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Newport open bowhunting dates revised for 2016 season
St. Paul Park joins driver diversion program
80 homes with higher PFC levels to get bottled water
Rahm, Lund to square off for mayor; seven running for council
Bailey to run unopposed; Six to vie for two council seats
crime and courts
Coyotes triumph, take home league championship
Ragnar Relay sends thousands of runners through Cottage Grove
Eggert finally lives out childhood dream
Raptors dynamic duo shines at next level
Local teams open season with practices on Monday
Heritage Days draws crowds with new and old attractions
St. Paul Park Heritage Days parade
More visible location boosts numbers at weekly car show
Garelicks to be Heritage Days parade grand marshals
Hauling trash, helping the community: Tennis Sanitation honored as Business of the Year
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Letter to the editor: Enjoyed teaching driver's ed
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove positions River Oaks Golf Course for future success
Viewpoint: Find creepy crawlies in Cottage Grove
Letter to the editor: Concerned about River Oaks plan
Letter to the editor: Supper club a ‘poor idea’
Real Estate Showcase
July 2, 2015
Parr steps down as Cottage Grove economic development director
Cottage Grove Economic Development Director Danette Parr is stepping down later this month after accepting a new position in the northwest metro. Parr, who has been with the city since 2011, is done July 17. Mayor Myron Bailey said Thursday that Parr is taking on the same...
July 2, 2015 - 4:11pm
July 1, 2015
Highly anticipated medical marijuana law takes effect
MINNEAPOLIS -- The early hour gave the moment a subdued feel, but three of the first people affected by Minnesota’s new medical marijuana law...
July 1, 2015 - 1:37pm
May 4, 2015
With varied water quality across state, time running out to pass buffers
Water quality varies from good in northeastern Minnesota, where plenty of plants borders waters, to poor in the southwest, with its heavy concentration...
May 4, 2015 - 10:12am
April 10, 2015
Judge dismisses Schottmuller's open meeting law suit against Newport mayor
A Washington County District Court judge found Schottmuller failed to provide "genuine issues of material fact" in lawsuit, Geraghty remains in office.
April 10, 2015 - 11:14am
March 20, 2015
Dayton pushes preschool funding in Newport Elementary visit
Brittany Vasecka’s Newport Elementary classroom became an education case study Friday as Gov. Mark Dayton visited the school amid his push...
March 20, 2015 - 1:43pm
March 2, 2015
Longtime Cottage Grove city administrator to resign
Longtime Cottage Grove City Administrator Ryan Schroeder is stepping down just weeks after receiving a generally positive performance evaluation....
March 2, 2015 - 12:55pm
February 18, 2015
Newport mayor wants open meeting lawsuit dismissed; Schottmuller requests alleged violations tried separately
Newport Mayor Tim Geraghty is contesting a civil lawsuit brought by former City Council member Pauline Schottmuller and has requested the case be dismissed. In a motion filed Feb. 6, Geraghty’s lawyer Paul Reuvers argues there “is no genuine issue as to any material fact” outlined...
February 18, 2015 - 8:00am
February 12, 2015
Cottage Grove City Hall security examined after west-metro shooting
Police refresh council, employees on threat management plans.
News/crime and courts
February 12, 2015 - 5:00pm
February 10, 2015
Met Council grants eyed for Red Rock Crossing project in Newport
Long-term vision to expand ridership at recently built Newport Transit Station and transform community.
February 10, 2015 - 5:00pm
January 28, 2015
School District 833 seeks flexibility, freedom at Legislature
School District 833’s legislative wish list includes more state funding, flexibility with the academic calendar and school board control over...
January 28, 2015 - 11:50am
January 20, 2015
Sieben, Schoen, McNamara to host legislative town hall in Cottage Grove
State Reps. Denny McNamara, R-Hastings, and Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, will join Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, at a town hall meeting from 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at Cottage Grove City Hall, 12800 Ravine Parkway. The lawmakers will discuss issues that could...
January 20, 2015 - 11:05am
Lund, Rahm sworn in on Newport City Council
Rahm returns for a second term, Lund begins his first.
January 20, 2015 - 11:00am
January 6, 2015
Economy, taxes key for new Cottage Grove, Newport council members
Dennis, Lund ready for inaugural terms as city council members.
January 6, 2015 - 1:19pm
December 17, 2014
State looks at curbing ‘wild west’ approach to drones
ST. PAUL — Privacy advocates want legislators to regulate drones flying over Minnesota’s landscape. “As it now stands, it is a little...
December 17, 2014 - 11:40am
December 11, 2014
Newport trash hauling options to reduce by 2017
City whittling the number of residential trash haulers from six to a maximum of three.
December 11, 2014 - 9:00am