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May 11, 2016
Judge denies Harper evidence request
A judge denied Aaron Harper's attempt to prevent certain information from being included in his criminal theft case. Harper, a former East Ridge...
May 11, 2016 - 12:59am
March 1, 2016
Harper raises evidence questions
Former East Ridge High School principal Aaron Harper is arguing information from an interview with a school district attorney should not be used...
March 1, 2016 - 5:52pm
December 30, 2015
Harper wants evidence reviewed
Former East Ridge High School principal Aaron Harper may seek to have some evidence withheld in his felony theft case. Harper is charged in Washington...
December 30, 2015 - 12:10am
June 2, 2015
UPDATE: Harper charged with felony theft
Aaron Harper made several thousand dollars’ worth of purchases with a South Washington County Schools-issued purchasing card for items that...
June 2, 2015 - 12:48pm
May 5, 2015
Prosecutors review Harper case
Prosecutors are reviewing findings of a six-month police investigation of former East Ridge High School principal Aaron Harper. Woodbury police...
May 5, 2015 - 7:00am
June 3, 2009
County board OKs draft comp plan
Envision a Washington County with 132,000 more residents, nearly 60,00 additional households and more than 60,000 additional jobs. That's the growth projected for the county over the next 20-some years.
June 3, 2009 - 9:10am
An ending and a beginning
After a year's worth of assignments, tests and activities, students will be racing out the doors this week for that much-anticipated time of year -- summer. Instead of a classroom, there will be the local beach. Instead of cafeteria food there will be barbeques and ice cream. Instead...
June 3, 2009 - 8:44am
May 13, 2009
New high school to have Relay presence
While the 2009 Woodbury Relay for Life is still more than a month away, teams are already assembling and strategizing everything from T-shirt designs to fundraising initiatives. Count East Ridge High School among the organizations that will have representation at the annual community...
May 13, 2009 - 8:25am
December 10, 2008
East Ridge Raptors Band Boosters march forward
The opening of East Ridge High School is quickly becoming a reality, especially now that the first band parent meeting was held on Nov. 25 at Lake Junior High. During the meeting, the East Ridge principal, Aaron Harper, the assistant principal, Matt Kraft and the band director, Christopher...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
East Ridge principal: A man of many hats
[This is the fifth in a series of interviews with East Ridge principal Aaron Harper in the months leading up to the opening of the district's...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
Principal has less than a year to wait for school
[This is the fourth in a series of interviews with East Ridge principal Aaron Harper in the months leading up to the opening of the district's new high school.] It was the first day of school, but Aaron Harper, the principal of East Ridge High School, wasn't at the front door welcoming...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 27, 2008
Businesses aided East Ridge BBQ
Travelers in the vicinity of the East Ridge High School the evening of Aug. 6 likely saw a sizable crowd near the facility's construction site. The occasion was a barbecue held by the East Ridge Planning Team to get acquainted with parents and some of the students who will attend...
August 27, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Big turnout for East Ridge barbecue
They may not yet have a school, but that little fact didn't prevent hundreds of future East Ridge students from having fun in the sun at a barbecue last Wednesday evening. More than 450 people had responded to the invitation from principal Aaron Harper, encouraging future students...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
School logo gets a Raptor-ous reception
It's fearless, it's proud, it's strong -- and it's the new raptor logo for East Ridge High School. Seven future East Ridge students were given a sneak preview of the new logo last Tuesday, Aug. 5. It depicts an eagle-like raptor and includes the bird's eye, beak and wing. The standalone...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Letter: Franken knows difference between satiricist and senator
While we can argue about jokes or satire what we need are individuals supporting policies and change for middle class families like (Julie) Bunn and (Al) Franken. Franken will work to end domestic violence and for policies which are supportive of women and families. Unlike Norm...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am