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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
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Cottage Grove Arts Commission appoints new member
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Softball: Young's homer lifts Park past Woodbury
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Boys' Hockey: Vogelgesang is hired as East Ridge head coach
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
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Park puppeteers put death through its paces for 'Addams Family' musical
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In musician's hands, vintage oil cans become electric guitars
Bexell was 'Cottage Grove's pastor'
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Keith Jacobus Viewpoint: The secret of success — great teachers
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: The House majority and transit for our district
Letter to the editor: House funding plans negatively impact local communities
Letters to the editor: Legislative session, transit funding
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Park High School
April 9, 2010
The grandfather of golf
For Park head boys golf coach Hank Tressel, this year will be especially golden. The grandfather of boys golf is celebrating his 50th year of...
April 9, 2010 - 7:00am
March 24, 2010
From Afton Alps to the Olympics
For Cottage Grove native Tyler Shepherd, what began on the hills of Afton Alps led to the 2010 Winter Olympics. Shepherd, a 1997 graduate of Park High School and an All-State alpine skier for the Wolfpack, was the head coach of the U.S. ski cross team at this year's Winter Games...
March 24, 2010 - 7:00am
March 22, 2010
MCA ll Tests set April 13 and 14
On Tuesday and Wednesday April 13 and 14, students in grades nine through 11 will participate in the MCA II assessments. Students are required to pass these assessments in addition to all of the required course work in order to receive a diploma from Park High School at the end of...
March 22, 2010 - 7:00am
March 1, 2010
Keeping their balance
Even very young children know that performers, when they are finished with their routines, throw both hands in the air in a flourish and show...
March 1, 2010 - 7:55am
February 5, 2010
Park actors compete in 'Flaming Idiots'
Sam Salwasser, who plays Eugene in "Flaming Idiots," said rehearsing for one-act play competition is unlike his experience in Park High School...
February 5, 2010 - 8:15am
January 20, 2010
Police use Taser on student, two to be charged after Wednesday fight at Park High School
Charges are pending for a pair of 17-year-old Park High School students after a Wednesday afternoon fight saw Cottage Grove Police called and one of the boys Tased by the school's resource officer. The resource officer, a member of the Cottage Grove Police Department, used the Taser...
News/crime and courts
January 20, 2010 - 5:05pm
January 15, 2010
Three featured in One-Act Play Festival
The district's three high school theater programs will unite to showcase their one-act plays Jan. 20. The plays "Crimes of the Heart," "Flaming Idiots," and "Dracula" will be performed on the Loft Stage at East Ridge. "One-acts are actually notorious for not being very well-attended...
January 15, 2010 - 7:54am
January 14, 2010
Park grad heads for Haiti
Navy Ensign Andrew Morin, a 2002 graduate of Park High School, headed for Haiti today aboard the amphibious assault ship, the USS Bataan. The ship, which left from Norfolk, Va., had just returned from a seven-month deployment in the Mid East, according to Sue Morin, the ensign's...
January 14, 2010 - 2:21pm
January 7, 2010
Former Park teacher dreams of documentary
Through a book, speeches and hopefully a documentary, former Park High School teacher Daryl Olson is trying to educate the public about a form...
January 7, 2010 - 9:05am
January 6, 2010
High school classes revamped for next year
When Park, Woodbury and East Ridge high school students start school next fall, the current four-period day becomes a six-period day with three trimesters.
January 6, 2010 - 8:39am
December 22, 2009
Park approved for International Baccalaureate
Park High School Principal Efe Agbamu is excited to move ahead with her dream to have the International Baccalaureate program at the school. When it was announced in classes that the school had been approved, not all the students understood what it meant, Agbamu said, but they heard...
December 22, 2009 - 8:06am
After rainout, commencement might move
Last year's nearly rained out Park High School graduation has prompted a proposal to move ceremonies to Aldrich Arena in Maplewood. A meeting for parents will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, to discuss the proposal that's already been debated by the school's site team and a group...
December 22, 2009 - 8:04am
December 17, 2009
A dream come true
In his first week practice for Hamline University, Park 2009 graduate Andy Voigt received a rude welcome to college basketball. Voigt, a 6' 5" freshman power forward, had his nose broken. "Obviously, the biggest difference between high school and college basketball is the physicality...
December 17, 2009 - 8:01am
December 7, 2009
Two favorite fairy tales
Just as Alice wondered what to do about her predicament, the Park High School Drama Department faced a dilemma when more than 130 students showed up to audition for "Alice in Wonderland," directed by English teacher Emily Ball. The solution was to add another play, so "Pinocchio,"...
December 7, 2009 - 8:00am
November 18, 2009
Park grad recalls grandmother's lessons in new book of poems
When Sheka Mansaray got in trouble as a child, his punishment would be to extract the moral from one of his grandmother's stories and tell her...
November 18, 2009 - 1:31pm