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November 13, 2018
Susie Brown of Cottage Grove was named the 2018 winner of the Path to Poetry contest. Her poem can be seen at Woodridge Park. Photo courtesy of City of Cottage Grove
Path to Poetry winner has work displayed at Woodridge Park
November 13, 2018 - 11:09am
May 24, 2018
Recreation Supervisor Molly Pietruszewski (right) accepted the Minnesota Parks and Recreation Award in the sponsorships and partnerships category at the May 16 City Council meeting, along with Inclusive Playground Task Force members Cameron Schwichtenberg and Alene Colvin.  Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Inclusive playground snags parks and rec award
May 24, 2018 - 5:00am
April 28, 2018
Members of the Inclusive Playground task force were recognized at the volunteer recognition ceremony April 17. Photo courtesy of the city of Cottage Grove
Volunteers in the spotlight
April 28, 2018 - 6:00am
October 9, 2017
Lloyd Busch of Cottage Grove pushes son Joey, 25, at the Sept. 26 opening of the inclusive playground at Woodridge Park. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
One for all: Cottage Grove celebrates opening of inclusive playground
October 9, 2017 - 10:47am
August 7, 2017
Shannon Hagness and daughters Abby, 10 (left) and Lily, 8, examine the Sway Fun  at the inclusive playground construction site at Woodridge Park in Cottage Grove. The Sway Fun is a wheelchair accessible glider that will allow special needs kids to ride it. Hagness, a member of the inclusive playground task force, pitched in with the Cottage Grove Lions Club to help assemble rides, swing sets and a climbing wall during a July 29 community build. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia.
One step closer: Inclusive playground taking shape
August 7, 2017 - 8:45am
May 18, 2017
The City Council and the Parks and Recreation Department's Molly Pietruszewski and Zac Dockter stand with kids breaking ground on the Woodridge Park Inclusive Playground. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Playing in the dirt: Ground breaks on inclusive playground at Woodridge Park
May 18, 2017 - 12:01pm
April 13, 2017
The Mendota Heights Rotary Club donated $21,000 to the project at the April 5 city council meeting. Katie Nelson / Bulletin
Ready, set, build: Cottage Grove inclusive playground bids approved by council
April 13, 2017 - 8:30am
March 8, 2017
A proposed inclusive playground at Woodridge Park would include elements that are easily accessible and catered to a variety of kids' needs. The play area would be about 23,000 square feet, significantly larger than the current structure. (Submitted illustration)
Inclusive playground to be built this summer in Cottage Grove
March 8, 2017 - 8:53am
January 25, 2017
Recreation Director Molly Pietruszewski, who has been spearheading the inclusive playground project since its inception, displays the $56,000 worth of checks received at the Jan. 18 city council meeting. These donations brought the project to 78 percent funding. (Bulletin photo by Katie Nelson)
Inclusive playground donations inch toward goal
January 25, 2017 - 8:30am
September 19, 2016
About 225 people participated in the community walk fundraiser for the Woodridge Park inclusive playground, bringing funding of the project up to 68 percent. (Photo courtesy of Sharon Madsen)play button
Walk the walk: Inclusive playground community walk fundraiser raises $16,500
September 19, 2016 - 5:17pm
September 7, 2016
The inclusive playground planned for Woodridge Park will have something for kids of every ability to do. (Submitted photo)
Inclusive playground fundraising gets a boost
September 7, 2016 - 8:30am