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Cottage Grove day care kids to receive congressional award
South Washington County Schools wins bid to buy Valley Crossing Community School
Nursing institute moving into Cottage Grove's BEC
Cottage Grove police reports for Jan. 29: Domestic, theft, lewd activity
Relay For Life event: Coaches vs. Cancer Jan. 30
crime and courts
Park Wrestling: Individuals shine amid team struggles
Seahawks "LOB" leads second Lombardi chase
New Life Boys Basketball: Strong second half lifts Eagles past Trinity
East Ridge Boys Basketball: Raptors honor Ellingson, thrash Forest Lake
Gymnastics: East Ridge flexes muscle in win over Woodbury
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
arts and entertainment
Lori L. Battcher, 53
Brant A. Short, 81
Mark F. Mulvihill, 66
Doris M. Pinault, 85
Jeanette Lampe, 79
Letter to the editor: Auxiliary’s generous donation will help veterans home
Viewpoint: 2015-16 budget planning leads to need for reduction
Viewpoint: McNaughton rules outline insanity defense
Letter to the editor: Wake up and face realities in District 833
Letter to the editor: Integrity of school district must be restored
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January 7, 2010
Cottage Grove paves way for city's first wind turbine
It wasn't a breeze, but a Cottage Grove resident on Wednesday got his wish: Cottage Grove City Council members unanimously approved a wind turbine proposed for a rural Cottage Grove residential property that last month ran into resistance. An application submitted by John Kooyman...
January 7, 2010 - 12:00am
December 23, 2009
Our view -- CG council: follow your own rules on turbine
In April, the Cottage Grove City Council made the city's wind turbine requirements more stringent to prepare for the residents and businesses that would likely begin asking to place the alternative energy sources on their properties. This fall, a resident applied to place a wind...
December 23, 2009 - 7:54am
December 17, 2009
Wait on wind turbine, CG council says
A Cottage Grove resident wants to go green. A Cottage Grove landowner is worried about losing green. And Cottage Grove City Council members appear unsure of what exactly to do. The city council on Wednesday tabled a vote on a proposed 113-foot-tall wind turbine on a rural residential...
December 17, 2009 - 7:00am
September 23, 2009
Recommended turbine ordinance would prevent windmill at East Ridge
Proposed alternative energy regulations for Woodbury permit limited use of wind turbines. That is a key provision in a draft alternative energy ordinance Woodbury Planning Commission members approved 6-0 Tuesday after months of review and public input. "What it does is it encourages...
September 23, 2009 - 9:15am
August 3, 2009
Afton discusses adopting turbine ordinance
Wind turbines could possibly be blowing into Afton in the near future. During the July 21 meeting of the Afton City Council, it was discussed whether or not the council should look into writing an ordinance that would deal with wind turbines.
August 3, 2009 - 4:59pm
April 20, 2009
With eye to the future, council amends turbine ordinance
The winds of change might be on their way -- and Cottage Grove wants to be out front. City council members on April 15 approved amendments to Cottage Grove's two decades-old zoning ordinances that cover wind turbines, establishing more stringent permitting and adding a public hearing...
April 20, 2009 - 7:45am
January 27, 2009
833 submits wish list for economic stimulus funding
School District 833 has a list of projects totaling $23 million that it's submitting to the area's federal representatives. Mike Vogel, who is assistant to the superintendent for operations, told the School Board at the Jan.
January 27, 2009 - 8:12am