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A top-10 finish for Lake Middle Schooler in state math competition
Robotics team wins third trip to national competition
Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
CTIB breakup fight won't stop local projects
Contractor dies in apparant industrial accident at Carver Lake Park
crime and courts
Volleyball: Junior college pays off for Woodbury grad
Girls' Soccer: Bunnell gets his shot as head coach
City unveils preliminary vision for Ojibway Park
Adapted Floor Hockey: Thunderbolts finish fourth at state
Boys' Basketball: MSA basketball season ends on a high note
Woodbury history snapshots
YMCA offers more than workout classes
Woodbury hosts its golden birthday party
Woodbury's 'golden birthday' baby
Valley Crossing Elementary puts 'Oz' on stage
arts and entertainment
ORD 1934 CARDINAL CROSS REZONE
ORD 1933 FAIR HAVEN
COMM EAW WB LAKES THEATER
COMM MTG AAP
SOUTHRIDGE UTILITY AND STREET BIDS
Marven M. Rosen, 84
Bernice E. Law, 81
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Charles T. Westling, 85
William E. Richards, 85
VIEWPOINT: Budget surplus creates opportunity to deliver on Minnesota values
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Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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Real Estate Showcase
January 4, 2017
Half-century bookmark: Library marks 50-year anniversary
January 4, 2017 - 7:00am
December 31, 2016
County Board approves contract with three unions and four employee groups
The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved separate two-year contracts Dec. 13 with county employees who are represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Council No. 5, as well as others who are represented by the International...
December 31, 2016 - 12:30pm
December 29, 2016
No pay hike for commissioners
Washington County Washington County commissioners denied themselves a pay raise for 2017. At their Dec. 20 meeting, commissioners voted to keep annual 2016 salaries of $52,713 unchanged for next year. That figure has remained the same since 2009, Commissioner Karla Bigham said. "I...
December 29, 2016 - 2:44pm
December 26, 2016
Afton approved 2017 city budget and 9.84 percent tax levy
Afton residents and businesses will see a 9.86 percent increase in the taxes they pay to the city next year, one of largest increases in recent years. The reason for the sharp increase in this year's budget and tax levy is largely due to the city needing funds for street maintenance...
December 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
December 23, 2016
New Woodbury developments put housing growth back on track
After a brief slowdown, Woodbury's housing stampede is about to resume. Two projects with more than 700 housing units have been proposed —...
December 23, 2016 - 9:17am
December 22, 2016
Local League of Women Voters plans to fight gerrymandering
Before the powers that be redraw the lines, a local League of Women Voters Minnesota (LWVM) group is gearing up to have a say in the redistricting...
December 22, 2016 - 2:49pm
December 20, 2016
Woodbury levy to increase 3.84 percent in 2017
The Woodbury City Council approved the city’s budget Dec. 14 with an increased tax levy of 3.84 percent next year. The city's more than $81.3...
December 20, 2016 - 4:40pm
New Washington County commissioner helped put the oaks in Oakdale
OAKDALE — Stan Karwoski's road to the Washington County board began with the Oakdale Parks and Planning Commission in 1994. "I'm a parks...
December 20, 2016 - 5:40am
December 14, 2016
Afton seeks feedback on street repair planning
With a number of Afton roads needing costly repairs, the city is looking for residents' feedback on how the city can solve its road dilema. Repair and maintenance for roads in need could cost about $6.7 million if done at the same time, which is beyond what the city is able to fund...
December 14, 2016 - 2:31pm
St. Paul mayor opens governor run
ST. PAUL — Mayor Chris Coleman of St. Paul is running for Minnesota governor. He filed paperwork on Tuesday, Dec. 13, to run in the 2018 election...
December 14, 2016 - 6:00am
December 1, 2016
Gold Line gets green light from Oakdale, Woodbury
The Gold Line will soon move into a deeper planning phase following Woodbury and Oakdale’s approvals of the new bus rapid transit (BRT) route....
December 1, 2016 - 11:36am
November 30, 2016
County to hire consultant for transit needs study
Nelson Nygaard Consulting Associates will help Washington County map its long-term public transportation strategy. The board of commissioners...
November 30, 2016 - 12:16pm
November 27, 2016
Woodbury seeks public input on police body camera program
Woodbury is moving to equip its police force with body cameras, and the city is seeking public input on the technology a growing number of law...
November 27, 2016 - 11:08am
November 24, 2016
Tiff over TIF settled in Newport
Washington County A redevelopment plan in Newport is moving ahead after changes to a joint powers agreement between that city and the Washington County Community Development Agency. At its meeting Nov. 8, the Washington County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution for an amended...
November 24, 2016 - 9:07am
November 21, 2016
Gold Line moves to Woodbury, Oakdale city councils
What Lake Elmo didn't want may be Woodbury and Oakdale's gain, as the two cities move to pledge their support of the Gold Line bus-rapid transit...
November 21, 2016 - 4:03pm