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School District 833 seeks flexibility, freedom at Legislature
Apparent wage ‘discrepancies’ discovered in Newport
Cottage Grove police reports for Jan. 29: Domestic, theft, lewd activity
Cottage Grove police brief: Laser light bothers State Patrol helicopter
Dayton budget plan covers a wide range of issues
crime and courts
Park Diving: Germscheid claims Park's six dive record
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
Girls Basketball: Park beats East Ridge by five, again
Boys Basketball: Raptors pull away from Park late
St. Paul Park celebrates annual sledding day
The healing powers of art: Cancer survivors' work part of Woodwinds sculpture
Two local art events planned in Cottage Grove
Reeling in the 'Minnesota experience' during Cottage Grove's ice fishing outing
Birds of a feather: Carpenter Nature Center volunteers track avian population
arts and entertainment
Lori L. Battcher, 53
Mark F. Mulvihill, 66
Doris M. Pinault, 85
Jeanette Lampe, 79
Lucille Mann, 92
Viewpoint: McNaughton rules outline insanity defense
Letter to the editor: Respect property when snowmobiling
Letter to the editor: Wake up and face realities in District 833
Letter to the editor: Integrity of school district must be restored
Viewpoint: Don't let sun set on Oakwood possibilities
Get Out! Deals
August 2, 2011
Three file for District 833 School Board election on opening day of filing period
Three people have filed to run for the District 833 School Board, including two of three incumbents whose terms end later this year. Board members Leslee Boyd of Woodbury and Ron Kath of Cottage Grove filled out their campaign paperwork Tuesday, the first day of the filing period....
August 2, 2011 - 4:00pm
June 7, 2011
Boyd, Gelbmann, Kath to seek re-election to District 833 School Board
District 833 School Board member Jim Gelbmann is convinced that moving school board elections from odd to even years is good for voters, but the rest of the board didn't agree at the June 2 workshop. The discussion came up when the board noted that the filing for three board positions...
June 7, 2011 - 11:47am
December 10, 2010
Pawlenty passes baton to Dayton
ST. PAUL -- There is no doubt the election is over: Democrat Mark Dayton, Minnesota's governor elect, and Republican Tim Pawlenty, who holds the office until Jan. 3, sounded like old pals Thursday after they met privately and before Pawlenty and his wife showed Dayton and his sons...
December 10, 2010 - 1:43pm
November 20, 2010
Letter: Thankful for benefit, friends
The benefit for George held at the VFW Red Barn in Cottage Grove on Nov. 7 was beautiful. It turned out to be a great celebration with family and friends. I wish to thank my daughters and niece for taking on the huge task of putting together such an event to raise money to help pay...
November 20, 2010 - 10:30am
Letter: Honored to keep serving in Senate
Thank you for your support during my recent campaign for re-election to the state Senate. It's an honor to represent you in St. Paul. I am proud of the work I've done over the past four years to protect education funding, provide safe transportation options and, most importantly,...
November 20, 2010 - 10:30am
October 27, 2010
Sorting out the 24 judicial candidates
The most unusual local election this fall is one that typically would get little attention. Listed on the Nov. 2 election ballot simply as "Judge 10th District Court 3," a judicial seat based in Washington County has drawn lots of attention for the sheer number of candidates - there...
crime and courts
October 27, 2010 - 8:00am
January 29, 2010
Governor campaigns drive precinct caucus interest
January 29, 2010 - 10:08am
December 15, 2009
Peterson to run for re-election
Washington County Commissioner Myra Peterson said she'll seek re-election in 2010. Peterson said this morning that experience is needed on the county board as commissioners continue to grapple with the effects of a bad economy. "The budget challenges are so significant," she said. Peterson...
December 15, 2009 - 11:14am
November 4, 2009
School board election results, precinct-by-precinct
St. Paul Park P-1 Tracy Brunnette, 14, 12.84 % Mike Thissen, 9, 8.26 % Alberder Gillespie, 6, 5.5 % David G. Kemper, 9, 8.26 % Walt Lyszak, 11, 10.09 % Marsha Adou, 11, 10.09% Edward Nowak, 8, 7.34 % Laurie Johnson, 14, 12.84 % Gina Taft, 10, 9.17 % Katy McElwee-Stevens,...
November 4, 2009 - 11:26am
Brunnette, Adou retain seats, Kemper, Johnson join school board
David Kemper, Tracy Brunnette, Laurie Johnson and Marsha Adou were elected to seats on the School District 833 board, according to the unofficial results on the Minnesota Secretary of State Web site. Ten candidates sought the four seats. Kemper lead with 1,614 votes.
November 4, 2009 - 1:52am
November 2, 2009
Party endorsement of school board candidates draws scrutiny
The Republican Party of Minnesota has made a late push in support of three candidates for the District 833 School Board, delivering flyers touting the party's support to area doorsteps and angering some candidates who said Monday the race should remain non-partisan. Literature backing...
November 2, 2009 - 5:29pm
833 officials ask school board candidate to stop sending campaign emails to district staff
District 833 officials asked an incumbent school board candidate to stop sending campaign e-mails to district staff today, a day before the election, and called the actions inappropriate. District officials said school board member Marsha Adou sent election-related e-mails, from...
November 2, 2009 - 4:51pm
October 29, 2009
Political peace in The Park
It's campaign season in St. Paul Park -- but drive down Summit Avenue through the heart of town and it's hard to tell: no campaign signs clutter yards, no candidate literature is left on doorsteps. St. Paul Park City Council members Sandi Dingle and Jeff Swenson are running unopposed...
October 29, 2009 - 8:07am
October 27, 2009
Incumbent starts write-in campaign
With about a week to go before the election, one more candidate is throwing her hat back in the ring for District 833 School Board. Current school board member Denise Kapler has started a write-in campaign for re-election. Kapler, a Woodbury resident who was first elected to the...
October 27, 2009 - 2:15pm
Full coverage of the 2009 District 833 School Board election
Voters will head to the polls on Nov. 3 with four District 833 School Board seats on the ballot and 10 people running, including two incumbents. The board election is the only item on the ballot, except for an uncontested city council election in St.
October 27, 2009 - 2:03pm