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National Karate moves to larger space
Dog euthanized after ‘horrific’ attack at Cottage Grove park
Newport to pursue Verizon tower
Man arrested in Afton in possible hostage situation
2017 plans include road work around Cottage Grove
crime and courts
Girls soccer: Raptors knock off No. 9 Eastview
Coyotes triumph, take home league championship
Ragnar Relay sends thousands of runners through Cottage Grove
Eggert finally lives out childhood dream
Raptors dynamic duo shines at next level
Teen already has several "opening credits" in film career
Heritage Days draws crowds with new and old attractions
St. Paul Park Heritage Days parade
More visible location boosts numbers at weekly car show
Garelicks to be Heritage Days parade grand marshals
arts and entertainment
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Georgia M. Christenson, 67
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Melroy Englert, 76
Karen A. Blau, 58
Delores L. Burgmeier, 83
Letter to the editor: Enjoyed teaching driver's ed
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove positions River Oaks Golf Course for future success
Viewpoint: Find creepy crawlies in Cottage Grove
Letter to the editor: Concerned about River Oaks plan
Letter to the editor: Supper club a ‘poor idea’
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May 23, 2016
Tick tock, tick tock: The Legislature's chaotic final minutes
Shouts, desperate attempts to make last-minute changes and general chaos ended late Sunday attempts to increase Minnesota transportation and...
May 23, 2016 - 7:47am
Transportation, bonding fail at end of Minnesota Legislature
Minnesota legislators came to St. Paul with hopes to pass a good many bills, but they failed to approve two major issues, transportation and...
May 23, 2016 - 7:40am
May 21, 2016
Parks, libraries score high in Washington County survey
Washington County residents say they enjoy an exceptional quality of life, but rapid growth of the suburban county is a leading concern, and...
May 21, 2016 - 11:49am
May 20, 2016
County, state work to find safer route to Cottage Grove Elementary School
Getting to school by foot or bike might get easier for some Cottage Grove students, thanks to a Washington County project. The county was selected to conduct a pilot program for the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program. Cottage Grove Elementary...
May 20, 2016 - 8:00am
May 15, 2016
Washington County conducts staff security training
Washington County is implementing a large-scale security training program in all county offices. The county’s security training is based on the national security training program that goes by the acronym ALICE — for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate — and is being led...
May 15, 2016 - 8:00am
May 13, 2016
Washington County eyes higher levy increase in 2017
Washington County may raise its property tax levy in 2017, higher than the 3.49-percent increases of the past two years. The county budget is based on principles including focusing spending on core functions, not relying on one-time funding for ongoing costs and making strategic investments...
May 13, 2016 - 8:00am
May 11, 2016
A place to call home: Senior housing complex gets OK in Cottage Grove
A new senior housing development is well on its way to building in Cottage Grove. Plymouth-based Dominium is planning a 184-unit apartment...
May 11, 2016 - 9:33am
May 6, 2016
Minnesota Legislature path forward unclear after bonding defeat
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is in limbo after Thursday's narrow defeat of a major issue on the table this year. "I think for those...
May 6, 2016 - 8:08am
April 30, 2016
Rumpca recognized in St. Paul Park
St. Paul Park honored Brian Rumpca, assistant public works supervisor, for his 20th anniversary with the city. Mayor Keith Franke presented Rumpca with a plaque at the April 18 meeting, thanking him for his two decades working with St. Paul Park. Rumpca started with the city on...
April 30, 2016 - 8:00am
April 29, 2016
Cottage Grove OK's environmental commission member
The Cottage Grove City Council appointed Mark Bender to the city’s Environmental Commission. Bender works for the Minnesota Department of Health and also is the caretaker for Dodge Nature Center’s Shepard-Otis farmstead in Cottage Grove. His term runs until Feb. 28, 2018. Bender’s...
April 29, 2016 - 9:00am
April 28, 2016
Sustainable City Awards go to district, resident
Cottage Grove recognized solar panel and recycling projects as winners of its 2016 Sustainable City Award. Resident Sherry Holtmeyer was the winner in the residential category. She installed solar panels on her home last summer with the help of the Made in Minnesota solar incentive...
April 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
April 27, 2016
Cottage Grove makes progress on HERO Center plans
Plans continue on a public safety training facility in Cottage Grove years in the works. The project was earmarked for state funding, and last week the City Council took action needed to get the $1.46 million for pre-design and design work on the HERO Center. The HERO Center would...
April 27, 2016 - 9:00am
April 25, 2016
Separation agreement coming for River Oaks staffer
A separation agreement for the food and beverage manager for River Oaks Golf Course will come before the Cottage Grove City Council next month.The council held a closed-door performance evaluation for Sue O’Connell on April 20, then voted to authorize the preparation of a separation...
April 25, 2016 - 1:13pm
April 22, 2016
Bill presumes first responders’ PTSD caused by work
The bill introduced last week would make a first responder’s diagnosed mental impairment of post-traumatic stress disorder presumptively caused by work.
April 22, 2016 - 4:53pm
April 14, 2016
East Metro Strong members appointed
Cottage Grove was accepted into East Metro Strong last month and named its members to the organization’s board and technical advisory committee. East Metro Strong is a public-private partnership, aiming to bring “more and better transit investment” to the east metro area and...
April 14, 2016 - 4:00pm