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South Washington County Schools settles ex-employee's claim for $50,000
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
Cottage Grove winter lights contest deadline nears
Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
crime and courts
Girls' hockey: Wolfpack a goal shy of 2-0 start
Thunderbolts take third at state
East Ridge's Wangensteen leads area at state
Wolfpack athletes prepare to play in college
Three Raptors sign letters of intent
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
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
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SoWashCo Sch. Dist. 101817 Board Minutes
MN Board of Pardons Thomas Just
Dakota Supply Group vs Greg Hoffman Plumbing
US Bank National Assoc. vs Tracy Reitmann
Deutsche Bank vs. Henry Wavamunno
Philip M. LaVenture
Alvina M. Kirchner
Thomas "Tom" Henschell
Alvin J. Martin
Lev J. Dyadkin
Letter to the editor: Congrats on School Board victory, and thanks for support
Letters to the editor: Lots of questions remain about BNSF plans
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Viewpoint: With REAL ID extension granted, next fix must be MNLARS
Letters to the editor: Referendum needed for our kids; Vote 'yes' to keep District 833 strong
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October 4, 2017
Cottage Grove public safety director set to retire
Public Safety Director Craig Woolery announced his retirement last week, after 34 years in Cottage Grove law enforcement. Woolery's resignation...
October 4, 2017 - 8:35pm
August 30, 2017
Exploring the Badge: Exploring post to launch at Cottage Grove Police Department
Teens looking to pursue a law enforcement career can start as early as ninth grade using Cottage Grove's new Exploring program. The program is for 14- to 20-year-olds living in Cottage Grove or attending Park High School.
August 30, 2017 - 10:42am
July 27, 2017
Five new officers join Cottage Grove Police Department
The Cottage Grove Police Department is now up five new officers: Brian Thomas, Brandyn Graff, Justin Pierre, Alec Bobick and Andrew Ronning.
July 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
June 29, 2017
Little riders: St. Paul Park Bike Rodeo teaches kids about bike safety
Elementary school-aged kids gathered at Heritage Park with their bikes and helmets to learn bike turn signals, get a bike and helmet inspection,...
June 29, 2017 - 8:30am
May 13, 2017
Washington County Sheriff prompted Forest Lake to reverse itself on getting rid of police force
FOREST LAKE, Minn.—It didn't take Washington County Sheriff Dan Starry long to make his decision. After watching the Forest Lake City Council vote to disband the city's police department on Monday night, sitting through lengthy public comments at the Washington County Board...
May 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 8, 2017
Police reserves program sees growth, change
At capacity, the Cottage Grove police reserves team is only about 20 officers, but the small unit has gone through a lot of growth and change...
May 8, 2017 - 11:12am
April 6, 2017
St. Paul Park Police department undergoing revisions, changes
Starting with a new mission statement, the St. Paul Park Police Department is preparing to roll out new a new vision statement, new values and...
April 6, 2017 - 3:40pm
March 28, 2017
Cottage Grove police forming body camera plan
The Cottage Grove Police Department is considering a policy on body-worn cameras with the goal of outfitting officers by 2018. The department...
March 28, 2017 - 3:25pm
March 13, 2017
Man suspected of DWI after vehicle crashes into Cottage Grove home
A driver hit a home in the 8200 block of Johanssen Avenue South Monday afternoon, knocking down a stop sign on the way into the home's foundation....
March 13, 2017 - 5:50pm
August 24, 2016
St. Paul Park joins driver diversion program
The St. Paul Park Police Department will participate in a program that helps drivers with outstanding fines and offenses get on a payment plan and reinstate their license. The City Council on Aug. 15 approved participation in Diversion Solutions’ license reinstatement program. “It...
August 24, 2016 - 12:26pm
August 17, 2016
A token of thanks: Businesses give police officers St. Michael pendants
Christine Selvig wanted to find a way to say thank you to the men and women she said “watch our businesses — our second homes — when we’re...
August 17, 2016 - 8:15am
July 22, 2016
Police taking Citizen's Academy applications until Aug. 12
The Cottage Grove Police Department is hosting its Citizens Academy for the sixth year in a row, with the theme: “How does your police department work for you?” The free eight-week program gives 20 Cottage Grove residents age 21 and over the chance to learn about Cottage Grove...
July 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
February 3, 2010
Talk of new city hall picks up
A cold, steady rain fell late last month, and the officers and staff on duty at the Cottage Grove Police Department did what they always do:...
February 3, 2010 - 8:21am