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 annual Heritage Days festival is at a turning point, Mayor Keith Franke said, as the event's future remains up in the air.
A crew from Fendler Patterson Construction tears down the vacant Coldwell Banker Burnet building Monday morning on the corner of 80th Street and Hardwood Avenue in Cottage Grove. The demolition...
Repaving on a portion of East Point Douglas Road has been completed and the thoroughfare was reopened Friday after a nearly two-month closure.
Brian Campbell was sworn in last week, making him the third police officer the Cottage Grove Police Department has added this summer.
A St. Paul Park teen's family alleges that in May an off-duty St. Paul police officer who lives in the city intentionally knocked the teen off his mini bike and verbally assaulted him.
Preservation and the outdoors were two of Constance Shepard-Otis' passions. A native of St. Paul, she spent her childhood summers at a farmstead in Cottage Grove learning about nature and...
Three south Washington County cities submit preliminary budget proposals ahead of deadline.
Business at the Shoppes at Almar Village is slow for the time being, but shop owners say they are not to be counted out. With major road construction closing 70th...
Jim Gorbunow is in a literal fight for his life. Living as a Type I diabetic for nearly his entire life, the Cottage Grove resident is no stranger to illness...
City spending up, but a large LGA increase brings tax levy below zero. The City Council plans to adopt preliminary budget Sept. 3.