Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

events

January 8, 2019
Expanded Norris Square senior complex opens
January 8, 2019 - 5:33pm
December 25, 2018
Grade school to high school students wait to begin singing a song about Saint Lucia at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. The girls wearing tinsel as belts and crowns are Lucia's attendants and those wearing cone hats and carrying staffs are "star boys." Rachel Fergus / RiverTown Multimedia
God Jul: A Scandinavian Christmas
December 25, 2018 - 5:00am
December 21, 2018
Informational meeting on being a licensed child care provider set for Jan 10.
December 21, 2018 - 2:48pm
December 19, 2018
Submitted photo
Photo: Kicking out the jams at Park High School
December 19, 2018 - 1:20pm
December 11, 2018
Photo gallery: Holiday Train raises over $100K for food shelf
December 11, 2018 - 7:59pm
The nearby Whitetail Woods Regional Park offers sledding down “The Big Kid Hill." The park is open daily 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Photo courtesy of Dakota County Parks
Unleash inner child sledding down 'The Big Kid Hill' at Whitetail Woods near Farmington
December 11, 2018 - 5:00am
December 10, 2018
"The I-94 Murders," written by Frank Weber.
Weber featured author at Bierstube event in Hastings
December 10, 2018 - 6:00am
December 8, 2018
This year's holiday tree at Cottage Grove City Hall is a Colorado blue spruce that was planted by the Public Works Department earlier this year.play button
Photo gallery: Santa, snow and song at Cottage Grove holiday tree lighting
December 8, 2018 - 4:24pm
December 6, 2018
The annual Canadian Pacific Holiday Train won't be hard to miss when it arrives in Cottage Grove Monday, Dec. 10. Photo courtesy of Canadian Pacific
Glowings on: Canadian Pacific Holiday Train to stop Dec. 10 in Cottage Grove
December 6, 2018 - 9:20am
December 5, 2018
Zac Cummins, 6, entered into negotiations with Santa at the Dec. 2 party hosted by Newport Masonic Lodge 118 and members Eastern Star Members from Queen Esther Chapter 26. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Photo: Newport Masonic Lodge hosts Santa
December 5, 2018 - 6:00pm
Bonnie Schmuck (left) of Cottage Grove shared a laugh with Lynette Trunell, but Rita Glazebrook (right) only had eyes for the treats on offer during the  annual holiday cookie sale at the Newport Masonic Center in St. Paul Park. The Dec. 1 event raised money for the favorite charities of Queen Esther Chapter 26, Order of the Eastern Star. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Photos: Visions of sugarplums at annual holiday cookie
December 5, 2018 - 11:56am
November 30, 2018
Happenings for kids from 1 to 92
November 30, 2018 - 3:31pm
November 29, 2018
10 Days of Giving set for Dec. 1-10
November 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
Civility 101: League of Women Voters to host workshop on healthy political conversations
November 29, 2018 - 11:20am
November 27, 2018
Local students to perform in Christmas in Christ Chapel
November 27, 2018 - 2:00pm