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Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
National Karate moves to larger space
Dog euthanized after ‘horrific’ pack attack at Cottage Grove park
Newport to pursue Verizon tower
Man arrested in Afton in possible hostage situation
crime and courts
New Life Academy tennis: Eagles fare well in tournaments
Park girls soccer: Wolfpack kick off season with pair of wins
Park boys soccer: Wolfpack compete well against state's top teams
East Ridge tennis: Raptors lose to Eagan, dominate Henry Sibley
Eagles keep up offense but need more D
Teen already has several "opening credits" in film career
Heritage Days draws crowds with new and old attractions
St. Paul Park Heritage Days parade
More visible location boosts numbers at weekly car show
Garelicks to be Heritage Days parade grand marshals
arts and entertainment
BOARD SUM 8-18-2016
Beneficial Loan and Thrift Co. vs Honeyman
Reverse Mortage Funding vs Judy R Bracci Mortgage Foreclosure
2017 PAVEMENT MGMT
Donna Reynolds, 83
Irving C. Jerry, 87
Melroy Englert, 76
Georgia M. Christenson, 67
Karen A. Blau, 58
Letter to the editor: Thank you to the kind people in Cottage Grove
Letter to the editor: Sell River Oaks and stop the losses
Letter to the editor: Enjoyed teaching driver's ed
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove positions River Oaks Golf Course for future success
Viewpoint: Find creepy crawlies in Cottage Grove
Real Estate Showcase
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
May 3, 2012
State opinion: South Washington County School Board violated meeting law
The South Washington County School Board violated state law in its handling of Superintendent Mark Porter's final performance evaluation, according to a state opinion. The nonbinding opinion sought by the South Washington County Bulletin concluded that the District 833 School Board...
May 3, 2012 - 10:54am
May 2, 2012
District 833 School Board picks slate of 8 superintendent semifinalists
The District 833 School Board was presented with eight candidates for superintendent Tuesday night - and booked all of them for interviews this...
May 2, 2012 - 9:22am