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Murder charge filed in apparent drive-by shooting of David Frigaard
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Park High School art teacher David Frigaard dies in shooting
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PWER Nordic Skiing: Stillwater sweeps the competition
East Ridge Gymnastics: Raptors show depth with shorthanded wins
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
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Lori L. Battcher, 53
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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
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December 16, 2009
Wind turbine up for approval at tonight's Cottage Grove City Council meeting
A proposal for Cottage Grove's first residential wind turbine is up for council approval at Wednesday night's meeting. The proposal for a 113-foot tall, 10 kilowatt turbine at 6749 Geneva Ave., has already been approved by the Cottage Grove Planning Commission. The council is also...
December 16, 2009 - 10:22am
December 2, 2009
First home wind turbine stirs opposition
It would be the first residential wind turbine in Cottage Grove under the city's revamped ordinances governing wind energy conversion systems -- and, already, someone's opposed. Cottage Grove resident John Kooyman has applied for the permit required to build a 113-foot-tall wind...
December 2, 2009 - 7:50am
October 6, 2009
Ordinance ends district's turbine pursuit
The South Washington County School District has abandoned its interest in a large wind turbine as Woodbury officials near prohibiting that type of project. East Ridge High School will not be the site of a utility-scale wind turbine, but the district may pursue a smaller renewable...
October 6, 2009 - 1:22pm
July 14, 2009
Afton takes its turn at turbine talk
Afton already has a controversial tower in their midst, but could another structure beginning with a 'T' be added into the mix? At the July 6 meeting of the Afton Planning Commission, commissioners heard a presentation from Ralph Jacobson, from Innovative Power Systems, about wind...
July 14, 2009 - 12:49pm
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.
education / news
June 30, 2009 - 7:53am
July 23, 2008
Wind energy close to reality for East Ridge
Building a wind turbine to generate energy for East Ridge High School was just "a good idea" when officials from School District 833 and the City of Woodbury first discussed it last winter. It appears that the "good idea" will become a reality for the school being built at Pioneer...
July 23, 2008 - 8:00am
February 6, 2008
Our View: Do what it takes to invest in wind turbine
It's a simple truth that schools exist to prepare society for the future, playing not only a role in their students' futures, but in the futures of those who will depend on them. Right now, School District 833 officials are looking at a new way to plan for the future -- and it doesn't...
February 6, 2008 - 10:00am