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Minn. roundup: Driver pleads guilty to DWI crash that killed St. Paul singer; more state news stories
'Most promising' possibility yet for new hotel in Cottage Grove
St. Paul Park police reports: Garage break-in; fighting
Philharmonic convergence: Minnesota Orchestra performs at East Ridge High School
Police: Stranger asked young girl for Cottage Grove home's garage door code
crime and courts
Wolfpack work on converting scoring chances into goals
Football: Academy Force drops home game against Mound Westonka
Football: Park drops rematch with Apple Valley
Football: East Ridge holds off Roseville for a win on homecoming
Girls' swimming and diving: Wolfpack have season's best meet vs. Raptors
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
Cottage Grove family rallies around teen’s cancer fight
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
Inhuman being: Woodbury High School grad gets role in Marvel television series
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
arts and entertainment
State of MN vs Steven Radke in Condemnation
Acorn Mini Storage 101817 auction
Newport 100517 PHN 100517 Catherine Drive Utility Extension
SoWashCo Sch Bd 090717 Minutes
Cottage Grove Police Dept. auction 101417
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Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
Letters: Citizens organize against BNSF plan; juniors encouraged to apply for page program
Letters: Be cynical about GOP claims of public school support; Money, regulations don't solve problems
Letter: Jason Lewis is dangerous, not protesters
Viewpoint: Washington County is open to business
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October 29, 2016
Letter to the editor: Mills would bring arts education, business experience to council
This letter is in support of La Rae Mills, candidate for Cottage Grove City Council. I have known Mills for over 15 years and believe she is an outstanding candidate. Mills and her family are long-time residents of Cottage Grove. During the time I have known her, Mills has always...
October 29, 2016 - 1:00pm
Letter to the editor: Peterson, Schoen shaped by years of public service
Having served the good people of this area at the Capitol for a number of years, I have seen many public servants from across Minnesota. The best public officials are good listeners, have a strong moral compass and are willing to compromise. Jen Peterson and Dan Schoen are my choices...
October 29, 2016 - 7:00am
October 19, 2016
Minnesota sees record one-day online voter registration
ST. PAUL— Minnesota saw a record-breaking 73,478 voters pre-register online on Monday, Oct. 17, shattering the previous one-day record...
October 19, 2016 - 12:00pm
August 23, 2016
Bailey to run unopposed; Six to vie for two council seats
Cottage Grove voters will have one mayoral option on the Nov. 8 ballot but six choices for city council. Mayor Myron Bailey will run for his...
August 23, 2016 - 2:45pm
August 9, 2016
2nd District fight will be between Lewis and Craig
Jason Lewis used his celebrity of being a radio talk show host as basis for becoming the Republican nominee to replace U.S. Rep. John Kline.
August 9, 2016 - 10:51pm
July 20, 2016
Bailey to seek third term as mayor
Mayor Myron Bailey will be the only incumbent on the ballot for Cottage Grove city races this fall. Bailey said he intends to run for mayor again,...
July 20, 2016 - 8:00am
January 27, 2016
Trail cameras, doe scent ingredients in campaign sign theft bust
It took time, savvy and dedication, but Molly Lutz found out who had been taking her campaign signs. Last fall, a group of Woodbury High School...
January 27, 2016 - 7:00am
October 9, 2014
Newport City Council candidate viewpoint: Tracy Rahm
As I took the oath of office in January 2011, the future outlook for Newport was uncertain, at best. Our national and local economy was still struggling to emerge from the Great Recession. Other than the Wakota Bridge and associated highway projects, Newport had not seen significant...
October 9, 2014 - 12:09pm
Newport City Council candidate viewpoint: Dan Lund
Through my service as chair of the Newport Planning Commission, I have demonstrated the ability to work with businesses and residents to move their projects forward while keeping the interests of all Newport residents in mind at all times. I will maintain this perspective in all my...
October 9, 2014 - 12:07pm
September 12, 2014
Thiede plans town hall meetings in Cottage Grove
Cottage Grove City Council member Dave Thiede has scheduled four town hall meetings as he campaigns for re-election this fall. Thiede, who is seeking a second four-year term, said the meetings will give more residents opportunities to ask questions and discuss issues before they...
September 12, 2014 - 6:00am
March 28, 2014
Ballot-counting goes automatic in Washington County
Washington County voters will have a new system this election season.
March 28, 2014 - 8:00am
February 18, 2014
Dennis to run for Cottage Grove City Council
Steve Dennis built a small business in Cottage Grove and now wants to help promote the city to other prospective businesses.
February 18, 2014 - 11:44am
January 31, 2014
Sieben won't run for lieutenant governor on Dayton re-election ticket
The person most discussed as Gov. Mark Dayton's running mate says she is not interested.
January 31, 2014 - 5:19pm
January 6, 2014
Bigham to challenge Lehrke for Washington County Board seat
Karla Bigham, a former state lawmaker and Cottage Grove City Council member, will campaign this fall for the Washington County Board seat held by Autumn Lehrke.
January 6, 2014 - 10:09am
November 22, 2013
Recount confirms Van Leer District 833 School Board victory
Sharon Van Leer is headed to the South Washington County School Board after all. A manual recount this week of the District 833 School Board...
November 22, 2013 - 1:59pm