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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Thousands across the area celebrate the national event that supports a community mission to foster crime-free neighborhoods.
There is nothing quite like the fear and adrenaline that builds knowing a trained police dog is headed your way.
Local students, church involved in five-day event out at Lake Elmo fairgrounds.
The new 6,650-square-foot building expected to house three tenants, including Chipotle and Noodles & Company, in Cottage Grove’s Gateway North retail district is about halfway complete. Duane Deppa, field supervisor...
Incumbents, several first-time candidates file for two open seats on both city councils.
Newport Police Department’s entire patrol staff is under internal investigation after complaints were filed recently against officers Tyler Martin, Sean McArdell, Jeremy Brodin and Joel Muellner. The broader investigation comes...
Both men were working for Donovan Construction, of Ham Lake, on the CapX2020 Brookings County-Hampton project.
Week three of the Cottage Grove Public Safety Department's Citizens Academy took us through the Washington Count jail, an eye-opening experience to say the least.
Five-year-old Kathryn McAllister likes to swing on her playset. She also likes playing with her older brother, Leland. She likes monster trucks, alligators, coloring, singing and stickers. And she especially...
In just over three weeks, Broadway Avenue in St. Paul Park will be packed with area residents taking in the annual Heritage Days festival, and presale carnival tickets are now...