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Washington County Commissioners review past priorities and update goals at day-long retreat
Final plat approved
Participants note public safety building tour as highlight of annual Woodbury Citizens’ Academy
Woodbury Public Safety assists in controlling grass fire in Afton
High school robotics team: From the Bot Cave to nationals
crime and courts
Hockey: Erickson looks for Juniors title in final year before joining collegiate ranks
Athletics: High school athletic departments' equipment budgets set to shrink in 2015-16 school year
East Ridge Volleyball: Amon takes over as Raptors coach
East Ridge Track and Field: Joiner off to scintillating start to the spring
The Great Outdoors: Nice weather allows teams to practice outside early
The Tavern Grill has Fish Fry Mondays
Egg-cellent! Woodbury Parks and Rec holds egg hunt events
WHS grad drives to make a difference
Easter play adds crowning achievement
A juggling act
arts and entertainment
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October 8, 2009
Different apples, different harvest times
HARVEST TIMES Below is a list for the harvest times for the several different varieties of apples that are grown and picked at Afton Apple Paula Reds: Mid-August to mid-September. Tangy sweet flavor. Softens when cooked. Zestar: Late August to late September. Tart flavor, light,...
October 8, 2009 - 11:08am
September 30, 2009
Soucheray: Visit to apple orchard is a perfect fall prescription
I thought about buying some apples a couple of weeks ago from an apple orchard but I didn't want to drive too far. It was a Sunday and I still had lots of things to do before the weekend was over. I wanted an orchard that would be within a 15 or 20 minute drive and would have great...
opinion / outdoors
September 30, 2009 - 9:08am
September 16, 2009
Grey Cloud Island project needs volunteers
Great River Greening is looking for 100 volunteers to help remove invasive species as part of a new oak savanna restoration project on Grey Cloud Island near Cottage Grove. Due to its size (over 3 square miles) and location along the Mississippi River, Grey Cloud Island is steeped...
September 16, 2009 - 12:07pm
August 28, 2009
4-Hers say program is here to stay
A private foundation kicked in $10,000 to keep the Washington County 4-H program afloat through 2010. Another $22,000 is coming from 4-H member dues. A livestock auction generated $5,000 and the "kiss the cow" contest at the county fair raked in $700. With donations and fundraisers...
news / life
August 28, 2009 - 8:33am
August 12, 2009
City to sponsor Woodbury Days bike ride
The Woodbury Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with the Woodbury Days Council to offer this bike ride event during the Woodbury Days weekend Saturday, Aug. 29. The ride is for all ages and levels of experience. Choose from a 10-, 30- and 60-mile course. The course...
outdoors / sports / life
August 12, 2009 - 4:57pm
July 13, 2009
Camping in their own back yard (almost)
Eileen and Jeff Eng were avid campers before they had kids, but now they're seven-year-old twins Charlie and Keegan are at the age where they can start experiencing the fun of camping, and the Carver Lake Campout was a great way to get an introduction to camping. The Carver Lake...
outdoors / life
July 13, 2009 - 4:04pm
Afton takes its turn at turbine talk
Afton already has a controversial tower in their midst, but could another structure beginning with a 'T' be added into the mix? Turbines. At the July 6 meeting of the Afton Planning Commission, commissioners heard a presentation from Ralph Jacobson, from Innovative Power Systems,...
July 13, 2009 - 2:34pm
July 9, 2009
New environment center to open next month
Washington County closed the doors to its Household Hazardous Waste Collection Site in Oakdale Tuesday, June 30, to prepare for its move to a new site in Woodbury. Construction on the new site, called the Washington County Environmental Center, is expected to wrap up soon, county...
news / outdoors
July 9, 2009 - 11:36am
July 7, 2009
Steamboat Park in need of cleanup
If you've ever been to an Afton government meeting, you've witnessed the pride the city has for its community, but some residents are asking where's that same pride when it comes to keeping their parks clean? At the June 29 meeting of the Afton City Council, council members discussed...
news / outdoors
July 7, 2009 - 12:51pm
Riding into the afterlife in peace
In a new business venture, Leather & Lace Motorcycle Apparel, in Afton, will be branching off and offering their customers a "ride in peace," once they have reached the end. Ride in Peace, a new company from Leather & Lace owners Jim Kaempfer and Donna Schndele will offer a motorcycle...
news / life
July 7, 2009 - 12:26pm
July 6, 2009
More wind turbine talk at planning commission Monday night
The city's draft alternative energy ordinance will be up for discussion again Monday night at the Woodbury Planning Commission meeting 7 p.m. at Woodbury City Hall. City planning staff will give a short presentation on the ordinance and then residents and property owners will be...
July 6, 2009 - 4:20pm
June 30, 2009
City asks for county help in buying park land
The city of Woodbury is looking to develop a 65-acre park on its northeast border and has asked Washington County to be a contributing partner. On...
news / outdoors
June 30, 2009 - 7:25am
City taking time on turbine ordinance
Whether the South Washington School District will install a wind turbine at East Ridge High School, once planned to be about 190 feet tall, is looking more uncertain as of late.
June 30, 2009 - 7:21am
June 27, 2009
Valley Outreach seeks artists for inaugural 'Woodies on the Water'
Valley Outreach is seeking artists who want to participate in the inaugural "Woodies on the Water Art Fair" at the Bayport Marina on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
outdoors / life
June 27, 2009 - 7:50am
June 25, 2009
Woodbury lawn watering restrictions are enforced
The city of Woodbury has a year-round lawn watering policy that features an odd/even watering schedule, as well as a ban on watering between noon and 5 p.m. each day. Before turning on the sprinkler, residents and business owners should: 1. Determine if it's "their day" to water...
news / life
June 25, 2009 - 12:23pm