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Waste matters: County addresses gaps in yard waste disposal
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
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
arts and entertainment
Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
Gary Carlton, 63
Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
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February 6, 2011
UPDATE: Sunday's house fire under investigation
A vacant Woodbury home was completely destroyed by fire Sunday night. The fire, reported by a neighbor at 9:26 p.m., engulfed a residence at...
February 6, 2011 - 10:41pm
February 1, 2010
Driver, passenger escape burning vehicle after striking mattress
Two women escaped an automobile fire without injuries Sunday evening after the Sport Utility Vehicle they were in struck a mattress on I-494. The...
February 1, 2010 - 11:40am
November 9, 2009
House fire causes 'extensive damage'
A blaze Saturday evening left a Wedgewood home with extensive fire and smoke damage, a Woodbury fire official said. The Woodbury Fire Department...
November 9, 2009 - 10:35am
September 11, 2009
Local police to attend slain officer's funeral
Nearly half of Woodbury's police force will attend the funeral service today for slain North St. Paul cop Richard Crittenden. Crittenden was responding to a domestic call Monday morning when he was fatally shot with his own gun during a physical struggle with a man in an apartment....
September 11, 2009 - 8:26am
July 27, 2009
Two homes damaged in separate lightning strikes
A lightning strike and subsequent house fire left a Woodbury family unharmed but displaced last week. On Tuesday, July 22, Woodbury police and...
July 27, 2009 - 8:13am
June 1, 2009
Recreational fire guidelines for Woodbury announced
As of June 1, Woodbury residents no longer need to acquire burning permits for recreational fires. However, property owners are expected to follow the guidelines outlined below for their safety, the safety of others, and to help protect the environment. Recreational fires are allowed...
June 1, 2009 - 2:43pm
May 27, 2009
City looking into public safety building expansion
The city of Woodbury is exploring the idea of an expansion to its public safety department building on the southwest corner of Radio Drive and...
May 27, 2009 - 9:00am
April 1, 2009
Former Woodbury firefighter is Minnesota fire marshal
Imagine taking over the state office responsible for managing emergencies, the day after one of the biggest emergencies in the history of the...
April 1, 2009 - 7:58am
March 27, 2009
Local firefighters sent to Fargo/Moorehead to aid in flood evacuations
The Woodbury Public Safety Department has sent three fire fighters to assist other agencies in evacuating residents from their homes in the greater Fargo-Moorehead area, which has been dealing with anticipated record-flood levels since earlier this week. Three Woodbury officials...
March 27, 2009 - 1:30pm
December 12, 2008
St. Croix Storage warehouse destroyed in blaze
Firefighters from more than 25 departments from western Wisconsin and Minnesota worked through the night to contain a blaze at a North Hudson...
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Ham Lake fire indictment does little to appease victims
Even if the Gunflint Trail community knows who started the Ham Lake wildfire on that windy morning in May 2007, it's not going to turn ashes...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Woodbury fire stations welcome visitors to open houses
Visitors young and old can get an up-close look at fire trucks while talking with firefighters about the job they do at the annual Fire Prevention Week open house events Saturday, Oct. 11 from noon to 3 p.m. at all four fire stations in Woodbury. Children and adults alike can try...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
Part-time firefighters needed at Afton Road station
The city of Woodbury is looking for interested individuals to serve as paid-on-call firefighters for the Afton Road Fire Station, 6301 Upper Afton Road. An open house will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Afton Road station to recruit new part-time staff. Individuals...
September 23, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
Public safety dept. sponsoring fire extinguisher training
The Woodbury Public Safety Board is sponsoring fire extinguisher training at the fire station located at 1275 Woodbury Drive, the corner of Woodbury Drive and Fox Run Road, on Saturday, Oct. 11 from noon to 3 p.m. This event will coincide with the open house held for "Fire Prevention...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am
Explosive noise from Cogentrix fire traveled far
Raw natural gas ignited Thursday night in a steam generator at Cogentrix energy plant in Cottage Grove, causing residents as far away as Woodbury to hear and feel the loud "boom." The noise came at about 10 p.m., police said. No one was injured in the incident, which occurred in...
July 11, 2008 - 11:41am