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National Karate moves to larger space
Dog euthanized after ‘horrific’ attack at Cottage Grove park
Newport to pursue Verizon tower
Man arrested in Afton in possible hostage situation
2017 plans include road work around Cottage Grove
crime and courts
Girls soccer: Raptors knock off No. 9 Eastview
Coyotes triumph, take home league championship
Ragnar Relay sends thousands of runners through Cottage Grove
Eggert finally lives out childhood dream
Raptors dynamic duo shines at next level
Teen already has several "opening credits" in film career
Heritage Days draws crowds with new and old attractions
St. Paul Park Heritage Days parade
More visible location boosts numbers at weekly car show
Garelicks to be Heritage Days parade grand marshals
arts and entertainment
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Irving C. Jerry, 87
Melroy Englert, 76
Georgia M. Christenson, 67
Karen A. Blau, 58
Delores L. Burgmeier, 83
Letter to the editor: Enjoyed teaching driver's ed
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove positions River Oaks Golf Course for future success
Viewpoint: Find creepy crawlies in Cottage Grove
Letter to the editor: Concerned about River Oaks plan
Letter to the editor: Supper club a ‘poor idea’
Real Estate Showcase
August 19, 2015
Washington County begins 2016 budget process
The numbers presented show a 3.49-percent increase in the proposed property tax levy, provides for an increase to the debt service levy.
August 19, 2015 - 7:00am
June 24, 2015
Washington County's Big Marine beach closed for treatment of swimmer's itch
Washington County swimmers should skip Big Marine Park Reserve’s beach Wednesday, June 24 through noon Friday, June 26 as the beach is closed for treatment of swimmer’s itch. Swimmer’s itch is a rash caused by an allergic reaction to a parasite found in many lakes and rivers....
June 24, 2015 - 9:12am
June 4, 2015
Washington County libraries prep for future
Users passionate about enhancing services, keeping libraries around for generations to come.
June 4, 2015 - 8:00am
June 3, 2015
Washington, Ramsey counties balk at Newport trash facility price
Washington and Ramsey counties are open to purchasing Resource Recovery Technologies (RRT), the trash-processing facility in Newport, but officials are balking at the $26 million price tag. During a recent meeting of the Ramsey/Washington County Resource Recovery Project board, all...
June 3, 2015 - 1:16pm
April 27, 2015
Newport Transit Station grand opening marks first step in long-term plan
The Newport Transit station might be the inaugural step of a larger redevelopment plan, however the centerpiece for the proposed mixed-use district...
April 27, 2015 - 6:08pm
November 28, 2014
Heroin addiction the subject of Washington County public forums
A community forum to inform, protect and help the community stop opiate addiction is set for two sessions next month.
News/crime and courts
November 28, 2014 - 6:00am
November 24, 2014
Roeske to serve as interim principal at East Ridge High School
A longtime School District 833 administrator will lead East Ridge High School for the rest of the year. Lake Middle School Principal Molly Roeske is serving as interim principal at East Ridge through June 2015. Roeske fills in following the sudden resignation earlier this...
November 24, 2014 - 1:34pm
September 3, 2014
Meadow Grass closes Friday, traffic light project begins in Cottage Grove
Turn lanes, new pavement part of first phase of project, traffic light to be fully functional by October.
September 3, 2014 - 3:07pm
April 25, 2014
Bernhardson now 1 of 2 vying for IGH superintendent job
Former District 833 assistant superintendent up against Bezek, a former Park assistant principal.
April 25, 2014 - 11:54am
April 16, 2014
Bus rapid transit chosen for Red Rock Corridor
Lower cost, more availability, ridership projections factors for Red Rock Commission's vote in favor of BRT.
April 16, 2014 - 9:00am
April 2, 2014
Former Washington County veterans service officer was reprimanded for sexual harassment
RED WING, Minn. -- Recently hired Goodhue County Veterans Service Officer Lyman “Robby” Robinson Jr. was reprimanded for sexual harassment in 2010 while serving as VSO in Washington County, a Republican Eagle public-data request revealed. Goodhue County did not know about the...
April 2, 2014 - 5:06pm
December 23, 2013
Amid citizen complaints, Washington County commissioners defend five-year spending plan
Washington County officials heard criticism from the public last week during a hearing announcing a five-year plan for spending on capital and road improvement projects.
December 23, 2013 - 12:14pm
November 12, 2013
Newport transit work gets approval on split vote; Weik cites concerns about odors, location
The Newport Transit Station is finally moving head, though it wasn’t a unanimous vote that will get it to the construction phase.
November 12, 2013 - 1:31pm
October 30, 2013
Newport transit station ready to go with lower bids
A revised Newport Transit Station plan yielded lower bids and the approval of a $1.3 million contract by the Washington County Regional Railroad...
October 30, 2013 - 10:42am
Washington County plans licensed child care provider meeting
Basic information regarding the family child care program and requirements for licensing will be discussed.
October 30, 2013 - 10:20am