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Minnesota roundup: Man charged in connection with fatal meth overdose of his 'buddy'; jogger struck by car, killed in St. Paul
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
Storm shifts south, heavy snow still likely
Washington County hires MnDOT for Gold Line transit impact study
Newport plans redevelopment of old public works site
crime and courts
Girls' Basketball: Woodbury hands East Ridge a blow to SEC hopes
Boys' Hockey: Second period goals push Park past Hastings
Boys' Basketball: Raptors hold off Royals, grab share of SEC lead
Wrestling: Woodbury, East Ridge fall in team section semifinals
Gymnastics: East Ridge wins section title
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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LTD LIABILITY CO-PURE VITALITY
BID FOR NEW CG FIRE STATION
Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
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
Real Estate Showcase
January 12, 2014
Mild temps attract dozens to Cottage Grove ice skate night
Nothing says winter in Minnesota quite like outdoor ice skating, hot chocolate and a crackling bonfire. Highlands Park pond in Cottage Grove...
January 12, 2014 - 4:55pm
January 8, 2014
Cottage Grove family remembers young organ donor with Rose Bowl Parade float
The annual Rose Bowl celebration in Pasadena, Calif., marked each New Year’s Day by a colorful parade of elaborately decorated floats, was...
January 8, 2014 - 9:00am
January 7, 2014
Cottage Grove man sculpts snow kidney while awaiting transplant
Jim Gorbunow isn’t a master, or even amateur, snow sculptor, but the roughly 5-foot-tall frozen kidney in the front of his Cottage Grove home...
January 7, 2014 - 3:28pm
January 2, 2014
Cottage Grove pavement management public hearing set for 2 districts
Estimated assessments available at the public hearing.
January 2, 2014 - 10:00am
December 25, 2013
Cottage Grove Lions recognized for giving back
Club named the 2013 Organizations Giving Back to the Community honoree.
December 25, 2013 - 9:00am
December 13, 2013
Newport library to host e-book class
The Newport Library and Community Center is hosting an e-book how-to course Tuesday.
December 13, 2013 - 9:00am
November 14, 2013
Newport’s North Pole restaurant re-opens after remodel
Four days without the North Pole’s signature cafe food and slice of pie may have seemed like an eternity for some loyal customers, but the...
November 14, 2013 - 9:00am
November 12, 2013
South Washington County's Holiday Train Committee fundraising under way
Canadian Pacific is organizing this year’s big Holiday Train event in Cottage Grove, but the local Holiday Train Committee has already started its annual fundraising for the Friends in Need Food Shelf in St. Paul Park.
November 12, 2013 - 8:43am
Singer Sheryl Crow to headline Holiday Train concert in Cottage Grove
Canadian Pacific’s free public event will feature a concert by pop-turned-country star Sheryl Crow, the main attraction of family-friendly...
Life/arts and entertainment
November 12, 2013 - 8:30am
November 7, 2013
Newport vet finds new purpose decades after war
Vietnam vet and Purple Heart recipient Richard Jenkins opens up about his nearly two years in the service and how combat changed his life.
November 7, 2013 - 10:44am
Tims recalled for decades of church work
The Rev. Ben Tims Sr., was a great church planter, a manager and a fabulous preacher, his son-in-law John Magee said.
November 7, 2013 - 9:41am
November 2, 2013
Area residents battle invasive buckthorn
South Washington County residents came out in droves this last week to help remove invasive buckthorn from wooded areas. Buckthorn, a plant...
November 2, 2013 - 3:45pm
October 21, 2013
Leaving the community a little better: Flandrich retires after 43 years in public works
For the last 43 years, Lee Flandrich’s day often began before the sun rose and ended long after it had set. That just comes with the territory...
October 21, 2013 - 9:42am
October 14, 2013
Veterinarian takes animal care on the road
From the outside, the 26-foot motorhome looks like a mobile advertisement for Natural Pet Health veterinary services. But on the inside,...
October 14, 2013 - 9:30am
October 11, 2013
Zombies a new target at Zywiec’s highway haunt
Each Halloween season, the garden and landscaping showrooms at Zywiec’s in Cottage Grove transform into a terrifying horror extravaganza where...
October 11, 2013 - 9:30am