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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
Cottage Grove Arts Commission appoints new member
Hy-Vee and watershed granted sustainable city award in Cottage Grove
St. Paul Park Police reports for April 28
crime and courts
Softball: Young's homer lifts Park past Woodbury
Baseball: Park slips by Woodbury with Alt no-hitter
Boys' Hockey: Vogelgesang is hired as East Ridge head coach
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors continue work on new systems
Park puppeteers put death through its paces for 'Addams Family' musical
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
In musician's hands, vintage oil cans become electric guitars
Bexell was 'Cottage Grove's pastor'
Tao of Thao: Cottage Grove artist mixes the spiritual with the everyday
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Norma Jean Snider
Michael R. Fournelle, 68
Thomas G. Yetter, 68
Loretta M. Mailand, 89
Andrea J. Sonnee, 59
Keith Jacobus Viewpoint: The secret of success — great teachers
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: The House majority and transit for our district
Letter to the editor: House funding plans negatively impact local communities
Letters to the editor: Legislative session, transit funding
Viewpoint: Busy construction season ahead for south Washington County
Real Estate Showcase
June 21, 2014
Sunshine and Star Wars at Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Grande Parade
Aside from the ‘ohs’ and ‘ahs’ from the crowd as dozens of floats and performers made their way down Jamaica Avenue Saturday for the...
June 21, 2014 - 2:39pm
June 19, 2014
May the fun be with you at the Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest
Climb aboard the “Strawbinnium Eagle,” as Cottage Grove City Council member Dave Thiede dubbed it, and take part in this year’s Star Wars-themed...
June 19, 2014 - 11:01am
June 18, 2014
Strawberries ripe for the picking at Afton Apple Orchard
A sea of small red berries attracted dozens of pickers Wednesday for the second full day of the summer strawberry season at Afton Apple Orchard....
June 18, 2014 - 3:41pm
June 11, 2014
'Smitty' signs off: Cottage Grove police sergeant retires after 31 years
It was always a lifelong goal of Jim ‘Smitty’ Smith to wear a police uniform. An encounter with law enforcement as a young child ignited...
News/crime and courts
June 11, 2014 - 8:00am
June 5, 2014
Dressing up: Cottage Grove church members sew clothes for underprivileged children
Members at Hope Community Church in Cottage Grove are upcycling T-shirts, pillowcases and sheets into children's dresses and shorts.
June 5, 2014 - 1:00pm
Documenting history: Simpson named Cottage Grove Preservationist of the Year
Stepping into the spotlight isn’t an everyday occurrence for South Washington County Telecommunications’ lead producer, Ann Simpson. The...
June 5, 2014 - 9:00am
January 16, 2014
New nail salon lets Cottage Grove couple ‘set down roots’
Bella Nails Salon & Spa open for business, sets ribbon cutting ceremony for Jan. 28.
January 16, 2014 - 9:00am
January 12, 2014
Mild temps attract dozens to Cottage Grove ice skate night
Nothing says winter in Minnesota quite like outdoor ice skating, hot chocolate and a crackling bonfire. Highlands Park pond in Cottage Grove...
January 12, 2014 - 4:55pm
December 23, 2013
Benefit planned for ill Cottage Grove police sergeant
In an effort to show solidarity and provide financial assistance to a police sergeant with brain cancer, the Cottage Grove Police Department...
News/crime and courts
December 23, 2013 - 3:11pm
October 3, 2013
Halloween horrors come alive at Deadview Cemetery
Halloween is woven in the founders of Deadview Cemetery. Something about the high-pitched shrieks, freaked-out faces and thrill of the scare...
October 3, 2013 - 5:06am
September 24, 2013
Cottage Grove Public Works Department opens doors, showcases rigs
An early afternoon rainstorm didn’t stop activities at the Cottage Grove Public Works Department from taking place as more than 1,000 people...
September 24, 2013 - 5:00pm
August 30, 2013
Deployment party for Cottage Grove man becomes USO fundraiser
A longtime member of the Navy, Cottage Grove resident Jack Taly wanted his upcoming deployment party to benefit others and turned it into a USO...
August 30, 2013 - 10:30am
June 15, 2013
Two south Washington County Girl Scouts go for gold
It is the highest honor a Girl Scout can achieve.
June 15, 2013 - 8:52am
Memorial service set for Friday for Cottage Grove native Danielle Jelinek
A memorial service is planned for Friday for Cottage Grove native Danielle Jelinek. Jelinek, 27, went missing in December in rural Chisago County....
May 15, 2013 - 11:42am
March 26, 2013
Board games can entertain, chase away cabin fever
Finding the right games for this setting can be a challenge for people of different interests and ages, but with careful selection and compromise,...
March 26, 2013 - 9:18am