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Cottage Grove day care kids to receive congressional award
South Washington County Schools wins bid to buy Valley Crossing Community School
Nursing institute moving into Cottage Grove's BEC
Cottage Grove police reports for Jan. 29: Domestic, theft, lewd activity
Relay For Life event: Coaches vs. Cancer Jan. 30
crime and courts
Park Wrestling: Individuals shine amid team struggles
Seahawks "LOB" leads second Lombardi chase
New Life Boys Basketball: Strong second half lifts Eagles past Trinity
East Ridge Boys Basketball: Raptors honor Ellingson, thrash Forest Lake
Gymnastics: East Ridge flexes muscle in win over Woodbury
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
Brant A. Short, 81
Mark F. Mulvihill, 66
Doris M. Pinault, 85
Jeanette Lampe, 79
Viewpoint: 2015-16 budget planning leads to need for reduction
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
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Park High School
August 24, 2009
Love for animals pulls Park grad to documentary, new career
When Park graduate Kim Walsh Borgan signed up to help animals rescued from the wreckage of Hurricane Katrina, she didn't expect to return to the Mississippi camp two more times. She also didn't expect to make a feature-length film about the animals left behind, nor did she expect...
news / life
August 24, 2009 - 4:28pm
July 15, 2009
Coyotes win seventh straight; 10-2 overall
After a two-week All-Star break, the Cottage Grove Coyotes snapped right back into form, beating the Minneapolis Bombers 3-2 and 9-0 in a double-header on Sunday, July 12 in Minneapolis, to improve its winning streak to seven straight games in the Twin Cities Men's Adult Baseball...
July 15, 2009 - 6:00am
July 14, 2009
VFW baseball: Cottage Grove VFW wins three, hits .500
The Cottage Grove VFW team rebounded from back-to-back 13-4 losses with three straight wins -- defeating West St. Paul 12-10, Mendota 14-6 and...
July 14, 2009 - 5:01pm
July 9, 2009
Test scores above state average; Park and Oltman show big jumps
Park High School Principal Efe Agbamu said she's pleased that the school's 11th-grade Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment math scores show a 14 percent increase over last year. In 2008, statewide, high school juniors scored low on the test and Park scores were below the state ave...
July 9, 2009 - 7:53am
July 2, 2009
Gray to represent Darwitz
High-profile St. Paul defense attorney Earl Gray is representing former Park High School girls hockey coach Eric Darwitz, who has been charged with allegedly having sex with two former players shortly after he resigned for another coaching job. Darwitz made his first appearance in...
crime and courts / news
July 2, 2009 - 2:12pm
June 30, 2009
VFW team drops pair of games, falls to 3-5
The Cottage Grove VFW team fell to 3-5 on the year with a pair of losses last week. The Post 8752 team lost 7-6 to Highland Park and fell to White Bear Lake in its two games. A third game, scheduled Saturday, June 27 against Como Park-Rice Street was rained out. "We didn't have a...
June 30, 2009 - 4:52pm
Legion baseball: Post 98 off to a good start
The St. Paul Park Legion baseball team improved its record to 12-6 overall by winning three of its four games last week. The Post 98 baseball...
June 30, 2009 - 4:20pm
June 25, 2009
Sports Briefs -- June 24
Help complete road to the Raptors' nest Become a part of the permanent legacy at East Ridge High School by purchasing a personalized paver to the walkway to the Raptors Nest! You can personalize your own paver with up to three engraved lines for $75. Orders received by July 10...
June 25, 2009 - 1:02pm
Boys of summer are back
The boys of summer are back with the Cottage Grove Coyotes and VFW and Legion baseball teams' seasons in full spring already. The Coyotes, which play out of the Twin Cities Men's Adult Baseball League is 6-2 and in second place in its division. The Coyotes finished runner-up in the...
June 25, 2009 - 12:34pm
He's back: hoops hero Sam Jacobson working with 833
It's been 15 years since Sam Jacobson packed the gym at Park High School, wowing onlookers with heroic performances on the basketball court. For...
June 25, 2009 - 7:30am
May 18, 2009
Class project is building ramp for former student
For the last four years, Matthew Wilde has given Park High School's 10th-grade basketball team an uncommon treat: he has sat behind the microphone...
May 18, 2009 - 8:10am
May 14, 2009
Former Park hockey coach charged for alleged sex with two former players
A former Park High School girls hockey coach was charged Wednesday with criminal sexual conduct for allegedly having sex in a Woodbury home with two former players shortly after he resigned to take another coaching job. Eric P. Darwitz, 31, of Oakdale, allegedly drove two 16-year-old...
crime and courts / education / news
May 14, 2009 - 10:05am
May 12, 2009
This week's community events schedule
May 14 Career transitions Dr. Denise Wood will discuss "Dealing with Family Stress in a Difficult Economic Environment," at the Thursday, May 14 meeting of the Career Transition Connection. The meeting runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Woodbury Lutheran Church, 7380 Afton Road. All are...
May 12, 2009 - 10:32am
April 16, 2009
Graduation week set for seniors
The last day of school for Park High School graduating seniors will be Wednesday, June 3. Seniors in good standing will not attend class on June 4 and 5, according to information given the school board March 26. Graduation will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 6, instead of the traditional...
April 16, 2009 - 7:00am
April 10, 2009
Board tours the construction underway at Park and East Ridge
On Thursday, the District 833 School Board and administrators toured Park High School, where a major remodel is underway and the new East Ridge High School, which is slated to open this fall.
April 10, 2009 - 8:50am