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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Recent heavy rainfall has the city of Newport on alert for what is expected to be a record flood if water breaches a non-certified levee on the northwest side of town.
In front of an auditorium full of friends and family, 17-year-old Samantha Anderson was crowned the 2014 Queen of the Strawberry Fest Ambassador program at the coronation ceremony Monday. Sponsored...
Driver fled police before vehicle engulfed in flames.
Aside from the ‘ohs’ and ‘ahs’ from the crowd as dozens of floats and performers made their way down Jamaica Avenue Saturday for the 2014 Strawberry Festival Grande Parade in...
Child transported with unknown injuries.
Overlooking the Grey Cloud Island Channel, the 168-year-old lime kiln, a prominent structure that defined the early industrial era in south Washington County, has collapsed. Shortly before noon Friday, the...
Soft opening next week, ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled July 1.
A local educator and her son beat out dozens of treasure hunters Friday morning and found the 2014 Strawberry Festival Medallion, which was hidden in the baseball dugout at Woodridge...
IPAD concludes the council's failure to summarize a March closed session violated state statute.
Climb aboard the “Strawbinnium Eagle,” as Cottage Grove City Council member Dave Thiede dubbed it, and take part in this year’s Star Wars-themed Strawberry Festival. The annual four-day get-together is...