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St. Paul Park police reports: Garage break-in; fighting
Philharmonic convergence: Minnesota Orchestra performs at East Ridge High School
Police: Stranger asked young girl for Cottage Grove home's garage door code
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Wolfpack work on converting scoring chances into goals
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Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
Cottage Grove family rallies around teen’s cancer fight
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
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Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
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June 9, 2011
The final curtain for 'Oz' at Newport Elementary
Pictures of "The Wizard of Oz" cast members were on display at a silent auction held as 28 years of Linda Schaack's plays came to a close. "Thanks...
June 9, 2011 - 10:28am
May 31, 2011
May 31, 2011 story: Girl apprehended after Woodbury school lockdown
Crosswinds East Metro Arts and Science Middle School went into a temporary lockdown this morning following a threat report. According to an East Metro Integration District 606 press release, staff at Crosswinds noticed threats targeting specific students written on a white board...
May 31, 2011 - 2:34pm
May 27, 2011
Beyond snacks and naps: District 833 kindergarten students stepping up
A lot has changed in District 833 kindergarten classes in recent years. The emphasis on the importance of literacy in all grades has changed...
May 27, 2011 - 5:02pm
May 25, 2011
Grey Cloud students 'off to see the Wizard' one last time
The annual performances of "The Wizard of Oz" by Linda Shaack's third-grade classes at Grey Cloud Elementary School are coming to an end this...
May 25, 2011 - 1:48pm
May 11, 2011
District 833 Spanish immersion expansion topic of Thursday meeting
The topic of expanding the Spanish immersion program is once again on the minds of District 833 leaders. Earlier this school year, the School Board initiated discussions on how to expand the elementary Spanish immersion program, known as Nuevas Fronteras and housed at Crestview...
May 11, 2011 - 4:51pm
April 25, 2011
Young poets to be published
A group of Newport Elementary School students recently got a letter telling them their Haiku poems and other poems have been selected for publication...
April 25, 2011 - 2:10pm
March 4, 2011
District 833 School Board rejects proposed class-size increase
District 833 School Board members rejected a budget-cutting proposal that would have increased class sizes by an average of one-half student per class. Administrators, including Superintendent Mark Porter, proposed the class size change to reduce the 2011-12 school year budget by...
March 4, 2011 - 10:45am
March 3, 2011
District 833 considers $3.2 million in spending cuts tonight
District 833 administrators are recommending over $3 million in spending cuts for next school year. School Board members will hear the recommendation for cuts totaling $3.2 million when they meet for a budget workshop at 6 p.m. Thursday at the District Service Center in Cottage Grove....
March 3, 2011 - 2:05pm
February 25, 2011
Newport Elementary's guest reader: state schools' chief
Brenda Cassellius started her career as a teacher, and the Minnesota education commissioner reverted to that role for a time Friday at Newport...
February 25, 2011 - 7:00am
February 17, 2011
Parents give District 833 'B' for student achievement, want more technology
Local residents attending the first of three School District 833 community meetings gave the district a 'B' for its efforts to improve student performance. The 60 people who turned out for the meeting Wednesday at Park High School agreed that student achievement is the most important...
February 17, 2011 - 1:46pm
February 16, 2011
District 833 preschool program to expand
School District 833 has taken note that education research is increasingly showing that kids are more successful if they attend preschool. With...
February 16, 2011 - 1:27pm
February 15, 2011
Quite the wedding: Students marry 'Q' and 'U'
Cottage Grove Elementary School students marked Valentine's Day with a wedding ceremony. The letters 'Q' and 'U' were forever united in a Monday...
February 15, 2011 - 12:38pm
February 7, 2011
Parents can peek inside text books tonight
District 833 parents can get an advanced look tonight at school text books under consideration for purchase. The district will host an open house from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday in the second floor activity center at East Ridge High School.
February 7, 2011 - 10:28am
January 27, 2011
School budget cuts may spare class sizes
Class sizes in District 833 schools likely will remain unchanged next year, but the district will consider budget reductions that still could affect staffing. Superintendent Mark Porter said he expects that the School Board will approve some spending cuts for 2011-12 if state aid...
January 27, 2011 - 9:06am
Budget battle feared over District 833 reserves
South Washington County Schools officials say they are worried that state lawmakers will penalize District 833 for being financially prudent...
January 27, 2011 - 8:56am