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A vacant former gas station in Newport will get repurposed next year when Sicon Motors’ used vehicle business takes over. The property, located at 2030 Hastings Avenue, was the Newport Corner Station but for years has sat empty. The City Council granted owner Riwa Jeremiah a conditional use permit to operate the business on the roughly half-acre parcel, which includes a 2,200-square-foot building. City Planner Sherri Buss said Jeremiah does not plan to alter the existing property at all.
Counties Transit Improvement Board awards Red Rock Corridor Commission $360,000 grant to fund its phased implementation plan in 2015.
Newport City Council holds sixth closed meeting since investigation the police department's five patrol officers.
The Cottage Grove City Council signed off on plans for a 238,000-square-foot high-end storage facility along West Point Douglas Road, giving the Highway 61 corridor an economic development boost. Park Place Storage Condominiums, a design concept of owner and developer Paul Jorgensen, is planned to be a five-unit self-storage facility on 12.94 acres of land on the site of the former golf dome, adjacent to the Cottage Grove Park and Ride.
The 200-plus seventh-grade class at Oltman Middle School in St. Paul Park formed a human chain to shuttle over 4,000 items they collected as part of their 12 Days of Giving campaign.
In order to find out what value the city’s business atmosphere holds, the Cottage Grove Economic Development Authority will first spend some money. The EDA is paying Minneapolis-based Macomb Group...
Patrons of the new Chipotle Mexican Grill in Cottage Grove’s Gateway North shopping center can now purchase alcohol with their burritos. The City Council approved an on-sale and Sunday on-sale liquor license for the new restaurant that opened Dec. 15. For all liquor licenses within Cottage Grove, the police department conducts an investigation prior to the issuance of the license.
Longtime administrator Colleen Stelmach retires from Chamber after eight years.
Devin Germain, 22, surprised his six-year-old sister at Pine Hill Elementary School Friday.
Four volunteer firefighters with the Newport Fire Department were honored earlier this month for their dedication and service to the city for a combined 95 years. Longtime firefighter and Assistant...