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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Numbers remain consistent during second year of testing; false study data invalidated.
Charter Commission failed to secure a supermajority to vote to disband, annual meeting set for Nov. 2014.
Dozens of families and area students stood up against hunger last week by playing pickup games of basketball and floor hockey and getting their faces painted. Park High School International...
The city of Newport is re-evaluating its 2014 budget ahead of final approval next month to include more repayment for street projects.
Plans to build a 12,500-square-foot G-Will Liquors store in Cottage Grove are moving forward. The City Council conditionally approved the site plan which proposes constructing the store on a 1.64-acre...
The Cottage Grove Human Services/Human Rights Commission has full membership once again.
With two water towers in Cottage Grove beginning to show their age, Public Works Director Les Burshten said it’s time to repaint and repair.
Police say a 36-year-old male was taken to the hospital with "significant facial injuries." Investigation ongoing.
$472,500 project completely paid off.
Four Cottage Grove residents survived the eight-week police reserves course designed to test their law enforcement skills. Laura Austgen, Jason Harder, Matt Jordan and Jim Nowak were recognized last week...