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“Chickens, ducks and food trucks. What do these three have in common?” That was Mayor Myron Bailey’s topic of choice for the Mayor’s Moment in May...
May 25, 2022
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BY BEA WESTERBERG Bloom, bloom, bloom “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have”. A poster available on Am...
May 25, 2022
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BY JILL PERTLER Gratitude in the everyday Today I was overwhelmed by a feeling of gratitude. This isn’t a given for me, at this point in my life. ...
May 25, 2022
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The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has made a career singing about “Fishing in The Dark.” Until recently, I had never actually fished in the dark, but thanks ...
May 25, 2022
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The following river level data was logged and/or forecast for the St. Croix and Mississippi Rivers by the National Weather Service at water.weather.g...
May 25, 2022
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16 years ago SOUTH WASHINGTON COUNTY BULLETIN May 10, 2006 With arson suspected in two home fires on Glendenning Road in southeastern Cottage G...
May 25, 2022
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Following an appeal on page six of the May 12 edition and provision of color photos to help with bird ID, we can now start providing bird profiles of ...
May 18, 2022
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May 13 7:45 a.m. A motor vehicle vs. fixed object accident with property damage was reported in the 12800 block of Ravine Pkwy. S. May 15 ...
May 25, 2022
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May 12 8:45 a.m. A juvenile female was charged with Drugs – Possess/Sale Small Amount of Marijuana – No Remuneration. 10:37 a.m. Omar Moreno Jr...
May 25, 2022
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To the Cottage Grove Journal, Since it has been a month and no news from state representative Keith Franke on redistricting, I plan to announce a gro...
May 25, 2022
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May 3 5/3/2022 11:37 a.m. an officer responded to 90Th St S, Cottage Grove, regarding a medical. 5/3/2022 11:55 a.m. an officer responded to Po...
May 25, 2022
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7900 HEMINGWAY AVE S • COTTAGE GROVE, MN 55016 651-459-2040 All Washington County Library branches will be closed on Monday, June 20 in observance ...
May 25, 2022
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BY BEA WESTERBERG It’s a green, growing world! “Fire and gun powder do not sleep together”. Proverb We think we got the last of the gun powder ou...
May 18, 2022
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May 5 8:42 a.m. A one-vehicle accident with property damage was reported in the 8000 block of 80th St. S. 1:06 p.m. A car vs. parked car ...
May 18, 2022
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May 6 11:35 a.m. Dillon M. Grimes, 31 of Cottage Grove was arrested for warrant service and charged with Operate Vehicle with Expired Registration,...
May 18, 2022
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Dear editor, I was happy to recently hear President Biden talk about the importance of finding a cure for cancer in his State of the Union address. M...
May 18, 2022
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BY JILL PERTLER Cacophony of chatter, chaos and beauty The birds outside my bedroom window go crazy every morning. I love it. They wake up – ...
May 18, 2022
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April 26 4:24 p.m. an officer responded to Ravine Pkwy S, Cottage Grove, regarding a citizen/public assist. 4:32 p.m. an officer responded to H...
May 18, 2022
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10 No-Cost Ways to Reduce Financial Fraud Risk May 20, 2022, Cottage Grove, MN — Each year United States businesses lose over 5% annual revenue d...
May 18, 2022
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May 18, 2022
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Local Students Graduate from Nursing Program at Bemidji State University Local students have recently graduated from the nursing program at Bemidji ...
May 18, 2022
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Territorial Dispatch 170 years ago THE DAKOTA FRIEND/DAKOTA TAWAXITKU KIN August 1852 The story of Joseph Renville (continued and concluded fr...
May 18, 2022
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Saturday, May 14th was the “Minnesota Fishing Opener” and at least from the prospective of this columnist, it was quite eventful. Personally, I would...
May 18, 2022
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South Washington County is a big place with many different communities. Here’s some of what’s been happening or due to happen along the riverbank, a...
May 11, 2022
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Students named to UW-Stout men’s track and field team MENOMONIE, Wis. (April 21, 2022) - The following students have been named to the University ...
May 11, 2022
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BY BEA WESTERBERG A good chance spring is for real “Don’t let anyone who hasn’t been in your shoes tell you how to tie your laces.” Global Talk Ne...
May 11, 2022
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Local students named to dean’s list at Washington University in St. Louis The following students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2...
May 11, 2022
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May 4 12:40 a.m. Steven A. Flora, 57 of no particular address was charged with Driving After Revocation and Uninsured Vehicle-Owner Violation. Ma...
May 11, 2022
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April 25 10:27 a.m. A two-vehicle accident with property damage was reported at the intersection of 80th St. S. and East Point Douglas Rd. S. ...
May 11, 2022
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BY JILL PERTLER Trust – in yourself, in the world around you A few weeks ago I started a series on seven words that can possibly help us make sen...
May 11, 2022