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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Spotlight: Building Inspector

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Calling all building inspectors! 

Are you looking for room to grow? How about variety and chances to work on commercial and residential projects?

We have the perfect opportunity for you. Apply today to be our next building inspector. Learn more and...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Donate Blood and Save a Life on July 7

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The City of Cottage Grove is hosting a community blood drive at the HERO Center on July 7. Our goal is 100 donors. Donors will receive a free water bottle. Remember: Your blood donation can help save up to three lives! Sign up today at RedCrossBlood.org. ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Reimagine Recreation: Take Our Survey

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If you could build a park in Cottage Grove, what would it include? What’s Cottage Grove missing that keeps you from your perfect day of recreation?

Think big! Do we need a community garden? Maybe more splash pads. We want to hear your ideas.

Sugge...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Chickens and Ducks Given the Green Light

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Residents on smaller single-family residential lots may now have backyard chickens and ducks. The City Council at its April 6 meeting voted on allowing residents to apply for a two-year permit to have chickens or ducks on any residential lot with three or...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Changes to Food Truck Licenses Approved

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Food trucks may now operate and serve food to the public in more parts of the city. The City Council at its April 6 meeting amended the city’s food truck ordinance so trucks may park and serve food to the public on any commercial or industrial property wi...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Let Your Dog Run at WAG Farms Dog Park

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WAG Farms Dog Park is a 14-acre, fully fenced park where dogs of all sizes can exercise and socialize while being off-leash. The park is part of the city’s park system and is operated and maintained primarily by the WAG Farms Dog Park Association, a group...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Thursdays Are Skoolie Family Fun Night

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Stop by Armstrong Elementary School Thursday nightsfor free books, games, crafts and food! Skoolie's Family Fun Night is from 5-6:30 p.m. each Thursday through Aug. 11. City staff will be there with games and giveaways. Learn more about Skoolie online fro...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Put Safety First With Fireworks

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There’s a reason fireworks that explode or fly into the air are illegal in Minnesota. They’re unpredictable and dangerous. And kids are most often the ones who suffer.

Our police officers will be monitoring fireworks usage more closely ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Read the 2022 Water Quality Report

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Cottage Grove provides safe and reliable drinking water that meets all federal and state water quality requirements. The city works with the Minnesota Department of Health to test drinking water for more than 100 contaminants. Testing in 2021 again found ...

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