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Park High School art teacher David Frigaard dies in shooting
Refinery, county reach emergency communications agreement
District 833 developing its plan to buy Valley Crossing school
3M-Cottage Grove fined for air violations
City of Cottage Grove weighs buying vacant Home Depot building in bid to jumpstart redevelopment
crime and courts
Eyes on the prize: Seth Green is focused on Raptors success amid recruiting hoopla
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
Local area scores from Friday, Jan 23
East Ridge Boys Basketball: Green drops 29 as the Raptors drop Mounds View
St. Paul Park celebrates annual sledding day
The healing powers of art: Cancer survivors' work part of Woodwinds sculpture
Two local art events planned in Cottage Grove
Reeling in the 'Minnesota experience' during Cottage Grove's ice fishing outing
Birds of a feather: Carpenter Nature Center volunteers track avian population
arts and entertainment
Mark F. Mulvihill, 66
Doris M. Pinault, 85
Jeanette Lampe, 79
Lucille Mann, 92
Shirley J. Smith, 91
Letter to the editor: Respect property when snowmobiling
Letter to the editor: Wake up and face realities in District 833
Letter to the editor: Integrity of school district must be restored
Viewpoint: Don't let sun set on Oakwood possibilities
Letter to the editor: McElwee-Stevens should resign
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August 31, 2009
Kriesel, sons visit troop fundraiser
Cottage Grove resident John Kriesel and his sons, Elijah and Broden, stopped by for brats at the mid-summer fundraiser sponsored by A Touch of...
August 31, 2009 - 8:07am
July 29, 2009
Carlos Wilcox: Fallen soldier put to rest
Hundreds squeezed into Light the Way Church in Cottage Grove Friday for the funeral of Carlos Wilcox IV, a Minnesota National Guard soldier who...
July 29, 2009 - 7:53am
July 19, 2009
In Iraq, Pawlenty meets with fallen soldiers' colleagues
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty delivered condolences in person to the Minnesota National Guard unit that last week lost three soldiers to a rocket...
July 19, 2009 - 4:08pm
July 10, 2009
Deploying guard members called brave, selfless, generous
Hundreds of family and friends packed the Cottage Grove Ice Arena Friday for an emotional send-off to the Cottage Grove-based Minnesota National Guard unit heading to Iraq this weekend, hearing from a thankful Gov. Tim Pawlenty who called the soldiers and their families "brave, strong...
July 10, 2009 - 11:36am
Hastings POW finally comes home
Ray Miller read the obituaries in the St. Paul paper Sunday and found an old friend's name.
July 10, 2009 - 8:00am
July 9, 2009
Pawlenty to speak at Cottage Grove deployment ceremony
Gov. Tim Pawlenty will speak at a deployment ceremony for the Cottage Grove-based 204th Area Support Medical Company will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday at the Cottage Grove Ice Arena, 8020 80th Street. Approximately half the members of the 204th are residents of south Washington and...
July 9, 2009 - 11:06am
June 22, 2009
County to give free parks passes to families of deployed military members
Washington County continued its public support for military families June 16 when commissioners voted to approve a resolution that authorizes the county parks system to grant free annual park passes to any spouse of currently deployed military personnel. Washington County is the...
June 22, 2009 - 2:46pm
June 18, 2009
Deployment event July 10 at ice arena
A deployment ceremony for the Cottage Grove-based 204th Area Support Medical Company will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 10, at the Cottage Grove Ice Arena, 8020 80th Street. Approximately half the members of the 204th are residents of south Washington and Dakota counties. State...
June 18, 2009 - 7:44am
April 9, 2008
Bill allows easier voting for military personnel
Representatives voted 129-0 to make it easier for military personnel and others overseas to cast Minnesota ballots. Among other things, the bill allows those overseas to request to cast votes electronically. The bill, similar to one senators earlier passed, would apply to many people...
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 3, 2008
Life on the edge, even at 50
At 50, Minnesota National Guard Sgt. Richard Crear amazes the young troops in Iraq. "Yeah, they're surprised when I tell them everything I do," Crear laughed, during a recent interview while he was home on leave in Cottage Grove. Crear is a member of the 2-147th Air Assault Helicopter...
April 3, 2008 - 12:00am