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The Cottage Grove City Council approved the first step toward implementing a possible 0.5% local option sales tax (LOST) at the Jan. 18 council meeti...
January 25, 2023
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SPELLING BEE Time BY BEA WESTERBERG “That grand old poem called Winter”. Henry David Thoreau Thank you mother nature for recovering...
January 25, 2023
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The dam has broken Last week, House Democrats pushed through the most radical abor tion bill in America, putting our state on par with just seven...
January 25, 2023
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SPELLING BEE Time BY BEA WESTERBERG “Snowflakes are pretty patterns etched in water’s dreams”. Anthony I. Hincks I think we can giv...
January 18, 2023
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Coming in for note from 1993, a community forum had been planned to discuss the effects of growth in District 833 schools. The forum scheduled for Tu...
January 18, 2023
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PART 2 Over and done, but still left to run. Here’s what happened on the latter half of last year’s trip around the Sun: JULY July 7, 2022 A serie...
January 11, 2023
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Newly-elected and re-elected Washington County officials took oaths of office prior to the Jan. 3 Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting. ...
January 11, 2023
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David Jovet, 53, Cottage Grove, was charged Jan. 6 with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, gross misdemeanor 2nd degree driving while...
January 11, 2023
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A retired minister and his wife had never owned a house. They had spent all their married lives living in housing provided by churches. At age 65 they...
January 25, 2023
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To the editor: A few months ago, Minnesota voters determined that the DFL deserved to lead in St. Paul, giving them the House, the Senate, and the Go...
January 25, 2023
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We are blessed with several civic organizations that provide various services to our communities. From Lions to Rotary, Knights of Columbus to clubs ...
January 25, 2023
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LEGISLATIVE Update BY STATE REP. SHANE HUDELLA 2023 Session is underway January 3 served as ‘Opening Day’ at the State Capitol, and I was h...
January 18, 2023
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COLLEGE Notes Local students named to Dean’s List St. Cloud State University has announced the names of more than 1,100 students whose academi...
January 18, 2023
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There is much talk of the historic surplus now in the hands of Minnesota’s government. And there should be talk, as it represents a figure roughly equ...
January 18, 2023
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It was suggested by a reader who enjoys staying in the house during this time of year that the focus should be changed for this feature to review thin...
January 18, 2023
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COLLEGE Notes Local student named to Dean’s List at UW-Superior The following students have been named to the University of Wisconsin-Super...
January 18, 2023
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SPELLING BEE Time BY BEA WESTERBERG “Celebrate endings-for they present new beginnings”. Jonathan Lockwood Huie Okay, who is the pe...
January 11, 2023
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MY View BY JOHN McLOONE Feeling winter’s pain There was one driver I saw in my journeys last week who I really identified with. I felt hi...
January 11, 2023
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Lately I’ve been interested in happiness - scientifically speaking, of course. That sounds counterintuitive, oxymoronic even. How can the cut and dri...
January 11, 2023
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The risk of catching COVID-19 in Washington County at this time is rated Medium, per the State Department of Health. Those at high risk of getting ver...
January 11, 2023
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Calling it “an odd place to find a cemetery,” staff writer Judy Spooner nonetheless highlightedAtkinson Cemetery, located on Point Douglas Road, near...
January 11, 2023
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We have given props to a multitude of restaurants in the area to check out while “Out and About.” We have talked about nearly every mom-and-pop gift s...
January 11, 2023
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PART 1 It came, brought change, and is now given way to a new year. As such, we bring you the 2022 ‘Year in Review’ for Cottage Grove. JANUARY J...
January 4, 2023
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Dustin Spencer Casey, 49, Saint Paul Park, was charged Dec. 28 with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle resulting in substantial bodily...
January 4, 2023
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SPELLING BEE Time BY BEA WESTERBERG “Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right”. Oprah Winfrey Greetings in 2023 ...
January 4, 2023
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MY View BY JOHN McLOONE In a roundabout way When are we going to have enough roundabouts? I kind of think those who engineer roadways ...
January 4, 2023
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Card of Thanks We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to all our neighbors and friends, who so kindly assisted us in our recent affliction, the de...
January 4, 2023
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you Love yourself so can love others You can lose about one pound a week if you try. If you don’t try you won’t lose any. If you need to sa...
January 4, 2023
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When people see you hurting they want to make it better — to make you better. It’s a kind and compassionate approach to life. I appreciate that. ...
January 4, 2023