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Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
Cottage Grove RE/MAX Professionals honors 10 associates
School District 833 graduation rates reach new high; achievement gap narrows
South Washington County lawmakers on Sunday alcohol sales: Yes, yes, undecided
Minnesota roundup: Two found dead in house fire in NW Minnesota
crime and courts
Girls' Basketball: Park wraps up regular season with a win
Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Park Volleyball: Johnson brings new perspective to Park volleyball
Nordic Skiing: Marien, Schiferl wrap up seasons at state
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
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
arts and entertainment
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Hugh D. "Doug" Carroll Jr., 81
Hollis "Luke" Lucas, 87
Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
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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January 13, 2017
County: More state money, or property taxes could rise
Washington County Washington County cannot continue to hold down property taxes if the state keeps requiring them to provide more programs and services without money to pay for them. That's the message county commissioners and staff will convey to their state representatives and senators...
January 13, 2017 - 10:19am
November 21, 2016
Cheap gas, more travel for Thanksgiving
Fueled by the cheapest November gas prices in years, Americans are expected to travel more for Thanksgiving this year than any year since before...
November 21, 2016 - 11:12am
August 29, 2016
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
FARGO—They're in most everyone's wallets, but the next generation of credit and debit cards aren't accepted everywhere—long after...
August 29, 2016 - 12:00pm
June 20, 2016
No more budget cuts this year for South Washington County Schools
There is a projected surplus of $204,913.
June 20, 2016 - 10:42am
June 7, 2013
Cottage Grove woman scratches a $20K winner in lottery
A local woman scratched a lottery winner. Joan Jerry, of Cottage Grove, won $20,000 playing the Minnesota Lottery's Betty Boop scratch-off game, the lottery announced. Jerry, who claimed her prize May 31, bought her winning ticket at Yocum's Holiday gas station, 8610 East Point...
June 7, 2013 - 3:34pm
October 12, 2012
St. Paul Park man wins $20K in lottery
A St. Paul Park man cashed in after winning a lottery game. Juan Pascual Peralta this week claimed $20,000 after winning while playing the Joker's Wild Crossword game, the Minnesota Lottery announced. Pascual Peralta bought the ticket at SuperAmerica in St. Paul Park. There is...
October 12, 2012 - 9:17am
February 29, 2012
Cottage Grove woman gets in on $10K Powerball winner
A Cottage Grove woman was among a group of 28 people who claimed a lottery prize. Kathryn Tucker and 27 other people from around the Twin Cities were in a group that won $10,000 playing Powerball last month, the Minnesota Lottery announced. The winning ticket was purchased at a...
February 29, 2012 - 1:11pm
November 11, 2011
Cottage Grove man wins 10K in lottery with ticket bought locally
A Cottage Grove man won $10,000 in the Minnesota Lottery with a ticket he purchased locally. The Lottery said this week that Donald Baron won his prize playing Mega Millions. He purchased his winning ticket Oct. 31 at Holiday gas station, 8101 Hadley Ave.
November 11, 2011 - 4:46pm
October 27, 2011
Cottage Grove man wins 10K in lottery
A Cottage Grove resident won $10,000 by playing Powerball, the Minnesota Lottery announced Thursday. Jacob Beck of Cottage Grove claimed his prize Oct. 21. He purchased the winning Powerball ticket at a Richfield Rainbow Foods.
October 27, 2011 - 4:01pm
August 9, 2011
Newport man a $30K lottery winner
A Newport man picked a winner in a Minnesota State Lottery game. William Parker won $30,000 on the Northstar Cash game, the Lottery announced Tuesday. Parker bought the winning ticket at a Holiday gas station in St. Paul. Northstar Cash players pick five numbers from 1 to 31 and...
August 9, 2011 - 10:38am
June 3, 2011
Cottage Grove woman wins $200K in lottery
A Cottage Grove woman scratched a six-figure winner in the Minnesota State Lottery. Catherine Lenihan won $200,000 by playing the Money Mania scratch game, the Lottery announced Thursday. Lenihan bought her ticket at SuperAmerica in Richfield. A $200,000 win is the game's top prize. -Scott...
June 3, 2011 - 1:58pm
May 15, 2011
Newport auto auction draws vintage car fans
Dick Graves Jr. could be found late last week checking casting numbers on old car engines. "I've spent my life going through junkyards," Graves said while perusing the lot at Bill's Auto Parts in Newport. Any of the engines can be put in a car, he said, but if you want a restoration...
May 15, 2011 - 2:03pm
May 12, 2011
Large crowd turns out to view engines, cars in auction at Bill's Auto Parts in Newport
More than 150 people toured Bill's Auto Parts in Newport in the first two hours of the on-site preview of an on-line auction on Thursday, May...
May 12, 2011 - 1:30pm
April 10, 2011
Lots of bargains at ECFE garage sale in Cottage Grove
The annual Early Childhood and Family Education garage sale drew lots of bargain-hunting parents to Cottage Grove Middle School on Saturday. The...
April 10, 2011 - 2:58pm
April 5, 2011
$586K lottery prize still unclaimed in Washington County
Check the numbers on that old lottery ticket before you toss it. The Minnesota State Lottery said Tuesday a deadline is nearing for the winner of a Gopher 5 prize worth $586,214. The winning ticket was sold in Washington County for a drawing on April 30, 2010. Nobody has claimed...
April 5, 2011 - 1:11pm