Skip to main content
Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
Cottage Grove RE/MAX Professionals honors 10 associates
School District 833 graduation rates reach new high; achievement gap narrows
South Washington County lawmakers on Sunday alcohol sales: Yes, yes, undecided
Minnesota roundup: Two found dead in house fire in NW Minnesota
crime and courts
Girls' Basketball: Park wraps up regular season with a win
Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Park Volleyball: Johnson brings new perspective to Park volleyball
Nordic Skiing: Marien, Schiferl wrap up seasons at state
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
arts and entertainment
ORD NO 2017-2 NP
ORD NO 2017-1 NP
REV BID NEW CG FIRE STATION
PH CG TEFRA ALLINA
CG AUCTION 031517
Hollis "Luke" Lucas, 87
Hugh D. "Doug" Carroll Jr., 81
Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
Superintendent Keith Jacobus viewpoint: 'It takes a village' just as relevant today
Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
Real Estate Showcase
Healthy and quick breakfasts for busy school mornings
Studies have found that children who eat a healthy breakfast have higher energy levels and better learning abilities than similar students who...
January 25, 2012 - 10:13am
Keep the pounds off even after the beach season has come and gone
While that might be human nature, it's also a waste of all that presummer effort. Keeping fit through the winter and into next beach season doesn't...
January 25, 2012 - 10:08am
January 6, 2012
Update: Contaminant found in Pepin Height's Honeycrisp cider
If you have Pepin Heights' Honeycrisp 100 Percent Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, don't drink it if the "use by" date reads Feb. 9. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Pepin Heights Orchards are advising consumers to avoid the cider after department laboratory tests found some...
January 6, 2012 - 3:20pm
November 29, 2011
Participation up for Cottage Grove Thanksgiving 5K fundraiser
An estimated 100 people took part in the second-annual Hale to the Bird 5K on Thanksgiving in Cottage Grove. The run, which started at Hamlet...
November 29, 2011 - 2:45pm
October 15, 2011
Bundled runners line up for Cottage Grove 5K
More than 40 runners bundled up for the annual Cottage Grove 5K race and stroller roll on a brisk Saturday morning at Kingston Park. Racers...
October 15, 2011 - 9:54am
August 11, 2011
Walker with the world and a cause reaches Cottage Grove
Erik Bendl has the world on a string, his dog Nice on a leash and many miles to go. Bendl is using an unconventional approach to raise awareness...
August 11, 2011 - 11:27am
June 3, 2011
Large turnout for 'Relay' in south Washington County
Thousands of people turned out to support the fight against cancer Friday night and into Saturday during the 2011 Relay for Life of South Washington County at East Ridge High School. The event drew a total of 1,477 walkers, making up 130 teams, but many more attended in support of...
June 3, 2011 - 11:45pm
May 18, 2011
Inspired inventor: Cottage Grove girl thinks of invention to help leukemia patients
Sydney Pedersen's class project could make chemotherapy less traumatic for young cancer patients. Sydney had to develop an invention as part...
May 18, 2011 - 7:49am
April 5, 2011
Cottage Grove, YMCA in talks on community center
The city of Cottage Grove and the YMCA are nearing a deal to partner in the operation of a proposed community center in the city, officials said. A city task force that has studied the issue for almost two years is set to deliver its final report to the Cottage Grove City Council...
April 5, 2011 - 4:42pm
February 21, 2011
East Ridge student Haering loses battle with leukemia
Ann Haering's fight has come to an end. The East Ridge High School senior, and Woodbury resident, died Sunday, Feb. 20 after her battle with...
February 21, 2011 - 11:22am
January 6, 2011
Dayton gives mic to Cottage Grove protester
Cottage Grove resident Leon Moe is critical of federal health care expansion and on Wednesday was given a big platform to express that view....
January 6, 2011 - 12:00pm
October 9, 2010
In July, just weeks after she thought she had become cancer-free, Tammy Oberg was told that she had six months to live. The Cottage Grove wife,...
October 9, 2010 - 7:00am
September 23, 2010
Family faces cancer without insurance
When Greg Wilwert won a $100 gift certificate for new glasses from Cottage Grove Eyecare Clinic at a Chamber of Commerce networking event, it seemed it was his lucky day. At the time, though, he had no idea how lucky he was. It was Dr. Trent Cole who during his eye exam in May urged...
September 23, 2010 - 7:57am
September 8, 2010
After illness, new life
Before Rebecca Eckes went in this spring for what her family hoped would be the last of many surgeries, she, her husband Shane and their five kids drove to Florida to enjoy the beach and a day in Disney World. It was a step toward normalcy, Eckes said, as was her March reconstructive...
September 8, 2010 - 7:55am
August 31, 2010
Report: PFCs unlikely to harm health
The Minnesota Department of Health says drinking east metro water contaminated with 3M-manufactured perfluorochemicals is unlikely to cause adverse health conditions in humans. PFCs were released into groundwater from 3M disposal sites in Cottage Grove, Oakdale, Lake Elmo and Woodbury,...
August 31, 2010 - 5:13pm