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Bond sale saves $5 million
Police report: Homecoming bullying, missing children, unknown reason for a car to roll
The hard truth: Students hear grim stories from recovering addicts
Afton approves cluster mailboxes following mail security concerns
Sheriff department's opioid overdose training sees some success in early stages
crime and courts
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
Cross Country: Woodbury’s Romain wins Suburban East title
Woodbury approves co-op girls hockey team
Woodbury Days: Without new leadership, there’s possibility annual event could end
R.H. Stafford Library's 2nd annual Maker Fest
Apples, pumpkins and animals
Woodbury Boy Scout leads makeover of thrift shop entrance
Crossroads Church considers Hastings campus
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Gary Carlton, 63
Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
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The gift of writing: Local author recognized, donates books
Cottage Grove Andy Hatch has been writing for 30 of his 43 years in Cottage Grove. Though many people know him as "coach" from his 29 years as...
Life/arts and entertainment
September 26, 2016 - 8:05am
September 5, 2016
Lunch with a pastor and chaplain
The Revs. Stan Mader and Basil Owen met through a mutual friend—Owen's wife, Sue. They watched the 2002 Major League Baseball All-Star...
September 5, 2016 - 12:29pm
April 9, 2016
Stations of the Cross come to life at St. Ambrose of Woodbury
Fourteen icons depicting the events of Jesus' last day—from condemnation to being laid in a tomb—are hung in Catholic church sanctuaries...
April 9, 2016 - 12:41am
February 11, 2016
St. Ambrose of Woodbury Catholic School donates to resource center
Students and faculty at St. Ambrose of Woodbury Catholic School raised slightly more than $3,000 for the Woodbury Life Resource Center during...
February 11, 2016 - 12:42am
February 5, 2016
Men’s club contributes $175,000 to church causes
A group of local Catholics have raised more than $175,000 since they formed a club at a young church in Woodbury. St. Ambrose Catholic Community...
February 5, 2016 - 5:13pm
February 3, 2016
Fat Tuesday ends with pancake dinner
King of Kings Lutheran Church is hosting its annual Fat Tuesday pancake dinner from 5-6:30 p.m. Feb. 9. The dinner celebrates a day of feasting before the fasting season of Lent begins, and will include regular and chocolate chip pancakes, scrambled eggs, and sausage. Bring the...
February 3, 2016 - 12:10am
January 23, 2016
Parent speaker series on tackling teen stress, anxiety is scheduled
Kay Schwebach, a youth and family therapist with the Youth Service Bureau, will discuss ways for parents to deal with stress and anxiety in teens and preteens, from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 1583 Radio Drive in Woodbury. The presentation is part...
January 23, 2016 - 5:18pm
January 5, 2016
Open heart, open wide: After years of care missions abroad, Afton dentist knows the drill
For dentist Kate McGinn, the office can be a littler further than the drive from her home in Afton to her practice at Metro Dentalcare in Cottage...
January 5, 2016 - 12:46am
December 24, 2015
King of Kings Lutheran Church’s Christmas Palooza draws 500 volunteers
The sanctuary at King of Kings Lutheran Church buzzed with energy Dec. 13, as more than 500 volunteers gathered for the church’s first-ever...
December 24, 2015 - 12:20am
December 18, 2015
Church hosts family archery Christmas party
Zion Lutheran is holding an archery Christmas party for families at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, at Crossroads Commerce Center, 680 Commerce Drive, Suite 120, Woodbury. Activities will include introduction to archery and related games, cider and cookies. Admission is $10 per famil...
December 18, 2015 - 12:15am
December 10, 2015
Christian Cupboard releases inaugural holiday ornament
The Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf not only adds all the fixings to a holiday meal for those in need. Now it is hoping to add the...
December 10, 2015 - 10:54am
November 30, 2015
Alternative Christmas sale set at Trinity Presbyterian
Trinity Presbyterian Church is holding alternative Christmas sales from 11 a.m. to noon Sundays, Dec. 6 and 13, at the church, 2125 Tower Drive, Woodbury. Everyone is invited to shop for Equal Exchange Fair Trade Products and food items from the Women’s Bean Project. Proceeds will...
November 30, 2015 - 12:20am
November 24, 2015
King of Kings hosts holiday boutique
King of Kings Lutheran Church will hold its eighth-annual holiday boutique from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the church, 1583 Radio Drive, Woodbury. More than 60 vendors will offer products including custom-made jewelry, doll clothing, home décor items, clothing and accessories,...
November 24, 2015 - 12:06am
November 18, 2015
Woodbury Lutheran collects for Operation Christmas Child
Families at Woodbury Lutheran Church are filling shoeboxes with toys, school supplies and hygiene items to be sent to needy kids around the world as part of Operation Christmas Child, a program coordinated by Samaritan’s Purse. Woodbury-area residents are invited to drop off filled...
November 18, 2015 - 12:04pm
‘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