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Maier a 'Pledge to Graduate' winner
Minnesota roundup: One dead in crash near Moorhead; Crow Wing County votes to not redistribute condoms
Prosecutors: Sex trafficking ring spanned 29 states, reached Cottage Grove and other Twin Cities suburbs
Smoothie sailing: Woodbury Elementary students launch Fuel up to Play 60
crime and courts
Volleyball: Junior college pays off for Woodbury grad
Girls' Soccer: Bunnell gets his shot as head coach
City unveils preliminary vision for Ojibway Park
Adapted Floor Hockey: Thunderbolts finish fourth at state
Boys' Basketball: MSA basketball season ends on a high note
Woodbury Community Expo steps up a notch on food
The Physics Force: No tricks at Woodbury Community Expo
Not that long ago, Woodbury was Podunk
Family affair: As CBOYZ, brothers sing about the plight of orphans
Men in tights: Dancing Dads will perform at Community Expo
arts and entertainment
ORD 1934 CARDINAL CROSS REZONE
ORD 1933 FAIR HAVEN
COMM EAW WB LAKES THEATER
COMM MTG AAP
SOUTHRIDGE UTILITY AND STREET BIDS
Marven M. Rosen, 84
Bernice E. Law, 81
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Charles T. Westling, 85
William E. Richards, 85
VIEWPOINT: Elementary school, neighborhood, YMCA partnering to provide equity at school and home
VIEWPOINT: New report identifies aspects of state tax code that challenge Minnesota's competitiveness
VIEWPOINT: Budget surplus creates opportunity to deliver on Minnesota values
VIEWPOINT: Fiscal restraint; difficult but necessary
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Real Estate Showcase
April 22, 2010
Race to succeed Hargis begins
When Bill Hargis announced he will retire as mayor this year, he had encouraged three people to consider running to replace him. They were Woodbury...
April 22, 2010 - 8:03am
June 10, 2009
Hargis named honorary Relay For Life chair
Bill and Joan Hargis celebrated their 39th wedding anniversary over the weekend. A week from now the couple will mark another anniversary -...
June 10, 2009 - 9:05am
May 18, 2009
Memorial Day program at veterans site
A tradition which dates back more than 150 years continues to bring veterans and families together in Woodbury. The tradition: Paying tribute to deceased war veterans and decorating their graves, also known as Memorial Day. "The members of Woodbury American Legion Post 501 understand...
May 18, 2009 - 9:03am
May 12, 2009
2009 Woodbury Prayer Breakfast deemed successful
The 2009 Woodbury Prayer Breakfast held Tuesday, May 5, "shined as an inspirational and powerful morning for all who attended," said event organizers. The theme "Seeking God's Direction Through Prayer" was established as the foundation of the event and in evidence throughout the...
May 12, 2009 - 12:01pm
May 7, 2009
City awards school, businesses for being 'green'
City awards schools, business for being green "Green is the new black." Mayor Bill Hargis said it best himself Thursday morning at Woodbury's annual Business Town Meeting, where the city handed out Environmental Excellence awards to four businesses and one school. It's the second...
May 7, 2009 - 3:09pm
May 6, 2009
Survey reveals what residents think of their city
It's good news but not new news that Woodbury residents really like their community. The new news in the city's most recently conducted community survey? Residents no longer cite "growth" or the pace of development as a consensus "most serious issue." The city of Woodbury has contracted...
May 6, 2009 - 8:44am
April 15, 2009
Woodbury Prayer Breakfast going green
Like most of the businesses and activities in town, the Woodbury Prayer Breakfast is working to become more environmentally conscious with regard to ticket sales and information processing. All tickets and sponsorships can now be purchased online at www.WoodburyPB.org. In addition,...
April 15, 2009 - 7:42am
March 31, 2009
Shorter noise wall part of I-494 project
The Woodbury City Council voted 3-1 at its meeting last week to approve a Mn-DOT-led I-494 expansion project from Lake Road to I-94. The council's vote includes approval for a staff-recommended shorter version of a noise wall Mn-DOT originally proposed to construct on the southeast...
March 31, 2009 - 11:47am
March 16, 2009
Council says no to roundabout, path for Lake Road project
The people spoke. The Woodbury City Council listened. There will be no roundabout at Woodlane Drive and Lake Road -- for now. Several residents testified in opposition to the roundabout during a public hearing at the Wednesday, March 11 city council meeting where the council ultimately...
March 16, 2009 - 9:41am
March 13, 2009
Former Viking to be prayer breakfast keynote speaker
Organizers of the 2009 Woodbury Prayer Breakfast have announced this year's keynote speaker will be Joe Senser, owner/operator of Joe Senser's Sports Theatres and a former tight-end for the Minnesota Vikings. The morning will be filled with music, readings and testimonials from area...
March 13, 2009 - 8:32am
March 3, 2009
Hargis gets good news from docs
Woodbury Mayor Bill Hargis received some good news from doctors last week. Hargis, who underwent surgery last August to remove a cancerous prostate,...
March 3, 2009 - 12:53pm
February 25, 2009
Woodbury Staples store now open
Woodbury's new Staples store at Woodbury Marketplace, 9885 Hudson Place, officially opened earlier this week. Staples, Inc. celebrated the opening...
February 25, 2009 - 1:19pm
February 18, 2009
Staples to celebrate opening of first Woodbury store
Staples, Inc. will celebrate the opening of its first store in Woodbury with a $15,000 grant from Staples Foundation for Learning to the PACER Center on Feb. 23 at noon. Staples General Manager Lynn Sandbeck will join Woodbury Mayor Bill Hargis and Chief Operating and Development...
February 18, 2009 - 10:25am
December 30, 2008
2008: A Year in Review
The new year is upon us. But before the calendar is flipped to 2009, let's remember 2008 for what it was.
December 30, 2008 - 2:30pm
December 17, 2008
City council OKs 2009 budget
The coming new year and new budget for Woodbury will be one of attempting to do more with slightly less. The Woodbury City Council voted Dec. 10 to approve a budget that will see expenditures decrease by 2.1 percent from 2008. But what does the now adopted $60.4 million total budget...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am