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December 15, 2015
Sam Cook, 4, jokes with Santa while the two discuss the Cottage Grove boy's wish list during the Santa Breakfast event Sunday at River Oaks Golf Course. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Grin and bearded: Cottage Grove's Santa Breakfast draws a crowd
December 15, 2015 - 3:32pm
November 12, 2015
Runners take part in the Hale to the Bird 5K on Thanksgiving Day last year. The run, which benefits the Friends in Need Food Shelf in St. Paul Park, is in its sixth year. It will take place at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 26, at Hamlet Park. Registration is at 8 a.m. (Bulletin file photo)
Early deadline nears for Hale to the Bird 5K in Cottage Grove
November 12, 2015 - 9:13am
October 31, 2015
Jacob Mullan embraces the role of Tinkles the Clown, one of several creepy characters to walk in the Monster Bash parade for Zywiec's Haunting Experience in Cottage Grove. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Cottage Grove gets ghoulish for Monster Bash Halloween parade
October 31, 2015 - 2:31pm
August 18, 2015
Taylen Johnson, 13, is stunned his mother Jackie Schnabel beat him in a carnival game Saturday during Heritage Days. Operator Lisa Doede laughs as the two compete for a stuffed animal. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
St. Paul Park Heritage Days sizzles on Broadway
August 18, 2015 - 9:00am
August 6, 2015
Kristy Yang, 11, took home the title of Newport Pioneer Day button designer for her depiction of the Mississippi River. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Blossoming artist designs Newport Pioneer Day button
August 6, 2015 - 7:00am
Newport’s annual Pioneer Day celebration draws hundreds of event-goers to Pioneer Park. This year, the get-together is recognizing the city’s 126-year history. It takes place Sunday, Aug. 10. (Bulletin file photo)
Newport celebrates history during Pioneer Day Sunday
August 6, 2015 - 7:00am
July 29, 2015
Minnesota State Patrol trooper pilot Mike Olson explains the importants of a pilots helmet to kids at the Cottage Grove Safety Camp July 21 at Hamlet Park. Olson has been a state trooper for 16 years and a pilot for the last year. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Cottage Grove Safety Campers soak up life-saving lessons
July 29, 2015 - 5:34pm
July 28, 2015
Cottage Grove police reserve officers Jason Harder (left) and Steve Hotaling interact with kids at a 2014 Night to Unite party in the Mississippi Dues neighborhood. (Bulletin file photo)
Night to Unite celebrations planned across south Washington County
July 28, 2015 - 7:00am
July 12, 2015
Former Newport volunteer firefighter Don Schlomka stirs a kettle of booya Sunday outside Newport fire hall No 1. alongside Nick Zellmer. Though retired from the department, Schlomka said he keeps coming back to help at booya each year. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Newport booya still hot after 62 years
July 12, 2015 - 3:41pm
June 22, 2015
Newly crowned Miss Queen Montana Hogan, 17, (left) helps Junior Miss Princess MyKinzie McClanahan, 12, adjust her crown Monday following the Strawberry Fest Ambassadors crowning ceremony at Park High School. It is the culminating event in the three-day citywide get-together. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Polished pageantry at Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Ambassadors crowning
June 22, 2015 - 9:58pm
Hundreds of people from around south Washington County flocked to Kingston Park for the three-day Strawberry Fest. The carnival was a popular attraction. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Fun for all during Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest
June 22, 2015 - 9:34am
June 19, 2015
The annual get-together in Cottage Grove takes place Thursday through Sunday at Kingston Park. It includes a carnival, kid-friendly activities, a grand parade and much more. (Bulletin file photo)
Cottage Grove celebrates a 'super' Strawberry Fest
June 19, 2015 - 11:09am
Park High School student Sierra Oden, pictured with her mother, Kris, found the Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Medallion Thursday night, after the fourth clue had been released. It was hidden under leaves at the west end of Highlands Park. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Park student finds Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Medallion
June 19, 2015 - 9:50am
May 23, 2015
Members of the local American Legion Post 98 attended the city of Cottage Grove's inaugural Memorial Day Ceremony in 2014 at Veterans Memorial on the grounds of City Hall. (Bulletin file photo)
Memorial Day celebrations planned across south Washington County
May 23, 2015 - 1:41pm
April 28, 2015
Shovel brigade helps dedicate Sunnyhill Park in Cottage Grove
April 28, 2015 - 3:53pm