Skip to main content
Park High School art teacher David Frigaard dies in shooting
Refinery, county reach emergency communications agreement
District 833 developing its plan to buy Valley Crossing school
3M-Cottage Grove fined for air violations
City of Cottage Grove weighs buying vacant Home Depot building in bid to jumpstart redevelopment
crime and courts
Eyes on the prize: Seth Green is focused on Raptors success amid recruiting hoopla
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
Local area scores from Friday, Jan 23
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
Mark F. Mulvihill, 66
Doris M. Pinault, 85
Jeanette Lampe, 79
Lucille Mann, 92
Shirley J. Smith, 91
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
Viewpoint: Don't let sun set on Oakwood possibilities
Get Out! Deals
south washington county
October 3, 2013
New law requires quick chemical release notification
In emergencies, citizens rely on law enforcement departments as their first line of defense. However, in the event of a chemical spill or release of other hazardous substances, law enforcement in some cases may be the last to know. A new law going into effect in January is...
news / crime and courts
October 3, 2013 - 5:06am
October 2, 2013
South Washington County orchards ripe for the picking
There isn’t anything quite like biting into a juicy red or green apple fresh from the tree after enjoying a sightseeing hayride through the orchard. If that sounds idyllic, visitors of Afton Apple Orchard in Denmark Township have that, and much more, to look forward to during...
October 2, 2013 - 9:11am
September 20, 2013
Red Rock Corridor alternative analysis halfway complete
The Red Rock Corridor Commission and Washington County officials continue to analyze alternate options for the existing and future transit stations.
news / region
September 20, 2013 - 9:00am
March 7, 2013
AmeriCorps volunteers help boost reading efforts in District 833 elementary schools
AmeriCorps reading volunteer Dominique Edwards struggled with reading when she was in elementary school, so she knows what children are going through when they need help. Edwards is one of the volunteers who are in every elementary school in School District 833 to provide one-on-one...
March 7, 2013 - 2:19pm
March 5, 2013
South Washington County School district's shot at Crosswinds '50-50'
District 833 Superintendent Keith Jacobus was on the road last week talking to parents in schools that would be affected if the district takes over Crosswinds school in Woodbury. The odds are 50-50 that South Washington County Schools will acquire Crosswinds, Jacobus told parents...
March 5, 2013 - 2:13pm
February 29, 2012
Newport man plans GOP challenge to Rep. McCollum
A Newport man and Navy veteran is planning to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum in the newly redrawn 4th Congressional District. Dan Flood, 47, will seek the Republican Party's nomination at its April convention to face the six-term congresswoman in a district that includes...
February 29, 2012 - 2:28am
February 7, 2010
Royal Raptors miss out on .500, will play Raiders in sectional
The South Washington County girls hockey team missed out on a chance to claim a first-ever .500 record to close out a regular season as the Royal Raptors took a 2-2 tie against Cretin-Derham Hall at Highland Arena in St.
sports / raptors
February 7, 2010 - 11:16am
January 10, 2010
Royal Raptors back at .500
The South Washington County girls hockey team claimed a win and a tie in consecutive games against ranked opponents just hours apart on Friday and Saturday to reclaim a .500 record heading into this week. After managing no more than a tie against Suburban East Conference bottom-feeder...
January 10, 2010 - 11:06am