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Dominium breaks ground for Legends of Cottage Grove
Liberty keeps it local: Family business keeps on growing
Oasis lifestyle: Sheppard busy as a chiropractor, new Chamber president
Minnesota Senate District 54 candidate Q/A: Leilani Holmstadt
Minnesota Senate District 54 candidate Q/A: Dan Schoen
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Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
Girls Soccer: Bunnell, Raptors break out in section championship game
Girls Tennis: Schurhamer team advances to section finals
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
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ORDINANCE NO. 970
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Connie Courtade, 75
Nadine Strong, 85
Jane Crowell, 97
Diane A. Sherman, 79
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
Letter to the editor: Franke is perfect choice for 54A
Real Estate Showcase
October 9, 2009
St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park Boat Launch dredging rescheduled for Oct. 12
The boat launch at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park will be dredged Monday, Oct. 12. The dredging was formerly scheduled for Oct. 19, but has been rescheduled for Oct. 12. The dredging activities may cause the launch to close for short periods of time or create delays for boaters. For...
October 9, 2009 - 3:48pm
October 1, 2009
Two boat launches to be closed in October
The boat launch at Lake Elmo Park Reserve will be closed Oct. 12 through Oct. 18 for repairs and upgrades, according to a press release. It will re-open Monday, Oct. 19. The boat launch at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park will be dredged Monday, Oct. 19, which will cause the launch...
October 1, 2009 - 9:24am
September 11, 2009
Zywiec's opens new corn maze
Bill Zywiec, owner of Zywiec's Landscape and Garden Center said he spent so much time laboring in cornfields as a child, he resisted the idea for years of wandering around one for fun. Fall visitors to the garden center will see that Zywiec finally changed his mind. The garden center...
September 11, 2009 - 8:11am
August 20, 2009
Weekend planner: Farm, Food and Fun Fair in Hastings
FRIDAY, AUG. 21 ROWING REGATTA -- The boat launch at Lake Elmo Park Reserve will be closed Friday and Saturday, Aug. 21 and 22, for the 106th Northwest International Rowing Championship Regatta. The launch will re-open Aug. 23. For details about the event, call (651) 430-8370. Lake...
August 20, 2009 - 12:49pm
August 19, 2009
The important things in life
As I sit here pondering the last 15 days of my life, I am thinking of what is really important in life. First, I really want to thank family and friends who have come to visit my son and myself as he has been in the hospital and recovering from his fifth open heart surgery. You have...
August 19, 2009 - 10:00am
August 13, 2009
Weekend planner: Heritage Days this weekend
THURSDAY, AUG. 13 ROYAL MUD STOMP --Heritage Days royalty and '09 candidates, along with royalty from surrounding communities, will prepare the courts for the festival's mud volleyball tournament. Many may be dressed in their old prom dress. Stomping begins at 5 p.m. on Thursday,...
August 13, 2009 - 3:27pm
August 6, 2009
More than fried food and farm animals
Maddie Groskopf lives in Prescott, Wis., but keeps her sheep, Hal, at her grandmother's farm in Denmark Township in Washington County. As a member...
August 6, 2009 - 7:52am
August 5, 2009
Proposed pier location has issues, Corps says
A Mississippi River fishing pier at the end of Newport's Sixth Street being pushed for by the city's mayor would likely meet resistance from...
August 5, 2009 - 7:49am
July 14, 2009
Farmers' market opens for business on Thursdays
The farmers' market at Cottage Grove United Church of Christ in Old Cottage Grove is off to a great start this year, according to a press release. At the June 22 market, vendors were offering tomatoes, onions, peas, zucchini, kohlrabi, Peter Pan squash, green beans and yellow summer...
July 14, 2009 - 12:41pm
July 9, 2009
Archery for women only
Washington County Parks invites women of all ages to experience the great outdoors by attending an archery program from 5 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14. Instructors from the John Glenn Cadet Archery program will be teaching the basics of archery. All equipment is provided. The introduction...
July 9, 2009 - 7:39am
July 1, 2009
Seasonal weed spraying starts
The annual chemical spraying of approximately 220 miles of rural Washington County roadsides is scheduled to begin on July 13 and continue for at least two weeks. The objective is to control noxious weeds and brush. The chemicals Telor and Tordon 101 are commonly used on roadsides...
July 1, 2009 - 8:08am
Gateway trail gets upgrades
The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted June 9 to enter into an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to construct a grade-separated crossing over Manning Avenue for the Gateway Trail, consisting of a an historic bridge that will be moved in sections...
July 1, 2009 - 8:07am
June 30, 2009
Early farmer's market at Red Barn
June 30, 2009 - 7:49am
City asks for county help in buying park land
The city of Woodbury is looking to develop a 65-acre park on its northeast border and has asked Washington County to be a contributing partner. On...
June 30, 2009 - 7:25am
June 29, 2009
Goin' to the beach
Cottage Grove Elementary School first-grade teachers Janene Zavoral, Gail Scholl, Wendi Draper, Lisa Bush and Vicki Waldo teach a unit on sea...
June 29, 2009 - 7:05am