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South Washington County kids compete at duathlon
Space still available for 2016 Woodbury Days business fair
Construction for inclusive playground in Woodridge Park pushed to 2017
Safety Camp teaches kids safety basics
Solar garden sparks controversy; solar moratorium passed
crime and courts
East Ridge Girls Soccer: Raptors dynamic duo eyes next step
Schools remain focused to beat last week's high heat
East Ridge Wrestling: Raptors build youth program from ground up
Magic finish up play at national tournament
East Ridge Legion: Raptors bow out despite stellar showing in playoffs
Mary Poppins opens at Merrill Community Arts Center
Boys and their bubbles
Car show in St. Paul Park may switch days to avoid scheduling conflict
Cottage Grove, Woodbury splash pads endorsed by parenting magazine
Booya bash cooks up funds for Newport Fire Department
arts and entertainment
CITY OF ST PAUL PARK PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
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NOTICE OF HEARINGCITY OF ST. PAUL PARK, MINNESOTA
Cottage Grove Police Department Auction
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE NOTICE OF ACCURACY TEST
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District 833 School Board Viewpoint: Clarification around teacher contract negotiations
Letter to the editor: Night to Unite, help make our communities safe
Viewpoint: County attorneys face wide-ranging work
Viewpoint: Protecting the water we drink
Bulletin editorial: District 833 School Board's pay increase to superintendent was ill-timed
Real Estate Showcase
May 19, 2016
New Cottage Grove chamber staffer ready for change
The business climate in the area is changing, and the Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce is shifting along with it, said Nicole Toni, marketing...
May 19, 2016 - 8:00am
May 18, 2016
RE/MAX Professionals celebrates Cottage Grove office remodel
After 10 years in the office, RE/MAX Professionals remodeled to create a more open floor plan with glass walls, featuring a large conference...
May 18, 2016 - 10:23am
New Cottage Grove police pilot project targets threats earlier
Several Cottage Grove police officers are training this week to be threat management officers, a preventative policing strategy intended to work with people who have demonstrated concerning behavior before a crisis or violence occurs.
News/crime and courts
May 18, 2016 - 10:19am
May 17, 2016
'Wind-down' considered for Cottage Grove BEC
Cottage Grove’s Business Enterprise Center could be closing its doors. The business incubator, housed in the former City Hall and public safety...
May 17, 2016 - 4:00pm
May 12, 2016
District 833's southern elementary boundary changes delayed amid slower-than-predicted growth
With a hint of remorse about how quickly a decision was made about elementary school boundaries in the northern part of South Washington County Schools, the District 833 School Board is delaying its next boundary decision.
May 12, 2016 - 9:00am
May 11, 2016
A place to call home: Senior housing complex gets OK in Cottage Grove
A new senior housing development is well on its way to building in Cottage Grove. Plymouth-based Dominium is planning a 184-unit apartment...
May 11, 2016 - 9:33am
May 9, 2016
River Oaks changes staffing, plans events
Another longtime staffer is leaving River Oaks as changes continue at the municipal golf course. The Cottage Grove City Council on May 4 approved...
May 9, 2016 - 2:15pm
May 4, 2016
Cottage Grove senior housing project heads for approval
Seniors soon could have a new place to call home in Cottage Grove. Plans for a 184-unit affordable senior housing project are set to be considered by the Cottage Grove City Council this week. The project would bring an independent living senior rental housing complex to a site along...
May 4, 2016 - 9:00am
May 2, 2016
Cottage Grove sells Home Depot building
The city finalized the sale to developer Grove-Rainbow.
May 2, 2016 - 4:49pm
May 1, 2016
DeMori’s closes, no immediate Cottage Grove plans
DeMori’s closed its doors in Oakdale last week, and there are no applications with the city of Cottage Grove at this point from the restaurant. Last last year, the Italian and American restaurant filed paperwork with the city and planned to open in the former Blockbuster Video...
May 1, 2016 - 9:36pm
April 29, 2016
Cottage Grove OK's environmental commission member
The Cottage Grove City Council appointed Mark Bender to the city’s Environmental Commission. Bender works for the Minnesota Department of Health and also is the caretaker for Dodge Nature Center’s Shepard-Otis farmstead in Cottage Grove. His term runs until Feb. 28, 2018. Bender’s...
April 29, 2016 - 9:00am
April 28, 2016
Little Free Library burned in Cottage Grove
It’s not the worst case of arson in Cottage Grove history, but it’s one of the meanest — the destruction of a Little Free Library. “I’m...
News/crime and courts
April 28, 2016 - 5:06pm
Rain makes for splashy ALDI grand opening in Cottage Grove
Nearly 200 people braved drenching rain and clammy morning chill to attend Thursday’s grand opening of the ALDI grocery store at Jamaica Avenue...
April 28, 2016 - 2:37pm
Sustainable City Awards go to district, resident
Cottage Grove recognized solar panel and recycling projects as winners of its 2016 Sustainable City Award. Resident Sherry Holtmeyer was the winner in the residential category. She installed solar panels on her home last summer with the help of the Made in Minnesota solar incentive...
April 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
April 27, 2016
Cottage Grove makes progress on HERO Center plans
Plans continue on a public safety training facility in Cottage Grove years in the works. The project was earmarked for state funding, and last week the City Council took action needed to get the $1.46 million for pre-design and design work on the HERO Center. The HERO Center would...
April 27, 2016 - 9:00am