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Minnesota roundup: Patrol still looking for hit-and-run driver who killed 85 year old woman; Man killed after contacting live wire following crash; plus more state headlines.
Newport City Council votes to leave salary as is
Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 28: Burglary, theft, disorderly conduct
St. Paul Park police reports for Oct. 27: Drugs, theft, drunkenness
All Saints Lutheran Church's Pastor Helker arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography
crime and courts
Girls Soccer: Raptors offense can’t connect in state loss to Andover
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Volleyball: Park sweeps Highland Park to start section tournament
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Kritzky
REZONE CHAPTER 1300
WASHINGTON COUNTY TITLE SERVICES
Clayton E. Tibbs, 73
Alice T. Talcott, 89
Roberta Swan, 66
Connie Courtade, 75
Nadine Strong, 85
Forum Communications Co. editorial endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
Letter to the editor: Schoen gets work done, gets results
Letter to the editor: Vote on the future of Newport
Letter to the editor: Vote Peterson, Schoen and Jurgens
Real Estate Showcase
July 16, 2016
Area farm among new hemp cultivators
John Strohfus, owner of Strohfus Stock Farm, grows a lot of things, but recently with the help of his partners Ben Thurmes and Ken Anderson,...
July 16, 2016 - 6:00am
July 15, 2016
Ace Hardware plans Cottage Grove project
Cottage Grove could soon be home to an Ace Hardware store. Ace Hardware has submitted a permit with the city of Cottage Grove, Mayor Myron Bailey...
July 15, 2016 - 8:55am
Summit Orthopedics agrees to provide trainers for high school sports
Starting this month, Summit Orthopedics will be sending collegiate-level athletic trainers and other medical support for varsity and junior-varsity...
July 15, 2016 - 5:51am
July 14, 2016
Newport Dollar Store closes
Newport is down a retailer. The Newport Dollar Store has closed, just seven months after it opened. The store, which sold everything from office...
July 14, 2016 - 4:56pm
July 11, 2016
Cottage Grove considers food truck regulations
Cottage Grove economic development officials are considering how to regulate food trucks, brew pubs, breweries, taprooms, wineries and distilleries.
July 11, 2016 - 9:00am
July 6, 2016
Renewal by Andersen completes Cottage Grove expansion, plans to add 200 jobs
Renewal by Andersen has completed an expansion in the Cottage Grove Business Park that broadens the company’s factory and office footprint...
July 6, 2016 - 11:14am
June 29, 2016
Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest medallion winner claims his prize
Matthew Koskie of Hastings received his $300 prize from Edina Realty’s Jerry Bezdicek after he won the 2016 Strawberry Fest Medallion Hunt....
June 29, 2016 - 3:00pm
June 26, 2016
Junction 70 Grill plans November opening in Cottage Grove
Construction of the new Junction 70 Grill in Cottage Grove could begin within three weeks and the restaurant and bar may be open by November....
June 26, 2016 - 9:52am
June 24, 2016
Forum Communications to acquire Scuttlebutt magazine
Forum Communications Company, or FCC, has announced that they have entered into an agreement to purchase Scuttlebutt magazine owned by Bromeland Publishing. Scuttlebutt magazine, based in Blue Earth, Minn. is owned by Bob Bromeland. The sale is expected to close on July 8. A letter...
June 24, 2016 - 1:54pm
June 17, 2016
Afton Apple: Come for the strawberries, stay for the friends
The strawberries are ready to go at Afton Apple, and so is Randy Sambolt, one of the orchard's longest-standing employees. With a smile on his...
June 17, 2016 - 3:05pm
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
Forum Communications Co., or FCC, announced today it is entering into an agreement to purchase the publications and a carrier delivery company owned by Helmer Printing. The deal is scheduled to close Monday, June 27. Helmer Printing is a third-generation, family-owned company based...
June 17, 2016 - 12:02pm
June 13, 2016
Refurbished, re-purposed furniture store opens in Afton
One of Afton’s businesses has a new owner, but it still has the same old feel. St. Mary’s Point resident Heather Schuck is the new owner of dwell. furniture & home decor, which was formerly 3:17 Vintage Furniture & Home Decor. Schuck took over the shop when Mike and...
June 13, 2016 - 7:00am
June 10, 2016
Anytime Fitness opens international HQ in Woodbury
It was 1980s night when Self Esteem Brands, parent company of Anytime Fitness and Waxing The City, had engaged Hairball for its annual conference....
June 10, 2016 - 3:00pm
June 9, 2016
Old Cottage Grove farmers market opens with early spring veggies
Early spring cool weather vegetables, flowers and herbs will welcome shoppers to opening day at the Cottage Grove United Church of Christ Farmers...
June 9, 2016 - 7:00am
June 2, 2016
Cottage Grove City Council tests new River Oaks menu
Cottage Grove City Council members tested out the new River Oaks Golf Course menu items last week. Members traveled to Sysco Test Kitchens on Thursday afternoon to try out foods for the menu at The Eagles at River Oaks, the new name for the bar and grill at the municipal golf course....
June 2, 2016 - 7:00am