Category: City of Cottage Grove Videos

City of Cottage Grove Communications Coordinator Sharon Madsen delivers this months news.

Stories include:
- Parks Legacy Giving Program
- Volunteer Park Rangers Needed
- Strawberry Fest is Coming!
- Renewal By Andersen presents a new showroom
- Spring Chamber Awards
- New Environmental Awards
- City Replacing Old Water Meters

This local Cottage Grove family has been harvesting maple syrup on their property for decades. See how they do it and where you can buy their sweet product.

Want to find out what street and construction projects will be happening in Cottage Grove this summer? Just click play!

There are exciting park improvements happening in 2013. Zac Doctor gives us the lowdown!

This month Council member Justin Olsen joins City Administrator Ryan Schroeder to discuss what happened at the April, 2013 Cottage Grove City Council meetings.

This month Mayor Myron Bailey joins City Administrator Ryan Schroeder to discuss what happened at the March, 2013 Cottage Grove City Council meetings

This month on the Rec Connection: learn about job opportunities at Parks & Rec, check out the 2013 Ice Show, and get info on some fun upcoming spring programs!

On this special debut episode of CG Public Safety's "Grove 911", we dedicate the show to a very important topic: domestic abuse. You'll get a look at a recent community discussion on domestic violence sponsored by CG, followed by a powerful short documentary about a domestic homicide victim named Amy.

Cottage Grove Mayor Myron Bailey talks about Facebook and local amenities.

The Junior Achievement program has been inspiring young people to succeed in a global economy for decades. Follow Junior Achievement volunteer and Cottage Grove resident Andy Valles as he teaches 1st graders at Grey Cloud Elementary school.

Fare For All opened an express location in Cottage Grove in 2012. Fare For All is a great way to save money on quality nutritious food. They buy fruits, vegetables, and frozen meats in bulk to save you up to 40% off grocery store prices. They accept Cash, Credit/Debit cards, and EBT. Fare For All is community supported and open to everyone. The more people who participate, the better.

Join host Ann Simpson as she snowshoes in the Cottage Grove Ravine. We check out the Fare For All event. Learn about the Junior Achievement program. Mayor Bailey talks about Facebook and local amenities. Plus look at some of the entries and the winning pictures in the city-wide photo contest.

Local news stories include:
- Spring Business Showcase April 25th
- Volunteers needed for Arbor Day event
- Submit your favorite recipe
- Hound Around Resort ribbon cutting
- Garage fire on Homestead Avenue
- Sign-up for Code Red
- Crestview 5th Grader writes for TV show
- Softball sign-ups

With the "Harlem Shake" sweeping the globe, we present to you the "Freckles Shake" (featuring Freckles the Frog!) For more fun, watch the Cottage Grove Rec Connection on demand at swctc.org!

Hound Around Resort is a great new business in Cottage Grove that offers a place for dogs to socialize, get some exercise, and have fun! For more information visit houndaroundresort.com.

This month Council Member Derrick Lehrke joins City Administrator Ryan Schroeder to discuss what happened at the February, 2013 Cottage Grove City Council meetings.

Join host Ann Simpson as she spends some time at the Minnesota State Capitol. Get to know State Senator Katie Sieben as well as Representatives Denny McNamara and Dan Schoen. Also Mayor Myron Bailey talks about changes coming to Cottage Grove's EMS services.

Local news stories with Justin Atkinson include:
- New Communications Coordinator Sharon Madsen
- River Oaks Friday Night Fish Fry
- Medication Drop Box Added to the South Service Center
- Youth Activities Expo coming up
- You're invited to a Community Discussion about Domestic Violence
- Cherry Berry Ribbon Cutting

Cottage Grove Mayor Myron Bailey talks about changes to the city's EMS services.

This month Council Member Jen Peterson joins City Administrator Ryan Schroeder to discuss the events of the January, 2013 Cottage Grove City Council meetings.

The Cottage Grove Ice Arena's Learn-To-Skate program is designed to prepare participants for all ice sports, including: recreational skating, figure skating, hockey and speed skating. For more info go to cottage-grove.org or call the Ice Arena at 458-3400.

Back by popular demand is the 8th Annual Hockey Skills Competition for youth ages 9-14. This one-day event, held on President's Day, is sure to be a blast! Participants register at the door and must have a waiver signed by an adult. All skaters must wear full equipment when on the ice. $15 fee includes hotdog, chips, soda, and prizes! To register call Cottage Grove Recreation at 651-458-3400 or go online to www.cottage-grove.org.

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