Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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South Washington County School Board members have approved the final wording of three referendum questions that voters will see in the November election, even as one board member said administrators should provide more information about how the money will be spent.
I learn a lot from kids who are more interesting than adults. They see the world differently than grown-ups do.
Marsha Adou told fellow South Washington County School Board members and administrators Thursday she is not running for a third four-year term on the board. Adou, of Woodbury, said she’s proud to have served on the District 833 board, proud of the how far the school district has come academically and how well the district has managed spending. Adou is the first incumbent to announce a decision not to seek re-election.
Being in 4-H and raising animals is hard work and there are long days at the fair, club members said, but it's worth it.
The sounds of swords clanking means that swashbuckling musketeers are close at hand. The actors who are telling the story of "The Three Musketeers: They're More Than a Candy Bar" are rehearsing outdoors at Zion Lutheran Church in Cottage Grove for the Locally Grown Theatre's upcoming production to be performed outdoors this weekend.
The candy you prefer depends on how old you are.
Couple one of the first to wed as the state's new same-sex marriage law becomes legal.
Cottage Grove United Church of Christ is in its 20th year selling sweet corn at the Washington County Fair.
Cottage Grove kids have ideas -- and jokes -- for the newspaper.
Kids coming to the summer lunch programs at Newport and Crestview elementary schools knew that "walk-around tacos" were on Wednesday's menu. They said they were looking forward to any lunch, either during the summer or school year, that has tacos. The walk-around version features an open bag of Dorito chips filled with taco meat.