Weather Forecast


Monster Bash Halloween parade, costume contest Oct. 24

Cottage Grove's Monster Bash Halloween parade and costume contest will take place on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Parade line-up will begin at 8:30 a.m. at District 833 Service Center parking lot, at 7362 East Point Douglas Road, across from McDonald's. Floats and units will be judged at 10:30 a.m. with the parade stepping out at 11 a.m. The parade will move south along East Point Douglas Road to the District Program Center.

The costume contest -- new for this year -- will be held at the Program Center after the parade for youth, ages to 12 years.

Also new this year, the Cottage Grove Lions Club will be selling food at the Program Center parking lot.

To register your float or unit, go to the city Web site,, to download an application. The entry fee is $15. For details, call Sue Shea at (651) 768-8629.

Trophies will be awarded Most Creative, Halloween Spirit and Best Non-motorized Group.