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Louie Tinucci built a restaurant that lasted — and the family to carry it on
School District 833 to buy Bailey Nurseries property for new Oltman Middle School
Cottage Grove K-9 Blitz calls it quits
Mediation planned for South Washington County Schools teachers union contract
Klobuchar speaks at Cottage Grove Memorial Day ceremony
crime and courts
New Life Academy Baseball: Eagles open sections in style
Park Baseball: Wolfpack stay alive with win
East Ridge Baseball: Longmuir’s dominance leads to Raptors victory
Park Softball: Wolfpack now a win away from state tournament berth
East Ridge Softball: Raptors end season with loss to Eagan in sections
Banner of bravery: Cottage Grove veteran cherishes state flag he flew in Vietnam
Entries sought for second annual Films in 5 Festival
5K race makes strides against bullying
Cottage Grove 22-mile run/walk draws attention to veteran suicides
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arts and entertainment
Jane M. Hennen, 78
H. Byron Robinson, 93
Edward F. Rodd, 86
Kathleen A. Cognetta, 71
Louis R. Tinucci, Jr. 87
Viewpoint: Competency-based learning intriguing
Viewpoint: District prioritizes uniformity in VCCS plan
Letter to the editor: Country can't afford bloated military
Letter to the editor: Don't gripe, don't gloat; see who'll vote
Viewpoint: Miranda warning often misunderstood
Real Estate Showcase
June 17, 2013
Seasoned searcher finds Strawberry Fest medallion
Only 10 minutes after the fourth clue was posted Monday morning, Hastings native Matthew Koskie found the Strawberry Fest medallion hidden beneath...
June 17, 2013 - 11:42am
June 12, 2013
Cottage Grove seeks gardeners for annual award
The city of Cottage Grove is seeking nominations for its annual Green Garden Award. Since 2007, the program has recognized hardworking citizens and businesses who have a passion for gardening. Maybe your neighbor has a spectacular flower or vegetable garden or you have an exceptional...
June 12, 2013 - 4:29pm
April 29, 2013
Three transported after late morning crash on Highway 61 in Cottage Grove
Three people were taken to area hospitals Monday, April 29 following a mid-morning, two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 61 and Manning...
April 29, 2013 - 4:12pm
November 6, 2012
11:15 p.m. update: Bailey builds big lead in Cottage Grove mayoral race
With a growing lead of more than 2,000 votes -- and with over half the city's precincts reporting -- Cottage Grove Mayor Myron Bailey appears set to coast toward second term Tuesday night. Bailey has collected more than 4,200 votes, or 52 percent of ballots counted, from six of the...
News / politics
November 6, 2012 - 11:13pm
June 21, 2012
Strawberry Fest: Record number run in annual 5K
Some ominous weather did little to dampen spirits at this year's Strawberry Fest. A record number of runners and walkers took part in this year's...
June 21, 2012 - 8:47am
April 26, 2012
New digital DWI testing equipment at Cottage Grove Police Department gets instant results
A new device will mean a similar drill for suspected drunken drivers but speedier results and smoother processing for cops and prosecutors. The...
crime and courts
April 26, 2012 - 9:13am
June 23, 2011
A soggy Strawberry Fest
Sports have always been a part of Cottage Grove's Strawberry Fest -- and, despite soggy conditions, 2011 was no exception. Sporting events at...
June 23, 2011 - 8:50am
January 17, 2011
Police cite winter parking violators
Some Cottage Grove residents had an unpleasant greeting on a recent morning. Police recorded 16 incidents of illegal on-street parking in less than two hours early Jan. 11. The city's winter parking ban prohibits on-street parking from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m., beginning Oct.
crime and courts
January 17, 2011 - 8:15am
December 31, 2010
Red Rock transit station plans made public
The Red Rock Corridor Commission plans four public open houses this month to release updated plans for the proposed transit stations in Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul and Hastings. The commission revised the planned Red Rock transit stop designs following public feedback in August....
December 31, 2010 - 1:09pm
December 28, 2010
After the storms: Cities still digging out
Two significant snowfall in as many weeks left Cottage Grove officials urging residents to help the city by digging out fire hydrants from deep...
December 28, 2010 - 2:53pm
November 9, 2010
Council approves capital improvements plan
Cottage Grove City Council members last week approved a capital improvements plan that lays out almost $100 million worth of major projects through 2015. The plan, which sketches out major infrastructure expenditures over the next five years, lists $92 million in planned capital...
News / government
November 9, 2010 - 10:15am
November 3, 2010
Lehrke, Thiede headed to CG City Council
Derrick Lehrke was the runaway winner in Tuesday's Cottage Grove City Council election, easily winning one of the two available seats by 1,000...
November 3, 2010 - 4:03am
August 6, 2010
Cottage Grove softball: State champs!
Led by pitcher Cassie MacArthur, who will be a senior at Park this year, the Cottage Grove Wolfpack won the 16U Tier 2 State Championship. To...
August 6, 2010 - 9:23am
July 10, 2009
Deploying guard members called brave, selfless, generous
Hundreds of family and friends packed the Cottage Grove Ice Arena Friday for an emotional send-off to the Cottage Grove-based Minnesota National...
July 10, 2009 - 11:36am
June 7, 2009
Sports Briefs -- June 7
SPPAA fall soccer registration June 18 The St. Paul Park Athletic Association will be holding its fall soccer registration on Thursday, June 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Heritage Building in St. Paul Park. Fall soccer is open to any local area children ages 5 to 14. For more information...
June 7, 2009 - 12:42pm