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Cottage Grove HERO Center concept scaled back
Murder charge filed in apparent drive-by shooting of David Frigaard
County to update emergency dispatch system
Newport Police reports for Jan. 21
Principal: Frigaard was ‘neat and caring individual’
crime and courts
Park Wrestling: Wolfpack take second in Chisago Lakes
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
PWER Nordic Skiing: Stillwater sweeps the competition
East Ridge Gymnastics: Raptors show depth with shorthanded wins
St. Paul Park celebrates annual sledding day
The healing powers of art: Cancer survivors' work part of Woodwinds sculpture
Two local art events planned in Cottage Grove
Reeling in the 'Minnesota experience' during Cottage Grove's ice fishing outing
Birds of a feather: Carpenter Nature Center volunteers track avian population
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Lori L. Battcher, 53
Mark F. Mulvihill, 66
Doris M. Pinault, 85
Jeanette Lampe, 79
Lucille Mann, 92
Viewpoint: McNaughton rules outline insanity defense
Letter to the editor: Respect property when snowmobiling
Letter to the editor: Wake up and face realities in District 833
Letter to the editor: Integrity of school district must be restored
Viewpoint: Don't let sun set on Oakwood possibilities
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November 5, 2009
3M dirt removal to start this month
3M this month plans to begin the process of excavating thousands of cubic yards of soil from the 3M Cottage Grove manufacturing plant as part of a remedial effort to prevent further perfluorochemical contamination of the area's groundwater. In 2006, the Minnesota Pollution Control...
November 5, 2009 - 8:04am
September 24, 2009
'Enough is enough' group of CG residents tells task force
Just say no. Cottage Grove Environmental Task Force members heard that message often Wednesday during an emotional forum held to gather public input on the 3M Co.
September 24, 2009 - 12:01am
July 29, 2009
'We don't have all the answers'
Minnesota Department of Health officials last week walked Cottage Grove residents through the results of a study that confirmed east metro residents have elevated levels of PFCs in their blood. Now, local officials say, they want to know what effects the chemicals have had on the...
July 29, 2009 - 8:00am
July 9, 2009
PFC exposure higher in east metro, study confirms
East metro residents who were tested had higher levels of perfluorochemicals in their bodies than the national average, according to a press release from the Minnesota Department of Health. Residents with private wells from Cottage Grove and Lake Elmo and municipal-water-drinkers...
July 9, 2009 - 11:33am
May 1, 2009
Bigham asks for air monitoring during 3M site cleanup
May 1, 2009 - 2:27pm
August 22, 2008
Board allows 3M access to Lake Elmo Park reserve to monitor PFCs
The Washington County Board voted at its Aug.
August 22, 2008 - 7:49am
August 20, 2008
Legislators updated on groundwater
A group of local state legislators met in Woodbury Aug. 14 to get the latest from the state department of health and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on groundwater contamination issues involving perfluorochemicals (PFCs) found in several communities in Washington County.
August 20, 2008 - 7:51am