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Mike Pageler's koi pond will be featured at this year's Minnesota Water Garden Society pond tour. Staff photo by Riham Feshir

Tranquility on display


After living at their house for 18 years, Ralph Hogencamp and Sandra McDonald decided in 2002 to add a water feature to fix an erosion problem due to their location on a hill.

But the 100-foot stream turned out to be much more than a solution for the Woodbury couple. It has become a relaxing, natural spot where running water, chirping birds and wildlife visits create a north-woods setting smack-dab in the middle of suburbia.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir has been a reporter/ photographer with the Woodbury Bulletin since 2011. She covers Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news around the city. Riham holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked for two other Forum Communications newspapers in Central Minnesota. Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
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