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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
Gymnastics: Raptors take seventh at team state
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
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
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Hugh D. "Doug" Carroll Jr., 81
Hollis "Luke" Lucas, 87
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
November 2, 2012
Deadline nears as developer scrambles to save Cottage Grove Home Depot redevelopment
A commercial developer is scrambling to save a plan to redevelop Cottage Grove's largest vacant retail property. Stonehenge USA, the development...
November 2, 2012 - 10:18pm
October 23, 2012
Grey Cloud Island Town Board says 'boo' to paranormal investigation
Grey Cloud Island Town Board members nixed an offer to investigate whether there are spirits in the township cemetery. Cory Miller, director of Twin Cities Paranormal Investigations, said the company wants to film a documentary to determine the validity of a story about 12 nuns...
October 23, 2012 - 4:50pm
October 16, 2012
Cottage Grove foreclosure rate still high but trending downward
The rate of home foreclosures in Cottage Grove is slowing, city officials have said, a positive sign in a local housing market that has been battered since 2007. From January through July -- the latest figures available -- the city had identified 95 new home foreclosures in 2012....
October 16, 2012 - 11:57am
Franken emphasizes jobs at Renewal in Cottage Grove, literacy at Crestview
October 16, 2012 - 9:38am
October 15, 2012
Franken to tour Cottage Grove schools and manufacturer Monday
U.S. Sen. Al Franken will tour two Cottage Grove school programs and a window manufacturer on Monday, a day after he visited town to support DFL candidate. Franken will visit Crestview Elementary School Monday afternoon to learn about its literacy programs and Nuevas Fronteras to...
October 15, 2012 - 10:46am
October 11, 2012
3M moves forward with manufacturing building addition at Cottage Grove facility
3M will build a large addition to a manufacturing building at its facility along the Mississippi River in south Cottage Grove. The company last week received Cottage Grove City Council approval for a needed variance for the 89-foot-high, 93,500-square-foot addition to Building 1...
October 11, 2012 - 12:11pm
October 9, 2012
Cottage View Drive-In to play its last movies this weekend in Cottage Grove
This is it, drive-in fans. The Cottage View Drive-In will play its final movies this weekend. The drive-in will show films on Friday and Saturday,...
October 9, 2012 - 11:09am
October 8, 2012
Liquor license approved for soon-to-open Famous Dave's in Cottage Grove
The Cottage Grove City Council has approved an on-sale liquor license for a soon-to-open Famous Dave's barbecue restaurant. Approval last week of the license to sell beer and liquor on-site was the restaurant's final hurdle at Cottage Grove City Hall.
October 8, 2012 - 3:16pm
September 27, 2012
Hundreds turn out to bid farewell to Cottage View Drive-in (W/VIDEO)
In many ways, the Cottage View Drive-In farewell celebration felt like the theater's early days some four decades ago. Hundreds of people turned...
September 27, 2012 - 9:50pm
Cottage Grove native part of Washington County's Farm Family of 2012
Gary and Lori Swanson's farm in Afton embodies the "family farm." Gary Swanson spent his childhood on the farm, which his family bought in...
September 27, 2012 - 3:57pm
Mural artist's latest work on St. Paul Park building
Richard Hubal leaves his art on public display everywhere he works. He has no easel or canvas and the pictures can't be seen in art galleries...
September 27, 2012 - 2:23pm
September 25, 2012
Habitat for Humanity plans three-year Cottage Grove townhome project
Cottage Grove's location makes it ideal for an affordable housing project. That's the assessment of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, which...
September 25, 2012 - 3:28pm
Cottage Grove to celebrate Cottage View Drive-In at Thursday farewell party
After almost five decades of summer nights under the stars at the Cottage View Drive-In, the city of Cottage Grove will hold a farewell party...
September 25, 2012 - 7:33am
September 22, 2012
Hope Glen in Cottage Grove to rent out for weddings, events
It should have occurred to Michael and Paula Bushilla that good things would happen to them because the historic farm they own is called "Hope...
September 22, 2012 - 8:41am
September 21, 2012
Afton celebrates 34th-annual Art in the Park this weekend
The 34th-annual Art in the Park, sponsored by the Afton Area Business Association, will be Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22.-23, in Afton's Old Village. Roughly 70 to 80 art vendors will set up around Afton's Town Square Park selling a variety of items including jewelry, stained glass,...
September 21, 2012 - 6:06am