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Newport candidate forum set for Sept. 27
'Relishing the moment:' Wienermobile visits Cottage Grove
Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
Edina Realty-Cottage Grove adds McGeehan
crime and courts
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts roll in home opener
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Football: Raptors win third straight over Stillwater
Football: Park offense goes all-out in Tartan win
Football: New Life Academy falls short in upset bid
Two local veterans will receive advocacy award Sept. 11
The gift of writing: local author recognized, donates royalties
Holiday Train plans Cottage Grove return
Newport and St. Paul Park team up for movie night
Senior dining program expanding to include all ages
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Letter to the editor: Holmstadt will spend how we would to repair roads, not on light rail projects
Viewpoint: Goals for Cottage Grove include growth, housing, amenities
Viewpoint: Negligence law recognizes duty to behave
Letter to the editor: Peterson well-suited for House seat
Letter to the editor: Old barn gone but memories linger
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Parents sound off on District 833 school start time plan (W/VIDEO)
April 27, 2012 - 8:53am
March 1, 2012
Cottage Grove student actors' confidence awakened by 'Sleeping Walter' play
The theme of the play, "Sleeping Walter," to be performed by Cottage Grove Middle School actors fits with the message teachers want to give to...
March 1, 2012 - 8:00am
February 23, 2012
Helping hands: Oltman students volunteer in St. Paul Park community
The 146 seventh-graders in Oltman Middle School's Knights House were not in their regular classes one recent day, but they weren't absent either....
February 23, 2012 - 11:41am
February 10, 2012
District 833 could bump up middle schools' start time to trim bus costs
The District 833 School Board might have middle school students start class earlier to save $190,000 in busing costs. The board is discussing changing the start time for the district's four middle schools from 7:55 a.m. to 7:35 a.m., which would eliminate the need to lease 10 bu...
February 10, 2012 - 9:15am
January 4, 2012
Woodbury Middle School assistant principal termination approved
A District 833 assistant principal was immediately terminated last month following an arbitrator's decision backing the dismissal. Woodbury Middle School Assistant Principal Keith Burcar officially lost his job following a Dec. 15 School Board vote. The reasons for his termination...
January 4, 2012 - 5:09pm
December 23, 2011
Picture this: Cottage Grove Middle School students find photography a snap in after-school club
About 20 Cottage Grove Middle School students who want to capture the moment meet on Wednesdays after school for Photography Club. Robin Fate,...
December 23, 2011 - 10:54am
December 22, 2011
Propelled by low test scores, Oltman Middle School finds another path to math
When Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment test results were released last fall, Oltman Middle School teachers and staff members were disappointed...
December 22, 2011 - 1:34am
September 14, 2011
South Washington County Schools test scores remain above state average
School District 833 students continue to score higher than the state average in math and reading, according to Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment II test results from the state department of education released today. Sixty-five percent of South Washington County Schools students...
September 14, 2011 - 1:35pm
September 12, 2011
Smoke smell, but no fire, at Oltman Middle School in St. Paul Park
Oltman Middle School students experienced an unplanned fire drill at mid-day on Thursday, Sept. 8. School officials evacuated the school after a smoke smell in the gym area. Apparently a sensor on a fan failed, according to Barb Brown, District 833 communications director. The students...
September 12, 2011 - 10:06am
March 9, 2011
What a hoot: Oltman students get up close with birds of prey
The Wild Bird Sanctuary of St. Louis, Mo., swooped in to visit seventh-grade students at Oltman Middle School on Monday. The presentation, organized...
March 9, 2011 - 12:19pm
October 21, 2010
The heart of a team
t's hard to miss the fact that Mark Lukitsch loves football. He has a Green Bay Packers license plate on the back of his motorized wheelchair. Just past his 13th birthday, he also enjoys being a member of the seventh-grade football team at Oltman Middle School. Lukitsch wears an...
October 21, 2010 - 7:55am
June 17, 2010
Palmatier leaving Oltman
Chris Palmatier, Oltman Middle School vice principal, is leaving School District 833 to become principal of Twin Bluff Middle School in Red Wing. Palmatier, who started as a language arts teacher in the district 19 years ago, has lived in Red Wing for 17 years. On June 10, Palmatier,...
June 17, 2010 - 8:04am
May 23, 2010
Students raise money to train service dogs
Students in Jason Armbrust's civics classes at Cottage Grove Middle School raised $1,588 for Can Do Canines to help pay for raising and training...
May 23, 2010 - 7:00am
May 10, 2010
Want fries with that?
Three District 833 School Board members say they don't want a vocal minority to decide for the majority of parents who don't mind that Woodbury High School serves deep-fried french fries three days a week. Deep fryers were removed from Cottage Grove Middle School and Lake Middle...
May 10, 2010 - 4:10pm
April 19, 2010
It could have been a rough start for incoming sixth-grade students coming from elementary school to Cottage Grove Middle School. But it wasn't as scary as they thought it would be said a group of sixth-graders, because they got help and reassurance from eighth-grade mentors in the...
April 19, 2010 - 7:00am