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Rahm, Lund to square off for mayor; seven running for council
Bailey to run unopposed; Six to vie for two council seats
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
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Coyotes triumph, take home league championship
Ragnar Relay sends thousands of runners through Cottage Grove
Eggert finally lives out childhood dream
Raptors dynamic duo shines at next level
Local teams open season with practices on Monday
Heritage Days draws crowds with new and old attractions
St. Paul Park Heritage Days parade
More visible location boosts numbers at weekly car show
Garelicks to be Heritage Days parade grand marshals
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Real Estate Showcase
March 29, 2016
School District 833 buys land for new Oltman Middle School
South Washington County Schools has reached an agreement to buy 54 acres of land for a new Oltman Middle School, and the project is on schedule for an October groundbreaking ceremony. The District 833 School Board unanimously voted March 17 to sign a letter of intent to purchase Bailey...
March 29, 2016 - 11:55am
Parents raise lockdown concerns about Valley Crossing; District 833 says other schools have open pods
As parents continue to discuss and debate the transition to Valley Crossing Elementary School, opponents upped the ante by voicing new arguments against the school building’s open classroom design.
March 29, 2016 - 10:40am
March 23, 2016
New webpage connects classrooms with community
District 833 wants to get teachers and businesses on the same page. Last week, they announced the launch of the Partners in Education Program, a web page aimed at expanding learning opportunities for students in elementary, middle and high schools. The goal is to facilitate collaboration...
March 23, 2016 - 8:00am
March 22, 2016
Union contract mediation set
There was standing-room only in the District 833 School Board room last Thursday, as the teachers union pleaded its points in front of the board, even with contract mediation scheduled for South Washington County Schools and its teachers union. District negotiators and representatives...
March 22, 2016 - 9:41am
March 18, 2016
East Ridge High School debate team advances to public policy finals in New York
There’s no debate about it: East Ridge High School juniors Kevin Bi, Bradley Cho and Alicia Zhang will find themselves in some elite company...
March 18, 2016 - 8:00am
March 17, 2016
Teacher award semifinalist Schumacher wants to share her passion with students
For Woodbury High School biology teacher Kaarin Schumacher, teaching isn’t just about education, it’s about relationships and memories. ...
March 17, 2016 - 8:00am
March 16, 2016
Park cadets increase membership, earn high marks
She looked poised and polished standing at attention in her dress blues, but Park High School Air Force JROTC cadet Whitney Pfuhl had been a...
March 16, 2016 - 8:00am
March 15, 2016
School District 833 set to buy Bailey Nurseries land for new Oltman Middle School
The School Board is expected to approve the 54-acre buy for $4.9 million at its meeting Thursday.
March 15, 2016 - 3:29pm
March 9, 2016
Tougher talks: Mediation sought in School District 833 teachers union contract negotiations
Mediation has not been required in at least the past six rounds of South Washington County Schools teacher contracts, but this round is diff...
March 9, 2016 - 9:28am
March 3, 2016
District 833 teacher advances to semifinalist round for Minnesota Teacher of the Year award
Woodbury High School science teacher Kaarin Schumacher is among 34 semifinalists.
March 3, 2016 - 10:50am
March 2, 2016
Park’s AVID seniors surpass $1 million in scholarship offers
They may be sharing a $1.4 million jackpot, but they’re not lottery winners. They’re Park High School students whose four years of hard work...
March 2, 2016 - 8:00am
District grad rates dip slightly but still high
Despite a slight dip, District 833 continues to graduate its high school students at a rate well above the state average. A Minnesota Department of Education report released Feb. 22 showed that the district graduated 91.05 percent of its 1,386 students in 2015. That’s nearly 10...
March 2, 2016 - 8:00am
March 1, 2016
Headed east: Park High School Principal Kerry Timmerman leaving for position in China
Kerry Timmerman taught in London earlier in his career, enjoys international education and has a bit of the travel bug.
March 1, 2016 - 11:44am
February 29, 2016
Park celebrates in the heat of winter
Park High School celebrated Snow Week with a luau-themed coronation on Friday. The pep fest included performances from the school’s top talent...
February 29, 2016 - 1:05pm
February 23, 2016
Latest School District 833 legal bill for bond contest tops $17,400
The bulk of the district’s legal effort during the recent contested bond election cost more than $17,000.
February 23, 2016 - 12:28pm