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80 homes with higher PFC levels to get bottled water
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Court orders restitution from thief who stole fragrances from Woodbury Ulta
City enacts new water rates for businesses and homeowner associations
$1,500 for fire equipment
crime and courts
Girls tennis: Woodbury loses to state champs in first match
Ragnar: A 'relay, relay' long run
Eggert finally lives out childhood dream
Raptors dynamic duo shines at next level
Local teams open season with practices on Monday
Hope Glen Farm unveils treehouse suite
Woodbury Days medallion has been found
The hunt continues! Woodbury Days medallion clue No. 3
Skating to state
Local dog rescuers turn to other states for homeless dogs
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VIEWPOINT: South Washington County should be part of regional transit equation
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Real Estate Showcase
April 15, 2016
City of Woodbury will launch new website this year
Finding City of Woodbury information online should be a little easier in about six months because come September, the city will launch a new...
April 15, 2016 - 12:59am
April 12, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Money is better in hands of individuals
The 2016 legislative session kicked off earlier this month, and we are set for a fast-paced, 10-week session.
April 12, 2016 - 12:54am
Signing up to serve
Afton City Council had a reason to be thankful last week. During its March 15 meeting City Council made a number of appointments to city commissions and committees. "We appreciate your willingness to serve," Mayor Dick Bend said. City Council made appointments to both the Afton Planning...
April 12, 2016 - 12:44am
April 10, 2016
$162,000 to combat aquatic invasive species
Washington County has allocated $162,670 in grant funds to combat aquatic invasive species in county waters, but whether county officials will...
April 10, 2016 - 12:33am
Carver Lake Park gets a facelift this spring
One of Woodbury's oldest — and most popular — parks is getting a facelift, of sorts, this spring. Work at Carver Lake Park started...
April 10, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Commissioners talk labor negotiations strategy
Commissioners talk labor negotiations strategy The Washington County Board of Commissioners met in a closed session March 22 to discuss strategy...
April 6, 2016 - 10:00pm
County administrator gets glowing remarks from board of commissioners
To say the Washington County Board of Commissioners is pleased with the performance of County Administrator Molly O'Rourke may well be an understatement....
April 6, 2016 - 1:18pm
April 5, 2016
Afton welcomes Islamic center
For the past five years the Islamic Society of Woodbury-East Metro has been holding worship services in a 2,500-square-foot office space along...
April 5, 2016 - 6:13pm
March 27, 2016
New business coming to Afton
SavATree will officially be calling Afton home. Afton City Council approved a conditional-use permit for SavATree to build its new headquarters...
March 27, 2016 - 12:35am
March 26, 2016
Land exchange agreement extended another eight years
Washington County now has eight more years to "pay back" acreage that was removed from the Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park 12 years ago. Back...
March 26, 2016 - 12:48am
Council waives reservation fee for Art in the Park
Afton Art in the Park will be coming to the city Sept. 24-25, and again this year it will cost less for the Afton Area Business Association to...
March 26, 2016 - 12:30am
March 25, 2016
Afton staff receive raises
Afton's staff is being rewarded for its hard work. Afton City Council approved pay increases for all staff during its meeting on March 15. Office...
March 25, 2016 - 12:29am
March 24, 2016
State grant bolsters fight against sex trafficking
Washington County has made an investment in the effort to stop sex trafficking. In turn, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is making...
News/crime and courts
March 24, 2016 - 12:37am
This year brings the most construction projects in county’s history
Now that spring has sprung, Minnesotans generally know what comes next: road construction season. And Washington County is ready for the coming...
March 24, 2016 - 12:09am
March 17, 2016
100% of Afton gets connected
All of Afton's residents will officially be online this fall. Afton City Council gave final approval to a citywide high-speed Internet buildout...
March 17, 2016 - 11:27am