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Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
Cottage Grove RE/MAX Professionals honors 10 associates
School District 833 graduation rates reach new high; achievement gap narrows
South Washington County lawmakers on Sunday alcohol sales: Yes, yes, undecided
Minnesota roundup: Two found dead in house fire in NW Minnesota
crime and courts
Gymnastics: Raptors take seventh at team state
Girls' Basketball: Park wraps up regular season with a win
Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Park Volleyball: Johnson brings new perspective to Park volleyball
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
arts and entertainment
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ORD NO 2017-1 NP
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PH CG TEFRA ALLINA
CG AUCTION 031517
Hugh D. "Doug" Carroll Jr., 81
Hollis "Luke" Lucas, 87
Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
Superintendent Keith Jacobus viewpoint: 'It takes a village' just as relevant today
Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
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November 28, 2013
Mayoral pardon, record attendance at Hale to the Bird 5K in Cottage Grove
A new local record was set Thursday as nearly 500 runners, joggers and walkers braved low temps to burn off a few pre-Thanksgiving dinner calories...
November 28, 2013 - 10:07am
October 24, 2013
MNsure travels to Woodbury to answer questions about health insurance marketplace
Minnesotans have heard a lot about the state’s new insurance marketplace known as MNsure since it opened Oct. 1, but they still have plenty...
October 24, 2013 - 9:03pm
September 26, 2013
MNsure health exchange will check security until last minute
Supporters and opponents of Minnesota’s health insurance marketplace disagree whether it will be able to launch as planned next Tuesday, but...
September 26, 2013 - 12:51pm
July 31, 2013
Washington County considers park fee change to address maintenance costs
Washington County officials are considering changes in park user fees to accommodate a growing number of visitors and additional operation c...
July 31, 2013 - 9:20am
July 29, 2013
Disability program cases on the rise
Washington County's developmental disabilities services program is a core, mandated service, and with 1,230 cases of children and adults, the numbers have been steadily increasing.
July 29, 2013 - 12:13pm
June 19, 2013
Nitrate water testing clinic to be held in Cottage Grove June 24
Is your well water safe to drink? The Washington Conservation District, in partnership with the Washington County Department of Public Health and the Environment, will offer a free nitrate water-testing clinic from 4-7 p.m. Monday, June 24, at Washington County Service Center,...
June 19, 2013 - 5:57pm
June 12, 2013
South Washington County Relay for Life raises $178K
The clouds lifted last week for a celebration. After a week where gloomy weather seemed to be the rule, the cover of gray gave way to a burst of sunshine just as hundreds gathered Friday, June 7, at East Ridge High School for the annual Relay for Life of South Washington County. Woodbury...
June 12, 2013 - 4:31pm
May 28, 2013
Cottage Grove boy recognized after using CPR to save father's life
It's scary enough for a bystander to witness a stranger going into cardiac arrest. Now imagine it's a son watching his father. A Cottage Grove...
May 28, 2013 - 12:45pm
May 22, 2013
Health survey links PFC levels to unfiltered tap water consumption
A state health survey has linked the consumption of unfiltered drinking water to higher PFC concentrations in surveyed residents of Cottage Grove and two other east-metro communities. The results, released recently by the Minnesota Department of Health, generally show that the longer...
May 22, 2013 - 11:49am
May 21, 2013
St. Paul Park residents gather for 'Greet Your Garden' community garden launch
Stormy weather Saturday morning may have dampened the soil too much to plant, but it did not stop the Greet Your Garden festivities from taking...
May 21, 2013 - 3:50pm
May 14, 2013
Newport women celebrate reaching 90 -- and then some
With some aches and pains but generally good health, three women over 90 enjoyed being the center of attention last week at Red Rock Manor, in Newport. If you live into your 90s, doctors say you probably don't have to be concerned about cholesterol anymore so Ruth Ighel, 94, Bernice...
May 14, 2013 - 3:05pm
April 3, 2013
Dieticians say small steps can lead to big results
While the inclination may be to literally "hit the ground running," when it comes to making healthy choices, experts seem to agree that small...
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am
March 27, 2013
What's being hungry got to do with eating?
In January a small group in western Wisconsin celebrated the one-year anniversary of a local gathering where everyone may not know your name,...
March 27, 2013 - 6:00am
March 26, 2013
Cottage Grove to get mountain bike park
After months of planning, local BMX rider Chance Glasford can breathe a sigh of relief -- or take a deep breath because he soon will plunge into a new mountain bike park project. The Cottage Grove City Council unanimously approved partnership plans with Glasford and Minnesota Off-Road...
March 26, 2013 - 9:22am
OH, BABY! You're in good hands
Why is play important for children's development? What is the most important thing to remember when changing a baby's diaper? What information...
March 26, 2013 - 8:24am