William Loeffler is a playwright and journalist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He worked 15 years writing features for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He has also written travel stories based on his trips to all seven continents. He and his wife, Michelle, ran the Boston Marathon in 2009.
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Park High School added to its winning streak at the State One Act Play Festival Feb. 9.
A new top dog will occupy the administrator's office at the South Washington County Telecommunications Commission.
When she first started at the South Washington County Telecommunications Commission, Fran Hemmesch worked at a typewriter that sat on a folding table. Within close reach was a container of white correction fluid. It was 1985.
Anyone can go swimming when it's 80 degrees and sunny. But it takes guts to jump into a freezing Minnesota lake in February.
Cottage Grove Park High School took the top spot Feb. 1 in the section finals of the Minnesota State High School League One Act Play Competition. Park's winning performance of "Come Back" earned the school a spot in the state tournament Feb. 9 at the O'Shaughnessy Auditorium at St. Catherine University in St. Paul. Park actors will compete against seven other finalists. Park hosted the 3AA Finals, which included one act plays by Bloomington Jefferson, Eagan, East Ridge, Simley and Woodbury high schools.
Scoring that perfect prom dress could mean feeding a kid for a month. But it’s important to know where to shop. To feed underserved students in south Washington County Schools, two community groups have been busy collecting donated prom, bridesmaids and party dresses. The initiative, Fairytale Fashion for Food, launches Feb. 12. with a fashion show and dress sale at Woodbury High School.
Three new employees will help the Washington County Attorney's Office fight sex trafficking.
Washington County and its four partners in a regional transportation co-op took one of the first steps toward disbanding.
How far would you go to fulfill the wishes of your best cremated friend? Should her ashes be scattered, pressed into a vinyl record or encased in bullets to be fired on a hunting trip? Park High School Theater performs Neil Haven's black comedy "Come Back" for Friday's One Act Play Festival. Alec Berchem plays the man with a mission and a birdcage.
A provincial town in 19th-century Russia is thrown into a panic when word spreads that an incognito official from Moscow will arrive to inspect their town. Problem number one: who to bribe? That's the farcical premise of "The Government Inspector," one of three plays in Friday's One-Act Play Festival at Woodbury High School.