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Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
South Washington County Telecommunications Commission amends voting policy
Cottage Grove police reports for Dec. 9: Drunken driving, theft, drugs
Landmark survey finds U.S. transgender people harassed in public restrooms
Minnesota roundup: Cremated remains left at cemetery; Saturday to be Bob Dylan Day; 3 more state news stories
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Wrestling: Park is building with new roster of wrestlers
Gymnastics: Park vaults past visiting Mounds View
Boys' Hockey: Park falls to Mounds View on late goal
Boys' Hockey: Raptors keep it close with Stillwater
Girls' Hockey: Raptors bounce back with two SEC wins
'Two from Galilee' musical opens at Light the Way Church in Cottage Grove
Holiday Train makes 14th-annual stop Friday in Cottage Grove
PHOTO GALLERY: See the Cottage Grove holiday lights contest winners and nominees
Sugar rush: Annual cookie sale draws a large crowd in St. Paul Park
‘Ugly Christmas Sweater’ run/walk Sunday in Cottage Grove for hungry students
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December 8, 2016
South Washington County Schools narrows options for new southern boundaries
Student attendance boundaries for Grey Cloud, Crestview, Armstrong and Hillside elementary schools are about to change.
December 8, 2016 - 4:44pm
December 7, 2016
Pearl Harbor anniversary: School District 833 Marching band experiences trip of a lifetime playing at observance
While a stiff ocean breeze fluttered the flags and palm trees at Pearl Harbor, Simon Miller of Woodbury played "Taps" on his trumpet. The mournful...
December 7, 2016 - 10:49am
December 2, 2016
Oltman Middle school, local churches recognized by Washington County for Adopt-a-Highway efforts
The Washington County Board of Commissioners recently honored Oltman Middle School math teacher Teresa Willkom for her 20 years of service in...
December 2, 2016 - 10:25am
November 25, 2016
Lead testing in District 833 schools prompts some water shut-offs
School District 833 Officials at School District 833 said they have shut off 95 water fixtures in buildings where concentrations of lead exceeded...
November 25, 2016 - 11:23am
‘Papa Lemon’ author visits Newport Elementary
Before he was Papa Lemon, the main character in a series of children’s books, he was the beloved grandfather of a boy from Minneapolis named...
November 25, 2016 - 8:12am
November 24, 2016
School District 833 transfer, open enrollment changes set for 2017-18
Boundary changes and enrollment fluctuations have led South Washington County Schools to consider changing its intra-district transfer and open enrollment guidelines for next year.
November 24, 2016 - 3:00pm
Armstrong third-graders apply STEM skills in rocket project
Third-graders at Neil Armstrong Elementary School deployed a bit of rocket science last week. As part of their media class, they read “Alien...
November 24, 2016 - 8:07am
November 23, 2016
District 833 celebrates first African culture night at Park High School
A pan-African celebration drew hundreds to Park High School Thursday evening. The event was intended as a show of unity for Park’s African...
November 23, 2016 - 3:57pm
November 15, 2016
Oltman staff chalks sidewalk messages to calm students
Students who reported for class Monday at Oltman Middle School found words of comfort and encouragement chalked on the sidewalk. The staff at...
November 15, 2016 - 4:16pm
November 10, 2016
South Washington County Schools adds 20 new 'FAQs' about Valley Crossing
Parent meetings at Valley Crossing Elementary have focused on enrollment and attendance boundaries, not physical space and flexible or permanent walls.
November 10, 2016 - 4:36pm
South Washington County Schools launches new strategic plan
One long grind is done, or just beginning, depending on how you look at it.
November 10, 2016 - 4:21pm
October 19, 2016
Chamber President's Award winner: Pylkas got involved, stayed involved
When Bruce Pylkas applied on a whim to get involved in the Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, he did not anticipate leading the organization....
October 19, 2016 - 5:03pm
School District 833 bond refinance sale saves $5 million
Future school property taxes will be reduced by nearly $5 million following a bond refinance. The South Washington County School Board on Thursday...
October 19, 2016 - 11:36am
Kristi Yamaguchi visits Cottage Grove Elementary School
Author and Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi was practically on home ice Monday when she dropped in at Cottage Grove Elementary School to...
October 19, 2016 - 10:17am
October 17, 2016
Schroeder moving on: Oltman principal to resign at end of school year
Oltman Middle School Becky Schroeder will resign at the end of the 2016-17 school year.
October 17, 2016 - 1:18pm