Category: City of Cottage Grove Videos
Grey Cloud Lime Kiln
From 1846 until 1902 this 35-foot lime kiln located on the Cottage Grove portion of Grey Cloud Island was used to burn limestone rocks into a powder that was used to fertilize farm fields. Join local history buff Herb Reckinger as he walks you inside the historic kiln.
   
Mayor Myron Bailey - June 2014
Mayor Bailey talks about the Council Vision Statement regarding housing.
   
Metropolitan Mosquito Control District
Brian Feldhake from the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District shows us how the MMCD works by land and air to control the mosquito population in Cottage Grove, Minnesota.
   
Cottage Grove City Council Update May, 2014
This month Council Member Jen Peterson joins City Administrator Ryan Schroeder to discuss what happened at the May, 2014 Cottage Grove City Council Meetings.
   
Grove 911 May 2014
This month on Grove 911: we check out the Night to Unite Info Picnic, get some traffic safety tips for summer travel, and more.
   
Cottage Grove Predatory Offender Community Meeting May 1, 2014
On May 1, 2014 the Cottage Grove Police Department held a Community Meeting to inform the public of a Level III Predatory Offender (Shannon Michael Benson) that moved into the city.

During this presentation Michele Murphy from the Minnesota Department of Corrections provided an overview of sex offenders in the State of Minnesota. Then MaryEllen Amland from the Minnesota Department of Corrections provided information about Shannon Michael Benson. Finally Murphy provided information on what the community can do to be safe.
   
River Oaks Golf Course Facility Upgrades
The River Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove Minnesota recently upgraded their banquet facility, club house, and outdoor gazebo. Find out what this wedding and event gathering hot spot has to offer.

www.riveroaksmunigolf.com
651-438-3627
   
Goodwill Grand Opening
On April 26, 2014 Goodwill opened their doors in Cottage Grove Minnesota. City officials and the Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed the new business to town.
   
Mayor Myron Bailey May 2014
Mayor Bailey talks about the Council Vision Statement regarding the environment.
   
Fort Ripley Road History
Join Herb Reckinger as he takes us back to the mid-1800's to see how one of the first military roads in Minnesota traveled through Cottage Grove.

This video was made in partnership with the SWCTC and the Historic Preservation Commission.
   
Sustainable Award 2014 - Werner Electric
The City of Cottage Grove awarded the inaugural Sustainable City Award to Werner Electric in 2014. Werner's facility off 95th street utilizes solar and wind power, has an extensive recycling program, and more.
   
Habitat for Humanity Dedication
On April 26, 2014 four new families were welcomed to Cottage Grove Minnesota. For the first time Habitat for Humanity organized a home build in town and welcomed the owners to their new town homes. 50,000 hours were volunteered to build the new homes. Eight additional town homes will be built in Cottage Grove over the next 2 years. If you'd like to help please sign-up at tchabitat.org.
   
Cottage Grove Spotlight May 2014
This month we meet some new neighbors who worked with Habitat for Humanity, see updates to the River Oaks Golf Course facility, go back in time to the 1800's and travel Fort Ripley Road, welcome Goodwill to town, and Mayor Bailey talks about the environment.

News with Sharon Madsen:
- Volunteer of the Year
- Business Showcase
- Goodwill Grand Opening
- Sustainable City Award- Werner Electric
- Strawberry Fest
   
Rec Connection May
Learn about a local group whose making a difference by adopting-a-park, find out how you can sign up for summer skating lessons, and get a glimpse of the new bike park.
   
Cottage Grove City Council Update April, 2014
This month Council Member Derrick Lehrke joins City Administrator Ryan Schroeder to discuss what happened at the April, 2014 Cottage Grove City Council meetings.
   
Grove 911 April
This month on Grove 911: get severe weather awareness tips, check out the Night to Unite Info Picnic, and more.
   
Rec Connection April 2014
On this episode: we look forward to Arbor Day, the Ice Show, visit the Archery Range, and more!
   
Life of a 3rd Grader (Pine Hill Elementary)
Wonder what kids REALLY do in school? Join our friend Riley as we tag along to find out what a 3rd Grader does all day at Pine Hill Elementary in Cottage Grove, Minnesota.
   
Cub Foods Grand Re-Opening
On March 27, 2014 Cub Foods in Cottage Grove, Minnesota celebrated a million dollar remodel.
   
Mayor Myron Bailey April 2014
Mayor Bailey talks about volunteering in Cottage Grove, Minnesota.
   
VFW Red Barn
For decades the VFW Red Barn has been a staple in the Cottage Grove community. Join us inside to find out what the VFW has to offer.
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