MN family offers reward for info in cat’s death

A family in Cottage Grove is seeking information about the death of their beloved cat, Rusty, who was found paralyzed after being shot with a pellet gun. The family is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the person responsible.

Warrant reveals Cottage Grove dead dog details

After eight dogs were found dead on Grey Cloud Island in Cottage Grove, new search warrant details provide the conditions in which dozens more were found and connected to a vet tech. FOX 9’s Rob Olson has the latest.

8 dead dogs found on Grey Cloud Island

Cottage Grove police are investigating after the gruesome discovery of eight dead dogs, found stacked up on Grey Cloud Island. Officers say there are no obvious signs of ongoing abuse and it looks as if they were at one time someone's pets.

Cottage Grove opens kid-friendly coffee shop

The Little Village is both a coffee shop and a safe space for kids to play and get creative. It’s located in the Shoppes at Gateway North. Right inside the doors, is the coffee shop and a retail area with kids clothing and toys. Also in the building, a modern indoor play area for kids 0-6. It does cost to use the space and there’s drop-in pricing, but also monthly passes. The coffee shop is open seven days a week. The play space has some times that closed for open play and are dedicated to workshops, so check the hours before visiting.

2 killed in wrong-way crash in Cottage Grove

According to the State Patrol a Ford Fusion, driven by a 95-year-old woman, was heading southbound in the northbound lanes of Highway 61 near Jamaica Avenue when it hit an Audi Q5.