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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
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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
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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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May 20, 2009
Letter: No spending on 'let's pretend' projects
Once again we jump onto the newest progressive buzz words -- high speed rail. One would think we learned something after the metro transit bill fiasco. You know, where our sales tax revenue, funds west metro transit issues. High speed trains were developed in Japan and Europe to...
May 20, 2009 - 8:01am
April 29, 2009
Letter: Kudos to Sen. Saltzman
Our DFL senator, Kathy Saltzman, appears to be doing everything she can to hold down the expected tax increase. A recent newspaper description called her a moderate DFLer. Her vote and statement that the Senate went to far, attests to that description. If Kathy continues on this...
April 29, 2009 - 7:02am
April 1, 2009
Letter: An open letter to DFL representatives
Dear Kathy, Marsha and Julie. It appears that all the DFL proposals to solve our state budget problem so far have included a tax increase. I'd like to share my feelings with you and our Woodbury taxpayers. Our tax system, both the state and the federal, is bad and increasingly reliant...
April 1, 2009 - 7:15am
March 18, 2009
Letter: Good job county commissioners
Saving the (county) taxpayers $1.4 million is a wonderful achievement -- although how you achieved this does raise a few questions. I guess, that the elimination of 21 full time jobs is a good thing, except latter we are told that 19 of those positions are already vacant. So I...
March 18, 2009 - 7:15am
March 4, 2009
Letter: Bunn comments on editor letters
I would like to thank both John Penas and Steve Ellenwood for their letters to the editor in the Feb. 18 Bulletin regarding my work at the State Capitol. First, I appreciate Mr. Penas' kind words about the job that Rep. Marsha Swails, Sen. Kathy Saltzman and I are doing in St....
March 4, 2009 - 1:11pm
February 18, 2009
Letter: Proud of his DFL legislators
I never ever thought that I would be writing this letter. I attended a recent town hall meeting and found myself very proud of my DFL legislators, two of which I did everything I could to derail their re-election. As a conservative Republican, down to the bone, I now have some doubts...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Letter: A suggestion on the transit issue
Well, Julie Bunn and Kathy Saltzman are at it again. Now they are advocating for state funds in addition to the Washington County money being proposed to finance a study and as Kathy states, to have communities shovel ready for the eventual transit service on our I-94 corridor....
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Letter: Need for voucher system shown?
Our DFL majority wants charter schools to stand tall, and as expected our local DFL legislators will or have joined the quest against the competition to the traditional public school system. (State Sen.) Kathy Saltzman has already weighed in for more investigation into the char...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Letter: Embarassed for Washington County
What a great deal for Washington County. The Transit Improvement Board, (you know, the group deciding how to spend your new transit sales tax ) the group that Washington County rushed to join, has just allocated as to where its newest $86 million is going to be spent. The biggest...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Letter: Single issue social event?
I spent some time at the political tents during Woodbury Days (and) met with some interesting people of both the DFL and GOP parties. One of the more pleasurable times was with a person running for re-election with whom I have exchanged e-mails. She was very personable and it was...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
Letter: Which way does Bunn lean?
In response to Keith Bogut of Lake Elmo, home to Julie Bunn, I plead guilty to being a conservative Republican, (Letters, Bulletin, Oct. 1) but I question the mouthpiece part of his statement. One does not have to live in the district of a state official to question the policy directions...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Letter: A response to an anti-Bunn letter
I don't usually write letters to the editor, but I couldn't let another letter from Mr. Penas ("Wondering how she will achieve goal," Letters, Sept. 23) pass without comment. In both 2006 and 2008, even though he doesn't live in her district, Penas wrote a string of highly partisan...
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Letter: Wondering how she will achieve goal
After reading an article regarding Julie Bunn, I was impressed. She appears to be a very well-educated lady, even acquiring a doctorate in economics from Stanford University (No small feat.) I lived in the Palo Alto area for 10 years and attended some Stanford functions, including...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Letter: A tale of two viewpoints
First lets all agree that there isn't anyone in their right mind against all taxes. Tax dollars operate our state and our nation. It is totally about how those tax dollars are spent, that raises the questions. There were two Viewpoints published in the July 30 Bulletin. One by...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
Letter: Writing is on the legislative wall
How appropriate, Julie Bunn (Viewpoint, July 2) has now explained how and why we should all applaud the wonderful tax increases brought about by her and the DFL majority. She is asking us to be happy over the fact that we do not pay the highest state tax in the nation. I would guess...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am