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Newport police reports for Oct. 28: Burglary, domestic assault
Dayton offers 25% health insurance premium reduction proposal
Pumpkins by the yard: ‘Pumpkin House’ collects donations for children’s hospitals
Minnesota roundup: Patrol still looking for hit-and-run driver who killed 85 year old woman; Man killed after contacting live wire following crash; plus more state headlines.
Newport City Council votes to leave salary as is
crime and courts
Girls Soccer: Raptors offense can’t connect in state loss to Andover
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Volleyball: Park sweeps Highland Park to start section tournament
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Kritzky
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Forum Communications Co. editorial endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
Letter to the editor: Schoen gets work done, gets results
Letter to the editor: Vote on the future of Newport
Letter to the editor: Vote Peterson, Schoen and Jurgens
Real Estate Showcase
September 26, 2016
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
Although removal of wisdom teeth is very common, there are no studies that show a benefit to taking them out when they are not causing pain or...
September 26, 2016 - 6:00am
August 23, 2016
80 homes with higher PFC levels to get bottled water
State officials identified 80 homes in south Washington County with drinking water containing certain chemical levels that exceed new federal health guidelines.
August 23, 2016 - 3:45pm
July 16, 2016
City of Cottage Grove awarded health grants
The city of Cottage Grove has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Health to survey residents about nutrition and activity habits.
July 16, 2016 - 10:00am
July 6, 2016
'Life-changing prescription': Medical marijuana has desired effect for Woodbury patient
Users of medical marijuana are marking the one-year anniversary of its legalization in Minnesota, even as some criticize its high cost and persistent...
July 6, 2016 - 11:54am
June 16, 2016
Helping the genie: Fourth-grader successfully steers class donation to Make-A-Wish
Luke Macke knows how to return a favor.
June 16, 2016 - 12:50pm
Pressing on: Cottage Grove woman runs five marathons in five days
Sharon Nollan ran a marathon. Then, the next day she ran another. Then another. And for good measure ran two more.
June 16, 2016 - 7:00am
June 15, 2016
Relay for Life brings out crowds in south Washington County
The threat posed by prowling thunderstorms Friday night did not stop hundreds of walkers, volunteers, spectators and supporters from turning...
June 15, 2016 - 8:51pm
May 16, 2016
Minnesota lawmakers fight back as overdose deaths rise
Minnesota drug overdose deaths have jumped four-fold since 2000, the Minnesota Health Department reported as state legislators made attempts...
May 16, 2016 - 8:04am
November 26, 2015
Biggest crowd yet for Cottage Grove's Thanksgiving Day Hale to the Bird 5K
As the crowd of bundled runners lined up, sleet peppered their faces and snow flurries fell. No matter, this group was pumped up. “We have...
November 26, 2015 - 11:28am
November 12, 2015
Early deadline nears for Hale to the Bird 5K in Cottage Grove
Before sitting with family around a food-adorned table on Thanksgiving, Adam Elling has an idea: Get out for some morning exercise. The sixth-annual...
Life/arts and entertainment
November 12, 2015 - 9:13am
August 13, 2015
The long run: Cottage Grove part of 200-mile Ragnar Relay
If you see a crowd of strange-looking people running, ambling or shuffling along the road in the wee hours of Saturday morning, don’t panic....
Life/arts and entertainment
August 13, 2015 - 8:11am
July 1, 2015
Highly anticipated medical marijuana law takes effect
MINNEAPOLIS -- The early hour gave the moment a subdued feel, but three of the first people affected by Minnesota’s new medical marijuana law...
July 1, 2015 - 1:37pm
LeafLine Labs to manufacture medical marijuana in Cottage Grove
Leafline Labs in Cottage Grove will be one of two entities allowed to manufacture medical marijuana in Minnesota when it becomes legal in 2015,...
December 1, 2014 - 8:33am
August 27, 2014
Cottage Grove’s Pat Beard honored following harrowing health journey
The National Anthem played as Pat Beard hoisted the American flag prior to the Aug. 18 game between the Twins and the Kansas City Royals. Beard,...
August 27, 2014 - 8:00am
July 30, 2014
Celebrating similarities: St. Paul Park family embraces life with daughter with Pfeiffer syndrome
Five-year-old Kathryn McAllister likes to swing on her playset. She also likes playing with her older brother, Leland. She likes monster trucks,...
July 30, 2014 - 9:00am