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June 26, 2015
Sarah Stadler plays with Roman Keehn, 5, (left) and Colin Schmit, 8, at her home day care facility. Her professionalism, creativity and dedication to children earned Stadler a 2015 Family Child Care Provider of the Year from the Washington County Board of Commissioners. (Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Cottage Grove woman honored for in-home day care business
June 26, 2015 - 11:31am
June 22, 2015
Newly crowned Miss Queen Montana Hogan, 17, (left) helps Junior Miss Princess MyKinzie McClanahan, 12, adjust her crown Monday following the Strawberry Fest Ambassadors crowning ceremony at Park High School. It is the culminating event in the three-day citywide get-together. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Polished pageantry at Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Ambassadors crowning
June 22, 2015 - 9:58pm
Hundreds of people from around south Washington County flocked to Kingston Park for the three-day Strawberry Fest. The carnival was a popular attraction. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Fun for all during Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest
June 22, 2015 - 9:34am
June 19, 2015
The annual get-together in Cottage Grove takes place Thursday through Sunday at Kingston Park. It includes a carnival, kid-friendly activities, a grand parade and much more. (Bulletin file photo)
Cottage Grove celebrates a 'super' Strawberry Fest
June 19, 2015 - 11:09am
Park High School student Sierra Oden, pictured with her mother, Kris, found the Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Medallion Thursday night, after the fourth clue had been released. It was hidden under leaves at the west end of Highlands Park. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Park student finds Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Medallion
June 19, 2015 - 9:50am
June 17, 2015
Robbi Stumne fills her tray with ripe strawberries while picking at Afton Apple Orchard Friday morning. The 7-year-old was picking with her mother, Jeannie Stumne of south Minneapolis. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Berry bliss at Afton Apple: Parents offer tips on strawberry picking with children
June 17, 2015 - 8:17am
June 6, 2015
Bryan and Megan Vargas of Cottage Grove and their children were among area residents who visited Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park Saturday during Washington County’s Explore Your Parks event. Here, Eli Vargas, 3, handles a small sunfish with help from his dad. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Dip a line, explore a park: Washington County hosts regional park activities
June 6, 2015 - 2:57pm
May 30, 2015
The culminating event of the Kids Mud Run at Woodridge Park in Cottage Grove: a chilly, watery mud pit that forced participants to weave their way through police tape. Over 250 kids from around the area participated in the .75-mile obstacle course. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Muddy maze: Cottage Grove, Woodbury host first-ever mud run for local kids
May 30, 2015 - 12:17pm
April 28, 2015
Shovel brigade helps dedicate Sunnyhill Park in Cottage Grove
April 28, 2015 - 3:53pm
March 31, 2015
Grace Faletti, 5, of Cottage Grove gets her picture taken by her father, John, with Disney’s “Frozen” princesses Elsa (left) and Anna during the 11th-annual Daddy Daughter Dance at Park High School. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Partying like a princess at annual Daddy Daughter Dance in Cottage Grove
March 31, 2015 - 1:44pm
March 29, 2015
Alex Vanderbeek, 3, of Woodbury gets ready to give the Easter bunny “five” during his turn to sit for pictures. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Families fill up VFW for Lions' 'Breakfast with the Easter Bunny'
March 29, 2015 - 10:13pm
March 25, 2015
Children’s literature author David LaRochelle (left) and illustrator Mike Wohnoutka read their book “Moo!” during a program Saturday at Park Grove Library in Cottage Grove. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
A Mooving story: Children's author, illustrator visit Park Grove Library
March 25, 2015 - 10:13am
March 23, 2015
Pasted over an old sign appealing to passers-by for a kidney donation is the news that Jim Gorbunow of Cottage Grove had always hoped to share. The 44-year-old received a kidney transplant Saturday. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Kidney transplant offers gift of life for Cottage Grove man
March 23, 2015 - 2:20pm
February 26, 2015
Emiliano Enriquez, 8, Salvador Enriquez, 5, Charlea Enriquez, 9, and Georgie Enriquez, 7, pile onto a snow tube before flying down the sledding hill at Highlands Park in Cottage Grove. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Snow day at Highlands Park in Cottage Grove
February 26, 2015 - 10:16am
February 17, 2015
Jennifer Sievers, 9, sorts colored bead necklaces Sunday at St. Thomas Aquinas' annual Mardi Gras celebration in St. Paul Park. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Church Mardi Gras event draws crowds in St. Paul Park
February 17, 2015 - 2:41pm