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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Incumbents Dave Thiede and Derrick Lehrke are being challenged by first-time candidates Steve Dennis, Matt Erickson and Tasha Steinmetz for two seats on the Cottage Grove City Council. A sixth...
A no-cost starter program might be the solution to St. Paul Park’s feral cats problem. After residents complained earlier this year about a growing number of feral cats in the...
Voting occurred during a closed-door meeting related to three police officers under investigation, a councilman said, actions that appear to be contrary to the Minnesota Open Meeting Law.
More than 30 parade units participated in the sixth-annual Monster Bash celebration Saturday, the culmination of a two-day event.
Excessive amounts of bedrock could raise the price of theEighth Avenue outfall project by nearly $100,000.
“We need to show these kids that they are special and that they are loved,” parent organizer Rachel Blinsman said.
Council members won’t get a pay raise this year after deciding to delay the conversation until 2016.
Several miles of severely dilapidated roadway in three areas of Cottage Grove are slated for an overhaul next summer.
City council hopefuls meet for last forum prior to Nov. 4 election.
Candidates vying for two council seats.