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January 12, 2011
Giuliani Stephens sworn in
The city of Woodbury on Wednesday witnessed the inauguration of its fifth mayor. Mary Giuliani Stephens was sworn into office at Wednesday's...
January 12, 2011 - 8:46pm
McOverhaul: Restaurant plans to rebuild, expand drive-through
Officials at a popular Woodbury fast-food destination are seeking approval to overhaul the restaurant in hopes of boosting drive-through service. The...
January 12, 2011 - 1:51pm
Afton maps out 2011 goals
The Afton City Council is working on setting its goals for this year. During a Jan. 4 City Council work session, council members discussed some of their goals for the coming year.
January 12, 2011 - 9:28am
January 5, 2011
Afton to promote assistant administrator to administrator position
Afton will be getting a new staff head coming into 2011. The Afton City Council came to a consensus at a worksession on Tuesday that assistant...
January 5, 2011 - 10:31am
January 4, 2011
Weik, others sworn into county posts
Washington County Commissioner Lisa Weik and two other commissioners were sworn in during a ceremony Tuesday at the Washington County Government...
January 4, 2011 - 3:06pm
January 3, 2011
Former Woodbury city attorney dies
The city attorney who helped advise the city of Woodbury from its very beginnings through its biggest boom years died Dec. 30 at the age of 69. James...
January 3, 2011 - 4:21pm
December 30, 2010
Afton approves budget, levy
The city budget for 2011 will see a slight decrease, but the property tax levy will see a slight increase. The Afton City Council voted 5-0 Dec. 28 to approve a budget of $1,078,623, a decrease of $4,471, or .04 percent, from the 2010 budget. The 2011 tax levy was approved at $1,560,836,...
December 30, 2010 - 8:27am
December 27, 2010
Peterson honored by Washington County colleagues
Washington County officials honored outgoing county commissioner Myra Peterson Tuesday in a tearful farewell at the final county board meeting of 2010. Peterson's fellow board members approved a resolution of appreciation for Peterson, who has represented Cottage Grove, Newport,...
December 27, 2010 - 12:31pm
December 22, 2010
Hargis reflects on 18-plus year of service to city
Bill Hargis moved to town with his wife Joan almost 39 years ago to the date. Iowa born and raised, the young couple settled in the Woodbury...
December 22, 2010 - 11:20am
December 15, 2010
Conservation conversation continue in Afton
Conservation conversations are back in Afton -- sort of. The Afton Planning Commission discussed the topic of conservation easements with Sarah Strommen, the associate director of the Minnesota Land Trust, during it's meeting on Dec. 6. The topic of conservation easements is nothing...
December 15, 2010 - 10:21am
A 'dog-eat-dog' ordinance debate
The Afton Planning Commission is still in limbo on making any recommendations to proposed amendments to its kennel ordinance even as the resident...
December 15, 2010 - 10:09am
December 14, 2010
City Council approves amendment to stormwater drainage ordinance
Churches, schools and some residence that may have gotten away without being charged for a stormwater utility fee in the past, are finally being brought into the fold. That determination was made clear when Woodbury City Council voted 4-1 at its Dec. 8 meeting to approve an amendment...
December 14, 2010 - 12:11pm
December 13, 2010
Bielenberg dome could re-open this afternoon
The dome field at the Bielenberg Sports Center was closed Sunday as a precautionary measure after the weekend snow storm, city officials said. The dome field was expected to open later Monday once BSC staff finished cleaning the snow in and around the entrances and exits to the structure,...
December 13, 2010 - 10:39am
December 11, 2010
County commissioners hear complaints over budget
Most Washington County taxpayers will see a drop in their taxes paid to the county, officials said during a taxation hearing Thursday in advance of the county board's vote next week on the 2011 operating budget and flat property tax levy. But some of those who won't see a smaller...
December 11, 2010 - 8:31am
Washington County administrator honored for outstanding service
Washington County's longtime administrator was honored this week at a statewide gathering of officials from Minnesota's 87 counties. Jim Schug,...
December 11, 2010 - 7:47am