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Police brief: Server at Cottage Grove's Eagles cited for serving a minor
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
Minn. roundup: Franken rules out White House bid in 2020; Pearl Harbor victim has remains returned home
Park grad's polymer research brings her to new heights: Reineke earns McKnight professorship at UofM
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Where the buffalo roam
Vaulting forward: East Ridge sophomore reaches new heights
Boys' Tennis: Raptors are headed back to state
Boys' Golf: Park gets highest SEC finish in years
Royals, Park compete in last-chance meet
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Body of work: Cottage Grove artists included in Red Wing exhibition
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Architect of the past: Newport woman recognized for historical preservation efforts
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Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Judge Greg Galler Viewpoint: Numerous possible reasons to seek judge's removal
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Real Estate Showcase
July 7, 2016
A Times Square kiss: Washington County WWII vet and wife to recreate iconic moment
When Raymond “Bud” Temme stepped off a train at Union Depot in St. Paul just after Christmas in 1945, his wife, Trudy, didn’t even know...
July 7, 2016 - 2:25pm
July 6, 2016
Fatalities up in Washington County
There were 2,630 traffic crashes in Washington County last year, with only one fatality in Cottage Grove and none in Woodbury, according to the...
News/crime and courts
July 6, 2016 - 1:18pm
May 23, 2016
Newport stop planned for State Fair buses
Locals likely will have another option to make their way to the Great Minnesota Get-Together this summer. The Newport Transit Station is slated...
May 23, 2016 - 4:32pm
May 21, 2016
Parks, libraries score high in Washington County survey
Washington County residents say they enjoy an exceptional quality of life, but rapid growth of the suburban county is a leading concern, and...
May 21, 2016 - 11:49am
May 11, 2016
Sex trafficking statistics stun Washington County prosecutors
Victims include a 16-year-old Cottage Grove girl who said she had sex with a 44-year-old Maple Grove man, who later pleaded guilty to underage...
News/crime and courts
May 11, 2016 - 9:57am
May 10, 2016
Burning up: Prescribed burn to boost native plant growth in Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park
The return of native prairie plants to a bluff in Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park starts with fire. Crews from Wetland Habitat Restorations...
May 10, 2016 - 4:55pm
April 14, 2016
East Metro Strong members appointed
Cottage Grove was accepted into East Metro Strong last month and named its members to the organization’s board and technical advisory committee. East Metro Strong is a public-private partnership, aiming to bring “more and better transit investment” to the east metro area and...
April 14, 2016 - 4:00pm
April 12, 2016
Earth Day cleanup
The Washington County Department of Public Health and Environment is asking residents to do their part to clean up during Earth Day week April 17-23. The department encourages groups to spend 20 minutes cleaning up litter outside homes, schools or businesses. For details, visit www.co.washington.mn.us...
April 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
April 11, 2016
Washington County administrator gets glowing performance review
The Washington County Board is pleased with County Administrator Molly O’Rourke’s performance.
April 11, 2016 - 11:04am
April 5, 2016
Islamic center plan advances in Afton
For the past five years the Islamic Society of Woodbury-East Metro has held worship services in a 2,500-square-foot office space on Commerce...
April 5, 2016 - 4:09pm
Thinking spring: Gardeners take in tips at Cottage Grove workshop
Roughly three-dozen green thumbs got gardening tips and ideas from a group of Washington County master gardeners during a free workshop Saturday...
April 5, 2016 - 11:10am
March 31, 2016
State grant bolsters local fight against sex trafficking
Washington County has received a two-year, $125,000 sex trafficking investigations and training grant issued by the Minnesota Department of Public...
News/crime and courts
March 31, 2016 - 8:00am
March 30, 2016
Four of five Washington County Board seats to be filled this fall
Residents of Washington County’s District 2 will have one more election to vote on this fall. An election will be held to fill the county commissioner seat left vacant by Ted Bearth’s death March 10. Bearth, of Oakdale, was two months into the second year of his four-year term...
March 30, 2016 - 9:00am
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 11, 2016
Next steps for 70th Street/Jamaica roundabout OK'd
A roundabout at 70th Street and Jamaica Avenue is on its way. The Cottage Grove City Council on Feb. 3 approved plans and specifications for the project and set a bid date of March 3. Washington County Engineer Wayne Sandberg said the city and county are working together to make...
February 11, 2016 - 10:00am