Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau.
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Expectations remain high for south Washington County’s six alpine ski teams as they move on without the state’s 2013 champion racer.
East Ridge administrators, teachers and students shared success stories and some growing pains involved with the so-called “blended learning” program, where students split time between online learning and a traditional classroom.
Voters in south Washington County favored an all-female slate representing different corners of District 833 during the Nov. 5 School Board election.
Razor-thin margins separated winners from losers Tuesday in the 14-way race for District 833 School Board’s four-year seats that returned two incumbents to the board.
Students were invited to return to East Ridge High School Friday afternoon after officials determined that an odor detected earlier in the day – and prompted an evacuation – at the building was benign.
Susan Richardson believes she would be an effective communicator on the District 833 School Board.
Mike Thissen wants to be a voice for parents and teachers on the District 833 School Board.
Sharon Van Leer has been surrounded by education for more than 20 years and surrounded by children for even longer.
Fred Hess got so inspired while campaigning last year for local candidates that he figured he needed to take the plunge himself.
Molly Lutz is looking to transition from local parent-teacher organization leader to District 833 School Board member.