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Cottage Grove Triplets Earning Eagle Scout Honors

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.

01/26/2013

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Missing Woman’s Family Talks About Suspect, Christmas Without Her

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.

12/22/2012

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Jogger Shot By Pellet Gun, Turns Suspects In With Cell Phone Pic

A jogger’s quick thinking helped police catch two guys accused of shooting her with a pellet gun.

11/15/2012

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Man Sentenced To 10 Years In St. Paul Park Standoff

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.

11/14/2012

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Victim ID’d In Cottage Grove Strip Mall Shooting

Police are trying to figure out why Chevel Richard chased down his wife and shot her to death before taking his own life.

10/26/2012

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Cottage Grove Shooting Leaves Woman, Suspected Gunman Dead

Police say a woman was found shot to death inside a Cottage Grove Jimmy John’s Thursday afternoon.

10/25/2012

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One Of The Last 2 Metro Drive-Ins Closes Saturday

The Cottage View Drive-In, one of the only drive-in theaters left in the metro area will have its final showing this Saturday.

10/12/2012

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Cottage Grove Man Charged Over Bar Fight Death

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.

10/05/2012

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Cottage Grove Man Gets 14 Years For Distributing Child Porn

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.

08/22/2012

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Neighbors Recall Car Crash That Pinned 1 Woman

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.

07/31/2012

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Family: TV Show Prompted Woman’s Suicide

A Minnesota family says their loved ones’ treatment on national television led her to take her own life.

07/31/2012

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Bystanders Help Police Free Woman In Crashed Car

Bystanders helped Cottage Grove police early Sunday morning in freeing a woman who was trapped inside a rolled over car, authorities said.

07/31/2012

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Motorcyclist Alleges Hit & Run, Cops Skeptical

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.

07/28/2012

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Police: Mother Charged In Baby’s Death Sets Self On Fire

A mother who was recently charged with accidentally suffocating her infant son while drunk has died after setting herself on fire, police said.

07/09/2012

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Charges: Drunk Mother Suffocated Baby While Asleep

A mother is accused of accidentally killing her infant son, who investigators say suffocated when she rolled onto him while drunk.

06/07/2012

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Babysitter Accused Of Sexual Contact With Teen

A Cottage Grove, Minn. woman has been charged with having sex with a teenage boy she used to babysit.

06/04/2012

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Kane County Investigates Death Of MN Man At Jail

Authorities in suburban Chicago are investigating the death of a 20-year-old Minnesota man who was found unresponsive in a cell at the Kane County jail.

05/31/2012

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RVs, Cars Catch Fire Outside Cottage Grove Storage Facility

The image of six burning recreational vehicles greeted firefighters Friday morning outside a Cottage Grove storage facility, authorities say.

04/06/2012

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Savage Officer Hurt In Crash Released From Hospital

More than two months after suffering a traumatic head injury in a car accident, a Savage Police officer was released from the hospital on Tuesday.

03/27/2012

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3 Indicted For Allegedly Passing Bad Checks At Target

Three people were indicted last Thursday in federal court for allegedly using counterfeit checks at multiple Target locations to purchase an amount of items totaling more than $12,000, according to court documents.

01/23/2012

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Authorities Investigating Head-On Crash That Injured 4

Three teenagers and boy are in the hospital after a crash in Cottage Grove early Wednesday night, according to authorities.

01/11/2012

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Police: Man Arrested In Cottage Grove Car Break-Ins

Cottage Grove Police said Wednesday a 20-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a series of car break-ins that happened in the city between April and July.

12/14/2011

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Cottage Grove Man Pleads Guilty In Child Porn Case

Steven Michael Borgan Jr. pleaded guilty to one count of distributing child pornography in Minneapolis Federal Court on Tuesday. He was indicted on Aug. 8.

11/29/2011

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Police: Infant Died After Mother Fell Asleep On Him

Police say a 3-week-old infant suffocated and died after his mother fell asleep on top of him.

11/23/2011

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3-Week-Old Infant Dies In Cottage Grove

A 3-week old infant died Tuesday morning at a Woodbury Hospital after the baby was found not breathing, according to the Cottage Grove Department of Public Safety.

11/22/2011

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