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MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
State opinion: Woodbury police improperly withheld data
Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Police roll out body camera pilot program
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
crime and courts
Softball: Young's homer lifts Park past Woodbury
Baseball: Park slips by Woodbury with Alt no-hitter
Boys' Hockey: Vogelgesang is hired as East Ridge head coach
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors continue work on new systems
PHOTO: Local 4-H receives grant
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Striking up a community band: Musicians sought from Woodbury
Still at bat: Senior softball team at the center of comedy at Black Box
Decades of dazzle: Woodbury Figure Skating Club turns 20 years old
arts and entertainment
PHN WHOLE FOODS LIQUOR
ASSU STYLE YOUR SPACE
Mabel M. McLean, 91
Jeanette "Jan" Duraine, 80
Doris E. Garbe, 101
Dvionne "Dee" Claybaugh, 78
Marven M. Rosen, 84
Letters: Provisional ballots just make sense; foreign aid pays off
Letters: Yearning for 'bit of podunk'; Speak up about public transportation
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Letters: City birthday boosted Heritage Society; Bulletin improving lately
VIEWPOINT: Lawmakers aim to make Met Council accountable
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January 18, 2017
Woodbury playground finds new home in Syrian refugee camp
A Woodbury playground has found a new home nearly 6,000 miles away in a refugee camp for Syrians. The city donated Timberlea playground in 2015...
January 18, 2017 - 5:23pm
Senators pass health insurance premium aid bill as debate focuses on rural Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota may never have been mentioned so often in a state Senate debate not about a specific rural issue. Small towns...
January 18, 2017 - 11:28am
January 17, 2017
Dayton includes $3 million for Gold Line in bonding bill
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Jan. 4 that he wants to give $3 million for the Gold Line. The amount was included in the governor's $1.5 billion...
January 17, 2017 - 6:12am
January 13, 2017
State leaders gather for civil discussion
After being sworn in Jan. 3, the Minnesota Legislature was invited to do something some of its members haven't done in awhile: have dinner together,...
January 13, 2017 - 9:04am
January 12, 2017
Planning for Central Park renovations under way
The city of Woodbury is planning several renovations for Central Park this year. While officials said specific projects have yet to be determined,...
January 12, 2017 - 6:02pm
January 11, 2017
Lawmakers agree on voting change, differ elsewhere
Local lawmakers say they would support efforts to allow voters to physically cast their ballot more than a week ahead of Election Day. State...
January 11, 2017 - 2:43pm
January 6, 2017
Taking the oath: Three county commissioners sworn in to begin new year
The Washington County Board of Commissioners began the new year with the swearing in of three members who won re-election to their respective...
January 6, 2017 - 11:18pm
January 4, 2017
City warns of thin ice on Colby and Battle Creek lakes
The City of Woodbury is warning ice anglers, snowmobilers and other outdoor enthusiasts to observe thin-ice signs on lakes this winter. The city...
January 4, 2017 - 3:05pm
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