic abuse survivors: 'Always keep reaching out for help'
One woman endured abuse for many years, leaving her husband only after he put a loaded gun to her head and cocked the hammer. Another women fell in love fast with a man who later became violently abusive and would try to make up for hitting her by buying her flowers. "I won," the...
March 22, 2013 - 1:50pm
March 21, 2013
Newport, Linn Companies make their arguments in court over denied liquor license
The fate of businessman Stephen Linn's proposed liquor license is in the hands of three Minnesota appellate court judges. An Appeals Court heard oral arguments Thursday in the seven-month-old dispute between the city of Newport and Linn, whose company last year was denied a liquor...
March 21, 2013 - 2:15pm
March 13, 2013
Cottage Grove police to get speed trailer for use on local roads
Drivers in Cottage Grove soon could see their speed clocked on a roadside trailer. The Cottage Grove Police Department is buying a digital display speed trailer, following the City Council's approval of the nearly $20,000 purchase March 6. The Cottage Grove Crime Prevention Board...
March 13, 2013 - 4:55pm
March 12, 2013
Cottage Grove police reports for March 12: Property damage, trespassing, vandalism
Trespassing A 28-year-old Cottage Grove man was arrested and cited for trespassing shortly before 10 p.m. Feb. 22 at a home in the 9100 block of 79th Street. Property damage A homeowner in the 6900 block of Homestead Avenue reported Feb. 23 that unknown juveniles had damaged five...
March 12, 2013 - 2:26pm
March 11, 2013
Cottage Grove police reports for March 11: Drugs, burglary, disorderly
Drugs An 18-year-old Cottage Grove male student at the District 833 Alternative Learning Center was cited Feb. 26 for possession of a small amount of marijuana. Burglary Police were called Feb. 28 to a home in the 9800 block of Miller Road. A caretaker said someone broke into the...
March 11, 2013 - 11:10am
March 9, 2013
UPDATED: Four taken to hospital after car crashes into tree in Cottage Grove
Three men and a woman were taken to a hospital after a car crashed into a tree Friday in a residential neighborhood in Cottage Grove. Emergency...
March 9, 2013 - 3:35pm
March 8, 2013
Cottage Grove police reports for March 8: Theft, assault, underage drinking and driving
Underage drinking and driving A traffic stop for speeding led to alcohol and drug citations. A police officer stopped a vehicle shortly before midnight Feb. 28 at Jamaica Avenue and Military Road. The driver, a 17-year-old Cottage Grove female, was found to be in possession of an...
March 8, 2013 - 10:54am
March 1, 2013
St. Paul Park police reports for March 1: Domestic, vandalism, trespassing
Dispute Police were called to the winter dock at Hidden Harbor marina, 388 Ninth Ave., about 3:15 a.m. Feb. 3 for a reported dispute. A boat owner told police that he had been involved in a dispute with another man he had allowed to stay on his boat, which is named "Wake-N-Bake."...
March 1, 2013 - 2:25pm
Cottage Grove police reports for March 1: Theft, drugs, property damage
Property damage Police were called to an apartment complex at 8130 East Point Douglas Road on Feb. 16 on a report that a garage door handle was damaged. A Cottage Grove resident reported Feb. 18 that a window was shot out of a vehicle parked in the 8100 block of Jergen Avenue. No...
March 1, 2013 - 1:33pm
February 28, 2013
Cottage Grove garage fire started in vehicle
A Cottage Grove woman stopped at home while running errands, but then was stopped in her tracks as she went to leave several minutes later. Her...
February 28, 2013 - 3:59pm
February 26, 2013
Cottage Grove police brief: Theft suspect carrying rock in sock as weapon
A south Washington County man was arrested for alleged theft and for carrying a rock in a sock that he claimed was a weapon. Jabari A. Lafayette, 23, of St. Paul Park, was arrested Feb. 15 and booked into Washington County jail for alleged shoplifting and a weapons violation. Police...
February 26, 2013 - 1:00pm
Cottage Grove police brief: Woman accused of stealing new boyfriend's car
This is one relationship that may be off to a rocky start. A Minneapolis woman was arrested last week for allegedly stealing her new boyfriend's car in Cottage Grove. The Cottage Grove man called police Feb. 20 to report that his girlfriend of one month took his car without permission...
February 26, 2013 - 12:58pm
February 24, 2013
Some residents relocated after apartment fire at Norris Square in Cottage Grove
A Sunday morning fire forced the relocation of up to 20 residents of the Norris Square senior living facility in Cottage Grove. After a small apartment fire broke out, Norris Square staff and emergency responders worked quickly to move residents who live in apartments near the fire...
February 24, 2013 - 1:47pm
February 22, 2013
St. Paul Park police reports for Feb. 22: Vandalism, suspicious activity
Vandalism A St. Paul Park man reported Jan. 20 that someone threw eggs at his vehicle parked in the 600 block of Hastings Avenue. Suspicious activity A St. Paul park woman called police Jan. 21 after she had been followed around the city by a man in another vehicle. The man yelled...
February 22, 2013 - 7:44am
February 21, 2013
Cottage Grove police reports for Feb. 21: Trespassing, fire, assault
Trespassing Police were called by 3M to Kingsborough Court on Feb. 5 on a report of suspicious activity. A man was trespassing on 3M property. The man told police he was looking for deer antlers. He was told not to trespass. Fire Cottage Grove firefighters extinguished a small...
February 21, 2013 - 7:34am