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September 12, 2017
Bonding committee stops for HERO Center visit in Cottage Grove
The HERO (health and emergency response occupations) Center may be one step closer to a reality after the House Capital Investment Committee...
September 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
September 8, 2017
Updated: Washington County to reopen two Cottage Grove roads ahead of schedule
Drivers, you may exhale now. Washington County project planners are reopening two key roads in Cottage Grove ahead of schedule. September 9,...
September 8, 2017 - 7:27pm
September 6, 2017
Roundabout contract awarded for Hinton/70th in Cottage Grove
Planning is set to begin later this year for construction of a roundabout at Hinton Avenue and 70th Street in Cottage Grove.
September 6, 2017 - 8:45am
September 5, 2017
Community solar garden planned on Aggregate land in Grey Cloud Island Township
A solar garden is in the works near an Aggregate Industries mining site. The proposed solar garden will take less than 10 acres of that area....
September 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
September 1, 2017
Neitz steps in as new Eagles manager at Cottage Grove's River Oaks Golf Course
The city is hoping new Eagles Bar and Grill manager Dennis Neitz will help turn things around at River Oaks. Neitz has worked at facilities similar...
September 1, 2017 - 8:30am
August 21, 2017
Washington County considers largest levy hike in nearly decade
The Washington County 2018 budget could include the biggest property tax hike in nearly 10 years. A proposed $102.7 million levy would add about...
August 21, 2017 - 4:30pm
August 17, 2017
Red Bulls get deployment notice
More than 500 National Guard soldiers will start training for a yearlong deployment to southwest Asia starting fall 2018 following a preliminary announcement Monday, Aug. 14. Among the soldiers are 14 from Rosemount, 12 from Farmington, nine from Woodbury and two from Red Wing. Lt....
August 17, 2017 - 9:59am
Cottage Grove adds 'Swap Spot' for safe exchanges
Public safety has added an extra layer of protection to public swapping. A sign was added Aug. 2 to the City Hall parking lot to give residents...
August 17, 2017 - 8:30am
August 11, 2017
Cottage Grove ambulance, building inspector included in planned 3 percent levy increase
Cottage Grove's 2018 levy will fund public safety equipment and a full-time building inspector. City council members decided early on in the...
August 11, 2017 - 8:30am
August 5, 2017
Refinery road in St. Paul Park to get a redo
The deep tracks on St. Paul Park Road at the intersection with Summit Avenue will soon be a distant memory. St. Paul Park, Washington County and the St. Paul Park refinery have agreed to split costs for the repairs.
August 5, 2017 - 8:30am
August 4, 2017
St. Croix Crossing dedicated in ribbon cutting
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, (left) and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker helped Evie Kozlowski, 7, cut the ribbon at a ceremony Aug. 2 for the St....
August 4, 2017 - 10:09am
August 3, 2017
Proposed 3 percent levy hike includes new employees for Cottage Grove
The city council has decided a 3 percent increase to the levy is all the higher they'll go. Requests made by the parks and public works departments at a budget workshop July 26 will all likely be funded.
August 3, 2017 - 4:30pm
Newport development proposes nearly 200 homes
Preliminary plans for the Catherine Drive development project propose about 200 homes between La and Ria lakes by The Golden Valley Land Company....
August 3, 2017 - 1:48pm
July 28, 2017
Minnesota senators look ahead on health care
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's two U.S. senators, both Democrats, are ending the week much like they started it: urging Republicans to work with...
July 28, 2017 - 12:08pm
July 27, 2017
Five new officers join Cottage Grove Police Department
The Cottage Grove Police Department is now up five new officers: Brian Thomas, Brandyn Graff, Justin Pierre, Alec Bobick and Andrew Ronning.
July 27, 2017 - 4:00pm