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Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 27: Assault, drunken driving, alcohol offense
Arson causes $30,000 damage to Cottage Grove park playground equipment
Legislative candidates view mental health solutions differently
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
The big chew: Goats deployed to Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park to eat invasive shrubs
crime and courts
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Volleyball: Park sweeps Highland Park to start section tournament
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
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
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Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Kritzky
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Forum Communications Co. editorial endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
Letter to the editor: Schoen gets work done, gets results
Letter to the editor: Vote on the future of Newport
Letter to the editor: Vote Peterson, Schoen and Jurgens
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January 15, 2010
Hastings man killed after being struck by semi
A 69-year-old Hastings man died Jan. 10 after being struck by a semi-truck on Vermillion Street four days prior. Leander Reinardy died at Regions Hospital in St. Paul on Sunday. The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the crash and has yet to release many details about the accident...
January 15, 2010 - 8:21am
January 14, 2010
Recent Cottage Grove police reports
The following incidents recently appeared on the Cottage Grove Police Department call log: One-hundred and fifty dollars was reported stolen Thursday, Jan. 7, from a purse at Park High School. A resident in the 8600 block of Jody Circle reported Friday, Jan. 8, that money had been...
crime and courts
January 14, 2010 - 9:35am
January 13, 2010
Sharing to save
Cottage Grove building inspector Andy McLean remembers a time when he and his colleagues were swamped, almost unable to keep up with the blizzard...
January 13, 2010 - 7:30am
Festival drinking rules on the table
St. Paul Park business owners as well as residents have been invited to meet with the city's Public Safety Commission at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan.
January 13, 2010 - 7:30am
December 12, 2009
Holiday Train haul: $53,000 and counting
The Cottage Grove stop along the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train's North American tour has earned a reputation as the biggest and best, local organizers have said. South Washington County worked hard to keep that status on Saturday evening: local Holiday Train planning committee chair...
December 12, 2009 - 7:17pm
December 9, 2009
A blizzard outside, but 'Fun in the sun' on the minds of Strawberry Fest planners
Cottage Grove's streets are blanketed in snow, its residents bundled up against bitterly cold winds.
December 9, 2009 - 7:17pm
December 2, 2009
Cottage Grove helps kick off the season
Cottage Grove revived a winter tradition Wednesday, lighting up 2,000 LED Christmas lights during a tree lighting ceremony at Cottage Grove City Hall. Residents, city council members and city staff gathered in the cold outside Cottage Grove City Hall for the event, which included...
December 2, 2009 - 10:59am
November 27, 2009
A course in hard work -- and fun
To the scouts in Boy Scout Troop 237, the task before them -- to build, paint and assemble a series of wooden ramps and walls -- didn't look like much fun. It was to become an agility course for Blitz, the Cottage Grove Police Department's German Shepherd K-9 dog, and his partner,...
November 27, 2009 - 2:41pm
November 18, 2009
Heritage Days wristbands for drinkers proposed
It might cost revelers at least $1 to stroll down Broadway Avenue with a beer in hand during the 2010 St. Paul Park Heritage Days festival. That was just one of many suggested changes proposed by new Heritage Days committee chair Greg Langbehn, as he spoke to city council members...
November 18, 2009 - 3:33pm
November 17, 2009
Matching dollars for donations to Yeshiva High School on Tuesday
Three foundations will match donations made to the Yeshiva High School of the Twin Cities in Cottage Grove on Tuesday as part of a promotion celebrating the school's use of a new Web-based fundraising tool. The school on Tuesday launched the use of GiveMN.org, a Website that helps...
November 17, 2009 - 10:31am
Bulletin Pet of the Week: Cooper
Newly certified therapy dog, Cooper Isaac, dispensed his special brand of friendly contact recently on a visit with All Saints Lutheran Church senior pastor Jules Erickson to All Saints parishioner Ginny Christiansen, at a local nursing home. Cooper is a Goldendoodle that has been...
November 17, 2009 - 10:14am
October 30, 2009
Sidewalk at Pullman Ave. rail crossing to be extended
More than two months have passed since school opened and students who walk or bike along Pullman Avenue are still forced to move into the street...
October 30, 2009 - 7:53am
House on Summit to be boarded up
The St. Paul Park City Council approved a resolution on Oct. 19 ordering the owner of a vacant home at 1318 Summit Avenue to secure the property by Nov. 2 or the city will do it and charge the property. The house, owned by Mike McConnell, was damaged in a fire in the spring and has...
October 30, 2009 - 7:51am
October 21, 2009
Talking through tough times
When cancer strikes a young child, it's devastating. "You do a lot of crying the first week," said Anne Pedersen. "Then you get busy." And, if you're lucky, you find a support group that understands what it means to have a young child with cancer. Five-year-old Paige Pedersen...
October 21, 2009 - 7:58am
October 19, 2009
HealthPartners clinic planned for Cottage Grove
HealthPartners will open a new clinic in Cottage Grove early next year, the organization announced last week. The 5,000 square-foot clinic will...
October 19, 2009 - 7:00am