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Calling all medallion hunters! The Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Medallion Hunt is on, with up to a $300 prize on the line. Clues are available 8:30 a.m. daily on the door of the Edina Realty-Cottage Grove office, 8475 East Point Douglas Road, and posted online 10 a.m. at www.swcbulletin.com . Clues will be available the same way each day until the medallion is found. The medallion is hidden on public land in Cottage Grove. Please be respectful of property when searching.
The South Washington County Scholarship Committee awarded three $6,000 scholarships for 2018. The recipients were announced at awards ceremonies May 3 for East Ridge High School, May 29 for Woodbury High School and May 30 for Park High School. The recipients are Justin Alpers of East Ridge High School, Haley Roettger of Woodbury High School and Delaney Young of Park High School. Since the scholarship formation in 1982, continuing support from the St.
Calling all medallion hunters! The Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Medallion Hunt starts today with up to a $300 prize on the line. Clues are available 8:30 a.m. daily on the door of the Edina Realty-Cottage Grove office, 8475 East Point Douglas Road, and posted online 10 a.m. at www.swcbulletin.com . Clues will be available the same way each day until the medallion is found. The medallion is hidden on public land in Cottage Grove. Please be respectful of property when searching.
At 15, K. Coleman was left in the snow on the side of Highway 61 in Cottage Grove, bloody and bruised after being raped by three men. She experienced the brutal horror again years later when, at 19, she was forced by a group of strangerS with weapons into an unknown home. "I just started crying. 'I'm not here by choice, I need to get out,' and it didn't really phase him," she said. "So he assaulted me, but he kept saying, 'I'm sorry.'" Twice in five years Coleman found herself reporting rapes, talking to police and nurses, feeling lost and alone.
Key elements of our city's tagline — Where Pride and Prosperity Meet — were in prominent display at the June 2, 2018, open house of the new and needed fire station. "Prosperity" was reflected in the city's capacity to furnish firefighters with an exceedingly well-structured, esthetically pleasing and functional building. The fire-fighting appointments — training area and equipment bays to just name a couple — were designed to enhance skills and expedite response time.
Get ready to start searching. The Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Medallion Hunt starts Monday, June 11, and there is up to $300 on the line.
State Rep. Tony Jurgens filed for re-election June 4 for the Minnesota House District 54B seat. He was first elected to the House in 2016. "It has been such an honor to learn about the priorities of our area residents and fight for them in the Minnesota House," the Republican from Cottage Grove said in a news release. "It would be a privilege to continue this service." District 54B includes the cities of Hastings, Cottage Grove and Afton, as well as Denmark and Nininger townships. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6.
A spaghetti dinner/bike rally/silent auction/raffle/bake sale will take place from 1-6 p.m. on Sunday, June 10 at the VFW Red Barn in Cottage Grove, 9260 East Point Douglas Road. The benefit dinner will be held for Denyse Kruger, who is currently battling bone cancer. To learn more on Kruger’s story and to donate, go to www.gofundme.com/DenyseKrugerWillRideAgain .
Cottage Grove Middle School Student Council’s annual pet event has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 9. Admission is $7, which includes an event t-shirt. Other activities and concessions may have an additional cost. There will be many activities for attendees and their pets including a pet spa and photo booth. All proceeds benefit the Animal Ark Pet Rescue.
The deadline to nominate a veteran for the Veterans’ Voices Awards is Thursday, June 7. The Veterans’ Voices Award recognizes Minnesotans who have honorably served and are making extraordinary contributions to their communities. Nominees must be a current or former military service member living in Minnesota and be able to attend the October 7, 2018 awards ceremony. All anonymous nominations will be confirmed by the nominee if selected. For nomination criteria and more information, visit http://mnhum.org/vets/award/nomination/