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Woodbury Days: Without new leadership, there’s possibility annual event could end
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
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January 13, 2010
Snowshoe hike in Maplewood
The Maplewood Nature Center, 2659 Seventh Street East, Maplewood, is hosting a snowshoe hike from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23. The event is open to anyone ages four and up. An adult must accompany children. The cost is $5 per person, prepaid by Jan. 21. The hike features instruction...
January 13, 2010 - 9:12am
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...
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
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...
July 13, 2009 - 4:04pm
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...
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...
July 7, 2009 - 12:51pm
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...
June 30, 2009 - 7:25am
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.
June 27, 2009 - 7:50am
Letter: An ash borer suggestion
The finding of emerald ash borer (EAB) in St. Paul is a sobering reality to many of us who consider ourselves friends of the trees. I'd like to encourage the people of St. Paul, Woodbury and wherever else EAB may pop up to avoid doubling the sorrow. Watch out for opportunists...
May 27, 2009 - 7:03am
May 20, 2009
Ash borer closing in
NEW LONDON -- As people started checking in early Friday morning at Sibley State Park for a weekend of camping, the office staff there received...
May 20, 2009 - 8:08am
May 7, 2009
The art of nature
Nature is a work of art and what better way to create your own work of art than with elements found in the natural world. Crosswinds East Metro Art and Science school will be hosting its first Art in the Arbor Festival on May 9. "It's focus is on springtime, the arts, and the...
May 7, 2009 - 10:08am
April 27, 2009
Woodbury man dies after being swept into river while exploring
A Woodbury man, who was exploring a tunnel with a friend along the Mississippi River in St. Paul Sunday morning, died when the tunnel filled...
April 27, 2009 - 7:30am
April 13, 2009
Outdoors spending plans taking shape
ST. PAUL -- An influx of dedicated state tax revenue leads outdoors enthusiasts to believe a logjam of Minnesota natural resources projects will...
April 13, 2009 - 7:58am
January 7, 2009
Woman recovers after hours in snow bank, heart stopped for hour
Janice Goodger's body was as cold as Dr. Chris Delp has ever seen - so cold that it seemed Goodger couldn't possibly survive, especially at age 64. Instead, Goodger will walk back into St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth for a simple checkup today, just days after an "amazing" medical...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
January 11, 2008
Minnesota state parks need $100 million in upkeep
Minnesota's 72 state parks need more than $100 million to improve campgrounds, roads, water and sewer systems, and historic buildings, according to Courtland Nelson, the Department of Natural Resources' state parks director. "They're in fair condition," Nelson said. "The two areas...
January 11, 2008 - 12:00am