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Police report: Bee causes car accident by buzzing driver, a rash of store burglaries, and a gun that fell off a vehicle's roof
Dayton offers 25% health insurance premium reduction proposal
St. Croix Prep Academy kids, staff and community partners set to restore prairie
Minnesota roundup: Patrol still looking for hit-and-run driver who killed 85 year old woman; Man killed after contacting live wire following crash; plus more state headlines.
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Volleyball: Raptors advance to section quarterfinals
Girls Soccer: Raptors offense can’t connect in state loss to Andover
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Cross Country: Woodbury runners Holiday, Romain are headed to state
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
Newport Lutheran Church holds Halloween festival
Gibbs Farm celebrates old-fashioned Halloween
Monster Bash Halloween parade
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Zywiec's 'Haunting Experience'
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February 2, 2010
Afton wind turbine discussions started up again
Wind turbines may be coming to Afton -- but then again, maybe not. During a Wednesday, Jan. 27 workshop the Afton City Council discussed possible development of a wind energy ordinance. The discussion was spurred by a resident who is interested in erecting a wind turbine on their...
February 2, 2010 - 12:19pm
September 17, 2009
Got trash? City considers collection changes
Ever leave your garbage can at the curb the night before trash collection? That's a violation of Woodbury city ordinance - but perhaps not for long. City council members on Wednesday supported a recommended change to the solid waste ordinance that would allow residents to leave...
September 17, 2009 - 11:15am
August 3, 2009
Afton discusses adopting turbine ordinance
Wind turbines could possibly be blowing into Afton in the near future. During the July 21 meeting of the Afton City Council, it was discussed whether or not the council should look into writing an ordinance that would deal with wind turbines.
August 3, 2009 - 4:59pm
June 29, 2009
Hastings considers allowing chickens in residential neighborhoods
Hastings is looking to cock-a-doodle-do something about the ordinance that governs what animals people are allowed to keep in residential areas. At the June 22 Hastings Planning Commission meeting, the commission tabled a request from the LeDuc Historic Estate to keep 12 chickens...
June 29, 2009 - 3:29pm
June 9, 2009
Public can comment on draft Alternative Energy Ordinance June 15
The city of Woodbury is in the process of creating an alternative energy ordinance and the public will have a chance to provide some input. The city will hold a public meeting 7 p.m.
June 9, 2009 - 2:34pm
May 27, 2009
Garage dwellers in Afton?
What started out as a simple application for several variances to construct a non-conforming accessory structure, turned into a lengthy discussion about residents of Afton acting illegally. At the May 19 meeting of the Afton City Council, the council reviewed an application from...
May 27, 2009 - 6:54am
April 29, 2009
CITY OF WOODBURY WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA ORDINANCE NO. 1818
CITY OF WOODBURY WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA ORDINANCE NO. 1818 TARGETED PICKETING IN RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS The City Council of the City of Woodbury, Washington County, Minnesota does hereby ordain as follows: Section A. Definitions.
April 29, 2009 - 7:19am
April 23, 2009
Council votes to ban targeted picketing in residential neighborhoods
The Woodbury City Council voted 4-1 Wednesday to create an ordinance that bans targeted picketing in residential neighborhoods. Council member Amy Scoggins voted against creation of the ordinance. The council first discussed creation of such an ordinance in February during a workshop...
April 23, 2009 - 11:14am
April 10, 2009
County to provide alcohol, tobacco compliance training sessions for vendors
Washington County will provide alcohol and tobacco compliance training sessions for vendors at two locations in May. The presentations will be approximately 60 minutes in length and will cover Minnesota statutes on tobacco and alcohol, county ordinance information and prevention...
April 10, 2009 - 3:26pm
April 1, 2009
CITY OF WOODBURY WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA ORDINANCE NO. 1817
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WOODBURY, WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA, PROVIDING THAT THE CITY CODE BE AMENDED BY AMENDING CHAPTER 16, SUBDIVISION III - PARK RULES THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WOODBURY, WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA, DOES ORDAIN: ARTICLE III. PARK RULES 1817.01...
April 1, 2009 - 9:32am
Tougher tobacco ordinance for parks
The Woodbury City Council approved last week a series of amendments to about a half-dozen sections of the city's park ordinance, one change which includes tougher tobacco restrictions in city parks. The council's 4-0 vote Wednesday, March 25 approved a parks commission recommendation...
April 1, 2009 - 7:45am
March 23, 2009
Council to vote on tougher tobacco restrictions in parks
The Woodbury City Council is expected to vote Wednesday, March 25 on an ordinance amendment that would take a tougher stance on tobacco use in city parks. Earlier this month, the city's parks and recreation commission voted to recommend approval of a parks ordinance amendment that...
March 23, 2009 - 11:28am
March 18, 2009
CITY OF WOODBURY SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 1816
NOTICE: THIS PUBLISHED MATERIAL IS ONLY A SUMMARY OF AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WOODBURY AMENDING THE WOODBURY CITY CODE BY AMENDING CHAPTER 18.5, SIGNS. THE FULL TEXT IS AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC INSPECTION AT WOODBURY CITY HALL DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS. TITLE: AN ORDINANCE OF...
March 18, 2009 - 5:33am
CITY OF WOODBURY ORDINANCE NO. 1815
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF WOODBURY, MINNESOTA, WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA PROVIDING THAT THE CITY CODE BE AMENDED BY AMENDING SECTION 2-3, FEES FOR VARIOUS SERVICES OF ARTICLE I OF CHAPTER 2, ADMINISTRATION, SECTION X: PUBLIC SAFETY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WOODBURY,...
March 18, 2009 - 5:31am
March 17, 2009
City council updates sign ordinance
The Woodbury City Council voted 4-0 March 11 to adopt an updated version of the city's sign ordinance. The city has been in the process of revamping its sign ordinance for the last year, which was spurred by a moratorium on new billboards in the city. The city originally adopted...
March 17, 2009 - 12:32pm