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May 22, 2017
Jeff Dayton strums along during a songwriting workshop at Hillside Elementary School. Pictured with Dayton are Brandon Hanson, Marcus Mitchell, Dylan Koutz, Julian Stauner and Angel Garcia (from left) and Hunter Groskopf and A.J Kennedy (rear). Reading recovery teacher Diane Bezdicek organized the event by obtaining a music education grant from the St. Croix Valley Foundation. William Loeffler/RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Hillside Elementary students learn A-B-Cs of songwriting
20 hours 56 min ago
May 18, 2017
A first place medal before it was stolen. Photo courtesy of Cottage Grove United Soccer Club
Reward offered after racial note left in place of stolen medals at Cottage Grove soccer tournament
May 18, 2017 - 3:46pm
The City Council and the Parks and Recreation Department's Molly Pietruszewski and Zac Dockter stand with kids breaking ground on the Woodridge Park Inclusive Playground. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Playing in the dirt: Ground breaks on inclusive playground at Woodridge Park
May 18, 2017 - 12:01pm
Cassie Swoboda started as the Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce office manager last month. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
New Cottage Grove Chamber office manager 'gets creative'
May 18, 2017 - 8:30am
May 17, 2017
Holocaust survivor and author Fred Amram describes his childhood in Nazi Germany to students at Park High School. The photo in the background show Jews being forced to scrub the streets while others, including a child, do nothing but watch. “They’re literally standing by,” Amram said. “I ask you, what would you do?” William Loeffler/RiverTown Multimedia.
Holocaust survivor to students: beware the bystander
May 17, 2017 - 12:28pm
Eugene "Bud" Schmidt was named 2017 volunteer of the year for Cottage Grove. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Schmidt takes on taxes, Medicare to earn Cottage Grove's Volunteer of the Year title
May 17, 2017 - 8:30am
May 16, 2017
The Cottage Grove City Council members, along with Fire Chief Rick Redenius (center) and Washington County Commissioner Karla Bigham (far right) announce the groundbreaking of the new Central Fire Station. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia play button
Sparking the new station: Ground breaks on new central fire station in Cottage Grove
May 16, 2017 - 10:29am
A heritage of giving: Domeier remembered as tireless and generous
May 16, 2017 - 8:00am
May 15, 2017
Fire crews from Cottage Grove, Woodbury, St. Paul Park and Newport were on the scene of the fire Sunday. Photo courtesy of Cottage Grove Public Safety
Mother's Day fire quickly knocked down in Cottage Grove
May 15, 2017 - 4:39pm
Students joined art teacher Katie Jackson twice a week for three weeks to create the mural pictured behind them. Pictured, from back left, are Ellie Shea, Elliott Vanasse, Elena Oien, Izzy Saito, Amelia Reckinger, Afton LeMay, Sophia Mestemacher and Katie Jackson. Pictured in the front, from left, are Mariella Vanasse, Becca Rugless, Cami Bienfang, Jamy Randrup, Amber Norgaard and Sam Rugless. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
New mural the work of teacher and students
May 15, 2017 - 9:03am
May 12, 2017
Pete Morey
Morey remembered for 'huge heart': Cottage Grove man dies of injuries related to cycling accident
May 12, 2017 - 8:32am
May 11, 2017
Franchise owners Mickey and Melinda Arora (second and thired from left) tossed dirt at the Primrose School groundbreaking May 4. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Primrose construction set in motion in Cottage Grove
May 11, 2017 - 3:45pm
Long-time Cottage Grove business Shamrock Liquor closed last week. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
So long, Shamrock: Cottage Grove's longtime liquor store closes
May 11, 2017 - 2:42pm
May 10, 2017
Jim Domeier remembered as tireless and generous
May 10, 2017 - 2:12pm
Steer clear of 80th, East Point Douglas in Cottage Grove for construction
May 10, 2017 - 12:58pm
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