William Loeffler is a playwright and journalist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He worked 15 years writing features for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He has also written travel stories based on his trips to all seven continents. He and his wife, Michelle, ran the Boston Marathon in 2009.
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A suburban community such as Cottage Grove doesn’t seem like the kind of place that would breed a heavy metal nightingale like Melissa Ferlaak. Her music defies easy categorization. If...
Park High School and its predecessor, St. Paul Park High School, will celebrate their 100th birthday this year. The centennial celebration on Oct. 10-11 will coincide with homecoming weekend at...
On Jan. 24, Park, East Ridge and Woodbury high schools will come together for the South Washington County District One-Act Play Festival at the Loft Theater at East Ridge High School.
Stone Soup Thrift Shop is betting on proceeds from a fashion and variety show to help shore up its flagging finances.
Ron Javner wants to be cremated after he dies. That’s not so unusual. But instead of having his ashes placed in an urn, he wants to be the urn.
Retired teacher Nancy Remakel has organized a volunteer program to teach reading and math at Pine Hill Elementary School in Cottage Grove.
The owner of Whistling Well Farm in Denmark Township maintains a presence at several links along the food chain. In addition to growing 20 varieties of apples on his 77-acre spread, he’s president of the Minnesota Apple Growers Association and a force in the local foods movement.
More than one shivering reveler would attest that North Pole Station lived up to its name, thanks to a fanged, frigid wind, blowing snow and low temperatures.
“It’s A Wonderful Life” runs Thursday through Sunday, Dec. 12-15, at Park High School in Cottage Grove.
Never mind the leftover Thanksgiving turkey. For local boys and girls, the most important meal of the season is Breakfast with Santa.