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Upcoming exhibit at Park High School reveals what kids may hide
Family Mealtime Challenge
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
A top-10 finish for Lake Middle Schooler in state math competition
Robotics team wins third trip to national competition
crime and courts
Volleyball: Junior college pays off for Woodbury grad
Girls' Soccer: Bunnell gets his shot as head coach
City unveils preliminary vision for Ojibway Park
Adapted Floor Hockey: Thunderbolts finish fourth at state
Boys' Basketball: MSA basketball season ends on a high note
Men in tights: Dancing Dads will perform at Community Expo
Woodbury history snapshots
YMCA offers more than workout classes
Woodbury hosts its golden birthday party
Woodbury's 'golden birthday' baby
arts and entertainment
ORD 1934 CARDINAL CROSS REZONE
ORD 1933 FAIR HAVEN
COMM EAW WB LAKES THEATER
COMM MTG AAP
SOUTHRIDGE UTILITY AND STREET BIDS
Marven M. Rosen, 84
Bernice E. Law, 81
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Charles T. Westling, 85
William E. Richards, 85
VIEWPOINT: New report identifies aspects of state tax code that challenge Minnesota's competitiveness
VIEWPOINT: Budget surplus creates opportunity to deliver on Minnesota values
VIEWPOINT: Fiscal restraint; difficult but necessary
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
VIEWPOINT: Credibility key for media and consumers
Real Estate Showcase
June 17, 2009
Quite a track record
From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. every summer day you'll find, Richard and Elaine Oftedahl in the same place they've been 25 summers before -- Raceway...
June 17, 2009 - 1:01am
June 15, 2009
Newport man killed in motorcycle accident
A Newport man died Thursday, June 11, after he hit a deer with his motorcycle on Interstate 694 near White Bear Avenue. Nick J. Block, 39, was thrown from his motorcycle after hitting the deer, and landed in the left lane of the Interstate, according to the Minnesota State Patrol...
June 15, 2009 - 9:31am
June 3, 2009
Rebuilding Together Twin Cities accepting homeowner applications for fall project with Marathon Oil Co.
St. Paul--Rebuilding Together Twin Cities and Marathon Oil Co. are partnering for the second year to address critical repair and energy efficiency needs of a qualified, low-income homeowner. The organizations are seeking qualified homeowners to apply for the program. If selected,...
June 3, 2009 - 1:37pm
A homecoming long overdue
Richard Jenkins spent just seven months in the jungles of Vietnam. He's spent 44 years coping with the aftermath. The 66-year-old Newport man...
June 3, 2009 - 7:55am
March 26, 2009
Newport school principal moving to Liberty Ridge
Newport Elementary School Principal Mike Moore will take the reins as principal of Liberty Ridge Elementary School in Woodbury next fall, it was announced last week by School District 833 officials. Moore, who came to the district from the Anoka-Hennepin School District, is in his...
March 26, 2009 - 12:12pm
March 18, 2009
Officials debate site of park and ride lot
The future of the Red Rock commuter corridor and growth in Newport intersect, officials say. But where? A growing demand for express bus service to St. Paul and Minneapolis and an influx in state and federal dollars means southeast metro commuters could soon be able to park and ride...
March 18, 2009 - 8:12am
January 13, 2009
Free dental care for children
The Minnesota Dental Association is coordinating a statewide program of free dental care for low-income children on Friday, Feb. 6 and Saturday, Feb. 7. Participating dental offices throughout the state include locations in Newport and Woodbury. If your family cannot otherwise afford...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
City in a pinch when it comes to salt
The winter forecast in Newport?
December 10, 2008 - 7:59am
October 30, 2008
Newport dentists will offer kids cash for candy
This Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring their excess candy to Roscher Dental Group, 1590 Hastings Avenue, Newport, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, and receive $1 per pound. The candy -- which must be unopened -- will be shipped to troops overseas by a local organization,...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Red Cross donor drives
With just 38 percent of the population eligible to give blood, and just a fraction of those eligible actually donating, the American Red Cross is asking eligible blood donors to give blood more often. "The average blood donor gives less than two times a year, yet you can donate every...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
Joining forces to combat drunk drivers
Cities throughout Washington County have partnered with the county's Department of Public Health and Environment's Safe Communities Coalition to prevent drinking and driving during their annual summer festivals. Cottage Grove and Oakdale participated in June at their cities' events,...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
Newport man facing felony tax charges
The Minnesota Department of Revenue has announced the Washington County Attorney's Office has charged Dean Brian Carter, 31, formerly of Newport, with six felony tax crimes. Carter is charged with four counts of failing to file taxes and two counts of failing to pay taxes. According...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
Man charged in three separate incidents
A Newport man was charged July 2 for allegedly burglarizing a home, breaking into a business and stealing from a construction site. John Matthew O'Rourke, 40, faces charges for three separate incidents that occurred from August to November of last year. According to one court complaint,...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
February 6, 2008
Couple pens pharmaceutical thriller
As husband and wife, Matt and Erin Smith consider themselves a pretty good pair. They think they make a pretty good author team as well. The Newport couple, who spent the last three years writing and promoting their first fiction novel, Trials: The Risk/Benefit Ratio, are now raising...
February 6, 2008 - 12:00am
January 29, 2008
Michael J. Phillips, April 28, 1948 - January 21, 2008, of Newport, MN. Loving. Intelligent. Courageous. Humorous. Loyal. Hardworking. Good Heart. Mike died peacefully at home in the loving arms of his wife, Marge Meconis, children, Sara and Ben Phillips, and sister, Shawn Phillips....
January 29, 2008 - 12:00am