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May 4, 2017
Charges: Man's crime spree spanned Woodbury, Pierce County
Stolen cars from two states, one high-speed chase and a burglary led to a host of felony charges for a Beldenville man this week in Pierce County...
May 4, 2017 - 3:31pm
Junction 70 restaurant in Cottage Grove races to finish line
The long-awaited Junction 70 Grill is now serving. Owner Joel Lehman said it is a somewhat limited opening with a limited menu, but will expand...
May 4, 2017 - 2:21pm
April 20, 2017
Striking up a community band: Musicians sought from Woodbury
Calling all tuba and flute, clarinet and trumpet players from Cottage Grove, Woodbury and elsewhere: the Valley Concert Winds want you.
April 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 18, 2017
River Oaks quarterly review leads to changes at Cottage Grove golf course
River Oaks Golf Course has been under Parks and Recreation Department control for a full quarter now, after being managed by the city council...
April 18, 2017 - 2:50pm
April 12, 2017
Bella is back: Pizza joint opens at new Cottage Grove location
Bella's new location at 7155 80th St. took awhile to get ready, but will open this week just the way Tim and Cinnamon Roche hoped it would b...
April 12, 2017 - 3:38pm
March 30, 2017
Prosecutors: Sex trafficking ring spanned 29 states, reached Cottage Grove and other Twin Cities suburbs
A Cottage Grove townhouse less than a half-mile from an elementary school served as a brothel where women were forced to make a minimum $800...
March 30, 2017 - 11:36am
March 29, 2017
Driver rescued after car plunges off Wal-Mart embankment in Cottage Grove
Cottage Grove Police said a Woodbury man avoided serious injuries when he drove a vehicle over an embankment and into a drainage pond near Wal-Mart...
March 29, 2017 - 12:45pm
March 1, 2017
Manning Avenue to undergo construction
Beginning this year, Manning Avenue — also referred to as Minnesota State Highway 95 — will be undergoing a three-year-long construction...
March 1, 2017 - 9:29am
February 23, 2017
UPDATE: Storm tracks south, sparing metro-area commute
Parts of southeastern Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin were hit with several inches of snow overnight and Friday morning, Feb. 24, but accumulation...
February 23, 2017 - 9:57am
Cities agree to advance HERO Center
Cottage Grove The Cottage Grove and Woodbury city councils agreed to move forward with the HERO (health and emergency response occupations) Center,...
February 23, 2017 - 9:33am
February 22, 2017
Police report: Bloomington teams up with Woodbury K-9 to find drugs along Leyland Trail
Note: This is a sample of recent incidents involving the Woodbury police. All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
February 22, 2017 - 12:33pm
February 14, 2017
Youth Service Bureau to expand programs
Washington County With almost half of its $1.1 million fundraising goal, the Youth Service Bureau is beginning a process of program expansion starting in Cottage Grove. Executive Director Bob Sherman said they started the effort to collect grants last August, and in that time $695,000...
February 14, 2017 - 8:50am
February 13, 2017
Video of girl in underwear leads to alleged pimp
A video of an underage girl dancing in her underwear led to an alleged pimp from Washington County. Woodbury Public Safety, Washington County...
February 13, 2017 - 5:37am
February 8, 2017
Woodbury, Cottage Grove discuss future of HERO Center
City leaders in Cottage Grove and Woodbury will be discussing the proposed law enforcement and emergency medical services (EMS) training facility Thursday. Council members for Woodbury and Cottage Grove will meet Feb. 9 at Central Park to discuss updates to the proposed Health and...
February 8, 2017 - 8:39am
February 7, 2017
Pimp allegedly tries to sell sex at Cottage Grove Walgreen's
What turned out to be some of the parting messages on the escort section of Backpage.com turned into pimping charges against a man who peddled sex in Washington County. On Jan. 9, Washington County Sheriff's Office found among the website's last escort advertisements, a now-defunct...
February 7, 2017 - 8:49pm