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Night to Unite takes place Tuesday, Aug. 4 across the area. Event aimed at promoting community awareness and prevention of crime.
The art of the marriage proposal often involves sweeping a person’s betrothed off their feet, not having them pulled over by police. But a Cottage Grove man enlisted the help of local law enforcement to profess his love for his longtime girlfriend — a prank-turned-proposal that now has Matthew Pitoscia and Katie Borner planning their wedding.
The city of Cottage Grove’s public safety model is all-encompassing, including the police, fire and EMS departments. Now the citizens board that supports them has the same model. Earlier this year the Cottage Grove Crime Prevention Board changed its name to the Cottage Grove Public Safety Board as a way to better align itself with the system in place and attract new members.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety's eighth class of DWI All-Stars was selected for “outstanding service in enforcement and prosecution of drunk driving.”
City talking about adding stricter application timelines to deter future landlords from skirting health and safety regulations.
Highway 61 backed up after two-vehicle crash, and another crashed involved a stalled car.
At the age of 25, the thought of high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease isn’t exactly top-of-mind. But the diagnoses were very real possibilities facing Danielle Levine, who for the last several years has struggled with her weight. A chance drawing in February won Levine a six-month, all expenses paid guided fitness LiftOff Challenge from Uplift Guided Fitness in Woodbury that literally put Levine to work to shed the unwanted pounds.
After years of delinquency, the vacant Rush Nightclub building in Cottage Grove is up to date after more than $300,000 in overdue property taxes was paid to Washington County. And redevelopment plans are already being discussed. The $342,902 bill was paid in full Thursday — one day before the deadline — by third party entity Premier Storage on behalf of property owner Entertainment Concepts, under the premise that Premier Storage is going to redevelop the former dance hall.
Two transported with unknown injuries after driver suffers medical incident.
Recent high school graduate Gary Riege is a science and math whiz. He’s also a Star Wars fanatic, avid computer science techie and Advanced Placement student. He’s soft spoken, but he has big ideas, especially when it comes to bringing awareness to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and the need for more educational opportunities. “I found out when I was really, really young,” Riege, 18, said about his diagnosis.