Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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Access to the Mississippi River is a perk for St. Paul Park residents, but a popular boat landing is becoming a hotspot for vandals looking to spin their wheels. Public...
The budget planning season in Newport got off to a positive start and initial figures are pointing to a surplus in 2016. Just over $13,000 is open for the city...
Investigating a crime scene, handling a police K-9 and manning a fire truck’s water hose are duties typically left to those in the public safety profession. But for two days...
The filing period is open Tuesday, July 28 until 5 p.m. Aug. 11. The office of mayor and two council seats will be on ballot.
Night to Unite takes place Tuesday, Aug. 4 across the area. Event aimed at promoting community awareness and prevention of crime.
The art of the marriage proposal often involves sweeping a person’s betrothed off their feet, not having them pulled over by police. But a Cottage Grove man enlisted the help...
The city of Cottage Grove’s public safety model is all-encompassing, including the police, fire and EMS departments. Now the citizens board that supports them has the same model. Earlier this...
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety's eighth class of DWI All-Stars was selected for “outstanding service in enforcement and prosecution of drunk driving.”
City talking about adding stricter application timelines to deter future landlords from skirting health and safety regulations.
Highway 61 backed up after two-vehicle crash, and another crashed involved a stalled car.