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Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Cottage Grove police citations for Feb. 20
Cottage Grove home damaged in fire
Public comment changes for Newport council meetings
Bus aide charged in molestation case resigns from South Washington County Schools
crime and courts
Wrestling: Woodbury, East Ridge fall in team section semifinals
Gymnastics: East Ridge wins section title
Girls' Basketball: Wolfpack improves streak to three games
Boys' Basketball: Park runs out of steam in two losses
Gymnastics: Park wraps up SEC schedule
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
Fashion show will kick off spring anti-hunger campaign
arts and entertainment
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BID FOR NEW CG FIRE STATION
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Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
Terry L. Syverson, 66
Sandra R. Baxter
Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
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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