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Liberty keeps it local: Family business keeps on growing
Oasis lifestyle: Sheppard busy as a chiropractor, new Chamber president
Minnesota Senate District 54 candidate Q/A: Leilani Holmstadt
Minnesota Senate District 54 candidate Q/A: Dan Schoen
Minnesota House District 54B candidate Q/A: Don Slaten
crime and courts
Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
Girls Soccer: Bunnell, Raptors break out in section championship game
Girls Tennis: Schurhamer team advances to section finals
Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
arts and entertainment
ACCU TEST GREY CLOUD
ORDINANCE NO. 970
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Connie Courtade, 75
Nadine Strong, 85
Jane Crowell, 97
Diane A. Sherman, 79
Viewpoint: Friends in Need gets ready for 2016 holiday season
Letter to the editor: Jurgens promises to work for us
Letter to the editor: Lund: I stand by comments at forum
Letter to the editor: Peterson has courage, work ethic to get job done
Letter to the editor: Jurgens would be excellent leader
Real Estate Showcase
July 11, 2016
Cottage Grove considers food truck regulations
Cottage Grove economic development officials are considering how to regulate food trucks, brew pubs, breweries, taprooms, wineries and distilleries.
July 11, 2016 - 9:00am
July 6, 2016
Renewal by Andersen completes Cottage Grove expansion, plans to add 200 jobs
Renewal by Andersen has completed an expansion in the Cottage Grove Business Park that broadens the company’s factory and office footprint...
July 6, 2016 - 11:14am
June 24, 2016
Forum Communications to acquire Scuttlebutt magazine
Forum Communications Company, or FCC, has announced that they have entered into an agreement to purchase Scuttlebutt magazine owned by Bromeland Publishing. Scuttlebutt magazine, based in Blue Earth, Minn. is owned by Bob Bromeland. The sale is expected to close on July 8. A letter...
June 24, 2016 - 1:54pm
June 17, 2016
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
Forum Communications Co., or FCC, announced today it is entering into an agreement to purchase the publications and a carrier delivery company owned by Helmer Printing. The deal is scheduled to close Monday, June 27. Helmer Printing is a third-generation, family-owned company based...
June 17, 2016 - 12:02pm
June 8, 2016
Cottage Grove's 80th/Hadley improvements called 'expensive' but worthwhile
To those who believe the west side of Cottage Grove is neglected: Beautification is on the way — at a cost.
June 8, 2016 - 11:32am
June 3, 2016
Cottage Grove gives up on Business Enterprise Center venture, will close facility
The city of Cottage Grove is shutting down its unsuccessful small-business incubator.
June 3, 2016 - 8:14am
May 31, 2016
School District 833 to buy Bailey Nurseries property for new Oltman Middle School
School District 833 will acquire 57.14 acres in northwest Cottage Grove from Bailey Nurseries for about $5.14 million.
May 31, 2016 - 4:46pm
April 26, 2016
Stone Soup Thrift Shop's bowling fundraiser nears $50,000 goal
Donors may have put Stone Soup Thrift Shop over its $50,000 goal at its annual fundraiser.
Life/arts and entertainment
April 26, 2016 - 3:34pm
April 23, 2016
South Washington County hits the lanes for Soup-er Bowl fundraiser
South Washington County residents and local organizations loaded the lanes at Park Grove Bowl Saturday to benefit Stone Soup Thrift Shop. The...
Life/arts and entertainment
April 23, 2016 - 11:13am
April 1, 2016
Minnesota employers battle family leave plan; Sieben bill modified
ST. PAUL — Minnesota businesses strongly oppose legislation requiring them to join a proposed family leave insurance program. "This is MNsure all over again," Cam Winton of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce told a Senate committee March 30 as members considered whether to mandate...
April 1, 2016 - 11:27am
March 24, 2016
ALDI will open its Cottage Grove store April 28
The ALDI grocery store at Jamaica Avenue and 90th Street in Cottage Grove will open for business Thursday, April 28. The grand opening will...
March 24, 2016 - 9:02am
January 12, 2016
State: PFC levels continue to fall in Washington County residents studied
A new state study shows perfluorochemical levels continue to decrease in Washington County residents whose drinking water was contaminated by 3M-related pollution. The Minnesota Department of Health study of area residents found PFC levels generally have fallen since a public health...
January 12, 2016 - 4:52pm
February 19, 2015
Rush Nightclub’s ‘deplorable conditions’ has Cottage Grove seeking legal action for removal
Officials say condemned building poses safety hazard.
News/crime and courts
February 19, 2015 - 8:16am
February 10, 2015
Met Council grants eyed for Red Rock Crossing project in Newport
Long-term vision to expand ridership at recently built Newport Transit Station and transform community.
February 10, 2015 - 5:00pm
December 30, 2014
Red Rock Corridor to expand branding effort
Counties Transit Improvement Board awards Red Rock Corridor Commission $360,000 grant to fund its phased implementation plan in 2015.
December 30, 2014 - 9:00am