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100 mph chase through Woodbury brings Somerset man to Minnesota courts
Afton approves bid for $12.5 million downtown project
Man faces burglary charges after jumping through a screen
Police report: $3,000 ring on an end table, lightning strikes chimney, bloody nose at Carver Lake
Charges: Couple shows up at Woodbury hospital, bloodied after alleged assault
crime and courts
East Ridge volleyball: Raptors adjust to high-tempo opponent in season-opening 3-1
East Ridge boys soccer: Hoeffel emerges in pair of wins
2016 preview: Swimming and diving teams boast talented returners
2016 preview: New Life Academy boys soccer enters season with high expectations
2016 preview: New Life Academy girls soccer boasts new look in new season
Valued council members bid adieu to Woodbury Days
Area 4-H members win at Washington County Fair
Dogs and ducks: Kids learn life lessons in theater camp
What to do at Woodbury Days
Hope Glen Farm unveils treehouse suite
arts and entertainment
HOUSE OF KNOWLEDGE
Florence E. Jacques, 88
Tom W. Mertz, 48
Roger C. Meikle, 60
Joan K. Hargis
Roger Meikle, 60
VIEWPOINT: East metro deserves 100-year plan for transportation
VIEWPOINT: Our students are the focus of all we do
LETTER: I enjoyed teaching 29 years of driver's ed
LETTER: Employers are looking to hire people with hands-on experience
VIEWPOINT: Woodbury Days provides inspiration for appreciation
Real Estate Showcase
January 16, 2016
VIEWPOINT: It's worth waiting for the whole story
So last week, I got the press release I’d been waiting for for the better part of a month. It was the one that told me about the three new...
January 16, 2016 - 12:14am
January 10, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Judges ensure defendants are competent to go to trial
You have probably heard news stories about people who won’t face trial because they are not competent to proceed through the legal process. This is a different legal issue than when a jury finds someone not guilty by reason of mental illness or defect. American law, at all levels,...
January 10, 2016 - 12:26am
January 2, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Building a 21st century broadband infrastructure
Technology is reshaping the ways we live, work, play, and communicate. The internet is connecting communities and creating opportunities we couldn’t have imagined even a few decades ago. Today, you don’t need to live off an interstate highway or in a major city to find a good...
January 2, 2016 - 12:48am
VIEWPOINT: Beware of intimidation scams
Some criminals will say almost anything to try to scam people — including threatening arrest, lawsuits, imprisonment, or even physical harm....
January 2, 2016 - 12:26am
January 1, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Surplus means my No. 1 priority is tax relief
Minnesotans received some great news earlier this month — the state is facing a nearly $1.9 billion surplus and Gov. Mark Dayton has dropped...
January 1, 2016 - 12:46am
December 31, 2015
VIEWPOINT: $4B for roads equates to early holiday gift
‘Twas the month before Christmas, when all through DC Members of Congress found something on which they agree; “Transportation funding boosts the economy and protects those we hold dear!” And with that, Minnesotans received a gift early this year While it may not have...
December 31, 2015 - 12:28am
December 25, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Salting the earth
When the City of Carthage fell at the end of the Third Punic War, 146 BC, victorious Romans pulled Phoenecian ships out of the harbor and set them on fire before moving through the city, house to house, rounding up and selling 50,000 people into slavery. Then they set the city on...
December 25, 2015 - 12:34am
December 15, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Get vaccinated now, before peak flu season
Influenza activity in Minnesota has been low so far, but there is a lot of flu season left. Health officials want Minnesotans to get their flu...
December 15, 2015 - 12:46am
November 28, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Children are waiting for you to adopt
A young man on the verge of adulthood who is enthusiastic about sports and music but struggles with authority. A teenage single mom who lovingly...
November 28, 2015 - 12:08am
November 22, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Taking the next steps after referendum
It has been a short time since approval of two questions on the Nov. 3 ballot. As a system and community, the passage of the operating referendum...
November 22, 2015 - 12:27am
November 21, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Public Health and Environment seeks voluntary national accrediation
Washington County residents have a right to expect that they are getting top-notch service from county programs. But how can they be assured...
November 21, 2015 - 12:25am
November 11, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Each day 9 people die on roads because of distracted driving
When I was growing up my parents always wanted me to carry a dime in my pocket. If there was an emergency, I was to find a pay phone and call them. Today, dimes in the pocket are out and technology is in. Many parents initially agree to get cell phones for their children so that if...
November 11, 2015 - 2:04pm
VIEWPOINT: A heartfelt thank you on Veterans Day
In my world, Veterans Day ranks right up there with birthdays and Christmas. See, I love our veterans. It doesn’t matter if I know them or...
November 11, 2015 - 2:01pm
October 31, 2015
VIEWPOINT: It's a true blessing to see students serving together
The students at New Life Academy have a heart for service, and they let it be known Thursday, Oct. 8, at a community-wide event for an organization...
October 31, 2015 - 12:29pm
October 30, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Legislative school of thought on local referendum
Nov. 3 marks an important election for our schools. School District 833 needs our help. They are asking for additional funds to help maintain...
October 30, 2015 - 1:36pm