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Woodbury Days: Without new leadership, there’s possibility annual event could end
R.H. Stafford Library's 2nd annual Maker Fest
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Woodbury Boy Scout leads makeover of thrift shop entrance
Crossroads Church considers Hastings campus
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July 30, 2016
Military Retiree Appreciation Day Aug. 19
A military Retiree Appreciation Day is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at the National Guard Armory and Community Center, 13885...
July 30, 2016 - 6:55pm
July 28, 2016
Public Works moves back to North Shop
Anyone doing business with Washington County Public Works, including the county's parks, transportation, and survey and land management staff,...
July 28, 2016 - 6:55pm
July 27, 2016
Board approves funds for final design of Cottage Grove area projects
The County Board of Commissioners approved funding for the next phase of two projects in and around Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park. At their...
July 27, 2016 - 6:54pm
July 26, 2016
Board declares national Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week
The Washington County Board of Commissioners declared July 17-23 as national Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week. The board passed...
July 26, 2016 - 6:53pm
July 25, 2016
Afton City Hall goes paperless
To cut down on costs and headaches of retrieving documents, the city of Afton is moving to create a paperless office, which would digitize thousands...
July 25, 2016 - 3:22pm
July 24, 2016
Washington County approves road, social service contracts
The Washington County Board of Commissioners has approved a contract with the engineering firm Kimley-Horn and Associates Inc. to help with design...
July 24, 2016 - 9:00am
July 20, 2016
FamilyWise provides wraparound triage for local families
The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved a contract with FamilyWise Services of Minneapolis to help embattled minority families...
July 20, 2016 - 2:59pm
July 19, 2016
Washington County Libraries attract Pokemon Go players
As the “Pokemon Go” craze reaches new peaks, Washington County Libraries are jumping on board by using some of the game’s features to attract...
July 19, 2016 - 2:51pm
July 8, 2016
Closing the tap
Lush green lawns and waving sprinklers are a common summertime sight in Woodbury. But as state and city officials become more sensitive about...
July 8, 2016 - 4:14pm
New development director readies to roll up sleeves
The hiring of their first community development director means that Washington County is officially in the economic development business. Chris...
July 8, 2016 - 7:41am
July 6, 2016
Paw Patrol: Woodbury's new neighborhood watch
In its fight against crime, Woodbury is recruiting a new set of allies: dog owners and their furry companions. Paw Patrol, a neighborhood watch...
July 6, 2016 - 2:19pm
'Life-changing prescription': Medical marijuana has desired effect for Woodbury patient
Users of medical marijuana are marking the one-year anniversary of its legalization in Minnesota, even as some criticize its high cost and persistent...
July 6, 2016 - 11:54am
July 1, 2016
Afton set to go for wastewater treatment project
Afton’s wastewater treatment project is a go. After a tight time crunch to get approval before July 1, the Afton City Council approved a contractor’s...
July 1, 2016 - 3:57pm
June 30, 2016
Woodbury mayor, city council to get pay raise
Starting next year, Woodbury's mayor and city council are getting a raise. With Woodbury's growing population, the city council approved increasing...
June 30, 2016 - 10:17pm
Time is ticking on Afton sewer project
Time is ticking down for the city of Afton to move ahead on its sewer plan or it might lose out on state grants to help fund the project. The...
June 30, 2016 - 7:37pm