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April 15, 2016
Stillwater delays taking action on controversial school closings
Stillwater school board members voted 4-2 to suspend action on their intended closing of three elementary schools until a court challenge is resolved.
April 14, 2016
Stillwater superintendent says school closings within the law
The Stillwater school district “acted well within the boundaries of the law” when it decided to close three elementary schools, Superintendent Denise Pontrelli said Thursday.…
April 13, 2016
Stillwater school district sued over closing elementary schools
A parents' group, 834 Voice, alleges board members and administrators skirted the law with bond issue.
March 22, 2016
Parents seek court intervention on Stillwater school closings
A group of parents fighting the closing of schools in the Stillwater district is asking the courts to intervene. “This is a quasi-judicial decision, which…
March 4, 2016
Stillwater board votes 5-2 to close three schools, gets booed
After months of contentious debate and five hours of testimony, the vote came late Thursday with a roar of disapproval.
March 2, 2016
Stillwater parent seeks court order to stop proposed school closings
Filing asks district to comply with referendum or hold a new one; board votes Thursday.
February 27, 2016
Majority opposes Stillwater school closing plan, survey shows
The survey was conducted for the Stillwater district.
February 12, 2016
Stillwater school board votes to delay school closing plan
Superintendent wants a delayed vote. Opposing parents say she's stalling and want the plan voted down.
February 10, 2016
Stillwater district asks for delay of board vote on closing three schools
The superintendent wants to push vote back to March 3, following a public hearing.
January 25, 2016
Stillwater district on edge over proposed closing of 3 schools
A furious confrontation between the Stillwater school district and parents is roiling the district's plan to shutter two highly ranked elementary schools.
August 21, 2015
School briefs: New administrative team named at East Ridge High
After a series of departures, East Ridge High School in Woodbury has a new leadership team in place for the 2015-16 school year. The final…
August 15, 2015
2 water scooters collide on lake near Stillwater; injuries reported
Two adolescents suffered injuries Saturday afternoon when the water scooters they were riding collided on Big Carnelian Lake near Stillwater, police said.A party of four…
August 7, 2015
Schools, leadership posts to have new look in Stillwater district
Two new principals have been selected in a school district poised for change. The Stillwater Area Public Schools tapped Eric VanScoy, an assistant principal in…
August 7, 2015
Washington County students post strong scores on MCAs
Pupils in five of six districts in county outperform state peers.
July 31, 2015
Lumberjack Days promoter sentenced for tax evasion
David W. Eckberg, 63, gets a stayed sentence.
July 24, 2015
School briefs: Stillwater Area High students learn about nutrition
The athletes of Stillwater Area High School are gleaning lessons this summer from a different kind of playbook. The 800-plus students have been meeting with…
July 10, 2015
Familiar faces rise to top of local elementary schools
Two east metro school districts have turned to homegrown talent to fill elementary school principal positions. Jodi Husting, assistant principal at Crestview Elementary and Nuevas…
July 3, 2015
Elementary school boundaries under review in South Washington County's District 833
After taking action on high school boundary changes, the South Washington County School District now is turning its attention to elementary school boundary shifts. Key…
June 27, 2015
Decision nears on South Washington County ballot questions
The South Washington County school board is expected to decide in early August how much money to seek in a pair of fall referendums —…
June 20, 2015
East metro school briefs: Forest Lake FFA student earns honors
A Forest Lake Area High School student with a passion for agricultural education closed out his high school career in winning fashion. Joe Ramstad, 18,…
June 13, 2015
School briefs: Tartan High wins repeat praise for theater productions
In its recent ratings of spring musical theater productions, Hennepin Theatre Trust judged Tartan High School’s presentation of “9 to 5” as outstanding for both…
June 4, 2015
Stillwater salutes Brown's Creek State Trail
It links the city's downtown to the Gateway trail and could draw 75,000 users a year.
May 30, 2015
Mondale on the St. Croix: 'More challenges, tougher challenges' ahead
Architect of federal legislation to protect the river discussed its future.
May 30, 2015
School briefs: State honors 9 'scholars of distinction'
Nine area high school students were honored recently as “scholars of distinction” by the Minnesota Department of Education. The awards, presented to 48 students from…
May 29, 2015
For $600K, historic Boutwell House in Stillwater is saved
Restorations will cost more than $300,000 at home once owned by Presbyterian missionary.
From 'best' night to ex-boyfriends: What they're saying about Klobuchar's 5th debate
Rep. Ilhan Omar proposes $1 trillion affordable housing program
John Lassman, Tom Barnard's producer, departs KQRS
Beloved Richfield burger bar 'straight out of a time capsule from 1987' reopens
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