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New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
Sheriff's deputy recovers marijuana, meth during traffic stop
Alleged car thief gets nabbed on his first try
Police report: Bobcat at the beach, roaches in a tin, and a possible protest
100 mph chase through Woodbury brings Somerset man to Minnesota courts
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Swimming and diving: Raptors lead conference relays
New Life Academy girls soccer: Eagles drop opener to Visitation
New Life Academy tennis: Eagles fare well in tournaments
East Ridge tennis: Raptors lose to Eagan, dominate Henry Sibley
East Ridge volleyball: Raptors adjust to high-tempo opponent in season-opening 3-1
Valued council members bid adieu to Woodbury Days
Area 4-H members win at Washington County Fair
Dogs and ducks: Kids learn life lessons in theater camp
What to do at Woodbury Days
Hope Glen Farm unveils treehouse suite
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Bank of America vs Bright
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VIEWPOINT: East metro deserves 100-year plan for transportation
VIEWPOINT: Our students are the focus of all we do
LETTER: I enjoyed teaching 29 years of driver's ed
LETTER: Employers are looking to hire people with hands-on experience
VIEWPOINT: Woodbury Days provides inspiration for appreciation
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August 27, 2016
Fire destroys Woodbury snowplow
An unexpected fire started in one of the city's plow and paving dump trucks. The Woodbury City Council approved up to $243,763 to replace the...
News/crime and courts
August 27, 2016 - 12:05pm
August 24, 2016
Police report: Immigration arrest, stolen tools, friends with alcohol
Note: This is a sample of recent incidents involving the Woodbury police. All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. • Injuries...
News/crime and courts
August 24, 2016 - 5:06am
August 20, 2016
VIEWPOINT: How to stay on course when supporting charitable athletic events
Charitable athletic events — like walkathons, races and mud runs — may allow donors to both help a good cause and have the gratification...
August 20, 2016 - 6:00pm
August 12, 2016
LETTER: First tentative contract agreement was not fair
First tentative contract agreement was not fair I am writing in response to the Viewpoint placed on the South Washington County School District...
August 12, 2016 - 7:48pm
Local Guns & Hoses event benefits Fallen Officers of Minnesota
During this decade, approximately 185 law enforcement officers across America fall every year in the line of duty leaving those they held dearest to their hearts behind to pick up the pieces. Though a piece of their life will always be missed, Concerns Of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.)...
August 12, 2016 - 12:01pm
August 7, 2016
In Afton, delinquent taxes were higher than normal
The City of Afton saw one of the highest dollar amount of delinquent taxes last year. In 2015, the city saw $21,387 in taxes go unpaid, but during...
August 7, 2016 - 9:37am
July 25, 2016
District, teachers head to mediation
South Washington County Schools and its teachers union head to mediation next week, but a new contract is not expected to be settled before...
July 25, 2016 - 5:12am
July 14, 2016
Afton gets approval for wastewater treatment project
Afton's wastewater treatment project is a go. After a tight time crunch to get approval before July 1, the Afton City Council approved a contractor's...
July 14, 2016 - 11:43am
July 5, 2016
District, office staff union reach agreement
School District 833 has agreed on a new contract with its district office support specialists. The union of roughly 20 employees will receive...
July 5, 2016 - 7:41am
July 4, 2016
LETTER: Keeping employee contracts current is ultimately superintendent and school board's responsibility
Keeping employee contracts current is ultimately superintendent's responsibility Thank you, District 833 School Board Chairman Ron Kath, for...
July 4, 2016 - 7:06pm
LETTER: Retired military pension state tax exemption welcomed
I want to thank the Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton for recently passing the exemption from state tax on military pensions. Indeed,...
July 4, 2016 - 12:08pm
June 30, 2016
Time is ticking on Afton sewer project
Time is ticking down for the city of Afton to move ahead on its sewer plan or it might lose out on state grants to help fund the project. The...
June 30, 2016 - 7:37pm
June 29, 2016
District 833 budgets approved
School District 833's final budget for 2015-16 has been approved. South Washington County School Board members passed that budget and a preliminary...
June 29, 2016 - 1:44pm
June 24, 2016
By 2017-18, superintendent's salary will increase to more than $199,000
The South Washington County School Board has approved future raises for Superintendent Keith Jacobus, a move that drew criticism for its timing...
June 24, 2016 - 1:40pm
June 23, 2016
LETTER: Don't vote on superintendent's salary tonight
On the District 833 School Board agenda tonight, action item No. 10.4 is a request for salary increase for Superintendent Keith Jacobus. By placing...
June 23, 2016 - 11:39am