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Holding on to history: Afton Historical Museum in the running for federal grant
She-Nomenon: New Life Academy senior is National Merit finalist
Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
School District 833 graduation rates reach new high; achievement gap narrows
Minnesota roundup: Two found dead in house fire in NW Minnesota
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Gymnastics: Raptors take seventh at team state
Boys' Basketball: Comeback win keeps Royals tied for SEC lead
Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
Boys' Basketball: Hard work pays off for Woodbury's Michael Jones
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Chili benefit adds mac and cheese, human foosball
Woodbury Lions seek nominations
Kicking off Woodbury's big 5-0
2017 Cold Catfish Cup organizers cancel race
Armstrong: Former Winter Carnival Queen
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VIEWPOINT: Judicial independence
Superintendent Keith Jacobus viewpoint: 'It takes a village' just as relevant today
VIEWPOINT: Flynn resignation underscores need for full review of Trump-Russia ties
VIEWPOINT: On Supreme Court appointments, Senate give 'advice and consent'
VIEWPOINT: A very warm Minnesota welcome
Real Estate Showcase
March 1, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Washington County prepares to serve population as it ages
It is natural for individuals to age – it is not natural for entire populations to age. Understanding the difference and preparing the community...
March 1, 2016 - 12:49am
February 29, 2016
VIEWPOINT: A district of ‘one student, 17,600 times’
My last plane trip had me thinking about the engineering and design elements of the passenger seats. I wondered if anyone was comfortable sitting...
February 29, 2016 - 12:51am
February 22, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Some people's livelihood depends on tipping
I have two daughters who work in the restaurant business as servers.They’re both putting themselves through college this way. I was the one who encouraged them to give this part-time work a shot — even though it’s hard work and they’d have to put up with difficult, rude,...
February 22, 2016 - 12:43am
February 1, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Governor proposes wise investments in infrastructure
When Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled his $1.4 billion bonding proposal this month, he wisely focused on jobs and investing in our state’s...
February 1, 2016 - 12:07am
January 29, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Boundary decision involves thought, discussion, heartache
Growth in our community brings wonderful enhancements and an atmosphere of excitement as the quality of life continues to improve. For our school...
January 29, 2016 - 12:54pm
VIEWPOINT: District should tout Valley Crossing’s positive attributes, not foster unhealthy dynamic
District 833’s approach to making decisions affecting Valley Crossing Community School has created an unhealthy dynamic among stakeholders...
January 29, 2016 - 12:54pm
January 26, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Unions ensure Minnesota’s economy works for more than just a wealthy few
On Jan. 11, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the anti-union case Friedrichs v. The California Teachers Association....
January 26, 2016 - 12:43am
January 25, 2016
VIEWPOINT: In 2016, Washington County will work on libraries, transportation
With each new year, there is an opportunity to reflect on the previous year and prepare for the upcoming year. Some of the challenges that need...
January 25, 2016 - 5:30pm
January 17, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Why did we buy Valley Crossing Community School?
District 833 spent $21.5 million on Valley Crossing Community School. Superintendent Keith Jacobus stated that we bought the building because we “have and continue to experience capacity issues at the elementary level in the northeast quadrant of our district.” The new attendance...
January 17, 2016 - 12:17am
January 16, 2016
VIEWPOINT: It's worth waiting for the whole story
So last week, I got the press release I’d been waiting for for the better part of a month. It was the one that told me about the three new...
January 16, 2016 - 12:14am
January 10, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Judges ensure defendants are competent to go to trial
You have probably heard news stories about people who won’t face trial because they are not competent to proceed through the legal process. This is a different legal issue than when a jury finds someone not guilty by reason of mental illness or defect. American law, at all levels,...
January 10, 2016 - 12:26am
January 2, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Building a 21st century broadband infrastructure
Technology is reshaping the ways we live, work, play, and communicate. The internet is connecting communities and creating opportunities we couldn’t have imagined even a few decades ago. Today, you don’t need to live off an interstate highway or in a major city to find a good...
January 2, 2016 - 12:48am
VIEWPOINT: Beware of intimidation scams
Some criminals will say almost anything to try to scam people — including threatening arrest, lawsuits, imprisonment, or even physical harm....
January 2, 2016 - 12:26am
January 1, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Surplus means my No. 1 priority is tax relief
Minnesotans received some great news earlier this month — the state is facing a nearly $1.9 billion surplus and Gov. Mark Dayton has dropped...
January 1, 2016 - 12:46am
December 31, 2015
VIEWPOINT: $4B for roads equates to early holiday gift
‘Twas the month before Christmas, when all through DC Members of Congress found something on which they agree; “Transportation funding boosts the economy and protects those we hold dear!” And with that, Minnesotans received a gift early this year While it may not have...
December 31, 2015 - 12:28am