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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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March 6, 2016
Major donors could help endowment sustain K-9 program forever
Pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters added up as the Koins for K-9s campaign raised $2,000 in its inaugural effort to support Woodbury Public...
News/crime and courts
March 6, 2016 - 12:56am
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
March 1, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Washington County prepares to serve population as it ages
It is natural for individuals to age – it is not natural for entire populations to age. Understanding the difference and preparing the community...
March 1, 2016 - 12:49am
February 26, 2016
In Afton, new liquor license requirements include 50-50 sales
Sitting outside by the river with a drink is a pastime enjoyed by many in Afton. And now there might be more options. Afton City Council updated...
February 26, 2016 - 12:22am
February 24, 2016
Fenton announces re-election campaign
Kelly Fenton, R-Woodbury, has announced her plan to run for re-election for state representative in 2016. She was first elected in 2014 and...
February 24, 2016 - 2:35pm
February 16, 2016
On March 1, Republicans caucus at East Ridge High School; check-in begins at 6:15 p.m.
Senate District 53 Republicans' precinct caucus will be held at East Ridge High School Gym in Woodbury (use the event or easternmost entrance...
February 16, 2016 - 1:45pm
DFL precinct caucuses take place March 1 at WHS; check-in begins at 6 p.m.
Senate District 53 DFL will hold precinct caucuses on Tuesday, March 1, at Woodbury High School, 2665 Woodlane Drive. Sign-in begins at 6 p.m....
February 16, 2016 - 1:45pm
February 14, 2016
Is Avonlea's wedding back on in Afton?
Once again Afton residents Tom and Clare Hoelderle are hoping to find the perfect marriage between themselves, their proposed commercial wedding...
February 14, 2016 - 12:44am
February 10, 2016
Board adopts electronic bidding process
The bidding climate just got a little bit more interesting for Washington County projects. At the Jan. 26 meeting, the Washington County Board...
February 10, 2016 - 12:02am
February 9, 2016
Met Council awards grants to Washington County parks projects
The Metropolitan Council has awarded nearly $850,000 in grants to benefit Washington County parks projects that will be constructed in 2016. Two...
February 9, 2016 - 12:01am
February 7, 2016
Fenton joins committee addressing child care shortage, high costs in Minnesota
Minnesota House of Representatives Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, announced last month the formation of a Select Committee on Affordable Child Care. State Rep. Kelly Fenton, R-Woodbury, was named to the select committee which will partner with providers and parents to facilitate solutions...
February 7, 2016 - 12:36pm
Gateway, Red Rock corridor funding tops county’s legislative agenda for 2016
To no real surprise, Washington County would really like to see the Minnesota Legislature come through with $4 million for the Gateway Corridor...
February 7, 2016 - 12:56am
February 6, 2016
County agrees to conduct elections for Landfall in 2016
Washington County will conduct elections in the City of Landfall in 2016, after the County Board approved an agreement with the city Jan. 19. The...
February 6, 2016 - 12:00am
February 4, 2016
Local option sales tax may be explored for future city funding
The City of Woodbury is exploring the idea of local option sales tax to relieve residents of some of the city’s tax burden. But pursuing that...
February 4, 2016 - 12:55am
February 3, 2016
Final eastern section of Gold Line will be rerouted
Woodbury may have a longer section of the Gateway Corridor bus rapid transit project’s eventual route, thanks to a decision earlier this month...
February 3, 2016 - 12:51am