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County taps transportation kitty
Woodbury City Council candidates answer questions on Gold Line, aquifers, pollinators
Minnesota roundup: Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake; Woman who didn't trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home theft
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
UPDATE: Freeway crash involved Hudson motorist, semi, third vehicle
crime and courts
Girls Soccer: Raptors offense can’t connect in state loss to Andover
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
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Family fall festival at King of Kings
Zywiec's 'Haunting Experience'
Harbor Church: Harvest Fest party Oct. 31
Paranormal investigators explain ghost hunting
'The Good Pig' author makes appearance at Woodbury library
arts and entertainment
Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
Gary Carlton, 63
Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
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December 14, 2009
No injuries in Dec. 8 bus accident
Neither driver nor approximately 50 children aboard a school bus reported injuries in a two-vehicle crash in the early hours of the season's first snow storm last week. According to Woodbury police, a Hyundai Sonata driven by Scott Cornelius, Woodbury, collided with a School District...
December 14, 2009 - 10:07am
November 4, 2009
Letters to the Editor for Nov. 4
Restaurant owner's "naked sushi" event is inappropriate Where is the outrage when a local, and to date, family friendly restaurant in Woodbury advertises an all-you-can-eat "naked sushi" dinner ("Local restaurant to host 'naked sushi"'night Nov.
November 4, 2009 - 10:27am
April 21, 2009
Board threatens to take funding from Forest Lake bus services
During the April 14 Washington County Board meeting, commissioners discussed the possibility of cutting off funding for the Forest Lake commuter bus services the county is paying for via its share of a five-county transit sales tax. Late last year, the county board voted to allocated...
April 21, 2009 - 1:51pm
Board votes to continue Dial-A-Ride services as is
The Washington County Board of Commissioners made it clear that the county is not in the business of operating transit services when it voted 5-0 Tuesday, April 14 to endorse a Metropolitan Council plan to continue to allow Metro Transit to manage Dial-A-Ride services in the county. Commissioners...
April 21, 2009 - 1:48pm
April 8, 2009
School board to tour construction sites
The District 833 School Board will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 9, but not in the boardroom at the District Service Center. Board members will take a district bus to Park High School in Cottage Grove to look at the progress of construction to install an entirely new heating and...
April 8, 2009 - 9:48am
March 18, 2009
Roofs to be replaced at Bailey Elementary and bus garage
Because of low bids on roof repair, more of the roof at Bailey Elementary School can be replaced this summer than was expected. The District 833 School Board is expected, on March 26, to approve $485,360 for partial replacement with the remainder to be completed in the summer of...
March 18, 2009 - 12:28pm
March 10, 2009
Donations needed for former school bus driver benefit event
Family, friends and coworkers of Roxy Mueller are still accepting donations for a silent auction and spaghetti dinner benefit to be held Saturday, April 25, 2 to 10 p.m. at the Cottage Grove VFW Post 8752 Red Barn, 9260 East Point Douglas Road. Mueller, a former District 833 school...
March 10, 2009 - 12:33pm
March 3, 2009
Higher bus fares opposed
Transit supporters have lined up Twin Cities residents who depend on buses to testify at a series of legislative hearings. Lawmakers at the Wednesday and Thursday meetings will hear commuters seeking more transit funds, with testimony coming at a time when the Metropolitan Council...
March 3, 2009 - 8:06am
February 5, 2009
Hearing will happen on transit plan
The chairman of the Senate transit subcommittee reversed directions Wednesday, now promising to consider a bill that would take $95 million out of Twin Cities transit funding and spread it among school bus programs statewide. "Please accept my sincere apology for my remarks dismissing...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Senator wants more bus money
ST. PAUL - Sen. Joe Gimse announced a plan to take $95 million from Twin Cities transit funds, and another $5 million from rural funds, to increase...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
November 26, 2008
School day out at the water park
The city of Woodbury Parks and Recreation Department will host a supervised trip to the Grand Rios Water Park for confident swimmers ages 8-14 on Tuesday, Dec. 30. The cost is $30. The bus will depart from the city hall parking lot at 8:45 a.m. and return at 4 p.m. Grand Rios, located...
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
November 13, 2008
5-year-old left alone on bus in Cass County; driver fired
BAXTER, Minn. -- Police are investigating why a 5-year-old kindergarten student was left on his bus and not dropped off at a Baxter school. Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted says the boy was found unharmed in the bus at the Cass County home of the bus driver. Exsted says the boy had...
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Washington County vote extends commuter bus service from Forest Lake
Washington County commissioners voted Sept. 23 to fund the continuation of a commuter bus route from Forest Lake to Minneapolis through the end of the year. But before county commissioners agreed to provide $45,000 towards maintaining the route Tuesday, they wanted to find out...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Board: Higher fare is fair
If you ride the bus to work you'll likely be paying more to do so in the near future -- and the Washington County Board of Commissioners is OK with that. The board voted Aug. 5 on a resolution to support a Metropolitan Council-imposed 25-cent increase in transit fares that would...
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 5, 2008
Prosecution rests; Franco defense witnesses testify about man leaving scene from fatal bus crash
WILLMAR -- The prosecution rested this morning, and the defense team began calling witnesses in the trial of Olga Marina Franco del Cid, 24, of Minneota. Franco is accused of a total of 24 criminal charges stemming from the fatal Feb. 19 school bus crash near Cottonwood. Three witnesses...
August 5, 2008 - 12:00am