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Five new officers join Cottage Grove Police Department
Maldonado to lead Nuevas Fronteras
Hidden among us: Homelessness remains a steady challenge in Washington County
Fines to increase in Minn. for failing to stop for school buses
Health care town hall in Cottage Grove shines light on Medicaid recipients
crime and courts
Coyotes split series with Ducks
Local athletes shed light on the college grind
Legion Baseball: St. Paul Park, East Ridge, Woodbury survive to Friday
Rogotzke wrestling for Team USA
Bulletin sports briefs: Summer basketball camp; Hall of Fame fundraiser
Trashy art: mural adds color to St. Paul Park refuse and recycling business
Chuck & Don’s selects nonprofits for annual fundraiser
Gardens of Light Walking Tour showcases Afton, Lakeland and Bayport gardens
Kids learn the blues at church social in St. Paul Park
St. Paul Park gathers to honor life of Kendrick Jordan Jr.
arts and entertainment
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Cottage Grove City Council Hrg 080917
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Cottage Grove PC Hrg 080917
Terry G. Fritze, 60
Audrey Phyllis Walsh
Michael Freeman, 68
Doris D. Hanson, 76
Donald B. Wareberg, 75
Letters to the editor: Thanks for supporting Park theater trip
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
Bailey: Watering ban is approaching an end, but your help is still needed
Letter: Celebrating student achievement
Viewpoint: School district should stop pitting neighborhoods against choice programs
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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
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