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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Nominations open for Volunteer Person and Group of the Year

volunteers march 2017

We are seeking nominations for the 2024 Volunteer of the Year and Volunteer Group of the Year. Both awards recognize long-term service to the community or exceptional service over the past year. 

Here are the nomination forms:

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Posted on: December 22, 2023

Register for Grizzly 3v3 Hockey League

Newsflash - Grizzly League

After a successful inaugural year, the Grizzly 3v3 Hockey League is back! 

Goalies love the fast style of play, defensive players will stop odd man rushes while being quick and creative, and offensive players must think fast and create plays befor...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Preserve. Play. Prosper.

Newsflash - Hamlet Park

In his State of the City address on February 7, Mayor Myron Bailey announced a plan to elevate parks, recreation, and outdoor spaces in Cottage Grove.

The “Preserve. Play. Prosper.” plan would enhance play at Hamlet Park, upgrade River ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

2023 Photo Contest Winners Announced

Newsflash - Tanks Family Farm

Mayor Bailey presented awards to the first prize winners at the Jan. 18 city council meeting. (22:17)

The first prize winners were:

  • Gwen Martin - "Cooling off with Sparky" in the Celebration and Events category.
  • Isaac Pavek - " Fall Bliss"...
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Posted on: February 7, 2024

State of the City Address

Newsflash - State of the City

You can watch the official video here: 2024 Cottage Grove State of the City Address (

  • Did you know that Cottage Grove is the 26th largest city in Minnesota with a population of just over 42,000 residents? 
  • Did you know Cottage Grove has...
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