Cottage Grove Police Investigating 4 ArsonsAuthorities in Cottage Grove are offering a reward for information after four fires have been intentionally set in the city over a week.
Man, 61, Dies After Car Crashes Into Tree In Cottage GroveA man is dead after crashing his car into a tree in the southeast metro Monday evening.
Early Morning Fire Destroys Cottage Grove HomeAn early morning fire destroyed a home in Cottage Grove Monday.According to the Cottage Grove Department of Public Safety, just before 5 a.m. crews responded to a deck fire at a home on the 6600 block of 99th Street South.
North Oaks Man Dies In Cottage Grove Rollover CrashA 52-year-old North Oaks man died Sunday in a one-vehicle crash and fire in Cottage Grove, according to police. Police and fire officials were called at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday to the area of Innovation Rd., south of Highway 61, on a report of a possible fire.
One Person Found Dead In Fiery Cottage Grove CrashA single vehicle crash left one dead in Cottage Grove Saturday morning. Authorities were called to the area of Innovation Road south of Highway 61 for report of a possible fire. When they arrived, they discovered a vehicle on fire.
Man, 87, Killed In Cottage Grove CrashThe Minnesota State Patrol says an 87-year-old man is dead after a crash in Cottage Grove Thursday afternoon.
Ex-Officer Pleads Guilty In Suitcase SlayingA former suburban Milwaukee police officer pleaded guilty to Monday to killing an Oregon woman and ditching her body in a suitcase along the same Wisconsin highway where he also is accused of dumping another woman's body.
Family Needs Service Dog For Child With Brain DisorderA Minnesota family is trying to raise awareness and give hope to help their son with an incurable brain disorder. Caleb Maaske, 5, is challenged with Chiari Malformation. It creates balance issues and constant pain.
Sheriff: Bicyclist Dies From Possible Hit & Run In Vadnais HeightsInvestigators are trying to figure out who was involved in a possible hit and run last week that claimed the life of a Cottage Grove bicyclist. The Ramsey County Sherriff's Office says 57-year-old Robert Prudhomme, who was found injured at 1:20 p.m. on the 4200 block of Centerville Road in Vadnais Heights.
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.