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Area school closings for Feb. 20, 2019
Cottage Growth: Mayor touts new homes, businesses in annual address
County joins national initiative to reduce jail bookings, connect mentally ill inmates to help
New Life Academy takes second in One Act sections
Woodbury dentist faces arson charge following Bass Lake fire
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Nordic Skiing: PWER, Math and Science Academy send skiers to state meet
Boys Hockey: East Ridge, Park receive seeds for section tournament
Alpine Skiing: PWER shows strong runs in the state meet
Wrestling: East Ridge advances to state as a team for first time in program history
Gymnastics: East Ridge heads to state as a team, Park and East Ridge send individuals to state
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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CLOSE BOOKS 2018
FORECLOSURE SALE: Lisa and Albert Pietruszewski
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: Public Hearing 03/06/19
Sayer Law Group: Summons-Freedom Mortgage Corp v. Kenneth and Kathy Smart
Assumed Name Notices: Personal Touch Crafts
Hastings pub hosts unique games, events for guests
HUDSON CHEERS PABLO
Minnesota debuts new ‘True North’ tourism campaign
Foss Swim School in Woodbury to move to larger space
Newport Collision Center under new ownership
Place a Business Announcement
James W. "Jim" Cran
Delores Rose Perron
Willard L. Nelson
Maci Joy Knuuttila
Janice and Rodger Pereyra
Tina Folch for House Representative
Throwing Away $122 Million of Our
Editorial: Constitutional crisis is true national emergency
Letter: Clearing the air on landfill cleanup
Viewpoint: Big challenges ahead
Kuemmel's Corner: The excellence of fine arts
Editorial: Don't be so quick to plow ahead
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September 5, 2018
3M working groups set planning, implementation timeline
A little over a year from now, east metro residents can expect to see a plan for drinking water free of perfluorochemicals in their communit...
September 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
July 22, 2018
3M settlement groups hold inaugural meetings
COTTAGE GROVE — On a wet, rainy summer day, the 3M settlement working groups sat down together for the first time to start brainstorming...
July 22, 2018 - 6:00am
June 27, 2018
St. Paul Park opts for temporary GAC filtration
ST. PAUL PARK — After a lengthy engineering study, the city is moving forward with granular-activated carbon (GAC) filtration for temporary...
June 27, 2018 - 1:20pm
June 22, 2018
St. Paul Park discusses PFC solutions
ST. PAUL PARK — Residents gathered at an open house regarding water quality June 13. A year's worth of Department of Health testing showed...
June 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 12, 2018
St. Paul Park urges water conservation in light of new well test
The city of St. Paul Park will be shutting off the second of three municipal wells and imposing watering restrictions in light of new test results...
June 12, 2018 - 8:48am
May 10, 2018
Mississippi, Lake Elmo flagged for PFCs in fish
WASHINGTON COUNTY — Just over a week short of the Minnesota fishing opener, the Minnesota Department of Health is advised anglers to not...
May 10, 2018 - 6:21pm
April 4, 2018
Lake Elmo's well closure not a sign of things to come
WASHINGTON COUNTY — Though perfluorochemical levels in one Lake Elmo well forced the city to take it offline, south Washington County communities...
April 4, 2018 - 6:25pm
March 29, 2018
St. Paul Park considers PFC mitigation options as two wells slip above health-based values
ST. PAUL PARK — St. Paul Park is determining how to deal with perfluorochemicals in drinking water, now that another municipal well is...
March 29, 2018 - 9:48am
February 8, 2018
New MDH analysis finds east metro rates no higher in cancer, low birth rates
New analyses of birth outcomes and rates of cancer in south Washington County released by the Minnesota Department of Health this week show that...
February 8, 2018 - 1:25pm
September 21, 2017
Cottage Grove watering ban cuts deep into city revenue, water usage
The summer watering ban put city about $220,000 behind on water revenues, but saved over 100 million gallons of water. For 10 weeks, Cottage...
September 21, 2017 - 3:09pm
July 26, 2017
3M fights footing the water bill
The city is ensuring residents they will not have to pay for perfluorochemical remediation in light of 3M's dispute over whether they are responsible...
July 26, 2017 - 9:14am
July 19, 2017
More factors to Cottage Grove water drinkability than PFOAs
The Cottage Grove water supply has been under intense scrutiny in recent past months as new state-recommended perfluorochemical values triggered...
July 19, 2017 - 9:39am
July 12, 2017
PFC research started long before water ban
The decision to lower recommended perfluorochemical levels in drinking water, enact a watering ban in Cottage Grove and take several municipal...
July 12, 2017 - 8:15am
June 27, 2017
Cottage Grove to tap new well early due to watering ban
A new municipal well is set to be up and running by next May. Cottage Grove has had a 12th well in its capital improvement plan for several years,...
June 27, 2017 - 9:14am
June 20, 2017
Big bill for 3M in Cottage Grove PFC remediation; company denies some responsibility
The cost of drinkable water in Cottage Grove keeps increasing — but only for 3M Co. Costs keep racking up for perfluorochemical mitigation...
June 20, 2017 - 3:13pm