Category: City of Cottage Grove Videos

Created by the South Washington County Telecommunications Commission for the "Cottage Grove Spotlight" show. Meet the owner of Yo-Joe's Laurie Levine as she invites us inside her Cottage Grove business. Yo-Joe's is located at 8711 East Point Douglas Road, Cottage Grove, MN 55016.

Today on Spotlight we go inside Cottage Grove's newest Frozen Yogurt and Coffee Shoppe Yo-Joe's, take a hike around the Grey Cloud Dunes for a little history lesson, the Mayor talks about the upcoming Strawberry Festival, meet some adoptable animals and cover local news. The May show is hosted from the 9th annual Business Expo.

As seen on SWCTC's May 4, 2012 newscast "Weekly Wire". A safety improvement project will take place at the Belden Blvd railroad crossing in Cottage Grove this summer.

As seen on SWCTC's newscast "Weekly Wire". Go to for more south Washington County programming.

On April 25th, 2012 the City of Cottage Grove officially welcomed Dollar Tree to the community.

On Saturday May 14th the City of Cottage Grove welcomed a new business to town. MK Salon is locally owned and is located off 80th street near Dairy Queen.

Join host Ann Simpson from City Hall as she talks with City Administrator Ryan Schroeder about plans to turn the building into a business accelerator. Also we go inside Cottage Grove Elementary to dig through the trash, join a local Women's Business Development Group, take a job fixing a residential water meter, check out the first Fare For All Express event, Mayor Bailey speaks about future development, and more.

Meet Hank a local Cottage Grove man who has been taking photos in town for over 35 years. He's so good he has won several City of Cottage Grove photo contests. This segment was seen on the March 2012 "Cottage Grove Spotlight" show produced by the South Washington County Telecommunications Commission (SWCTC).

This excerpt from SWCTC's local newscast "Weekly Wire" finds out what people think of the newly expanded Cottage Grove Ice Arena during tournament time.

This segment from the "Cottage Grove Spotlight" show seen on SWCTC channel 16 & 18 introduces our new host Danette Parr. Here she is joined by Rich Moen from the public works department to find out how the City reads and repairs the 10,000 water meters in town.

The City of Cottage Grove Environmental Commission and staff teamed up with Washington County and School District 833 to perform a waste sort at CG Elementary in March 2012. The final results estimated around 38% of what ended up in the trash could have been recycled. This data will be used by District decision makers on how they can improve their current efforts.

The City of Cottage Grove celebrated the rebirth of a long time local business on March 30, 2012. Canvas Health (formerly HSI) is located at 8451 E. Point Douglas Rd Cottage Grove, MN 55016. Find out more about them at

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

The City of Cottage Grove welcomed a new business town on March 21st.

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