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Woodbury faces 3.84 percent tax levy increase in 2017
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Woodbury police receive report of UFO abductions
Massive cash pouring into Minnesota legislative campaigns
Residence Inn opened Friday in Woodbury
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Volleyball: Raptors win five-set battle vs. Rosemount
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
Life at the crossroads: ‘Songs for a New World’ examines human response to loss
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
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VIEWPOINT: Outstanding conservation starts wtih two llamas and a prairie
VIEWPOINT: Get the facts about reverse mortgages
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 31, 2015
2015 year in review: Pride in community
Residents came together to celebrate major happenings in 2015. From high interest in patronizing the 100-acre CityPlace business district that...
December 31, 2015 - 5:48pm
December 11, 2015
LETTER: Opponents of District 833 referendum should not put us through another ‘hanging chads’ fiasco
Beginning in elementary school, we are taught to take multiple choice exams by filling in the ovals. How is it possible that an adult could not know how to apply this skill in the voting booth? Should we change the election rules and count their ballots? Will we also do this for...
December 11, 2015 - 12:10am
December 6, 2015
LETTER: Racism, bigotry can be eliminated by changes in political system
In the 1980s, I ran for U.S. President, as a write-in, against Dukakis and Jesse Jackson. In the ’90s, I sought the Democratic nomination for mayor of St. Paul, against Norm Coleman. Also in the ’90s, I sought the nomination for U.S. senator from the state of Minnesota. Again,...
December 6, 2015 - 12:07pm
LETTER: Open our doors and hearts to those seeking freedoms we cherish
I can understand why people are frightened, following the brutal terrorist attacks in Paris. What I cannot condone, however, is pandering to those fears by politicians like Rep. Fenton and House Speaker Daudt calling for a moratorium on Syrian refugees entering this country, refugees...
December 6, 2015 - 9:07am
LETTER: Tuition freeze ended after amendment failed; Fenton voted no
I think we can all agree that providing for an affordable, quality higher education for Minnesota students is a goal we all want for our state. The 2013 Minnesota Legislature froze tuition at both the University of Minnesota campuses and at all Minnesota State Colleges and Universities...
December 6, 2015 - 6:07am
December 3, 2015
Minnesota Amateur Sports Commissioner Gillespie enters House race in Woodbury
Alberder Gillespie, the Minnesota Amateur Sports commissioner and a former Minnesota Senate district chairwoman in districts 53 and 56, has announced...
December 3, 2015 - 12:58am
November 30, 2015
Election fatigue kicks school bond talk to 2017
State law lets schools hold a spring election for building bond proposals, but it didn’t take long for the South Washington County School Board...
November 30, 2015 - 12:25am
November 25, 2015
District 833 $96M bond passes by five votes, canvassing board concludes
School District 833’s $96 million bond was approved by a five-vote margin, a canvassing board concluded Wednesday. The canvassing board met...
November 25, 2015 - 10:39am
November 20, 2015
Canvassing board to decide fate of District 833’s $96M school bond
A five-member canvassing board’s ruling on 19 ballots could decide a $96 million School District 833 bond measure. A hand recount Friday narrowed...
November 20, 2015 - 3:59pm
November 4, 2015
District 833 voters approve levy increase; $96M middle school bond narrowly passes
The middle school bond measure in Question 2 passed by just 19 votes out of 13,659 cast.
November 4, 2015 - 1:00am
October 9, 2015
Budget, referendum show differences among District 833 School Board hopefuls
South Washington County Schools' finances and upcoming referendum loom large over the race for three School Board seats — and some candidates...
October 9, 2015 - 2:06pm
September 27, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Things to know about referendum conversations
In November a very important decision is facing our school community. Three funding questions will be on the ballot. As a result, many of us...
September 27, 2015 - 12:56pm
September 22, 2015
Referendum campaigns gear up for election-season fight
A battle is brewing over whether School District 833 deserves more taxpayer money. Advocates say the district needs the cash to fund classroom...
September 22, 2015 - 5:49pm
May 16, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Minnesotans deserve control over our local elections
I frequently hear from Woodbury residents about a variety of issues: education, the environment, transportation, taxes, and more. But there’s...
May 16, 2015 - 12:00am
May 9, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Getting good voting habits started early
Spring is now upon us, and that means it’s time for some spring cleaning. It’s a good habit that many of us practice. Spring is also the...
May 9, 2015 - 12:00am