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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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LETTER: Isn’t it time to move forward? Gillespie is my choice for House
Real Estate Showcase
April 25, 2012
Afton ice cream shop throws open its doors
Walking into the re-opened Selma's Ice Cream Parlour is like walking back in time. On Friday, Becky and Paul Nickerson, of Houlton, Wis., opened...
April 25, 2012 - 8:40am
March 5, 2012
Randomly being kind
Holding a door for someone or helping a classmate with homework may seem like miniscule acts to some people, but at East Ridge High School it...
March 5, 2012 - 1:03pm
January 18, 2012
Channeling MLK's dream through service
Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream that the world could live together as one, no matter their race, social standing, wealth or gender. Woodbury Elementary is honoring and celebrating King on Jan. 20 during its first annual Family Service Night. Family Service Night is Friday --...
January 18, 2012 - 12:00pm
December 11, 2011
Local church helps light up the holidays
For the fourth year in a row, Lake Phalen will be lit up for the holiday season, with a little help from King of Kings Lutheran Church. The IBEW Holiday Lights in the Park, which began Nov. 22, is a drive-along Christmas lights and music display, at Phalen Park. The event, which...
December 11, 2011 - 8:00am
December 10, 2011
Comforting the community
Bailey Elementary teacher Kristine Matulka is currently teaching her third grade Gateway, or gifted and talented, students about communities....
December 10, 2011 - 8:00am
December 6, 2011
Newport law takes aim at vacant buildings, yards
Rundown buildings and shabby yards: it's an unsavory reputation that officials in Newport say their city has and that they have long tried to shed. Now, the city has a new tool to aid its efforts in reversing that perception: an annual vacant building fee that officials say they...
December 6, 2011 - 8:00am
December 1, 2011
Sharing warmth: blankets going to homeless
A group of Woodbury women and students from New Life Academy are hoping to give a little warmth this holiday season. Woodbury Women of Today...
December 1, 2011 - 8:00am
October 13, 2011
Belwin gets clear-cut clearance
A key Afton city panel recommended not punishing the Belwin Conservancy last week for a procedural misstep that apparently stemmed from a misunderstanding at Afton City Hall. The conservancy drew criticism after some residents learned of a large restoration project and wondered if...
October 13, 2011 - 2:00pm
Afton commissioners cry fowl over regulations
Strict regulations on how to keep chickens in an Afton proposal were stripped away last week by Planning Commission members concerned with over-regulation. Afton Planning Commission on Monday, Oct. 3, whittled down a proposed ordinance allowing chickens on lots less than 5 acres. During...
October 13, 2011 - 12:00pm
September 21, 2011
Home sweet host
Last week, Woodbury resident Jerriann Jones opened her house to two "professional house guests." Jones acted as a host family for two of the...
September 21, 2011 - 12:00pm
September 9, 2011
Up with People to volunteer in the community
On Sept. 13 and Sept. 14, Woodbury will have 100 extra helping hands in the community when Up with People makes it way to Woodbury. Up with People is a performing group that tours the world with a global cast participating in community service projects, staying with host families...
September 9, 2011 - 8:00am
September 8, 2011
Feline frenzy for three local thespians
Three Woodbury students have gotten in touch with their inner cat. Math and Science Academy freshmen Elizabeth LeMay and Marissa Ward and St....
arts and entertainment/News
September 8, 2011 - 8:00am
August 3, 2011
Broadcasting faith to Woodbury
Local radio listeners will soon have a new station to consider on the FM dial. The station, 88.1, has secured Federal Communications Commission rights to broadcast in the Twin Cities Officials for the non-commercial station WAJC, backed by nonprofit Religious Information Network,...
August 3, 2011 - 2:00pm
June 6, 2011
Hill-Murray School, NLA and Footprints Academy announce new administrative hires
Hill Murray School hires new principal Hill-Murray School has appointed a new principal. David Meyer will be replacing longtime principal...
June 6, 2011 - 11:18am
June 3, 2011
A night of relay
Thousands of people turned out to fight back against cancer Friday during the 2011 Relay for Life of South Washington County at East Ridge High...
June 3, 2011 - 7:37pm