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NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Cross Country: Woodbury’s Romain wins Suburban East title
Woodbury approves co-op girls hockey team
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
R.H. Stafford Library's 2nd annual Maker Fest
Apples, pumpkins and animals
Woodbury Boy Scout leads makeover of thrift shop entrance
Crossroads Church considers Hastings campus
Local realtor seeking shoe donations to fight extreme poverty
arts and entertainment
BROADWAY FAST AND FRESH
Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
Gary Carlton, 63
Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
VIEWPOINT: Will county leaders someday embrace the historical society?
EDITORIAL: This time for president, none of the above
LETTER: Kent and rest of DFL support the Humpty Dumpty that is MNsure
LETTER: Vote Democratic, not for Fenton the co-sponsor of ‘bathroom bills’
LETTER: Trust Ward to work for common goals with ongoing funding sources
Real Estate Showcase
September 14, 2012
A budding hobby
Woodbury Middle School seventh grader Nick Plank used to want to be a weatherman when he grew up, but that all changed when he went to visit his cousins in Florida. "When we went down to Florida they could name all the plants on the streets and that made me angry because I couldn't,"...
September 14, 2012 - 8:00am
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