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Farewell, fire station: Cottage Grove station 2 gets demolished
Dandl named firefighter of the year in Cottage Grove
Lund: Newport TIF district illegal; Mayor’s comments conflict with city position
Showcase local: Cottage Grove area business showcase held
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
crime and courts
Softball: Young's homer lifts Park past Woodbury
Baseball: Park slips by Woodbury with Alt no-hitter
Boys' Hockey: Vogelgesang is hired as East Ridge head coach
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors continue work on new systems
Park puppeteers put death through its paces for 'Addams Family' musical
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
In musician's hands, vintage oil cans become electric guitars
Bexell was 'Cottage Grove's pastor'
Tao of Thao: Cottage Grove artist mixes the spiritual with the everyday
arts and entertainment
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Letters to the editor: Legislative session, transit funding
Viewpoint: Busy construction season ahead for south Washington County
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Keith Jacobus viewpoint: Recognizing key people in our system
Rep. Tony Jurgens viewpoint: House budget has $1.35B in tax relief
Real Estate Showcase
December 17, 2015
Regulation could price small towns out of police body cameras
Legislation to regulate video taken with police body cameras may make them so costly that small communities will not be able to afford them....
December 17, 2015 - 10:37am
December 3, 2015
Minnesota budget surplus: $1.9 billion
The announcement gives state officials an idea about how much they can spend during the 2016 legislative session.
December 3, 2015 - 11:13am
October 22, 2015
District 833 School Board election profile: Patricia Driscoll
During her years in the Lake Superior School District, Pat Driscoll did just about everything except drive the school bus. As principal of Minnehaha...
October 22, 2015 - 6:54pm
September 24, 2015
Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park police take wait-and-see approach on body cameras
Two south Washington County police chiefs are taking a wait-and-see approach to police body cameras.
News/crime and courts
September 24, 2015 - 7:27am
September 18, 2015
Newport gets policing help from sheriff as council fights over department's future
City contracts law enforcement services with Washington County during heated council meeting, merging departments discussions back on agenda.
September 18, 2015 - 3:28pm
September 11, 2015
Rep. Schoen calling for apology from Legislature colleagues accused of ‘making out’
Democratic state representative with long police career wants apologies from two Republican lawmakers who accused a law enforcement officer of lying after he claimed they were kissing in an Eagan park.
September 11, 2015 - 4:24pm
August 17, 2015
August 2015: Newport City Councilman Lund sent to detox after Heritage Days
Councilman Dan Lund was sent to detox after becoming intoxicated following the St. Paul Park Heritage Days festival, a police report stated.
August 17, 2015 - 4:00pm
August 5, 2015
Jones latest to join St. Paul Park City Council race
The filing period is open Tuesday, July 28 until 5 p.m. Aug. 11. The office of mayor and two council seats will be on ballot.
August 5, 2015 - 5:00pm
July 14, 2015
Schoen takes leave from Cottage Grove police, takes on consultant role at LeafLine
More legislative work, consulting for LeafLine Labs planned
July 14, 2015 - 5:00pm
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