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Cottage Grove police reports: Puppies found in storage container
St. Paul Park police reports: Car fire, CO alarm
Cold case unit renews 30-year search for missing Lake Elmo woman
Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
crime and courts
East Ridge cheer team earns first-place finishes at U of M
Raptors fourth at home Ruckus
Woodbury girls fall to No. 8 Cretin-Derham Hall
Thunderbolts roll to 3-0 with easy win
Park rallies for 3-2 win over East Ridge
St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF GREY CLOUD ISLAND: 1/26/18 Public Test of Voting Equip.
FORECLOSURE- POSTPONEMENT: U.S. Bank vs David R. Wirkus
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Cottage Grover's online apparel business supports animal non-profits
Twin Cities-based pizza joint declares itself home of 'Minnesota-style' pizza
New Afton boutique offers kids' fashion, parties fit for a princess
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Richard B. Sawyer
Louise E. Schilling (nee Nippoldt)
Nancy Grundhauser (DuBois)
Tina Luymes (nee Vosvick)
Bernice D. "Bea" Lindeman
Viewpoint: 2017 was a year of 'watermark' accomplishments for Cottage Grove
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Letter: There's room for everyone on the nice list
Letter to the editor: Holly Anderson remembered
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October 11, 2017
Business park projections show new industrial possibilities in Cottage Grove
A new distribution or technology center will likely be operating in Cottage Grove by 2040, according to a business park planning study. Stantec...
October 11, 2017 - 10:45am
October 10, 2017
Newport to invest in, assess for pricey improvements to draw development
The city has developed a plan to run utilities to all the currently unserved areas of Newport. Though not all areas will be built out with utilities...
October 10, 2017 - 3:40pm
October 9, 2017
Cottage Grove area Chamber of Commerce announces award winners
The Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce took over the Historic John P. Furber Farm in Old Cottage Grove for its fall banquet Sept. 28. Nearly...
October 9, 2017 - 2:23pm
Woodbury Costco to open mid-November
Costco has announced an opening date in Woodbury, a project almost two decades in the making. The national warehouse retailer said it plans to...
October 9, 2017 - 12:59pm
One for all: Cottage Grove celebrates opening of inclusive playground
They may own bragging rights as the city with the largest inclusive playground in Minnesota — a 21,500-square-foot climb and swing venue...
October 9, 2017 - 10:47am
October 6, 2017
Vulnerable Hastings woman, 22, reported missing
Police are asking for the public's help to find a vulnerable Hastings woman who has not been seen for two days. The state Bureau of Criminal...
October 6, 2017 - 2:14pm
October 5, 2017
Area students invited to apply for WESTconsin's scholarship program
WESTconsin Credit Union is offering $1,000 scholarships for up to 13 graduating high school seniors from the class of 2018 as part of their scholarship program. The goal is to award one scholarship in each community served by a WESTconsin office. These areas include Altoona, Amery,...
October 5, 2017 - 9:09pm
October 4, 2017
Cottage Grove public safety director set to retire
Public Safety Director Craig Woolery announced his retirement last week, after 34 years in Cottage Grove law enforcement. Woolery's resignation...
October 4, 2017 - 8:35pm
Cottage Grove business study reveals gaps in city assistance
The city has pinpointed five strategies to better engage with Cottage Grove businesses, after receiving the results of the year-long business...
October 4, 2017 - 10:45am
October 3, 2017
New Park Grove Library gets architect, construction timeline
The Washington County Board has set an aggressive construction timeline to get a new Park Grove Library operational by fall 2020. Board members...
October 3, 2017 - 3:43pm
Minn. roundup: Sex offender case rejected; Minnesota River 'strains under pressure'
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a Minnesota case challenging a state law that allows sex offenders to remain locked up...
October 3, 2017 - 9:01am
September 30, 2017
Ramsey/Washington Recycling and Energy Center practices to cut back landfill dumping
The Ramsey/Washington Recycling and Energy Center has enacted new waste protocols aimed to keep more waste out of landfills. Starting Jan. 1,...
September 30, 2017 - 10:45am
September 29, 2017
Rivertown Cakes goes on the road: Cottage Grove bakery launches food truck
Not everyone could make a collaboration between sweets and automotives work, but husband and wife duo Chris and Heather Carey are breaking the...
September 29, 2017 - 10:45am
September 27, 2017
Council discusses MN v. 3M in closed session
The Cottage Grove City Council held a closed workshop after the Sept. 20 council meeting. Mayor Myron Bailey said the workshop was regarding the ongoing case State of Minnesota v. 3M Corp. Under state statute, council must describe what they are discussing in a closed session and...
September 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
September 26, 2017
St. Paul Park candidates face off on development, climate at forum
Candidates for mayor and city council focused on senior living, business and climate change at the League of Women Voters' candidate forum Sept....
September 26, 2017 - 4:00pm