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Cottage Grove City Administrator Ryan Schroeder (right) and Police Capt. Greg Rinzel appeal to the House Capital Investment Committee for funding for a proposed $20 million public safety training and education center. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)

City seeks up to $20M for HERO center


The city of Cottage Grove is moving forward with plans to seek state aid for an all-inclusive public safety training and education facility.

Last week city officials appealed to the House Capital Investment Committee for full funding of the $20 million project dubbed HERO, a proposition the city is asking be included in the Legislature’s 2014 bonding bill.

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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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