- Member for
- 11 months 3 days
Kindergarteners were the only ones out planting in the garden at the Art and Garden event May 20, making sure their young marigolds were nestled into the community gardens.
The community is welcome to attend Memorial Day programs May 29 in south Washington County. The Cottage Grove Memorial Day program is 12:30 p.m. May 29 at the City Hall Veterans Memorial, rain or shine. The speaker is U.S. Army veteran Alexander Kempe. The Park High School AFJROTC, Park High School brass and choir and the American Legion Color Guard/ Rifle Squad will also be of the program.
With a possible liquor license revocation looming, Opinion Brewing Company has been under the scrutiny of a fire marshal, building inspectors and the city council for several fire and building code violations.
Over 300 runners and walkers braved the cold rain Saturday morning to support anti-bullying measures funded by the Standing Strong 5K.
A bill requiring an HIV/AIDS strategic plan authored by Rep. Keith Franke, R-St. Paul Park, and Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, became law late in the legislative session.
Cottage Grove announced a watering ban and encouraged citizens to participate in water conservation in light of the Minnesota Department of Health's decision to lower recommended levels of perfluorochemicals (PFCs) in drinking water.
Part-time firefighter/EMTs Matt Dahlquist and Dave Quebodeaux can't get enough of public safety. Dahlquist and Quebodeaux received the Meritorious Service Award for the extra time and effort they have provided the fire department.
The annual Runnin' with the Wolves Soccer Tournament in Cottage Grove was overshadowed by the theft of over 500 medals May 12.
Community garden plots are now open and available to Cottage Grove residents. Don Oberdorfer of Dodge Nature Center said there are still several plots available, and tools and water are available at the site. “All you have to provide are your seeds and time and labor,” he said. The plots are not raised beds, but spaces in an open field staked off.
Play didn't stop for the Woodridge Park Inclusive Playground groundbreaking ceremony. Youngsters swung from the monkey bars and ran the stairs of the playground equipment as Mayor Myron Bailey thanked the 108 groups and individuals who donated.