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August 23, 2017
15 candidates step up for District 833 School Board
Five candidates are seeking a two-year seat on the South Washington County School Board, while 10 others are vying for four other spots on the board. Fifteen District 833 residents filed to run for the school board this fall, including candidates from each of the four main cities...
August 23, 2017 - 9:15am
April 20, 2017
Widow of accident victim makes last-minute plea for Minn. transportation funding
ST. PAUL—Beth Hodgman pleaded that southern Minnesota's U.S. 14 be made safer. "Drivers make mistakes, but they shouldn't be life sentences,"...
April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
December 13, 2016
Lund fined for campaign violation; other complaints against Newport mayor-elect dismissed
Mayor-elect Dan Lund was fined $500 for violating state campaign law and cleared of two other complaints brought by a political adversary.
December 13, 2016 - 9:05am
November 17, 2016
Mr. Right goes to Washington
Newly elected as U.S. representative in the Second Congressional District, Woodbury resident Jason Lewis said he believes voters gave Republicans...
November 17, 2016 - 1:45pm
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
August 9, 2016
It'll be McCollum vs. Ryan in 4th District race
At a private event in LiliLilydale, Republican candidate Greg Ryan celebrated his first-time primary win after beating out Gene Rechtzigel of Newport and Nikolay Nikolayevich Bey of Woodbury in the 4th Congressional District. Ryan, a St. Paul native, said he’s been troubled by industries...
August 9, 2016 - 11:30pm
April 25, 2016
GOP picks Holmstadt for Senate District 54 race
Leilani Holmstadt is south Washington County-area Republicans’ pick to seek an open state Senate seat in the fall election.
April 25, 2016 - 1:52pm
March 2, 2016
Rubio, Sanders do not dominate delegate count
Minnesota’s part of Super Tuesday produced super turnouts and some different results than most of the 11 other states weighing in on the nominees...
March 2, 2016 - 9:59am
February 17, 2016
Judge clarifies bond vote total in School District 833 referendum
It was a five-vote victory after all.
February 17, 2016 - 1:45pm
January 11, 2016
Anti-levy consultant Dorr to speak at District 833 bond opponents' meeting
Opponents of South Washington County Schools’ narrowly approved $96 million middle school bond will host a controversial anti-levy campaign consultant at a local meeting about the case.
January 11, 2016 - 10:31am
January 5, 2016
Forum set for 2nd District Democratic hopefuls Sunday in Hastings
Three DFL candidates running in the 2nd Congressional District will answer questions from 1-3 p.m. Sunday. Jan. 10, at Hastings City Hall. They are Angie Craig, Roger Kittleson and Dr. Mary Lawrence. The session is open to the public. The three are looking to replace U.S. Rep. John...
January 5, 2016 - 1:28pm
December 28, 2015
Retired judge to hear District 833 election contest case
The election contest over School District 833’s bond question will move forward with a new judge. Judge Kathleen Gearin, who retired in 2013 and was chief judge for the Second Judicial District in Ramsey County, has been assigned to the case. A motion hearing is scheduled with Gearin...
December 28, 2015 - 12:08pm
December 2, 2015
Opponents head to court over $96M bond measure
Opponents of South Washington County Schools’ $96 million bond are going to court over the measure that passed by just five votes. A lawsuit filed Wednesday in Washington County District Court objects to decisions by a canvassing board that last week reviewed ballots that had been...
December 2, 2015 - 6:18pm
November 25, 2015
The 19 challenged ballots: How would you decide?
A canvassing board met Wednesday to decide 19 challenged ballots and certify the results of the recount of School District 833’s $96 million...
November 25, 2015 - 2:41pm
District 833 $96M bond passes by five votes, canvassing board concludes
School District 833’s $96 million bond was approved by a five-vote margin, a canvassing board concluded Wednesday. The canvassing board met...
November 25, 2015 - 10:39am