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Liberty keeps it local: Family business keeps on growing
Oasis lifestyle: Sheppard busy as a chiropractor, new Chamber president
Minnesota Senate District 54 candidate Q/A: Leilani Holmstadt
Minnesota Senate District 54 candidate Q/A: Dan Schoen
Minnesota House District 54B candidate Q/A: Don Slaten
crime and courts
Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
Girls Soccer: Bunnell, Raptors break out in section championship game
Girls Tennis: Schurhamer team advances to section finals
Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
arts and entertainment
ACCU TEST GREY CLOUD
ORDINANCE NO. 970
Roberta Swan, 66
Connie Courtade, 75
Nadine Strong, 85
Jane Crowell, 97
Diane A. Sherman, 79
Viewpoint: Friends in Need gets ready for 2016 holiday season
Letter to the editor: Jurgens promises to work for us
Letter to the editor: Lund: I stand by comments at forum
Letter to the editor: Peterson has courage, work ethic to get job done
Letter to the editor: Jurgens would be excellent leader
Real Estate Showcase
December 4, 2008
Holiday train crucial to food shelf budget
The number of families relying on St. Paul Park's Friends in Need Food Shelf to get them through lean times the last three years just keeps going...
December 4, 2008 - 7:42am
December 3, 2008
Increase in patient demand means Allina's Cottage Grove clinic will expand
A steady surge in the number of patients at Allina Medical Clinic - Cottage Grove has the nonprofit, Minneapolis-based health care provider expanding...
December 3, 2008 - 7:49am
November 28, 2008
Residents asked to point out favorites
Love that walking trail winding through Highlands Park? Think the old, red Cottage View Drive-In is a city landmark? Is there a great vista your neighbors need to know about? Cottage Grove city officials want to know too.
November 28, 2008 - 7:00am
'Magical Journey' with Disney
Skating with Disney's "Mickey & Minnie's Magical Journey" has also been a magical journey for Jennifer Atkinson of Cottage Grove. Atkinson,...
November 28, 2008 - 7:00am
November 25, 2008
Libraries changing hours next year
Cottage Grove's Park Grove Branch library will be open fewer hours in the coming year. Effective Jan. 2, 2009, the library will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays, 12:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursdays, 12:30 to 5 p.m. Fridays and 9:30 to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Currently,...
November 25, 2008 - 2:48pm
November 12, 2008
'Now, go make it happen'
For mayor-elect Myron Bailey, and newly elected city council members Justin Olsen and Jen Peterson, the easy part is over -- they're in. Voters delivered the trio to office last Tuesday in an election that candidates had said beforehand would shape the future of Cottage Grove. And...
November 12, 2008 - 8:02am
City agrees to settle with four on traffic circles
The city of Cottage Grove will get thousands of dollars less than planned from businesses that objected to their assessments for the Jamaica Avenue roundabout project. The Cottage Grove City Council members last Wednesday OK'd a settlement with four of the seven businesses that filed...
November 12, 2008 - 8:01am
City loosens restrictions on gambling for charity
Cottage Grove City Council members on Wednesday approved amendments to city code that officials at CGAA Bingo hope will aid their ailing charitable gambling operation. CGAA gambling and bingo hall manager Mary Perren lobbied city officials earlier this autumn for a number of changes...
November 12, 2008 - 8:00am
November 6, 2008
New home construction numbers ahead of '07
In an economy full of mostly doom and gloom, Cottage Grove can look at a slim ray of hope: The city this year has already surpassed 2007's record-low number of new housing starts, proof of at least a faint pulse in the city's housing market. But director of community development...
November 6, 2008 - 8:02am
November 3, 2008
Nov. 11 Prayer Breakfast 'all about community'
The Cottage Grove area's third annual prayer breakfast will take place from 6:45 to 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Mississippi Dunes Golf Course, 10351 Grey Cloud Trail, Cottage Grove. This year's theme is, "A Tribute to the Community." Everyone is invited. Tickets are $20 per person...
November 3, 2008 - 8:09am
October 30, 2008
It started with candy at the front door, moved to the garage, then the driveway and this year, Nightmare Grove will totally surround the house...
October 30, 2008 - 7:41am
October 29, 2008
In their own words: Cottage Grove council, mayoral candidates answer questions
We asked Cottage Grove City Council and mayoral candidates to briefly answer two questions we think are especially important to Cottage Grove voters. Here are the questions and their responses: Which should be a higher economic development priority for the city, attracting living-wage...
October 29, 2008 - 11:00am
Most support community center
In today's troubled economic climate, Cottage Grove can't afford to plan, let alone build, a community center, city council candidate Tom Dippel said last week at the League of Women Voters-sponsored Cottage Grove City Council and Mayor Forum, the lone candidate to stand against the...
October 29, 2008 - 7:50am
Proactive approach or problematic perception?
Meeting with developers one-on-one or stopping in at out-of-town businesses to sell Cottage Grove: it's a practice Myron Bailey says is being proactive. His opponent Fred Luden says it's potentially problematic. The differing views of Cottage Grove's two mayoral candidates on non-public...
October 29, 2008 - 7:48am
October 28, 2008
Stop lights installed at dangerous intersection
Stop lights at the increasingly dangerous 70th Street and Hardwood Avenue intersection should be operational by the first week of November, a...
October 28, 2008 - 2:44pm