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December 15, 2017
Music college abruptly closes in St. Paul; students, faculty shocked, saddened
December 15, 2017 - 8:35am
December 13, 2017
Keith Jacobus
Jacobus gets three-year contract extension
December 13, 2017 - 7:49am
December 8, 2017
Hudda Ibrahim, a professor at St. Cloud Technical and Community College, speaks on the experience of Somali immigrants during a Cultural Thursday talk at Central Lakes College. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Somali refugee aims to help Minnesotans better understand their plight
December 8, 2017 - 9:57am
November 24, 2017
South Washington County Schools in November settled a civil lawsuit brought against the district. School Board members said the settlement was the best financial decision based on the potential costs associated with going to trial.
South Washington County Schools settles ex-employee's claim for $50,000
November 24, 2017 - 11:00am
November 22, 2017
Patti Wiens returned to New Life Academy Nov. 17 for its 40th anniversary celebration. The non-denominational Christian school and church was founded in 1977 by a group that included Wiens and her husband, the late Pastor Dick Wiens. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Forty years on: Woodbury's New Life Academy celebrates 40th anniversary
November 22, 2017 - 7:09am
November 14, 2017
Leah Restad, a junior at East Ridge High School, scored a perfect 36 on her ACT. Submitted photo courtesy of Sara Restad
A hard ACT to follow: East Ridge junior nails perfect test score
November 14, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 13, 2017
Ethiopian community looks to digital platforms for improved connections
November 13, 2017 - 9:09am
November 8, 2017
Woodbury resident Ruth Cherinet, a recent high school graduate, said switching to Stillwater Area High School toward the end of high school left her feeling out of place. She said other teenagers among the school's mostly white student body frequently stared at her and were unfriendly. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
As diversity in student body changes, challenges remain for Woodbury-area schools
November 8, 2017 - 1:08pm
Katie Schwartz, Sharon Van Leer, Patricia Driscoll and Tracy Brunnette.
South Washington County School Board winners: Driscoll, Schwartz, Van Leer, Brunnette, Hirsch
November 8, 2017 - 12:08am
November 7, 2017
South Washington County Schools apologized Thursday after it sent an email to all parents in the district that contained private data on thousands of students and parents. File photo
Voters approve South Washington County Schools' three referendum questions
November 7, 2017 - 11:51pm
November 6, 2017
South Washington County voters to settle 3-question referendum
November 6, 2017 - 9:02am
October 30, 2017
Woodbury teenager completes prestigious leadership program
October 30, 2017 - 8:45am
October 8, 2017
Candidates for the District 833 School Board participate in an election forum Sept. 26. Ten candidates are running for four seats, each a four-year term. Another five candidates are vying for one two-year term. Scott Wente / RiverTown Multimedia
Boundary plan divides District 833 School Board candidates
October 8, 2017 - 9:53pm
October 4, 2017
Bailey Elementary students celebrate the federal Blue Ribbon School designation it received from the U.S. Department of Education Sept. 28. With them are Principal Candy Hofstad and District 833 Superintendent Keith Jacobus. Photo courtesy of District 833
Bailey Elementary School earns a blue ribbon
October 4, 2017 - 7:55pm
September 22, 2017
Violist Sam Bergman (left) speaks to District 833 student musicians following a Sept. 15 concert by the Minnesota Orchestra. Their appearance at East Ridge High School   was part of their  Symphonic Adventures for High Schools program. At right is music William Loeffler RiverTown Multimedia
Philharmonic convergence: Minnesota Orchestra performs at East Ridge High School
September 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
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