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Q&A with Washington County Commissioner District 1 incumbent Fran Miron
Q&A with Washington County Commissioner District 1 challenger Edward Eigner
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Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Cross Country: Woodbury runners Holiday, Romain are headed to state
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
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Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Paranormal investigators explain ghost hunting
'The Good Pig' author makes appearance at Woodbury library
Woodbury Days: Without new leadership, there’s possibility annual event could end
R.H. Stafford Library's 2nd annual Maker Fest
Apples, pumpkins and animals
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Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
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May 20, 2010
MnDOT to lower speed limit on Highway 61 north of Hastings bridge
The Minnesota Department of Transportation told elected officials in Hastings on Wednesday afternoon they planned to reduce the speed limit on Highway 61 between the Hastings bridge and U.S. Highway 10. The current 60 mph speed limit will remain in place between The Point Restaurant...
May 20, 2010 - 5:04am
May 3, 2010
One person dies in fatal crash north of Highway 61 bridge in Hastings
A crash just north of the Highway 61 bridge claimed the life of one person Monday morning, May 3. Brian Jacobson, 34, of Lake City, died in the...
May 3, 2010 - 7:48am
December 30, 2009
Duplicate bridge played weekly at Central Park
Adults interested in playing duplicate bridge are invited to register to join Monday play, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., in Valley Creek Room A at Woodbury's Central Park, 8595 Central Park Place. Registration is required. To sign up, call Clark Crum at (651) 414-0799.
December 30, 2009 - 9:13am
September 24, 2009
A good hand, better company
Every early Thursday afternoon as they file one-by-one into a basement room at Central Park, Earl Moquist greets them with a smile and checks...
September 24, 2009 - 8:50am
June 25, 2009
Saltzman: Stillwater bridge restrictions to take effect June 26
State Sen. Kathy Saltzman (DFL-Woodbury) announced that a new law restricting semi-truck lengths in downtown Stillwater will take effect on Friday, June 26. Stillwater's historic downtown and businesses will soon receive relief from gridlock and safer traffic conditions because...
June 25, 2009 - 1:54pm
June 12, 2009
County board agrees to work with state to construct separated grade crossing for Gateway Trail
The Washington County Board voted June 9 to enter into an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to construct a grade-separated crossing over Manning Avenue for the Gateway Trail, consisting of a an historic bridge that will be moved in sections from Koochiching...
June 12, 2009 - 10:25am
April 15, 2009
Duplicate bridge players invited
Adults are invited to join an informal group of duplicate bridge players on Mondays at 1 p.m. in the Valley Creek room at Woodbury's Central Park, 8595 Central Park Place. To sign up, call Clark Crum at (651) 414-0799.
April 15, 2009 - 5:06am
April 1, 2009
Class project gives high school students a taste of ad world
The advertising community is a dog-eat-dog world -- it's eat or be eaten. For one Woodbury High School class, the students found themselves...
April 1, 2009 - 7:49am
March 5, 2009
Hastings bridge is coming down
It's official: The big blue bridge across the Mississippi River in Hastings will be coming down. For many, that may have already seemed like...
March 5, 2009 - 7:53am
February 11, 2009
Swing bridge removal could begin next week
Bridge 5600. The Rock Island Bridge. The J.A.R. swing bridge. The Newport rail bridge. Call it what you will, because soon it will be gone. The...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Board votes to remove old bridge
Bridge 5600. The Rock Island Bridge. The J.A.R. swing bridge. The Newport rail bridge. Call it what you will, because soon it will be gone. The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to approve a bid contract for removal of the bridge that spans the Mississippi River...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Washington, Dakota counties sign agreement to take down swing bridge
The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted Jan. 13 to approve a joint powers agreement between Washington and Dakota counties to remove the blighted J.A.R. swing bridge that spans Mississippi River from St.
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
County board designates J.A.R. swing bridge removal as emergency project
County board designates J.A.R. swing bridge removal as emergency project Commissioners express frustration with National Parks Service's desire to delay project for study By Hank Long Staff Writer Washington County officials said they do not want to waste any time in completely...
December 24, 2008 - 9:00am
November 13, 2008
MnDOT: Bridge program improved
ST. PAUL - Transportation officials said they completed extensive statewide bridge inspections, planned to hire more engineers and improved the...
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
MnDOT has four options on the table for new Hastings bridge
And then there were four. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has settled on four options for the replacement of the Hastings bridge,...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am