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January 13, 2018
For the fourth straight year, students at Pine Hill Elementary School collected the most groceries for the 10 Days of Giving effort, with a haul of 3,248 snacks, cans of soup, paper towels, shampoo, toothpaste, soap and other items. Submitted photo courtesy of Pine Hill Elementary staff
Pine Hill students top donor list for fourth straight year
January 13, 2018 - 7:49am
January 11, 2018
Melinda Aurora (pictured) and her husband Mickey opened the Primrose School of Cottage Grove Dec. 26, 2017. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Now accepting: Primrose School open for spring semester class, childcare
January 11, 2018 - 10:45am
January 4, 2018
 Submitted photo courtesy of Teresa Willkom
Covering for kids in need
January 4, 2018 - 10:00pm
December 25, 2017
Grace Weiner (left) and Nikke Tuttle, actor educators with CLIMB Theatre, helped seventh grade girls at Cottage Grove Middle School use theatre to develop tools to deal with cliques, bullying and friendship issues. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
'Theatre for social change'
December 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
December 19, 2017
Photo by William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Young historians: Students get research tips at History Hullabaloo
December 19, 2017 - 10:59am
December 13, 2017
Keith Jacobus
Jacobus gets three-year contract extension
December 13, 2017 - 7:49am
November 26, 2017
Third-graders Chloe Strom and Sami Behrends shared their research on hedgehogs at the Nov. 9 Project Expo at Pine Hill Elementary School. Submitted photo courtesy of Patrice Siefert
Celebrating curiosity: Pine Hill Elementary's Project Expo stirs enquiring young minds
November 26, 2017 - 11:48am
November 24, 2017
South Washington County Schools in November settled a civil lawsuit brought against the district. School Board members said the settlement was the best financial decision based on the potential costs associated with going to trial.
South Washington County Schools settles ex-employee's claim for $50,000
November 24, 2017 - 11:00am
November 22, 2017
Patti Wiens returned to New Life Academy Nov. 17 for its 40th anniversary celebration. The non-denominational Christian school and church was founded in 1977 by a group that included Wiens and her husband, the late Pastor Dick Wiens. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Forty years on: Woodbury's New Life Academy celebrates 40th anniversary
November 22, 2017 - 7:09am
November 14, 2017
Leah Restad, a junior at East Ridge High School, scored a perfect 36 on her ACT. Submitted photo courtesy of Sara Restad
A hard ACT to follow: East Ridge junior nails perfect test score
November 14, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 10, 2017
Mark Haesly hugs a student after she helped present a flag made of the students' fingerprints. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia play button
WATCH: Crestview, Nuevas teacher surprised by students with Veterans Day honor
November 10, 2017 - 1:33pm
November 8, 2017
Woodbury resident Ruth Cherinet, a recent high school graduate, said switching to Stillwater Area High School toward the end of high school left her feeling out of place. She said other teenagers among the school's mostly white student body frequently stared at her and were unfriendly. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
As diversity in student body changes, challenges remain for Woodbury-area schools
November 8, 2017 - 1:08pm
Katie Schwartz, Sharon Van Leer, Patricia Driscoll and Tracy Brunnette.
South Washington County School Board winners: Driscoll, Schwartz, Van Leer, Brunnette, Hirsch
November 8, 2017 - 12:08am
November 7, 2017
South Washington County Schools apologized Thursday after it sent an email to all parents in the district that contained private data on thousands of students and parents. File photo
Voters approve South Washington County Schools' three referendum questions
November 7, 2017 - 11:51pm
November 6, 2017
South Washington County voters to settle 3-question referendum
November 6, 2017 - 9:02am