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Cross-country: Raptors girls place fifth in SEC championship
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Woodbury Chorus and Orchestra to appear in Somerset
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August 30, 2017
Exploring the Badge: Exploring post to launch at Cottage Grove Police Department
Teens looking to pursue a law enforcement career can start as early as ninth grade using Cottage Grove's new Exploring program. The program is for 14- to 20-year-olds living in Cottage Grove or attending Park High School.
August 30, 2017 - 10:42am
August 29, 2017
Norris Square expansion offers new senior living opportunities in Cottage Grove
Work is underway on an expansion that will triple the size of the Norris Square senior living community. A 64-unit independent living building...
August 29, 2017 - 3:24pm
Up with the birds: Washington County birders treated to a year of rarities
An unobtrusive pair of birds with heavy rounded beaks and a hue brighter than a Blue Jay has made its home in scrubland at the edge of Hamlet...
August 29, 2017 - 11:13am
A humble victory: Magee beats pancreatic cancer
The Rev. John Magee is now a member of the pancreatic cancer survivors club. He hopes it's a lifetime membership. "I'm humbled," Magee said....
August 29, 2017 - 8:45am
August 25, 2017
Blaine man admits to role in international sex trafficking operation
A Blaine man accused of assisting a multistate sex trafficking ring out of suburban homes in the Twin Cities metro pleaded guilty to two felony...
August 25, 2017 - 1:46pm
Cottage Grove cops to patrol Super Bowl
A handful of Cottage Grove cops could be patrolling Minneapolis, St. Paul and Bloomington during the week of the Super Bowl.
August 25, 2017 - 8:30am
August 24, 2017
The long run: Ragnar Relay brings runners through Cottage Grove
Call it a 200-mile, very sweaty parade.
August 24, 2017 - 10:40am
August 22, 2017
Police: Impaired driver crashes car, escapes fire in Cottage Grove
A Woodbury man faces criminal charges after his car crashed in a field near the Cottage Grove Service Center Monday and was destroyed by fir...
August 22, 2017 - 2:23pm
August 21, 2017
Cottage Grove man charged with seven counts of child pornography
A Cottage Grove man faces seven felony charges of child pornography possession after Cottage Grove police allegedly discovered hundreds of videos...
August 21, 2017 - 10:01am
August 18, 2017
Junction 70 greets Cottage Grove with grand opening
Junction 70 Grill is catering to the city. After being open for nearly three months, owners Jason Lehman, David Voss and Jason Fleig held a grand...
August 18, 2017 - 10:45am
August 17, 2017
A saintly donation: Businesses present area firefighters with pendants
Over 100 Cottage Grove, Newport and St. Paul Park firefighters are receiving a unique token of protection from Selvig Jewelers and 22 other businesses...
August 17, 2017 - 3:48pm
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
August 16, 2017
Couple escapes injury in cornfield crash
Police and fire and rescue personnel responded to a one-car crash August 15 along Manning Avenue in Cottage Grove. There were no reported injuries,...
August 16, 2017 - 10:14am
August 15, 2017
Employees in bulk: 475 of 650 Cottage Grove Hy-Vee employees live in area
As area residents scrambled to experience the new Hy-Vee, over 650 employees were settling into their new jobs. The grocery store's large-scale...
August 15, 2017 - 2:18pm
August 13, 2017
Viewpoint: Water ban has ended but water conservation remains important
The city watering ban ended Aug. 1, and we've all been able to breathe a sigh of relief. Construction of a water treatment facility at Well 10...
August 13, 2017 - 8:00am