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Bomb squad called for suspicious backpacks found outside Cottage Grove armory

June 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

COTTAGE GROVE — A bomb squad was called to Cottage Grove Monday morning after suspicious backpacks were found outside the National Guard Armory.

National Guard staff called police after they arrived around 7 a.m. and found two unattended backpac…continue reading on dglobe.com

Zap native retires after lengthy 3M career: Vickie Batroot closes book on 37 years with global company

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — Vickie Batroot’s introduction to 3M-Cottage Grove came not as site director but as college intern.
In 1977, Batroot was a University of North Dakota chemical engineering student on a one-year internship at 3M headquarters …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Zap native retires after lengthy 3M career: Vickie Batroot closes book on 37 years with global company

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — Vickie Batroot’s introduction to 3M-Cottage Grove came not as site director but as college intern.
In 1977, Batroot was a University of North Dakota chemical engineering student on a one-year internship at 3M headquarters …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Updates proposed for Business Enterprise Center

July 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

The new business model the city of Cottage Grove has been working on since 2012 is starting to take shape as tenants begin setting up shop in the Business Enterprise Center.

Located in the former City Hall building on 80th Street, the BEC is a cit…continue reading on swcbulletin.com

Cottage Grove 2013 Strawberry Fest ambassadors named

June 18, 2013 in South Washington County Bulletin

Seven girls will represent Cottage Grove for the next year at community events, area festivals and other civic celebrations. Continue Reading

Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest medallion found

June 17, 2013 in South Washington County Bulletin

A group of searchers found the medallion around 10 a.m. Monday. Continue Reading

Strawberry Fest Medallion Hunt Clue #4

June 17, 2013 in South Washington County Bulletin

The Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Medallion Hunt continues today with Clue #4: Continue Reading

Cottage Grove’s 95th Street maintenance project bid awarded

June 17, 2013 in South Washington County Bulletin

Work will include parts of 95th Street from Ideal Avenue to Jamaica Avenue. Continue Reading

Portion of 70th Street transferred to Cottage Grove

June 16, 2013 in South Washington County Bulletin

In preparation for the road project that will align County State Aid Highway 20, or 70th Avenue, to Keats Avenue, Washington County transferred over ownership of a portion of the highway to the city of Cottage Grove. Continue Reading

Two south Washington County Girl Scouts go for gold

June 15, 2013 in South Washington County Bulletin

The Cottage Grove City Council recognized Park High School graduate Hannah Birttnen and East Ridge grad Gwen Riemenschneider for their efforts in attaining the Girl Scout’s highest achievement. Continue Reading