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Woodbury Days: Without new leadership, there’s possibility annual event could end
R.H. Stafford Library's 2nd annual Maker Fest
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Woodbury Boy Scout leads makeover of thrift shop entrance
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March 25, 2013
Vieth is new executive director at Carpenter Nature Center
The Carpenter Nature Center in Hastings has a new executive director. Jen Vieth was the unanimous choice of the three committees tasked with...
March 25, 2013 - 4:03pm
September 6, 2011
Hastings, Minn., man finds three-foot-long alligator in Mississippi River near Prescott
Derrick Radke and his fiancée were out for a relaxing weekend on the Mississippi River. They had boated to Prescott from Hastings and had pulled...
September 6, 2011 - 9:07am
August 23, 2011
Rescued bald eagle to be release at Carpenter Nature Center on Wednesday
A bald eagle rescued during a snowstorm in March will be released at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Carpenter Nature Center in Hastings. The eagle was injured in what was believed to be a territorial dispute. Three Carpenter Nature Center staff members and volunteers drove to the...
August 23, 2011 - 10:34am
August 15, 2011
Shutdown means Hastings bridge will not be completed by May 2013 as planned
The state government shutdown lasted just three weeks, but its impact will be far greater. On Monday, the project manager for the new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings, Steve Kordosky, said the shutdown will result in a delay of at least six months. The bridge had been scheduled to be...
August 15, 2011 - 4:29pm
July 21, 2011
Search under way for body seen going over Vermillion River waterfall in Hastings
Emergency teams from Hastings are busy scouring the area below the falls of the Vermillion River where a body was seen floating. Teams are searching to recover an adult woman. Witnesses reported seeing the woman enter the river near the park along 21st Street. She was quickly sucked...
July 21, 2011 - 8:15pm
December 14, 2010
No pay raise for County Board; sheriff gets a bump
Washington County commissioners will earn the same salary next year. County Board members voted Tuesday to keep their salary at $52,713 a year. Commissioners Myra Peterson of Cottage Grove, Lisa Weik of Woodbury, Gary Kriesel of Stillwater and Dennis Hegberg of Forest Lake supported...
December 14, 2010 - 4:48pm
November 11, 2010
For new mayor, time to 'listen and learn'
Now the real work begins. That is the approach Mary Giuliani Stephens said she is taking after convincingly winning the Woodbury mayor's seat. Giuliani...
November 11, 2010 - 12:31pm
October 25, 2010
Fewer mandates tops county's legislative wish list
Washington County officials hope this is the time it will happen. The county is preparing its wish list for when state lawmakers return to St. Paul next year, and the item at the top of the list hasn't changed for several years: Either provide more funding for state services that...
October 25, 2010 - 8:40am
September 8, 2010
Former Afton interim administrator accused of abusing city-issued credit card in Albert Lea
Former Afton interim city administrator Jim Norman has found himself in some hot water at his current job as the city manager in Albert Lea....
September 8, 2010 - 10:24am
June 28, 2010
Family's disease research effort off and running
More than $10,000 has been raised for a Woodbury family's new disease research foundation. Pioneering Unique Cures for Kids (PUCK) is wrapping up its first major donation drive, which was part of a Children's Cancer Research Fund 10K race. Lonni Mooreland said Team PUCK raised $10,475...
June 28, 2010 - 12:14pm
Investigation: Child with lighter causes house fire
A recent Woodbury house fire was caused by a child playing with a lighter, fire officials concluded. A boy was playing with a lighter in a garage...
June 28, 2010 - 8:40am
June 11, 2010
Drunken man allegedly kicks out squad car window
A Cottage Grove man was charged with property damage, among other crimes, for allegedly kicking out a back window from a St. Paul Park squad car following alleged drunken attempts to fight people outside a St. Paul Park bar. Dereck S. Zwakman, 33, was charged in Washington County...
crime and courts/News
June 11, 2010 - 3:43pm
March 22, 2010
City, school district awarded
The city of Woodbury and the South Washington County School District learned that working together saves resources - and earns awards. They will be recognized next month for their coordination at Bielenberg Sports Center and East Ridge High School. They are set to receive a local...
March 22, 2010 - 3:56pm
January 28, 2010
Education entrepreneur named top citizen
Nikki Robbins came to Woodbury a little more than 16 years ago, fresh out of college, with a plan - Start a educational-based daycare and develop...
January 28, 2010 - 2:51pm
December 11, 2009
Daily jail bookings for Friday
According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the following people were booked into the Washington County Jail between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday: Sean M. Cone, 19, of Newport, arrested after court on robbery and assault charges. Guly J. De Leon, 21, of Woodbury, arrested...
crime and courts/News
December 11, 2009 - 9:07am