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Hillside Elementary students learn A-B-Cs of songwriting
Reward offered after racial note left in place of stolen medals at Cottage Grove soccer tournament
Former Hudson man convicted of child battery charged again in Minnesota with new crime
Shepard Farm community gardens open in Cottage Grove
Charges: Minnesota couple operated ‘large-scale’ sex trafficking enterprise; arrest made in Woodbury
crime and courts
Track and Field: MSA distance runner Wolfgram is back for more
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors lose twice in SEC games
Boys' Lacrosse: Wolfpack lose first SEC game
Girls' Golf: Royals stay near top of SEC standings
Boys' Tennis: Park enters section play with momentum
Architect of the past: Newport woman recognized for historical preservation efforts
Garage Sale Map Hunter
A heritage of giving: Domeier remembered as tireless and generous
Tennis was 'just a hard-working guy'
Cottage Grove film festival sees bigger picture
arts and entertainment
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Richard L. "Dick" Kampmeyer, 79
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Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Judge Greg Galler Viewpoint: Numerous possible reasons to seek judge's removal
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Viewpoint: Beware of 'Can you hear me?' scam calls
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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
December 9, 2014
Newport mayor says lawsuit part of ‘distorted vendetta’
Geraghty's denies allegations of four intentional open meeting law violations listed in Schottmuller's civil suit.
News/crime and courts
December 9, 2014 - 4:30pm
South Washington County Cities raise levies
Property taxes set to increase in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport.
December 9, 2014 - 12:11pm
December 4, 2014
$1 billion Minnesota state budget surplus predicted
Minnesota legislators and governor will have a bit more to spend in the next two years.
December 4, 2014 - 12:58pm
December 1, 2014
LeafLine Labs to manufacture medical marijuana in Cottage Grove
Leafline Labs in Cottage Grove will be one of two entities allowed to manufacture medical marijuana in Minnesota when it becomes legal in 2015,...
December 1, 2014 - 8:33am
November 7, 2014
Schottmuller sues Newport's Mayor Geraghty over alleged open meeting violations
Complaint details four alleged violations dating back to 2009, with most recent infraction occurring Oct. 23 when council members voted in a closed-door meeting.
November 7, 2014 - 4:00pm