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Cottage Grove City Council narrows 2017 budget
Junction 70 Grille in Cottage Grove breaks ground, eyes spring opening
A fence for freedom: Cottage Grove family receives gift to build fence
Cottage Grove City Council approves new fire station plans
Hofmann joins Cottage Grove Middle School as assistant principal
crime and courts
Park swimming and diving: Wolfpack take fifth in SEC relays
Swimming and diving: Raptors lead conference relays
New Life Academy girls soccer: Eagles drop opener to Visitation
New Life Academy tennis: Eagles fare well in tournaments
Park girls soccer: Wolfpack kick off season with pair of wins
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
BOARD SUM 8-18-2016
Beneficial Loan and Thrift Co. vs Honeyman
Reverse Mortage Funding vs Judy R Bracci Mortgage Foreclosure
2017 PAVEMENT MGMT
Donna Reynolds, 83
Irving C. Jerry, 87
Melroy Englert, 76
Georgia M. Christenson, 67
Karen A. Blau, 58
Letter to the editor: Thank you to the kind people in Cottage Grove
Letter to the editor: Sell River Oaks and stop the losses
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
Real Estate Showcase
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
December 11, 2014
Newport trash hauling options to reduce by 2017
City whittling the number of residential trash haulers from six to a maximum of three.
December 11, 2014 - 9:00am
November 6, 2014
Noodles opening Dec. 15 in Cottage Grove
Looking for another option at mealtime? Soon Noodles & Company will be on the menu.
November 6, 2014 - 9:22am
September 25, 2014
Finances improving at Cottage Grove's River Oaks Golf Course
The municipal golf course’s budget improved this year and the course is not expected to receive financial help from the city’s general budget next year in order to break even.
September 25, 2014 - 3:08pm
Small craft breweries, wineries allowed in Newport's mixed-use districts
Opinion Brewing and similar small businesses will not be required to obtain CUP to operate city's mixed-use districts.
September 25, 2014 - 10:00am
June 26, 2014
State fines firm for fraudulent insurance calls
The company was paid for transferring roughly 316 calls to a State Farm Insurance agent in Cottage Grove, according to the state.
June 26, 2014 - 8:27am