A Minnesota state senator mentioned prominently as a running mate for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton says she doesn’t want the job.
Authorities are investigating a fire in an apartment building on Hearthside Avenue in Cottage Grove, Minn.
The Holiday Train arrived in Cottage Grove Saturday with a very special mission. For the 15th year, a Canadian Pacific train has rolled into town to help raise money for the Friends in Need Food Shelf. And the evening’s events culminated in a concert by superstar Sheryl Crow, who brought a touch of California warmth to the cold Midwest. The Friends in Need Food Shelf expects to serve 38,000 people this year.
A high school coach has been placed on paid administrative leave for tattooing minors without their parent’s permission. Terry Robert Hardy, 37, is the gymnastics coach at Park High School in Cottage Grove. He’s been cited for two counts of tattooing minors without written parental consent. A 16-year-old girl told WCCO that Hardy gave her three tattoos and a tongue piercing, all inside his home.
The Washington County Attorney’s Office announced that a 16-year-old boy, who was certified as an adult in court, has pleaded guilty in connection to a crime spree in Cottage Grove.
Authorities are investigating after a man was struck and killed by a SUV on 70th Street near Goodview Avenue in Cottage Grove. Police say officers, paramedics and fire responded to the scene at 2:04 p.m. Tuesday and found the victim unresponsive.
A Cottage Grove man was sentenced to more than two years in prison for his role in stealing nearly $700,000 from his church. Scott Joseph Domeier, a former employee of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, was sentenced to 27 months for swindling $670,000 between 1995 and 2012.
The Red Cross is helping a family in Cottage Grove Saturday morning after fire ripped through a home. The blaze took place at midnight in the 6600 block of Ideal Avenue South.
Black bear sightings in the suburbs are rare, but neighbors in one south metro city are on the lookout. That’s because a bear was seen roaming residential streets in Cottage Grove Wednesday morning. Police think it weighed as much as 250 pounds.
A 51-year-old Cottage Grove man pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing more than $670,000 from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, his former employer.
Triplets from Cottage Grove will each receive scouting’s highest honor on Sunday as Tom, Joe and David Tschida of Troop 286 will become Eagle Scouts.
Danielle Jelinek’s mother and sister talked to WCCO about the prime suspect in her December 9 disappearance, as well as how they’re coping with the possibility of not having Danielle home for Christmas.
A jogger’s quick thinking helped police catch two guys accused of shooting her with a pellet gun.
A 23-year-old man has been sentenced for shooting at police officers during a standoff at his St. Paul Park home, according to authorities.
Police are trying to figure out why Chevel Richard chased down his wife and shot her to death before taking his own life.
Police say a woman was found shot to death inside a Cottage Grove Jimmy John’s Thursday afternoon.
The Cottage View Drive-In, one of the only drive-in theaters left in the metro area will have its final showing this Saturday.
The Washington County Attorney’s Office has charged a Cottage Grove man over the death of a Bayport man whom he assaulted in a bar fight.
A 31-year-old Cottage Grove man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 14 years in prison for distributing child pornography, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
An out of control car came to a stop in a Cottage Grove front yard, but not after first hitting mailboxes, landscaping and a tree.
A Minnesota family says their loved ones’ treatment on national television led her to take her own life.
Bystanders helped Cottage Grove police early Sunday morning in freeing a woman who was trapped inside a rolled over car, authorities said.
A Cottage Grove man is vowing to find the driver that he says hit him on his motorcycle. Canh Chu told WCCO he was riding down 494 near South St. Paul early Friday morning when a car hit him from behind.
A mother who was recently charged with accidentally suffocating her infant son while drunk has died after setting herself on fire, police said.
A mother is accused of accidentally killing her infant son, who investigators say suffocated when she rolled onto him while drunk.