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Smaller crowd greets Holiday Train in Cottage Grove, but fundraising gathering late steam
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Wrestling: Park is building with new roster of wrestlers
Gymnastics: Park vaults past visiting Mounds View
Boys' Hockey: Park falls to Mounds View on late goal
Boys' Hockey: Raptors keep it close with Stillwater
Girls' Hockey: Raptors bounce back with two SEC wins
'Two from Galilee' musical opens at Light the Way Church in Cottage Grove
Holiday Train makes 14th-annual stop Friday in Cottage Grove
PHOTO GALLERY: See the Cottage Grove holiday lights contest winners and nominees
Sugar rush: Annual cookie sale draws a large crowd in St. Paul Park
‘Ugly Christmas Sweater’ run/walk Sunday in Cottage Grove for hungry students
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December 8, 2011
Cottage Grove lights up for the holidays (w/VIDEO)
Cottage Grove has kicked off the Christmas season. Joined by a choir, a group of children and local residents, Mayor Myron Bailey lit the Christmas...
December 8, 2011 - 11:30am
October 20, 2011
Cottage Grove City Hall project financing advances
The city of Cottage Grove will solicit proposals from financial institutions to finance its new city hall and public safety after City Council members approved a resolution Wednesday night. The council voted 4-1 to authorize the Economic Development Authority to issue a request...
October 20, 2011 - 7:00am
October 12, 2011
St. Paul Park mayoral candidates differ on development
St. Paul Park mayoral challenger Keith Franke sought to position himself as a more aggressive advocate for attracting development to the city...
October 12, 2011 - 7:00am
October 5, 2011
Cottage Grove fire crews burn house to train for tragedy
Billows of black smoke poured from a home in Old Cottage Grove recently, but it was no emergency: the blaze was a controlled burn by firefighters...
crime and courts
October 5, 2011 - 4:36pm
September 21, 2011
Cottage Grove council picks city hall builder; groundbreaking Thursday
After almost 18 months of contentious debate, city officials in Cottage Grove on Thursday will celebrate the groundbreaking of a long-awaited new city hall and public safety complex.
September 21, 2011 - 9:37pm
Cottage Grove council set to award city hall bid
Cottage Grove City Council members on Wednesday are expected to sign off on a $15.7 million bid to construct a planned municipal complex, setting the stage for construction crews to break ground on the hotly-debated -- but, city officials say, badly needed -- project next week. The...
September 21, 2011 - 8:00am
September 14, 2011
City critics seek to change Cottage Grove's form of government
A group of Cottage Grove residents, rebuffed in their efforts to force a citywide vote on financing for the city's new municipal complex, now has set its sights on abandoning the city's current form of government. Resident Leon Moe, part of the group that has outspokenly opposed...
September 14, 2011 - 7:49am
August 23, 2011
South Washington County Meals on Wheels program sees changes but keeps moving forward
Senior dining in south Washington County has seen many changes this year with a new in-home food service for the elderly. The food program changes...
August 23, 2011 - 12:21pm
August 22, 2011
Cottage Grove's economic development director resigns
The city of Cottage Grove's recently hired economic development director is set to leave her position at the end of the week, citing a desire...
August 22, 2011 - 8:42am
August 13, 2011
Four file for candidacy in race for St. Paul Park council
St. Paul Park Mayor John Hunziker has a challenger in his bid for re-election this November. Bar owner Keith Franke has filed to run in this fall's mayoral race, presenting the incumbent Hunziker with an opponent for the first time since he defeated then-Mayor Don Mullen in 2003....
August 13, 2011 - 6:00am
August 9, 2011
St. Paul Park eyes tax hike, budget reserves to erase projected deficit
The city of St. Paul Park may be forced to dip into ample fund reserves to balance its 2012 budget, the city's administrator told City Council members during preliminary budget discussions. With a projected deficit of around $36,000 in next year's budget, City Administrator Kevin...
August 9, 2011 - 10:22am
August 4, 2011
Cottage Grove officials like plan for LA Fitness; say hold off on community center vote
The city of Cottage Grove should hold off on a community center referendum and allow a developer to move forward with plans for an LA Fitness...
August 4, 2011 - 6:00am
July 18, 2011
Jewish school disputes "excessive" city property violations
A Cottage Grove Jewish boys' school that has faced its share of hard luck since it opened in 2006 now faces a new challenge - charges from city...
July 18, 2011 - 2:32pm
July 6, 2011
Cheesman joins St. Paul Park council
The city of St. Paul Park filled a vacant seat on its City Council Tuesday, appointing former Parks and Recreation Commission chair Jennifer...
July 6, 2011 - 5:30am
A 'true young hero' honored in St. Paul Park
St. Paul Park officials on Tuesday honored the 10-year-old Wisconsin boy who saved a friend's life last month after a fall in Riverside Park. Jacob...
July 6, 2011 - 12:01am