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Fate of Park Indian head mosaic divides community
The science of winter: Ice more complex than just frozen water
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'He was to the point of giving up.' Behind the numbers, trends emerge in MN ice fatalities
Cottage Grove police reports: Harassment in school; Purse with fake money found
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Raptors bound for state meet
Fifth-ranked Cretin skates past Park
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St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
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May 19, 2013
Judy Spooner Viewpoint: Not just history, but the stories that go with it
Listening to a talk given by Robert Vogel, who has a treasure trove of knowledge about south Washington County, is like meeting someone who's interesting at a party. Whether he's talking to one person or 20, he communicates an intimate view of history. It's as if he's telling you...
May 19, 2013 - 3:26pm
May 18, 2013
Denny McNamara Viewpoint: 'Tax the rich' means 'tax everyone'
As the 2013 session nears completion, I am becoming more and more disappointed with the number of taxes and fees legislative Democrats are choosing to raise on all hard-working taxpayers. They told us they were going to "tax the rich," so none of us were all that surprised when they...
May 18, 2013 - 3:24pm
May 17, 2013
Bulletin letter to the editor: Thankful for community support after son's death
On Monday, May 6, our beloved son, Michael Manning, went to the Lord. There are so many members of the community who have showed their love and support, we want to give many thanks to them. Thank you to the Cottage Grove Police Department and paramedics who did their best under such...
May 17, 2013 - 3:22pm
May 12, 2013
Judy Spooner Viewpoint: Cookbooks are links to food history
Green bean casserole is not a relic of your great-great-great-grandmother's era. It was first served in the 1950s, as part of a group of recipes that makers of canned soup came up with to expand sales. The Cottage Grove Advisory Commission on Historic Preservation is gathering recipes...
May 12, 2013 - 10:37am
May 11, 2013
Commentary: Good luck trying to follow the Legislature
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's Legislature is tough to comprehend. Just ask some freshmen Democratic senators who recently became confused as green "yes" and red "no" vote lights began flashing on giant tally boards on either side of the Senate chamber when their tax bill vote was being...
May 11, 2013 - 10:47am
May 9, 2013
Bulletin letters to the editor: Cottage Grove chicken ordinance, District 833 communication on class changes
Council should be open-minded, support chickens Why is it so hard for our City Council to pass an ordinance allowing chickens and ducks? Many small cities allow them, as does St. Paul and Minneapolis, and more are passing them every year. St. Paul Public Schools Community Education...
May 9, 2013 - 10:32am
May 5, 2013
Judy Spooner Viewpoint: Local trivia test trips up volunteers
"I'll take Cottage Grove trivia for $200, Ryan," would have been a good statement to pose to Cottage Grove City Administrator Ryan Schroeder at last week's annual dinner the city hosts to honor and thank members of city commissions and a gaggle of people, including the Holiday Train...
May 5, 2013 - 9:31am
May 4, 2013
Bulletin letters to the editor: Same-sex marriage; school foundation fundraiser
Organizers thankful for 'Taste' support and sponsors I'd like to thank the sponsors of the April 22 Taste of South Washington County Schools Extravaganza, Dr. Joel Bexell and Dr. Donna Bexell, and Anchor Bank of Woodbury and St. Paul Park.
May 4, 2013 - 9:24am
April 27, 2013
Bulletin Letters to the Editor
Ruiz was a positive in students' lives I was in the media center at Park High School on the morning of April 15 to help students deal with their grief after the loss of Rita Ruiz, who I had never had the pleasure of meeting.
April 27, 2013 - 9:34am
April 26, 2013
Judy Spooner Viewpoint: Spring cleaning that helps your neighbors
It doesn't really feel like spring but it is, according to the calendar. That means you should be doing some spring cleaning. Get out those big black plastic bags and fill them with clothes you don't wear. You might wonder why I'm concerned about your spring cleaning. I have an ulterior...
April 26, 2013 - 9:32am
April 20, 2013
Bulletin letters to the editor: Newport library, Food shelf thank you
Leave library alone The Newport library has been a success in 2012. So say the mayor, council members and most users. But the mayor and a few others also say they want to "catch up" and "figure it out." What's to figure out? Everyone likes what's going on, but at least one council...
April 20, 2013 - 9:45am
April 14, 2013
Bulletin letter to the editor: Park baseball thankful after 'Blitz'
Park baseball team thankful after 'Blitz' The Park High School baseball program would like to thank everyone who supported us during our fundraising campaign this year. Last Saturday was Baseball Blitz. Thank you for opening your doors and allowing our boys to talk to you about our...
April 14, 2013 - 1:01pm
April 7, 2013
Greg Galler Viewpoint: Who are these judges anyway?
"I've never met a judge before." When I hear that from folks I usually respond that it is probably a good thing; most people who meet a judge have had something go wrong in their life. While there are 4.5 million Minnesotans, only 289 are judges. As our work tends to be somewhat...
April 7, 2013 - 8:48am
April 6, 2013
Judy Spooner Viewpoint: Get a jump on spring with seeds in snowbank
A year ago, a Washington County certified master gardener told me that I could grow bedding plants in a snowbank. This sounded crazy but I followed her directions, supplemented by information on the Internet, and it worked. It turned out that she was of sane mind, and by planting...
April 6, 2013 - 8:47am
April 5, 2013
Bulletin letters to the editor: Cottage Grove city work, child care unionization
City shouldn't outsource work its employees can do I am a retired union construction electrician. I have lived in Cottage Grove for 43 years, during which time I have had the opportunity to observe how the city conducts its business. I believe we can do better for our citizens. Over...
April 5, 2013 - 9:51am