Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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South Washington County cities are keeping a cautious eye on the swollen Mississippi River as floodwaters that reached near-record levels last week began to recede. Last week, the National Weather...
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A recent aerial count of the deer population in Newport resulted in the determination that there are too many within city limits. In an attempt to keep the number under...
It’s all hands on deck as employees of the new 177,000-square-foot Walmart Supercenter in Cottage Grove unwrap product and stock shelves in preparation for the grand opening set for March...
Fuel prices in south Washington County vary in comparison to surrounding communities and one local lawmaker wants to change that.
More single-family homes are on the horizon in Cottage Grove.
Road repairs top expense for the coming year.
The developer of the vacant Home Depot site in Cottage Grove has letters of intent in place with various retailers and is soon expected to sign a development agreement with the city.
In an effort to garner support against the cuts to SNAP, U.S. Sen. Al Franken and Rep. Betty McCollum, both Democrats, toured the Friends in Need Food Shelf in St. Paul Park Tuesday and spoke with volunteers and community members.
Cottage Grove resident Laura Devine grew up wanting to be a doctor. Her undergraduate studies at the University of Minnesota led her down the path of physiology and soon into...