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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
January 20, 2016
St. Paul Park hires police chief
St. Paul Park has hired its new police chief. The City Council on Tuesday approved a conditional job offer to Jessica Billmeyer, a sergeant...
January 20, 2016 - 4:32pm
January 15, 2016
St. Paul Park names police chief finalist
St. Paul Park is set to name a new police chief next week.
January 15, 2016 - 3:14pm
St. Paul Park holiday lights winners named
Two St. Paul Park residents outshined the competition and were named holiday lights contest winners. In first place was Andy Cison, 808 Portland...
January 15, 2016 - 8:00am
January 13, 2016
St. Paul Park chief honored as retirement nears
St. Paul Park Police Chief Mike Monahan was formally recognized for his decades of service as his retirement nears. Mayor Keith Franke thanked...
January 13, 2016 - 1:00pm
January 6, 2016
Search for new St. Paul Park police chief narrows
St. Paul Park is getting closer to finding its new police chief. A second round of interviews for the position is planned this week, City Administrator Kevin Walsh said, and the council could make a decision later this month. Three candidates will go through the interviews on Friday....
January 6, 2016 - 8:00am
December 23, 2015
New home means bigger bills for Friends in Need food shelf
Friends in Need Food Shelf does indeed have a lot of friends. Many of them turned up at a formal groundbreaking for a new food shelf building...
December 23, 2015 - 8:00am
December 15, 2015
Holiday Train lights up Cottage Grove
Rainy weather gave way to a clear, warm evening Thursday, drawing a sizeable crowd to see the festive Canadian Pacific Holiday Train roll into...
December 15, 2015 - 1:45pm
December 9, 2015
Cities sign off on 2016 budgets
An investigation van and squad, inspections truck, parks vehicles and other equipment are on the shopping list for Cottage Grove next year as part of its 2016 budget. The Cottage Grove City Council unanimously approved the budget and set the city’s 2016 tax levy at $14,070,800...
December 9, 2015 - 3:00pm
November 19, 2015
Washington County coalition forms to combat sex trafficking
“All of the law enforcement agencies in Washington County are involved in this initiative. We’ve created a new, comprehensive system. Criminals...
News/crime and courts
November 19, 2015 - 12:21pm
November 5, 2015
Pullman, Nuevas Fronteras field robotics teams as part of First Lego League
For an hour after school, Room 112 at Pullman Elementary School becomes a robotics laboratory. Teams of fourth- and fifth-graders, the Golden...
November 5, 2015 - 9:34am
November 3, 2015
St. Paul Park incumbents re-elected
St. Paul Park voters gave three of their leaders another term Tuesday. City Council members Jennifer Cheesman and Tim Jones were re-elected...
November 3, 2015 - 10:20pm
'A good run': Monahan to retire as St. Paul Park police chief
Mike Monahan, who started with the department in January 1983, has been chief for 16 years.
News/crime and courts
November 3, 2015 - 3:00pm
October 14, 2015
Oktober best: Food shelf fundraiser benefits from good weather, large crowd
A glorious Indian summer day brought out the crowds at the third-annual Oktoberfest at Hope Glen Farm in Cottage Grove.
Life/arts and entertainment
October 14, 2015 - 4:41pm
October 7, 2015
Party on the farm: Oktoberfest event in Cottage Grove to benefit Friends in Need Food Shelf
For the third year in a row, the owners of Hope Glen Farm will open their rustic spread for an afternoon of hayrides, pumpkin painting, food...
Life/arts and entertainment
October 7, 2015 - 9:33pm
October 1, 2015
Northern Tier Energy refinery fire chief a 'perfect fit'
Two months on the job, Tristan Saito, an Alaska-born firefighter/medic, is already an experienced member of the Northern Tier team.
October 1, 2015 - 5:02pm