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High winds knocked over scaffolding on the G-Will Liquors site Thursday. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)

Wind takes out Cottage Grove G-Will Liquors' scaffolding

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Wind gusts upward of 10 miles per hour caused the scaffolding at the construction site of the future G-Will Liquors store in Cottage Grove to come crashing down Thursday.


Cottage Grove police officer Dan Schoen said the incident happened between 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m., when the wind in the area had begun to pick up. 

No one was injured, Schoen said, as crews were not on the job site because of the recent cold weather. 

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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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