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80 homes with higher PFC levels to get bottled water
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Court orders restitution from thief who stole fragrances from Woodbury Ulta
City enacts new water rates for businesses and homeowner associations
$1,500 for fire equipment
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Girls tennis: Woodbury loses to state champs in first match
Ragnar: A 'relay, relay' long run
Eggert finally lives out childhood dream
Raptors dynamic duo shines at next level
Local teams open season with practices on Monday
Hope Glen Farm unveils treehouse suite
Woodbury Days medallion has been found
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June 19, 2013
Diploma Center grads finish their stories
Theresa Constantine's education plans changed when she became pregnant at 16 and enrolled in a school program for expectant mothers. She eventually went on to hold jobs and raise her children, assuming all along she had fulfilled her high school requirements. Nearly 20 years later,...
June 19, 2013 - 11:48am
Community Ed names Pines' successor for top job
South Washington County Schools' Community Education soon will have a new leader. District 833 officials picked Robert W. Lawrence of Litchfield, Minn., as the next Community Education director. The School Board must approve the hire. Lawrence has held a similar position with the...
June 19, 2013 - 9:45am
June 18, 2013
District's ALC graduates gain hard-earned diplomas
Twenty-one students earned their diplomas at the District 833 Alternative Learning Center's graduation ceremony earlier this month. Three additional...
June 18, 2013 - 11:40am
March 5, 2013
UPDATED: South Washington County school, activities canceled Tuesday; Community Ed activities on for Tuesday evening
South Washington County Schools are closed Tuesday after an overnight storm dumped several inches of snow with more throughout the day. All District 833 morning activities, including Kids Club, were closed. All elementary and middle school activities were canceled for after school. High...
March 5, 2013 - 6:30am
November 26, 2012
14 apply for open seat on South Washington County School Board
More than a dozen people from four cities want to serve on the South Washington County School Board. District 833 received applications from 14 people who want to fill a one-year term created by the upcoming resignation of board Chairwoman Leslee Boyd. The application period ended...
November 26, 2012 - 5:07pm
January 12, 2012
Large crowd turns out for meeting on possible Park High School conference change
Roughly 150 local residents gathered at Park High School to discuss the option of leaving the Suburban East Conference as a way to bolster the...
January 12, 2012 - 1:10am
June 10, 2011
Klobuchar to speak at East Ridge commencement
East Ridge High School's first senior class will hear from Minnesota's senior U.S. senator. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is scheduled to speak at East Ridge's commencement ceremony Saturday, school officials announced late Friday. East Ridge is in its second year, but this is the school's...
June 10, 2011 - 11:24pm
November 26, 2010
Larger venue planned for Spanish Immersion meeting
A second public meeting on proposed expansion of District 833's Spanish Immersion program has been moved to a larger venue. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in the Park High School auditorium. District officials earlier had planned the meeting for a large meeting...
November 26, 2010 - 2:53pm
February 19, 2010
Dorothy K. Merrill left major donation for East Ridge arts center
If plans go as scheduled, The Dorothy K. Merrill Center for the Arts will open in October of 2011 attached to the Loft Theater at East Ridge High School. The announcement of a $2 million to $2.3 million donation to Arts Connection from Merrill's estate will make the facility, which...
February 19, 2010 - 8:06am
January 13, 2010
833 board expected to opt for $3 million in projects
When the District 833 School Board meets on Jan. 21, a $3 million list of project spending is expected to be approved from $5 million left from the construction of East Ridge High School, improvements to Woodbury and Park high schools and two classroom additions. A task force, which...
January 13, 2010 - 8:00am
September 3, 2009
Former Park principal files for 833 school board
Walt Lyszak of Cottage Grove, retired Park High School principal, has filed to run for the School District 833 School Board. Four, four-year terms are up for election this fall -- seats currently held by Denise Kapler, Marsha Adou, Tracy Brunnette and Ellen Ayers. Adou, Brunnette...
September 3, 2009 - 7:51am
July 17, 2009
Domino's gets school pizza bid
The difference in two bids to supply "fresh, hot pizza" to District 833 schools would pay for nearly 4,000 chicken patties, Nutrition Services Director Barb Osthus told the District 833 School Board at the July 16 meeting. At the June school board meeting, after the owner of Cassini's...
July 17, 2009 - 8:49am
June 5, 2009
833 set to approve budget later this month
District 833 School Board members are keeping their fingers crossed that Gov.
June 5, 2009 - 9:58am
June 3, 2009
District trying suspension substitute
School District 833 will pilot a new plan for alternatives to in-school suspension at Park High School with a $20,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Education. Successful Alternative Supports (SAS) includes training, parent outreach, behavior options for students, monitoring...
June 3, 2009 - 8:05am
May 14, 2009
Former Park hockey coach charged for alleged sex with two former players
A former Park High School girls hockey coach was charged Wednesday with criminal sexual conduct for allegedly having sex in a Woodbury home with...
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May 14, 2009 - 10:05am