COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — Justin Olsen has been elected to the Cottage Grove City Council. Olsen garnered 81% of the vote while Roman Kreeger received 17.05%.

Olsen and Kreeger competed to fill a vacancy left by the departure of sitting council member Wayne Butt. Butt was appointed to City Council last year to replace Wayne Johnson, who was elected to the Washington County Board of Commissioners.

Olsen, a graduate of Park High School, served on Cottage Grove City Council from 2009 to 2016.