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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Night to Unite takes place Tuesday, Aug. 4 across the area. Event aimed at promoting community awareness and prevention of crime.
The art of the marriage proposal often involves sweeping a person’s betrothed off their feet, not having them pulled over by police. But a Cottage Grove man enlisted the help...
The city of Cottage Grove’s public safety model is all-encompassing, including the police, fire and EMS departments. Now the citizens board that supports them has the same model. Earlier this...
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety's eighth class of DWI All-Stars was selected for “outstanding service in enforcement and prosecution of drunk driving.”
City talking about adding stricter application timelines to deter future landlords from skirting health and safety regulations.
Highway 61 backed up after two-vehicle crash, and another crashed involved a stalled car.
At the age of 25, the thought of high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease isn’t exactly top-of-mind. But the diagnoses were very real possibilities facing Danielle Levine, who for...
After years of delinquency, the vacant Rush Nightclub building in Cottage Grove is up to date after more than $300,000 in overdue property taxes was paid to Washington County. And...
Two transported with unknown injuries after driver suffers medical incident.
Recent high school graduate Gary Riege is a science and math whiz. He’s also a Star Wars fanatic, avid computer science techie and Advanced Placement student. He’s soft spoken, but...