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Minnesota economy chugs on, but slowdown on the horizon
Mahtomedi man charged with firearm violation
Attention commuters: Overnight lane closures coming on I-494/694 near Woodbury
Holiday season shipping cutoff looms for overseas military
No mail Wednesday for national day of mourning; newspapers will be delivered Thursday
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Boys Basketball: East Ridge wins home opener over North St. Paul
Girls Basketball: East Ridge, Park lose on Tuesday night
Girls Hockey: Park loses in overtime, East Ridge falls to 4-3
Dance: East Ridge, Park, Woodbury compete in kick division on Monday
Boys Basketball: East Ridge fights off Hopkins, Park falls to Eastview
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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FORECLOSURE SALE: Roundpoint Mortgage Servicing Corp v. Susan Schuler
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: Public Hearing-Wayne and Angi Butt
Notice of Sale Postponement: Scott and Lynn Zurn
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: 12/17/18 Planning Comm Mtg: Hound Around
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: 12/17/18 Planning Comm Mtg: Stu-Mac Properties
Barnes & Noble opening new store in May 2019
Alzheimer’s added to medical marijuana treatment list in Minnesota
A place to stitch and relax: New yarn shop opens in downtown Hastings
Furthers Rosie Kozlowski Named 2018 ICMI Customer Hero of the Year
Minnesota Farm Bureau presents awards
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Maci Joy Knuuttila
Janice and Rodger Pereyra
Tina Folch for House Representative
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Despite Family Threats, Denny McNamara Stood Up For Us
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Editorial: Don't be skating on thin ice
Letter: Sex-trafficking ring in Minnesota
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December 8, 2018
Photo gallery: Santa, snow and song at Cottage Grove holiday tree lighting
Snow - the kind that falls in old black and white movies like "It's A Wonderful Life" - began to sift down from the dark winter sky just in time...
December 8, 2018 - 4:24pm
December 6, 2018
Glowings on: Canadian Pacific Holiday Train to stop Dec. 10 in Cottage Grove
Three hundred and sixty-four days a year, this stretch of West Point Douglas Road is a place most people rush past on their way to somewhere...
December 6, 2018 - 9:20am
December 5, 2018
Photo: Newport Masonic Lodge hosts Santa
Santa took time out from his busy schedule to visit with kids Sunday, Dec. 2 at the Newport Masonic Center in St. Paul Park. Zac Cummins, 6,...
December 5, 2018 - 6:00pm
Photos: Visions of sugarplums at annual holiday cookie
ST. PAUL PARK — It wasn't Black Friday but Sweet Saturday that had shoppers waiting in line at the annual holiday cookie sale Dec. 1 at...
December 5, 2018 - 11:56am
November 30, 2018
Happenings for kids from 1 to 92
Whether you want to stay close to home or go on a mini adventure with the family, here are 10 things that you can do to get in the holiday spirit...
November 30, 2018 - 3:31pm
November 29, 2018
10 Days of Giving set for Dec. 1-10
Merchants Bank is launching its 10th annual 10 Days of Giving food drive for the Friends in Need Food Shelf in Cottage Grove and the Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf in Woodbury. The drive runs Dec. 1-10. Last year, the 10 Days of Giving collected 21,253 food and personal items...
November 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
Civility 101: League of Women Voters to host workshop on healthy political conversations
As people grapple with divisive political discourse nationwide, a local chapter of the League of Women Voters wants to help. The Cottage Grove...
November 29, 2018 - 11:20am
November 27, 2018
Local students to perform in Christmas in Christ Chapel
Thomas Sullivan, Thomas Nelson and Sophie Pfluger of Woodbury and Abby Carsten, Hannah Goecke and Elizabeth Neuenfeldt of Cottage Grove will appear in Gustavus Adolphus College's annual Christmas in Christ Chapel worship services Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 on campus in Saint Peter. The...
November 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
November 26, 2018
Feet before feast: Over 600 turn out for Hale to the Bird 5K
COTTAGE GROVE -- Was it c-c-cold? Windy? Absolutely. But hey, it’s November in Minnesota, gizzard-breath. The brisk bluster didn’t stop...
November 26, 2018 - 3:04pm
November 22, 2018
Prayer breakfast speaker: grieve your way to something better
COTTAGE GROVE — Few would have faulted Donna Mathiowetz for retreating into a life of bitterness and victimhood after the sudden and violent...
November 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 19, 2018
Test your knowledge: Minnesota’s largest trivia company comes to Spiral Brewery
HASTINGS -- Grab your favorite know-it-all friends and grab a table. Trivia Mafia has started hosting a weekly trivia night at Spiral Brewery....
November 19, 2018 - 6:00am
November 13, 2018
War and remembrance: Sen. Amy Klobuchar speaks at veterans day event in Cottage Grove
COTTAGE GROVE — Our country's military veterans deserve more than just our thanks, DFL Sen. Amy Klobuchar told a capacity crowd in the...
November 13, 2018 - 2:10pm
November 8, 2018
Special exhibit of early 20th century fashion
Dresses, clothing and accessories from the Washington County Historical Society collections will be on view for the first time at the Warden's...
November 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
Informational meeting on being a licensed child care provider set for Nov. 15
Washington County residents interested in becoming a licensed child care provider may take the first step and attend a free orientation 1-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. Meetings are in the lower level Conference Room 14 in the Washington County Government Center, 14949 N. 62nd St.,...
November 8, 2018 - 5:00am
November 1, 2018
Guided morning bird hike Nov. 10 at Big Marine Park
A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout Washington County Parks continues. The next hike will be 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Big Marine Park Reserve. Learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home and contribute to citizen science data collection by completing...
November 1, 2018 - 12:00pm