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Vandals sprayed graffiti at a number of sites around Cottage Grove, including on the VFW Post 8752 Red Barn. The VFW is offering an award for information about its vandalism. (Submitted photo)

Rewards offered in Cottage Grove vandalism spree

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Police are investigating a string of vandalism on buildings and other property throughout Cottage Grove.

Numerous complaints came in within the past two weeks of graffiti, much of it sprayed with similar color and patterns, police said. It’s believed the incidents are related. Two cash awards have been offered for information.


Graffiti was found at:

-- Park High School, 8040 80th St.

-- The former Home Depot building, 7210 East Point Douglas Road.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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