The City of Cottage Grove communicates with residents, businesses, and media through a variety of methods, including the Cottage Grove Reports newsletter, the website, social media, news release, video, and the South Washington County Telecommunications Commission (SWCTC) government access channels 16 and 18. 

  • Cottage Grove Reports | The City's monthly residential newsletter is published and mailed to Cottage Grove residents with their monthly water bill and also available for online reading.
  • News Releases |The City distributes releases to local media to keep residents informed of City news. Please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.if you are a member of the media and want to be added to the City's distribution list.
  • Council Action Summaries - After every City Council meeting, a list of the council actions is posted on the website within two days of the meeting.
  • Social media including Facebook and Twitter and Instagram
  • Video programs broadcasted by South Washington County Telecommunications Commission (SWCTC) on Channel 16 and 18.
  • YouTube | The city works in partnership with SWCTC to produce a variety of videos designed to keep residents up-to-date on council actions, new programs, city happenings, and a variety of other topics, including the award-winning City Faces and My Cottage Grove video series.
  • Website postings with articles,calendar events and news updates