from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river, about 225 km (140 mi) long, of southwest Minnesota flowing generally eastward to the Minnesota River.


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  • The campground that Hubert Summerlin was staying at was called Cottonwood Campground and it was only a mile or so up the blacktop road into the park.

    The Dadlands Saloon

  • That had been the start of Johnson farming in Cottonwood County, and back then Sioux Indians were living right in the area and passing through this very same meadow for hunting.


  • Her work has appeared in Cottonwood and has been anthologized in New Territory: Contemporary Indiana Fiction.


  • It happened during an airport open house in Cottonwood, which is about 100 miles north of Front Page

  • This time of year, moose often move into neighborhoods such as Cottonwood, Melody Ranch and Rafter J.


  • However, at treeline (such as Cottonwood Pass, which we often visit), you'll find a low shrubby bush.

    Climate Audit

  • There's also the Cottonwood Farm album, which I did with my sons and my father sings "Red Sails In The Sunset," which is a very sentimental piece.

    Mike Ragogna: SHOF/PBS Chats: Billy Joel, Jimmy Jam, Jimmy Webb, Garth Brooks, Allan Toussaint, Dwight Yoakum, Hal David, Paul Williams...

  • Elven Joe Swisher, 71, of Cottonwood, was convicted last year of wearing unauthorized military medals, presenting false statements and documents to the Department of Veterans Affairs and theft of government funds.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • In 2005, the 71-year-old Cottonwood man was the federal government's star witness in the conviction of north Idaho businessman David Hinkson, who was accused of plotting to kill a federal judge, prosecutor and tax agent.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • But he couldn't prevent the 2008 collapse of Silver State Bank, which dried up credit for Cottonwood Lake Homes and helped drive Wells into bankruptcy.

    In Nevada, it's can't live with Reid or without him


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