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Cottage Grove's Mark Mason named to RE/MAX Hall of Fame
Newport Dollar Store closes
South Washington County kids compete at duathlon
Space still available for 2016 Woodbury Days business fair
Construction for inclusive playground in Woodridge Park pushed to 2017
crime and courts
East Ridge Girls Soccer: Raptors dynamic duo eyes next step
Schools remain focused to beat last week's high heat
East Ridge Wrestling: Raptors build youth program from ground up
Magic finish up play at national tournament
East Ridge Legion: Raptors bow out despite stellar showing in playoffs
Mary Poppins opens at Merrill Community Arts Center
Boys and their bubbles
Car show in St. Paul Park may switch days to avoid scheduling conflict
Cottage Grove, Woodbury splash pads endorsed by parenting magazine
Booya bash cooks up funds for Newport Fire Department
arts and entertainment
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Cottage Grove Police Department Auction
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE NOTICE OF ACCURACY TEST
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Viewpoint: South Washington County should be part of regional transit equation
District 833 School Board Viewpoint: Clarification around teacher contract negotiations
Letter to the editor: Night to Unite, help make our communities safe
Viewpoint: County attorneys face wide-ranging work
Viewpoint: Protecting the water we drink
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February 18, 2016
Kids learn about astronomy inside inflatable planetarium
It may have looked like an alien spaceship, but that weird silver pod in the library at Armstrong Elementary School was actually a portable planetarium...
February 18, 2016 - 8:00am
February 17, 2016
Judge clarifies bond vote total in School District 833 referendum
It was a five-vote victory after all.
February 17, 2016 - 1:45pm
District 833 talks continue on land for new Oltman Middle School
Negotiations continue on District 833’s interest in land in northwest Cottage Grove for the new Oltman Middle School. The South Washington County School Board met in closed session Feb. 4 to discus offers or counteroffers on the purchase of 54 acres along the south side of 65th...
February 17, 2016 - 1:44pm
Great expectations: Teacher of the Year candidate Andrea Kleoppel relishes her work
She may have been nominated for Minnesota Teacher of the Year, but Andrea Kleoppel measures success in other ways. “I feel like I made it when...
February 17, 2016 - 8:28am
February 10, 2016
School District 833 bus staff under new contract
School District 833’s bus drivers and assistants have a new contract. The roughly 180 drivers and assistants who belong to the Association of Bus Drivers will receive pay increases in each of the next two years, according to a new collective bargaining agreement with South Washington...
February 10, 2016 - 12:48pm
February 3, 2016
Four District 833 teachers nominated for state Teacher of the Year award
Four South Washington County Schools teachers are in the running for Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
February 3, 2016 - 4:33pm
January 26, 2016
A win, but by what margin? District 833, bond opponents await judge's clarification
The legal fight has ended over School District 833’s $96 million bond, but there is a lingering question about the victory margin: Was it five votes or three?
January 26, 2016 - 3:07pm
January 25, 2016
Lines drawn in District 833 elementary boundary decision
School Board moves ahead as some parents object
January 25, 2016 - 12:57pm
January 22, 2016
School District 833's Valley Crossing boundary decision angers parents
Some parents are upset by the South Washington County School Board’s approval of a new attendance boundary for Valley Crossing Community School...
January 22, 2016 - 12:34am
January 19, 2016
Special ed funding, calendar control among District 833's legislative priorities
Special education funding and more control over levy revenue and the academic calendar are top legislative priorities for School District 833.
January 19, 2016 - 2:29pm
School District 833's One-Act Play Festival set for Jan. 22
There is a competitive element to the Minnesota State High School League’s one-act play competition, but there also is support.
January 19, 2016 - 2:27pm
January 13, 2016
Kath to continue as South Washington County School Board chair; board pay frozen
Ron Kath will stay on as South Washington County School Board chairman for another year, and board members will freeze their pay again in 2016. The seven-member board voted to keep Kath as their chair for a fourth-straight year during their Jan. 7 meeting. Katy McElwee-Stevens will...
January 13, 2016 - 10:55am
January 12, 2016
District 833's first bill for $96M bond legal fight: $4,151
South Washington County Schools was billed $4,151 for legal services in November for work done by a law firm that represented the district during the $96 million bond measure’s recount, canvassing board certification and start of the subsequent election contest.
January 12, 2016 - 1:17pm
District 833 plans school bond sale as interest rate drops
South Washington County Schools is moving ahead with its middle school finance and construction plan.
January 12, 2016 - 1:15pm
January 11, 2016
School District 833 bond opponents to give up legal fight
The South Washington Citizens for Progress committee that challenged the bond measure’s small-margin win in November said Monday they do not plan to appeal last week’s election contest decision in the district’s favor.
January 11, 2016 - 3:55pm