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Cottage Grove police reports: Puppies found in storage container
St. Paul Park police reports: Car fire, CO alarm
Cold case unit renews 30-year search for missing Lake Elmo woman
Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
crime and courts
East Ridge cheer team earns first-place finishes at U of M
Raptors fourth at home Ruckus
Woodbury girls fall to No. 8 Cretin-Derham Hall
Thunderbolts roll to 3-0 with easy win
Park rallies for 3-2 win over East Ridge
St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF GREY CLOUD ISLAND: 1/26/18 Public Test of Voting Equip.
FORECLOSURE- POSTPONEMENT: U.S. Bank vs David R. Wirkus
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Cottage Grover's online apparel business supports animal non-profits
Twin Cities-based pizza joint declares itself home of 'Minnesota-style' pizza
New Afton boutique offers kids' fashion, parties fit for a princess
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Richard B. Sawyer
Louise E. Schilling (nee Nippoldt)
Nancy Grundhauser (DuBois)
Tina Luymes (nee Vosvick)
Bernice D. "Bea" Lindeman
Viewpoint: 2017 was a year of 'watermark' accomplishments for Cottage Grove
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Letter: There's room for everyone on the nice list
Letter to the editor: Holly Anderson remembered
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September 10, 2017
Hudson's Octagon House Museum set for fall season
The Octagon House Museum and Gift Shop will begin its 2017 fall tour season and will be open only on the weekends in September and October. The...
September 10, 2017 - 6:33pm
August 25, 2017
What is NAMI? Find out at a picnic
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) branches from Pierce and St. Croix counties and Washington County (Minn.) invite the public to a summer picnic 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30 at Prospect Park (511 Wisconsin St., Hudson). NAMI is a grassroots organization which strives to improve...
August 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
August 17, 2017
Sheepdogs coming to Hudson Badlands
Have you ever tried to teach your dog to lie down on command? How about come when called while playing with his favorite toy? Now try it from...
August 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
August 15, 2017
Charges: DNA match helps crack North Hudson copper theft
Authorities said DNA evidence linked two Woodbury men to a 2015 burglary where more than $76,000 worth of copper wire was stolen from a North Hudson railroad construction site. On Wednesday, Aug. 9, St. Croix County prosecutors filed charges against those men and two others also suspected...
August 15, 2017 - 11:34am
August 10, 2017
'Justice' in store: Lawmaker pushes back against Walmart program
Not everyone stopped for a crime at the nation's largest retailer enters the criminal justice system. First-time nonviolent shoplifters at Walmart...
August 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
August 1, 2017
Rising ACL tears raises alarms for high school trainers, sports medicine professionals
The steady increase of ACL injuries among high school athletes has some trainers and sports medicine professionals raising concerns about the...
August 1, 2017 - 6:00pm
July 26, 2017
Chuck & Don’s selects nonprofits for annual fundraiser
Pet supplier Chuck & Don’s is running its annual Raising Awareness campaign to benefit three Minnesota and Wisconsin based non-profit organizations: Pets Loyal to Vets, Leech Lake Legacy and Midwest Animal Rescue & Services (MARS). In Colorado, the campaign will support...
July 26, 2017 - 8:00pm
Analysis: Police called disproportionately to Walmart stores
In the years leading up to 2014, police calls for service to retailers in Cottage Grove mainly came from two stores — Target and Kohl’s....
July 26, 2017 - 3:30pm
July 18, 2017
Check out the comedy 'Play On!' in Hudson
"Play On!," a comedy by Rick Abbot, will run through July 30 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., as well as Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Audience...
July 18, 2017 - 10:02am
June 7, 2017
Man who drowned in St. Croix River was brother of suspect in triple homicide
HUDSON, Wis. — A 19-year-old man who drowned in the St. Croix River in Hudson on Tuesday, June 6, had been arrested in April following...
June 7, 2017 - 8:13am
May 31, 2017
Reasons to talk
To most adults, the once-familiar, all-encompassing world of teenage life made sense, but by the time they had teenagers of their own, that world...
May 31, 2017 - 11:10am
May 30, 2017
Credit card stealing malware hits dozens of MN and WI Chipotle locations
Chipotle restaurants announced that a cybersecurity allowed hackers to gain access to customer credit card data at a majority of its locations,...
May 30, 2017 - 11:36am
May 18, 2017
Former Hudson man convicted of child battery charged again in Minnesota with new crime
Less than five months after pleading no contest to substantial battery to a child in St. Croix County, a 27-year-old man was charged with a similar...
May 18, 2017 - 3:12pm
May 11, 2017
Illinois men admit to smuggling cigarettes over MN-WI border
Two Illinois men accused of transporting the largest load of untaxed tobacco in Minnesota history have pleaded guilty to felony smuggling charges....
May 11, 2017 - 9:34am
May 10, 2017
East metro man charged after Hudson freeway crash
A Minnesota man caused an Interstate 94 crash that left a truck driver injured, and then drove away from the scene, according to charges filed...
May 10, 2017 - 3:40pm