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Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
Woodbury's Craft Beer and Kitchen to close
Police brief: Server at Cottage Grove's Eagles cited for serving a minor
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
crime and courts
Softball: Close win puts Park in section championship game
Where the buffalo roam
Vaulting forward: East Ridge sophomore reaches new heights
Boys' Tennis: Raptors are headed back to state
Boys' Golf: Park gets highest SEC finish in years
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Body of work: Cottage Grove artists included in Red Wing exhibition
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Architect of the past: Newport woman recognized for historical preservation efforts
arts and entertainment
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Donna R. Wolden, 78
Frank P. "Egg" Schaeppi, 86
Sheila J. Breisler, 62
Richard L. "Dick" Kampmeyer, 79
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Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Judge Greg Galler Viewpoint: Numerous possible reasons to seek judge's removal
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
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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
December 26, 2014
Washington County forums take aim at teen drug use
To better inform parents, teens and educators about drug use in schools, Washington County has partnered with Know the Truth, a substance abuse...
News/crime and courts
December 26, 2014 - 8:00am
May 7, 2013
May 2013 story: Oltman student, age 12, dies
An Oltman Middle School student has died. The 12-year-old Cottage Grove boy died early Monday morning, May 6, authorities said. A preliminary report found the death was by suicide, according to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office. District 833 Communications Director...
May 7, 2013 - 4:07pm