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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Law enforcement officials often think of their colleagues in uniform as family. For eight members of the Cottage Grove Police Department, the saying is actually true. Three full-time police officers...
No out-of-pocket costs, just savings, City Administrator says.
Officials say condemned building poses safety hazard.
Larger lots will be signature of Kingston Grove, a single family subdivision planned to connect with the nearby school.
Newport Mayor Tim Geraghty is contesting a civil lawsuit brought by former City Council member Pauline Schottmuller and has requested the case be dismissed. In a motion filed Feb. 6,...
Families from around the area celebrated Mardi Gras early at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in St. Paul Park Saturday and Sunday with food, raffles, games and a silent auction...
S’mores, skating and a smoldering campfire drew dozens to Whitbred Memorial Park in St. Paul Park Sunday for the city’s first-ever Winterfest outing. The outdoor ice skating event was hosted...
Police refresh council, employees on threat management plans.
St. Paul Park police officer Mark Erickson has patrolled the city’s streets for two decades, a commitment that was recently recognized by the City Council. Erickson, who joined the St...
Individual award really a "team effort" for Mike McCoy, who was honored by the Cottage Grove Fire Department last month.