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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It was always a lifelong goal of Jim ‘Smitty’ Smith to wear a police uniform. An encounter with law enforcement as a young child ignited a passion for community service...
Sonia Gutierrez almost couldn’t contain her excitement as her full name was announced last week during District 833’s Next Step Transition Program graduation ceremony. The 21-year-old Mexico City native, along...
After sitting vacant in the Gateway North district for several years, the Hollywood Video site in Cottage Grove is being demolished. Crews were on site early Tuesday tearing down the...
Members at Hope Community Church in Cottage Grove are upcycling T-shirts, pillowcases and sheets into children's dresses and shorts.
Stepping into the spotlight isn’t an everyday occurrence for South Washington County Telecommunications’ lead producer, Ann Simpson. The 14-year SWCTC production veteran is normally tucked behind a video camera shooting...
City approves preliminary special event permit despite a less than complete application.
Roughly 22 meters separates Nate Jones’ lightweight carbon arrow and the small, black bullseye on the target down range at High Five Archery in Stillwater. He loads his Win &...
Teen builds 13 benches for congregation's outdoor services.
Online payment through secure Citizen Access portal.
Crash snarls traffic for more than two hours, at least one person transported with serious injuries.