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Holding on to history: Afton Historical Museum in the running for federal grant
She-Nomenon: New Life Academy senior is National Merit finalist
Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
School District 833 graduation rates reach new high; achievement gap narrows
Minnesota roundup: Two found dead in house fire in NW Minnesota
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Boys' Basketball: Comeback win keeps Royals tied for SEC lead
Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
Boys' Basketball: Hard work pays off for Woodbury's Michael Jones
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Nordic Skiing: Marien, Schiferl wrap up seasons at state
Chili benefit adds mac and cheese, human foosball
Woodbury Lions seek nominations
Kicking off Woodbury's big 5-0
2017 Cold Catfish Cup organizers cancel race
Armstrong: Former Winter Carnival Queen
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Home for Christmas: Woodbury woman decorates 18-plus trees a year
Woodbury Sometimes a 2-dimensional canvas isn't sufficient for a painter to express herself. That's particularly true in the case of Gloria...
December 25, 2016 - 6:39am
December 12, 2016
Christmas Palooza draws 500 volunteers
Christmas Palooza — "A Party with a Purpose" — drew 500 volunteers on Sunday to King of Kings Lutheran Church in Woodbury. For the...
December 12, 2016 - 5:02pm
November 29, 2016
Woodbury church gets a new sister -- in Cuba
ESMERALDA, Cuba — On the dirt roads of Esmeralda, a dinky village tucked away in rural Camaguey, Cuba, a dump truck filled with 25 children...
November 29, 2016 - 8:58am
November 16, 2016
Doherty to speak a community Thanksgiving service
Everyone is invited to the annual Woodbury area community Thanksgiving service at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, at Guardian Angels Catholic Church, 8260 Fourth St. N., in Oakdale. The program, sponsored by the Woodbury Area Clergy Association, will feature guest speaker Rev. Anna...
November 16, 2016 - 9:56am
November 4, 2016
Isaiah scrolls bring Bible to life for pastor
The Bible "came alive, said Kent O'Grady of Woodbury, when he prayed at the Garden of Gethsemane, swam in the Dead Sea, boated on the Sea of...
November 4, 2016 - 2:49pm
October 20, 2016
Crossroads Church considers Hastings campus
Hastings may soon have another church within its borders. Crossroads Church, a multi-site church with locations in Woodbury, Cottage Grove and Eagan, is considering adding a fourth campus in Hastings. "We've been praying a lot and just thinking about what it would take, financially,...
October 20, 2016 - 2:16pm
September 18, 2016
Returning to his roots: Chris Falteisek’s ancestral journey
The year was 1976 and Chris Falteisek was in sixth grade at St. Joseph Parish School in Prescott, Wis. He had been watching "Roots" on TV, and...
September 18, 2016 - 12:00pm
September 11, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Got questions? Talk to this Alpha male
Ron Freimark arrives early at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Woodbury on a Monday night, setting aside the dessert he prepared, and giving his attention to an uncooperative DVD projector. It has become a regular routine for this 77-year-old retired pastor, who simply wants to help...
September 11, 2016 - 6:48am
September 8, 2016
Powered by the Son, and the sun
A renewed philosophy is being employed at a historic church in Woodbury. Backed by an anonymous donor, Woodbury Peaceful Grove United Methodist...
September 8, 2016 - 12:45pm
September 5, 2016
Lunch with a pastor and chaplain
The Revs. Stan Mader and Basil Owen met through a mutual friend—Owen's wife, Sue. They watched the 2002 Major League Baseball All-Star...
September 5, 2016 - 12:29pm
September 3, 2016
What does extreme poverty look like?
Last month, an exhibit in Afton gave visitors a glimpse into the lives of children living in extreme poverty in the developing world. From Aug....
September 3, 2016 - 10:05am
Prayers for contentment and generosity
May 3, 2016 - 12:25pm
April 29, 2016
Afton Islamic center approved
In front of a packed house, Afton City Council approved a conditional-use permit for a new Islamic center during its April 19 meeting. The Islamic...
April 29, 2016 - 12:13am
April 23, 2016
Taking a trip to Tanzania
"Through despair and hope. Through faith and love. Till we find our place on the path unwinding in the circle, the circle of life." Even though...
April 23, 2016 - 12:57am
April 9, 2016
Stations of the Cross come to life at St. Ambrose of Woodbury
Fourteen icons depicting the events of Jesus' last day—from condemnation to being laid in a tomb—are hung in Catholic church sanctuaries...
April 9, 2016 - 12:41am