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Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
Cottage Grove municipal pool site may be sold, developed
Community solar gardens rise in popularity, except with some neighbors
Cottage Grove police reports: Garage graffiti; Clown sighting
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Girls soccer: Raptors hope best play is ahead
East Metro All-Stars finish second at regional
Cross country: Wolfpack earn top-half finish in Anoka
St. Paul Johnson spoils Academy Force home opener
Girls' tennis: Raptors win home tournament
Cottage Grove family rallies around teen’s cancer fight
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
Inhuman being: Woodbury High School grad gets role in Marvel television series
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
Cottage Grove Cemetery association to meet
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May 14, 2013
After agonizing search for Danielle Jelinek, 'closure'
When Danielle Jelinek disappeared last December, family and friends held out hope they would find her alive. As the five-month search for the...
May 14, 2013 - 11:53am
May 10, 2013
Authorities find body of missing Cottage Grove native Danielle Jelinek
Authorities on Friday found the body of Danielle Jelinek, ending a six-month search for the Cottage Grove native. Chisago County Sheriff Rick...
May 10, 2013 - 11:41pm
Cottage Grove police citations for May 10
Citations issued by Cottage Grove police in a recent two-week period: -- No parking zone - 2 -- Speed - 22 -- Stop sign violation - 7 -- Theft/shoplifting - 4 -- Stop arm violation - 1 -- Possession small amount marijuana - 2 -- Driving after suspension - 4 -- No proof of...
May 10, 2013 - 7:25am
May 9, 2013
Cottage Grove police reports for May 9: Indecent exposure, fight, burglary, theft
Indecent exposure Cottage Grove police cited a man after finding him having sex with a girl in a car parked in the vacant Home Depot parking lot. An officer on routine patrol about 10:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, found a vehicle in the parking lot in the 7100 block of East Point Douglas...
May 9, 2013 - 10:17am
May 6, 2013
Driver cited, taken to hospital after head-on crash in Cottage Grove
Police said a driver was transported to an area hospital Monday after she failed to yield and caused an accident at a busy Cottage Grove intersection. According...
May 6, 2013 - 5:34pm
May 2, 2013
Cottage Grove, Woodbury eye joint law enforcement training facility
Washington County law enforcement and emergency responders say finding adequate gun range time and a training facility for the classes is becoming more of a challenge. With the nearest public safety training facilities located in Burnsville, Brooklyn Park and Hudson, Wis., Cottage...
May 2, 2013 - 9:07am
April 30, 2013
Washington County sheriff's commander wounded by gunfire in hunting incident
A Washington County Sheriff's Department commander was injured today by gunfire while scouting a hunting site in Wisconsin. Washington County Sheriff Bill Hutton identified the injured man as Washington County Sheriff's Department Cmdr. Jerry Cusick, who was scouting for turkey during...
April 30, 2013 - 2:03pm
April 26, 2013
Cottage Grove police reports for April 26: Suspicious video, assault, vandalism, domestic assault
Suspicious video A Cottage Grove woman told police on March 22 that someone had posted an inappropriate video to her Facebook timeline. The content of the video was not clear in the police report. The video was removed before police could investigate it. Assault A 23-year-old St....
April 26, 2013 - 8:55am
April 25, 2013
Cottage Grove police reports for April 25: Property damage, fight, theft
Property damage Police were investigating complaints made March 30 that juveniles were shooting BB guns and damaging houses in the 8300 block of 79th Street. A privacy fence was reported damaged April 3 at Hemingway Avenue and 79th Street. No damage amount was listed. A Cottage...
April 25, 2013 - 9:50am
April 24, 2013
Car collides with bus carrying students in Cottage Grove; no injuries reported
A car collided with a District 833 school bus carrying students Wednesday morning, but there were no reported injuries. Emergency crews were...
April 24, 2013 - 9:58am
April 22, 2013
Cottage Grove police reports for April 22: Fleeing, theft, vandalism, property damage
Fleeing A 14-year-old Cottage Grove male was referred to the Youth Service Bureau after he was caught fleeing from police on March 8. The youth had been riding a dirt bike near Hillside Trail and Isle Avenue. Two juveniles fled when police arrived, according to the report. Theft Kohl's,...
April 22, 2013 - 8:23am
April 19, 2013
Cottage Grove Public Safety Department to open doors for upcoming tours
The Cottage Grove Public Safety Department is opening its new facility for public tours. Three upcoming tours are set for: 10 a.m. Monday, April 29; 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30; and 9 a.m. Saturday, May 4. The tours will take approximately 45 minutes. People are asked to RSVP by April...
April 19, 2013 - 9:40am
Money donated for Cottage Grove speed trailer
The Cottage Grove Crime Prevention Board, after more than a year of fundraising, collected $6,000 in donations and presented the city with a check to be used toward the purchase of a speed trailer, which will cost a total of $19,500. The board initiated several fundraisers with Bonngard's...
April 19, 2013 - 9:38am
April 12, 2013
St. Paul Park woman charged with assaulting police
A St. Paul Park woman allegedly kicked and spit at cops while being removed from a bathtub and arrested for trespassing. Prosecutors charged Amanda R.
April 12, 2013 - 11:20am
April 11, 2013
Newport police ask for help locating suspect in attempted child abduction near school
Police are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect involved in a recent attempted child abduction near Newport Elementary School. A fourth-grade girl who attends Newport Elementary told police she was walking home from school about 4 p.m. Friday, April 5, near Seventh...
April 11, 2013 - 11:14am