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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Executives from Northern Tier Energy last week toured the St. Paul Park refinery and met with local and state officials to discuss area gasoline prices and other issues related to...
Prescribed burn part of training exercise.
More than 100 BMX riders from the metro broke in the new park at West Draw Park Thursday.
Drivers and pedestrians crossing 70th Street at Meadow Grass Avenue will see new traffic signals this fall.
Couples divulge the secret to a long marriage.
Following the lead of neighboring communities, the city of Cottage Grove has declared a state of emergency in preparation of what is predicted to be record Mississippi River flooding. The...
Being a good neighbor and community partner is almost as imperative as on-site safety at the LSP-Cottage Grove Cogeneration Facility. Kent Ripplinger, who oversees the 14-acre power plant adjacent to...
It’s a large undertaking to schedule vendors and live entertainment, plan the parade route and deal with unruly weather each year for the city’s annual four-day Strawberry Festival, but longtime...
The swollen Mississippi River is bearing down on south Washington County and in anticipation of what is expected to be a record flood, the city of Newport has declared a...
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.