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Police report: Homecoming bullying, missing children, unknown reason for a car to roll
The hard truth: Students hear grim stories from recovering addicts
Afton approves cluster mailboxes following mail security concerns
Sheriff department's opioid overdose training sees some success in early stages
Courthouse condundrum: Overused facility not a good place for weddings, board hears
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MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Cross Country: Woodbury’s Romain wins Suburban East title
Woodbury approves co-op girls hockey team
Woodbury Days: Without new leadership, there’s possibility annual event could end
R.H. Stafford Library's 2nd annual Maker Fest
Apples, pumpkins and animals
Woodbury Boy Scout leads makeover of thrift shop entrance
Crossroads Church considers Hastings campus
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August 24, 2016
Minnesota hands out $25 million to launch pre-kindergarten programs
ST. PAUL—Minnesota taxpayers will fund free pre-kindergarten for 3,302 4-year-olds this fall, a far cry from what Gov. Mark Dayton would...
August 24, 2016 - 10:05am
August 22, 2016
Woodbury Leadership Academy sees future in new interim director
Bert Strassburg is the new interim director at Woodbury Leadership Academy. At its August 16 meeting, the five-member board voted to hire Strassburg...
August 22, 2016 - 12:16pm
August 18, 2016
Middle schools will have three large spaces by 2017-18
Anticipated renovations at Lake and Cottage Grove middle schools are expected to be similar to each other. "It started off as one project and...
August 18, 2016 - 7:52pm
Concept for Oltman includes canopied student drop-off zone
A concept drawing of the new Oltman Middle School includes a unique architectural feature: a canopied walkway. The canopy, situated over the...
August 18, 2016 - 7:52pm
Upgrades anticipated at Woodbury Middle School in 2017
Much-anticipated additions and renovations at Woodbury Middle School are still in the works at the District 833 cabinet level. Discussions with...
August 18, 2016 - 10:51am
August 6, 2016
Schools inch forward in reading
New standardized test scores indicate that literacy continues to be the strong suit in South Washington County Schools. But math scores were...
August 6, 2016 - 9:00am
August 4, 2016
Mediation leads to new tentative agreement with District 833 teachers
Teachers would receive higher pay increases, and a contentious policy to determine how teaching spots are filled would undergo changes in a...
August 4, 2016 - 10:07am
July 27, 2016
Mediation leads to new tentative agreement between teachers union, South Washington County Schools
South Washington County Schools has a tentative contract agreement with its teachers union.
July 27, 2016 - 12:51pm
July 25, 2016
Woodbury Leadership Academy on Probation
Woodbury Leadership Academy has been placed on probation for its continued violation of Minnesota Open Meeting Law. The notice was included in...
July 25, 2016 - 3:29pm
District, teachers head to mediation
South Washington County Schools and its teachers union head to mediation next week, but a new contract is not expected to be settled before...
July 25, 2016 - 5:12am
July 24, 2016
District will close on land for middle school
A closing is planned this week for South Washington County Schools' purchase of land for the new Oltman Middle School. The district is scheduled...
July 24, 2016 - 3:56pm
July 23, 2016
Bus mechanics agree to new contract
South Washington County Schools has a new contract with its bus mechanics. The union representing the five mechanics reached agreement with the...
July 23, 2016 - 2:56pm
July 21, 2016
Rates drop in 833's new insurance contract
South Washington County Schools' new contract with HealthPartners, its group insurance provider, includes double-digit premium decreases next...
July 21, 2016 - 7:09am
July 5, 2016
District, office staff union reach agreement
School District 833 has agreed on a new contract with its district office support specialists. The union of roughly 20 employees will receive...
July 5, 2016 - 7:41am
July 3, 2016
Student iPad initiative to continue
Student iPad initiative to continue District 833 will continue assigning an iPad to each student in five schools. The district is re-upping its...
July 3, 2016 - 7:37am