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November 6, 2013
UPDATED: Voters pass District 834 levy
It was a clear win for District 834 on Tuesday. District 834 residents voted to approve the district’s levy request on Nov. 5 with an overwhelming majority of 63 percent support, a total of 9,111 votes. “We think that’s a ringing endorsement for the strength of our school...
news / education
November 6, 2013 - 12:06pm
August 19, 2013
833 board candidates running for varied reasons
Incumbents say they want to build on past successes while some challengers say they want to contribute to local schools or they see a need for changes. The 17 candidates seeking five spots on the South Washington County School Board this fall have a host of reasons for running and...
news / education
August 19, 2013 - 2:38pm
August 9, 2013
Brunnette and Hess in, Adou out as District 833 School Board filing deadline nears
Marsha Adou told fellow South Washington County School Board members and administrators Thursday she is not running for a third four-year term on the board. Adou, of Woodbury, said she’s proud to have served on the District 833 board, proud of the how far the school district...
news / government
August 9, 2013 - 6:48am
July 22, 2013
Five School Board seats on fall ballot
Four of five District 833 School Board members whose terms expire this year said they are undecided on re-election bids ahead of the upcoming filing period. Seats held by Tracy Brunnette, Marsha Adou, Laurie Johnson, David Kemper and Katy McElwee-Stevens will be on the Nov. 5 ballot....
news / education
July 22, 2013 - 9:32am
November 18, 2012
Letter to the editor: County election results were humbling
I want to express my sincere appreciation to my fellow Woodbury residents who re-elected me to the county board on Nov. 6. I am humbled by the strong show of support I received in the general election in my newly re-drawn commissioner district and consider it an honor and privilege...
November 18, 2012 - 12:00pm
November 13, 2012
'Vote no' a wrap for Woodbury man
Richard Herod III never considered himself a political activist. Not until he was told to remove a "vote no" yard sign from the yard of his Woodbury townhome. He said he felt backed into a corner, so he reacted. "Sometimes getting your voice out there is more important than being...
November 13, 2012 - 2:33pm
Washington County sees 82 percent voter turnout
Washington County had a higher voter turnout rate last week than the overall state rate. An estimated 82.4 percent of Washington County's registered voters cast ballots in the Nov. 6 election. Statewide, about 76 percent of eligible voters went to the polls or voted absentee, according...
November 13, 2012 - 10:11am
November 12, 2012
Bearth on County Board win: 'It's just gratifying'
Voters ousted Washington County Board Commissioner Bill Pulkrabek from office last week, opting for another Oakdale man with a long history of public service. Ted Bearth defeated Pulrkabek in the District 2 race for commissioner, winning 52 percent to 47 percent. "It's just gratifying...
November 12, 2012 - 2:29pm
Woodbury's Ward reacts to House win, prepares for 'big job'
A Woodbury woman with deep roots in education and restorative justice came away with a win last week over a GOP candidate who focused on health care and schools. Democrat JoAnn Ward defeated Pam Cunningham in the House District 53A race, which comprises western Woodbury, Landfall...
November 12, 2012 - 2:20pm
November 9, 2012
Weik wins another four years on Washington County Board
Lisa Weik is energized. The Washington County Board Commissioner won re-election Tuesday with 59 percent of the votes, defeating challenger...
November 9, 2012 - 11:38am
Kent, Lillie react to Woodbury Senate election results
Woodbury residents voted in their third senator in six years this week when Democrat Susan Kent defeated incumbent Republican Ted Lillie. Kent drew 52 percent of the vote to Lillie's 48 percent, making her the second Woodbury Democrat elected to the Senate since Kathy Saltzman won...
November 9, 2012 - 8:00am
November 7, 2012
Scoggins, Rebholz retain Woodbury City Council seats
Tuesday's election results were no surprise to Woodbury City Council members who sought re-election for the two open seats. Amy Scoggins and Paul Rebholz, both have been on the council for eight years, won third terms with a combined total of 63 percent of the votes. "I feel like...
November 7, 2012 - 4:06pm
Happy days for Minnesota Democrats
ST. PAUL -- Forgive Minnesota Democrats if they wear broad smiles today. Democratic-Farmer-Laborites won all the big prizes in Tuesday's election. Witness: -- Both houses of the Legislature will be in DFL control for the first time in two-and-a-half decades. -- Democratic President...
November 7, 2012 - 3:47pm
Incumbents retain seats on Afton City Council
Afton City Council will stick with the status quo after the Nov. 6 election. All incumbents were re-elected. Mayor Pat Snyder, who was unopposed, was re-elected to her third two-year term with 95 percent of the vote. City Council Member Randy Nelson defeated Afton Planning Commission...
November 7, 2012 - 2:11pm
Kent tops Lillie, Ward runs away in House race as Dems seize control of Legislature
With all but one precinct reporting, all signs pointed to Democrat Susan Kent ousting incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Lillie in a Senate District 53 race that helped shift control back into DFL hands. Kent, of Woodbury, led 53-47 percent with 23 of 24 precincts reporting. The anticipated...
November 7, 2012 - 1:49am