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County to add two engineer positions
Wags for Water fundraiser to help dog park in Cottage Grove
Newport's Opinion Brewing liquor license in jeopardy
County development plan targets small business, workforce
Minnesota State Fair announces 31 new foods, 4 new vendors
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Park trapshooting team is headed to MSHSL state tournament on Saturday
Track and Field: Sieffert earns spot on U of M track and field team
Track and Field: Weiss, coaches recall tough road to triple jump state title
Temi Ogunrinde goes to nationals and beyond
Baseball: Eagles fall one-run short in section championship
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
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Best of the Fest: Talent show draws singers, dancers to Strawberry Fest
Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest ambassadors selected
Sights from the Strawberry Fest 5K
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Viewpoint: Cottage Grove is working to supply water to all
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Viewpoint: In CDA lawsuit, Newport loses either way
Letter: Thanks for Franke, Jurgens for tax relief support
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June 21, 2017
Newport's Opinion Brewing liquor license in jeopardy
If building inspectors and fire marshals do not sign off on improvements by June 30 — when their current liquor license expires — the city will not renew their license.
June 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
May 25, 2017
Opinion Brewing's liquor license in jeopardy
With a possible liquor license revocation looming, Opinion Brewing Company has been under the scrutiny of a fire marshal, building inspectors and the city council for several fire and building code violations.
May 25, 2017 - 8:30am
May 9, 2017
Cottage Grove community center conversation returns
The strategic plan created by the city council last year has been revised to fit the new council's goals for 2017 and 2018, adding the community center back into the fold.
May 9, 2017 - 8:00am
April 12, 2017
Newport's Sixth Street fishing pier project ditched
The Newport City Council voted against granting a variance required to pass engineering designs of an handicapped-accessible path to the pie...
April 12, 2017 - 8:30am
March 21, 2017
Newport ordinance restricts offender residency
The city of Newport is tightening restrictions on where predatory offenders can live.
March 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 20, 2017
State of Cottage Grove: Positioned for growth
Mayor Myron Bailey highlighted fiscal responsibility, commercial and residential growth in his first-ever State of the City address March 15...
March 20, 2017 - 2:14pm
March 9, 2017
Jahner joins St. Paul Park City Council
After being down a member for nearly three months, the St. Paul Park City Council will swear in Gregory Jahner III as the newest member March...
March 9, 2017 - 3:23pm
January 11, 2017
Johnson joins Newport City Council on split vote
Rozlyn Johnson was appointed to Newport City Council Jan. 5, joining newly-elected Mayor Dan Lund and council members Kevin ChapdeLaine and Bill...
January 11, 2017 - 10:32am
January 6, 2017
New Cottage Grove council ready for a 'very busy' year
Mayor Myron Bailey started his third mayoral term by welcoming newcomers Wayne Johnson and La Rae Mills to the Cottage Grove City Council Jan....
January 6, 2017 - 2:38pm
January 5, 2017
Dingle appointed first woman St. Paul Park mayor
Council member Sandi Dingle was appointed mayor at the Jan. 3 city council meeting, making her the first female mayor of St. Paul Park.
January 5, 2017 - 10:42am
December 20, 2016
Geraghty calls it quits after 33 years on Newport City Council
Newport Mayor Tim Geraghty bows out of city politics after 33 years on the city council.
December 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
August 31, 2016
Cottage Grove City Council narrows 2017 budget
New public safety positions make up the bulk of new spending in Cottage Grove’s preliminary 2017 budget. The Cottage Grove City Council and staff decided Aug. 24 to add four new positions in the Public Safety Department as part of the preliminary budget. The city estimates a 4.99-percent...
August 31, 2016 - 4:35pm
August 23, 2016
Rahm, Lund to square off for mayor; seven running for council
Filings for Newport city races nearly reached double digits as two incumbents filed to run for mayor and seven people will seek two council seats....
August 23, 2016 - 2:48pm
August 17, 2016
Newport fire station, city hall problems get attention
Recent inspections of Newport’s Fire Hall 1 have revealed problems that led the Newport City Council to create a committee to discuss possible solutions for fire hall. The discussion will include the possibility of rebuilding, possibly with other city buildings attached. “The...
August 17, 2016 - 4:53pm
August 15, 2016
Growth prompts new staff requests at Cottage Grove City Hall
As Cottage Grove continues to grow, the city’s Community Development Department is asking for additional personnel for 2017 to keep up with the increased workload. Positions requested at the Aug. 3 budget workshop include an entry-level associate planner position, a seasonal building...
August 15, 2016 - 3:00pm