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The big chew: Goats deployed to Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park to eat invasive shrubs
Minnesota roundup: Family of 4 found safe, but parents arrested; Biden to make campaign stop in northern Minnesota
Newport City Council rejects TIF vote, new vote set for Nov. 3
Newport City Council to fast-track Red Rock Village TIF district
Residents upset over BNSF parking lot plan
crime and courts
Volleyball: Park sweeps Highland Park to start section tournament
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
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Forum Communications Co. editorial endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
Letter to the editor: Schoen gets work done, gets results
Letter to the editor: Vote on the future of Newport
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August 1, 2013
Big, small gatherings usher in gay marriage in Minnesota
Minnesota same-sex couples wed both in large groups and intimate settings early today as state law specifically allows gay marriages for the...
August 1, 2013 - 8:14am
March 25, 2010
A canine connection
Some television duos fight for the attention of the camera. But Donna Chicone knows better than to call herself the star of the program she...
March 25, 2010 - 7:00am
February 18, 2010
In elevator rescue, corn was only part of the concern
From the outside of the Feely Elevator silos, onlookers were left to wonder what was happening inside the silo where Mark Malecha was trapped. Inside, though, medics worked diligently to save Malecha not only from being crushed by the shifting corn, but from toxins that were building...
February 18, 2010 - 8:37am
January 6, 2010
Lady Eagles lose first MCAA game since 2006
Indeed, all good things must come to an end -- and it did for the New Life Academy girls basketball team on Tuesday night. The Lady Eagles lost...
January 6, 2010 - 10:38am
November 24, 2009
A brand new ballgame for Eagles
When we last saw the New Life Academy girls basketball team, the Eagles were bowing out of their second-straight Class A State Tournament appearance in an opening round loss to Cedar Mountain-Comfrey. The defeat, deemed an upset by many, brought an end to the high school of five...
November 24, 2009 - 1:43pm
October 8, 2009
Raptors, NLA girls, to host Section 4A soccer openers
Seedings were announced for the Section 4A boys and girls soccer playoffs on Friday and both the East Ridge boys and girls squads will begin their inaugural sectional at home in The Raptors' Nest. Likewise, the New Life girls will also host their sectional opener, while the Eagles...
October 8, 2009 - 3:50pm
August 24, 2009
Raptors claim first varsity victory
It wasn't exactly "The Battle of Bailey Road," but on a sunny, windswept Monday, East Ridge High School earned its first-ever varsity win as...
August 24, 2009 - 2:30pm
August 20, 2009
Weekend planner: Farm, Food and Fun Fair in Hastings
FRIDAY, AUG. 21 ROWING REGATTA -- The boat launch at Lake Elmo Park Reserve will be closed Friday and Saturday, Aug. 21 and 22, for the 106th Northwest International Rowing Championship Regatta. The launch will re-open Aug. 23. For details about the event, call (651) 430-8370. Lake...
August 20, 2009 - 12:49pm
August 6, 2009
More than fried food and farm animals
Maddie Groskopf lives in Prescott, Wis., but keeps her sheep, Hal, at her grandmother's farm in Denmark Township in Washington County. As a member...
August 6, 2009 - 7:52am
June 29, 2009
Goin' to the beach
Cottage Grove Elementary School first-grade teachers Janene Zavoral, Gail Scholl, Wendi Draper, Lisa Bush and Vicki Waldo teach a unit on sea...
June 29, 2009 - 7:05am
June 24, 2009
Hillside gardens will tempt strollers
Joyce and Don Piper and Lynne Thornsjo make hillside gardening look easy -- after the work is done. Both gardens are part of this year's 13th...
June 24, 2009 - 7:00am
June 18, 2009
Weekend planner: Strawberry Fest this weekend
THURSDAY, JUNE 18 STRAWBERRY FEST -- Strawberry fest events are scheduled from Thursday through Sunday June 18 to 21, beginning with the royalty pageant at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 18, at Cottage Grove Junior High School. FARMERS' MARKET -- The farmers market at Cottage Grove United...
June 18, 2009 - 1:04pm
June 17, 2009
Festival has bluegrass, red berries
The 127th annual Memorial Lutheran Church, Afton Strawberry Festival, will be held Saturday, June 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church, 15730 Afton...
June 17, 2009 - 7:38am
June 5, 2009
NLA Softball: Eagles repeat as State champions
A season-long quest to prove themselves came to a triumphant conclusion on Friday afternoon as the New Life Academy softball team earned its...
June 5, 2009 - 4:05pm
June 4, 2009
NLA Softball: Eagles one step from State repeat
There have been 26 no-hitters in the 33-year history of the Minnesota State Softball Tournament -- Danielle Schmidt now owns three of them. The New Life Academy pitcher tossed the third no-no of her state tourney career on a 5-0 victory over Silver Bay Thursday afternoon. The senior...
June 4, 2009 - 8:40pm