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Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
Girls Soccer: Bunnell, Raptors break out in section championship game
Girls Tennis: Schurhamer team advances to section finals
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
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Viewpoint: Friends in Need gets ready for 2016 holiday season
Letter to the editor: Jurgens promises to work for us
Letter to the editor: Lund: I stand by comments at forum
Letter to the editor: Peterson has courage, work ethic to get job done
Letter to the editor: Jurgens would be excellent leader
Real Estate Showcase
April 26, 2012
Got old pills to dispose? Washington County will take them Saturday
The public can drop off expired and unused prescription drugs to be properly disposed at a drug "take-back" event Saturday in Stillwater. The Washington County Sheriff's Office and Public Health and Environment Department are working with the Drug Enforcement Administration on the...
April 26, 2012 - 4:00pm
April 13, 2012
Washington County to participate in health surveillance program with CDC
Washington County health officials are partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study health and census data to better track incidences of heart disease and stroke in the county's population. The project will map morbidity, mortality and census data to help...
April 13, 2012 - 12:38pm
March 28, 2012
Cottage Grove ribbon-cutting planned for Canvas Health
Canvas Health, formerly HSI, will hold a ribbon cutting 8 a.m. Friday to celebrate its new name and brand. The event will be held at Canvas Health's Cottage Grove location, 8451 E. Point Douglas Road. The public is welcome to attend. Canvas Health is a private non-profit organization...
March 28, 2012 - 1:29pm
March 21, 2012
St. Paul Park's Melissa Abdouch and 'Team Jessica' mark 20 years of fundraising for leukemia, lymphoma fight
Everyone's invited to a wedding Saturday night at Mississippi Dunes Golf Club. And don't forget to bring a present. The event, "A Shotgun Wedding,"...
March 21, 2012 - 12:30pm
February 16, 2012
A 'no' -- for now -- to no smoking in Cottage Grove parks
As the huddled masses taking drags from cigarettes outside Minnesota bars and restaurants in the dead of winter can attest, the list of places smokers can light up within the law isn't getting any longer. But, in Cottage Grove -- for now, at least -- that list isn't getting any shorter,...
February 16, 2012 - 6:00am
January 26, 2012
Does late-night eating cause weight gain?
Many of the studies involving late-night eating have been conducted on lab mice or on people who are deemed "late sleepers," not necessarily...
January 26, 2012 - 10:34am
January 25, 2012
Healthy and quick breakfasts for busy school mornings
Studies have found that children who eat a healthy breakfast have higher energy levels and better learning abilities than similar students who...
January 25, 2012 - 10:13am
Keep the pounds off even after the beach season has come and gone
While that might be human nature, it's also a waste of all that presummer effort. Keeping fit through the winter and into next beach season doesn't...
January 25, 2012 - 10:08am
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 29, 2011
Participation up for Cottage Grove Thanksgiving 5K fundraiser
An estimated 100 people took part in the second-annual Hale to the Bird 5K on Thanksgiving in Cottage Grove. The run, which started at Hamlet...
November 29, 2011 - 2:45pm
October 15, 2011
Bundled runners line up for Cottage Grove 5K
More than 40 runners bundled up for the annual Cottage Grove 5K race and stroller roll on a brisk Saturday morning at Kingston Park. Racers...
October 15, 2011 - 9:54am
August 11, 2011
Walker with the world and a cause reaches Cottage Grove
Erik Bendl has the world on a string, his dog Nice on a leash and many miles to go. Bendl is using an unconventional approach to raise awareness...
August 11, 2011 - 11:27am
June 3, 2011
Large turnout for 'Relay' in south Washington County
Thousands of people turned out to support the fight against cancer Friday night and into Saturday during the 2011 Relay for Life of South Washington County at East Ridge High School. The event drew a total of 1,477 walkers, making up 130 teams, but many more attended in support of...
June 3, 2011 - 11:45pm
May 18, 2011
Inspired inventor: Cottage Grove girl thinks of invention to help leukemia patients
Sydney Pedersen's class project could make chemotherapy less traumatic for young cancer patients. Sydney had to develop an invention as part...
May 18, 2011 - 7:49am
April 5, 2011
Cottage Grove, YMCA in talks on community center
The city of Cottage Grove and the YMCA are nearing a deal to partner in the operation of a proposed community center in the city, officials said. A city task force that has studied the issue for almost two years is set to deliver its final report to the Cottage Grove City Council...
April 5, 2011 - 4:42pm