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Rescuers pull man from river in Hastings
Mendota Heights cop shot and killed during traffic stop
St. Paul Park man killed, another injuried in CapX2020 power line incident
Cottage Grove police reports for July 30
‘Keeper of legends’: Mullen recognized for service to Grey Cloud Island
crime and courts
Legendary lesson: Carew teaches local youth
Leaps and bounds: East Ridge pole vault camp gets visit from Olympic hopeful
Raptors fall one game short of state
Alowonle to compete in Commonwealth Games this week
Cottage Grove splits with Giants
A fair place to be: Washington County Fair runs through Sunday
Celebrating similarities: St. Paul Park family embraces life with daughter with Pfeiffer syndrome
Annual ice cream social draws a crowd at Community United Church of Christ
Cottage Grove Scout’s daily ‘good turn’ saved a life
A dirty ‘Dash’
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Patricia M. Dohrn, 74
Sandra C. Rabe, 75
Harry E. Borg, 73
Rosanna G. Hruska, 63
Angela Reynolds, 44
City of Cottage Grove
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
NOTICE AURORA DISTRIBUTED SOLAR
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE
Viewpoint: Outside looking in, jail tour provides perspective
Encourage employees of shuttered Rainbow
Host a Night to Unite block party Aug. 5
Viewpoint: Saving a life, one call at a time
Letter to the editor: Attend DNR river meeting July 24
June 21, 2012
Flooding ravages Duluth and Northland roads and homes
Floodwaters engorged by a 24-hour deluge of up to 10 inches crumbled roads and damaged homes and businesses in Duluth, Superior and surrounding...
June 21, 2012 - 8:54am
May 24, 2011
Washington County in flood disaster declaration
Washington County is among 13 Minnesota counties added to a federal major disaster declaration because of spring flooding. Preliminary damage assessments found $8.1 million in damages to 13 counties and the Red Lake tribal nation in northern Minnesota, the state Department of Public...
May 24, 2011 - 4:57pm
April 13, 2011
Township escapes being 'marooned' by flooding
Grey Cloud Island Township officials said this week that it appears Mississippi River flooding will not top County Road 75 that links the township with the mainland in St. Paul Park. "We're not out of the woods yet," said Town Board Chair Dick Adams during the board meeting. "It's...
April 13, 2011 - 1:22pm
April 8, 2011
St. Croix River to reach flood stage this weekend
The St. Croix River is climbing toward flood stage in Afton. As of Thursday, The National Weather Service on Thursday measured the river height...
April 8, 2011 - 8:44am
April 6, 2011
Rising waters will force Stillwater Lift Bridge closure
The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol will close both directions of the Stillwater Lift Bridge spanning the St. Croix River at 9 a.m. Friday, April 8, due to high water. Officials will continue to monitor the river's rise, and the bridge may close...
April 6, 2011 - 2:47pm
Washington County in state flood emergency declaration
ST. PAUL -- Streams are rising across Minnesota, so Gov.
April 6, 2011 - 2:42pm
Second river crest looms in south Washington County
South Washington County communities experienced initial river flood crests with no major problems, but are planning for more high water along the Mississippi and St. Croix rivers in the coming days and weeks. The first crests came late last week and were lower than predicted, sparing...
April 6, 2011 - 6:00am
March 31, 2011
Weather assists flood-prone communities as rivers crest
With floodwaters leveling off, Washington County officials have scaled back their emergency response effort. The county's satellite emergency operations center in Lake St. Croix Beach was demobilized Thursday. The office had been set up in anticipation of major flooding along the...
March 31, 2011 - 3:39pm
March 29, 2011
Mississippi River crest slows, but flood preparations continue
With freezing temperatures and fluctuating flood forecasts, Newport residents Kurk and Brandee Lee don't know what to expect from a swollen Mississippi River that flows roughly 100 yards from their home. Last week's cold snap has the National Weather Service predicting far lower...
March 29, 2011 - 3:07pm
March 26, 2011
In the bag: Volunteers finish sandbagging early in Cottage Grove
A big turnout of volunteers helped to complete a sandbagging effort in Cottage Grove's River Acres neighborhood a day earlier than planned. Volunteers finished bagging sand and building a dike to protect River Acres resident Sharon Marcotte's home from the rising Mississippi River....
March 26, 2011 - 3:42pm
Hundreds of volunteers turn out to fill sandbags in Hastings
Hundreds of volunteers turned out in Hastings on Saturday morning to fill sandbags, which will be used to protect homes in east Hastings from...
March 26, 2011 - 10:03am
March 25, 2011
Kline inspects Mississippi River flood prep
U.S. Rep. John Kline was in Hastings Friday to get informed on this year's predicted flood. Kline met with Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows, Dakota County Emergency Management Coordinator Dan Carlson, Washington County Sheriff Bill Hutton and two other county sheriffs at the Dakota...
March 25, 2011 - 11:31am
March 24, 2011
State opens emergency flood center
ST. PAUL -- Opening the Minnesota Emergency Operations Center has become all too common as spring floods approach, but there is a major difference...
March 24, 2011 - 1:30pm
Volunteers start sandbagging in Cottage Grove
Flood preparations are under way in the River Acres neighborhood of Cottage Grove as volunteers sandbag around a flood-threatened home. Volunteers started filling and placing sandbags Thursday morning at the River Acres Road home of Sharon Marcotte. The work is expected to continue...
March 24, 2011 - 12:57pm
Latest flood forecast delays river's crest
This week's cold snap has slowed the Mississippi River's rise and may have granted homeowners in south Washington County's flood-prone neighborhoods a temporary reprieve. The river's crest has been pushed back to sometime next Thursday, according to the latest forecast from the National...
March 24, 2011 - 9:10am