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East Ridge third-graders win championship at Hastings
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A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
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January 16, 2018
East Ridge, Park announce ExCEL award nominees
South Washington County Schools announced the following students have been nominated to represent their school for the MSHSL ExCEL award. ExCEL — Excellence in Community, Education, and Leadership — is a recognition program for Minnesota high school juniors who are active...
January 16, 2018 - 8:00pm
Allwine jury selection begins
Jury selection for the trial of a Cottage Grove man accused of murdering his wife began today. A grand jury indicted Stephen Allwine, 44, in...
January 16, 2018 - 3:25pm
January 13, 2018
Pine Hill students top donor list for fourth straight year
It's the most they can do. Last month, District 833 schools collected 21,253 groceries and toiletries for 10 Days of Giving, the annual charity...
January 13, 2018 - 7:49am
January 11, 2018
Freeze warning: Tips for preventing frozen pipes
A streak of subzero temperatures has given plumber Keith Nelson about as much frozen pipe repair as he can handle. “I’m ready for a break,”...
January 11, 2018 - 8:20pm
Officials grapple with increasing reports of coyote sightings
Tracy Reitman has listened to coyote calls just about every night for more than a decade. She grew accustomed to the sounds of wildlife, including...
January 11, 2018 - 1:20pm
January 7, 2018
It comes in threes: Grandmother, grandson and great-grandson celebrate 19th birthdays
Judy Sturgill waited until Christmas to receive her birthday gift: a photo of with her grandson and great-grandson, all three of whom turned...
January 7, 2018 - 7:49am
January 4, 2018
Defense keys Park girls to two tourney wins
Park went into the Bemidji Invite allowing an average of just 42.7 points a game. The Wolfpack girls did the defense even better Wednesday and...
January 4, 2018 - 1:09pm
December 25, 2017
'Theatre for social change'
Middle school can be a tough time to navigate changing friendships. Tim Hofmann, principal at Cottage Grove Middle School, said most disciplinary...
December 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
December 22, 2017
10 Days of Giving
Students in District 833 schools collected over 21,000 items for "10 Days of Giving," the annual charity drive sponsored by Merchants Bank and...
December 22, 2017 - 7:49am
December 4, 2017
Amid sexual misconduct allegations, state Sen. Dan Schoen formally resigns, wants to stay a Cottage Grove cop
ST. PAUL — Dan Schoen is ready to turn in his Washington County lawmaker credentials, but not his gun and badge. Faced with allegations of...
December 4, 2017 - 6:12pm
November 29, 2017
Hastings council member Tina Folch to run for MN House seat
Hastings City Council member Tina Folch is running for a Minnesota House seat. Folch will run as a DFLer in House District 54B next year. She's...
November 29, 2017 - 10:12am
November 26, 2017
Stage dive: Park High School's fall play 'Metamorphoses' goes deep
When Tracy Caponigri says "Everybody out of the pool!" she's not working as a lifeguard. She's a theater director at Park High School. The English...
November 26, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 17, 2017
Cottage Grove man sentenced for raping teen girl in Woodbury
A Cottage Grove man will spend about a month in jail for raping a 14-year-old girl with two others in 2016. Parker Cole Jarvis Running, 18,...
November 17, 2017 - 7:42pm
November 10, 2017
Sexual harassment allegations against Sen. Schoen, Rep. Cornish erupt at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL --The national phenomenon of women alleging sexual harassment by men in power erupted in the Minnesota Capitol, following allegations...
November 10, 2017 - 9:57am
November 9, 2017
Sen. Dan Schoen pulled from streets as police officer in light of sexual harassment allegations
State Sen. Dan Schoen has been taken off the streets as a Cottage Grove police officer for the foreseeable future amid sexual harassment allegations...
November 9, 2017 - 1:25pm