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East Ridge third-graders win championship at Hastings
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Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
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New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
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Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Cottage Grover's online apparel business supports animal non-profits
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March 4, 2017
Letter to the editor: You can help with FoodShare campaign
The Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is gearing up to help replenish food shelves across the state during the month of March, and Friends in Need is hoping for your support.
March 4, 2017 - 8:54am
April 14, 2013
Bulletin letter to the editor: Park baseball thankful after 'Blitz'
Park baseball team thankful after 'Blitz' The Park High School baseball program would like to thank everyone who supported us during our fundraising campaign this year. Last Saturday was Baseball Blitz. Thank you for opening your doors and allowing our boys to talk to you about our...
April 14, 2013 - 1:01pm
February 15, 2013
Bulletin letter to the editor: Schoen's gun stance reason enough to oust him in next election
An open letter to Rep. Dan Schoen: Do you support the Second Amendment? Since your name appears as an author on at least four bills and you are actively supporting others that are infringing upon the rights of the Second Amendment, you obviously do not.
February 15, 2013 - 12:54pm
January 25, 2013
Letter to editor: McNamara feeding constituents "political cow"
I would like to thank Rep. Denny McNamara for his history lesson of the last two years in the Minnesota Legislature. He sent it out last week in his newsletter. He also sent it out to this paper a few weeks ago. He's telling us how he and his GOP co-workers did such a good job balancing...
January 25, 2013 - 11:28am
November 24, 2012
Bulletin letter to the editor: Food shelf worthy of donations
I just picked up my commemorative copy of the Holiday Train calendar that the Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce puts out and what a nice reflection on our community. We have a lot of worthy organizations that each and every year people donate to, but in this time of uncertainty...
November 24, 2012 - 9:13am
November 4, 2011
Bulletin letter to the editor: Control the Newport deer herd
Newport needs to control its deer herds Living in the suburbs means living with wildlife, and as a family who appreciates nature's beauty, we have learned to respect the balance that comes with living so close to birds, squirrels, coyotes and especially white-tailed deer. Many...
November 4, 2011 - 11:35pm
October 13, 2010
Letter: Sieben works for future
I am looking forward to the day that I can take the train from Newport to St. Paul and/or Minneapolis, or from Newport to Cottage Grove and Hastings. Thanks to a group of dedicated community members, including Sen. Katie Sieben, that day won't be far off. Sieben has long been a supporter...
October 13, 2010 - 10:18am
August 18, 2010
Letter: Thanks for taking a 'night to unite'
I would like to thank all of the citizens of Cottage Grove who participated in our annual Night to Unite celebration on Aug. 3. Cottage Grove had 32 registered neighborhood parties. There was also a "Noon Out" celebration hosted at Norris Square that brought seniors together from...
August 18, 2010 - 2:17pm
July 7, 2010
Letter: Yeshiva says thanks
I am excited to announce that at last we have worked out financing for our campus and MyYeshiva is opening registration for this upcoming fall! No amount of words could even come close to expressing the thanks and appreciation we all feel at MyYeshiva for everyone who has been a...
July 7, 2010 - 10:06am
June 30, 2010
Letter: Formally oppose 3M proposal
We are writing today to ask a very simple question of the elected officials of Cottage Grove: When will the city council publicly state their position and take action regarding the 3M request to change their permit for hazardous waste incineration? We are very concerned the health...
June 30, 2010 - 9:40am
May 5, 2010
Letter: Thanks for benefit support
On March 27 Whirlwind Ministries held a Spaghetti dinner fundraiser, and we went to the community businesses to help us sponsor the event. When they heard the success of the ministry affecting people's lives, the dynamics of the ministry, and the different guest speakers testifying...
May 5, 2010 - 8:14am
February 10, 2010
Letter: Air, water quality below average
What is the role of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency? I have read the recent survey information on the 3M Incinerator proposal and I agree with the residents. Reading that on a scale of 0 to 100 with 100 being the best, the water quality rating is 20 and air quality is 32 for...
February 10, 2010 - 10:49am
January 13, 2010
Letter: Assert state sovereignty
Our Founding fathers feared one thing above all others ... a government with too much power! Many of them, including Patrick Henry, addressed this fear by demanding that the First Ten Amendments, known as the Bill of Rights be added to the Constitution to gain their support in forming...
January 13, 2010 - 7:30am
January 6, 2010
Letter: Don't start cutting at the bottom
After talking to Denny McNamara about how to cut the state's budget deficit and how impact can be minimized, we do agree that staffing cuts have long been decided by top management and therefore they tend to protect the jobs near the top. I work for the veterans home in Hastings...
January 6, 2010 - 10:16am
December 15, 2009
Letter: Improve air, water quality
In a viewpoint article published Nov. 18 titled "Keep an eye on the MPCA," the writer made several good points. One, we need language permanently prohibiting commercial incineration at the 3M site, and an ordinance prohibiting commercial incineration inside our city limits. Two, perhaps...
December 15, 2009 - 3:00pm