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St. Paul man charged with alleged domestic assault
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Dance Team: East Ridge, Woodbury, Park compete in first competition of winter season
Darin Glazier resigns from Park football head coach position
Woodbury angler's pike catch in May sets new Minnesota record
Keeping leaves out of the street keeps our rivers and lakes clean
Adapted Soccer: South Washington County Thunderbolts earn second place at state tournament
2017 story: St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
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Downtown Hastings boutique to close its doors
Schwan’s Co. to sell majority stake to South Korean firm
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October 29, 2018
Unearthed: History restored under Old Cottage Grove outhouse
COTTAGE GROVE — Trash to treasure doesn't even begin to cover this one. Around two years ago, a metal detectorist out of Washington County...
October 29, 2018 - 4:00pm
November 22, 2017
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
Sandra and Jim Herkenratt looked forward to having neighbors. For 38 years, the couple's home in Nininger township faced only an expansive farm...
November 22, 2017 - 7:39pm
June 20, 2014
Grey Cloud Island lime kiln collapses
Overlooking the Grey Cloud Island Channel, the 168-year-old lime kiln, a prominent structure that defined the early industrial era in south Washington...
June 20, 2014 - 5:47pm
June 5, 2010
Book Report: Cherma captured in poetry
Back in 1920, Edgar Lee Masters, who grew up in a small Midwestern college town wrote a wonderful book of poems about the kind of people who settled his town of Galesburg, Ill. He called it "Spoon River Anthology," after the classical custom of writing messages on tombstones of...
June 5, 2010 - 2:24am
Judy Spooner: If you have time, I've got stories to tell
A lot has happened to the South Washington County Bulletin since I wrote my first news story on a manual typewriter with two broken keys in June of 1968. No, I'm not retiring. On April 3, I will be 69 years old. I still enjoy what I do and working with a terrific staff. But some...
February 5, 2010 - 8:13am
December 17, 2009
Judy Spooner: Revered saint, winter solstice legends lead to Santa Claus
At the South Washington Heritage Society Christmas brunch on Sat, Dec. 12, I gave a history of the Santa Claus tradition in America and I want to share the story of the transition of Catholic Bishop St. Nicholas to today's Santa. He's known as the ambassador of joy, goodwill, kindness...
December 17, 2009 - 8:48am
September 9, 2009
Viewpoint: Was John Dillinger here?
Seventy-five years ago the most notorious gangster in the country was shot dead outside the Biograph Theater in Chicago. John Dillinger crisscrossed the Midwest robbing banks and creating a crime spree that has never been matched. He was the first person that the FBI called "Public...
September 9, 2009 - 5:08pm
May 7, 2009
Yelland wins award for Newport history preservation
The Newport Heritage Preservation Commission has named M.
May 7, 2009 - 3:19pm
March 30, 2009
Historical society makes records available online
The Washington County Historical Society, which turns 75 during 2009, has taken a major technological step in developing the WCHS Master Index, which makes much of the society's collections accessible to the public via the Internet. The WCHS Master Index, which includes nearly 100,000...
March 30, 2009 - 7:52am
March 6, 2009
'We didn't know we were poor'
The current economic landscape is new to most people, but many members of the South Washington Heritage Society, in St. Paul Park, have seen it before. They grew up during the Great Depression of the 1930s. At a special panel presentation in early February, members of the society...
March 6, 2009 - 7:00am
February 27, 2009
Viewpoint on history: From slavery to citizenship
February is Black History Month and throughout the country there are newspaper articles, celebrations and salutes to some of the country's greatest African-Americans. The Midwest had many of its own black pioneers and some of them came to Washington County to live and work more than...
February 27, 2009 - 7:00am
August 29, 2008
Writing isn't history for former editor
When Fred Johnson left his job as sports editor in 1983 at the South Washington County Bulletin after 13 years, he just kept on writing, but not about high school basketball. "Even ahead of sports, my first love is history," said Johnson, at the Cottage Grove home that he shares...
August 29, 2008 - 7:48am