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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Newport Police Chief Curt Montgomery tendered his retirement notice Thursday during the City Council meeting, ending an over 20-year career with the city’s police department. During a portion of the...
The Cottage Grove Police Department swore in three news officers Aug. 12, bringing the total to 39 uniformed personnel. Officers Brianna Lutz, 28, Patrick Young, 27, and Michael Tadych, 30,...
After a nearly two-month search to fill the vacant position of city administrator, Cottage Grove has named Charlene Stevens as its next top administrative official.
The city of Cottage Grove continues to fine tune its 2016 budget and is expected to whittle down the initially proposed 9.68-percent levy increase.
It was a hot one over Heritage Days weekend in St. Paul Park, but most festival-goers found ways to keep cool. From frozen treats and cold water handed out by...
Councilman Dan Lund was sent to detox after becoming intoxicated following the St. Paul Park Heritage Days festival, a police report stated.
A fall tradition in south Washington County is just days away as Afton Apple Orchard readies for a busy apple and raspberry season. The nearly 200-acre orchard will open at...
One of the area’s most visited parks is also one of the least visible parks, but Washington County is looking to change that as it begins to update the Cottage...
Candidates have years of administrative managerial, economic development experience. City expected to being hiring process in September.
Forester Steve Bowe said the fungus is “devastating” the tree population. Neighborhoods and parks most at risk.