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Right place, right time: Citizens honored for life-saving act
Cottage Grove woman broke into home, stole gift card, charges say
Cottage Grove council conducts Stevens’ performance evaluation
Charges: 100-mph chase in Newport ends with DWI, drug charges
Minnesota roundup: Jewish Center in Twin Cities receives bomb threat
crime and courts
Wrestling: Woodbury, East Ridge fall in team section semifinals
Gymnastics: East Ridge wins section title
Girls' Basketball: Wolfpack improves streak to three games
Boys' Basketball: Park runs out of steam in two losses
Gymnastics: Park wraps up SEC schedule
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
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Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
Real Estate Showcase
December 17, 2016
Cottage Grove police reports for Dec. 17: Drugs, theft, domestic assault, drunken driving
Recently reported criminal activity in Cottage Grove.
News/crime and courts
December 17, 2016 - 10:35pm
December 14, 2016
Road work near new Oltman school approved
Street projects around the new Oltman Middle School have been approved to take place next year, though some do not want to participate. The Cottage...
December 14, 2016 - 8:30am
December 13, 2016
BNSF makes some changes to parking lot plan in St. Paul Park
BNSF Railway has slightly revised initial plans for a parking lot on Grey Cloud Island Drive after hearing public input on the project. BNSF...
December 13, 2016 - 3:26pm
December 12, 2016
Driver injured in truck-semi crash in Cottage Grove
A driver was transported by ambulance after his pickup truck collided with a semitrailer at a busy U.S. 61 intersection Monday in Cottage Gr...
December 12, 2016 - 10:03am
December 11, 2016
Cottage Grove police citations
A summary of Cottage Grove police citations in recent weeks: Fifth-degree assault - 1 Possession of drug paraphernalia - 2 Theft - 6 Driving after revocation - 24 Driving after suspension - 10 Driving after cancellation - 2 No Minnesota driver’s license - 10 No proof of insurance...
News/crime and courts
December 11, 2016 - 8:00am
December 9, 2016
Smaller crowd greets Holiday Train in Cottage Grove, but fundraising gathering late steam
Colder temperatures may have contributed to a smaller Holiday Train crowd Friday in Cottage Grove, but organizers believe donations will heat...
December 9, 2016 - 10:35pm
Cottage Grove police reports for Dec. 9: Drunken driving, theft, drugs
Drunken driving Jason Riley Malm, 36, of Cottage Grove was arrested on suspicion of second-degree drunken driving following a traffic stop Nov. 18 in the 9200 block of East Point Douglas Road. Police said Malm had a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.23, nearly three times the legal...
News/crime and courts
December 9, 2016 - 3:44pm
'Two from Galilee' musical opens at Light the Way Church in Cottage Grove
Mary and Joseph had problems long before they saw the “no vacancy” sign at the Bethlehem Best Western. The teenage Mary’s parents opposed...
December 9, 2016 - 1:06pm
Editorial: Do what you can during this giving season
Year after year, the community demonstrates its generosity during the holidays.
December 9, 2016 - 9:00am
December 8, 2016
Holiday Train makes 14th-annual stop Friday in Cottage Grove
The Friday, Dec. 9, event will mark the Holiday Train's 14th-annual stop in Cottage Grove, and even after that many years it hasn't lost its...
Life/arts and entertainment
December 8, 2016 - 4:48pm
December 7, 2016
Pearl Harbor anniversary: School District 833 Marching band experiences trip of a lifetime playing at observance
While a stiff ocean breeze fluttered the flags and palm trees at Pearl Harbor, Simon Miller of Woodbury played "Taps" on his trumpet. The mournful...
December 7, 2016 - 10:49am
December 6, 2016
‘Wait and see’ on commercial vacancies in Cottage Grove
Cottage Grove city officials expect the completion of a large commercial redevelopment project to help fill other vacancies. There are currently...
December 6, 2016 - 2:31pm
December 3, 2016
‘Ugly Christmas Sweater’ run/walk Sunday in Cottage Grove for hungry students
The second annual “Ugly Christmas Sweater” 5K Fun Run/Walk will raise money for Good in the Hood, a School District 833 partner organization that provides food subsidies for hungry students in grades K-12 at eight district schools in Woodbury, Newport and Cottage Grove. The event...
December 3, 2016 - 10:43pm
December 1, 2016
Cottage Grove drafts water conservation plan
Cottage Grove is implementing a long-term water conservation plan based on future projections by the Metropolitan Council that show as area population...
December 1, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 30, 2016
Funding shortage could stall some park upgrades in Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park
Plans are being finalized for improvements in and around Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park, but some work is in jeopardy as funding slips a...
November 30, 2016 - 8:00am