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Heritage Days police blotter: Less crime, but some brawls, belligerence and bed-wetting
Former Rush site in Cottage Grove could be developed by spring
Former Cottage Grove councilor Derrick Lehrke convicted of disorderly conduct, acquitted of domestic assault
Washington County identifies road construction projects for '16, '17
Cottage Grove man killed in Hwy. 61 motorcycle crash
crime and courts
East Ridge Tennis: Rydberg inspires as coach of Raptors
Park Tennis: CDH proves too much for Wolfpack
Park Swim & Dive: Wolfpack use Conference Relays to grow certain skills
East Ridge Swim & Dive: Raptors shine at Conference Relays meet
East Ridge Football: Raptors top Mounds View
Afton man's sculptures on display at The Phipps Center for the Arts
Cottage Grove to host first 'Films in 5 Festival' Sept. 12
Ragnar relay runners make pit stop in Cottage Grove
Scorching temps test runners in Ragnar Relay Great River
St. Paul Park Heritage Days sizzles on Broadway
arts and entertainment
CITY OF NEWPORT GARBAGE AND RECYCLING REGULATIONS
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
PARK ESTATES INC. NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.
Cecilia C. Wolford, 66
Jenean G. (Jensen) Raehsler, 80
Lorraine Edwards, 84
William Dwyer, 58
Conway "Butch" Monfeldt, 64
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove City Hall saving up from a rainy day
Viewpoint: A new school year brings new optimism
Letter to the editor: Thank you for making Newport’s Night to Unite a success
Letter to the editor: Ravine Park plans merit close scrutiny
Letter to the editor: Will Rep. Schoen decide to promote dope or be a cop?
June 20, 2014
Grey Cloud Island lime kiln collapses
Overlooking the Grey Cloud Island Channel, the 168-year-old lime kiln, a prominent structure that defined the early industrial era in south Washington...
News / region
June 20, 2014 - 5:47pm
June 5, 2010
Book Report: Cherma captured in poetry
Back in 1920, Edgar Lee Masters, who grew up in a small Midwestern college town wrote a wonderful book of poems about the kind of people who settled his town of Galesburg, Ill. He called it "Spoon River Anthology," after the classical custom of writing messages on tombstones of...
columns / Life
June 5, 2010 - 2:24am
Judy Spooner: If you have time, I've got stories to tell
A lot has happened to the South Washington County Bulletin since I wrote my first news story on a manual typewriter with two broken keys in June of 1968. No, I'm not retiring. On April 3, I will be 69 years old. I still enjoy what I do and working with a terrific staff. But some...
February 5, 2010 - 8:13am
December 17, 2009
Judy Spooner: Revered saint, winter solstice legends lead to Santa Claus
At the South Washington Heritage Society Christmas brunch on Sat, Dec. 12, I gave a history of the Santa Claus tradition in America and I want to share the story of the transition of Catholic Bishop St. Nicholas to today's Santa. He's known as the ambassador of joy, goodwill, kindness...
opinion / columns
December 17, 2009 - 8:48am
September 9, 2009
Viewpoint: Was John Dillinger here?
Seventy-five years ago the most notorious gangster in the country was shot dead outside the Biograph Theater in Chicago. John Dillinger crisscrossed the Midwest robbing banks and creating a crime spree that has never been matched. He was the first person that the FBI called "Public...
September 9, 2009 - 5:08pm
May 7, 2009
Yelland wins award for Newport history preservation
The Newport Heritage Preservation Commission has named M.
May 7, 2009 - 3:19pm
March 30, 2009
Historical society makes records available online
The Washington County Historical Society, which turns 75 during 2009, has taken a major technological step in developing the WCHS Master Index, which makes much of the society's collections accessible to the public via the Internet. The WCHS Master Index, which includes nearly 100,000...
March 30, 2009 - 7:52am
March 6, 2009
'We didn't know we were poor'
The current economic landscape is new to most people, but many members of the South Washington Heritage Society, in St. Paul Park, have seen it before. They grew up during the Great Depression of the 1930s. At a special panel presentation in early February, members of the society...
March 6, 2009 - 7:00am
February 27, 2009
Viewpoint on history: From slavery to citizenship
February is Black History Month and throughout the country there are newspaper articles, celebrations and salutes to some of the country's greatest African-Americans. The Midwest had many of its own black pioneers and some of them came to Washington County to live and work more than...
February 27, 2009 - 7:00am
August 29, 2008
Writing isn't history for former editor
When Fred Johnson left his job as sports editor in 1983 at the South Washington County Bulletin after 13 years, he just kept on writing, but not about high school basketball. "Even ahead of sports, my first love is history," said Johnson, at the Cottage Grove home that he shares...
August 29, 2008 - 7:48am