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Revised ordinance passed for some vendors
Cities set preliminary levies
Residential property makes up 80 percent of tax base in Cottage Grove, county higher
Sparks fly in Newport candidate forum
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
crime and courts
Football: Park stays in district hunt with homecoming win
Rydberg calls it a career
Girls Soccer: Woodbury controls play in 2-0 win vs. Park
Boys Soccer: Wolfpack, Royals battle to 2-2 tie
Volleyball: Raptors win five-set battle vs. Rosemount
Two local veterans will receive advocacy award Sept. 11
The gift of writing: local author recognized, donates royalties
Holiday Train plans Cottage Grove return
Newport and St. Paul Park team up for movie night
Senior dining program expanding to include all ages
arts and entertainment
ACORN MINI STORAGE NOTICE OF SALE
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME LASKAS GARDENS
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME TOP VALUE FLOORING
SOUTH WASHINGTON COUNTY SCHOOLS PROPOSALS FOR INSURANCE
COTTAGE GROVE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
Jean Ekern, 91
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
Terry 'Mario' Weierke, 60
Mary M. Thurmes, 101
David H. Conrad, 69
Letter to the editor: Holmstadt will spend how we would to repair roads, not on light rail projects
Viewpoint: Goals for Cottage Grove include growth, housing, amenities
Viewpoint: Negligence law recognizes duty to behave
Letter to the editor: Peterson well-suited for House seat
Letter to the editor: Old barn gone but memories linger
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July 8, 2013
Washington County ranks in top 50 healthiest
A recent survey ranked Washington County in the top 50 healthiest counties for children in the country.
July 8, 2013 - 11:53am
July 3, 2013
Short and sweet: Afton Apple's strawberry season abbreviated
The strawberry picking season at Afton Apple Orchard was drastically shortened by a bought of unruly weather during May and June.
July 3, 2013 - 1:18pm
June 28, 2013
Cottage Grove casting agent sentenced for sexual contact with juvenile clients
Matthew D. Feeney, 44, was sentenced Friday by Washington County District Court Judge Gary Schurrer.
News/crime and courts
June 28, 2013 - 3:54pm
June 24, 2013
Washington County veterans' court: Working to repair those returning 'broken'
Washington County law enforcement is among area agencies implementing a separate court for military veterans.
June 24, 2013 - 10:10am
June 19, 2013
St. Paul Park's Alice Robinson named Preservationist of the Year
After 15 years of volunteer service at the Heritage Society, longtime St. Paul Park resident Alice Robinson is honored for her efforts.
June 19, 2013 - 1:10pm
Washington County takes control of welfare fraud
A Washington County program aims to combat public assistance fraud by partnering with law enforcement and conducting ongoing investigations.
June 19, 2013 - 11:37am
June 17, 2013
Businesses invited to display at Washington County Fair
Washington County Fair organizers are accepting applications from area businesses and organizations for booth space for the 2013 fair, July 31-Aug.1, in Lake Elmo. For details, visit www.washingtoncountyfair.org and print out an application under "Vendors," call fair manager Dorie...
June 17, 2013 - 7:02am
June 12, 2013
South Washington County Relay for Life raises $178K
The clouds lifted last week for a celebration. After a week where gloomy weather seemed to be the rule, the cover of gray gave way to a burst of sunshine just as hundreds gathered Friday, June 7, at East Ridge High School for the annual Relay for Life of South Washington County. Woodbury...
June 12, 2013 - 4:31pm
June 5, 2013
Washington County prepares for same-sex marriage licenses
With a few word changes and the deletion of an oath referring to a man and a woman, Washington County has prepared its same-sex marriage license. The county will make available same-sex marriage license applications beginning Thursday, June 6, ahead of the state's Aug. 1 gay marriage...
June 5, 2013 - 11:39am
May 30, 2013
Public survey finds Washington County roads lacking safety
Washington County residents expressed concerns about public transit and road safety in a recently released county survey. County residents are still happy with the overall quality of life, the park system and government services, according to the survey done every five years. The...
May 30, 2013 - 1:19pm
May 22, 2013
Health survey links PFC levels to unfiltered tap water consumption
A state health survey has linked the consumption of unfiltered drinking water to higher PFC concentrations in surveyed residents of Cottage Grove and two other east-metro communities. The results, released recently by the Minnesota Department of Health, generally show that the longer...
May 22, 2013 - 11:49am
May 9, 2013
'Bark for Life' event raises money for Relay for Life of South Washington County
Those who have cancer, along with their friends and family members, strolled Hamlet Park in Cottage Grove on Sunday afternoon to raise money...
May 9, 2013 - 9:21am
May 2, 2013
Dog-walkers take to the park for 'Bark for Life' fundraiser Sunday
To most dog owners, the furry canine is an integral part of family dynamics. A best friend, member of the family. But, for dog owners battling...
May 2, 2013 - 9:12am
April 30, 2013
Washington County sheriff's commander wounded by gunfire in hunting incident
A Washington County Sheriff's Department commander was injured today by gunfire while scouting a hunting site in Wisconsin. Washington County Sheriff Bill Hutton identified the injured man as Washington County Sheriff's Department Cmdr. Jerry Cusick, who was scouting for turkey during...
crime and courts
April 30, 2013 - 2:03pm
April 19, 2013
Property taxes up, but lower than predicted
By now, all Washington County taxpayers have received their tax statements. And some may have been pleased with the 0.2 percent reduction from the proposed amount sent last fall. In total, Washington County billed $374.8 million, an increase of 1.5 percent over 2012. The 2012 amount...
April 19, 2013 - 9:41am