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Woodbury drinking water OK, city says
Charges: Woman has drugs in purse during 96 mph rush-hour traffic stop
Minnesota hands out $25 million to launch pre-kindergarten programs
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State's top skaters compete in Woodbury
Girls soccer: Raptors knock off No. 9 Eastview
Girls tennis: Woodbury loses to state champs in first match
Girls tennis: East Ridge beats Henry Sibley 6-1
East Ridge bowling club to hold info session at Pinz
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January 22, 2010
Army vet, WHS school resource officer, returns to work
After spending nearly a year helping train military medics at an Army base in Wisconsin, Jeff Zerwas found himself wearing fatigues again last...
January 22, 2010 - 8:21am
January 5, 2010
Governor, Guard recognize Woodbury as a 'Yellow Ribbon' city
The city of Woodbury was among about a dozen other local governments, churches and businesses to receive official "Yellow Ribbon" proclamations...
January 5, 2010 - 4:16pm
October 14, 2009
County first with 'Yellow Ribbon' designation
Washington County is Minnesota's first county to receive "Yellow Ribbon" status from the National Guard, recognizing its efforts to assist deployed soldiers' families. Guard officials announced the designation Tuesday, said Washington County Commissioner Gary Kriesel, who has been...
October 14, 2009 - 9:11am
September 28, 2009
City's 'Yellow Ribbon' campaign kickoff tonight
Woodbury's campaign to become a "Yellow Ribbon City" and assist the families of soldiers serving overseas begins tonight. A kickoff event is planned for 7 p.m. at East Ridge High School. The public is invited. The "Yellow Ribbon" is a designation given cities with an established...
September 28, 2009 - 1:05pm
August 5, 2009
Kachel graduates Air Force basic
Air Force Airman Jeremiah G. Kachel graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The intensive, eight-week...
August 5, 2009 - 8:52am
July 29, 2009
Food stand sales will benefit military
A fundraiser benefiting overseas military troops will be held at Von Hanson's Meats, 9040 Inwood Avenue S., Cottage Grove, Friday, July 31, 4 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 2, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. "A Touch of Home" (ATOH) will be selling hot dogs, $1.50;...
July 29, 2009 - 8:42am
Carlos Wilcox: Fallen soldier put to rest
Hundreds squeezed into Light the Way Church in Cottage Grove Friday for the funeral of Carlos Wilcox IV, a Minnesota National Guard soldier who...
July 29, 2009 - 7:53am
June 19, 2009
Families of deployed troops will receive free annual vehicle permit for county parks
Spouses of deployed military personnel are invited to receive a free annual vehicle pass that will allow them and their families to use Washington County parks for free between July 1, 2009, and June 30, 2010. Washington County is the first county in the state to offer this form...
June 19, 2009 - 10:40am
May 25, 2009
Holiday services held at veterans memorial site
As American communities large and small paused to honor the nation's fallen military heroes on Memorial Day, so did Woodbury. A Memorial Day...
May 25, 2009 - 1:56pm
April 22, 2009
Helping to make a 'yellow ribbon' network
An effort sweeping across the county to help provide a support network for military families is getting some help from leaders in Woodbury. On April 22, the Woodbury City Council is likely to authorize a resolution of support for the Yellow Ribbon Network of Washington County. Woodbury...
April 22, 2009 - 8:54am
July 16, 2008
Radio Drive project delayed
The Radio Drive closure at Hargis Parkway for utility extensions is now set to begin July 21. This is due to a delay in Xcel Energy relocating overhead power poles in the area of the crossing. The advance signage reflects the change in date. The overall closure duration will remain...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
June 4, 2008
A lifetime of service
Jeff Seeber enlisted in the U.S. Navy when he was 18 years old. As a Fleet Marine Force Corpsman, his job was to provide medical aid for marines. That was nearly 40 years ago.
June 4, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
Viewpoint: Greatest generation created a lasting legacy
Thursday, May 8 was the 63rd anniversary of Victory in Europe or V-E Day, when World War II Allies formally accepted the unconditional surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany. While combat operations would continue until the surrender of Japan later in 1945, V-E Day is often...
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am
April 9, 2008
Bill allows easier voting for military personnel
Representatives voted 129-0 to make it easier for military personnel and others overseas to cast Minnesota ballots. Among other things, the bill allows those overseas to request to cast votes electronically. The bill, similar to one senators earlier passed, would apply to many people...
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am
March 13, 2008
Globe University awards military scholarships
Globe University/ Minnesota School of Business (GU/MSB), a 130-year-old career-focused institution, has announced it has awarded more than 200 military scholarships to returning veterans within the last six months through its Military Advantage Scholarship program. The scholarship...
March 13, 2008 - 12:00am