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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Incumbents Derrick Lehrke, Dave Thiede square off against two first-time candidates Steve Dennis, Matt Erickson during League of Women Voters forum.
Cottage Grove residents could be eating at Noodles & Company and Chipotle Mexican Grill before Christmas, representatives from the restaurants say. Construction on the 6,650-square-foot building in the city’s Gateway...
Three other patrol officers remain under the city's microscope, cases sent to City Administrator, Police Chief for further review.
Seeking a second term on the Newport City Council, incumbent Tracy Rahm said his campaign is focused on bettering the city for the long term. After receiving positive feedback from...
First-time Newport City Council candidate Dan Lund is looking to bring a fresh set of eyes to the table in November. As the chair of the city’s Planning Commission, Lund...
The Newport City Council’s over two-hour closed-door meeting last week to discuss data from an investigation into the police department’s five patrol officers yielded no outcome. The Sept. 24 meeting...
Annual event returns to usual location this year.
Fourteen Park High School seniors are this year’s homecoming royalty as part of the celebration Oct. 6-10. The king and queen will be chosen at coronation festivities beginning at 10...
Second-annual event looking to exceed $14,800 earnings from previous year, proceeds benefit food shelf's emergency fund.
Police issue CodeRED alert, asking for public's help in finding suspect involved in assault.