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Washington County event celebrates state's oldest standing courthouse
Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
Woodbury's Craft Beer and Kitchen to close
Police brief: Server at Cottage Grove's Eagles cited for serving a minor
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
crime and courts
Softball: Close win puts Park in section championship game
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
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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Donna R. Wolden, 78
Frank P. "Egg" Schaeppi, 86
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Richard L. "Dick" Kampmeyer, 79
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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
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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
December 15, 2010
Two men argue over snow; one cited
A Cottage Grove man received a police citation for his involvement in a neighbor dispute over snow. According to Cottage Grove police, an officer was called Sunday afternoon to the 8300 block of Isle Avenue, where two neighbors were arguing over where snow was being thrown by a snowblower. Duane...
News/crime and courts
December 15, 2010 - 2:16pm
December 14, 2010
Even with cancellation, Holiday Train a fundraising success
A blizzard may have cancelled Canadian Pacific Railway's Holiday Train stop in Cottage Grove, but a flurry of cash donations to the local food shelf still made the event a success, an organizer said. Months in the making, the Holiday Train stop was cancelled just hours before the...
December 14, 2010 - 12:25pm
December 13, 2010
Double winter whammy: First snow, then cold
Ready for spring yet? It's not officially winter yet, but south Washington County and the rest of the Twin Cities got a huge dose of it in...
December 13, 2010 - 5:15pm
Blizzard tied to two deaths in western Wisconsin
HUDSON, Wis.-- St. Croix County recorded two deaths Saturday tied to heavy snowfall in western Wisconsin. An elderly Woodville man was killed when he was struck by a municipal plow and a rural Hudson man died after the roof of a livestock shelter collapsed, pinning him beneath. Clifford...
December 13, 2010 - 8:34am
December 10, 2010
LATEST: Big snowstorm continues into Saturday, another foot or more expected
This time, it seems, the weather experts didn't cry wolf. Up to seven inches of snow had already fallen by Saturday morning in some places -- and another foot or more could be on the way today as one of the largest snowstorms in years batters south Washington County and much of central...
December 10, 2010 - 6:40pm
December 3, 2010
Snow's flying, winter storm warning in effect
A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday for the Twin Cities metropolitan area, including south Washington County, with up to...
December 3, 2010 - 4:03pm
More snow headed for south Washington County, Twin Cities
Between five to eight inches of snow could be on the ground in south Washington County by Saturday morning, the National Weather Service predicts. It's not yet officially winter, but the second major snowstorm in less than a month is set to blow through the area around midday, with...
December 3, 2010 - 5:20am
November 12, 2010
Winter's first wallop on the way?
So, south Washington County -- ready for winter? A winter storm watch has been issued for much of southern and central Minnesota for Saturday, including the Twin Cities metro area and south Washington County. The season's first significant snowfall of the season is expected to...
November 12, 2010 - 12:15pm
October 27, 2010
High winds batter south Washington County, knock out power to school
Wind gusts nearing 50 mph knocked out power to a St. Paul Park elementary school overnight and toppled a pine tree onto a Cottage Grove home. A power outage was reported at Pullman Elementary school in St. Paul Park on Wednesday morning. School officials said power was restored by...
October 27, 2010 - 12:54pm
October 4, 2010
Photo gallery: Waters flood Lion's Levee Park
St. Paul Park's Lion's Levee Park is built to withstand the floodwaters that sometimes rush in when the Mississippi River swells each year. The park is currently closed to the public. Take a look at the photos submitted by St. Paul Park resident Barbara Strom, and you'll see why...
October 4, 2010 - 8:57am
September 29, 2010
Newport to declare state of emergency as Mississippi rises
Newport's deteriorating levee survived spring's high waters -- but a soaked September has Mississippi River levels rising and city officials on high alert. City Council members will meet Wednesday night to declare a state of emergency, a "precautionary measure," the city administrator...
September 29, 2010 - 2:29pm
September 23, 2010
An autumn drenching
September 23, 2010 - 3:24pm
Heavy rains but no reports of flooding
Cottage Grove's public works director said Thursday he isn't concerned about localized flooding on city streets despite heavy rains overnight and this morning. South Washington County is under a flood watch from the National Weather Service in Chanhassen as steady rain continues...
September 23, 2010 - 1:02pm