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Courthouse condundrum: Overused facility not a good place for weddings, board hears
Two District 622 School Board candidates did not respond to Bulletin Q&A
Q&A with District 622 School Board challenger Danny Porter
Q&A with District 622 School Board incumbent Becky Neve
Q&A with District 622 School Board incumbent Nancy Livingston
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Cross Country: Woodbury’s Romain wins Suburban East title
Woodbury approves co-op girls hockey team
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
R.H. Stafford Library's 2nd annual Maker Fest
Apples, pumpkins and animals
Woodbury Boy Scout leads makeover of thrift shop entrance
Crossroads Church considers Hastings campus
Local realtor seeking shoe donations to fight extreme poverty
arts and entertainment
Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
Gary Carlton, 63
Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
LETTER: Kent will get the job done on transit, collaboration, education
LETTER: We need leaders like Kent, who advocates for students’ mental health
VIEWPOINT: Will county leaders someday embrace the historical society?
EDITORIAL: This time for president, none of the above
LETTER: Kent and rest of DFL support the Humpty Dumpty that is MNsure
Real Estate Showcase
June 10, 2015
VIEWPOINT: We need a vibrant transit system, too
Washington County is a great place to live and do business. People are drawn here because the quality of life in our communities is among the...
June 10, 2015 - 4:02pm
June 5, 2015
On the benefits of going outside: Explore Your Parks June 6
Running inside on a treadmill is not the same thing as going for a run. Inside, the second hand creeps slowly round the clock on the wall. Sometimes,...
June 5, 2015 - 9:33am
June 1, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Minnesota children and families are safe, supported, and strong
Every day parents, teachers, nurses, social workers, relatives and neighbors do what they can to ensure the safety of children. Every day, there...
June 1, 2015 - 1:33pm
May 31, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Let’s thank and celebrate foster care providers among us
In the spirit of National Foster Care Month and in conjunction with the Washington County Foster Care Recognition Evening, which we celebrated...
May 31, 2015 - 12:15pm
May 29, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Acknowledging all manner of student successes
“We’re No. 1!” is a chant often heard at athletic events. We strive to be the best in all that we do and work to instill the inner motivation...
May 29, 2015 - 11:55am
May 16, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Minnesotans deserve control over our local elections
I frequently hear from Woodbury residents about a variety of issues: education, the environment, transportation, taxes, and more. But there’s...
May 16, 2015 - 12:00am
VIEWPOINT: Planting for future generations
When he starts kindergarten in two years, the young baby oaks we planted last week will still be shorter than he is. They’ll continue growing slowly, maybe a foot each year, so that they’ll finally be taller than he is by the time he gets his driver’s license, though still too...
May 16, 2015 - 12:00am
May 10, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Final thoughts on referendum
I came back to Stillwater in July 2014 for a second time to serve as the interim superintendent of schools. One of my very first meetings was...
May 10, 2015 - 12:00am
May 9, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Getting good voting habits started early
Spring is now upon us, and that means it’s time for some spring cleaning. It’s a good habit that many of us practice. Spring is also the...
May 9, 2015 - 12:00am
May 1, 2015
VIEWPOINT: No gas tax, Woodbury prove priorities in House
We don’t need to increase the cost of driving to make significant, long-term investments in our roads and bridges. Minnesotans are being offered...
May 1, 2015 - 2:26pm
VIEWPOINT: Spring brings stories of success
This morning began with bright sunshine and the promise of a warm and wonderful spring day. The warmth of the sun and the sounds and smells of...
May 1, 2015 - 2:21pm
VIEWPOINT: Expanding, re-energizing, renovating science
What’s the key to a successful future? According to the U.S. Labor Department the 10 fastest-growing occupations are in STEM fields such as...
May 1, 2015 - 2:21pm
April 25, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Stemming the tide against Alzheimer's Disease
Many of us know a loved one who has faced Alzheimer’s disease. It’s a wrenching experience —watching them slowly slip away, trying to be...
April 25, 2015 - 6:48am
April 20, 2015
VIEWPOINT: A tax-neutral bond? That sounds too good to be true
It sounds too good to be true – that’s what some people have told me. How can we ask voters to approve a $97 million bond proposal without...
April 20, 2015 - 12:49am
April 18, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Prioritizing our schools should trump politics
Communities in our state have been talking for weeks about what to do with the state’s projected $1.9 billion budget surplus. After all, this...
April 18, 2015 - 12:43am