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UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
Minn. roundup: Franken rules out White House bid in 2020; Pearl Harbor victim has remains returned home
Woodbury eyes Pioneer Drive project amid pedestrian safety concerns
Minn. roundup: Heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths; Crystal police say they shot armed man on disc golf course
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Baseball: Royals slip past Roseville in section opener
Vaulting forward: East Ridge sophomore reaches new heights
Boys' Tennis: Raptors are headed back to state
Boys' Golf: Park gets highest SEC finish in years
Gardener needed: Woodbury Heritage Society seeks volunteers to maintain Heritage House gardens
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Remembering those who served: Memorial Day ceremony will include Civil War re-enactment
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Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Letters: Voting franchise is a precious right; voting claims should be backed with proof
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
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November 18, 2015
‘Starfish Throwers’ movie on hunger to be shown at Resurrection
The 2014 documentary, “The Starfish Throwers,” will be shown at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 9925 Bailey Road, Woodbury. The film highlights the work of retired teacher Allan Law as he feeds the hungry on the streets of Minneapolis through the...
November 18, 2015 - 8:03am
November 17, 2015
Christian Cupboard will distribute Thanksgiving baskets
The Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf in Woodbury will distribute fresh vegetables and fruits and chicken for Thanksgiving meals to more than 500 pre-registered families from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 21. “We are continuing our emphasis on improving the nutritional value...
November 17, 2015 - 5:00pm
November 15, 2015
Fundraiser helps kids attend Woodbury Lutheran Preschool via scholarships
The Woodbury Lutheran Preschool Christmas Boutique marks its 20th year in 2015. The boutique has helped to raise thousands of dollars to help...
November 15, 2015 - 12:46am
November 12, 2015
Safe Families Minnesota gala takes place Nov. 13
Each year, state welfare emergency hotlines nationwide receive more than 5 million calls reporting suspected child abuse or neglect. Of those, just 1 million meet the criteria for intervention. What happens to those other 4 million families in need of help? Safe Families for Children...
November 12, 2015 - 8:11am
October 25, 2015
Christ Episcopal Church offers salad lunch, country store
Christ Episcopal Church in Woodbury is holding its annual salad luncheon and country store Saturday, Oct. 31, at the church, 7305 Afton Road, at the corner of Queens Drive and Afton Road. The lunch is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The country store—filled with homemade items...
October 25, 2015 - 12:00pm
Founder of Tanzanian school speaks at fundraiser in Woodbury
Mama Tesha, the founder of St. Margaret’s Academy in Arusha, Tanzania, will be the guest speaker at a free dessert benefit from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, at King of Kings Lutheran Church in Woodbury. The event, “Building Educational Dreams,” is sponsored by the Friends of...
October 25, 2015 - 9:24am
October 24, 2015
St. Ambrose students, families, staff walk for recognition
Students, parents, staff and teachers at St. Ambrose of Woodbury Catholic School collected pledges and participated in a walk-a-thon on the school...
October 24, 2015 - 3:00am
October 11, 2015
Afton Apple: Preschoolers' perfect pick
Little ones from Woodbury Lutheran Church enjoyed a pretty sweet afternoon last week. Preschoolers, and their parents, took a field trip to...
Life/arts and entertainment
October 11, 2015 - 12:39am
October 9, 2015
90 years of turkey dinners
With lots of food, friendship and fellowship all around, it’s no wonder that Woodbury Peaceful Grove United Methodist Church has been holding...
October 9, 2015 - 7:52am
October 7, 2015
This weekend’s Feed My Starving Children event aims to feed 4 million
Bielenberg Sports Center is going to be a pretty busy place this weekend, but that’s not necessarily due to any sporting event. Instead,...
October 7, 2015 - 12:59am
June 21, 2015
Pastor retires after 37 years in active ministry
The Rev. Gary Hanson, 65, is retiring this month after serving as pastor at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Woodbury since 2000 as the church’s third called minister. Born and raised in Minneapolis, his first full-time call was as associate pastor at Christ Presbyterian Church...
June 21, 2015 - 5:54pm
May 8, 2015
Prayer breakfast: A faithful morning
The Woodbury community came together to pray Tuesday morning. The Woodbury Area Prayer Breakfast was held April 5 at the Prom Center in Oakdale....
May 8, 2015 - 12:19pm
April 25, 2015
King of Kings triples food donations
During March, the congregation at King of Kings Lutheran Church in Woodbury held a food drive for the Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf....
April 25, 2015 - 6:15am
April 3, 2015
River Valley Church hosts grand opening on Easter
River Valley Church is pleased to announce the grand opening of its Woodbury Campus, Sunday, April 5. The campus is located at East Ridge High...
April 3, 2015 - 1:50pm
March 10, 2015
Lent perfect time to evaluate relationship with God
Lent is a great time of year to re-evaluate our relationship with God. In our Christian tradition, the practices of intentional prayer, fasting and almsgiving help us unite ourselves with the mystery of Jesus' forty days in the desert, to recognize our need for God (Matthew 4:1-11). Like...
March 10, 2015 - 12:10am