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Family displaced by Cottage Grove house fire
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Newport amends library borrowing policies
Smaller crowd greets Holiday Train in Cottage Grove, but fundraising gathering late steam
Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
crime and courts
Boys' Hockey: Royals score four straight in win vs. East Ridge
Wrestling: Park is building with new roster of wrestlers
Gymnastics: Park vaults past visiting Mounds View
Boys' Hockey: Park falls to Mounds View on late goal
Boys' Hockey: Raptors keep it close with Stillwater
'Two from Galilee' musical opens at Light the Way Church in Cottage Grove
Holiday Train makes 14th-annual stop Friday in Cottage Grove
PHOTO GALLERY: See the Cottage Grove holiday lights contest winners and nominees
Sugar rush: Annual cookie sale draws a large crowd in St. Paul Park
‘Ugly Christmas Sweater’ run/walk Sunday in Cottage Grove for hungry students
arts and entertainment
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Editorial: Do what you can during this giving season
Viewpoint: Judges decide based on facts of each case
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December 9, 2016
Editorial: Do what you can during this giving season
Year after year, the community demonstrates its generosity during the holidays.
December 9, 2016 - 9:00am
November 24, 2016
School District 833 transfer, open enrollment changes set for 2017-18
Boundary changes and enrollment fluctuations have led South Washington County Schools to consider changing its intra-district transfer and open enrollment guidelines for next year.
November 24, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 19, 2016
Health care costs a focus in south Washington County legislative forum
Then they offered different prescriptions for treating rising costs and coverage problems when they met in a League of Women Voters candidate...
October 19, 2016 - 6:00am
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