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Police report: Bee causes car accident by buzzing driver, a rash of store burglaries, and a gun that fell off a vehicle's roof
Dayton offers 25% health insurance premium reduction proposal
St. Croix Prep Academy kids, staff and community partners set to restore prairie
Minnesota roundup: Patrol still looking for hit-and-run driver who killed 85 year old woman; Man killed after contacting live wire following crash; plus more state headlines.
Q&A with Washington County Commissioner District 2 candidate Stan Karwoski
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Volleyball: Raptors advance to section semifinals
Girls Soccer: Raptors offense can’t connect in state loss to Andover
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Cross Country: Woodbury runners Holiday, Romain are headed to state
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
Festival for kids at Valley Creek Mall
An itch to stitch: Woodbury guild hosts quilt show at Lake Middle School
Newport Lutheran Church holds Halloween festival
Gibbs Farm celebrates old-fashioned Halloween
Monster Bash Halloween parade
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October 13, 2016
Middle school design phase proceeds
The proposed additions at Lake and Cottage Grove middle schools have entered a design development phase, and District 833 officials are completing...
October 13, 2016 - 12:21pm
June 15, 2016
District to buy Bailey land for school
More than a year of negotiations has resulted in a deal for South Washington County Schools to purchase Bailey Nurseries land for the new Oltman...
June 15, 2016 - 2:15pm
November 26, 2015
Grassroots school hunger relief program begins second year
A volunteer-run hunger relief program is expanding its reach into south Washington County schools. The Weekend Pack Program debuted last year....
November 26, 2015 - 12:00pm
September 24, 2015
District broadens elementary boundary changes
Students in up to eight District 833 elementary schools could be affected by an upcoming attendance boundary change. South Washington County...
September 24, 2015 - 12:12am
September 9, 2015
‘Farming in Newport’ to feature early pioneers
Historian Robert Vogel will present “Farming in the shadow of the Twin Cities: A brief history of agriculture in Newport” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the Newport Public Library and Community Center, 405 Seventh Ave., Newport. Vogel, who has served as the city’s historic...
September 9, 2015 - 12:39pm
June 15, 2015
Feeding the hidden hungry
Some students in District 833 may look forward to school on Mondays — because that’s when they’ll get their next proper meal. Weekend...
June 15, 2015 - 7:00am
June 30, 2009
City taking time on turbine ordinance
Whether the South Washington School District will install a wind turbine at East Ridge High School, once planned to be about 190 feet tall, is looking more uncertain as of late.
June 30, 2009 - 7:21am
June 17, 2009
After projects, District 833 left with $5M to spend
The downside of an economic depression is that School District 833 had to cut the general fund budget and increase class sizes. The up side is that, due to the decline in construction activity, bid prices for construction of East Ridge High School, classroom additions and improvements...
June 17, 2009 - 9:30am
June 10, 2009
Vogel joins staff at New Life Church
Joe Vogel joined the staff of New Life Church of Woodbury in April as director of Family and Children Ministries. His responsibilities include...
June 10, 2009 - 7:48am
October 29, 2008
833: $5M from '06 bond will be needed
A spare $5 million looks set to be left over from the 2006 bond referendum money for school construction projects, but don't get too excited just yet. That was the message from Mike Vogel, the assistant to the superintendent at Thursday, Oct.
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
A tale of two turbines
It stands 166 feet tall from base to blade tip and has a generating capacity of 200 kilowatts per hour. And since the wind turbine at Great...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
More turbine talk at city council workshop
The city of Woodbury continued to talk turbines last week. The Woodbury City Council held a workshop Wednesday, Sept. 17 to discuss the possibility of developing an ordinance that would allow the South Washington County School District to build a 185-foot wind turbine at East Ridge...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
April 30, 2008
Hammer drops on boundary decisions
After months of discussion about the new school boundaries that will take effect in fall of 2009, the District 833 School Board chose the blue plan and plan C April 24. In the blue plan, the boundary for Liberty Ridge Elementary School at the eastern edge of the district will ch...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am
March 14, 2008
Boundary task force forwards plans, but questions remain
District 833's High School Attendance Boundary Task Force is sending three plans on to the oversight committee, which it has tentatively attached to the Red, White and Blue plans already created for elementary and middle schools. The task force met Tuesday, March 11, and could not...
March 14, 2008 - 12:00am