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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
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Viewpoint: Friends in Need gets ready for 2016 holiday season
Letter to the editor: Jurgens promises to work for us
Letter to the editor: Lund: I stand by comments at forum
Letter to the editor: Peterson has courage, work ethic to get job done
Letter to the editor: Jurgens would be excellent leader
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October 3, 2016
Viewpoint: Students demonstrate service-based learning in many ways
I was fortunate to attend We Day Minnesota with 300 of our students who have been part of service-based learning projects throughout our school district. This is the fourth year Minnesota has hosted a We Day event. In 1995, a 12-year-old boy named Craig Kielburger decided he needed...
October 3, 2016 - 8:10am
September 19, 2016
Man shooting at squirrels puts Farmington schools on lockdown
FARMINGTON, Minn. — A man shooting at squirrels with a pellet gun on his property caused confusion Monday morning in Farmington as authorities...
September 19, 2016 - 12:52pm
UPDATE: Five Farmington schools placed in "modified lockdown" in response to police incident
Five Farmington schools were placed on modified lockdown for about 20 minutes while police were searching for an active shooter around 9:30 a.m....
September 19, 2016 - 10:50am
September 13, 2016
School District 833 to resume tests for lead in water
South Washington County Schools will pay an environmental consulting firm to test for lead in its school water systems.
September 13, 2016 - 8:31am
July 25, 2016
Rates drop in new South Washington County Schools insurance contract
School District 833 South Washington County Schools' new contract with HealthPartners, its group insurance provider, includes double-digit premium decreases next year. The district is renewing with HealthPartners for two years; the current five-year contract ends in December. The...
July 25, 2016 - 9:57am
July 1, 2016
School District 833 reaches contract agreement with office support specialists
School District 833 has agreed on a new contract with its district office support specialists.
July 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
June 20, 2016
Valley Crossing welcomes Gateway students
Before the last day of school, Valley Crossing Community School students welcomed third- and fourth-grade Gateway program students at the door and taught the school fight song to those who might join Valley Crossing Elementary.
June 20, 2016 - 4:42pm
Long may they wave: Head Start students fete Old Glory in Flag Day ceremony
Students from the Head Start program sang "You're a Grand Old Flag" and other songs.
June 20, 2016 - 7:00am
June 17, 2016
End of an era: Last sixth-graders graduate from Valley Crossing
Kyle Zins was not only last in line at last Thursday's graduation at Valley Crossing Community School, he was also the final sixth-grader of...
June 17, 2016 - 7:00am
May 26, 2016
5K race makes strides against bullying
The fourth-annual Standing Strong 5K drew 270 runners, walkers and strollers to Hamlet Park Saturday. Entry fees for the 3.1-mile race are used...
May 26, 2016 - 9:45am
May 2, 2016
Art of relaxation: District 833 Community Education's Gentle Saturday offers variety of classes
Painting was among the many activities at District 833 Community Education’s Gentle Saturday program April 30 at Cottage Grove Middle Scho...
Life/arts and entertainment
May 2, 2016 - 1:49pm
December 31, 2015
Oltman's Darren Nelson wins statewide assistant principal award
For Darren Nelson, the eye-opening moment came during a routine checkup at the optometrist’s office. At Oltman Middle School, where the sign...
December 31, 2015 - 11:21am
November 2, 2015
Election 2015: Here's what's on the ballot in south Washington County
Voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide School District 833’s referendum and settle a race for three School Board seats. St. Paul Park...
November 2, 2015 - 6:00am
August 20, 2015
District 833 School Board race takes shape as seven candidates file
Seven candidates will vie for three open South Washington County School Board seats this fall. They include three incumbents, including board...
August 20, 2015 - 9:30am
March 19, 2015
Gov. Dayton, lawmakers to visit Newport Elementary Friday
Gov. Mark Dayton and area DFL lawmakers will visit Newport Elementary School Friday morning to highlight a preschool funding proposal.
March 19, 2015 - 3:53pm