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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
Real Estate Showcase
December 23, 2009
Hands-on Holy Land experience
"A Night in Bethlehem" is a hands-on Holy Land Experience for all ages scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19, at the St. Thomas Aquinas Parish building, 920 Holley Ave., in St. Paul Park. The evening will begin with Mass at 5 p.m. followed by a light meal at 6 p.m. After...
December 23, 2009 - 8:11am
October 6, 2009
'Run with Sven' event cancelled due to weather
A fundraiser for Stone Soup Thrift Shop planned for Saturday, Oct. 10, has been cancelled due to weather. "Run with Sven, Stroll with Santa, Walk with Judy Spooner," had been scheduled to take place at Hamlet Park in Cottage Grove Saturday morning. The forecast calls for a rain...
October 6, 2009 - 1:25pm
July 23, 2009
Couples celebrate 50-plus years of marriage
Fifteen years ago Doris McShea invited 32 people -- all married at least 50 years -- to celebrate their marriage with a Mass and lunch at St....
July 23, 2009 - 7:55am
June 24, 2009
Hillside gardens will tempt strollers
Joyce and Don Piper and Lynne Thornsjo make hillside gardening look easy -- after the work is done. Both gardens are part of this year's 13th...
June 24, 2009 - 7:00am
March 9, 2009
Ball starts rolling for Stone Soup-er Bowl
Stone Soup Thrift Shop, in St. Paul Park, has helped its shoppers stretch their budgets. Now, the shop needs some help meeting its own. The...
March 9, 2009 - 7:00am
March 5, 2009
Session on college planned at Park
State Sen. Katie Sieben, State Rep. Karla Bigham, and guidance counselor Dan Powers are hosting an informal forum, "Saturday Conversations with Minnesota Colleges," inviting higher education institutions (University of Minnesota System, Minnesota State Colleges & Universities and...
March 5, 2009 - 7:00am
February 26, 2009
All District 833 after school events canceled
All after-school and evening activities and events through District 833 and District 833 Community Education are being canceled for tonight, Feb. 26. The boys' section hockey game, boys' swimming sections and state gymnastic meet are going on as scheduled. Questions about other...
February 26, 2009 - 2:01pm
Weekend planner: Pancake breakfast Sunday
FRIDAY, FEB. 27 FISH FRY FRIDAY -- Cooks at the Cottage Grove VFW Post 8752 Red Barn serve a fish buffet from 4:45 to 7:30 p.m. every Friday through Good Friday, April 10. The buffet includes hand-battered Icelandic cod, meatballs, au gratin and baked potatoes, green beans, baked...
February 26, 2009 - 9:36am
February 18, 2009
Craft show, homerun derby additions to this year's Strawberry Fest
This June's Strawberry Fest will mark the event's 25th year -- but while a focus of the 2009 get-together will be the past quarter-century of fun, it's something new that the festival's planning committee president said he believes will help the celebration continue to grow. After...
February 18, 2009 - 7:30am
February 13, 2009
Sledding cancelled, but open house still on in SPP
No snow on the hill in St. Paul Park means no sledding party as planned by the city's park and rec commission for Sunday, Feb. 15. However, the open house at the fire hall, 600 Portland Ave., is still scheduled. Firefighters will be on hand from 1 to 3 p.m. to explain equipment, give...
February 13, 2009 - 9:06am
February 11, 2009
CG royalty plans Mardi Gras
The Cottage Grove Royalty Scholarship Program invites the community it its Mardi Gras Masquerade Extravaganza. The event will be from 6 to 11 p.m. Feb. 21 at Mississippi Dunes Golf Links Grand Ballroom. Music, food, entertainment, prizes, costume contests will be part of the festivities...
February 11, 2009 - 8:32am
January 21, 2009
Fate unsettled for 2009 Pioneer Day
Pauline Schottmuller's still got a basement full of Pioneer Day paraphernalia -- it's taking up some space in her family's garage, too. For the past decade the Newport City Council member has helped lead the planning effort for the city's annual Pioneer Day festival.
January 21, 2009 - 7:47am
December 4, 2008
Holiday train crucial to food shelf budget
The number of families relying on St. Paul Park's Friends in Need Food Shelf to get them through lean times the last three years just keeps going...
December 4, 2008 - 7:42am
November 28, 2008
'Magical Journey' with Disney
Skating with Disney's "Mickey & Minnie's Magical Journey" has also been a magical journey for Jennifer Atkinson of Cottage Grove. Atkinson,...
November 28, 2008 - 7:00am
October 9, 2008
Halloween celebration grows
Cottage Grove's Halloween parade and festivities have changed hands, changed names and now include a Friday night activity. This year's Halloween celebration -- Monster Bash 2008 -- is being organized by the Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Committee. Events will begin with the costume...
October 9, 2008 - 7:43am