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Sea of gray: Groutfit Day and other spirit themes grow popular at East Ridge
The Gaming Goat offers analog fun
Woodbury faces 3.84 percent tax levy increase in 2017
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Woodbury police receive report of UFO abductions
crime and courts
Football: Woodbury gets second straight win vs. Stillwater
Football: Raptors cap homecoming with win over CDH
A busy year for Woodbury diver Miller
Rydberg calls it a career
Girls Soccer: Woodbury controls play in 2-0 win vs. Park
HealthEast Clinic -- Woodwinds to hold open house Tuesday
Life at the crossroads: ‘Songs for a New World’ examines human response to loss
Residents rally for Big Truck Day
38th annual Afton Art in the Park in pictures
The gift of writing: Local author recognized, donates books
arts and entertainment
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VIEWPOINT: Students demonstrate service-based learning in many ways
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LETTER: Arts education gives students reason to celebrate
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April 29, 2016
Woodbury residents play major role in Bell Museum's next steps
Two Woodbury residents and 3M Co. employees have played major roles in the next big step for a world-class natural history museum in Minnesota....
April 29, 2016 - 12:41am
February 10, 2016
Parent and staff organization awards $11,100 in grants
The East Ridge Parent and Staff Organization, ER PSO, has concluded their 2015-16 grant process and awarded $11,100 to East Ridge High School...
February 10, 2016 - 12:08am
July 30, 2015
Madison’s Place accessible playground nears reality
Dana Millington is so close to reaching her dream of a fully accessible playground for children, she’s already set the date for its construction....
July 30, 2015 - 12:08am
January 21, 2010
Local high school students start Haiti fundraising effort
The earthquake in Haiti has touched a lot of people, and a lot of people are reaching out to the Haitians. Several students at East Ridge High...
January 21, 2010 - 4:29pm
August 28, 2009
4-Hers say program is here to stay
A private foundation kicked in $10,000 to keep the Washington County 4-H program afloat through 2010. Another $22,000 is coming from 4-H member dues. A livestock auction generated $5,000 and the "kiss the cow" contest at the county fair raked in $700. With donations and fundraisers...
August 28, 2009 - 8:33am
May 12, 2009
Golf event benefits Jamaican orphanage
Wayne and Cindy Anderson of Woodbury have once again organized a golf tournament, silent auction, dinner and entertainment fundraising event for the Robin's Nest Children's Home orphanage, Jamaica. Money raised at this years benefit will be used to complete a dormitory project at...
May 12, 2009 - 2:29pm
February 11, 2009
Kiwanis selling flower bulbs
The Kiwanis Club - Woodbury Area is holding a flower bulb fundraising event to support programs for the betterment of youth, scholarships, funds for organizations such as the YMCA, Woodbury High School Key Club and grade school clubs. Kiwanis is selling bulbs through Flower Power...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Stead named 2009 Y Partners chair
The Southeast Area YMCA has announced that Pat Stead will lead YMCA fundraising efforts for the 2009 Y Partners Campaign. Annually, the YMCA raises funds to provide financial assistance to people of all ages who otherwise could not afford YMCA memberships or programs. Y Partners...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 7, 2009
Fine arts center at ERHS put on hold
The curtain has dropped, at least for awhile, on a fine arts center that would be attached to the new East Ridge High School. The delay was caused when fundraising being done by the Arts Connection organization fell short of the project's needed $2.5 million price tag. The group...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
Pixels mean cash for web fundraiser
David Plappert is a salesman of the future. For this 15-year-old student at the Math and Science Academy has already raised $1,200 by selling an unlikely product -- dots. That's pixels, to the more computer-literate among us; but regardless of the vocabulary used, the task facing...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
May 21, 2008
Bailey carnival a fundraising hit
A massive effort by parents, staff and students at Bailey Elementary School saw a grand total of $10,000 raised at the annual carnival. The fundraising event, which took place April 25, was organized by the school's PTA. "We were overwhelmed by everyone's response for our request...
May 21, 2008 - 12:00am
April 30, 2008
Fundraising duo collects for research
A fundraising drive by a pair of elementary students won $449.75 for cancer research. Fifth-grader Grace LaPrairie and sixth-grader Nathan Orf offered cancer information and sold fundraiser products to their fellow students at Royal Oaks Elementary School throughout March. It was...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am
March 19, 2008
Kids take cancer message to students
Weekends during March, fifth-grader Grace LaPrairie isn't to be found out in the snow or watching her favorite movie. Instead, she has been preparing for a busy schedule of manning an information desk promoting cancer awareness at her elementary school. Mondays and Wednesdays throughout...
March 19, 2008 - 12:00am
March 12, 2008
Still in the hunt for $1.3 million
It will take $200,000 a month to do it, but fundraisers are confident that they can bring an arts center to Woodbury. Arts Connection, a non-profit dedicated to raising the profile of the arts in Woodbury, is spearheading the drive to raise $1.3 million by Dec.
March 12, 2008 - 12:00am
February 27, 2008
Fundraising lessons learned
This is a follow-up to my last column about my first fundraising experience for the local Chinese school. In this column I would like to share a few lessons I have learned in the process. I hope my own experience will benefit other people, especially local school PTA volunteers who...
February 27, 2008 - 12:00am