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Woodbury 911 dispatcher dialed in to public safety
Katie Cafferty is a multi-tasker. That, in combination with her paramedic and firefighting experience - and geographical knowledge of Woodbury - gives her an edge as a Washington County 911 dispatcher. "I have an unfair advantage to this job," the Woodbury resident said.
July 25, 2012 - 8:24am
June 27, 2012
Victim of Afton fire looking for second home
Late last month Afton resident Reuben Moll, 91, lost everything when his house went up in flames. On May 29 firefighters fought the house fire on 15th Street for several hours. Trucks from a total of seven agencies - Lower St. Croix Valley, Woodbury, Cottage Grove, Lake Elmo, Bayport,...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00pm
June 21, 2012
Tuesday's storms pushed Woodbury firefighters 'to the max'
Woodbury firefighters were pushed to the limit Tuesday after enduring a stretch that their chief said was perhaps the busiest ever for the department. Todd Johnson, Woodbury's fire chief and deputy public safety director, said the 17-hour span beginning late Monday and into Tuesday...
June 21, 2012 - 3:58pm
Woodbury Public Safety wants more officers ready to fight fires
In two recent fire calls, a Woodbury police officer arrived on scene to take command while firefighters and a fire engine were en route. Public safety officials say the collaboration between police and fire means quickly knocking down the fire and limiting property damage. Much...
news / government
June 21, 2012 - 3:02pm
June 8, 2012
Pedestrian hit by car on Radio Drive and Tamarack Road Friday
A pedestrian received minor injuries in an accident on Radio Drive Friday morning. A vehicle appeared to be going northbound on Radio Drive when it struck a woman at the Tamarack Road intersection at about 10:25 a.m. Preliminary reports from the Woodbury Police Department stated...
June 8, 2012 - 11:13am
June 5, 2012
Woodbury police put out call for peacock at large
An unusual animal complaint has garnered attention from Woodbury police. According to a post made Tuesday on the Woodbury Police Facebook page, the department has received reports this week of a peacock at large. "We are advising the public to leave the animal alone," the post states. If...
June 5, 2012 - 2:14pm
May 24, 2012
More megahertz maintenance discussion in Afton
Afton City Council was faced with more discussion regarding the 800 megahertz telecommunications system during its May 15 meeting. Afton's "Stealth Tower" is one of 14 similar towers scattered across Washington County by the sheriff's office as part of the 800 MHz radio system,...
news / government
May 24, 2012 - 2:00pm
May 18, 2012
Woodbury police participating in seat belt enforcement campaign
Belt up, Woodbury. Police here will be participating in stepped-up seat belt enforcement, beginning May 21 through June 3. The campaign is part of a nationwide traffic safety effort. Last year Woodbury police issued 554 seat belt tickets.
May 18, 2012 - 3:29pm
May 16, 2012
Woodbury looking for reserve volunteer police officers
Volunteering in Woodbury doesn't have to stop at planting trees, wiping out invasive species or answering questions at Central Park. The city of Woodbury Public Safety Department is looking for volunteer police officers to patrol the streets on weekends. The city typically has a...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00pm
May 9, 2012
Woodbury public safety recognizes 911 dispatcher, citizen at ceremony
The Woodbury Public Safety Department held its annual recognition event Thursday where a number of police officers and a citizen were recognized. Public Safety Director Lee Vague praised the staff's education efforts in fire safety, quick and efficient response to medical calls and...
May 9, 2012 - 9:00am
May 8, 2012
Woodbury crash leaves Cottage Grove baby critical
A 24-year-old Cottage Grove woman and her three children were injured Monday in a Woodbury highway crash. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Jamie Norris was driving a minivan southbound at 4:24 p.m. on Interstate 494 at Valley Creek Road when she swerved to the right shoulder,...
news / accidents
May 8, 2012 - 10:41am
May 2, 2012
Woman found dead in Lake Elmo
A woman was found dead of an apparent suicide Wednesday in Lake Elmo. The Washington County Sheriff's Office reported that deputies were called at 12:06 p.m. to the area of 58th Street North and Highlands Trail North for a report of a person lying on the ground with blood in the...
crime and courts / news / accidents
May 2, 2012 - 4:29pm
April 23, 2012
UPDATE: Three people displaced as a result of Woodbury house fire
A Woodbury house received heavy interior fire damage Monday after flames swept through the main level of the home. Woodbury firefighters were called at about 3:13 p.m. for a house fire at 8697 Pheasant Run Road.
news / accidents
April 23, 2012 - 4:22pm
April 13, 2012
Students get emotional as they watch mock crash at Woodbury High School
Just in time for prom, Woodbury High School students got to see what a real car crash as a result of drunk driving can do. The students saw a mock crash Friday where two people were dead and others were injured because a student was driving drunk after the party. "Hopefully it'll...
news / education
April 13, 2012 - 3:56pm
March 29, 2012
Woodbury Fire Department among agencies nominated for national award
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense agency, announced 75 Minnesota Guard and Reserve members nominated their employers for the 2012 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The agency received 3,236 nominations nationwide, including...
March 29, 2012 - 12:00pm