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Massive cash pouring into Minnesota legislative campaigns
Residence Inn opened Friday in Woodbury
County candidates speak at forum
Middle Eastern quick serve opens in Woodbury
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
crime and courts
Volleyball: Park sweeps rival Woodbury
Boys Soccer: Raptors’ winning streak grows to six games
Girls Soccer: Raptors put weather aside to defeat Roseville
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts roll in home opener
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Residents rally for Big Truck Day
38th annual Afton Art in the Park in pictures
The gift of writing: Local author recognized, donates books
Belwin Conservancy unveils new look for education center
Kids Glo Run: Neon is back in style
arts and entertainment
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VIEWPOINT: Outstanding conservation starts wtih two llamas and a prairie
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LETTER: Arts education gives students reason to celebrate
LETTER: Education and awareness essential to helping children stay safe
LETTER: Ward's work on restorative justice warrants her re-election
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December 20, 2014
Our View: A crossroads at Valley Crossing?
Last week’s Woodbury Bulletin chronicled in detail the efforts two school districts occupying Woodbury city limits are making to beef up facilities. Occupying most of Woodbury is the South Washington County School District. District 833 is eyeing a multi-pronged, $180 million plan...
December 20, 2014 - 6:37am
July 15, 2013
Our View: Gun range proposal not ready for prime time
Our View There's a movement gaining steam to construct a joint police training facility in south Washington County for both Woodbury and Cottage Grove.
July 15, 2013 - 9:07am
Our View: Jessup was instrumental in engineering city
Woodbury, as we now know it, didn't exist in 1985. The retail shopping Woodbury is now known for was limited, as was population in the little east metro city of about 15,000. That was what the community looked like when David Jessup arrived here as Woodbury's first city engineer....
June 15, 2013 - 7:53am
April 27, 2013
Our View: Take a bow, volunteers
This past week brought events that won't soon be forgotten. Unprecedented horror in the streets of Boston was followed by a seismic explosion in West, Texas. But before the smoke even cleared, we also saw the emergence of people charging in to help: volunteers. They were people who...
April 27, 2013 - 7:55am
April 13, 2013
Our View: Apply common sense to long debate in Afton
Politicians have a tendency to talk about "common sense" solutions. All too often, that reference is a mere code word used to offer simplistic answers to complex problems. Yet, a genuine common-sense solution is just what's needed for our friends in Afton. For months now, Afton...
April 13, 2013 - 7:56am
March 16, 2013
Our View: Is this how we'll solve our problems?
If you were looking for a microcosm of the strained and heated nature of contemporary American politics, you needed look no further than Woodbury. At a town hall meeting on Saturday, March 9, Woodbury residents sat down with U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, state Sen. Susan Kent, along...
March 16, 2013 - 7:16am
February 23, 2013
Our View: Context key in East Ridge poem controversy
East Ridge High School found itself in the spotlight last week after a poem read over the school's loudspeaker drew some harsh criticism. It likely wasn't the kind of spotlight the school was looking for. A group of parents and community members recoiled after learning the poem,...
February 23, 2013 - 7:04am
February 9, 2013
Our View: New Chamber leader will tackle critical role: advocacy
The Woodbury Chamber of Commerce has found its new boss. Her name is Barbara Tuccitto Warren, and she's the subject of a Page 1A profile in this week's edition. A fuller scope of her vision for the Chamber now revealed, we're happy to extend our congratulations on her hire - and...
February 9, 2013 - 7:40am
February 2, 2013
Our View: Grand jury made the right call
A Washington County grand jury decided last week not to indict the three Woodbury police officers involved in a fatal shooting last summer. Based on the limited information available to the public, we believe the jurors made the right call.
February 2, 2013 - 5:18am
January 19, 2013
Our View: Wolff left gift, model to follow
Thirty years ago, Dick Wolff gave Woodbury a gift. Along with his wife Sharon, he opened the Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf in 1983. Today, that gift continues giving to community members, though its founder has passed on. Dick died last week at the age of 78. He leaves...
January 19, 2013 - 8:00am
January 12, 2013
Our View: School Board makes good pick for short term
Talk about a pleasant problem to have. When the South Washington County School Board sought applicants for an 11-month term on the board, 14 district residents stepped forward. That was a bit of a surprise given the short stint; it's fair to question whether such a brief tenure...
January 12, 2013 - 8:00am
December 29, 2012
Our View: Police presence embodies 'protect and serve' motto
One by one, the children of Sandy Hook Elementary were laid to rest beginning last week. The massacre that resulted in their deaths represented yet another low point in contemporary American history. The killings, perpetrated by a young man who took his own life in the process,...
December 29, 2012 - 9:25am
December 15, 2012
Our View: High-five for hands-only CPR program
Woodbury's Public Safety Department ought to be pumped. After setting a seemingly ambitious goal of training 7,000 residents in hands-only CPR during 2012, the department is almost there. Through early December, more than 6,300 people had been trained in the life-saving technique...
December 15, 2012 - 8:00am
December 10, 2012
Our View: Outdoor rink is reasonable compromise
Members of Woodbury's youth hockey community came out en masse last week to a City Council meeting to argue their case. Plans for the new Bielenberg Sports Center, the boosters argued, ought to include a third indoor ice sheet. The hockey supporters say they already can't get enough...
December 10, 2012 - 11:32am
December 1, 2012
Our View: Crosswinds addition could be opportune
Crosswinds Art and Science School tends to fly under the radar in Woodbury. Tucked away in the city's western corridor, the school hadn't received much attention recently until it was nearly shuttered last year. Funding for the school -- operated by the East Metro Integration District...
December 1, 2012 - 7:45am