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Cottage Grove day care kids to receive congressional award
Nursing institute moving into Cottage Grove's BEC
Apparent wage ‘discrepancies’ discovered in Newport
Cottage Grove police reports for Jan. 29: Domestic, theft, lewd activity
Relay For Life event: Coaches vs. Cancer Jan. 30
crime and courts
Park Wrestling: Individuals shine amid team struggles
New Life Boys Basketball: Strong second half lifts Eagles past Trinity
East Ridge Boys Basketball: Raptors honor Ellingson, thrash Forest Lake
Gymnastics: East Ridge flexes muscle in win over Woodbury
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
St. Paul Park celebrates annual sledding day
The healing powers of art: Cancer survivors' work part of Woodwinds sculpture
Two local art events planned in Cottage Grove
Reeling in the 'Minnesota experience' during Cottage Grove's ice fishing outing
Birds of a feather: Carpenter Nature Center volunteers track avian population
arts and entertainment
Lori L. Battcher, 53
Brant A. Short, 81
Mark F. Mulvihill, 66
Doris M. Pinault, 85
Jeanette Lampe, 79
Viewpoint: McNaughton rules outline insanity defense
Letter to the editor: Respect property when snowmobiling
Letter to the editor: Wake up and face realities in District 833
Letter to the editor: Integrity of school district must be restored
Viewpoint: Don't let sun set on Oakwood possibilities
Get Out! Deals
January 21, 2009
Letter: Need daytime walking option
Why doesn't Cottage Grove have some place for seniors to go during the winter for walking? There is Park High School after 6 p.m. but seniors do not go out in winter after dark. They really lack in this area. Delores Schultz Cottage Grove
January 21, 2009 - 10:00am
Judy Spooner: 'To Tech Support: about winter in Minnesota'
Tonight was the second time cold weather made the national news. There were cold weather records falling in northern Minnesota with 42 degrees below zero reported in International Falls. Did we here in Minnesota get any attention? No, but there was a report from Chicago about people...
January 21, 2009 - 7:58am
January 8, 2009
Cross-country ski trails open In Washington County parks system
The snowy December and in January so far have made it possible for the cross country ski trails in the Washington County Park System to be groomed and track-set. The trail conditions are the best they have been in recent years and the skiing is excellent! Ski trails are located...
January 8, 2009 - 2:09pm
January 7, 2009
Viewpoint: Raingardens keep working through winter
During 2008, the Washington Conservation District, local watershed organizations and the county created more than 50 new raingardens in Washington County. Big Marine Park alone is home to a dozen new raingardens, strategically spread throughout the park to capture dirty stormwater...
January 7, 2009 - 10:00am
December 29, 2008
Washington County club maintains snowmobile trails
From north to south there are more than 180 miles of marked, groomed snowmobile trails in Washington County. The most well-known is the Star Trail. Snowmobile enthusiasts can travel from Cottage Grove to Forest Lake and beyond, thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Washington...
December 29, 2008 - 1:32pm
December 23, 2008
Viewpoint: Do we ever call off school?
Each year I attempt to write a column in late fall that outlines how we make the decision to call off school. This year I was busy writing about the many changes in our district and all of a sudden it is December and the phone is ringing with callers that question our decision to...
December 23, 2008 - 3:25pm
December 10, 2008
City in a pinch when it comes to salt
The winter forecast in Newport?
December 10, 2008 - 7:59am
December 1, 2008
Used winter coats needed
Have a warm coat that's like new but you never wear, or one in good condition? Customers at Stone Soup Thrift Shop, St. Paul Park, are in desperate need of coats, especially children, according to Majel Carroll, chair of the shop's governing board. Carroll said the shop is accepting...
December 1, 2008 - 9:26am