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Cottage Grove police reports: Puppies found in storage container
St. Paul Park police reports: Car fire, CO alarm
Cold case unit renews 30-year search for missing Lake Elmo woman
Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
crime and courts
East Ridge cheer team earns first-place finishes at U of M
Raptors fourth at home Ruckus
Woodbury girls fall to No. 8 Cretin-Derham Hall
Thunderbolts roll to 3-0 with easy win
Park rallies for 3-2 win over East Ridge
St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF GREY CLOUD ISLAND: 1/26/18 Public Test of Voting Equip.
FORECLOSURE- POSTPONEMENT: U.S. Bank vs David R. Wirkus
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Cottage Grover's online apparel business supports animal non-profits
Twin Cities-based pizza joint declares itself home of 'Minnesota-style' pizza
New Afton boutique offers kids' fashion, parties fit for a princess
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Richard B. Sawyer
Louise E. Schilling (nee Nippoldt)
Nancy Grundhauser (DuBois)
Tina Luymes (nee Vosvick)
Bernice D. "Bea" Lindeman
Viewpoint: 2017 was a year of 'watermark' accomplishments for Cottage Grove
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Letter: There's room for everyone on the nice list
Letter to the editor: Holly Anderson remembered
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October 27, 2017
Washington County sheriff announces election bid
One of the easier decisions Dan Starry has made as Washington County sheriff was deciding to run for re-election. "It was certainly not a hard...
October 27, 2017 - 8:30am
October 23, 2017
Viewpoint: Adapting to a changing climate
I'll never forget the time that I got lost running on the trails at Jay Cooke State Park in the pouring rain. My friends and I were up north for a 1980s-style girls weekend camping trip (more on that another time) and I was training for my second Grandma's Marathon. Early in the morning,...
October 23, 2017 - 8:00am
October 20, 2017
Nguyen indicted in Mendota Heights shooting
Lucifer Nguyen, the New Hope man accused of killing 48-year-old Beverly Cory in July while she worked in her Mendota Heights office, has been...
October 20, 2017 - 4:42pm
Charges: Metal-laden belt used to beat teen in Woodbury
A Woodbury man with a previous felony domestic assault conviction is accused of using a belt embedded with metal hoops to beat a teenager. Jaime...
October 20, 2017 - 11:32am
October 14, 2017
Second Hudson man sentenced for Woodbury trafficking bust
The second man in a pair of Hudson residents accused of trafficking a homeless woman for commercial sex has been sentenced. Dustin Jeffrey Arthur...
October 14, 2017 - 8:20pm
October 10, 2017
Second man sentenced to probation in minor sex sting in Washington County
A second man arrested during a sting operation targeting people who agree to pay for sex with minors has been sentenced. Christopher John Cuypers,...
October 10, 2017 - 8:45am
October 9, 2017
Alleged theft from car dealership leads police to accused Woodbury burglars
An alleged attempt to steal a car from a St. Paul auto dealership led to the arrest of two people accused of burglarizing two Woodbury apartment...
October 9, 2017 - 8:57am
October 6, 2017
Washington County launches campaign training hotels to recognize sex trafficking victims
There are several tell-tale signs a hotel stay could involve human trafficking. Payments in cash, frequent short-term traffic to one room and...
October 6, 2017 - 8:45am
October 3, 2017
New Park Grove Library gets architect, construction timeline
The Washington County Board has set an aggressive construction timeline to get a new Park Grove Library operational by fall 2020. Board members...
October 3, 2017 - 3:43pm
Man sentenced for iPhone robbery in Cottage Grove
A Mankato man convicted of an armed robbery outside a Cottage Grove Target store faces nearly five years in prison following his Sept. 22 sentencing....
October 3, 2017 - 7:35am
September 30, 2017
Ramsey/Washington Recycling and Energy Center practices to cut back landfill dumping
The Ramsey/Washington Recycling and Energy Center has enacted new waste protocols aimed to keep more waste out of landfills. Starting Jan. 1,...
September 30, 2017 - 10:45am
September 26, 2017
Authorities: More molestation victims of former South Washington County Schools bus assistant
Washington County officials believe four additional children were victims of a former School District 833 bus attendant who was accused in February...
September 26, 2017 - 5:04pm
September 14, 2017
Afton man's 20-year probation in burglary an 'outlier'
A felony first-degree burglary conviction landed Lawrence Murray Best a sentence of less than a year in jail, but the 54-year-old Afton man will...
September 14, 2017 - 8:00am
September 10, 2017
Viewpoint: Washington County is open to business
Washington County is growing rapidly, with both residents and businesses seeking a home in the county. In Washington County, 86 percent of businesses have fewer than 20 employees, and the county has more than 17,000 self-employed businesses. Many of these small businesses are operated...
September 10, 2017 - 8:00am
September 8, 2017
Updated: Washington County to reopen two Cottage Grove roads ahead of schedule
Drivers, you may exhale now. Washington County project planners are reopening two key roads in Cottage Grove ahead of schedule. September 9,...
September 8, 2017 - 7:27pm