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 proposed budget for the city of Cottage Grove would slightly increase the general fund as well as the property tax levy for 2014 after several years of mostly flat taxing and spending.
The city's investment in energy enhancements at the new City Hall yield $52,000 in savings.
The four-year terms of incumbent council members Sandi Dingle and Jeff Swenson are set to expire on Jan. 6, 2014.
Cottage Grove The new business model the city of Cottage Grove has been working on since 2012 is starting to take shape as tenants move in and begin setting up shop in the Business Enterprise Center. Located in the former City Hall building on 80th Street, the BEC is a city owned and independently managed space for small businesses. The intent is to offer workspace at a discounted rate and support services to get local entrepreneurial ventures off the ground.
Planning commission approves plans for a 19,000-square-foot Goodwill to occupy a vacant retail site in Gateway North retail development.
Cottage Grove resident Laura Devine grew up wanting to be a doctor. Her undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota led her down the path of physiology and soon into...
General obligation capital improvement bonds will not be used to replenish internal funds after finance department cites lack of time to complete the financing process.
After several months of discussion, plans to rehabilitate St. Paul Park's Broadway water tower were finalized last week with the awarding of an $856,652 construction contract.
With temperatures in the high 90s last week, Habitat for Humanity volunteers learned a whole new meaning of the phrase sweat equity. Since breaking ground in May, more than 20...
Shortly before midnight Saturday, fire crews from Cottage Grove, Woodbury, St. Paul Park and Newport were called to a home in the 6700 block of Ideal Avenue in Cottage Grove...