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Sumner aims for County Board seat
East Ridge Speech Team ranks in nationals
County prosecutes drug dealer for overdose death
Portion of Military Road to close for good June 11
Bonding could be Legislature's last man standing
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Girls Golf: Woodbury, Park, East Ridge compete in conference match
Boys Tennis: East Ridge heads to 3AA sectional finals
Softball: Raptors homer past Royals in softball finale
Softball: Park, Woodbury track stars win multiple titles
Softball: Park tops Rangers to win share of SEC softball crown
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
SoWashCo School Board. Minutes for 5/10/18
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
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Bernice M. Sumner
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Viewpoint: Successes include safeguarding 3M settlement monies
Letter to the Editor: Yo-Yo economics, not tax cuts
Letter to the editor: Thank Lewis for supporting the Financial Choice Act
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August 4, 2011
Cottage Grove officials like plan for LA Fitness; say hold off on community center vote
The city of Cottage Grove should hold off on a community center referendum and allow a developer to move forward with plans for an LA Fitness...
August 4, 2011 - 6:00am
July 21, 2011
Search under way for body seen going over Vermillion River waterfall in Hastings
Emergency teams from Hastings are busy scouring the area below the falls of the Vermillion River where a body was seen floating. Teams are searching to recover an adult woman. Witnesses reported seeing the woman enter the river near the park along 21st Street. She was quickly sucked...
July 21, 2011 - 8:15pm
July 18, 2011
Jewish school disputes "excessive" city property violations
A Cottage Grove Jewish boys' school that has faced its share of hard luck since it opened in 2006 now faces a new challenge - charges from city...
July 18, 2011 - 2:32pm
July 6, 2011
Cheesman joins St. Paul Park council
The city of St. Paul Park filled a vacant seat on its City Council Tuesday, appointing former Parks and Recreation Commission chair Jennifer...
July 6, 2011 - 5:30am
A 'true young hero' honored in St. Paul Park
St. Paul Park officials on Tuesday honored the 10-year-old Wisconsin boy who saved a friend's life last month after a fall in Riverside Park. Jacob...
July 6, 2011 - 12:01am
July 1, 2011
State shutdown means no work will be done on the new Hastings bridge
All work on the new Hastings bridge has ceased. With the state shutdown putting the Minnesota Department of Transportation on hold indefinitely, all work on state projects has come to a stop. The setback is nothing new to the project. High water late last fall slowed down work, but...
July 1, 2011 - 8:27am
June 16, 2011
Cottage Grove to reevaluate alcohol checks on businesses
The city of Cottage Grove will review its alcohol compliance policies to look at increasing the number of times each year the city's police department checks in on the 18 businesses licensed to serve or sell alcohol, and will examine stiffer penalties for businesses who serve to underage...
June 16, 2011 - 6:00am
June 15, 2011
Cottage Grove's new park and recreation director knows the job well
For the city of Cottage Grove's Zac Dockter -- raised in Cottage Grove, a Park High School graduate -- even the thought of pulling up stakes...
June 15, 2011 - 9:31am
June 2, 2011
City chooses financing option for city hall project
The city of Cottage Grove will pursue financing for its estimated $16 million new city hall and public safety complex through a private financial institution, rather than selling bonds as is commonly done to pay for large municipal projects, the city council voted Wednesday. City...
June 2, 2011 - 1:28pm
May 24, 2011
Washington County to take part in national health survey
Washington County this summer will be one of 15 counties across the country participating in a national health survey that federal health officials say offers a snapshot of Americans' health. The county was randomly selected to take part in the annual National Health and Nutrition...
May 24, 2011 - 5:08pm
April 18, 2011
Home values still falling, county report says
It's no surprise to anyone who owns a home these days, but the numbers still sting: Most residential property values in Washington County continued to fall in 2010. According to the 2011 Washington County assessment report, 88 percent residential properties in the county saw no increase...
April 18, 2011 - 2:17pm
April 14, 2011
Employee takes early retirement offer as Newport cuts costs
A longtime city of Newport employee has agreed to an early retirement buyout as part of the city's effort to cut personnel costs in the face of declining state aid. Deputy City Clerk Wanda Swarthout, who has worked at Newport City Hall for 22 years, accepted an offer of early retirement...
April 14, 2011 - 3:27pm
April 7, 2011
City hall plans reach 'a milestone' as council OK's designs
A new multi-million dollar municipal complex in Cottage Grove moved closer to reality Wednesday, as the Cottage Grove City Council signed off on designs for a facility that city and public safety officials assert is badly needed. Architects will now begin drawing up blueprints for...
April 7, 2011 - 12:02am
March 29, 2011
Cottage Grove city hall plan unveiling draws a crowd
City officials and project planners walked the public through final conceptual plans for Cottage Grove's new city government complex Tuesday,...
March 29, 2011 - 10:53pm
March 15, 2011
Council to receive city hall design update Wednesday
Cottage Grove City Council members on Wednesday will hear an update on the planning process for the city's multi-million dollar public safety and general government building.
March 15, 2011 - 3:19pm