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April 5, 2016
Gladys Gunderson got a motorcycle ride from grandson Ken Kopren during her 100th birthday celebration April 3 at the American Legion in St. Paul Park. About 60 friends, neighbors and family turned out for the century celebration.
(Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Taking it up to 100: St. Paul Park's Gunderson celebrates big birthday with Harley ride
April 5, 2016 - 2:00pm
February 3, 2016
Cathy Lawrence, vice president of resource development for Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, presents a bible to new homeowner Belaynesh Zewdie at the Jan. 30 dedication of Zewdie’s new home at Mississippi Dunes.(Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Cottage Grove, Habitat for Humanity welcome four families to their new homes
February 3, 2016 - 8:00am
December 17, 2015
Students at Hillside Elementary School collected 1054 toiletries and $28 in cash as part of “10 Days of Giving,” a program sponsored by Merchant’s Bank and run in conjunction with the 2015 Holiday Train. Pictured are Natalie Heavner, Annelise Faletti, Brett Salmonson, Gregory Fouts, Jenna Coomer, Laynei Lawrence, Lucas Johnson, Meika Hunter, Lydia Best and Elizabeth Menard.
Kids collect for the needy during 10 Days of Giving
December 17, 2015 - 12:00pm
December 15, 2015
Sam Cook, 4, jokes with Santa while the two discuss the Cottage Grove boy's wish list during the Santa Breakfast event Sunday at River Oaks Golf Course. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Grin and bearded: Cottage Grove's Santa Breakfast draws a crowd
December 15, 2015 - 3:32pm
November 12, 2015
Judy Spooner
Former Bulletin reporter Judy Spooner to enter hospice
November 12, 2015 - 3:32pm
October 3, 2015
Caleb Karnitz excitedly checks out the portable toilet delivered to his home as his family and friends look on. Karnitz, who turns 8 Sunday, for several months has had a fascination with the Jimmy's Johnnys portable toilets. The interest in a seemingly random item is a characteristic of Caleb's autism, his parents said. A family friend organized the delivery. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Biffy gift nifty for Cottage Grove boy
October 3, 2015 - 1:03pm
August 18, 2015
Taylen Johnson, 13, is stunned his mother Jackie Schnabel beat him in a carnival game Saturday during Heritage Days. Operator Lisa Doede laughs as the two compete for a stuffed animal. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
St. Paul Park Heritage Days sizzles on Broadway
August 18, 2015 - 9:00am
August 13, 2015
Spending a warm, fall afternoon picking raspberries at Afton Apple, 4-year-old Alyssa Her, of St. Paul filled several plastic pints with her mother Vismai Vang. (Bulletin file photo)
Afton Apple's apple, raspberry season opens Saturday
August 13, 2015 - 12:09pm
August 6, 2015
Kristy Yang, 11, took home the title of Newport Pioneer Day button designer for her depiction of the Mississippi River. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Blossoming artist designs Newport Pioneer Day button
August 6, 2015 - 7:00am
Newport’s annual Pioneer Day celebration draws hundreds of event-goers to Pioneer Park. This year, the get-together is recognizing the city’s 126-year history. It takes place Sunday, Aug. 10. (Bulletin file photo)
Newport celebrates history during Pioneer Day Sunday
August 6, 2015 - 7:00am
August 4, 2015
Gerald Gerlach accepts the Outstanding Senior Citizen award July 31 at the Washington County Fair.  The emcee of the ceremony was Dan Dolan, president of the Washington County Agricultural Society. (Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Pulling his weight: Cottage Grove's Gerlach recognized for fair, 4-H support
August 4, 2015 - 12:05pm
July 29, 2015
Minnesota State Patrol trooper pilot Mike Olson explains the importants of a pilots helmet to kids at the Cottage Grove Safety Camp July 21 at Hamlet Park. Olson has been a state trooper for 16 years and a pilot for the last year. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Cottage Grove Safety Campers soak up life-saving lessons
July 29, 2015 - 5:34pm
July 28, 2015
Cottage Grove police reserve officers Jason Harder (left) and Steve Hotaling interact with kids at a 2014 Night to Unite party in the Mississippi Dues neighborhood. (Bulletin file photo)
Night to Unite celebrations planned across south Washington County
July 28, 2015 - 7:00am
July 12, 2015
Former Newport volunteer firefighter Don Schlomka stirs a kettle of booya Sunday outside Newport fire hall No 1. alongside Nick Zellmer. Though retired from the department, Schlomka said he keeps coming back to help at booya each year. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Newport booya still hot after 62 years
July 12, 2015 - 3:41pm
July 10, 2015
Akirah Nyberg, 8, and her mother, Tabitha Nyberg-Revoir, decorate her new, temporary lemonade stand Friday outside their St. Paul Park home. The original stand was stolen Tuesday night, leaving the young entrepreneur without  a place to sell lemonade. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Community pitches in to replace St. Paul Park girl's stolen lemonade stand
July 10, 2015 - 12:08pm