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May 3, 2019
Manning Avenue roadwork begins Monday; expect delays
May 3, 2019 - 3:57pm
Representatives from Families Against Bullying posed with Cottage Grove City Council members at its May 1 meeting. From left: Cassandra Hallen, Joeline Wright, Pam Steed and Teri Langness. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Meeting watch: Council supports Standing Strong 5K
May 3, 2019 - 2:41pm
May 2, 2019
Goats are back at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park, where they're eating buckthorn and other noxious weeds. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Goats return to Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park
May 2, 2019 - 12:37pm
May 1, 2019
Cottage Grove, Woodbury express concern about top-down approach in 3M settlement fund allocation
May 1, 2019 - 4:27pm
Rick King, Chief Operating Officer of Thomson Reuters and chair of a special review of the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System, suggests that the state drop the system and purchase a packaged software system to replace it Wednesday, May 1, at the Capitol. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Expert group says Minn. should scrap MNLARS, buy new system
May 1, 2019 - 4:19pm
April 29, 2019
A full room showed up to Crossroads Church on April 23, 2019, for an open house hosted by the Minnesota Department of Transportation regarding the Highway 316 Improvement Project. MnDOT engineer Molly Kline gave a presentation to update residents on the current design draft of the plans. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
Portions of Highway 316 project delayed due to budget
April 29, 2019 - 8:00pm
April 26, 2019
Kelly Rogotzke hugs former East Ridge Raptors wrestling coach Matt Everson after the District 833 School Board voted not to renew his contract. Rogotzke's sons Roman and Ryder are on the varsity team. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
School Board fires East Ridge wrestling coach
April 26, 2019 - 2:01pm
April 25, 2019
Kim Westra asked Rep. Angie Craig about her plans to improve election security. Jackie Renzetti / Rivertown Multimedia
Mueller report, health care underscore Angie Craig town hall
April 25, 2019 - 5:11pm
Newport Firefighters were first on the scene of a car fire April 23 at Highway 61 and Carver Avenue in St. Paul. Submitted photo courtesy of Steve Wiley
Newport Firefighters extinguish car fire
April 25, 2019 - 10:09am
April 24, 2019
Grad rates hold steady in 833
April 24, 2019 - 6:00pm
Joshua Mower spoke during the his Eagle Scout Award ceremony at the April 17 Cottage Grove City Council meeting. Submitted photo courtesy of Scott Seroka
City Council honors newest Eagle Scout
April 24, 2019 - 8:16am
April 23, 2019
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Former NHL star Neal Broten released from jail after Sunday arrest
April 23, 2019 - 1:45pm
April 22, 2019
Angie Jorgensen has been teaching 14 years and works with fourth grade students at Pinecrest Elementary in Hastings, Minn. She said veteran teachers helped her achieve National Board Certification. Photo courtesy of Angie Jorgensen
National certification recognizes accomplished teachers
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Gov. Tim Walz appointed Mary Cathryn Ricker as Minnesota commissioner of education in January. Ricker is a former English teacher, president of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers, and executive vice president of the American Federation of Teachers.  Photo courtesy of the Walz administration
Minnesota commissioner supports national certification for teachers
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
New Life Academy won awards at the regional and state science fair. They include, from left: Alex Li, Lauren Meyer, Nancy Wang and Nickolas Zander. Teacher Shay Motalebi is second from right. Photo courtesy of Amy Clausen
New Life Academy students, teacher win science awards
April 22, 2019 - 9:51am