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The city of Cottage Grove is taking an early look at its finances for next year and proposes a 9.68-percent increase in the general fund levy for 2016. While no significant additions are slated for either city programs or personnel, Finance Director Robin Roland said during a June 3 workshop: “We are staying the course.” Roland said the preliminary numbers include a $14.69 million tax levy, an increase of $1.29 million over 2015 levels. If a 9-percent levy increase is approved later this year, the average homeowner could see a 5- to 6-percent increase on the city portion of their property t
Two teenagers were hospitalized Wednesday after the driver of the car they were in lost control around a corner and rolled it along Lehigh Road in Old Cottage Grove. Police...
A collision between a Burlington Northern Santa Fe crude oil train and a semi-truck in St. Paul Park Sunday reignited calls from south Washington County officials for more funding to improve safety through the busy rail corridor.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office identified the female as 20-year-old Emily Roland. Her death was ruled an accident.
A BNSF oil train and a semi-truck carrying flour collided near First Street and Hastings Avenue in St. Paul Park Sunday, spilling bags of flour onto the roadway and closing...
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Washington and Ramsey counties are open to purchasing Resource Recovery Technologies (RRT), the trash-processing facility in Newport, but officials are balking at the $26 million price tag. During a recent meeting of the Ramsey/Washington County Resource Recovery Project board, all but two members of the nine-person board voted in favor of purchasing the plant, which was put up for sale last month.
A little mud never hurt anyone — in fact it was the main attraction at the first-ever Kids Mud Run Saturday morning at Woodridge Park in Cottage Grove. The event, jointly hosted by the Cottage Grove and Woodbury parks and recreation departments, drew over 250 kids, 6 to 12 years old, for a .75-mile obstacle course around the sprawling park. Racers had jump over boards, climb up walls, run up and down hills, speeding to the finish line that consisted of a mud pit and towering sand hill.
Activities inside St. Rita Catholic Church in Cottage Grove are busting at the seams. With a congregation of over 1,500 active parishioners, space often gets tight when faith formation and youth ministry classes, along with other church groups, get together during the week, church leaders said. To make room, the church is planning a two-story, 9,500-square-foot expansion on the north side of the property at 8694 80th St. Three years ago, the church began a capital campaign to raise money for the expansion.