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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As the construction season in Newport begins to wrap up near Century Avenue, residents can expect a lower interest rate on their property assessments.
With the future of St. Paul Park’s Heritage Days still uncertain, city officials are soliciting help from citizens to plan the annual get-together. After longtime event organizer Jim Domeier retired...
The four candidates vying for two seats on the St. Paul Park City Council discussed a variety of issues last week during a candidate forum that had incumbents Sandi Dingle...
The small, roughly 300-square-foot space in East St. Paul's Hmong Village shopping center just didn't fit the growing clientele at M's Tailor shop. Owner and longtime seamstress Maneewan Lee, who...
In order to finance new city equipment, the St. Paul Park City Council has agreed to put up for sale $428,00 in general obligation bonds. During a recent council meeting,...
The Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce is in the process of relocating to the Business Enterprise Center, a move city officials say is “synergistic.” The Chamber is leaving behind...
First-time candidate Nathan Kotfis said he wants to bring more freedoms back to the homeowner and reconnect the City Council with the residents.
Having served the community of St. Paul Park for the last eight years as a City Council member, incumbent Sandi Dingle said she feels there is more to do.
First-time candidate for St. Paul City Council and lifelong resident Darrin Smith said he wants to bring the basics back to the council roundtable.
Campaigning for a third term as a St. Paul Park City Council member, Jeff Swenson said his work on the council is not done.