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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Hundreds of area residents soaked up the sun and summer weather Sunday during the annual Newport Pioneer Day celebration at Pioneer Memorial Park. The clouds broke shortly after the grand...
Kidsave International gave Cottage Grove family the opportunity to help Colombian girl find a home.
Area residents looking for a caffeine kick soon will have another option.
A criminal investigation into a St. Paul Park Public Works supervisor was dismissed after police and the city attorney concluded that a claim alleging Lee Flandrich intentionally sabotaged the work truck of two of his employees was unfounded.
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...