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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Longtime Cottage Grove City Administrator Ryan Schroeder received the stamp of approval during an annual performance evaluation conducted Feb. 4. The City Council reviewed Schroeder’s performance during a closed-door meeting,...
Talks of a pay study to address apparent wage disparities among Newport city employees continue and officials could soon be reaching out to firms for proposals.
Kids from around the community used their three-day Presidents Day weekend — and the snowy weather that accompanied it — to make some sledding and snowboard tracks at Highlands Park.
Festival planning under way, city looking to turn the page after a rough year.
Typically Minnesotans venture south in the winter to get away from work for a few days. But for one Cottage Grove police officer, work followed him down to Florida. Officer...
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,...