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Arson causes $30,000 damage to Cottage Grove park playground equipment
Legislative candidates view mental health solutions differently
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
The big chew: Goats deployed to Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park to eat invasive shrubs
Minnesota roundup: Family of 4 found safe, but parents arrested; Biden to make campaign stop in northern Minnesota
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Volleyball: Park sweeps Highland Park to start section tournament
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
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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Forum Communications Co. editorial endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
Letter to the editor: Schoen gets work done, gets results
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Real Estate Showcase
April 20, 2009
With eye to the future, council amends turbine ordinance
The winds of change might be on their way -- and Cottage Grove wants to be out front. City council members on April 15 approved amendments to Cottage Grove's two decades-old zoning ordinances that cover wind turbines, establishing more stringent permitting and adding a public hearing...
April 20, 2009 - 7:45am
April 13, 2009
Kamloops attract anglers to the North Shore
ON LAKE SUPERIOR, NEAR THE FRENCH RIVER -- The big rainbow had put up a strong fight, but now Tom Hultquist thought maybe he had lost it. Duluth's...
April 13, 2009 - 3:14pm
Two cyclists and rider hospitalized after Saturday crash in Pierce County, Wis.
ELMWOOD, Wis. -- A man and woman from Cottage Grove were airlifted to Regions Hospital late Saturday and another Minnesota cyclist was transported to River Falls (Wis.) Area Hospital after their one motorcycle struck a truck then collided with the other cycle. Ronald Saltz, 45, and...
April 13, 2009 - 9:27am
Outdoors spending plans taking shape
ST. PAUL -- An influx of dedicated state tax revenue leads outdoors enthusiasts to believe a logjam of Minnesota natural resources projects will...
April 13, 2009 - 7:58am
April 10, 2009
Conservationists watching lawmakers' actions
April 10, 2009 - 8:05am
April 8, 2009
DNR imposes immediate fire restrictions
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday afternoon it would immediately restrict open burning permits in Washington County as a result of a fire that burned about 1,500 acres in and near the Carlos Avery State Wildlife Management Area in Forest Lake Monday. Five...
April 8, 2009 - 9:36am
April 6, 2009
New church feels 'like home'
The natural wood paneling, the tables set for a meal, the chairs in a circle and the flowers all give a feeling of home to the tiny church known...
April 6, 2009 - 1:14pm
March 17, 2009
Rare white turkey spotted in St. Paul Park
St. Paul Park Public Works employee Joe Jackson was reading meters Monday near Portland and Hastings avenues when he nearly stepped on this white...
March 17, 2009 - 5:04pm
February 23, 2009
Skiing is life for Duluth's George Hovland, 82
George Hovland holds no illusions that his Snowflake Nordic ski center will ever make him rich. "I live with the hope that someday it will be...
February 23, 2009 - 10:34am
February 16, 2009
Three skiers, one coach end Park Nordic career at state meet
Park head Nordic skiing coach James Kyes was hoping for something amazing at the state meet at Giants Ridge in Biwabik -- the last meet for the three Park skiers at state and Kyes' last meet as coach of the Wolfpack. However, there was no last-meet magic to be had, as each fell short...
February 16, 2009 - 5:00pm
Into the BWCAW by dog team
ELY -- We had thought it was a lake trout trip, but the first walleye changed our mind. Hey, we could be flexible. Lake trout? Walleyes? Who's...
February 16, 2009 - 12:00am
February 2, 2009
Northland residents plan two Arctic expeditions
Lonnie Dupre wasn't planning to go to the North Pole this spring. Then, about a month ago, his cell phone rang. The call came from an adventure...
February 2, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Tight budget crimps DNR wildlife programs
On windless days in early spring, Tom Rusch is sometimes faced with a choice. Does he run a ruffed grouse drumming survey, or does he do a prescribed...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Woman recovers after hours in snow bank, heart stopped for hour
Janice Goodger's body was as cold as Dr. Chris Delp has ever seen - so cold that it seemed Goodger couldn't possibly survive, especially at age 64. Instead, Goodger will walk back into St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth for a simple checkup today, just days after an "amazing" medical...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 31, 2008
Ice fishermen find new use for cordless electric drills
Ice fishermen brave winter weather with much preparation to stay safe. Several factors affect the relative safety of ice, like temperature, snow cover and currents.
December 31, 2008 - 12:00am