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Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 27: Assault, drunken driving, alcohol offense
Arson causes $30,000 damage to Cottage Grove park playground equipment
Legislative candidates view mental health solutions differently
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
The big chew: Goats deployed to Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park to eat invasive shrubs
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Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Volleyball: Park sweeps Highland Park to start section tournament
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
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Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
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Forum Communications Co. editorial endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
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April 22, 2016
East Ridge, Math & Science Academy robotics teams headed to world championship
Seven years ago East Ridge High School’s and Math and Science Academy’s FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)...
April 22, 2016 - 8:00am
April 20, 2016
School District 833 probationary teacher contracts terminated
Contracts for nearly 100 probationary teachers in South Washington County Schools will be terminated at the end of this school year. The District 833 School Board on April 14 approved a resolution terminating 99 probationary teacher contracts, a move that occurs each spring due to...
April 20, 2016 - 7:57am
School District 833 general fund grows slightly
South Washington County Schools projects a little more cash on hand at the end of the school year.
April 20, 2016 - 7:56am
Valley Crossing Community School teachers opt to stay amid transition
Many Valley Crossing Community School teachers plan to stay put when the school formally joins District 833.
April 20, 2016 - 7:55am
April 19, 2016
South Washington County Schools, teachers union reach tentative contract deal
South Washington County Schools and its teachers union may have a deal. District negotiators announced Monday they have a tentative agreement...
April 19, 2016 - 7:33am
April 18, 2016
Prom perfect: East Ridge High School celebrates the big spring dance
East Ridge High School launched the local 2016 prom season with a dance Saturday evening at A’bulae in St. Paul, following the grand march...
April 18, 2016 - 9:19am
April 7, 2016
Cottage Grove's Shreya Narayan earns top music honors, perfect ACT
Cottage Grove resident and East Ridge High School junior Shreya Narayan, one of five District 833 students to achieve a perfect ACT score of...
April 7, 2016 - 8:00am
April 1, 2016
Feldenkrais Method: Gentle moves make subtle difference
It’s not exercise, it’s not yoga, it’s Feldenkrais — gentle movements that can help relieve pain, improve posture or cure a golf slice....
April 1, 2016 - 8:00am
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