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September 25, 2016
Belwin Conservancy unveils new look for education center
Organizers at the Belwin Conservancy in Afton are hoping that a newly built roof will lead to less wintertime slips and falls both for the people...
September 25, 2016 - 12:55pm
August 20, 2016
3M reduces pumping levels at former dump site
3M has decreased the amount of groundwater pumped through barrier wells at a former dump site between Woodbury Drive and Cottage Grove Drive...
August 20, 2016 - 12:07pm
August 5, 2016
Area rivers, lakes make 'polluted' list
Several bodies of water in south Washington County and Woodbury are on the Minnesota 2016 List of Impaired Waters, released by the Minnesota...
August 5, 2016 - 9:00am
July 25, 2016
Afton City Hall goes paperless
To cut down on costs and headaches of retrieving documents, the city of Afton is moving to create a paperless office, which would digitize thousands...
July 25, 2016 - 3:22pm
July 14, 2016
Afton gets approval for wastewater treatment project
Afton's wastewater treatment project is a go. After a tight time crunch to get approval before July 1, the Afton City Council approved a contractor's...
July 14, 2016 - 11:43am
July 8, 2016
Closing the tap
Lush green lawns and waving sprinklers are a common summertime sight in Woodbury. But as state and city officials become more sensitive about...
July 8, 2016 - 4:14pm
July 1, 2016
Afton set to go for wastewater treatment project
Afton’s wastewater treatment project is a go. After a tight time crunch to get approval before July 1, the Afton City Council approved a contractor’s...
July 1, 2016 - 3:57pm
March 13, 2016
Watershed district clears 20 acres of invasive shrubs in Ravine Regional Park
It may have seemed slightly nuts to clear brush in Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park in the middle of February. That's by design, says Andy Schilling, watershed resource specialist at the South Washington Watershed District. The conservation group worked to clear 20 acres of invasive...
March 13, 2016 - 12:44am
March 5, 2016
Free solar subscription means more than $1 million in energy savings for city
The City of Woodbury will see a significant savings in its energy usage, thanks to a pending community solar subscription agreement with a company...
March 5, 2016 - 12:39am
Construction delayed for treatment site in Afton
Afton City Council learned during its Sept. 15 regular meeting that construction of its wastewater treatment site has been delayed until spring. Initially...
October 5, 2015 - 9:42am
June 17, 2015
Wastewater treatment system will be last action by MPCA Citizens Advisory Board
Afton’s proposed wastewater treatment system will be the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens’ Advisory Board’s swan song. Last...
June 17, 2015 - 12:10am
June 11, 2015
Special session ag-environment bill in trouble
ST. PAUL -- Legislation funding agriculture and environmental programs may be in danger during a Friday special legislative session being called to finish writing the Minnesota state budget. Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, D-Cook, late Thursday said he did not know if there will...
June 11, 2015 - 11:52pm
The bills special session will consider
ST. PAUL -- Here is a look at what Minnesota legislators are expected to consider during a special session to finish passing a two-year, $42 billion state budget: Education About $17 billion will be spent for early childhood-through-high school education. While...
June 11, 2015 - 11:48pm
May 16, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Planting for future generations
When he starts kindergarten in two years, the young baby oaks we planted last week will still be shorter than he is. They’ll continue growing slowly, maybe a foot each year, so that they’ll finally be taller than he is by the time he gets his driver’s license, though still too...
May 16, 2015 - 12:00am
April 14, 2015
Prescribed burns taking place at Ojibway Park
Stantec Consulting Inc. has scheduled a prescribed burn in the Ojibway Park area for today, Tuesday, April 14. The purpose of prescribed burning...
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April 14, 2015 - 9:06am