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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A career in law enforcement requires moment’s notice thinking, a prerequisite longtime Cottage Grove police Sgt. Gwen Martin favors.
The final installment of the eight-week Citizens Academy hosted by the Cottage Grove Public Safety Department, reporter gets Tased.
Survey compared crime statistics, including property and violent crimes, of more than 30 communities across the state.
Council unanimously approves execution of $30,000 purchase agreement with Imperial Recovery Services.
A famous Greek storyteller once said, “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” Aesop’s centuries-old truth is the foundation on which Laurie Houle, CEO of Metro...
Gorbunow builds front-yard wooden kidney, hopes more donors will step forward.
The city of St. Paul Park continues to firm up numbers for the 2015-16 budget, and with an increase in Local Government Aid the general expenses have risen. The general...
The floors at the Newport Public Works building are expected to be replaced yet this year after sustaining flood damage earlier this summer. Superintendent Bruce Hanson said a water line...
Seven yards, 15 rounds, one target. The police-issued .40 caliber Glock 23 carried some solid weight, but it wasn’t enough to unsteady my aim. I gripped the handle and pointed...
A sixth candidate filed to run this fall for one of two seats on the Cottage Grove City Council. Sara Hyland, a transplant from Madison, Wis., filed for election shortly...