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Smaller crowd greets Holiday Train in Cottage Grove, but fundraising gathering late steam
Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
South Washington County Telecommunications Commission amends voting policy
Cottage Grove police reports for Dec. 9: Drunken driving, theft, drugs
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Wrestling: Park is building with new roster of wrestlers
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Boys' Hockey: Park falls to Mounds View on late goal
Boys' Hockey: Raptors keep it close with Stillwater
Girls' Hockey: Raptors bounce back with two SEC wins
'Two from Galilee' musical opens at Light the Way Church in Cottage Grove
Holiday Train makes 14th-annual stop Friday in Cottage Grove
PHOTO GALLERY: See the Cottage Grove holiday lights contest winners and nominees
Sugar rush: Annual cookie sale draws a large crowd in St. Paul Park
‘Ugly Christmas Sweater’ run/walk Sunday in Cottage Grove for hungry students
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Editorial: Do what you can during this giving season
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November 20, 2016
Thankful for help: Volunteers pack 340 Thanksgiving meals for south Washington County families
The Thanksgiving meals are part of the food shelf's Share the Joy program during the holiday season.
November 20, 2016 - 10:24pm
October 13, 2016
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Their new home in St. Paul Park is a boon for Friends in Need Food Shelf. But it’s also more costly than their former location, which was on the nearby Western Refining property. At the new address, the food shelf is paying an estimated $20,000 per year more for utilities, snow...
Life/arts and entertainment
October 13, 2016 - 10:51am
December 23, 2015
New home means bigger bills for Friends in Need food shelf
Friends in Need Food Shelf does indeed have a lot of friends. Many of them turned up at a formal groundbreaking for a new food shelf building...
December 23, 2015 - 8:00am
October 9, 2009
Viewpoint: Friends in Need plans for holidays
Here at Friends in Need Food Shelf, we are kicking off our Share the Joy program. This includes our Thanksgiving basket giveaway and our Christmas food and gift giveaway. I thought I would share some details for those who wish to become involved or those who wish to be served by these...
October 9, 2009 - 7:57am
July 22, 2009
Food shelf needs brown bags
The Friends in Need Food Shelf, at 255 Third St., in St. Paul Park, needs brown paper bags in which to pack groceries for south Washington County...
July 22, 2009 - 9:29am
July 15, 2009
Food shelf helps more in '09
Friends in Need Food Shelf director Michelle Rageth said last week she expects the St.
July 15, 2009 - 7:53am
July 8, 2009
Food shelf thanks donors
The Friends in Need Food Shelf would like to thank everyone for the wonderful postal drive. We received 25,000 pounds of food! We are so blessed to work in such a generous community. Our school supply program is underway. If you would like to donate school supplies, please drop them...
July 8, 2009 - 10:00am
February 18, 2009
Viewpoint: March is FoodShare month at food shelf
I want to update you on what's been happening at the Friends in Need Food Shelf, and what is coming up in the next few months. Minnesota FoodShare makes March a very important month for us. The food and money that we receive in the month of March are partially matched by Minnesota...
February 18, 2009 - 7:30am
January 21, 2009
Food shelf needs brown bags
Friends in Need Food Shelf, in St. Paul Park, only has a few weeks' worth of large brown bags remaining, said food shelf director Michelle Rageth. "Volunteers pack food in brown bags every Tuesday for clients," she said. 'We use to help 40 or 50 families on Tuesdays," Rageth said....
January 21, 2009 - 4:56am
February 20, 2008
March is FoodShare month
I want to update you on what's been happening at the Friends in Need Food Shelf and what is coming up in the next few months. Minnesota FoodShare makes March a very important month for us. The food and money that we receive in the month of March are partially matched by Minnesota...
February 20, 2008 - 7:00am