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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Mississippi River, outdoors inspire 11-year-old’s drawing for festival button.
Preliminary budgeting process lays out $14 million in expenses.
The filing period is open Tuesday, July 28 until 5 p.m. Aug. 11. The office of mayor and two council seats will be on ballot.
The city is drafting its 2016 budget and began last week by addressing the future needs of the most expensive department.
Inver Grove Heights man faces felony auto theft, fleeing peace officer charge after allegedly taking a MnDOT pickup truck in Hastings.
Access to the Mississippi River is a perk for St. Paul Park residents, but a popular boat landing is becoming a hotspot for vandals looking to spin their wheels. Public...
The budget planning season in Newport got off to a positive start and initial figures are pointing to a surplus in 2016. Just over $13,000 is open for the city...
Investigating a crime scene, handling a police K-9 and manning a fire truck’s water hose are duties typically left to those in the public safety profession. But for two days...
Night to Unite takes place Tuesday, Aug. 4 across the area. Event aimed at promoting community awareness and prevention of crime.
The art of the marriage proposal often involves sweeping a person’s betrothed off their feet, not having them pulled over by police. But a Cottage Grove man enlisted the help...