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80 homes with higher PFC levels to get bottled water
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Court orders restitution from thief who stole fragrances from Woodbury Ulta
City enacts new water rates for businesses and homeowner associations
$1,500 for fire equipment
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Girls tennis: Woodbury loses to state champs in first match
Ragnar: A 'relay, relay' long run
Eggert finally lives out childhood dream
Raptors dynamic duo shines at next level
Local teams open season with practices on Monday
Hope Glen Farm unveils treehouse suite
Woodbury Days medallion has been found
The hunt continues! Woodbury Days medallion clue No. 3
Skating to state
Local dog rescuers turn to other states for homeless dogs
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crimes and courts
January 23, 2013
Lawyer: Probable cause lacking in drug case
Police should have never entered an alleged drug dealer's Woodbury home based on the information they had, an attorney argued in court last week. Brian Karalus, the attorney representing Frank Santovi Jr., issued a pre-trial motion to suppress information about drugs taken from Santovi's...
January 23, 2013 - 2:00pm
June 15, 2012
Woodbury man charged in assault case
A Woodbury man faces two felony charges after allegedly beating his girlfriend so severely that she was left with deep cuts and couldn't determine what month it was once authorities arrived. Thomas Schoenthaler, 31, was charged May 29 with one count of third-degree assault and one...
June 15, 2012 - 10:00am
January 17, 2011
GJ&M back in court
The City of Afton and GJ&M Develomplment Inc. returned to court Jan. 13 at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. GJ&M's lawyers filed an appeal in April 2010 requesting a new jury trial. GJ&M, a development group, alleges the city, a former mayor and a former city administrator acted...
January 17, 2011 - 9:25am
December 30, 2010
State sues 3M over PFCs in Washington County
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson on Thursday sued 3M Company over past chemical contamination of ground water in the eastern Twin Cities. Swanson's office wants the company to pay for environmental damage caused by decades of pollution in the Washington County area. "3M polluted...
December 30, 2010 - 9:24am
July 13, 2010
Afton discusses proposed GJ&M settlement
This afternoon, the Afton City Council is meeting with their city attorney, in closed session, to review and discuss a proposed settlement presented to them by GJ&M Development Inc. Neither the city's, nor GJ&M's attorneys, would comment on the proposed settlement. Gordy Jarvis,...
July 13, 2010 - 3:23pm
February 22, 2010
VIDEO: Police news briefing on shooting
Woodbury Public Safety director Lee Vague held a noon news briefing in the Royal Oaks neighborhood to address the details surrounding a domestic violence incident on Feb. 22 in which one was shot, and two were taken to the hospital with injuries.
February 22, 2010 - 1:48pm
July 20, 2009
Daily jail bookings for Monday
According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the following people were booked into the Washington County Jail between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Monday: Michael P. Bystrom, 55, of Woodbury, on a fourth-degree DWI charge. Richard J. Cinker, 33, of Woodbury, on a fourth-degree...
July 20, 2009 - 8:28am
July 17, 2009
Duluth police search for rubber ball fetish burglar
A Duluth man with a history of burglary to satisfy a self-professed sexual fetish for slashing large rubber exercise balls has been at it again, according to a complaint made public on Thursday. Christopher Neil Bjerkness, 31, is accused of breaking into the St. Mary's/Duluth Clinic...
July 17, 2009 - 2:26pm
June 16, 2009
Daily jail bookings for Tuesday
According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the following people were booked into the Washington County Jail between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday: Mandy J. Alfveby, 31, of Cottage Grove, on a traffic charge and obstructing the legal process. Mark L. Dobbs, 50, of Cottage...
June 16, 2009 - 8:16am