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Louie Tinucci built a restaurant that lasted — and the family to carry it on
School District 833 to buy Bailey Nurseries property for new Oltman Middle School
Cottage Grove K-9 Blitz calls it quits
Mediation planned for South Washington County Schools teachers union contract
Klobuchar speaks at Cottage Grove Memorial Day ceremony
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New Life Academy Baseball: Eagles open sections in style
Park Baseball: Wolfpack stay alive with win
East Ridge Baseball: Longmuir’s dominance leads to Raptors victory
Park Softball: Wolfpack now a win away from state tournament berth
East Ridge Softball: Raptors end season with loss to Eagan in sections
Banner of bravery: Cottage Grove veteran cherishes state flag he flew in Vietnam
Entries sought for second annual Films in 5 Festival
5K race makes strides against bullying
Cottage Grove 22-mile run/walk draws attention to veteran suicides
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arts and entertainment
Jane M. Hennen, 78
H. Byron Robinson, 93
Edward F. Rodd, 86
Kathleen A. Cognetta, 71
Louis R. Tinucci, Jr. 87
Viewpoint: Competency-based learning intriguing
Viewpoint: District prioritizes uniformity in VCCS plan
Letter to the editor: Country can't afford bloated military
Letter to the editor: Don't gripe, don't gloat; see who'll vote
Viewpoint: Miranda warning often misunderstood
Real Estate Showcase
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...
business / outdoors
September 11, 2009 - 8:11am
July 1, 2009
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...
News / outdoors
July 1, 2009 - 8:07am
June 30, 2009
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...
News / outdoors
June 30, 2009 - 7:25am
June 25, 2009
Big Marine Park beach closed next week for swimmer's itch treatment
Washington County swimmers' options for beating the late-June heat will get more limited next week. Busy Big Marine Park Reserve beach will be closed to swimmers June 30 and July 1 while Washington County treats the lake water for swimmer's itch. Lifeguards will be back on duty...
News / outdoors
June 25, 2009 - 1:58pm
May 28, 2009
Weekend planner: Family nature outing Sunday
THURSDAY, MAY 28 HEATHER'S HOUSE BENEFIT -- For those who wish to donate to Heather's House -- a foundation created to raise funds to buy and operate a home in the southeast metro for developmentally challenged young women -- Applebee's is sponsoring a Dining-To-Donate day on Thursday,...
Family / outdoors / Life
May 28, 2009 - 4:30pm
Geocaching: High-tech way to be outdoors
ST. PAUL - Minnesota state parks are asking a question of people who like to get outdoors and explore the wildlife and terrain of the 72 state...
arts and entertainment / outdoors / Family / Life
May 28, 2009 - 7:55am
May 20, 2009
Ash borer closing in
NEW LONDON -- As people started checking in early Friday morning at Sibley State Park for a weekend of camping, the office staff there received...
May 20, 2009 - 8:08am
April 27, 2009
Woodbury man dies after being swept into river while exploring
A Woodbury man, who was exploring a tunnel with a friend along the Mississippi River in St. Paul Sunday morning, died when the tunnel filled...
April 27, 2009 - 7:30am
April 22, 2009
ND again protests Minnesota's plan for carbon fees
BISMARCK--Minnesota's plan to charge North Dakota power plants for fees to offset costs of carbon dioxide emissions violates the U.S.
April 22, 2009 - 8:04am
April 21, 2009
Free trees at Cottage Grove Arbor Day celebration
The first 150 Cottage Grove residents to arrive Saturday at Cottage Grove's 2009 Arbor Day celebration will receive a free Maple tree as part of the event promoting local parks, planting trees and environmental awareness. The city's 2009 Arbor Day event is Saturday, April 25 from...
outdoors / Life
April 21, 2009 - 8:08am
April 13, 2009
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...
outdoors / sports
April 13, 2009 - 7:58am
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
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 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
January 11, 2008
Minnesota state parks need $100 million in upkeep
Minnesota's 72 state parks need more than $100 million to improve campgrounds, roads, water and sewer systems, and historic buildings, according to Courtland Nelson, the Department of Natural Resources' state parks director. "They're in fair condition," Nelson said. "The two areas...
January 11, 2008 - 12:00am