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Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 27: Assault, drunken driving, alcohol offense
Arson causes $30,000 damage to Cottage Grove park playground equipment
Legislative candidates view mental health solutions differently
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
The big chew: Goats deployed to Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park to eat invasive shrubs
crime and courts
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
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
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
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Kritzky
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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
Letter to the editor: Vote Peterson, Schoen and Jurgens
Real Estate Showcase
November 1, 2012
After student suicides, Hastings residents encouraged to turn on porch lights at 6 p.m. Thursday
An effort has been organized by a Hastings resident to show support for recent tragic events in Hastings. Nick Werner has started a Hastings Porch Light Support event. He is asking residents to turn their porch lights on at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1. "Let's start November off on a...
November 1, 2012 - 5:06pm
A look at issues surrounding marriage amendment
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota voters will be asked in the Nov. 6 election whether they want to amend the state Constitution to define a marriage as between a man and a woman, effectively outlawing gay marriages. Here is a look at the issues: Process: The Minnesota Constitution is amended...
November 1, 2012 - 9:48am
Arguments similar in states that allow gay-marriage
November 1, 2012 - 9:45am
October 29, 2012
Rep. Kriesel of Cottage Grove featured in anti-marriage amendment ad
State Rep. John Kriesel's dramatic speech in the Minnesota House opposing a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage is featured in a television commercial for amendment opponents Minnesotans United for All Families. The Cottage Grove lawmaker joined Rep. Tim Kelly of Red Wing...
October 29, 2012 - 9:50am
October 25, 2012
Wellstone legacy lives on 10 years after crash
ST. PAUL -- Paul Wellstone lives on. A decade after he died in a northeastern Minnesota airplane crash, the U.S. senator's legacy remains strong...
October 25, 2012 - 9:21am
September 20, 2012
Minnesota lieutenant governor ready to jump for troops
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon is going above and beyond: above her Capitol office and beyond what others in her job have done. Prettner Solon announced Thursday that she will skydive with the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team on Tuesday to show support...
September 20, 2012 - 12:24pm
Pawlenty leaves Romney, lands bank lobbying job
ST. PAUL -- Former Minnesota Gov.
September 20, 2012 - 12:23pm
August 30, 2012
SuperMom's driver lockout over as contract agreement reached
The company that owns SuperMom's bakery reached a labor agreement with its drivers, ending a nearly week-long lockout. Northern Tier Energy settled with Teamsters Local 120 Wednesday on a new, two-year labor contract that put 22 delivery drivers back on the job Thursday, the company...
August 30, 2012 - 5:31pm
August 24, 2012
SuperMom's drivers locked out in labor dispute
Almost two-dozen delivery drivers for St. Paul Park's SuperMom's bakery have been locked out of their jobs after labor negotiations between the...
August 24, 2012 - 7:29pm
July 26, 2012
Woman delivers baby outside St. Paul Park Police Department
Can't make it to the hospital to give birth? A mother could do worse than parking outside the local police station. Paramedic-trained police officers from St. Paul Park and Cottage Grove arrived on-scene just after St. Paul Park woman Taylor Kreider had delivered a baby shortly after...
July 26, 2012 - 2:50pm
June 21, 2012
Flooding ravages Duluth and Northland roads and homes
Floodwaters engorged by a 24-hour deluge of up to 10 inches crumbled roads and damaged homes and businesses in Duluth, Superior and surrounding...
June 21, 2012 - 8:54am
May 23, 2012
State board won't require more review of 3M incinerator plan
A Minnesota Pollution Control Agency board on Tuesday rejected a petition for a deeper environmental review of 3M's plan to import hazardous waste from outside the company to its Cottage Grove incinerator. The proposed permit amendments don't meet the state's threshold for a more...
May 23, 2012 - 8:00am
May 14, 2012
Cottage Grove man and his friends canoeing the Mississippi
If all goes as planned, in 75 days Kyle Thompson and three friends will canoe from the Mississippi River into the Gulf of Mexico. But Thompson,...
May 14, 2012 - 9:05am
April 26, 2012
4-26-2012: UPDATE: Woman who caused Delta flight quarantine identified as Red Wing resident
A phone call asking for medical advice for a Red Wing woman returning from Uganda resulted in a two-hour quarantine for Delta flight Thursday...
April 26, 2012 - 6:48pm
April 10, 2012
A really big fish tale: Cottage Grove man lands 379-pound marlin in Hawaii
Craig Patterson isn't much of a drinker, but he was in Hawaii on St. Patrick's Day. The sun was warm and he was happy to be leaving the Kona...
April 10, 2012 - 3:06pm