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Boys Soccer: Raptors’ winning streak grows to six games
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Residents rally for Big Truck Day
38th annual Afton Art in the Park in pictures
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Belwin Conservancy unveils new look for education center
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December 9, 2010
Woodbury mayor tapped for key post on Met Council Transportation Board
The Metropolitan Council has appointed Woodbury Mayor Bill Hargis to chair the Transportation Advisory Board (TAB). Hargis has been serving...
December 9, 2010 - 9:59am
City Council approves 2.45-percent levy increase, $61.47 million budget for 2011
The Woodbury City Council voted Dec. 8 to approve a 2.45-percent levy increase and a $61.47 million operating budget for 2011. The final adoption of the levy and budget comes after the council approved a preliminary levy increase of 2.6 percent in September. But because the city...
December 9, 2010 - 8:26am
December 8, 2010
'BEYOND THE BEAT' blog: Hizzoner's last gavel
Woodbury's long-tenured mayor will preside over his last City Council meeting tonight. Will Bill Hargis's last banging of the gavel to call the meeting to order be an emotional one? Read about it at Beyond the Beat the blog for the staff of the Woodbury Bulletin.
December 8, 2010 - 3:54pm
December 7, 2010
City Council set to approve levy, budget Dec. 8
No major surprises have come forth when it comes to the Woodbury City Council scheduled Dec. 8 approval of the final levy and budget for 2011. But the city did find a very slight decrease in the levy In September the council approved a preliminary levy increase of 2.6 percent for...
December 7, 2010 - 12:06pm
Residents feeling the heat of winter parking regulations
When does winter truly begin? The astronomical calendar says Dec. 21, but is it the first significant snowfall? Or maybe it's as soon as Nov....
December 7, 2010 - 6:44am
December 6, 2010
Recount goes smoothly in Washington County
Recent experience and new state laws helped make for a mostly smooth governor's race recount in Washington County. Election workers last week finished hand counting the county's 103,725 ballots, re-tallying votes for Democrat Mark Dayton and Republican Tom Emmer. The process took...
December 6, 2010 - 1:21pm
December 4, 2010
'Get to Know Woodbury' event coming to Central Park Dec. 9
The city of Woodbury's Housing and Redevelopment Authority is putting on its third annual "Get to Know Woodbury" realtor forum the Thursday, Dec. 9 at Central Park in Woodbury. The event, which begins 8 a.m.
December 4, 2010 - 7:09am
November 30, 2010
For most, a drop in county taxes
Three-quarters of Washington County property taxpayers will see a smaller county tax bill in 2011, county officials estimate. A flat property tax levy and, for many of those assessed, falling property values mean most taxpayers in Washington County will see a smaller bill if County...
November 30, 2010 - 8:48am
November 24, 2010
Afton City Council approves amended wind energy ordinance
Wind turbine discussions in Afton have finally started to die down. The City Council approved an amended wind energy ordinance at its Nov. 16 meeting. "We've tweaked and caught all of the little problems that were in it before," Planning Commission chair Barb Ronningen said. The...
November 24, 2010 - 9:37am
November 19, 2010
Hargis gives his final 'State of the City' address
With the countdown to the end of his last month in office underway, the retiring Woodbury Mayor Bill Hargis gave his final "State of the City"...
November 19, 2010 - 3:22pm
Some residents still upset over Afton animal control ordinance
The topic of cats in Afton came clawing back in last week during the Nov. 16 Afton City Council meeting. Afton resident Danielle Gathje came to the City Council to request the city waive a $121 impound fee she was charged to pick up her cat at the Hillcrest Animal Hospital. Gathje...
November 19, 2010 - 10:51am
November 18, 2010
Ridgestone second addition gets council nod
The Woodbury City Council voted 5-0 Nov. 10 to approve a preliminary plat for the second addition to the Ridgestone development, which would bring 84 single-family lots to the 26-acre plot just south of Bailey Road and east of Cottage Grove Drive. Some residents in the adjacent neighborhood...
November 18, 2010 - 12:41pm
City Council runner-up issues two requests
Although Mark Wackerfuss came within just less than 200 votes on Election Day from earning a seat on the City Council, the former candidate shared his would-be agenda items with council members during their Nov. 10 meeting. Wackerfuss used time allotted during an open forum at the...
November 18, 2010 - 12:39pm
November 16, 2010
County responding to Emmer election data requests
Washington County's top election official said it could take at least another week or longer to turn over all election documents sought by the Minnesota Republican Party and governor candidate Tom Emmer. The Emmer campaign has requested documents related to Election Day polling place...
November 16, 2010 - 4:45pm
Planning officials conduct more conservation conversations
Afton City Council members appear to have reached a consensus on a proposed conservation design ordinance. The City Council discussed the ordinance last month. The idea of adopting a conservation design ordinance developed out of the city's 2008 Comprehensive Plan. The city...
November 16, 2010 - 12:14pm