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Smaller crowd greets Holiday Train in Cottage Grove, but fundraising gathering late steam
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Cottage Grove police reports for Dec. 9: Drunken driving, theft, drugs
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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
Girls' Hockey: Raptors bounce back with two SEC wins
'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
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St. Paul Park
April 12, 2016
St. Paul Park compost site closed as city seeks staffer
The St. Paul Park city compost site is closed until further notice as the city looks for someone to staff it. St. Paul Park is hiring a compost site attendant, a seasonal job that ends in mid-November. The position hours run from 1:30-5 p.m. Sundays and Wednesday, and 9 a.m. to 5...
April 12, 2016 - 2:00pm
March 23, 2016
Local man is writer "slash" director of horror film
The damp and dreary evening is classic horror movie weather, with lashing rain and gusting wind. It’s the kind of night when a couple’s car...
Life/arts and entertainment
March 23, 2016 - 8:00am
March 15, 2016
St. Paul Park OK's state agreements for Hastings Ave., services
St. Paul Park will get funding for work to improve Hastings Avenue before closing a nearby railway crossing. The council approved an agreement with Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railway Company and the state of Minnesota that secures funds for the project. The Minnesota Department...
March 15, 2016 - 1:34pm
February 25, 2016
St. Paul Park bar fined for closing violations
A St. Paul Park restaurant faces a $1,000 fine for having patrons on site after-hours. Tavern 829, 388 Ninth Ave., was fined Jan. 25 after a St. Paul Park police officer found four people inside the bar just after 2:30 a.m. on Jan. 24. Owner Paul Narpaul said the bartender was going...
February 25, 2016 - 11:00am
February 22, 2016
St. Paul Park's new chief gets official welcome
St. Paul Park’s new police chief, Jessica Billmeyer, was sworn in Feb. 16, officially joining the force. Billmeyer started with the department...
February 22, 2016 - 10:00am
February 18, 2016
Cities back HRA's plan to expand powers
Cottage Grove, Newport and St. Paul Park economic development authorities have put their support behind a plan to add economic development powers to the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority. The change needs needs legislative and county approval, HRA Deputy Executive...
February 18, 2016 - 10:00am
February 17, 2016
Party in the park: St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church celebrates Mardi Gras
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church drew large crowds to its festive Mardi Gras in the Park event over the weekend. The event raises money through...
February 17, 2016 - 1:41pm
St. Paul Park mayor seeking state House seat
St. Paul Park Mayor Keith Franke wants to take the next political step. Franke said Wednesday he will seek the GOP endorsement for the District...
February 17, 2016 - 1:00pm
February 12, 2016
St. Paul Park road projects progress
Plans for construction on St. Paul Park roads are moving forward. The city’s 2016 street and utility improvement project work includes removing and replacing pavement, curb and gutter and sanitary sewer, watermain and storm sewer improvements. Work is planned on Second Street,...
February 12, 2016 - 9:00am
February 9, 2016
St. Paul Park establishments could see liquor licenses suspended
Three St. Paul Park establishments could have their liquor licenses suspended after failing compliance checks late last year. Finja’s Liquor Store, Park Grove Bowl and Tavern 829 all sold alcohol to minors working with police during compliance checks at the end of December. Tavern...
February 9, 2016 - 12:30pm
January 30, 2016
Stone Soup 'Soup-er Bowl' date announced
The eighth-annual Stone Soup “Soup-er Bowl” will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at Park Grove Bowl in St. Paul Park. All proceeds from the event will help support Stone Soup Thrift Shop in St. Paul Park. Registration forms are available at the shop or...
January 30, 2016 - 10:00am
January 28, 2016
St. Paul Park police reports for Jan. 27: vandalism, domestic assault
Curfew violation A 15-year-old St. Paul Park boy was cited for violating curfew and possession of a dangerous weapon after police stopped him after midnight Dec. 21 in the 600 block of Portland Avenue. He was riding his bicycle home from SuperAmerica and admitted to carrying a switchblade-style...
January 28, 2016 - 11:00am
January 27, 2016
St. Paul Park water meter replacements on track
St. Paul Park’s effort to replace its water meters is well on its way. Of the 1,874 meters in the city set to be replaced, 800 have been swapped for new versions so far, Public Works Supervisor Rob Weldon told the City Council during a workshop Jan. 19. He said the project, which...
January 27, 2016 - 2:00pm
January 26, 2016
Retirement party planned for St. Paul Park police chief
The public is invited to a retirement celebration honoring St. Paul Park Police Chief Mike Monahan from 3-5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at City Hall, 600 Portland Ave. Monahan, who served 33 years as an officer and then chief, as well as 25 years as a volunteer firefighter, will step down...
January 26, 2016 - 4:21pm
St. Paul Park a 'good fit' for incoming police chief
Jessica Billmeyer wasn’t actively looking for a new job, but when she found out St. Paul Park needed a new police chief she thought it would...
January 26, 2016 - 4:02pm