Cottage Grove

Teen Gets 27 Years For Killing Cottage Grove TeacherA 19-year-old Pine Springs man who pleaded guilty in the shooting death of a popular Cottage Grove teacher learned his fate Friday afternoon. Bailey Garcia was sentenced to 27 years for second-degree murder in the January drive-by shooting death of David Frigaard in Mahtomedi.
2 Men Charged With Credit Card Fraud In Ramsey CountyTwo men believed by police to have used fraudulent credit cards in at least eight metro area cities have been charged with identity theft and fraud.
Minn. Lawmaker To Work For Medical Marijuana ManufacturerA state lawmaker who advocated for Minnesota's medical marijuana law is now working for one of state's medical marijuana manufacturers. Rep. Dan Schoen will be a security consultant for LeafLine Labs.
Woman Accused Of Stealing Almost $3K Worth Of Sunglasses From Pearle VisionA Cottage Grove woman is accused of stealing almost $3,000 worth of eyewear from a Hastings Pearle Vision last spring. Emily Catherine Pesek, 31, is facing one count of theft over $1,000.
Lightning Strike Causes House Fire In Cottage GroveA Cottage Grove house caught on fire Saturday morning after a bolt of lightning struck the home. According to Washington County officials, around 6 a.m. a call came in reporting a fire in the 8400 block of Hyde Avenue.
Minnesota Man Dies In Wisconsin ATV CrashA Minnesota man has died after crashing an all-terrain vehicle into a tree in northwestern Wisconsin. The Bayfield County Sheriff's Department says 37-year-old Matthew Losen of Cottage Grove, Minnesota, and a group of friends were riding ATVs Friday when Losen went off the road into the ditch and struck a tree.
Teen Pleads Guilty In Cottage Grove Teacher's Shooting DeathA 19-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday in the January shooting death of a popular Cottage Grove teacher who was also a bar owner. Bailey Garcia was charged with second-degree murder in the Jan. 24 drive-by shooting death of David Frigaard, who owned Frigaard's Bar in Mahtomedi.
Soldier Surprises Kids At School In Cottage GroveAn early morning surprise brought one family to tears. Chief Warrant Officer Gabriel Timp has been serving in Kuwait, and Monday morning, he had an emotional reunion with his children.
Former Radio Host Jeff Dubay Arrested AgainFormer radio host Jeff Dubay is in trouble with the law again after an arrest for suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia on Wednesday in Cottage Grove.
Cottage Grove Man Arrested After Driving SUV Through HouseA 37-year-old man is in jail on suspicion of drunk driving and domestic assault after driving an SUV through a house in Cottage Grove early Wednesday morning following a domestic dispute, according to police.
Andersen To Add 300 Jobs In $45M ExpansionAmerica's largest window and door maker is getting even bigger. Andersen Windows announced Monday a major expansion in Minnesota. The company just opened its newest manufacturing facility in Bayport.
Kidney Snowman Helps Get Cottage Grove Man Life-Saving TransplantA Cottage Grove man, who earned worldwide attention while waiting for a kidney transplant, has a new organ. Jim Gorbunow, 44, begins each day with a handful of medications. Over the course of a day, he'll take upwards of 30 pills.