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Accused sex trafficker faces additional charges in Hennepin County
Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
Food seized from Minnesota warehouse due to infestation of rodents, birds and insects
Four GOP senators oppose Senate health-care measure in its current form
Good idea, hard work paid off for Warner
crime and courts
Track and Field: Sieffert earns spot on U of M track and field team
Track and Field: Weiss, coaches recall tough road to triple jump state title
Temi Ogunrinde goes to nationals and beyond
2 years in the making, new jersey unveiled for Wild
Last course Arnold Palmer designed has opening delayed in Minnesota
Home builder helps make a wish
Woodbury THRIVES to hold senior social event
Overcoming fear: Relay for Life of South Washington County raises $130,000
Minister to marry couples aboard Afton's 'Love Float' during Fourth of July Parade
Health column: What role will you play?
arts and entertainment
Woodbury Ord 1938 Rezone
Amend Ord 1937 Alcoholic Bev hours of sale
ASSU Watch God Work
Dancing Waters Master Assoc vs Susan Markoe
Brookview Gardens Homeowners Assoc vs Joyce Kortuem
Robert A. Gregory, 81
Mabel M. McLean, 91
Jeanette "Jan" Duraine, 80
Doris E. Garbe, 101
Dvionne "Dee" Claybaugh, 78
Viewpoint: Difficult session yields mixed results
Letter: No serious objection to protecting ballot box integrity
Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Letters: Voter ID laws not about protecting integrity of vote; Thanks to Fenton for supporting tax relief
Viewpoint: Bipartisan budget a win for families and taxpayers
Real Estate Showcase
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
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