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Sparks fly in Newport candidate forum
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
St. Paul Park Refining to increase production
River Oaks restaurant set for Oct. 5 soft opening
Washington County prosecutor Karin McCarthy a candidate for district judgeship
crime and courts
Girls Soccer: Woodbury controls play in 2-0 win vs. Park
Boys Soccer: Wolfpack, Royals battle to 2-2 tie
Volleyball: Raptors win five-set battle vs. Rosemount
Volleyball: Park sweeps rival Woodbury
Boys Soccer: Raptors’ winning streak grows to six games
Two local veterans will receive advocacy award Sept. 11
The gift of writing: local author recognized, donates royalties
Holiday Train plans Cottage Grove return
Newport and St. Paul Park team up for movie night
Senior dining program expanding to include all ages
arts and entertainment
ACORN MINI STORAGE NOTICE OF SALE
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME LASKAS GARDENS
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME TOP VALUE FLOORING
SOUTH WASHINGTON COUNTY SCHOOLS PROPOSALS FOR INSURANCE
COTTAGE GROVE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
Jean Ekern, 91
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
Terry 'Mario' Weierke, 60
Mary M. Thurmes, 101
David H. Conrad, 69
Letter to the editor: Holmstadt will spend how we would to repair roads, not on light rail projects
Viewpoint: Goals for Cottage Grove include growth, housing, amenities
Viewpoint: Negligence law recognizes duty to behave
Letter to the editor: Peterson well-suited for House seat
Letter to the editor: Old barn gone but memories linger
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May 31, 2016
Sieben reflects on 14 years as lawmaker
It’s all about relationships. That’s how Sen. Katie Sieben views the Minnesota Legislature, where she is ending her 14-year tenure. “It’s...
May 31, 2016 - 8:00am
May 18, 2016
New Friends in Need Food Shelf becomes 'reality'
The new Friends in Need Food Shelf building was bustling last week as volunteers stocked the shelves with mac and cheese, rice, toiletries and...
May 18, 2016 - 9:00am
April 5, 2016
Peterson gets nod for DFL bid; Schoen, Slaten also get party endorsements
Area Democrats picked their candidates for three local legislative races. Cottage Grove City Council member Jen Peterson got the district’s endorsement for the House of Representatives 54A seat over Warren Claflin of South St. Paul. Attendees also endorsed Rep. Dan Schoen for the...
April 5, 2016 - 8:35am
August 20, 2015
District 833 School Board race takes shape as seven candidates file
Seven candidates will vie for three open South Washington County School Board seats this fall. They include three incumbents, including board...
August 20, 2015 - 9:30am
August 13, 2015
Afton Apple's apple, raspberry season opens Saturday
A fall tradition in south Washington County is just days away as Afton Apple Orchard readies for a busy apple and raspberry season. The nearly...
August 13, 2015 - 12:09pm
Washington County begins new master plan for Cottage Grove's Ravine Park
One of the area’s most visited parks is also one of the least visible parks, but Washington County is looking to change that as it begins to...
August 13, 2015 - 12:04pm
Oak wilt topples south Washington County trees
Forester Steve Bowe said the fungus is “devastating” the tree population. Neighborhoods and parks most at risk.
August 13, 2015 - 7:00am
July 15, 2015
St. Paul Park native donates late father's sousaphone to Community Band
In the capable and artful hands of Joe Nauer, his 87-year-old sousaphone put the ‘oomph’ in oompah, particularly with the South Washington...
July 15, 2015 - 1:57pm
June 23, 2015
School District 833 budget ultimatum: referendum or cuts
If the District 833 School Board stays on its present course, its fund balance will be depleted in two years and programs would be cut. Last week, the board passed a $265.7 million preliminary budget for 2015-16 — a 3-percent increase in spending — and the chairman of the...
June 23, 2015 - 3:42pm
April 30, 2015
Reserves, spending freeze to cover District 833's additional $440K deficit
South Washington County Schools will use reserve funds and a spending freeze to cover an increased deficit in this year’s budget. Both revenue and expenses for the 2014-15 school year have grown since the District 833 School Board set the budget last summer, administrators said,...
April 30, 2015 - 8:00am
April 29, 2015
District 833 survey gauges public mood ahead of referendum
District 833 School Board members changed their mind on a survey. Just weeks after the board by a split vote decided against surveying residents ahead of a November referendum, board members said they will go ahead with a public survey on school spending and other issues. Board...
April 29, 2015 - 4:00pm
February 25, 2015
District 833 sees gains in graduation rates
Department of Education numbers reflect South Washington County Schools exceeds the state's graduation average by more than 10 percent.
February 25, 2015 - 9:46am
December 30, 2014
Red Rock Corridor to expand branding effort
Counties Transit Improvement Board awards Red Rock Corridor Commission $360,000 grant to fund its phased implementation plan in 2015.
December 30, 2014 - 9:00am
August 15, 2014
Cottage Grove Cub Foods impacted in data breach
Cardholder data may have been stolen at 180 Supervalu stores, including several in Washington County.
August 15, 2014 - 1:16pm
August 14, 2014
Suspect in Newport Bailey Nurseries stabbing committed to state hospital
Criminal proceedings put on hold after Ramirez deemed mentally ill, dangerous after two psychological exams.
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August 14, 2014 - 1:48pm