The store was a 7-11 when my husband and I franchised it in 1983. In 1993 Southland sold it to us and it became Scarpelli's Short Stop at which time we could no longer sell 7-11 brand name items.
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Welcome to Cottage Grove from all of us here at the Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce.
Whether visiting Cottage Grove, or a lifetime resident, it is obvious this town and its surroundings are very special. With two rivers, two lakes, waterfalls, and nature trails...outdoor activities abound. Our historic downtown, museums, and covered bridges offer historical activities and shopping. But it's the people who make Cottage Grove a truly magical place. So, again, welcome.