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Q&A with District 622 School Board challenger Richard Bennett
Q&A with District 622 School Board incumbent Theresa Auge'
Legislative election history may mean little this year in MN
Home ice: Olympic gold medalist Yamaguchi visits Cottage Grove Elementary
Woodbury tallies worst, best years for fire loss
crime and courts
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
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
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
Local realtor seeking shoe donations to fight extreme poverty
arts and entertainment
Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
Gary Carlton, 63
Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
VIEWPOINT: Will county leaders someday embrace the historical society?
EDITORIAL: This time for president, none of the above
LETTER: Kent and rest of DFL support the Humpty Dumpty that is MNsure
LETTER: Vote Democratic, not for Fenton the co-sponsor of ‘bathroom bills’
LETTER: Trust Ward to work for common goals with ongoing funding sources
Real Estate Showcase
May 20, 2009
Un-session brings unallotment
May 20, 2009 - 8:19am
May 18, 2009
Lawmakers watch time pass
ST. PAUL - Sen. Rod Skoe sat at his desk in the Senate chamber Sunday evening, watching a Minnesota House debate on his laptop computer. Skoe...
May 18, 2009 - 9:26am
House upholds health, tax vetoes
ST. PAUL - Money talk became emotional Sunday as Minnesota representatives sustained two vetoes -- one that ends a health program for the state's...
May 18, 2009 - 9:18am
May 14, 2009
Lawmakers OK steady school, lower college funding
ST. PAUL - Minnesota lawmakers propose to keep public school funding stable for the next two years and give public colleges and universities...
May 14, 2009 - 8:17am
May 13, 2009
Viewpoint: Time to get real about budget solutions
As the end of the Legislative session approaches, I work in the hope that the House, Senate and Governor will come together and agree to a budget in the best interest of our state. A divide remains to be bridged, and those on both ends of the political and leadership spectrum remain...
May 13, 2009 - 8:56am
City gets left out of mental health hospital picture
A Fargo-based mental health care group that had plans to open a 60-bed in-patient facility for adolescents in Woodbury that stalled last year at the state Legislature, received approval from the House and the Senate over the last week for a scaled-down proposal to allow construction...
May 13, 2009 - 8:21am
May 5, 2009
BRIEFLY: Transportation funding would remains stable
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Senate and House needed little time to approve a $4.3 billion transportation funding compromise. The Monday votes keep transportation just below current spending, and do not cut State Patrol operations. The House approved the measure 103-30; senators followed...
May 5, 2009 - 11:29am
April 29, 2009
Viewpoint: Cuts and reforms are the central focus of our efforts
All three parties to the budget negotiations -- the governor, the Senate and the House -- have included $1.5-$2 billion in revenue sources in their budget solutions. This is because without these revenues, even with the federal stimulus money, if the remaining $4.6 billion hole...
April 29, 2009 - 7:04am
April 28, 2009
Health-care spending plans take shape
Hospitals take a funding hit while most nursing homes are protected. Low-income Minnesotans keep their government-subsidized health insurance...
April 28, 2009 - 8:29am
April 23, 2009
Veterans gain, farmers cut in budget bill
The Minnesota House would give veterans programs more money, but delay or eliminate some agriculture spending. But for some representatives, neither got enough money in a Wednesday 83-49 mostly party-line vote, with Democrats in favor and Republicans opposed. "We are willing to...
April 23, 2009 - 7:45am
April 22, 2009
Paidea open house event
A presentation titled "Preparing Your Child for Success in the 21st Century" will be given Tuesday, April 28 as part of an open house event for the Paidea Child Development Center, 949 Geneva Avenue, Oakdale. Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, parenting book author, and Jenna Ruble literacy coach...
April 22, 2009 - 7:26am
March 18, 2009
H&R Block open house March 22
On March 22, CityWalk H&R Block professionals will host an open house from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. They will talk about taxes and answer questions. The event is free and open to the public. Many people have questions about preparing for the upcoming tax changes, as well as last year's...
March 18, 2009 - 7:19am
March 10, 2009
Kinderberry Hill to host private kindergarten open house
On Thursday, March 12, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Kinderberry Hill in Woodbury will host an open house for its 2009-10 private kindergarten program. Families in attendance may tour the facility, learn about the curriculum and meet the kindergarten teacher, Jill Miller, who has been teaching...
March 10, 2009 - 1:31pm
February 25, 2009
Stepping Stones open house
An open house for Stepping Stones Early Learning Center's 2009 Summer Adventure Camp and next year's private kindergarten will be held Saturday, Feb 28. Hours of the open house are 9:30 a.m. to noon. Stepping Stones Early Learning Center is located at 11253 Eagle View Blvd., Woodbury For...
February 25, 2009 - 1:27pm
January 21, 2009
Ready, Set, Grow! Preschool now accepting registration
Ready, Set, Grow! Preschool in King of Kings Lutheran Chruch is now accepting registration forms through Feb. 11. Forms are available in the school office. A $75 registration fee must accompany the form. Applicants will be notified of their placement on Feb. 12. An open house...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am