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ST. CROIX FALLS, Wis. - The St. Croix National Scenic Riverway plans to burn numerous brush piles in the Riverway corridor from Feb. 26 – March 31 depending on weather conditions. The National … more
What happens on and to the old Mississippi Dunes golf course will soon be in the hands of the landowner and Rachel Development. In the meantime, a group including Cottage Grove and area residents are … more
Be captivated by all things winged from educators at St. Louis’s World Bird Sanctuary during the “Masters of the Sky” weekend. Hosted by Carpenter Nature Center’s (CNC) … more
Sample the best of winter at the Washington County Parks Blizzard Bash 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park. Events will include: • Arts and crafts. … more
Get outside to hike and discover fun outdoor activities like finding coyote tracks, owl pellets, and bald eagle nests with park rangers throughout the winter season at Crosby Farm Regional Park from … more
Busy Beaver Park at Newport is getting some updates. Approved at the Jan. 4, 2024 regular council meeting, the new playground equipment to be located at the southwest corner of 10th Avenue and 17th … more
Starting in 2014 with a call to the local paper and a Facebook page, the Cottage Grove Random Runners have been thriving ever since. Just recently, the group held a fundraiser that ended up raising … more
Join the East Cottage Grove Scramblers Snowmobile Club from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 6 for a vintage snowmobile show & swap and 5-mile vintage ride. This event also promises to have food, vendors, … more
A local citizens group is hosting a Community Forum to address riverfront issues and the conservation of unique lands along the River. Friends of Grey Cloud, which formed to address concerns over the … more
Holiday decorations lights are up again, and with that comes the opportunity to taken in the sights. Included on the Holiday light map for Cottage Grove are the following addresses with light … more
Frosty 40, an annual event for participants to embrace the winter season, is now open for registration. This challenge involves walking, running, cross-country skiing, or snowshoeing 40 miles in 40 … more
Celebrate the holiday season with the annual festive Holiday Train from 3-6 p.m. Dec. 10, at the “Cottage Grove Stop” near the Visitors Bureau, and support the local Friends in Need Food … more
Indulge in a memorable evening of culinary storytelling on Thursday, Nov. 30 at the River Oaks Golf Course & Event Center. Delve into the narrative of Joseph Carr, the creator behind Josh, Force and … more
Sip some cider, eat breakfast with Santa, warm up by the fire and bask in the holiday glow with an old-fashioned holiday celebration in downtown Afton from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 from and from 11 … more
Join fellow bird enthusiasts for 2023’s last guided bird hike in Washington County, taking place at Pine Point Regional Park from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. All participants are to meet at … more
Let the stars lead the way to Lake Elmo Park Reserve from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, 2024, for a celestial show in the skies. Make friends with constellations like The Big Bear, Orion the … more
If you are looking for fresh, locally grown apples, don’t miss out on a visit to Carpenter Nature Center’s (CNC) Apple Shack in Hastings. Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through … more
If you are looking for fresh, locally grown apples, don’t miss out on a visit to Carpenter Nature Center’s (CNC) Apple Shack in Hastings. Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through … more
Join the Dodge Nature Center for a family-friendly Halloween Extravaganza at Shepard Farm in Cottage Grove from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 28. Enjoy trick-or-treating through the woods, hay wagon rides, … more
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