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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
New events added as Cottage Grove launches 2016 Strawberry Fest
The Strawberry Fest Marketplace, Bingo and Acme Magic Shows are the top new attractions at this year’s annual event.
June 16, 2016 - 9:02am
June 14, 2016
Strawberry Fest Medallion Hunt Clue No. 2
The Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Medallion Hunt continues today with up to $300 on the line. The medallion hunt is co-sponsored by the South...
June 14, 2016 - 9:00am
June 13, 2016
Strawberry Fest Medallion Hunt Clue No. 1
The Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Medallion Hunt has started and there is up to $300 on the line.
June 13, 2016 - 9:00am
June 12, 2016
Strawberry Fest Medallion Hunt begins Monday
It’s time to get your search on. The Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Medallion Hunt starts Monday, June 13, and there is up to $300 on the l...
June 12, 2016 - 5:04pm
May 26, 2016
Entries sought for second annual Films in 5 Festival
Sequels can be dicey propositions, but not when it’s Cottage Grove’s very own film festival. The Cottage Grove Arts Commission is accepting submissions for the second annual Films in 5 Festival, which returns Oct. 1 to the Park High School auditorium. The competition is open to...
May 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
May 2, 2016
Art of relaxation: District 833 Community Education's Gentle Saturday offers variety of classes
Painting was among the many activities at District 833 Community Education’s Gentle Saturday program April 30 at Cottage Grove Middle Scho...
May 2, 2016 - 1:49pm
April 27, 2016
The O.K. chorale: Park High School Theater up to acting, singing tasks in ‘Oklahoma!’
There are worse ways to end a high school theatrical career than with a starring role in “Oklahoma!” Such is the bittersweet scenario for...
April 27, 2016 - 8:00am