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Newport fishing pier to receive upgrade
Police taking Citizen's Academy applications until Aug. 12
Cottage Grove: 80th Street to close Aug. 1-11
Area rivers, lakes make ‘polluted’ list
Giant bridge segments hauled downriver from Grey Cloud Island
crime and courts
Rydberg prepares for his final Olympic Games
Unlikely path leads Mann to Eagles
Softball: Magic prepare to compete on national stage
East Ridge Legion: Raptors takes No. 5 seed
Coyotes sweep Legends, improve to 14-2
Mary Poppins opens at Merrill Community Arts Center
Boys and their bubbles
Car show in St. Paul Park may switch days to avoid scheduling conflict
Cottage Grove, Woodbury splash pads endorsed by parenting magazine
Booya bash cooks up funds for Newport Fire Department
arts and entertainment
CITY OF ST PAUL PARK PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE NOTICE OF ACCURACY TEST
CITY OF NEWPORT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
CITY OF NEWPORT PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER 1300
CITY OF NEWPORT PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER A REQUEST FOR AN AMENDMENT TO A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT
Viola Catherine Brisse Duncan
Helen M. Jansen, 80
Charlene Ann Brose, 76
Clarence Hicks Jr., 80
Rev. Dr. Obid Otto Hofland, Jr., 75
Viewpoint: County attorneys face wide-ranging work
Viewpoint: Protecting the water we drink
Bulletin editorial: District 833 School Board's pay increase to superintendent was ill-timed
Letter to the editor: School District 8 33 prioritizes superintendent pay over teachers
Viewpoint: No student should be invisible
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December 15, 2012
Bulletin letters to the editor: Charter school option, political mudslinging
My kid's school is awesome Yesterday, my 7-year-old son came home with a painted rock, some completed worksheets, dirty clothes and a big smile. In fact, most days are like that. Living in Newport, we could have chosen to send our son to Newport Elementary or a couple other South...
December 15, 2012 - 7:02am
December 8, 2012
Bulletin letters to the editor: Crosswinds School; DFL, GOP politics
Crosswinds may appeal to you Did you know that Crosswinds School has been available as a free public school option with bus transportation for south Washington County sixth- to 10th-graders for almost 15 years? If not, I'm not surprised. The school is not listed on the district's...
December 8, 2012 - 8:46am
December 1, 2012
Bulletin letters to the editor: Food shelf nutrition, Holiday Train, election thanks
Remember nutritious foods when donating to food shelves As a society, we have been taught to appreciate what we have, the meals we eat, the health and nutrition that these meals provide and give when we have excess. Society is also taught to cherish the times when we can indulge...
December 1, 2012 - 7:30am
Bulletin letters to the editor: Candidate endorsements
Lehrke has experience, leadership to be effective It has been my pleasure to serve you in the Minnesota House of Representatives for the past two years. When I announced my retirement this past spring, I did so with a heavy heart. I made the decision not to seek re-election so I...
November 1, 2012 - 8:54am
October 26, 2012
Bulletin letters to the editor: Endorsements, city elections, response to campaign 'smear tactic'
Overwhelming support after 'smear tactic' First of all I would like to thank all of the people who contacted me over the last few days to offer your support for my family and me. This has been overwhelming, to say the least, and I thank each and every one of you. I can see why the...
October 26, 2012 - 1:53pm
October 17, 2012
Bulletin letters to the editor for Oct. 17: City parks referendum; campaign sign theft; candidate endorsements
Be fair and wait on city recreation upgrades Is it fair? Is it fair in our troubled economic situation to look for the "wants" in our community? I think the renewed use of the old Cottage Grove community club or swimming pool is great. The desire to build more ball parks might be...
October 17, 2012 - 12:32pm
October 12, 2012
Bulletin letters to the editor: Same-sex marriage, legislative races, Cottage Grove elections, Newport campaigns
Newport has seen significant improvements Diversified Manufacturing Corp. is celebrating its 25th year in business and has spent 19 of those 25 years in Newport. Prior to purchasing a property in Newport and moving into this city, we did not do our homework on city friendliness toward...
October 12, 2012 - 11:21pm
October 4, 2012
Bulletin letters to the editor: Police reserve officer, Park athletics, youth sports, Newport business, Janis Quinlan,
Reserve officer's generosity stuns residents I was recently at a Cottage Grove Neighborhood Watch meeting. Two police officers spoke. One had the word "Reserve" on his ID. I asked him what that meant. He said he was a volunteer. He does everything other officers do, except carry...
October 4, 2012 - 12:56pm
September 28, 2012
Bulletin letters to the editor: City water use, a kind offer, Lehrke-Schoen race, marriage amendment
City not leading by example On page 2 of the Cottage Grove Reports August 2012 that gets mailed to all households in the city, there is an article titled "Conservation Water Tips" that lists six tips for citizens to conserve water: -- Don't leave the sink while your brush your teeth. --...
September 28, 2012 - 6:15am
September 22, 2012
Bulletin letters to the editor: food shelf donations, support for Sieben
Donations appreciated The Friends in Need Food Shelf recently purchased three new three-door industrial freezers using the money that had been donated at the registers at Cub Foods in Cottage Grove. We are so grateful to the public for donating as they check out at Cub and to Cub...
September 22, 2012 - 7:55am
September 14, 2012
Bulletin letters to the editor: marriage amendment; Lehrke-Schoen race; birthday wishes
Church to discuss marriage amendment This coming Sunday, Sept. 16, guests and members of Community United Church of Christ in St. Paul Park will learn how to have heartfelt conversations about the marriage amendment on the ballot in November. I am opposed to this amendment that would...
September 14, 2012 - 8:37am
September 1, 2012
Bulletin letters to the editor
Volunteers, donors made Night to Unite successful Thanks to all of the volunteers who made Minnesota Night to Unite on Aug. 17 at Newport Lutheran Church such a success. Thanks also to the Newport Police and Fire Departments, Boy Scout Troop 15 and Girl Scout Troop 51179. A very...
September 1, 2012 - 9:09am
August 18, 2012
Bulletin letters to the editor
Enjoy trees but recognize potential danger I thought you might be interested to hear about an incident that happened Friday, July 27. It was around 1 p.m. on a calm, quiet and warm day when we were returning home from doing some errands. As we were driving up to our driveway a huge...
August 18, 2012 - 10:04am
August 11, 2012
Bulletin letters to the editor
Do we really want Walmart to define us? In the July 25 issue of the Bulletin, Mayor Myron Bailey wrote a viewpoint article entitled "Walmart would keep shopping dollars local." I am puzzled by his comments in promoting the building of a Walmart on the drive-in site. He stated how...
August 11, 2012 - 7:18am
August 4, 2012
Bulletin letter to the editor: Residents acted like 'lynch mob' at Walmart meeting
Residents questioning Walmart proposal acted like a 'lynch mob' After attending the Cottage Grove Planning Commission meeting (July 23) for the Walmart project, I was furious. I and seven other ladies went to hear and maybe voice our opinions about why we need a Walmart. The residents...
August 4, 2012 - 6:34am