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Cottage Growth: Mayor touts new homes, businesses in annual address
County joins national initiative to reduce jail bookings, connect mentally ill inmates to help
New Life Academy takes second in One Act sections
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Boys Hockey: East Ridge wins play-in game, eyes St. Thomas Academy in section quarterfinals
Nordic Skiing: PWER, Math and Science Academy send skiers to state meet
Boys Hockey: East Ridge, Park receive seeds for section tournament
Alpine Skiing: PWER shows strong runs in the state meet
Wrestling: East Ridge advances to state as a team for first time in program history
2017 story: St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
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December 11, 2018
Letter: Reauthorize funding for conservation initiatives
In Minnesota, we are blessed to have beautiful natural resources like lakes, parks, forests and wilderness as well as access to a network of...
December 11, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 4, 2018
The new normal: Water conservation continues in Cottage Grove
COTTAGE GROVE — A year after the city was forced to drastically decrease water usage, residents are continuing their conservation efforts....
September 4, 2018 - 8:39am
December 28, 2017
Cottage Grove revamps water, sewer rate structure; rates raise Jan. 1
Municipal water and sewer users will pay higher rates starting Jan. 1 under the city's new tiered utility structure. The new system focuses on...
December 28, 2017 - 4:36pm
February 19, 2017
Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
There was a whisper of spring in the air, tickling the needles of the pines and ruffling the feathers of the phoebes. I took a deep breath and smiled.
February 19, 2017 - 9:00am
August 2, 2016
3M reduces pumping levels at former dump site
3M has decreased the amount of groundwater pumped through barrier wells at a former dump site between Woodbury Drive and Cottage Grove Drive south of Dale Road that was contaminated by chemicals manufactured by the company. Beginning Tuesday the company started reducing its level...
August 2, 2016 - 5:00pm
March 3, 2009
Extra dollars for outdoors, arts raises some questions
ST. PAUL -- A change in Minnesota's Constitution will soon mean up to $300 million in new money annually for conservation, water quality, parks...
March 3, 2009 - 9:26am
December 17, 2008
3M earns conservation award
Employees at 3M Cottage Grove Center received international recognition for their contributions to wildlife habitat conservation at the Wildlife Habitat Council's 20th annual symposium, "20/20 Vision: Celebrating the Past, Looking to the Future." 3M demonstrates its commitment to...
December 17, 2008 - 8:00am
November 19, 2008
Viewpoint: Not too old for homework
I have this recurring nightmare that pops up once or twice a year, for no explainable reason. I'm back in college and it's about two weeks from the end of the semester and I suddenly realize that I have a class I've never attended. "Oh my gosh!" I think, "I totally forgot that I signed...
November 19, 2008 - 7:57am
June 20, 2008
Extraordinary nature area near Taylor's Falls now protected
Break out the hiking boots and binoculars! The rare Cooper's hawk won't be edged out by urban sprawl. A 49-acre bluff site overlooking the St. Croix River valley and Franconia now has the highest level of state protection. It's open to the public for birding, wildlife...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
Viewpoint: An outdoors lady, and not-so-outdoors fellow
My husband and I have a joke, which I seem to find a lot funnier than he, that I will find at least one opportunity every year to torture him with an ill-fated outdoors experience. It all began the first summer that we were dating, 10 years ago. It was the summer after my sophomore...
May 28, 2008 - 8:42am
May 21, 2008
Citizen-led committee would guide potential new Minnesota conservation spending
In a move that pleased conservationists, the Minnesota Legislature has created a citizen-led council to recommend how potential new money for wildlife habitat will be spent by the Legislature.
May 21, 2008 - 12:00am
May 15, 2008
DNR commissioner envisions new course for conservation
It was a message of a Renaissance, of future change, but the audience wasn't necessarily ready to hear it framed in so many words. It was a tough message of a need for local involvement and enforcement to preserve Minnesota's natural resources as the state's financial resources...
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am
April 1, 2008
Fed money would protect forest
ST. PAUL - Natural resource officials want state funding for a Koochiching County forest program after $3.5 million of federal aid was secured Monday. The federal dollars could help protect 76,000 acres of private land in far northern Minnesota from being developed, said Mark Rey,...
April 1, 2008 - 12:00am
December 19, 2007
Marathon continues groundwater clean up
Marathon Petroleum Co., St. Paul Park, is installing additional equipment to help clean up impacted soil and contaminated groundwater. Cleanup of spills and releases that occurred as long ago as the 1940s and '50s is an ongoing activity at the refinery, said Mike Lukes, environmental...
December 19, 2007 - 10:00am