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Viewpoint: 2017 was a year of 'watermark' accomplishments for Cottage Grove
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January 10, 2018
Holiday Train hits $100k in 2017 donations
Holiday Train donating gathered steam last year, with over $100,000 raised in south Washington County. The total donations, announced Dec. 27,...
January 10, 2018 - 3:34pm
December 11, 2017
Cottage Grove Holiday Train donations pass $1 million mark
The 15th annual Canadian Pacific Holiday Train stop in Cottage Grove raised enough money to push cumulative donations past the $1 million dollar...
December 11, 2017 - 3:45pm
December 7, 2017
That's the ticket: 15th Cottage Grove Holiday Train stop will be Slusser's last as lead
Mary Slusser's life has always involved trains. Growing up in LaCrosse, Wis., she lived about two blocks from the nearest train tracks, and many...
December 7, 2017 - 9:24am
November 28, 2017
Festival of Trees adds new twist to Cottage Grove Holiday Train festivities
The arts will be a part of the Holiday Train festivities like never before. The Cottage Grove Arts Commission is launching a new program called...
November 28, 2017 - 8:45am
October 25, 2017
Holiday Train organizers add to the spectacle for 15th Cottage Grove visit
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will stop in Cottage Grove at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, for its 15th visit. Terri Clark, Kelly Prescott...
October 25, 2017 - 10:47am
December 9, 2016
Smaller crowd greets Holiday Train in Cottage Grove, but fundraising gathering late steam
Colder temperatures may have contributed to a smaller Holiday Train crowd Friday in Cottage Grove, but organizers believe donations will heat...
December 9, 2016 - 10:35pm
Editorial: Do what you can during this giving season
Year after year, the community demonstrates its generosity during the holidays.
December 9, 2016 - 9:00am
December 8, 2016
Holiday Train makes 14th-annual stop Friday in Cottage Grove
The Friday, Dec. 9, event will mark the Holiday Train's 14th-annual stop in Cottage Grove, and even after that many years it hasn't lost its...
December 8, 2016 - 4:48pm
December 10, 2015
Holiday Train rolls into Cottage Grove today
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is rolling into Cottage Grove for its 13th-annual stop. The festively decorated train will make its south...
December 10, 2015 - 9:36am
October 1, 2015
Holiday Train returns to Cottage Grove Dec. 10
Canadian Pacific's festive food-shelf fundraiser on rails will roll into Cottage Grove Thursday, Dec. 10. The stop is planned for 5:45 p.m.
October 1, 2015 - 3:44pm
December 12, 2009
Holiday Train haul: $53,000 and counting
The Cottage Grove stop along the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train's North American tour has earned a reputation as the biggest and best, local organizers have said. South Washington County worked hard to keep that status on Saturday evening: local Holiday Train planning committee chair...
December 12, 2009 - 7:17pm
December 9, 2009
On track to help
It's quickly become a holiday tradition for many in south Washington County: Gather the family, bundle up and head to the annual Cottage Grove stop for the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train. More gratifying to Michelle Rageth, Executive Director of the Friends in Need Food Shelf in...
December 9, 2009 - 8:26am
December 15, 2008
Holiday Train makes annual stop
December 15, 2008 - 4:05pm