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Fire service: Quebodeaux and Dahlquist given Meritorious Service Award
A graphic history lesson: Holocaust survivor warns students to be upstanders
Park High School students attend Rotary Youth Leadership Camp
Minn. roundup: Finalists named for Princess Kay of the Milky Way; teacher dies while on running race along North Shore
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
crime and courts
Royals, Park compete in last-chance meet
Eagles win Saturday morning game to take MCAA title
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
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
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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
Viewpoint: Beware of 'Can you hear me?' scam calls
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June 4, 2015
UPDATE: In massive fire, couple loses house, cars, ‘lifetime of valued items'
Two Woodbury senior citizens lost their home and they're lucky to be alive after the propane tank on their grill exploded on the deck last Wednesday....
News/crime and courts
June 4, 2015 - 7:25am
July 25, 2013
Old Highway 61 bridge in Hastings catches fire
A portion of the old Highway 61 bridge over the Mississippi River in Hastings caught fire this morning. The fire was reported at about 10:45...
July 25, 2013 - 11:18am
February 3, 2010
Driver, passenger escape burning vehicle after striking mattress
Two women escaped an automobile fire without injuries Sunday evening after the sport utility vehicle they were in struck a mattress on Interstate...
February 3, 2010 - 9:11am
January 27, 2010
Blown outlet and circuit breaker caused small fast food fire
A blown outlet and circuit breaker -- possibly caused by water -- sparked a small fire at a Taco Bell restaurant Tuesday, Cottage Grove fire officials say. Cottage Grove police and fire personnel responded to a reported electrical fire at the fast food restaurant, located at 8623...
January 27, 2010 - 1:23pm
January 26, 2010
Electrical fire reported at Cottage Grove Taco Bell
Cottage Grove police and fire personnel responded to a reported electrical fire at the Taco Bell fast food restaurant, located at 8623 East Point Douglas Road, around 2:20 p.m. Tuesday. Smoke at the restaurant prompted the call, according to the Cottage Grove Police Department's...
January 26, 2010 - 2:45pm
December 1, 2009
Century-old Cottage Grove home destroyed in blaze
Flames destroyed a more than century-old Cottage Grove home Sunday night that was originally part of the famed Cedarhurst Mansion. Cottage Grove fire crews responded to reports of smoke and flames at a home on Military Road at 10:40 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, finding the former carriage...
December 1, 2009 - 11:40am
September 21, 2009
Fire hits Cottage Grove home just after midnight Saturday
Fire ravaged a home at 8090 Jeffery Lane in Cottage Grove over the weekend. The Cottage Grove Fire Department responded to the fire just after...
September 21, 2009 - 11:26am
July 2, 2009
UPDATE: No injuries in blaze at Cottage Grove apartment building
Flames melted siding and black smoke shot from the first- and second-floor windows of a Cottage Grove apartment building last week during a fire...
July 2, 2009 - 8:00pm
April 30, 2009
Cottage Grove home destroyed by fire
A fire that broke out around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, destroyed a home at 8815 88th Street in Cottage Grove. Firefighters that responded...
April 30, 2009 - 2:56pm
April 8, 2009
DNR imposes immediate fire restrictions
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday afternoon it would immediately restrict open burning permits in Washington County as a result of a fire that burned about 1,500 acres in and near the Carlos Avery State Wildlife Management Area in Forest Lake Monday. Five...
April 8, 2009 - 9:36am
April 3, 2009
Cause determined in Tuesday morning house fire
Components of a light fixture in a basement utility room caused a Tuesday morning house fire in which a firefighter was injured, Minnesota State Fire Marshal Bruce McLaughlin said. The fire occurred at the home of Jim and Jan Baker, located at 8656 Ironwood Ave. in Cottage Grove. ...
April 3, 2009 - 11:03am
March 2, 2009
County flips the switch on new digital radio system
With the flip of a switch this week, public safety radio communication has gone digital across Washington County. On Monday, March 2 the county sheriff's office officially debuted the new $15 million 800-megahertz radio system it has been planning for more than a decade. The new...
March 2, 2009 - 8:22am
December 17, 2008
Letter: After fire, much support
Last week there was a house fire in Newport that destroyed the house and left numerous people instantly homeless. Two of the people affected by this tragedy were Newport Elementary students. As a result, Newport Elementary has been a focal point for support for the family. What we...
December 17, 2008 - 10:00am
October 22, 2008
Ham Lake fire indictment does little to appease victims
Even if the Gunflint Trail community knows who started the Ham Lake wildfire on that windy morning in May 2007, it's not going to turn ashes...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 12, 2008
Monday night car break-in starts fire
Three teenagers admitted to breaking into nine vehicles and starting one on fire in and around the 8700 block of Ironwood Avenue in Cottage Grove Monday night, according to police. The teens, all 16-year-olds entering their junior year at Park High School, said they tried to steal...
August 12, 2008 - 5:07pm