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Woodbury faces 3.84 percent tax levy increase in 2017
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Woodbury police receive report of UFO abductions
Massive cash pouring into Minnesota legislative campaigns
Residence Inn opened Friday in Woodbury
crime and courts
Girls Soccer: Woodbury controls play in 2-0 win vs. Park
Boys Soccer: Wolfpack, Royals battle to 2-2 tie
Girls Tennis: Woodbury falls in battle for Suburban East Conference title
Volleyball: Raptors win five-set battle vs. Rosemount
Volleyball: Park sweeps rival Woodbury
Life at the crossroads: ‘Songs for a New World’ examines human response to loss
Residents rally for Big Truck Day
38th annual Afton Art in the Park in pictures
The gift of writing: Local author recognized, donates books
Belwin Conservancy unveils new look for education center
arts and entertainment
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Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
Mary E. Edwards, 75
Carol J. Piepgras, 84
VIEWPOINT: Outstanding conservation starts wtih two llamas and a prairie
VIEWPOINT: Get the facts about reverse mortgages
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
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September 10, 2012
New playground at Bailey Elementary now open
Recess at Bailey Elementary School has an entirely new look. Last month Bailey installed new playground equipment as part of its "Recess Rocks"...
September 10, 2012 - 8:00am
August 30, 2012
Taking care of the trout in Afton
Many people consider Valley Creek to be one of the premier trout streams in the area and Belwin Conservancy is taking steps to ensure its longevity....
August 30, 2012 - 8:09am
August 23, 2012
Balloonists rescued on St. Croix River near Afton
Things couldn't have been more still or calm Sunday, Aug. 11, on the St. Croix River in Afton - and that's exactly what raised a commotion. Dead air in the St. Croix valley caused a hot air balloon loaded with 15 people to stall directly over the river at 7:50 p.m.
August 23, 2012 - 12:00pm
August 8, 2012
Getting together at the Washington County Fair
Thousands of people were out last week enjoying the Washington County Fair. The fair, held Aug. 1-5 at the Washington County Fairgrounds in...
August 8, 2012 - 8:59am
August 3, 2012
Youth Safety Camp held last week
Children always get the importance of safety hammered into them, but do they actually listen? Throw in some fun activities and they just might....
August 3, 2012 - 12:00pm
Afton family named 2012 Washington County Farm Family
Gary and Lori Swanson's farm in Afton embodies every meaning of the term "family farm." Gary Swanson spent his childhood on the farm, which...
August 3, 2012 - 9:00am
August 1, 2012
Coin Carnival held July 27
Hundreds of people took advantage of a short break from the heat during Woodbury's annual Coin Carnival. The Woodbury Parks and Recreation Department-sponsored...
August 1, 2012 - 2:00pm
July 28, 2012
Afton City Council approves community garden
Afton will soon be growing more community. Afton City Council approved the development of a community garden during its July 17 meeting. The...
July 28, 2012 - 8:00am
July 13, 2012
Outdoor dance series kicks off
Put on your dancing shoes and head over to Ojibway Park for the weekly Summer Dance Series. The series, sponsored by Tropical Ballroom and...
July 13, 2012 - 8:00am
July 11, 2012
Beach blanket bonanza at Woodbury's Carver Lake Beach
For most Minnesotans, last week's high temperatures - which saw triple digits - were a cause for frustration and an excuse to stay inside air...
July 11, 2012 - 8:54am
July 5, 2012
Afton City Council to consider community garden idea
Afton is known for its large farmsteads, but a community garden? On July 17 Afton City Council will review a proposal from the Afton Parks Committee to build a community garden in Afton, thanks to a grant from the Lower St. Croix Valley Foundation. Earlier this spring, Afton Planning...
July 5, 2012 - 12:00pm
July 3, 2012
Two geese rearing one odd duckling in Woodbury
George Miller was golfing at Eagle Valley Golf Course last month when he spotted an unusual trio. Two adult geese were shepherding a duckling...
July 3, 2012 - 8:31am
July 2, 2012
Embracing the 'Warrior' spirit (W/PHOTO GALLERY, VIDEO)
Fire. Mud. Tall walls. Obstacles that would make most people turn away lured thousands of brave runners who headed to the hills of Afton Alps...
July 2, 2012 - 9:31am
June 18, 2012
Kafka takes helm at Afton's Belwin Conservancy
A new director has taken the helm at Afton's Belwin Conservancy. Nancy Kafka, of Red Wing, started as the new executive director on June 4....
June 18, 2012 - 4:43pm
Afton May Fair this weekend
Tis the season for celebrating spring and Afton is no exception. The Afton Area Business Association's 20th Annual May Fair will be May 19-20...
May 18, 2012 - 8:00am