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New truck coming to the rescue in Woodbury
Police: Alleged strip-mall burglar struck Woodbury businesses
New smoke shop on Woodlane Drive? Not so fast, council decides
Downtown Afton braces for construction work
Woodbury students crack the code
crime and courts
Boys Basketball: East Ridge stems Woodbury's rally to improve to 8-1
Girls Basketball: Royals stay unbeaten with win over East Ridge
Woodbury Boys Golf: Getzlaff gets another gig
1,000 and counting: Sid Tomes racks up points, wins at East Ridge
East Ridge Girls Hockey: Raptors drop two heartbreakers
The 'Carol' continues in Woodbury
Bells jingled, carolers sang at festive Afton event
Downtown Afton transforms into winter wonderland this weekend
Bielenberg Sports Center kicks off outdoor pleasure skating season
A community Christmas carol in Woodbury
arts and entertainment
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November 24, 2009
Woodbury resident named St. Paul superintendent
Woodbury resident Valeria Silva is the new St. Paul schools chief. The St. Paul school board decided Monday to promote Silva from chief academic...
news / education
November 24, 2009 - 1:55pm
WHS looking for a few good (mat)men
If you're a male student-athlete roaming the halls of Woodbury High School looking for something to do this winter, Justin Smith would be happy to welcome you to the wrestling room. Smith, entering his third season as the head coach of the Royals matmen, is eager to spread the word...
November 24, 2009 - 1:44pm
November 23, 2009
School board, teachers ratify new two-year contract
The United Teachers of South Washington County ratified a new two-year contract on Wednesday, Nov. 18, and School Board members approved it on Thursday Nov. 19 during the regular meeting. The agreement, effective from July of this year to July of 2011, is different from past contracts...
November 23, 2009 - 8:12am
September 11, 2009
Soucheray: The school bell rings again
School started yesterday in the South Washington County Schools of Woodbury. Is that a collective sigh I hear? Summer is so grand and offers so many opportunities for connection with our children, friends, and neighbors. But sometimes, let's be real, it's nice when school starts. There...
September 11, 2009 - 3:13pm
September 9, 2009
Letter to the Editor: Proposing a ban on treats in the classroom
With classes resuming, I am writing to encourage our schools to adopt policies that ban or limit celebratory treats. Many Minnesota schools have already led the way by adopting such policies. Young children are establishing eating habits that become engrained and may last a lifetime....
September 9, 2009 - 9:59am
August 24, 2009
Raptors claim first varsity victory
It wasn't exactly "The Battle of Bailey Road," but on a sunny, windswept Monday, East Ridge High School earned its first-ever varsity win as the Raptors girls tennis team defended its sparkling hew home court and defeated neighboring New Life Academy, 5-2. "Our team was very excited...
sports / raptors / life
August 24, 2009 - 2:30pm
August 20, 2009
Soucheray: End of summer goals
I hear so many people comment that the summer went so fast this year. They comment that it wasn't as warm as they like it. Or that they did not complete all of the tasks and goals they had hoped to accomplish in these months. For Minnesotans, summer is that glorious three-month respite...
August 20, 2009 - 3:08pm
July 17, 2009
Domino's gets school pizza bid
The difference in two bids to supply "fresh, hot pizza" to District 833 schools would pay for nearly 4,000 chicken patties, Nutrition Services Director Barb Osthus told the District 833 School Board at the July 16 meeting. At the June school board meeting, after the owner of Cassini's...
July 17, 2009 - 11:19am
June 3, 2009
Students cook -- and act -- with stones
Third grade classes at Woodbury Elementary showed off their acting and music skills, as well as their cooking skills, during the productions of the mini-musical "Stone Soup" May 28 to June 2. Stone Soup tells the tale of three travelers who are tired and hungry, and who happen upon...
June 3, 2009 - 2:45pm
Woodbury Community Church free vacation Bible school
Woodbury Community Church invites children who have completed pre-K through fifth grade to participate in a free Vacation Bible School program, Monday, June 15 through Friday, June 19, from 9 a.m.
June 3, 2009 - 7:37am
Selected VBS for summer fun
For families who are interested in having their kids attending Vacation Bible School this summer, I have compiled a list of VBS offered by local churches again this year as I did in the last couple of years. Included are registration and contact information, VBS date, theme, age...
June 3, 2009 - 7:26am
Lake Junior High students take home purple ribbon
Four teams from Lake Junior High School competed against middle school teams across the state Wednesday, May 13 in the Project Citizen 2009 Minnesota State Showcase. Teams took home several blue and red ribbons and one first-place purple ribbon for outstanding presentation. Civics...
June 3, 2009 - 7:15am
May 28, 2009
Valley Crossing Community embraces future school
Sixth grade students at Valley Crossing Community School looked to the future on May 18 when they talked with seventh grade students at Oak-land Junior High School in Stillwater about what they can expect next year. During the question and answer session, students were able to speak...
May 28, 2009 - 10:12am
May 27, 2009
School lunch menu week of June 1 to June 5
The South Washington County School District 833 Nutrition Services program will serve a menu that is "Manager's Choice" for the following SD 833 schools: Bailey, Liberty Ridge, Middleton, Red Rock, Royal Oaks and Woodbury elementary schools; Lake and Woodbury junior high schools;...
May 27, 2009 - 7:34am
Letter: Looking for ERHS reassurance
I'm responding to (District 833) Superintendent Tom Nelson's Viewpoint last week on East Ridge High School not being the Taj Mahal. This is more of a request for Tom to add to his response for my children and other children that will not be attending this school. I love WHS as...
opinion / letters
May 27, 2009 - 7:02am