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Hillside Elementary students learn A-B-Cs of songwriting
Reward offered after racial note left in place of stolen medals at Cottage Grove soccer tournament
Former Hudson man convicted of child battery charged again in Minnesota with new crime
Shepard Farm community gardens open in Cottage Grove
Charges: Minnesota couple operated ‘large-scale’ sex trafficking enterprise; arrest made in Woodbury
crime and courts
Track and Field: MSA distance runner Wolfgram is back for more
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors lose twice in SEC games
Boys' Lacrosse: Wolfpack lose first SEC game
Girls' Golf: Royals stay near top of SEC standings
Boys' Tennis: Park enters section play with momentum
Architect of the past: Newport woman recognized for historical preservation efforts
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A heritage of giving: Domeier remembered as tireless and generous
Tennis was 'just a hard-working guy'
Cottage Grove film festival sees bigger picture
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Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Judge Greg Galler Viewpoint: Numerous possible reasons to seek judge's removal
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Viewpoint: Beware of 'Can you hear me?' scam calls
Editorial: Nursing home workers care — and we should, too
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November 14, 2011
Mother of deceased Cottage Grove Vietnam-era soldier honored
When Dorothy Crockett was told her son, William, would be honored at Park High School's annual Veterans Day ceremony, painful memories from August...
November 14, 2011 - 1:52pm
November 11, 2011
Multiple generations mark Veterans Day in south Washington County
Local schools marked Veterans Day on Friday with programs and visits by students' parents and grandparents who served in the military. Among...
November 11, 2011 - 11:52am
November 10, 2011
Park High School flag vigil, service commemorate Veterans Day
Park High School student Tyler Cheslog planned to be awake at 3 a.m. Friday -- and marching outside.
November 10, 2011 - 10:48pm
October 11, 2011
Newport plans a veterans memorial
Newport celebrated its Civil War-era past with a weekend of living history last month at Pioneer Park.
October 11, 2011 - 1:17pm
August 23, 2011
Cottage Grove proclaimed a Yellow Ribbon city
August 23, 2011 - 4:27pm
July 19, 2011
Woodbury soldier laid to rest
Minnesota flags flew at half-staff Monday in honor of a 24-year-old Woodbury soldier who died earlier this month. Ian Williams McConnell, an active duty Marine and 2005 Hill-Murray School graduate, died July 4, according to a news release from Gov. Mark Dayton's office. According...
July 19, 2011 - 8:21am
June 22, 2011
Cottage Grove plans 'simple' veterans' memorial with strong message
Cottage Grove leaders set a goal for the city's first veterans memorial: a monument that honors residents who have served and reflects the place they call home. "We know the people that are our neighbors," said John Burbank, a senior city planner who worked with the Veterans Memorial...
June 22, 2011 - 10:05am
May 30, 2011
Honoring the fallen on Memorial Day
South Washington County residents honored fallen military veterans at a number of local Memorial Day observances Monday. The American Legion...
May 30, 2011 - 10:08am
May 2, 2011
A local thanks to military after bin Laden's death
It's a small show of thanks to the U.S. military for a major anti-terrorism victory. Just hours after President Obama announced late Sunday...
May 2, 2011 - 8:53am
March 28, 2011
Cottage Grove troops part of Guard deployment
National Guard soldiers from Cottage Grove, Woodbury and other communities around the state leave Thursday for a one-year deployment in Afghanistan. The 22 soldiers represent A Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division of the Minnesota...
March 28, 2011 - 1:51pm
February 5, 2010
Third wave of 'Red Bulls' comes home Friday
The third wave of soldiers from the 34th Infantry Division is scheduled to return to the Twin Cities Friday evening following a one-year deployment to Iraq. About 200 troops will return to armories in Rosemount, Inver Grove Heights and Stillwater around 7 p.m. Since May 2009, the...
February 5, 2010 - 8:50am
'Heroes in the Sandbox'
Tricia Sterling and Tracey Tischler are close friends who discuss all their good ideas with each other.
February 5, 2010 - 8:09am
February 3, 2010
From sand to snow
Being home in Cottage Grove after spending nine months in Iraq feels a little like waking up from a dream, said 1st Sgt. Larry Clatt. "The time...
February 3, 2010 - 8:08am
December 29, 2009
Saying thanks -- with steaks
John Tinucci knows all about serving up fine food. The restaurateur is in the family business of feeding southeast metro diners at 51-year-old Tinucci's restaurant in Newport. Earlier this month, he did so in a setting vastly different from the small deli or dark, classic dining...
December 29, 2009 - 8:07am
December 21, 2009
Stuffed with care: Soldier's family sends stockings to Red Bulls
Some Minnesota National Guard soldiers in Iraq will receive a special Christmas present. Stuffed stockings are headed to about 200 troops, compliments...
December 21, 2009 - 2:04pm