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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Officials settled on a 4.99-percent levy increase for 2016, much lower than the initial 9.68-percent increase proposed earlier this summer.
Charlene Stevens will take over as Cottage Grove city administrator next month, bringing 20-plus years of municipal leadership and economic development experience to the job. Stevens, who is expected to...
After nearly 18 years of guiding Stone Soup Thrift Shop through the ups and downs of the nonprofit organization, Majel Carroll is stepping down. The longtime board president of Basic...
Community members, shoppers rally around local thrift store, organization launches GoFundMe campaign.
Grocery shopping on the northern side of Cottage Grove will soon get a little more convenient as Hy-Vee is expected to take over the former Rainbow Foods site. The Iowa-based...
Department analyzed in months-long organizational study that examined the performances of all five patrol officers, outgoing police chief.
The city of Newport is likely to fill the soon-to-be vacant role of police chief with the help of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
Premier Storage cites aggressive timeline for construction, aims to build 'very, very nice facility.'
OfficeMax in Cottage Grove is the latest retailer to announce its closure. In an email to the Bulletin Tuesday, senior public relations manager Julianne Embry confirmed that the store was...
City projects a 0.7-percent increase in its total tax levy, adding about $20 onto the average home's property taxes.