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Businesses in a small strip mall along West Point Douglas Road are located next to empty spaces with 'For Rent' signs. Other parts of the West Point Douglas corridor are undeveloped or have buildings that have not attracted buyers. Bulletin photo by Emily Buss

Cottage Grove to give West Point Douglas Road corridor another look

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The troubled, under-utilized and yet highly visible West Point Douglas Road corridor is getting another look from development-minded city officials.


In a recent joint discussion with the city's economic development authority, planning commission and city council, the first steps were taken to once again search for a viable solution to the longstanding problem.

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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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