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Cottage Grove: Skeleton-faced ski mask burglar sentenced
Newport open bowhunting dates revised for 2016 season
St. Paul Park joins driver diversion program
80 homes with higher PFC levels to get bottled water
Rahm, Lund to square off for mayor; seven running for council
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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
Local teams open season with practices on Monday
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
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Letter to the editor: Enjoyed teaching driver's ed
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove positions River Oaks Golf Course for future success
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August 11, 2016
City, county agree roundabout, road project near Highway 61
Washington County and the city of Cottage Grove will partner on two road improvement projects. The County Board on Aug. 2 approved an agreement with Cottage Grove to design and construct a new six-leg roundabout that would encompass the interchange of Keats Avenue, East Point Douglas...
August 11, 2016 - 1:19pm
July 8, 2016
Authorities: Malfunction caused bus on I-94 to display 'call police' message
A metro bus headed eastbound on Interstate 94 created a false alarm during Friday's morning rush hour. The bus was seen displaying “call police” on its overhead display, prompting two Washington County sheriff's deputies to respond. The bus was pulled over at 7:42 a.m. just east...
July 8, 2016 - 9:53am
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