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South Washington County cities approve small levy increases
Hastings fire chief has fallen under past scrutiny
Cottage Grove police cite Carbone's and Applebee's for selling to minors
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Math and Science Academy's Wolfgram competes with nation's top runners
Boy's hockey: Park lets Forest Lake slip away with late goal
East Ridge girls basketball struggles at Hastings
Boys' basketball: Raptors romp in home opener
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St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
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Rep. Tony Jurgens viewpoint: Investigating water pollution lawsuit
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June 19, 2013
St. Paul Park's Alice Robinson named Preservationist of the Year
After 15 years of volunteer service at the Heritage Society, longtime St. Paul Park resident Alice Robinson is honored for her efforts.
June 19, 2013 - 1:10pm
June 17, 2013
Seasoned searcher finds Strawberry Fest medallion
Only 10 minutes after the fourth clue was posted Monday morning, Hastings native Matthew Koskie found the Strawberry Fest medallion hidden beneath...
June 17, 2013 - 11:42am
June 15, 2013
Cloudy but dry for the Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Grande Parade
While the sun didn't make an appearance at the annual Strawberry Fest Parade in Cottage Grove, the rain held off, a welcomed sign to the hundreds...
June 15, 2013 - 12:47pm
May 16, 2013
Cottage Grove relaxed poultry policy excludes most residential properties
Cottage Grove City Council members have nearly caged their nine-month urban poultry debate and moved to effectively prohibit chickens and ducks...
May 16, 2013 - 12:32pm
May 6, 2013
Cottage Grove chicken ordinance vote expected May 15
After more than five months of discussion, the Cottage Grove City Council has yet again postponed a vote regarding the urban fowl ordinance. The council was expected to take a final vote at its May 1 meeting but the topic was not on the agenda.
May 6, 2013 - 2:14pm
April 30, 2013
After escaping Boston tragedy, Newport marathoner to keep running
Everything about the morning of Monday, April 15, was ordinary for Newport resident Nycole Schneider, except she was preparing to run the grueling...
April 30, 2013 - 4:04pm
April 22, 2013
Court upholds Newport in liquor fight
Newport will have one liquor store for the foreseeable future. A Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the Newport City Council did not abuse its discretion or violate the right to equal protection when it denied Stephen Linn a liquor license last year after he planned to...
April 22, 2013 - 3:34pm
April 16, 2013
Cottage Grove, Newport marathon runners in Boston during bombing
Three south Washington County runners participated in the Boston Marathon Monday that was disrupted by two devastating explosions that killed three and injured more than 175. All three local runners reportedly finished the race, and one was confirmed safe Tuesday morning. Attempts...
April 16, 2013 - 11:35am
April 9, 2013
Cottage Grove Famous Dave's project uncertain as financing plan discussed
Plans to complete the half-finished Famous Dave's at 8479 East Point Douglas Road may have been resurrected. Early last week, Dave Von Rueden,...
April 9, 2013 - 11:04am
April 8, 2013
St. Paul Park approves urban poultry and beehive ordinances
Communities across the metro are rewriting city ordinances to accommodate urban fowl and beehives, and St. Paul Park is following the buzz. A recent request from City Council member Jennifer Cheesman prompted the council to re-evaluate its laws relating to animal restrictions to...
April 8, 2013 - 11:51am
April 1, 2013
Cottage View Drive-In sign, screen headed to Hastings
The iconic Cottage View Drive-In marquee that has welcomed outdoor cinema-goers for nearly five decades will soon be en route to the Little Log...
April 1, 2013 - 5:24pm
March 27, 2013
Former Rush Nightclub lot used for temporary overflow parking
The parking lot of the former Rush Nightclub along West Point Douglas Road in Cottage Grove has seen a significant amount of traffic in the last...
March 27, 2013 - 2:56pm
February 15, 2013
Sieben seeks ban on chemical in children's containers
A revived movement to keep Minnesota children safe from toxic chemicals is beginning in the Legislature. Three bills are aimed at removing chemicals...
February 15, 2013 - 10:40am
January 7, 2013
McElwee-Stevens picked for open South Washington County School Board seat
Katy McElwee-Stevens is headed back to the South Washington County School Board. The District 833 School Board on Friday picked McElwee-Stevens...
January 7, 2013 - 7:46am
January 4, 2013
Attorney: Settlement reached for family of Cottage Grove woman scorned by Nancy Grace
The family of a Cottage Grove woman who lit herself on fire after she was scorned on national cable TV is set to receive a financial settlement. An attorney for the family of Toni A. Medrano said Friday a settlement was reached with CNN, the HLN network and the Nancy Grace show....
January 4, 2013 - 4:25pm