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Man allegedly stole $4,400 of iPhones at Woodbury Walmart
District 833 proposes flat levy
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Debt refinance could save $4 million
Residence Inn opens Friday in Woodbury
crime and courts
Football: Raptors win third straight over Stillwater
Football: New Life Academy falls short in upset bid
Football: Woodbury rolls to a win on homecoming
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
Swimming and Diving: Royals swim ahead of Park in SEC dual
Kids Glo Run: Neon is back in style
Tiny fighter: Community rallies around stricken toddler; benefit scheduled
Song of the Sun: Three Woodbury teens contribute to ‘Solar Suite’ music and video project
Local cartoonist appears at Comic-Con
Returning to his roots: Chris Falteisek’s ancestral journey
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LETTER: Arts education gives students reason to celebrate
LETTER: Education and awareness essential to helping children stay safe
LETTER: Ward's work on restorative justice warrants her re-election
OUR VIEW: Surprise! Gold Line might stop in Woodbury
LETTER: Fenton displays leadership at the Capitol
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April 20, 2016
UPDATE: District, teachers come to agreement
South Washington County Schools and its teachers union may have a deal. District negotiators announced Monday they have a tentative agreement...
April 20, 2016 - 1:59pm
Probationary teacher contracts terminated
Contracts for nearly 100 probationary teachers in South Washington County Schools will be terminated at the end of this school year. The District...
April 20, 2016 - 9:57am
County libraries take part in Money Smart Week
Need to get a little cash wise or dollar smart? The Washington County Library system can help. This year, Washington County Library System is...
April 20, 2016 - 12:29am
April 19, 2016
Maple Grove man charged in local driveway scams on elderly
A man is accused of trying to swindle an 85-year-old Cottage Grove woman into paying $5,000 for driveway work he told her would be free. Authorities say the suspect, Richard Daniel Thomas Joles II, 28, also forced a 75-year-old Woodbury woman to pay $750 for driveway work after she...
News/crime and courts
April 19, 2016 - 12:00pm
April 18, 2016
Authorities warn of surge in phone scams
Some Washington County residents were filling out different paperwork ahead of Monday's tax deadline: police reports documenting a tax-related phone scam. Local authorities said they saw a burst of complaints ahead of the April 18 tax deadline, and some people have lost thousands...
News/crime and courts
April 18, 2016 - 1:33pm
Kent seeks lower textbook costs for college students
Between 2002 and 2013, the price of college textbooks rose 82 percent — more than twice the rate of inflation, according to a recent study...
April 18, 2016 - 12:41am
April 16, 2016
Northern Tier donates to Woodbury schools' robotics programs
The robotics teams at East Ridge, Park and Woodbury high schools each received $5,000 from Northern Tier Energy in March. The donations to the District 833 schools are part of a strategy to work more closely with the robotics programs, said Paul Anderson, Northern Tier's vice president...
April 16, 2016 - 12:00pm
Commissioners try to keep handle on 2017 tax levy increase
Just three months after approving the 2016 budget and tax levy, the Washington County Board of Commissioners and county staff are already getting...
April 16, 2016 - 12:10am
April 15, 2016
LETTER: Title X funding does not pay for abortion care
I would love to know what state Rep. Kelly Fenton has against annual pelvic exams, pap tests, breast cancer screening, screening and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV, testing for diabetes, hypertension, anemia, and other chronic health problems, as well as...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00pm
April 11, 2016
LETTER: District 833 administration gains raises for the great work of all staff
In a recent article both the teachers union and 833 School Board chairman Ron Kath were quoted reporting on the different issues involved and how negotiations were progressing. A few very important facts were not mentioned in the article that I feel the families of District 833 should...
April 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
April 10, 2016
$162,000 to combat aquatic invasive species
Washington County has allocated $162,670 in grant funds to combat aquatic invasive species in county waters, but whether county officials will...
April 10, 2016 - 12:33am
April 8, 2016
District purchases land for school
South Washington County Schools has reached an agreement to buy 54 acres of land for a new Oltman Middle School, and the project is on schedule...
April 8, 2016 - 12:36am
March 24, 2016
State grant bolsters fight against sex trafficking
Washington County has made an investment in the effort to stop sex trafficking. In turn, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is making...
News/crime and courts
March 24, 2016 - 12:37am
March 21, 2016
VIEWPOINT: DFL fiscal restraint leads to prosperity
During Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's State of the State address he told Minnesotans: "My No. 1 priority in this legislative session will be to...
March 21, 2016 - 12:08am
March 17, 2016
100% of Afton gets connected
All of Afton's residents will officially be online this fall. Afton City Council gave final approval to a citywide high-speed Internet buildout...
March 17, 2016 - 11:27am