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Residential property makes up 80 percent of tax base in Cottage Grove, county higher
Sparks fly in Newport candidate forum
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
St. Paul Park Refining to increase production
River Oaks restaurant set for Oct. 5 soft opening
crime and courts
Football: Park stays in district hunt with homecoming win
Rydberg calls it a career
Girls Soccer: Woodbury controls play in 2-0 win vs. Park
Boys Soccer: Wolfpack, Royals battle to 2-2 tie
Volleyball: Raptors win five-set battle vs. Rosemount
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
arts and entertainment
ACORN MINI STORAGE NOTICE OF SALE
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME LASKAS GARDENS
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME TOP VALUE FLOORING
SOUTH WASHINGTON COUNTY SCHOOLS PROPOSALS FOR INSURANCE
COTTAGE GROVE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
Jean Ekern, 91
Phyllis M. Hagness, 74
Terry 'Mario' Weierke, 60
Mary M. Thurmes, 101
David H. Conrad, 69
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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School District 833
July 8, 2009
Youth reconnect to the earth and America
A summer camp in Afton and beyond for youth ages 6 to 12 is aiming to dispel misconceptions about American Indians. School District 833, in...
July 8, 2009 - 7:57am
Getting a head start on school
At Head Start, children ages 3 to 5 learn as much during lunch as they do in the classroom. They set the tables with disposable silverware and...
July 8, 2009 - 7:52am
July 6, 2009
Three win Chamber scholarships
Danielle Franssen, Kyra Knoff and Sarah Thiede, all 2009 Park High School graduates, received a $500 scholarship each from the Cottage Grove...
July 6, 2009 - 4:45pm
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
District awaits word on wind turbine
Whether the South Washington County School District will install a 190-foot wind turbine at East Ridge High School is looking more uncertain.
June 30, 2009 - 7:53am
June 29, 2009
Goin' to the beach
Cottage Grove Elementary School first-grade teachers Janene Zavoral, Gail Scholl, Wendi Draper, Lisa Bush and Vicki Waldo teach a unit on sea...
June 29, 2009 - 7:05am
June 26, 2009
Gelbmann meets fundraising goal, no 'jail' for him
District 833 School Board Member Jim Gelbmann got himself out of fundraising jail Thursday, June 18. His fictional bail-bond money came from...
June 26, 2009 - 7:00am
June 24, 2009
Wrestling team wants piece of excess funds
The Park High School Wrestling Booster Club is asking School District 833 to earmark some of its excess funds from the 2006 bond referendum toward paying for a subfloor that was installed in the team's new room. Rick Ayers, treasurer of the booster club, spoke at the June 18 School...
June 24, 2009 - 7:00am
June 22, 2009
Pizza vendor asks district to buy local
The owner of Cassini's Pizzeria in Cottage Grove asked the school board to reconsider awarding the bid for pizza at Park High School, Oltman Junior High and Cottage Grove Junior High to Domino's. Domino's beat Cassini's out in a bidding process, but Cassini's owner Jason Clark suggested...
June 22, 2009 - 3:51pm
June 16, 2009
Nelson now ready to retire
District 833 Superintendent Tom Nelson's last school board meeting is this week as he retires after four years. He and his wife, Margaret, plan to return to Prescott, Ariz., where they were living when he took the job in the district after a stormy and failed superintendent search...
June 16, 2009 - 4:03pm
After projects, $5 million to spend
The downside of an economic depression is that School District 833 had to cut the general fund budget and increase class sizes. The up side is that, due to the decline in construction activity, bid prices for construction of East Ridge High School, classroom additions and improvements...
June 16, 2009 - 4:02pm
June 15, 2009
Viewpoint: Where are the boys?
I grew up listening to the likes of Elvis, Fats Domino and Connie Francis. Yes, this makes me old, but that isn't the point here. One of Connie Francis' best songs was "Where the Boys Are." For some strange reason, this song came to mind as I sat on the stage last week taking part...
June 15, 2009 - 7:57am
June 10, 2009
A different kind of graduation
The Next Step program held a graduation ceremony on June 4 for 11 students, complete with diplomas, flowers and congratulations from school board...
June 10, 2009 - 7:46am
June 5, 2009
833 set to approve budget later this month
District 833 School Board members are keeping their fingers crossed that Gov.
June 5, 2009 - 9:58am
June 3, 2009
District trying suspension substitute
School District 833 will pilot a new plan for alternatives to in-school suspension at Park High School with a $20,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Education. Successful Alternative Supports (SAS) includes training, parent outreach, behavior options for students, monitoring...
June 3, 2009 - 8:05am