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Apparent CO poisoning on St. Croix River leaves 1 dead, 2 hospitalized
Newport assistant to city administrator position open
Accused sex trafficker faces additional charges in Hennepin County
Watering ban affects Cottage Grove Parks’ summer fun
Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
crime and courts
Girls' Soccer: East Ridge's Yacovella is headed to the U of M
Baseball: Coyotes seek league championship repeat
Park trap team wraps up season at MSHSL state tournament
Park trapshooting team is headed to MSHSL state tournament on Saturday
Track and Field: Sieffert earns spot on U of M track and field team
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
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Best of the Fest: Talent show draws singers, dancers to Strawberry Fest
Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest ambassadors selected
Sights from the Strawberry Fest 5K
arts and entertainment
Notice of Public Auction 071917
Amend ORD 981 REDUCE GRASS CUTTING NOISE
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE: Robert P. Schnaar
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MF JOHNSON MN 170041
Burton H. Nieman, 89
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Viewpoint: Cottage Grove is working to supply water to all
Viewpoint: Strict rules about contacting judges
Viewpoint: In CDA lawsuit, Newport loses either way
Letter: Thanks for Franke, Jurgens for tax relief support
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove water is safe to drink
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January 21, 2017
Minnesota State requests funding to maintain 'workforce engine'
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State colleges and universities administrators say additional spending is needed to help the state keep pace with...
January 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 12, 2017
Minnesota assistant principal accused of stealing $190,000 from church
ST. PAUL—A St. Paul school administrator accused of stealing from her Wisconsin church has resigned her job after a 19-week period of paid administrative leave. St. Paul Public Schools placed Kara Amundson on leave Aug. 24 after the St. Croix County sheriff's office notified...
January 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 8, 2017
School District 833 plans south elementary boundary change meetings
Parents can weigh in on District 833's proposed south elementary school attendance boundary changes at public meetings beginning this week.
January 8, 2017 - 9:00am
November 22, 2016
Muslim group sounds alarms over Stillwater Area school bus threat
The Council on American-Islamic Relations has issued a call for increased protection of Muslim students after an incident earlier this month...
News/crime and courts
November 22, 2016 - 5:16pm
November 18, 2016
Another school district faces racially charged incident
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. — South St. Paul is the latest school district to deal with hurtful comments made by students in the wake of the Nov. 8 presidential election. A video of a student making racist comments and telling racist jokes to classmates was posted to Facebook and...
November 18, 2016 - 10:00am
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
November 7, 2016
School District 833 ups building security for Election Day
South Washington County Schools is taking additional steps — for the first time scheduling parent hall monitors — to provide school security...
November 7, 2016 - 8:46am
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