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Knitting with memories: Every shawl holds a story for Gesling
GOP amplifies moves to increase punishment for highway protests
Minnesota roundup: Man charged in connection with fatal meth overdose of his 'buddy'; jogger struck by car, killed in St. Paul
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
UPDATE: Blizzard warning issued for Goodhue County; likely snowfall adjusted
crime and courts
Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Park Volleyball: Johnson brings new perspective to Park volleyball
Nordic Skiing: Marien, Schiferl wrap up seasons at state
Girls' Basketball: Woodbury hands East Ridge a blow to SEC hopes
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
arts and entertainment
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VCCS INTERIOR REMODEL BID
PN JT PLANNING MET COUN-GCIT
LTD LIABILITY CO-PURE VITALITY
BID FOR NEW CG FIRE STATION
Hugh D. Carroll Jr., 81
Hollis "Luke" Lucas, 87
Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
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
June 17, 2013
Seasoned searcher finds Strawberry Fest medallion
Only 10 minutes after the fourth clue was posted Monday morning, Hastings native Matthew Koskie found the Strawberry Fest medallion hidden beneath...
June 17, 2013 - 11:42am
June 12, 2013
Cottage Grove seeks gardeners for annual award
The city of Cottage Grove is seeking nominations for its annual Green Garden Award. Since 2007, the program has recognized hardworking citizens and businesses who have a passion for gardening. Maybe your neighbor has a spectacular flower or vegetable garden or you have an exceptional...
June 12, 2013 - 4:29pm
November 6, 2012
11:15 p.m. update: Bailey builds big lead in Cottage Grove mayoral race
With a growing lead of more than 2,000 votes -- and with over half the city's precincts reporting -- Cottage Grove Mayor Myron Bailey appears set to coast toward second term Tuesday night. Bailey has collected more than 4,200 votes, or 52 percent of ballots counted, from six of the...
November 6, 2012 - 11:13pm
June 21, 2012
Strawberry Fest: Record number run in annual 5K
Some ominous weather did little to dampen spirits at this year's Strawberry Fest. A record number of runners and walkers took part in this year's...
June 21, 2012 - 8:47am
April 26, 2012
New digital DWI testing equipment at Cottage Grove Police Department gets instant results
A new device will mean a similar drill for suspected drunken drivers but speedier results and smoother processing for cops and prosecutors. The...
crime and courts
April 26, 2012 - 9:13am
June 23, 2011
A soggy Strawberry Fest
Sports have always been a part of Cottage Grove's Strawberry Fest -- and, despite soggy conditions, 2011 was no exception. Sporting events at...
June 23, 2011 - 8:50am
January 17, 2011
Police cite winter parking violators
Some Cottage Grove residents had an unpleasant greeting on a recent morning. Police recorded 16 incidents of illegal on-street parking in less than two hours early Jan. 11. The city's winter parking ban prohibits on-street parking from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m., beginning Oct.
crime and courts
January 17, 2011 - 8:15am
December 31, 2010
Red Rock transit station plans made public
The Red Rock Corridor Commission plans four public open houses this month to release updated plans for the proposed transit stations in Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul and Hastings. The commission revised the planned Red Rock transit stop designs following public feedback in August....
December 31, 2010 - 1:09pm
December 28, 2010
After the storms: Cities still digging out
Two significant snowfall in as many weeks left Cottage Grove officials urging residents to help the city by digging out fire hydrants from deep...
December 28, 2010 - 2:53pm
November 9, 2010
Council approves capital improvements plan
Cottage Grove City Council members last week approved a capital improvements plan that lays out almost $100 million worth of major projects through 2015. The plan, which sketches out major infrastructure expenditures over the next five years, lists $92 million in planned capital...
November 9, 2010 - 10:15am
November 3, 2010
Lehrke, Thiede headed to CG City Council
Derrick Lehrke was the runaway winner in Tuesday's Cottage Grove City Council election, easily winning one of the two available seats by 1,000...
November 3, 2010 - 4:03am
August 6, 2010
Cottage Grove softball: State champs!
Led by pitcher Cassie MacArthur, who will be a senior at Park this year, the Cottage Grove Wolfpack won the 16U Tier 2 State Championship. To...
August 6, 2010 - 9:23am
July 10, 2009
Deploying guard members called brave, selfless, generous
Hundreds of family and friends packed the Cottage Grove Ice Arena Friday for an emotional send-off to the Cottage Grove-based Minnesota National...
July 10, 2009 - 11:36am
June 7, 2009
Sports Briefs -- June 7
SPPAA fall soccer registration June 18 The St. Paul Park Athletic Association will be holding its fall soccer registration on Thursday, June 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Heritage Building in St. Paul Park. Fall soccer is open to any local area children ages 5 to 14. For more information...
June 7, 2009 - 12:42pm
June 4, 2009
Park golf: Miller finishes 32nd at state tourney
Park golfer Jake Miller finished in 32nd place with a 36-hole 157 score after shooting a 77 on the second day of the two-day Class 3A state tournament...
June 4, 2009 - 11:03am