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A sunny send-off for Cottage View Drive-In sign

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A sign of the times has seen its last days in Cottage Grove as crews on Tuesday dismantled the iconic Cottage View Drive-In sign piece by piece.


Along with the drive-in screen and equipment, the sign is being transported south to the Little Log House Pioneer Village in Hastings.

"It's a little bittersweet to watch the sign go down," drive-in owner Gerry Herringer said while watching roof of the sign detach. "We've had some great memories here. But, this too shall pass."

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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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