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Afton approves bid for $12.5 million downtown project
Man faces burglary charges after jumping through a screen
Police report: $3,000 ring on an end table, lightning strikes chimney, bloody nose at Carver Lake
Charges: Couple shows up at Woodbury hospital, bloodied after alleged assault
River Falls man says he can't take field sobriety tests because he's a disabled veteran
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2016 preview: Swimming and diving teams boast talented returners
2016 preview: New Life Academy boys soccer enters season with high expectations
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2016 preview: New Life Academy girls tennis ready for plenty of road matches
2016 preview: East Ridge girls tennis returners ready to roll
Valued council members bid adieu to Woodbury Days
Area 4-H members win at Washington County Fair
Dogs and ducks: Kids learn life lessons in theater camp
What to do at Woodbury Days
Hope Glen Farm unveils treehouse suite
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VIEWPOINT: Our students are the focus of all we do
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August 31, 2015
VIEWPOINT: A new school year brings new optimism
Welcome to the 2015-16 school year. It is such an exciting time of the year and is one filled with great traditions. Many students will be starting...
August 31, 2015 - 7:23am
August 20, 2015
For District 833 seats, 4 of 7 candidates are from Woodbury
Seven candidates will vie for three open South Washington County School Board seats this fall. They include three incumbents, including board...
August 20, 2015 - 1:19pm
August 12, 2015
District 833 election heats up
Voters will see a contested ballot for the District 833 School Board race when they go to the polls this fall. The three incumbents will...
August 12, 2015 - 9:20am
Incumbents Kath, Witte and Slavin plan to run in November election
All three South Washington County School Board members whose terms end this year plan to run in the November election. Veteran board member...
April 12, 2015 - 12:50am
Johnson departs School Board
Laurie Johnson was thanked by District 833 Superintendent Keith Jacobus and Chairman Ron Kath last month, as she concluded her service on the...
April 12, 2015 - 12:39am
February 5, 2010
No cuts recommended in School District budget
The District 833 School Board got an overview of a $151 million budget for 2010-2011 that would leave a deficit of $6 million. No cuts are being recommended, and the money to balance the budget would come from the district's $22 million unallocated fund balance, according to Finance...
February 5, 2010 - 10:27am
January 6, 2010
Thanks to outgoing school board members
Outgoing District 833 School Board members Denise Kapler (2002-2009) and Ellen Ayers (2008-2009) pictured with Chairperson Ron Kath, left, and...
January 6, 2010 - 11:44am
December 29, 2009
833 task force hones list to $3 million in projects
When District 833 school board members meet Jan. 7, they're likely to get a task force recommendation to spend $3 million of the $5 million available on projects. A revised list of recommendations calls for an additional $1 million in projects to be selected by the board with the...
December 29, 2009 - 10:01am
December 3, 2009
833 task force to decide fate of $5 million in excess construction money
Sixty-seven percent of those who responded to a School District 833 survey on how to spend $5 million in excess construction money say new projects should be funded. That's one of the choices being discussed by a board-appointed task force that is also considering spending the money...
December 3, 2009 - 9:36am
November 24, 2009
Letters to the Editor for Nov. 25
Schools are not a political arena In response to Linda Stanton's Nov. 18 letter ("Partisan endorsements were fair game..."), yes, of course "everyone has a political view." Everyone also has a race, a gender, and for most, a religion, all of which color one's views whether serving...
November 24, 2009 - 10:49am
November 23, 2009
School board, teachers ratify new two-year contract
The United Teachers of South Washington County ratified a new two-year contract on Wednesday, Nov. 18, and School Board members approved it on Thursday Nov. 19 during the regular meeting. The agreement, effective from July of this year to July of 2011, is different from past contracts...
November 23, 2009 - 8:12am
November 18, 2009
Letters to the Editor for Nov. 18
Partisan endorsements were fair game in school board election In her Nov. 11 letter Kay Myhrman-Toso claimed that "Partisan endorsements tainted the school board election." I disagree with that premise and here is why. What Myhrman-Toso is saying is exactly the problem - our education...
November 18, 2009 - 10:56am
November 10, 2009
Brunnette, Adou ready to continue
Newly re-elected school board members Tracy Brunnette and Marsha Adou said they're glad to be back, but they see tight budget times ahead. The district has unallocated money and some of it was spent to balance this year's budget, but in future years, the money dwindles.
November 10, 2009 - 1:20pm
New faces on the school board defend endorsements
They will be the two new faces on the District 833 School Board come January. David Kemper and Laurie Johnson, both of Woodbury, shared their excitement upon viewing the results of the election that came in around 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3. "It was a huge, huge surprise," said...
November 10, 2009 - 1:05pm
November 3, 2009
Kemper, Brunnette, Johnson and Adou earn school board seats
District 833 School Board will have two new members and two returning members. Incumbents Tracy Brunnette and Marsha Adou earned two of the four seats up for grabs in the field of 10 candidates. Challenger David Kemper led all vote getters with 1,614 votes to earn his first term...
November 3, 2009 - 9:26pm