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Arts panel in the works for Cottage Grove


With no formal outlet for area artists to foster the growing arts scene in Cottage Grove, city officials decided that a new volunteer commission is warranted.

Earlier this year, area citizens sought direction for the formation of either a city-led or citizen-led arts commission. During the City Council meeting last week, two supporters of the formation of an arts commission said having a formal committee would strengthen the community.

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Emily Buss
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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