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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
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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
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Lori L. Battcher, 53
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Mark F. Mulvihill, 66
Doris M. Pinault, 85
Jeanette Lampe, 79
Viewpoint: 2015-16 budget planning leads to need for reduction
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
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April 16, 2013
Foul weather throws season a changeup
The weather has started to disrupt the spring sports season much more than in the past and it's had activities directors and coaches scrambling to find practice time and space. It hasn't been easy for the Woodbury, East Ridge and Park baseball teams but each team has found a way...
sports / raptors
April 16, 2013 - 9:00am
April 5, 2013
2013 Spring Preview: Park boys tennis team brings back bulk of roster
Off a 7-10 season a year ago, the Park boys tennis team could be one to watch in the 2013 spring season. "We are a senior and junior dominated team with a lot of experience coming back," said Tony Townsend, in his third year as head coach of the Wolfpack. "My players have worked...
April 5, 2013 - 10:37am
2013 Spring Preview: Depth could be strength for Park boys golf team
This spring, the Park boys golf team is looking to build on what was a new start last year. Under first year head coach Chad Salay, the Wolfpack struggled to a 10th place finish in the 10-team Suburban East Conference championship tournament and was also unable to send a golfer to...
April 5, 2013 - 9:35am
2013 Spring Preview: Keys set to lead youthful, but talented Park girls golf team in 2013
The Park girls golf team graduated four seniors from its 2012 roster -- Joelene Dittman, Bre Baker, Megan Diamond and Lexy Lamar -- but the team brings back five letter-winners this spring, including the Wolfpack's top golfer, state-entrant Anna Keys. Keys, a junior, took eighth...
April 5, 2013 - 9:31am
April 4, 2013
2013 Spring Preview: 'Balanced' Park girls track and field squad one to watch
With 44 athletes on the current roster, the Park girls track and field team won't be the biggest or best in the metro this season, but with a handful of top-notch athletes the Wolfpack could be fun to watch in 2013. "When you look at this team it may seem small but the selection...
April 4, 2013 - 8:07am
April 3, 2013
2013 Spring Preview: Park boys lacrosse team brings back majority of roster for second season
Last year the Park boys lacrosse team broke off on its own for the first time and put together a solid 4-8 season, which included a 2-8 record in the Suburban East Conference and big wins over East Ridge and Hastings. This year Park, and second-year head coach Greg Rinzel, returns...
April 3, 2013 - 7:22am
April 2, 2013
2013 Spring Preview: Park softball team junior-heavy in 2013
The Park softball team fielded a number of sophomores in 2012. This spring, that experience should help the Wolfpack improve on last year's 9-11 overall record. Park currently has nine juniors, one senior, one sophomore, two freshmen and one eighth grader on the roster. The Wolfpack...
April 2, 2013 - 5:47pm
2013 Spring Preview: Park baseball - New leaders of the 'Pack
Each offseason brings change but Park experienced a little more this season with John McGowan taking over as head coach for the Wolfpack. McGowan, a Park graduate and math teacher at Park, has spent the past five seasons as an assistant coach with the program and took over after...
April 2, 2013 - 10:48am
March 30, 2013
Park girls hockey: Tate makes famed 'Let's Play Hockey' call at Wild game
Park senior Caitlin Tate made the famed "Let's Play Hockey" call prior to the opening face off of the Minnesota Wild's game against the Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday, March 27, at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Tate, Park's starting goalie this past season, was born without her...
March 30, 2013 - 1:39pm
March 27, 2013
Park wrestling: Youth wrestlers hit state mat, 10 place
The Little Wolves / Park Wrestling Club had a strong showing at this year's a trip to the Minnesota/USA State Folkstyle Wrestling Tournament, held March 8 to 10 at Rochester Community and Technical College, sending 10 wrestlers to the podium. From January through March, the young...
March 27, 2013 - 7:23am
March 19, 2013
Cottage Grove Hockey Association: Wolfpack 'A' PeeWees sixth in state
The surprising run by the Cottage Grove Hockey Association "A" PeeWee team came to an end last week with a sixth-place finish at the Minnesota...
March 19, 2013 - 8:06am
March 14, 2013
Briggs, CGAA win Top Tier Volunteer basketball award
Connie Briggs and the Cottage Grove Athletic Association were the winners of the MYAS (Minnesota Youth Athletic Services) Top Tier Volunteer awards for youth basketball in 2012. The MYAS staff voted on the Top Tier Volunteer awards for a number of sports. According to MYAS Executive...
March 14, 2013 - 7:00am
Park basketball: Wolfpack dribble down diabetes
During the month of February, Park High School's boys and girls basketball programs raised money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The students sold JDRF shoes and T-shirts at school and home games, while also participating in a free throw-a-thon. Together, the...
March 14, 2013 - 6:58am
March 13, 2013
Cottage Grove Hockey Association: Wolfpack 'A' PeeWees shock youth hockey world
It's not the Miracle on Ice, but a group of 14 youth hockey players from Cottage Grove have pulled off quite a shocker. Heading into the postseason,...
March 13, 2013 - 9:20am
March 7, 2013
Park girls basketball: Eastview dashes Wolfpack's state tourney hopes - again
Park wanted very badly to celebrate its first-ever section championship, on Thursday, March 7, at Hamline University's Hutton Arena, but Eastview didn't let it happen. The top-seeded and second-ranked Lightning imposed their will early over second-seeded and 10th-ranked Park in the...
March 7, 2013 - 11:17pm