Cottage Grove family's coat drive will aid thousands in 5th year
Karen Wenzel is emotional as she talks about a young boy who received his first pair of winter boots through her charity, Coats of Kindness.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Holiday Train Sheryl Crow show final tally: record $136,000
The final tally for Saturday's Holiday Train fundraiser in Cottage Grove shows roughly $136,000 was raised, a record.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Cottage Grove coat charity in fifth year
Karen Wenzel, who founded Coats of Kindness along with her husband, Eric , sorts infant snowsuits at Werner Electrical Supply in Cottage Grove on Dec. 13, 2013.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CST
The Archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis asked Catholics for forgiveness Sunday, saying he's sorry that he overlooked the issue of clergy sex abuse for too long instead of responding energetically.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Railing against hunger on the Holiday Train
At top, John-Henry Scheller, 5, of Cottage Grove, read with Mrs. Claus. Above left, children played in the snow in the rail yard.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
MNsure deadline looms as frustration builds; callers seeking help wait
With a deadline fast approaching, frustration is building among many users of MNsure as people seek final answers about what sort of health insurance coverage they'll have next year.
Cottage Grove expects 20,000 for free Sheryl Crow holiday show
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will chug into Cottage Grove Saturday, and volunteers are scrambling to prepare for an anticipated crowd of 20,000.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
High school gymnastics coach on leave after claims he illegally...
Father Curt Rasmussen went to the police last week to inform them that Hardy had tattooed his 16-year-old daughter, Abby, twice without his consent - once during the summer and a second time in September.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Minn. coach accused of tattooing minor
IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES DURING THE MID WEEK TIME FRAME WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND VERY POOR VISIBILITY IN HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS.
Police: Coach tattooed teen without parental permission
The gymnastics coach at Park of Cottage Grove High School has been placed on administrative leave after being cited for applying a pair of tattoos to a juvenile without the permission of her parents.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Family spotlights: Holiday Train and Holiday in Lights
JEFF WHEELER ï email@example.com COTTAGE GROVE - 12/11/07 - ] The Canadian Pacific Railway Holiday Train made its annual stop in Cottage Grove Tuesday evening.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
16-Year-Old Found Guilty In Adult Court Of Robberies, Burglaries
The Washington County Attorney's Office announced that a 16-year-old boy, who was certified as an adult in court, has pleaded guilty in connection to a crime spree in Cottage Grove.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Wisconsin Woman Charged with Credit-Card Fraud in Woodbury
A Prescott, Wis., woman has been charged with using a credit card stolen from a co-worker at two stores in Woodbury in July.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
School briefs: Forest Lake FFA chapter earns national honors
Forest Lake Area High School is home to a top-tier chapter of the National FFA Organization, also known as the Future Farmers of America, the group announced during its recent national convention.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Hastings welcomes new $130 million bridge to town
On Feb. 21, 1951, Kane was 8 years old, ditched class at Guardian Angels School and walked to the city's new bridge by himself for a ribbon-cutting event.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
District 833 Will Hold A Job Fair This Weekend
South Washington County Schools is holding a job fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 23. The job fair will be held at the District Service Center , 7362 E. Point Douglas Road S., Cottage Grove.