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Cottage Grove day care kids to receive congressional award
Nursing institute moving into Cottage Grove's BEC
Apparent wage ‘discrepancies’ discovered in Newport
Cottage Grove police reports for Jan. 29: Domestic, theft, lewd activity
Relay For Life event: Coaches vs. Cancer Jan. 30
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Park Diving: Germscheid claims Park's six dive record
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
St. Paul Park celebrates annual sledding day
The healing powers of art: Cancer survivors' work part of Woodwinds sculpture
Two local art events planned in Cottage Grove
Reeling in the 'Minnesota experience' during Cottage Grove's ice fishing outing
Birds of a feather: Carpenter Nature Center volunteers track avian population
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Lori L. Battcher, 53
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Doris M. Pinault, 85
Jeanette Lampe, 79
Lucille Mann, 92
Viewpoint: McNaughton rules outline insanity defense
Letter to the editor: Respect property when snowmobiling
Letter to the editor: Wake up and face realities in District 833
Letter to the editor: Integrity of school district must be restored
Viewpoint: Don't let sun set on Oakwood possibilities
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st paul park
September 4, 2012
Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park, Newport to set preliminary property tax levies this week
City councils in Cottage Grove, Newport and St. Paul Park are scheduled to set preliminary property tax levies in meetings this week. City and county governments are required by state law to set a preliminary levy before a deadline next week. The property tax levy can then be lowered,...
government / news
September 4, 2012 - 2:14pm
August 30, 2012
SuperMom's driver lockout over as contract agreement reached
The company that owns SuperMom's bakery reached a labor agreement with its drivers, ending a nearly week-long lockout. Northern Tier Energy settled with Teamsters Local 120 Wednesday on a new, two-year labor contract that put 22 delivery drivers back on the job Thursday, the company...
news / business
August 30, 2012 - 5:31pm
August 29, 2012
Crime down at St. Paul Park Heritage Days; most police calls alcohol-related
St. Paul Park's recent Heritage Days celebration saw less criminal activity than in past years, according to a summary of police activity during the festival. St. Paul Park Police Chief Mike Monahan said there were no serious incidents during last month's festival, though officers...
crime and courts
August 29, 2012 - 4:03pm
August 24, 2012
SuperMom's drivers locked out in labor dispute
Almost two-dozen delivery drivers for St. Paul Park's SuperMom's bakery have been locked out of their jobs after labor negotiations between the union representing them and the company's Connecticut-based owners broke down Friday. Northern Tier Energy -- the company that owns SuperMom's,...
August 24, 2012 - 7:29pm
Spending down slightly in proposed 2013 St. Paul Park budget
City spending will decrease by less than 1 percent next year and property taxes for many homeowners are expected to remain largely flat under St. Paul Park's proposed 2013 budget released this week. The city's $2.5 million budget reduces spending by roughly seven-tenths of 1 percent...
news / government
August 24, 2012 - 3:00pm
August 21, 2012
Beard named Miss Heritage Days as St. Paul Park royalty crowned
St. Paul Park has a new court of royalty. Airianna Beard was named the 2012-13 Miss Heritage Days during a coronation Monday night at Park High School that concluded the city's 28th-annual festival. The new Heritage Days royalty also include Miss Heritage Days Princess Regan Pelton,...
August 21, 2012 - 7:42am
August 18, 2012
Luau on Broadway: St. Paul Park celebrates Heritage Days (W/VIDEO)
Get ready for a little taste of the tropics in St. Paul Park. "Luau on Broadway," the 28th edition of the city's annual Heritage Days celebration, kicks off Thursday, Aug. 16, an island treat at the end of a summer filled with tropical temperatures and some jungle-like humidity. The...
August 18, 2012 - 2:35pm
August 17, 2012
St. Paul Park Heritage Days street dance will feature 'Playback'
"Playback," billed as the Twin Cities' dance rock and party band, will perform at St. Paul Park's annual Heritage Days street dance. The dance takes place from 6:30-10:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, on Broadway Avenue.
August 17, 2012 - 8:47am
Muddy madness at St. Paul Park Heritage Days Royal Mud Stomp (W/VIDEO)
The madness starts with seemingly endless rolls of duct tape to secure shoes, vintage clothes, old prom dresses, bridesmaid dresses that were only worn once, hand decorated T-shirts and foam tiaras to replace their royal crowns. Add the 2011-12 Heritage Days royalty, more than 200...
August 17, 2012 - 8:37am
August 16, 2012
Six candidates run for Heritage Days' 2012-13 royal family
The 28th Heritage Days Coronation ceremony will introduce, select and crown four new members of the city's royal court, beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug.
August 16, 2012 - 1:12pm
Slice of history recognized as St. Paul Park's Carbone's named Business of the Year
Bob La Nasa has owned Carbone's Pizzeria in St. Paul Park since about 1975, and he worked for his father at the restaurant for more than a decade before that. Most of his career has been spent in the pizza business, and La Nasa doesn't have plans to make a change. "I can't quit...
business / news
August 16, 2012 - 12:45pm
Cottage Grove teen's sketch selected for St. Paul Park Heritage Days logo
Morgan McGahn's preferred art medium is painting, but it's a drawing that earned her attention. McGahn's luau-themed drawing in color pencil was chosen as the button logo for the 2012 Heritage Days festival. The theme for the 28th-annual St. Paul Park celebration is "Luau on Broadway,"...
August 16, 2012 - 12:43pm
'Moon' will be leading the St. Paul Park Heritage Days parade
If there was a Top 10 "heck of a nice guy" list, Don "Moon" Mullan would be on it. It's hard to believe that Mullan, 74, who was a Newport Police officer for 23 years, owned local restaurants DeMori's and Garcia's and was St. Paul Park mayor from 1991-2003, had never been asked to...
August 16, 2012 - 12:37pm
St. Paul Park police reports for Aug. 16
Property damage Police were called June 23 to Pullman and Selby avenues after a nearby homeowner reported that someone had struck a power pole, knocking off the base of the pole. A St. Paul Park man told police June 9 that someone struck the outside of his home with BBs. The property...
crime and courts
August 16, 2012 - 10:16am
August 10, 2012
Cottage Grove man opens Allstate agency in St. Paul Park
Terry Knop was a young professional when he was recruited from teaching to become an insurance agent. He made the move, got started in the business and went on to spend the next 21 years in management. Twenty-five years after that first insurance job, Knop is back doing what he knows....
business / news
August 10, 2012 - 11:13pm