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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
National Karate moves to larger space
Dog euthanized after ‘horrific’ pack attack at Cottage Grove park
Newport to pursue Verizon tower
crime and courts
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
Park boys soccer: Wolfpack compete well against state's top teams
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
Georgia M. Christenson, 67
Donna Reynolds, 83
Irving C. Jerry, 87
Melroy Englert, 76
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
July 25, 2016
Rates drop in new South Washington County Schools insurance contract
School District 833 South Washington County Schools' new contract with HealthPartners, its group insurance provider, includes double-digit premium decreases next year. The district is renewing with HealthPartners for two years; the current five-year contract ends in December. The...
July 25, 2016 - 9:57am
July 1, 2016
School District 833 reaches contract agreement with office support specialists
School District 833 has agreed on a new contract with its district office support specialists.
July 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
June 20, 2016
Valley Crossing welcomes Gateway students
Before the last day of school, Valley Crossing Community School students welcomed third- and fourth-grade Gateway program students at the door and taught the school fight song to those who might join Valley Crossing Elementary.
June 20, 2016 - 4:42pm
Long may they wave: Head Start students fete Old Glory in Flag Day ceremony
Students from the Head Start program sang "You're a Grand Old Flag" and other songs.
June 20, 2016 - 7:00am
June 17, 2016
End of an era: Last sixth-graders graduate from Valley Crossing
Kyle Zins was not only last in line at last Thursday's graduation at Valley Crossing Community School, he was also the final sixth-grader of...
June 17, 2016 - 7:00am
May 26, 2016
5K race makes strides against bullying
The fourth-annual Standing Strong 5K drew 270 runners, walkers and strollers to Hamlet Park Saturday. Entry fees for the 3.1-mile race are used...
May 26, 2016 - 9:45am
May 2, 2016
Art of relaxation: District 833 Community Education's Gentle Saturday offers variety of classes
Painting was among the many activities at District 833 Community Education’s Gentle Saturday program April 30 at Cottage Grove Middle Scho...
Life/arts and entertainment
May 2, 2016 - 1:49pm
December 31, 2015
Oltman's Darren Nelson wins statewide assistant principal award
For Darren Nelson, the eye-opening moment came during a routine checkup at the optometrist’s office. At Oltman Middle School, where the sign...
December 31, 2015 - 11:21am
November 2, 2015
Election 2015: Here's what's on the ballot in south Washington County
Voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide School District 833’s referendum and settle a race for three School Board seats. St. Paul Park...
November 2, 2015 - 6:00am
August 20, 2015
District 833 School Board race takes shape as seven candidates file
Seven candidates will vie for three open South Washington County School Board seats this fall. They include three incumbents, including board...
August 20, 2015 - 9:30am
March 19, 2015
Gov. Dayton, lawmakers to visit Newport Elementary Friday
Gov. Mark Dayton and area DFL lawmakers will visit Newport Elementary School Friday morning to highlight a preschool funding proposal.
March 19, 2015 - 3:53pm
January 30, 2015
Cottage Grove day care kids to receive congressional award
Eleven kids at local day care started a lemonade stand and raised money for Officer Scott Patrick Memorial Fund.
January 30, 2015 - 8:00am
January 27, 2015
Cottage Grove HERO Center concept scaled back
Inver Hills pulls paramedic program; city looks at fire station, BEC for possible training space.
News/crime and courts
January 27, 2015 - 5:00pm
January 24, 2015
Park High School art teacher David Frigaard dies in shooting
Park High School art teacher David Frigaard was the victim of a fatal shooting early Saturday in Mahtomedi, near where he owns a bar.
News/crime and courts
January 24, 2015 - 6:38pm
December 30, 2014
2014 in review: Top local stories in south Washington County
A collection of the top local news stories of the past year: New retail, and a grocery closing, highlight development changes It was a...
December 30, 2014 - 9:15am