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Violist Sam Bergman (left) speaks to District 833 student musicians following a Sept. 15 concert by the Minnesota Orchestra. Their appearance at East Ridge High School   was part of their  Symphonic Adventures for High Schools program. At right is music William Loeffler RiverTown Multimedia
Philharmonic convergence: Minnesota Orchestra performs at East Ridge High School
1 hour 35 min ago
Police: Stranger asked young girl for Cottage Grove home's garage door code
1 hour 58 min ago
September 21, 2017
Denny VanDenBoom of Hudson, Wis. whittles a stick from a maple tree into a wooden flower during last year's Afton's Art in the Park. File photo
Colorful weekend headed to Afton
21 hours 35 min ago
The city is 11 percent behind where water utility revenue would generally be at this time of year. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Cottage Grove watering ban cuts deep into city revenue, water usage
September 21, 2017 - 3:09pm
September 20, 2017
Members of the Fighting Calculators, the robotics team from Woodbury Math & Science Academy (2175, left) celebrate during the East Metro Collaborative Competition Sept. 16 at East Ridge High School. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
A gathering of machines: Robots converge on East Ridge High School for tournament
September 20, 2017 - 5:46pm
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
September 20, 2017 - 11:07am
Authorities work to get leg cuffs on a suspected drunken driver on Sept. 9, 20017, in New Richmond, Wis.. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
September 20, 2017 - 11:06am
The city council is discussing options for future use of the former city pool building and site. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Cottage Grove municipal pool site may be sold, developed
September 20, 2017 - 8:30am
September 18, 2017
There are 48,600 solar panels at the Paynesville Auoroa Solar project site that started generating 10 MWdc of solar power this month. The power generated here is purchased by Xcel Energy. (Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service)
Community solar gardens rise in popularity, except with some neighbors
September 18, 2017 - 8:55am
September 16, 2017
Cottage Grove police reports: Garage graffiti; Clown sighting
September 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 15, 2017
Both drivers were injured in the crash the night of Sept. 14. Photo courtesy of Cottage Grove Public Safety
Driver crossed into oncoming traffic Thursday night in Cottage Grove crash
September 15, 2017 - 3:19pm
Anna Sawyer welds the frame for Fierrbox, a robot designed and built by students on the East Ridge High School Robotics Team. (File photo)
30 high school robotics teams to compete in Woodbury
September 15, 2017 - 8:49am
September 14, 2017
The driver involved in the one vehicle crash suffered only minor injuries. Courtesy of Cottage Grove Public Safety Department
Highway 61 rollover stalls traffic in Cottage Grove
September 14, 2017 - 2:27pm
Top row (from left): Kyle Bracken, Kao Chang and Gary Infante. Bottom row (from left): Mark Kislowski and Mark Priorier. Photos courtesy Washington County Jail
Five men accused of soliciting children for sex in Woodbury
September 14, 2017 - 10:06am
Afton man's 20-year probation in burglary an 'outlier'
September 14, 2017 - 8:00am