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PHOTOS: A new horizon in Woodbury
Woodbury boy’s wish sparks backyard flame
Vehicle stolen from garage, suspects arrested
City's $150M savings draw criticism
crime and courts
Woodbury Volleyball: Royals remain unbeaten in SEC play with win over Park
Eyes on the prize: Seth Green is focused on Raptors success amid recruiting hoopla
Raptors ravage Mahtomedi in homecoming romp
East Ridge Cross Country: Raptor boys finish 11th in Lakeville, girls take second
Woodbury Swim and Dive: Royals bested by Cretin in pool
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Creating theater a treat for Afton woman
Woodbury Senior Living gets in on 'Ice Bucket Challenge'
Planting the seed of creativity
Woodbury Days faves: The Dweebs
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Letters to the editor: Council, 53B candidacy
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Letters to the editor
July 15, 2013
Letter to the editor: 'Invisible Crosswinds' worth a fresh look
'Invisible' Crosswinds school worth a fresh look A tireless and committed group of parents began rallying behind Crosswinds Arts & Sciences School almost three years ago when it was threatened with closure by its own special integration district board. Here's what Woodbury and...
opinion / letters
July 15, 2013 - 8:47am
June 22, 2013
Letter to the editor: Afton's trapping proposal would end 'unbearably cruel' practice
Thanks to Amber Kispert-Smith for highlighting the importance of protecting animals from trapping ("An end to trapping in Afton?"; June 12). Animals caught in barbaric leghold traps and snares suffer immensely from their injuries, long periods of distress, and ultimately a sad death....
June 22, 2013 - 7:07am
June 16, 2013
Letter to the editor: Education system should get old-school in forging obedience
As I watched this legislation discuss a "Bullying Bill" I asked myself, "Why would a school need someone to come up with a bill for them on how to control bullying?" When you decide to work in the education profession are you not aware part of childhood has always been bullying each...
June 16, 2013 - 7:56am
June 8, 2013
Letter to the editor: What happened to paying back schools?
Sen. Susan Kent along with other legislators ran on a platform they were going to pay back the school shift. The school shift suddenly was not important to pay back at the end of the session. Besides not paying back the school shift, they added more money to the budget to pay the...
June 8, 2013 - 7:44am
May 27, 2013
Letters to the editor: Praise, criticism surrounds gay marriage support
An open letter to Rep. Andrea Kieffer It was nice to see you had the courage to not follow "party" lines on this debate and to allow all people the freedom to legally marry in a civil ceremony.
May 27, 2013 - 11:55am
May 20, 2013
Letter to the editor: Small businesses stand to take tax hit from lawmakers
Our legislators recently passed tax and spend budget proposals through the House and Senate with the usual "tax the rich" mentality. However they are taxing small businesses like mine that have struggled in the wake of a fragile economy. My business is especially sensitive to a struggling...
May 20, 2013 - 7:45am
May 19, 2013
Letter to the editor: Adequate funding needed for people with disabilities
One of the most important decisions that state senators will make this legislative session is whether to raise revenues and by how much. I know there can be strong opposition to increasing taxes. For moms like me who have children who have significant disabilities, though, it's an...
May 19, 2013 - 7:39am
Letter to the editor: Courage present in Kieffer's vote for gay marriage
I would like to thank Rep. Andrea Kieffer for her vote for marriage equality. I believe that she voted with courage and conscience and that she deserves our congratulations and support. Thank you, Rep. Kieffer. Patty Minehart - Woodbury
May 19, 2013 - 7:33am
May 18, 2013
Letter to the editor: This is enough to make a Minnesotan pull up stakes
As a long-time resident of Minnesota, I would like to voice my concern about the budget proposal that recently passed the House and Senate. The tax package includes new taxes that were intended to target high income Minnesotans, but will actually greatly impact small businesses. Small...
May 18, 2013 - 11:41am
Letter to the editor: Kieffer's vote will be overturned upon second coming
Last week Rep. Andrea Kieffer voted to legalize homosexual marriage for the first time in Minnesota since Constantius II, son of the first Christian Emperor Constantine, outlawed homosexuality in the Western world in AD 342. Her vote may prevail, everywhere except in our district,...
May 18, 2013 - 7:35am
Letter to the editor: Face it: we have a gun problem in America
Bob Stephenson's recent letter defending the National Rifle Association and attacking Carol Turnbull for supporting responsible gun safety stimulated me to take immediate action. I wrote out a check and sent it to Gabby Gifford's new organization, Americans for Responsible Solutions...
May 18, 2013 - 7:19am
May 11, 2013
Letter to the editor: Remember Woodbury's 'other' public school
The Math and Science Academy is much more than championship robotics teams, excellent math scores and opportunities in science, it has recently been recognized by the US News and World Report as a top high school in Minnesota. The May 1 edition of the Woodbury Bulletin recognized...
May 11, 2013 - 8:00am
Letter to the editor:Tax plan would provide needed relief
For the past 10 years, property taxes on Minnesotans have gone up almost 90 percent and are approaching an unsustainable level. Middle class families and small businesses are being hammered by an ever-growing property tax burden. The Senate has passed legislation to provide hundreds...
May 11, 2013 - 8:00am
May 5, 2013
Letter to the Editor: 'Taste' event was deserving of thanks
I'd like to thank the sponsors of the April 22 Taste of South Washington County Schools Extravaganza, Dr. Joel Bexell & Dr. Donna Bexell and Anchor Bank of Woodbury and St. Paul Park. Their sponsorship allowed us to invite area restaurants and food vendors who brought wonderful samples...
May 5, 2013 - 8:00am
May 4, 2013
Letter to the editor: DFL tax plan will hurt more than just the rich
On Wednesday evening, April 24, 2013, while you were tucking your children into bed, Minnesota House Democrats passed a $2.6 billion dollar tax increase. This breaks down to $547 for every Minnesotan, and is the largest tax increase for Minnesota in 30 years. In short, Democrats...
May 4, 2013 - 12:00pm