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Cottage Grove police reports: Puppies found in storage container
St. Paul Park police reports: Car fire, CO alarm
Cold case unit renews 30-year search for missing Lake Elmo woman
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East Ridge cheer team earns first-place finishes at U of M
Raptors fourth at home Ruckus
Woodbury girls fall to No. 8 Cretin-Derham Hall
Thunderbolts roll to 3-0 with easy win
Park rallies for 3-2 win over East Ridge
St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
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TOWN OF GREY CLOUD ISLAND: 1/26/18 Public Test of Voting Equip.
FORECLOSURE- POSTPONEMENT: U.S. Bank vs David R. Wirkus
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Cottage Grover's online apparel business supports animal non-profits
Twin Cities-based pizza joint declares itself home of 'Minnesota-style' pizza
New Afton boutique offers kids' fashion, parties fit for a princess
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Kevin J. Nelson
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Viewpoint: 2017 was a year of 'watermark' accomplishments for Cottage Grove
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Letter: There's room for everyone on the nice list
Letter to the editor: Holly Anderson remembered
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December 14, 2017
Light the night: Cottage Grove tree lighting celebration fights the winter chill
A crowd young and old braved the chilly winds to witness the tree lighting before retreating inside to warmth and treats inside City. The tree...
December 14, 2017 - 8:30am
August 17, 2017
Cottage Grove adds 'Swap Spot' for safe exchanges
Public safety has added an extra layer of protection to public swapping. A sign was added Aug. 2 to the City Hall parking lot to give residents...
August 17, 2017 - 8:30am
November 14, 2016
In Lakeland, Fire destroys controversial city hall under construction
Lakeland City Council member Jeri Ryan surveyed the charred remains from behind yellow police tape Monday morning and shook her head. "It's terrifying...
November 14, 2016 - 12:14pm
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.
August 17, 2016 - 4:53pm
August 16, 2016
Forum sheds light on trafficking: Youth exploitation to be discussed
It actually could happen to your child. That’s the tough message Cottage Grove and Washington County authorities hope to get across to parents during an upcoming public presentation on sex trafficking. Many parents are unaware sex trafficking and underage prostitution are growing...
August 16, 2016 - 11:29am
August 5, 2016
Budget proposal includes compensation study, community engagement program
The Cottage Grove administration budget has few changes requested for 2017, but those that are there were mainly requested by the city council. The department’s budget for next year includes funding for an employee compensation study and a community engagement program. The compensation...
August 5, 2016 - 10:00am
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 13, 2016
Cottage Grove city administrator receives positive review
Cottage Grove City Administrator Charlene Stevens received positive marks in a recent performance evaluation. Mayor Myron Bailey summarized the...
July 13, 2016 - 5:00am
November 26, 2009
Local government offices closed Thursday, Friday for Thanksgiving
City halls in Cottage Grove, Newport and St. Paul Park will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Also closed Thursday and Friday are all Washington County offices. License centers will be closed Saturday, Nov. 28, as well.
November 26, 2009 - 12:01am
February 13, 2009
Sledding cancelled, but open house still on in SPP
No snow on the hill in St. Paul Park means no sledding party as planned by the city's park and rec commission for Sunday, Feb. 15. However, the open house at the fire hall, 600 Portland Ave., is still scheduled. Firefighters will be on hand from 1 to 3 p.m. to explain equipment, give...
February 13, 2009 - 9:06am