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February 24, 2012
St. Paul Park church's food program marks a year of helping low-income mothers, seniors
South Washington County is home to a number of food programs and one of them is marking a year helping local residents. Community United Church...
February 24, 2012 - 11:30am
February 23, 2012
Discount grocery program to start in Cottage Grove
For Jen Peterson, a trip to the grocery store is no quick chore, not with the coupon clipping and comparison shopping that come with stocking her family's fridge and cupboards. "It's a huge time commitment, doing that," said Peterson, a Cottage Grove City Council member.
February 23, 2012 - 11:37am
January 6, 2012
Update: Contaminant found in Pepin Height's Honeycrisp cider
If you have Pepin Heights' Honeycrisp 100 Percent Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, don't drink it if the "use by" date reads Feb. 9. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Pepin Heights Orchards are advising consumers to avoid the cider after department laboratory tests found some...
January 6, 2012 - 3:20pm
November 22, 2011
If kids were the cooks: Cottage Grove students share their Thanksgiving recipes
Cottage Grove Elementary School second-grade teachers Jean Aimonetti, Kirsten Bergherr, Michelle Jorissen and Sue Sershen selected these recipes from the ones their students wrote last week. Students were asked to get recipes from their families and teachers helped them by showing...
November 22, 2011 - 9:38am
September 15, 2011
South Washington County apple orchards ripe for good season
Area apple growers are excited about this fall's bounty. The crop in the St. Croix Valley is "excellent," according to Charlie Johnson, owner...
September 15, 2011 - 9:33am
July 13, 2011
Cottage Grove restaurant reaches 50-year milestone
Cottage Grove was not Tom Moy's destination when he left China for the United States in 1939, but it would became home to him -- and his namesake...
July 13, 2011 - 12:47pm
June 24, 2011
Farmers market open for season in Cottage Grove
South Washington County area residents have started visiting local food vendors at the weekly farmers market in Cottage Grove. The market, which...
June 24, 2011 - 3:12pm
April 8, 2011
Your plot, city's lot: Newport starts community garden
Green thumbs in Newport will have a new place to dig this spring. The Newport City Council recently approved the creation of the city's first community garden, a place where residents can secure a spot to grow flowers and vegetables of their own on a piece of unused city land. "It's...
April 8, 2011 - 5:10pm
March 4, 2011
Cottage Grove couple opens Hispanic grocery store
When Victor and Claudia Velasco first moved to Cottage Grove nine years ago, they noticed there weren't many others in this growing suburb that...
March 4, 2011 - 10:08am
November 21, 2010
Thanksgiving baskets to feed families
The work took just a matter of minutes, but the results will feed more than 150 families this Thanksgiving. Dozens of volunteers turned out...
November 21, 2010 - 8:11am
November 4, 2010
Tinucci's capitalizes on Randy Moss's criticism
The owners of a Newport restaurant are dishing back at ex- Minnesota Viking Randy Moss after the NFL star dissed its food last week. Tinucci's of Newport and Woodbury is partnering with Twin Cities-based radio station ESPN 1500 to stage "Free Lunch, Homey" on Friday, where the restaurant...
November 4, 2010 - 5:30pm
October 1, 2010
All-natural products with a twist
During the day Brenda Stanton, of Woodbury, is a paraprofessional at Pine Hill Elementary School in Cottage Grove, but during her off time, Stanton...
October 1, 2010 - 8:08am
May 13, 2010
Book Report: Restaurant owner pre-dates Kroc
As a wee tad, I saw a movie called "The Harvey Girls," starring Judy Garland and a bevy of '40s beauties. I thought it told the story of how a restaurateur named Fred Harvey recruited a bevy of '40s beauties to work in his restaurants along a railroad line called "The Atchison,...
May 13, 2010 - 2:32pm
August 4, 2009
Commissioners: Promote, don't police, healthy living
Government can promote healthy eating, but should not regulate Big Macs and snacks. So said Washington County commissioners today when they voted to accept a $1.53 million state health grant. The funds are part of a State Health Improvement Program aimed at curbing tobacco use and...
August 4, 2009 - 3:47pm
April 29, 2009
'Taste of' extravaganza returns
It's that time of year again, when District 833 families get the chance to taste a bit of everything South Washington County has to offer. The South Washington County Schools Education Foundation's Taste of South Washington County Extravaganza will come to Woodbury High School on...
April 29, 2009 - 6:39am