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County taps transportation kitty
Woodbury City Council candidates answer questions on Gold Line, aquifers, pollinators
Minnesota roundup: Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake; Woman who didn't trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home theft
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
UPDATE: Freeway crash involved Hudson motorist, semi, third vehicle
crime and courts
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Cross Country: Woodbury runners Holiday, Romain are headed to state
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Family fall festival at King of Kings
Zywiec's 'Haunting Experience'
Harbor Church: Harvest Fest party Oct. 31
Paranormal investigators explain ghost hunting
'The Good Pig' author makes appearance at Woodbury library
arts and entertainment
Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
Gary Carlton, 63
Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
LETTER: County Board supports preservation of our history
LETTER: I will listen to residents ideas about transportation
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LETTER: Vote for bipartisan DFLer Schoen, rather than Tea Party’s Holmstadt
LETTER: Isn’t it time to move forward? Gillespie is my choice for House
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February 6, 2016
County agrees to conduct elections for Landfall in 2016
Washington County will conduct elections in the City of Landfall in 2016, after the County Board approved an agreement with the city Jan. 19. The...
February 6, 2016 - 12:00am
February 5, 2016
Taxpayers save $19.7M on referendum bonds
The recent referendum's impact on taxpayers will be $19.7 million less than expected after South Washington County Schools sold bonds at an interest...
February 5, 2016 - 11:24am
January 31, 2016
A District 833 win, but by what margin?
The legal fight has ended over School District 833’s $96 million bond, but there is a lingering question about the victory margin: Was it five...
January 31, 2016 - 12:47pm
January 27, 2016
Who was behind disappearance of Lutz's campaign signs? Juveniles
It took time, savvy, and dedication, but Molly Lutz found out who had been taking her campaign signs. The assists go to Woodbury Public Safety...
January 27, 2016 - 7:00am
January 8, 2016
Downtown Afton revitalization will begin in 2016
It will be a busy construction season for Afton in 2016. Afton’s many downtown improvement projects will come to a head in the spring when...
January 8, 2016 - 12:54am
January 5, 2016
A 2016 forecast for local schools
This year will be a year of change for local schools. While District 622 heads back to the drawing board after a failed referendum and District...
January 5, 2016 - 11:42am
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