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Chamberlain Home Owners Assoc. vs Jerry Guevara
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Letters to the editor: Congrats, and thanks for support; Cost effective guideway infrastructure?
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July 21, 2011
OUR VIEW: Public benefits from open discussions
District 833 School Board members at a recent annual retreat discussed budget planning, goals for the upcoming year - and how to largely keep their differences among themselves. That last item may be puzzling to voters who like to know the views of their elected officials. The discussion...
July 21, 2011 - 10:00am
July 6, 2011
OUR VIEW: Reasonableness nowhere to be found in shutdown
Suddenly last week, government got real in Minnesota. With the state hurtling toward a government shutdown, folks who might otherwise equate Capitol updates with white noise began to say, "Oh, no. Is this going to affect me?" For many, it did. A list of the governor's essential...
July 6, 2011 - 10:10am
June 16, 2011
Our View: School election change has benefits
Minnesotans trumpet their nation-leading voter turnout in big elections for good reason. An active citizenry is a source of pride, and it provides some assurance that ballot results better reflect the mood of the electorate.
June 16, 2011 - 11:56am
June 9, 2011
OUR VIEW: The world's been waiting for you, class of 2011
As we prepare to watch another batch of graduates shove off into post-high school life, it's worth recalling the colossal news items that have punctuated these seniors' final months in school. Let's recap - briefly. -- All eyes turned to Egypt in February when citizens there fed...
June 9, 2011 - 9:52am
June 2, 2011
OUR VIEW: Ready, set, Relay
Who's ready to Relay? By the sound of it, thousands of you. On Friday night, south Washington County residents - and folks from around the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin - will descend on East Ridge High School's Raptor's Nest for this year's Relay For Life event. If you've...
June 2, 2011 - 10:27am
May 12, 2011
OUR VIEW: Neighbors who stand vigilant make impact
A group of Woodbury neighbors didn't just gripe about suspicious activity after they witnessed it. They did something. That something resulted in the arrest of an alleged drug dealer, as reported in this week's news pages. The neighbors knew what they were seeing looked suspicious:...
May 12, 2011 - 8:00am
May 5, 2011
OUR VIEW: City should consider cost in 'traffic calming'
Some folks are getting fed up with drivers barreling down residential streets at high speeds, and they're right to be frustrated. Speeding in residential areas is reckless and dangerous. Period. Thankfully, it's also a manageable problem. Right now Woodbury City Council is attempting...
May 5, 2011 - 1:48pm
April 27, 2011
Our view: Distracted driving message goes for adults, too
Hopefully parents took note of the state's campaign last week against distracted driving. Woodbury residents, especially, should have noticed: the state's Department of Public Safety used East Ridge High School and its students as the backdrop for the announcement. While the campaign...
April 27, 2011 - 1:30pm
April 21, 2011
Our View: Curb stop issue warrants council action
One unlucky Woodbury resident got a rude homeowner's awakening recently when he learned he was on the hook for $6,500 worth of something he didn't even know existed. The experience, explained in detail in this edition's Page 1 story, represents a nightmare scenario for most homeowners....
April 21, 2011 - 11:00am
April 14, 2011
Our View: Make memories - not tragedies - at prom
We're smack-dab in the middle of prom season: Woodbury High School just wrapped its event, while students and staff at East Ridge High School prepare for their prom. It's a cherished time for teens who look at the event as a chance to kick up their heels with friends and enjoy a...
April 14, 2011 - 8:40am
April 7, 2011
Our View: Field of dreams becoming a reality
It was hard for most Minnesotans not to get at least a little bit excited last week when the Twins opened their regular season. There is nothing quite like the beginning of another baseball season to remind us that - yes, after all - spring is arriving. Hibernation is over. Lawns...
April 7, 2011 - 3:33pm
August 25, 2010
Our View: Hoopla over YouTube video on local GOP website demonstrates new media spin cycle at its worst
"It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits in a newspaper." Those are the humorous words of comedian Jerry Seinfeld. Of course they were uttered well more than a decade ago. If only Seinfeld knew the joke would have so much...
August 25, 2010 - 9:03am
August 21, 2010
Our View: Woodbury Days is a great way to cap off summer
It kind of creeps up on you. First it's Memorial Day. Then the last day of school. Fourth of July. The next thing you know it's late August and summer's prime seems to be in the rear view mirror. That's what makes the weekend of Aug. 27-29 so special in Woodbury. While many communities...
August 21, 2010 - 8:10am
August 4, 2010
Our View: Primary is Aug. 10? Yep.
Does it feel like fall already? The calendar says it's August, but if you pay attention to lawn signs, the mail box and television or radio, it feels like November. We can thank the state Legislature for that one. In March Gov. Tim Pawlenty signed the bill that moved up the primary...
August 4, 2010 - 10:25am
July 28, 2010
Our View: Afton can no longer wait on comp plan
Is it a bit ironic that the community that wants to maintain its rural character is fumbling on a document that can help it do just that? In a saga that has continued through the summer the city of Afton finds itself with an incomplete comprehensive growth plan. In March the city...
July 28, 2010 - 10:09am