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National Karate moves to larger space
Dog euthanized after ‘horrific’ pack attack at Cottage Grove park
Newport to pursue Verizon tower
Man arrested in Afton in possible hostage situation
2017 plans include road work around Cottage Grove
crime and courts
2016 preview: Swimming and diving teams boast talented returners
2016 preview: New Life Academy boys soccer enters season with high expectations
2016 preview: New Life Academy girls soccer boasts new look in new season
2016 preview: New Life Academy girls tennis ready for plenty of road matches
2016 preview: Park boys soccer returns 10 seniors from '15 squad
Teen already has several "opening credits" in film career
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
arts and entertainment
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Georgia M. Christenson, 67
Irving C. Jerry, 87
Melroy Englert, 76
Karen A. Blau, 58
Delores L. Burgmeier, 83
Letter to the editor: Thank you to the kind people in Cottage Grove
Letter to the editor: Sell River Oaks and stop the losses
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
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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