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City applies for programs to help fill business park
Cottage Grove: Skeleton-faced ski mask burglar sentenced
Newport open bowhunting dates revised for 2016 season
St. Paul Park joins driver diversion program
80 homes with higher PFC levels to get bottled water
crime and courts
Coyotes triumph, take home league championship
Ragnar Relay sends thousands of runners through Cottage Grove
Eggert finally lives out childhood dream
Raptors dynamic duo shines at next level
Local teams open season with practices on Monday
Teen already has several "opening credits" in film career
Heritage Days draws crowds with new and old attractions
St. Paul Park Heritage Days parade
More visible location boosts numbers at weekly car show
Garelicks to be Heritage Days parade grand marshals
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Letter to the editor: Enjoyed teaching driver's ed
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August 14, 2016
Sweet corn and sunshine: Newport celebrates Pioneer Day
Newport residents celebrated Pioneer Day Sunday with a plethora of sunshine and sweet corn.
August 14, 2016 - 5:46pm
August 11, 2016
Key Minnesota primary election races
Six of eight Minnesota U.S. House districts featured contests for at least one party in Tuesday's primary election. In each party, the voters' top pick moves on to the Nov. 8 general election. For state Supreme Court, the top two vote-getters will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. Nearly every...
August 11, 2016 - 4:31pm
Some Minnesota U.S. House races in national spotlight
Two, perhaps three, of Minnesota's eight congressional races will attract plenty of national attention as control of the U.S. House is at stake...
August 11, 2016 - 4:25pm
August 8, 2016
Cottage Grove teen detained in attempted armed robbery case
A 16-year-old Cottage Grove boy has been referred to juvenile court for allegedly using a pellet pistol in an attempted robbery.
News/crime and courts
August 8, 2016 - 11:54am
Squad car vandalized but mostly quiet night for Minnesota shooting protest
ST. PAUL—Protesters remained in front of the Minnesota governor's residence Friday morning, continuing a vigil that began hours after a...
July 8, 2016 - 9:58am
September 30, 2015
Cottage Grove man imprisoned after shooting threat
A Cottage Grove man will serve a prison sentence for threatening to shoot his father-in-law and then engaging police in a roughly 10-hour armed standoff.
News/crime and courts
September 30, 2015 - 5:04pm
August 20, 2015
District 833 School Board race takes shape as seven candidates file
Seven candidates will vie for three open South Washington County School Board seats this fall. They include three incumbents, including board...
August 20, 2015 - 9:30am
Ragnar relay runners make pit stop in Cottage Grove
The 10th-annual Ragnar Relay Great River, an overnight, 200-mile race that began Friday in Winona, passed through Cottage Grove Saturday on its...
August 20, 2015 - 9:26am
Washington County Sheriff's Office introduces mobile anti-crime app
The free app — available on both Apple and Android phones — is the first in the area that connects users to a specific law enforcement a...
August 20, 2015 - 8:00am
August 18, 2015
Cottage Grove police reports for Aug. 18
Recent Cottage Grove police reports from the end of July to the beginning of August.
August 18, 2015 - 9:32am
St. Paul Park Heritage Days sizzles on Broadway
It was a hot one over Heritage Days weekend in St. Paul Park, but most festival-goers found ways to keep cool. From frozen treats and cold...
August 18, 2015 - 9:00am
August 17, 2015
Newport City Councilman Lund sent to detox after Heritage Days
Councilman Dan Lund was sent to detox after becoming intoxicated following the St. Paul Park Heritage Days festival, a police report stated.
August 17, 2015 - 4:00pm
August 10, 2015
St. Paul Park Heritage Days Medallion Hunt Clue No. 1
The first-ever St. Paul Park Heritage Days Medallion Hunt begins today.
August 10, 2015 - 8:30am
August 3, 2015
Pendino resigns as East Ridge football coach amid player eligibility probe
Mike Pendino has resigned as East Ridge High School head football coach amid an ongoing school district investigation into claims of player ineligibility. Pendino...
August 3, 2015 - 1:14pm
July 27, 2015
A ticket to bride: Cottage Grove police aid in marriage proposal
The art of the marriage proposal often involves sweeping a person’s betrothed off their feet, not having them pulled over by police. But a...
July 27, 2015 - 3:43pm