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September 21, 2018
If the community agrees to the noise barrier, it would stretch just under a mile from Hefner Avenue to 90th Street along Highway 61. Courtesy of the city of Cottage Grove
City, MnDOT gauge noise wall interest
September 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
City approves preliminary 3 percent levy increase
September 21, 2018 - 10:53am
Proposed design for Ravine Parkway. Courtesy of the city of Cottage Grove
Technical hiccup pushes back completion of Ravine Parkway
September 21, 2018 - 10:53am
A Fitness Court — the original one in San Franciso shown — could be coming to Cottage Grove in 2019. Courtesy of the National Fitness Campaign
City pitches outdoor fitness court
September 21, 2018 - 9:45am
September 20, 2018
County's Draft 2040 Comprehensive Plan survey open until Sept. 30
September 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
Dana Ferguson
Experienced watchdog journalist hired to cover Minnesota government for Forum News Service
September 20, 2018 - 8:12am
September 19, 2018
News briefs: South Washington Watershed appointments; Fire Department open house
September 19, 2018 - 8:00pm
September 13, 2018
Wayne Johnson
Johnson runs unopposed for Washington County D4 seat; Swenson reaffirms decision to withdraw
September 13, 2018 - 6:00am
September 12, 2018
The city, Washington County and Mesaba Capital are considering several possibilities for the reconstruction of the library and the proposed construction of an apartment building with a retial component, including the two sketches shown. Courtesy of the city of Cottage Grove
Old City Hall site could become market rate apartments
September 12, 2018 - 6:00pm
Stan Karwoski and Julie Ohs
Washington County Board candidates talk transportation, 3M settlement
September 12, 2018 - 10:03am
September 7, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Rural guy in big cities for a reason
September 7, 2018 - 7:00am
September 6, 2018
Forum News Service reporter Don Davis works outside of Gov. Mark Dayton's office during a special session in 2011. Andrew VonBank / Special to Forum News Service
Retiring state Capitol reporter Davis celebrated for his dedication to greater Minnesota
September 6, 2018 - 6:27pm
September 5, 2018
3M working groups set planning, implementation timeline
September 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
September 3, 2018
Hazardous waste pick up dates
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
August 30, 2018
News briefs: Newport on the Move looks for skates; Citizen's Academy applications open
August 30, 2018 - 5:48pm