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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Four St. Paul Park residents filed for the two open City Council seats: incumbents Sandi Dingle and Jeff Swenson, and challengers Darrin Smith and Nathan Kotfis.
The city’s fire department is celebrating 75 years of service and rich history with the theme “Hot Times on Broadway" for this weekend's St. Paul Park Heritage Days.
Preliminary budget figures for St. Paul Park show debt levy below zero, minor increase in expenses.
Parks and recreation department proposes $1.82 million budget while public safety proposes $6.85 million in expenses. Both budgets up slightly from previous years.
It's not a glamorous career, nor does it reap large financial benefits, but it has been touted by those who have worked in the field as the greatest job in...
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.