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November 14, 2017
Leah Restad, a junior at East Ridge High School, scored a perfect 36 on her ACT. Submitted photo courtesy of Sara Restad
A hard ACT to follow: East Ridge junior nails perfect test score
November 14, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 13, 2017
Ethiopian community looks to digital platforms for improved connections
November 13, 2017 - 9:09am
November 11, 2017
St. Mary School students Adalyn Geist, Ryan Willie, Allie Harrold and Cameron Strege hand out handmade gifts to local veterans who attended the school's Veterans Day ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
WATCH: St. Mary students honor veterans
November 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
November 10, 2017
The Rosemount High School Irish Marching Band, pictured here at an August performance, will receive a community send-off Nov. 18 as it prepares to march in the Maycy's Parade on Thanksgiving in New York City. Submitted photo
Rosemount marching band gets big send-off for Macy's Parade
November 10, 2017 - 7:17am
November 8, 2017
Elmwood Superintendent Dr. Paul Blanford and his son Tanner are pictured in Tiananmen Square on July 14 as part of their week-long tour of China before joining up with the AASA Discover China Program - Education Delegation. Photo courtesy of Dr. Paul Blanford
Elmwood will welcome Chinese delegation in Spring
November 8, 2017 - 5:00pm
Woodbury resident Ruth Cherinet, a recent high school graduate, said switching to Stillwater Area High School toward the end of high school left her feeling out of place. She said other teenagers among the school's mostly white student body frequently stared at her and were unfriendly. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
As diversity in student body changes, challenges remain for Woodbury-area schools
November 8, 2017 - 1:08pm
Katie Schwartz, Sharon Van Leer, Patricia Driscoll and Tracy Brunnette.
South Washington County School Board winners: Driscoll, Schwartz, Van Leer, Brunnette, Hirsch
November 8, 2017 - 12:08am
November 7, 2017
South Washington County Schools apologized Thursday after it sent an email to all parents in the district that contained private data on thousands of students and parents. File photo
Voters approve South Washington County Schools' three referendum questions
November 7, 2017 - 11:51pm
November 3, 2017
Ellsworth Supt. Column: Feedback needed in community survey
November 3, 2017 - 9:21am
October 30, 2017
A section of a mock teen bedroom display is set up to look like an average teen room, but is used to show parents where teenagers may hide drugs or other items. The Hudson Police Department is looking to add one of the bedroom displays to its drug outreach. Photo courtesy of Barron County Sheriff’s Department
Mock teen bedroom will help police inform community
October 30, 2017 - 10:00am
Woodbury teenager completes prestigious leadership program
October 30, 2017 - 8:45am
October 29, 2017
Bethel Lutheran Church will hold an Autism Sharing Experiences panel on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Bethel Highland Campus. Parents of three children with autism will share their experiences. Photo courtesy of Don Hale
Common ground: Autism panel will share parents' experiences
October 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 26, 2017
Members of the Sunshine Fund board are shown at character.org's National Character Education Conferece over the weekend. The Sunshine Fund and Greenwood Elementary were both honored at the conference. Shown, from left, are: Linsey Bilickie, Macie VanNurden, Shihab Adams, Tessa Rayne, Riley Jahnke, and principal Kit Luedtke. Submitted photo.
Sunshine Fund, Greenwood honored for character
October 26, 2017 - 1:00pm
Hudson High School English teacher Kimberly Powers is in her second year of her second cycle as a district coordinator for the Youth Adults' Choice project. Through the project, Powers has collected hundreds of books that she has added to her classroom library and the school library as well. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
Books for everyone: Young Adults’ Choices Project at HHS
October 26, 2017 - 11:00am
October 23, 2017
Electromechanical Maintenance Technician students from Chippewa Valley Technical College-River Falls talk with a representative from staffing agency PeopleReady at the CVTC Manufacturing Education Center in Eau Claire during the Fall Career Fair on Oct. 18. Students (from left to right): Brady Gaspord of New Richmond, Bob Juhnke of River Falls and Michael Koehler of Jordan, Minn. Photo courtesy of CVTC
Students explore options at CVTC career fair
October 23, 2017 - 9:45am
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