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Newport passes budget
New homes help lessen tax bite in Cottage Grove
Minnesota AG sues Virginia tax debt settlement company
2019 tax season likely won’t be too messy after all. But Minnesota’s code may still need a rewrite
Minnesota economy chugs on, but slowdown on the horizon
crime and courts
Girls Hockey: Parks wins rivalry game, East Ridge wins big on road
Girls Basketball: East Ridge wins conference game as Park, New Life Academy fall
Boys Basketball: New Life Academy wins big on Tuesday night
Wrestling: East Ridge goes 1-1 on Thursday night
Gymnastics: East Ridge wins in-town rivalry over Woodbury
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
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE SALE: Roundpoint Mortgage Servicing Corp v. Susan Schuler
FORECLOSURE SALE: U.S Bank N.A. v. Suzanne Ross
FORECLOSURE SALE: US Bank Natl Assoc. v Jay Kortus
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: Public Hearing-Wayne and Angi Butt
Notice of Sale Postponement: Scott and Lynn Zurn
Spa chain comes to Woodbury; open house is tonight
What about those gift cards? Billions of dollars of cards go unused
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
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Bonnie Lou Berg Proesch
Robert L. Shay
Sandra J. Grochow
Dwane E. Dimick
Stan Lee Flum
Maci Joy Knuuttila
Janice and Rodger Pereyra
Tina Folch for House Representative
Throwing Away $122 Million of Our
Despite Family Threats, Denny McNamara Stood Up For Us
Letter: Reauthorize funding for conservation initiatives
Kuemmel's Corner: It was a Hall of Fame weekend for Park athletics
Column: Develop a more effective flu vaccine
Viewpoint: This holiday season, remember our isolated and lonely friends and neighbors
Editorial: Don't be skating on thin ice
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March 1, 2018
Viewpoint: Ensuring 3M settlement funds stay in our communities
Last week, the State of Minnesota announced it had reached an $850 million settlement with 3M regarding water contaminated with perfluorocarbons...
March 1, 2018 - 7:49am
February 18, 2018
Viewpoint: Don't blame deputy registrars for MNLARS
Not long ago, I discussed the problems surrounding Minnesota's new licensing and registration system, MNLARS. This new computer program is supposed...
February 18, 2018 - 7:49am
January 20, 2018
Viewpoint: 2017 was a year of 'watermark' accomplishments for Cottage Grove
As a community service, I enjoy providing an annual "Year in Review" detailing the City's achievements: Public Safety
January 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
December 15, 2017
Rep. Tony Jurgens viewpoint: Investigating water pollution lawsuit
Is our water safe to drink? It's a question that is asked every time a new report is issued citing that industrial chemicals have been found...
December 15, 2017 - 11:00am
November 8, 2017
Viewpoint: With REAL ID extension granted, next fix must be MNLARS
We received some good news recently when the federal government granted Minnesota a REAL ID extension until October 2018. Last session, we approved...
November 8, 2017 - 8:00pm
May 31, 2017
Viewpoint: Newport deserves better than Lund
Newport is one of the oldest Minnesota settlements on the Mississippi River, and, during its long history, the community has underwent many challenges and changes. Growing from a small, frontier river village into a railroad stop and major highway transportation hub for the entire...
May 31, 2017 - 4:27pm
May 12, 2017
Watershed District recruits 10 water stewards
When Jack MacKenzie was a golf course superintendent, he never had time to take care of his own lawn at home. The long hours of the job also left little time for hobbies he enjoys like camping up north in the Boundary Waters. After a job change, he dove into new projects in his local...
May 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 18, 2016
Viewpoint: Extensive power in a presidential pardon
Pardons are like many governmental actions. Those who agree with them believe they represent a wise use of presidential authority. Those who disagree often believe that they represent an abuse of power.
December 18, 2016 - 8:00am
June 16, 2013
Dan Schoen Viewpoint: DFL delivered fairness, progress, transparency
I have great respect for my colleague, Rep. Denny McNamara, but the viewpoint he wrote for this newspaper ("'Tax the rich' means 'tax everyone,'" May 15) jumped the gun. The tax bill he criticized was still in the formative stage, and one of the things I learned is legislation is...
June 16, 2013 - 7:58am
June 15, 2013
Myron Bailey Viewpoint: River Oaks is important community amenity
A Bulletin story published on May 29 ("River Oaks finances in the rough") may have raised some questions about the future of the River Oaks Golf Course in that we are currently conducting a review of our business operations. River Oaks is a highly rated and respected operation offering...
June 15, 2013 - 7:50am
June 13, 2013
Judy Spooner Viewpoint: There are unexpected turns in search for perfect Strawberry Fest Top Chef Contest dish
This time of the year, our daughter Margie is submerged in all things strawberry as all local cooks should be doing to get ready for the Top Chef Contest during Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest. The best part of the contest is at the end when everyone in the audience is invited to taste...
June 13, 2013 - 8:45am
June 9, 2013
Katie Sieben Viewpoint: A balanced budget with a lasting impact
The 2013 legislative session wrapped up on time last month with the passage of a balanced budget package that responsibly erases the state's $627 million deficit and makes long-overdue investments in education, job growth and stronger communities. After a decade of near-constant...
June 9, 2013 - 8:57am
June 2, 2013
Judy Spooner Viewpoint: Prepare for the memorable and the unexpected when planning vacation
When asked what they remember from a vacation, most people recall a humorous story or something that went wrong. Although you loved the Rocky Mountains or that Broadway show, at the top of your list will be the time you had a flat tire and ended up having a wonderful meal at an out-of-the-way...
June 2, 2013 - 1:32pm
June 1, 2013
James Neuenfeldt Viewpoint: Make this summer a safe one
Hopefully, the summer season is finally here. This means you can open your windows, let some fresh air in, do some yard work, enjoy walks, bike riding, and enjoy many other outdoor activities. The kids are out of school which means more outside activities and more free time for them...
June 1, 2013 - 1:30pm
May 26, 2013
Cottage Grove resident writes Memorial Day poem
Memorial Day poem As we gather here today To pray our special way Let us forever remember What our heroes had to pay Most of them were very young Who gave to us their all With dreams and hopes of future days As their loved ones still recall But they fell upon the...
May 26, 2013 - 4:12pm