Category: City of Cottage Grove Videos

This month on the Rec Connection: MN Wild player Jeff Taffe gives us the lowdown on an NHL charity hockey game recently held at the Cottage Grove Ice Arena, we get an in-depth look at Cottage Grove's newest fun zone: the Splash Pad, and check out some upcoming programs being held this August & early fall!

This month Mayor Myron Bailey joins City Administrator Ryan Schroeder to discuss what happened at the July City Council meeting.

Discover why the new Cottage Grove Splashpad at Highlands Park is so popular.

Host Ann Simpson has some fun at this years Strawberry Festival while sharing stories about the new Highlands Park Splashpad, how Cottage Grove is working with surrounding communities to complete road projects, the newly remodeled Perkins Restaurant and the new SportClips in town. Plus Mayor Myron Bailey talks about an upcoming recreation referendum and we meet some adoptable animals.

Cottage Grove now has a new way to cool off on a hot summer day. Check out this commercial created by the South Washington County Telecommunications Commission featuring a group of grown ups that are really enjoying the City's newest amenity.

The Splashpad is located at Highlands Park on 70th and Idsen Ave in Cottage Grove, Minnesota.
Open 9am-9pm
Free to Enjoy

See how the Belden Railroad Crossing in Cottage Grove was made in to a quiet zone in 2012, a project local seniors at the Norris Square Living Facility have been waiting for.

The City of Cottage Grove joined a number of other municipalities that have begun using a flashing yellow arrow at signalized intersections. This video explains where you'll find those new flashing yellow arrows and more intersection changes around town.

The Splash Pad is now open! Get a glimpse of it on this month's show, as well as some fun upcoming programs the Recreation Dept. is offering this summer!

Ribbon cutting for the new SportClips in Cottage Grove held on June 29, 2012. The shop is located near the American Motorsports Bar and Grill.

See who is crowned this year during the 2012 Strawberry Fest Ambassador Coronation.

Everyone loves a parade! SWCTC's cameras, in collaboration with CTV Roseville, captured the fun of the Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Grande Day parade on Saturday June 16th, 2012. Commentated by City Administrator Ryan Schroeder, SWCTC Administrator Fran Hemmesch, and former Mayor Sandy Shiely.

The City of Cottage Grove and Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting celebration for the newly remodeled Perkins Restaurant and Bakery. Perkins is located at 7165 SE Point Douglas Cottage Grove, MN.

Join us from the WAG Farms Dog Park in Cottage Grove as host Ann Simpson discovers some things every dog owner should know when using the 14-acre park. Also we hit the links at the River Oaks Golf Course with avid golfers Tony Mann & Bill Buth, pull some buckthorn from Harwood Park with the City Forester, learn more about the pending sale of the Cottage View Drive-In, see some baby falcons who were born in town, and more.

Want to learn more about how to get rid of buckthorn? Cottage Grove City Forester Steve Bowe and our City Job host Danette Parr tackle buckthorn in Hardwood Park.

Golfing at River Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove, Minnesota is highlighted in the June 2012 episode of "Cottage Grove Spotlight". Ken Smith joins avid golfers Tony Mann and Bill Buth to discover the beauty of this 4 1/2 star course.

Six years ago a falcon nest box was installed on the 3M Cottage Grove site. For the past four years baby falcons have been born there. Members of the Raptor Resource Project climb the 140-foot tower to band the new falcons every year and SWCTC was there to capture the moment. Additional footage provided by Steve Kosch. This segment was seen on SWCTC's "Weekly Wire" June 8, 2012 episode.

On May 25, 2012 Cottage Grove City officials and District 833 visited Cottage Grove Elementary to congratulate students for their recycling efforts. As seen on SWCTC's "Weekly Wire" program.

As seen on SWCTC's May 25, 2012 "Weekly Wire". Cottage Grove Auto & Collision is located at 7515 95th street south.

See how 3M Cottage Grove is working on making solar energy a more efficient and cost effective resource as the Cottage Grove Environmental Commission and city staff tour their solar testing site and learn more about new innovations. This video was created by the South Washington County Telecommunications Commission.

Council member Derrick Lehrke and City Administrator Ryan Schroeder discuss what happened at the May Cottage Grove City Council meetings.

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