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Community solar gardens rise in popularity, except with some neighbors
Cottage Grove police reports: Garage graffiti; Clown sighting
Driver crossed into oncoming traffic Thursday night in Cottage Grove crash
30 high school robotics teams to compete in Woodbury
Highway 61 rollover stalls traffic in Cottage Grove
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Cross country: Wolfpack earn top-half finish in Anoka
St. Paul Johnson spoils Academy Force home opener
Girls' tennis: Raptors win home tournament
Raptors win second-straight at White Bear Lake
Boys' soccer: Raptors go 1-1 against Woodbury, Wayzata
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
Inhuman being: Woodbury High School grad gets role in Marvel television series
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
Cottage Grove Cemetery association to meet
Newport Fire Department meat raffle set for Sept. 15
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December 8, 2016
Holiday Train makes 14th-annual stop Friday in Cottage Grove
The Friday, Dec. 9, event will mark the Holiday Train's 14th-annual stop in Cottage Grove, and even after that many years it hasn't lost its...
December 8, 2016 - 4:48pm
December 6, 2016
PHOTO GALLERY: See the Cottage Grove holiday lights contest winners and nominees
Nearly a dozen festively decorated homes were entered in the 2016 Cottage Grove Holiday Lights contest.
December 6, 2016 - 12:54pm
November 10, 2016
"The Pajama Game" set to open Friday at Woodbury High School
For its fall musical, the Royal Theatre at Woodbury High School goes back to the 1950s, where labor unrest is brewing at a company in Cedar Rapids,...
November 10, 2016 - 1:20pm
October 13, 2016
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Their new home in St. Paul Park is a boon for Friends in Need Food Shelf. But it’s also more costly than their former location, which was on the nearby Western Refining property. At the new address, the food shelf is paying an estimated $20,000 per year more for utilities, snow...
October 13, 2016 - 10:51am
October 7, 2016
Films in Five Festival gets 'bigger and better'
They still don’t have a cat, but siblings Brad and Kayla Simpson sported Cheshire grins at the Films in Five Festival Saturday. Their aunt,...
October 7, 2016 - 8:31am
October 5, 2016
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
Eleven filmmakers competed for the top prize at the local film competition, which was sponsored by the Cottage Grove Arts Commission. Ann Simpson...
October 5, 2016 - 12:36pm
September 15, 2016
Two local veterans will receive advocacy award Sept. 11
Two local veterans are being honored for their work in tending to the psychic wounds of their comrades on the home front. Marine Staff Sgt....
September 15, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 6, 2016
Holiday Train plans Cottage Grove return
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will make its 14th-annual stop in Cottage Grove Friday, Dec. 9, organizers announced. The festively decorated...
September 6, 2016 - 12:58pm
August 24, 2016
Teen already has several "opening credits" in film career
At 16, Savina Sisneros already has a good start on her film career. Earlier this month, the Cottage Grove teen served on the film crew during...
August 24, 2016 - 3:39pm
August 4, 2016
Theater comedy set to be performed outdoors at City Hall amphiteater
Tracy Birttnen has been on toga detail for the last week or so. As the costumier for Locally Grown Theatre, she’s responsible for draping the...
August 4, 2016 - 3:00am
July 22, 2016
Mary Poppins opens at Merrill Community Arts Center
There will be no animated dancing penguins or flyovers by umbrella-toting child care providers. “Mary Poppins” keeps its feet on the ground...
July 22, 2016 - 11:12am
July 1, 2016
Fourth of July events around south Washington County
Families looking for a way to celebrate the Fourth of July will find a variety of choices in south Washington County.
July 1, 2016 - 7:00am
June 18, 2016
Grand day for a parade at Cottage Grove's Strawberry Fest
There was plenty of heat—but no rain—and lots of floats for Cottage Grove's 2016 Strawberry Fest Grand Parade Saturday morning.
June 18, 2016 - 1:47pm
June 16, 2016
Persistence, experience pays off for Strawberry Fest medallion-finding duo
Matt Koskie and Steven Sanftner searched numerous Cottage Grove parks this week before a fourth clue in the Strawberry Fest Medallion Hunt led...
June 16, 2016 - 11:28am
Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest events schedule
Full list of events for Cottage Grove's 2016 Strawberry Fest: Thursday, June 16 Strawberries for sale, Information Booth—Sponsored by Afton...
June 16, 2016 - 9:12am