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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Community Night at the St. Paul Saints

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Cottage Grove’s Convention and Visitors Bureau, Discover Cottage Grove, along with the St. Paul Saints, proudly present Cottage Grove Community Night on Saturday, June 11 at CHS Field.

Join us for a night of Cottage Grove pride and community as the St. Pau...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Strawberry Fest is Back at Kingston Park

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Strawberry Fest is Back June 16-19 

After a two-year hiatus, Strawberry Fest is back. The city’s largest event is June 16-19 at Kingston Park. 

People come from across the Twin Cities to Cottage Grove’s Strawberry Fest to...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Lightning Warning System Installed at Kingston

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New technology at Kingston Park will help keep visitors at one of the city's most popular parks safe. 

Crews installed a new lightning prediction and warning system in April called Thor Guard. The system, partially paid for with a grant, ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

May is Building Safety Month

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The City of Cottage Grove has a team of dedicated staff who ensure safety in the spaces in which we live, work and learn. May is Building Safety Month so we’d like to recognize their hard work and tell you a little bit about what the team does. ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Chickens and Ducks Given the Green Light

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Residents on smaller single-family residential lots may now have backyard chickens and ducks. The City Council at its April 6 meeting voted on allowing residents to apply for a two-year permit to have chickens or ducks on any residential lot with three or...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Changes to Food Truck Licenses Approved

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Food trucks may now operate and serve food to the public in more parts of the city. The City Council at its April 6 meeting amended the city’s food truck ordinance so trucks may park and serve food to the public on any commercial or industrial property wi...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Reimagine Recreation: Take Our Survey

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If you could build a park in Cottage Grove, what would it include? What’s Cottage Grove missing that keeps you from your perfect day of recreation?

Think big! Do we need a community garden? Maybe more splash pads. We want to hear your ideas.

Sugge...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Help Raise Awareness About Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Month

Millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. May is Mental Health Awareness Month so we want to raise awareness about mental health and educate the public about resources available to them.

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Memorial Day Ceremony is May 30 at City Hall

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Join us for this year’s Memorial Day Ceremony at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 30 at Cottage Grove City Hall.

The event’s keynote speaker is Trista MatasCastillo, a veteran who will talk about the realities and challenges faced by today&rsq...

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