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Rochelle Kruszka with the Youth Service Bureau was the featured speaker at the latest installment of the Public Safety Board's Grove 411 series "Kids in Crisis" Sept. 28, a presentation focused on warning signs in teenagers for self harm or suicide.
Two people were transported for minor injuries after three cars crashed at Radio Drive and City Centre Drive Oct. 5. Around 8:30 a.m. Thursday, three cars were involved in a crash on northbound Radio Drive, at the intersection of City Centre Drive.
Public Safety Director Craig Woolery announced his retirement last week, after 34 years in Cottage Grove law enforcement. Woolery's resignation was announced at the Sept. 20 city council meeting, and will be effective Feb. 23.
The city has pinpointed five strategies to better engage with Cottage Grove businesses, after receiving the results of the year-long business retention and expansion study.
The Washington County Board has set an aggressive construction timeline to get a new Park Grove Library operational by fall 2020. Board members approved a contract with architect firm Hammel, Green and Abrahamson for $631,000 Sept. 26 to design a new library at 7900 Hemingway Ave.
The Ramsey/Washington Recycling and Energy Center has enacted new waste protocols aimed to keep more waste out of landfills. Starting Jan. 1, local waste and recycling haulers will bring all the waste they have collected to the Newport facility, according to the new waste designation ordinance amendments.
Two people were hospitalized after a crash at East Point Douglas Road and Jamaica Avenue Friday in Cottage Grove
Not everyone could make a collaboration between sweets and automotives work, but husband and wife duo Chris and Heather Carey are breaking the mold. Cottage Grove business owners of Modern Automotive Performance and Rivertown Cakes Bakery Boutique, the Careys have found a way to weave the two together with ease.
Edward Gerlach died during a fire call almost 50 years ago, but was only recently included in the roster of line-of-duty deaths. Gerlach was honored Sept. 24 at the Minnesota Capitol, when his name was added to the Minnesota Fallen Firefighters Memorial.
The Cottage Grove City Council held a closed workshop after the Sept. 20 council meeting. Mayor Myron Bailey said the workshop was regarding the ongoing case State of Minnesota v. 3M Corp. Under state statute, council must describe what they are discussing in a closed session and must give a summary of the session at the next meeting, which will be Oct. 4.