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Dominium breaks ground for Legends of Cottage Grove
Liberty keeps it local: Family business keeps on growing
Oasis lifestyle: Sheppard busy as a chiropractor, new Chamber president
Minnesota Senate District 54 candidate Q/A: Leilani Holmstadt
Minnesota Senate District 54 candidate Q/A: Dan Schoen
crime and courts
Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
Girls Soccer: Bunnell, Raptors break out in section championship game
Girls Tennis: Schurhamer team advances to section finals
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
arts and entertainment
ACCU TEST GREY CLOUD
ORDINANCE NO. 970
Roberta Swan, 66
Connie Courtade, 75
Nadine Strong, 85
Jane Crowell, 97
Diane A. Sherman, 79
Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
Letter to the editor: Schoen gets work done, gets results
Letter to the editor: Vote on the future of Newport
Letter to the editor: Vote Peterson, Schoen and Jurgens
Letter to the editor: Franke is perfect choice for 54A
Real Estate Showcase
September 16, 2016
Park band director named educator of the year
For putting the “oomph” back in the oompah of the Park High School marching band, director Thomas Storm will receive the Educator of the...
September 16, 2016 - 12:27pm
September 1, 2016
Senior dining program expanding to include all ages
Tastes are changing, and so is the senior dining program at the DPC Community Center. Beginning Sept. 12, nutritious hot lunches that were formerly available to those 60 and older can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Instead of catered meals, the food will be prepared on-site by...
September 1, 2016 - 10:20am
August 2, 2016
MCA Test results show modest gains in reading
New standardized test scores indicate that literacy continues to be the strong suit in South Washington County Schools. But math scores were flat, science scores dipped slightly and achievement gaps persist at some schools with a high number of black, Hispanic and low-income students,...
August 2, 2016 - 2:44pm
June 20, 2016
No more budget cuts this year for South Washington County Schools
There is a projected surplus of $204,913.
June 20, 2016 - 10:42am
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 2, 2016
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
January 27, 2016
Trail cameras, doe scent ingredients in campaign sign theft bust
It took time, savvy and dedication, but Molly Lutz found out who had been taking her campaign signs. Last fall, a group of Woodbury High School...
News/crime and courts
January 27, 2016 - 7:00am
December 18, 2015
District 833 election contest on hold as new judge sought
Lawyers on both sides of the suit over a School District 833 middle school bond vote were ready Friday to discuss the case, but District Judge Greg Galler quickly informed them the matter was on hold until a new judge could be secured. Galler said as he reviewed the case materials,...
December 18, 2015 - 3:22pm
June 11, 2014
Editorial: Strong 833 School Board applicants slate is promising
It looked like slim pickings for the open District 833 School Board seat heading into the final days of the recent application period. Nobody had applied. That would be concerning, for sure, considering the size of the district; interest in the recent school referendum; attention...
June 11, 2014 - 9:51am
August 30, 2012
South Washington County Schools superintendent plans 'community conversations'
South Washington County Schools Superintendent Keith Jacobus will hold conversations with the community in October to share recent district successes and student achievement results and hear comments from the public. Conversations will include interactive sessions where the public...
August 30, 2012 - 1:52am
May 10, 2012
District 833 board picks Osseo school official Jacobus as next superintendent
Keith Jacobus stood apart from other District 833 superintendent candidates because of his leadership qualities, thoughts on school innovation...
May 10, 2012 - 8:33am
May 9, 2012
First District 833 superintendent finalist makes the rounds
After talking with Woodbury and Park high school students during his tour of School District 833 facilities on Tuesday, superintendent finalist...
May 9, 2012 - 9:12am
May 8, 2012
South Washington County superintendent finalists interview in district
Two District 833 superintendent candidates from an initial pool of 28 rose to the top and were to be interviewed as finalists beginning Tuesday. The...
May 8, 2012 - 8:00am
May 6, 2012
Two superintendent finalists to visit South Washington County Schools
After six hours of interviews, the District 833 School Board narrowed the field of superintendent candidates to two late Saturday afternoon. Keith...
May 6, 2012 - 8:38am