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Right place, right time: Citizens honored for life-saving act
Cottage Grove woman broke into home, stole gift card, charges say
Cottage Grove council conducts Stevens’ performance evaluation
Charges: 100-mph chase in Newport ends with DWI, drug charges
Minnesota roundup: Jewish Center in Twin Cities receives bomb threat
crime and courts
Wrestling: Woodbury, East Ridge fall in team section semifinals
Gymnastics: East Ridge wins section title
Girls' Basketball: Wolfpack improves streak to three games
Boys' Basketball: Park runs out of steam in two losses
Gymnastics: Park wraps up SEC schedule
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
arts and entertainment
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Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
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March 23, 2011
Winter storm: Sleet, snow, crashes and spinouts
The icy, snowy mess that hit south Washington County late Tuesday and into Wednesday wreaked havoc for drivers on local highways and on side streets in and around Cottage Grove. Cottage Grove police and emergency workers responded to nearly 30 reports of minor-damage crashes, vehicle...
March 23, 2011 - 3:26pm
March 22, 2011
Floodwaters expected to spill over Newport levee
With the Mississippi River set to rise rapidly this week, Newport officials are warning that floodwaters appear very likely to spill over an...
March 22, 2011 - 1:16pm
Flood sandbagging to begin in Cottage Grove
A local church is looking for volunteers to help fill sandbags beginning this week in a Cottage Grove neighborhood threatened by flooding. All Saints Lutheran Church is coordinating a sandbagging effort to protect homes in the River Acres neighborhood along the Mississippi River....
March 22, 2011 - 12:24pm
March 15, 2011
Flooding threat prompts emergency declaration in Washington County
Washington County declared a state of emergency on Tuesday -- with the city of Cottage Grove expected to follow suit Wednesday -- in advance...
March 15, 2011 - 1:03pm
March 10, 2011
Cottage Grove, Newport begin flood preparations
Cottage Grove public safety workers are preparing emergency plans should possible record-high flood levels close the Grey Cloud Island Bridge,...
March 10, 2011 - 8:02am
March 3, 2011
Nature Center to be featured with Sundgaard on KARE
Carpenter Nature Center birds will get some air time today with Cottage Grove native and KARE-TV meteorologist Sven Sundgaard. The nature center's raptors will be featured on KARE 5 p.m. Thursday newscast. Carpenter development director Jennifer Vieth said the nature center's hawk,...
March 3, 2011 - 9:46am
February 21, 2011
Forecast: More snow, then sun and warmer temps
South Washington County could see another 1 to 3 inches of snow during the day Monday, but the forecast improves for Tuesday and Wednesday. That's...
February 21, 2011 - 8:38am
February 20, 2011
Winter storm hits south Washington County
A winter storm hit south Washington County and the broader region Sunday morning and was expected to continue into Monday. The National Weather...
February 20, 2011 - 12:07pm
February 14, 2011
A fine day for outdoor skating
Children and families can go ice skating all winter long on any of the rinks in Cottage Grove parks, but there's something special about skating...
February 14, 2011 - 11:55am
January 27, 2011
Officials warn about Minnesota floods
ST. PAUL -- Flood experts are delivering a simple warning to people across Minnesota: "Look out." "If we have rapid (snow) melt, look out,"...
January 27, 2011 - 7:32pm
January 17, 2011
A cold, quiet skate
January 17, 2011 - 10:52am
December 30, 2010
Kids -- and the weather -- slide downhill
Children on holiday break hit the local sledding hills and skating rinks earlier this week, but bad weather conditions could make driving and...
December 30, 2010 - 3:33pm
December 28, 2010
After the storms: Cities still digging out
Two significant snowfall in as many weeks left Cottage Grove officials urging residents to help the city by digging out fire hydrants from deep...
December 28, 2010 - 2:53pm
December 20, 2010
Elementary, middle school events cancelled
District 833 on Monday canceled all elementary and middle school after-school activities and athletics. All high school after-school activities, athletics and events Monday evening will continue as planned.
December 20, 2010 - 3:33pm
Snow piles up in south Washington County
Break the shovels back out -- south Washington County is getting more snow. The area and the rest of the Twin Cities metro was under a winter...
December 20, 2010 - 10:46am