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Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Cottage Grove police citations for Feb. 20
Cottage Grove home damaged in fire
Public comment changes for Newport council meetings
Bus aide charged in molestation case resigns from South Washington County Schools
crime and courts
Wrestling: Woodbury, East Ridge fall in team section semifinals
Gymnastics: East Ridge wins section title
Girls' Basketball: Wolfpack improves streak to three games
Boys' Basketball: Park runs out of steam in two losses
Gymnastics: Park wraps up SEC schedule
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
Fashion show will kick off spring anti-hunger campaign
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Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
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September 30, 2016
Sea of gray: Groutfit Day and other spirit themes grow popular at East Ridge
Erin Donarski accidentally learned the definition of groutfit last year. "I wore all gray one day — gray shirt, gray pants, I think I...
September 30, 2016 - 2:56pm
September 21, 2016
South Washington County Schools proposes flat levy for 2017
South Washington County Schools is seeking the maximum-allowed property tax levy for 2017, but the proposal still is less than what is being collected this year. More referendum revenue due to higher enrollment coupled with increased state aid and other factors contributed to a 0.63...
September 21, 2016 - 3:00pm
School District 833 debt refinance could save $4 million
Refinanced debt could save School District 833 taxpayers more than $4 million.
September 21, 2016 - 10:58am
September 19, 2016
Employees' overnight scramble saves East Ridge school lunch
Some District 833 Nutrition Services employees pulled an overnight shift last week to ensure East Ridge High School students would have lunch despite a hot water shortage in the building.
September 19, 2016 - 12:34pm
September 16, 2016
Park band director named educator of the year
For putting the “oomph” back in the oompah of the Park High School marching band, director Thomas Storm will receive the Educator of the...
September 16, 2016 - 12:27pm
East Ridge students create post-it murals
An art installation at East Ridge High School involved 16 students, one day of work and thousands of Post-its. The team collaborated with 3M...
September 16, 2016 - 1:17am
September 13, 2016
School District 833 to resume tests for lead in water
South Washington County Schools will pay an environmental consulting firm to test for lead in its school water systems.
September 13, 2016 - 8:31am
September 7, 2016
School District 833 ACT scores dip as more students test
Local scores follow broader trend, but remain higher than state and national average.
September 7, 2016 - 9:25am
September 6, 2016
Back to the books: Students return to class in School District 833
District 833 students return to class this week.
September 6, 2016 - 12:24pm
September 1, 2016
South Washington County School Board ratifies teachers contract after successful union vote
District 833 teachers might start the new school year with a new contract.
September 1, 2016 - 10:09pm
New Park High School principal keen to start school year
New faces at Park High School this year include the principal. Ginger Garski is looking forward to her first day of school Sept. 6. And if she...
September 1, 2016 - 9:23am
August 30, 2016
Hofmann joins Cottage Grove Middle School as assistant principal
Timothy Hofmann is a new assistant principal at Cottage Grove Middle School. Hofmann returns to School District 833, where he worked from 2002 to 2001. He taught at Park High School and served as an AVID program teacher and coordinator. He spent the past five years in St. Paul Public...
August 30, 2016 - 1:00pm
Olson to lead South Washington County Schools' Transportation Department
Carrie Olson, the new transportation director for School District 833, is no stranger to the department. Olson has worked in the transportation department since 2006 and became assistant director in June 2014. In this role, she assigns, supervises and evaluates the work of the department’s...
August 30, 2016 - 11:46am
August 2, 2016
MCA Test results show modest gains in reading
New standardized test scores indicate that literacy continues to be the strong suit in South Washington County Schools. But math scores were flat, science scores dipped slightly and achievement gaps persist at some schools with a high number of black, Hispanic and low-income students,...
August 2, 2016 - 2:44pm
Larger teacher pay increases in new tentative contract between union, School District 833
School District 833 Teachers would receive higher pay increases, and a contentious policy to determine how teaching spots are filled would undergo...
August 2, 2016 - 9:54am