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County Board approves boost to licensing center staff
East Ridge and Woodbury high schoolers earn distinctions
Students awarded for Pledge to Graduate
Minn. plans extra speeding enforcement in July
Inclusive playground snags parks and rec award
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Softball: Wolfpack rallies to nip Raptors in the 10th
Track and Field: East Ridge's Weiss scores double win in SEC track and field meet
Baseball: New Life Academy has no trouble in opening round of sectionals
Teams, coaches, players face challenges of transportation for sports
Softball: Young's got the Wolfpack's back
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
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FORECLOSURE POSTPONEMENT: MERS v. Blasha Thor and Jodi L. Rasmussen-Thor
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COTTAGE GROVE POLICE DEPT: Vehicle Auction: viewing 5:30pm, auction 6:00pm.
PUBLIC NOTICE: Cottage Grove Solar Garden - Environ. Assessment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF Minnesota Employee Recreation and Services Council
St. Paul Park refinery sold with company to Marathon
3rd Act Brewery celebrates groundbreaking in Woodbury
Merchants Bank in the Twin Cities Helps Organization to Another Record Year; Advisory Board Reappointed
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Names Todd Seidl
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Patricia M. Redding
Janet L. Yost
Norma J. Kirchner
Bernice M. Sumner
Tina Folch for House Representative
Throwing Away $122 Million of Our
Despite Family Threats, Denny McNamara Stood Up For Us
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Column: Academic year was one of achievements
Angie Hong column: The do-good guide to gardening
Viewpoint: Successes include safeguarding 3M settlement monies
Letter to the Editor: Yo-Yo economics, not tax cuts
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February 9, 2018
Viewpoint: Xcel delivers win-win for Minnesota
Ben Fowke, the president and CEO of Xcel Energy, recently announced an ambitious plan to cut the utility's carbon emissions 80 percent by 2030. To reach that goal, Xcel Energy will double down on clean energy. It plans to generate 60 percent renewable energy by 2030. That's fantastic...
February 9, 2018 - 12:36pm
February 2, 2018
Letter to the editor: Minnesota Nice shows in the snow
To the editor: Minnesota Nice? Yes, it does exist! Our 12-plus inch, snow-filled driveways in the 9100 block of Indian Blvd is a great example. My daughter had to be to work at 10 a.m. and we couldn't get the snow blower working. So we started shoveling. Shortly thereafter, our neighbor...
February 2, 2018 - 10:20am
January 18, 2018
Letter: There's room for everyone on the nice list
There's room for everyone on the nice list As a teacher, I tell kids to look for contrasts when they are reading: Those contrasts often teach...
January 18, 2018 - 8:00pm
January 14, 2018
Letter to the editor: Holly Anderson remembered
I read with interest your article about Holly Anderson, the Cottage Grove native who helped at 9-11. (A poet's dying wish, Jan. 3) Back when she was a young girl I have her (and her sister, Carrie) piano lessons. They were both lovely girls. Holly especially was interested in the...
January 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 16, 2013
Bulletin letter to the editor: Armstrong was nurturing environment for son
The 2012-13 school year ended for District 833 students on June 5, which brought about the end of our son's elementary school experience and the transition to middle school. While we look forward to the new challenge, we also feel sadness at leaving Armstrong Elementary behind. Our...
June 16, 2013 - 8:00am
June 8, 2013
Bulletin letters to the editor: VFW open, District 833's promising graduates
VFW still open The VFW Post 8752 wants to let all of Cottage Grove know that we are still open for business and will continue to stay in business despite the disruption to our business caused by the new Walmart construction. We still have tacos on Tuesday, karaoke on Friday, a hall...
June 8, 2013 - 8:54am
May 24, 2013
Bulletin letters to the editor: Gay marriage approval, urban chickens
Schoen, Sieben showed courage with gay marriage yes votes Leadership, courage and integrity are all words I have not been able to use when describing the behavior of our elected officials at both the national and state levels these past number of years. But that has changed for me. I...
May 24, 2013 - 4:07pm
May 17, 2013
Bulletin letter to the editor: Thankful for community support after son's death
On Monday, May 6, our beloved son, Michael Manning, went to the Lord. There are so many members of the community who have showed their love and support, we want to give many thanks to them. Thank you to the Cottage Grove Police Department and paramedics who did their best under such...
May 17, 2013 - 3:22pm
May 9, 2013
Bulletin letters to the editor: Cottage Grove chicken ordinance, District 833 communication on class changes
Council should be open-minded, support chickens Why is it so hard for our City Council to pass an ordinance allowing chickens and ducks? Many small cities allow them, as does St. Paul and Minneapolis, and more are passing them every year. St. Paul Public Schools Community Education...
May 9, 2013 - 10:32am
April 20, 2013
Bulletin letters to the editor: Newport library, Food shelf thank you
Leave library alone The Newport library has been a success in 2012. So say the mayor, council members and most users. But the mayor and a few others also say they want to "catch up" and "figure it out." What's to figure out? Everyone likes what's going on, but at least one council...
April 20, 2013 - 9:45am
April 5, 2013
Bulletin letters to the editor: Cottage Grove city work, child care unionization
City shouldn't outsource work its employees can do I am a retired union construction electrician. I have lived in Cottage Grove for 43 years, during which time I have had the opportunity to observe how the city conducts its business. I believe we can do better for our citizens. Over...
April 5, 2013 - 9:51am
March 31, 2013
Bulletin letters to the editor: Domestic violence, health insurance, kind stranger
Sieben, Schoen represent our interests on health insurance exchange We are lucky in this area to have the leadership of Katie Sieben, second in command in the Minnesota Senate, and rising star Dan Schoen, in just his first of hopefully many terms in the Minnesota House of Representatives....
March 31, 2013 - 9:30am
March 21, 2013
Bulletin letters to the editor
Jacobus misleading on Crosswinds funding claims I was surprised to read in your story "Crosswinds bill picks up steam in Legislature" that Superintendent Keith Jacobus said "current estimates put 833's financial loss to Crosswinds at $400,000. But that could grow if Crosswinds picks...
March 21, 2013 - 3:50pm
March 14, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Gun bills, helping a friend
Helping -- and respecting -- a friend Recently a good friend of mine died of severe multiple sclerosis. We tried to do some things together to get him out a little. His last years were difficult, especially for him. We used to go to Cub and do our weekly grocery shopping for our...
March 14, 2013 - 9:06am
March 7, 2013
Letters to the Editor: Preserving Crosswinds, lock closures
Perpich will preserve Crosswinds programs, environment I am writing to voice my support for the Perpich Center for Arts Education acquiring control of Crosswinds Arts and Science School. I knew little about Crosswinds until last March when the Faith-Based Health and Wellness Network...
March 7, 2013 - 2:46pm