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Photo: Afton Mayor Bill Palmquist celebrates new downtown
'We’re going to save a bunch of lives': Opioid response bill makes it out in final hours
New Life Academy names interim head
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
Ellsworth police looking for male suspect in connection with armed robbery
crime and courts
Boys Lacrosse: East Ridge wins key non-conference game
Baseball: East Ridge wins over Forest Lake, Park falls to White Bear Lake
Boys Tennis: East Ridge loses close match to Eagan in section semifinals
Washington County Parks begins campfire program May 25
Girls Golf: Park, East Ridge, New Life continue strong weeks to finish out regular season
2017 story: St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
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STORAGE SALE 06/19/19 Acorn Mini Storage, Cottage Grove, MN
CITY OF NEWPORT: Public Hearing 06/06/19 - Amend Chapter 32
Probate Notice: William Gary Petrich 82-PR-19-2215
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: Public Hearing 06/05/19 Minnesota Investment Fund
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: Public Hearing 06/05/19 Easement Vacation
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Edward Jones Ranks Highest in Investor Satisfaction
Forum Communications head elected to news industry advocacy board
Local Financial Advisor Honored for Performance
Learn Strategies to Secure & Preserve your Retirement
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Thomas C. Krech
Douglas B. Thompson
Clarabelle Marie Froelich
Albert "Al" D. Boche Sr.
Maci Joy Knuuttila
Janice and Rodger Pereyra
Tina Folch for House Representative
Editorial: An answer to teens' 20% e-cig usage: Tobacco 21
Column: Reaching a key educational milestone
Letter: Thank goodness for divided government
Kuemmel's Corner: Secretaries/Moms
Editorial: Adopt-a-Highway by all means; adopt some caution, too
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May 16, 2019
HERO Center on track: Cottage Grove, Woodbury councils close to final approval
COTTAGE GROVE — The Health and Emergency Response Occupations (HERO) Center is on track for its scheduled October opening, despite winter...
May 16, 2019 - 3:43pm
May 15, 2019
Column: Reaching a key educational milestone
My wife and I recently welcomed a grandson into our family. It has been wonderful to be around a baby again and to watch the amazing developmental...
May 15, 2019 - 6:00am
May 9, 2019
Privy to history: Amateur archaeologists awarded Preservationist of the Year
COTTAGE GROVE — For venturing where few have dared, two local "outhouse archaeologists" received the 2019 Preservationist of the Year award...
May 9, 2019 - 5:00am
May 8, 2019
The big toss: Residents drop off trash during spring cleanup day
COTTAGE GROVE — Hundreds of Cottage Grove residents indulged their urge to purge during the city's annual Spring Cleanup Day on Saturday....
May 8, 2019 - 10:53am
May 7, 2019
Open house on Cottage Grove roundabout set for May 16
A construction open house for the roundabout planned for 70th Street South and Hinton Avenue South will be 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at St....
May 7, 2019 - 11:00am
May 3, 2019
Manning Avenue roadwork begins Monday; expect delays
Starting May 6, motorists should expect delays and intermittent slow traffic on Manning Avenue as crews begin preliminary work for a safety improvement...
May 3, 2019 - 3:57pm
May 1, 2019
Cottage Grove, Woodbury express concern about top-down approach in 3M settlement fund allocation
COTTAGE GROVE — Concern about local control ruled the conversation during an update for local governments on the progress of 3M settlement...
May 1, 2019 - 4:27pm
Weekly car shows open in Cottage Grove and St. Paul Park
SOUTH WASHINGTON COUNTY — Car show season began last week with a gathering of classic convertibles, coupes and pickups at the Culver's...
May 1, 2019 - 9:45am
April 26, 2019
Park High School presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
COTTAGE GROVE — William Hallock is destined for digestion. In the Park High School Musical "Little Shop of Horrors," he plays Seymour,...
April 26, 2019 - 8:26am
April 25, 2019
Photo: Karate candidates receive black belt promotions, awards
Candidates from the National Karate Academy of Martial Arts in Cottage Grove received black belt promotions at the black belt exam April 13 at...
April 25, 2019 - 6:00pm
Mueller report, health care underscore Angie Craig town hall
Just after reaching 100 days in Congress, U.S. Rep. Angie Craig held her fourth monthly town hall meeting Tuesday night. Over an hour, Craig...
April 25, 2019 - 5:11pm
Pineridge Garden Club celebrates 50 years of growth
You may not know about the Pineridge Garden Club, but chances are you've seen their work. The volunteer group designed and maintains the garden...
April 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
April 23, 2019
Spring clean up day at dog park
Volunteers are needed to help with spring clean up at WAG Farms Dog Park in Cottage Grove on Saturday, April 27. Tasks will include spreading woodchips, clearing downed branches and general sprucing up. Start time is 9 a.m. and volunteers will work until 12:30 p.m. Bring work gloves,...
April 23, 2019 - 12:32pm
April 18, 2019
Volunteer of the Year has embraced adopted city
COTTAGE GROVE — What's a guy from Florida doing in Cottage Grove? A lot, it turns out. Ken Brittain moved to the city in 1995, not long...
April 18, 2019 - 5:00am
April 17, 2019
Minnesota professor pushes for national unity, to speak next week in Cottage Grove
Whether it's someone writing from a church in Leesburg, Va., or a mayoral convention in Maryland, Bill Doherty says most of his weekly emails...
April 17, 2019 - 12:00pm