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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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.
Four candidates are vying for two seats on the St. Paul Park City Council. Residents Darrin Smith and Nathan Kotfis are running against incumbents Sandi Dingle and Jeff Swenson.
The EDA changed the business from an enterprise fund to a special revenue fund.
With no formal outlet for area artists to foster the growing arts scene in Cottage Grove, city officials decided that a new volunteer commission is warranted.
For the last 43 years, Lee Flandrich’s day often began before the sun rose and ended long after it had set. That just comes with the territory when you work...
Extensive rehabilitation work on the Broadway water tower, which marks the entrance to St. Paul Park, is complete.