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Hillside Elementary students learn A-B-Cs of songwriting
Reward offered after racial note left in place of stolen medals at Cottage Grove soccer tournament
Former Hudson man convicted of child battery charged again in Minnesota with new crime
Shepard Farm community gardens open in Cottage Grove
Charges: Minnesota couple operated ‘large-scale’ sex trafficking enterprise; arrest made in Woodbury
crime and courts
Track and Field: MSA distance runner Wolfgram is back for more
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors lose twice in SEC games
Boys' Lacrosse: Wolfpack lose first SEC game
Girls' Golf: Royals stay near top of SEC standings
Boys' Tennis: Park enters section play with momentum
Architect of the past: Newport woman recognized for historical preservation efforts
Garage Sale Map Hunter
A heritage of giving: Domeier remembered as tireless and generous
Tennis was 'just a hard-working guy'
Cottage Grove film festival sees bigger picture
arts and entertainment
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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
Viewpoint: Beware of 'Can you hear me?' scam calls
Editorial: Nursing home workers care — and we should, too
Real Estate Showcase
June 16, 2016
Helping the genie: Fourth-grader successfully steers class donation to Make-A-Wish
Luke Macke knows how to return a favor.
June 16, 2016 - 12:50pm
June 15, 2016
Relay for Life brings out crowds in south Washington County
The threat posed by prowling thunderstorms Friday night did not stop hundreds of walkers, volunteers, spectators and supporters from turning...
June 15, 2016 - 8:51pm
Little libraries honor teacher: Margie Hafer's passion for kids, reading continues
There is a new, bittersweet chapter to Margie Hafer's love of children and reading.
June 15, 2016 - 8:00am
Grin and bearded: Cottage Grove's Santa Breakfast draws a crowd
The city of Cottage Grove hosted its annual Santa Breakfast Sunday at River Oaks Golf Course. Families had breakfast before children hopped into...
Life/arts and entertainment
December 15, 2015 - 3:32pm
August 18, 2015
St. Paul Park Heritage Days sizzles on Broadway
It was a hot one over Heritage Days weekend in St. Paul Park, but most festival-goers found ways to keep cool. From frozen treats and cold...
August 18, 2015 - 9:00am
August 13, 2015
Afton Apple's apple, raspberry season opens Saturday
A fall tradition in south Washington County is just days away as Afton Apple Orchard readies for a busy apple and raspberry season. The nearly...
August 13, 2015 - 12:09pm
August 6, 2015
Blossoming artist designs Newport Pioneer Day button
Mississippi River, outdoors inspire 11-year-old’s drawing for festival button.
August 6, 2015 - 7:00am
Newport celebrates history during Pioneer Day Sunday
Summer in Newport means no school, warm weather and Pioneer Day, the annual citywide get-together at Pioneer Memorial Park. Celebrating its...
August 6, 2015 - 7:00am
July 29, 2015
Cottage Grove Safety Campers soak up life-saving lessons
Investigating a crime scene, handling a police K-9 and manning a fire truck’s water hose are duties typically left to those in the public safety...
July 29, 2015 - 5:34pm
July 28, 2015
Night to Unite celebrations planned across south Washington County
Night to Unite takes place Tuesday, Aug. 4 across the area. Event aimed at promoting community awareness and prevention of crime.
News/crime and courts
July 28, 2015 - 7:00am
July 12, 2015
Newport booya still hot after 62 years
Only at the 62nd-annual booya, hosted by the Newport Fire Department, do people from around south Washington County eat bowlfuls of scorching...
July 12, 2015 - 3:41pm
July 10, 2015
Community pitches in to replace St. Paul Park girl's stolen lemonade stand
When a sour thief stole 8-year-old Akirah Nyberg’s lemonade stand from the front lawn of her St. Paul Park home Tuesday night, she decided...
July 10, 2015 - 12:08pm
June 26, 2015
Cottage Grove woman honored for in-home day care business
A Cottage Grove woman is one of only two child care professionals in Washington County to be honored as a 2015 Family Child Care Provider of...
June 26, 2015 - 11:31am
June 22, 2015
Polished pageantry at Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Ambassadors crowning
With all the pomp and circumstance, glitz and glitter, the Strawberry Fest Ambassadors crowned a new royal family Monday and named 17-year-old...
June 22, 2015 - 9:58pm
Fun for all during Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest
The annual Strawberry Fest get-together in Cottage Grove started off a bit soggy, but sunshine and warm weather wrapped up the three-day event....
June 22, 2015 - 9:34am