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The big chew: Goats deployed to Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park to eat invasive shrubs
Residents upset over BNSF parking lot plan
Legislative election history may mean little this year in MN
Dominium breaks ground for Legends of Cottage Grove
Liberty keeps it local: Family business keeps on growing
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MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
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Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
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Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
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August 11, 2008
School board to streamline hiring process
School District 833 is changing procedures in how it hires administrators that will "streamline the process without losing integrity," said Superintendent Tom Nelson during a school board retreat July 10. Nelson said past procedures were the "most detailed" he'd experienced, taking...
August 11, 2008 - 7:25am
May 28, 2008
Viewpoint: Session a pleasant surprise for schools
The recently concluded legislative session turned out to be a very pleasant surprise for education and for South Washington County Schools. When the session began there was a general assumption that if we could just hold on to what we have, we would be doing well. In the end, and...
May 28, 2008 - 8:29am
May 23, 2008
Black, white and gold become new school's colors
May 23, 2008 - 7:20am
May 22, 2008
A prom to remember
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Expansion not planned for Spanish Immersion
Expanding the number of classes at each grade level in the Spanish Immersion language program is not in School District 833's future plans. Nuevas Fronteras, a school within a school being housed at Crestview Elementary School in Cottage Grove, will continue with current plans to...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Student gets letter penned by royalty
It started when Justina Marsh, Oltman Junior High School seventh-grader, was curious about a picture hanging in her bedroom. It ended with a letter from the queen of England.
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
May 5, 2008
Nine-hundred pounds of clay seems like a lot, but after it's distributed among all of the students taking art classes at Newport Elementary School over several projects, there won't be much left over, said Mary Olson, art specialist. Olson received a $1,500 grant from Northern Clay...
May 5, 2008 - 12:00am
April 28, 2008
Hope Christian Academy students rocket to national race
It took the team at Hope Christian Academy in St. Paul Park two months to design, build and test its first model rocket this winter. And, although that rocket qualified for national competition, there's a hitch. "We have to build another one for finals," said ninth grader and team...
April 28, 2008 - 7:54am
April 11, 2008
Unusual weather caused gas smell in school
Thursday's unusual weather was to blame for the gas smell that caused the afternoon evacuation of the Crestview Elementary and Nuevas Fronteras school building, according to an e-mail from the school's assistant principal Laura Loshek. Students and staff left the building around...
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am
April 2, 2008
Task force decides to detach high school boundary plans
High School Attendance Boundary Task Force members, at their final meeting, Tuesday, March 25, decided to send three high school plans to the school board without attaching them to elementary and middle school plans. They also mulled revisions suggested by an oversight committee...
April 2, 2008 - 12:00am
Oltman students left to ponder what's next
Seventh-graders at St. Paul Park's Oltman Junior High School are in an uncommon position for students their age. They don't know where they're going to high school. Most know District 833 is in the process of drawing new attendance boundaries for all schools. The choices made in...
April 2, 2008 - 12:00am
March 21, 2008
Raptors will be red, not blue
When the Park and Woodbury high school football teams meet East Ridge High School's team during the football season in the fall of 2009, they will be seeing red. The Wolfpack and Royals will meet the East Ridge Raptors (birds of prey) in future athletic events.
March 21, 2008 - 12:00am
March 20, 2008
Pine Hill out one day early for construction
Pine Hill Elementary School students will end the school year on Wednesday, June 4, one day earlier than the other 13 District 833 elementary schools, so teachers can remove all items from their classrooms ahead of construction. Bids for the construction of a new heating and cooling...
March 20, 2008 - 7:00am
First art show ever
School District 833 junior high and high schools have held art shows for years, but having a "real" art show featuring the work of elementary-age students is a first for the district, and the result of having art specialists in all 14 elementary schools since September. The show,...
March 20, 2008 - 12:00am
'You get to use your imagination'
When elementary school kids say they like art, they don't mean they like every minute of art class. "I like some projects but some are kind of boring," said Kaylie Dimmick. "But you get to use your imagination." Dimmick, a fifth-grader at Grey Cloud Elementary School, is getting...
March 20, 2008 - 12:00am