Cottage Grove

Bike Hit And Run

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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Man Killed In Cottage Grove Rollover ID’d

The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the person who was killed in a rollover accident in Cottage Grove Thursday afternoon.

11/11/2011

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1 Killed In Cottage Grove Rollover

One person was killed Thursday after a rollover accident in Cottage Grove, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The accident happened at about 3:10 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 95 and 70th Street in Cottage Grove.

11/10/2011

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Cottage Grove Police Officer Cleared In Standoff

The Washington County Attorney’s office has cleared a Cottage Grove police officer who shot and wounded a man during a standoff in August.

10/24/2011

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Raccoon Virus Causing Concern Around The Twin Cities

A dangerous virus is spreading around the raccoon population and it’s prompting warnings in the Twin Cities. The animals are suffering from canine distemper.

10/13/2011

"Wendell lives to get in the car. He gets really excited."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Brad And Wendell At Cottage View Drive-In

“I hate the car dealer kind of stuff, so I walked in there with $10,000 in cash.” The Ride The Driver: Brad  Car in Question: 2005 Honda Civic Spotted at: Cottage View Drive-In, Cottage Grove, […]

10/03/2011

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Cottage Grove Residents Warned About Sick Raccoons

After police received numerous complaints of sick raccoons, Cottage Grove residents are being warned to take precautions with their children and pets.

09/29/2011

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Man Arrested In Cottage Grove, Hastings Home Burglaries

A 33-year-old man is in custody, accused of burglarizing several occupied homes in Hastings and Cottage Grove.

06/20/2011

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Man, 69, Dies After Crashing Motorcycle Into Cow

A man is dead after he crashed his motorcycle into a cow in the Tampa Bay area.

02/19/2011

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Cottage Grove Man Killed In Iowa Tree-Cutting Accident

Authorities have identified two men who died in separate accidents in Iowa County in eastern Iowa.

02/04/2011

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Wife Dies, Husband Treated In Possible Drug Overdose

Police are investigating after a woman was found dead and her husband in need of medical assistance in a Cottage Grove apartment.

01/06/2011

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2 Die In Recent Twin Cities Roof Falls

A Cottage Grove paramedic is the second person in the Twin Cities to recently die after falling from a roof while clearing ice or snow.

12/31/2010

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Minn. School Briefly Evacuated For Chemical Smell

An elementary school in the eastern Twin Cities was briefly evacuated because of a chemical smell in the hallway.

12/06/2010

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