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Q&A with District 622 School Board challenger Richard Bennett
Q&A with District 622 School Board incumbent Theresa Auge'
Legislative election history may mean little this year in MN
Home ice: Olympic gold medalist Yamaguchi visits Cottage Grove Elementary
Woodbury tallies worst, best years for fire loss
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Cross Country: Woodbury’s Romain wins Suburban East title
Woodbury approves co-op girls hockey team
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
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
Local realtor seeking shoe donations to fight extreme poverty
arts and entertainment
Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
Gary Carlton, 63
Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
VIEWPOINT: Will county leaders someday embrace the historical society?
EDITORIAL: This time for president, none of the above
LETTER: Kent and rest of DFL support the Humpty Dumpty that is MNsure
LETTER: Vote Democratic, not for Fenton the co-sponsor of ‘bathroom bills’
LETTER: Trust Ward to work for common goals with ongoing funding sources
Real Estate Showcase
Sledding in a winter wonderland
Kaplin Mok took to the hill at Middleton Elementary on Dec. 23 as he and his friends and family anxiously awaited the predicted Christmas snow...
December 24, 2009 - 8:53am
May 13, 2009
'Store To Door' expands service for seniors
Seniors who are homebound and would like to have groceries delivered into their kitchens can now be served by Store To Door, non-profit grocery shopping and delivery service. Since 1984, Store To Door has been working in the metro area, gradually expanding its ability to serve...
May 13, 2009 - 9:01am
April 21, 2009
Board threatens to take funding from Forest Lake bus services
During the April 14 Washington County Board meeting, commissioners discussed the possibility of cutting off funding for the Forest Lake commuter bus services the county is paying for via its share of a five-county transit sales tax. Late last year, the county board voted to allocated...
April 21, 2009 - 1:51pm
April 17, 2009
Court budget means 'service reduction'
ST. PAUL - Minnesota senators are considering increasing court fees nearly $36 million to prevent deep budget cuts for the courts system, but...
April 17, 2009 - 7:24am
March 20, 2009
Commissioners will vote on Extension Service contract, 4-H coordinator funding
On Tuesday, March 24, Washington County Commissioners will officially discuss the proposed elimination of the county's $131,000 services contract with University of Minnesota Extension Service. The contract pays for two 4-H coordinator positions in the county. The proposed elimination...
March 20, 2009 - 9:25am
March 17, 2009
Youth Service Bureau honors Vanessa Schulte
The Youth Service Bureau (YSB) recently recognized YSB community justice coordinator Vanessa Schulte, a Woodbury resident, with the annual "Spirit of the Mission" Award. Schulte was chosen by her peers as the employee who best represented the spirit of the YSB during the past...
March 17, 2009 - 10:38am
February 18, 2009
Sjoberg & Tebelius employment law seminar Feb. 24
Sjoberg & Tebelius, P.A. announces its upcoming "Employment Law Seminar Series" in tandem with its new Employment Law Service Package for small-to-medium-sized employers. Seminars will cover a variety of topics, including employee handbooks, layoffs, mediation of disputes, and...
February 18, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Make the time fit the crime
The Youth Service Bureau is seeking volunteers for the Woodbury, Stillwater and Cottage Grove Restorative Justice Program. Restorative justice is a victim-centered response to crime where those directly affected by a crime - the victim, offender, their families and community representatives...
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Board renews contract with state for Sentence-to-Service program
The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 Jan. 20 to renew a joint powers agreement with the state to continue its Sentence-to-Service program. Now in its 20th year, the program provides low-risk offenders the opportunity to work off their sentences via organized community...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 833
PUBLISHED ANNOUNCEMENT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that South Washington County Schools, ISD 833, is soliciting sealed bids for roof replacement on various buildings within the District. Sealed bids shall be received until: 1:00 pm, Friday, February 19th, 2009 at the District Service...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Washington County Briefs
Comments on draft plans The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved the submission of county comments on the draft comprehensive plans for Denmark Township and the city of Lino Lakes. All municipalities and counties in the metropolitan area are required to update their...
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
County board designates J.A.R. swing bridge removal as emergency project
County board designates J.A.R. swing bridge removal as emergency project Commissioners express frustration with National Parks Service's desire to delay project for study By Hank Long Staff Writer Washington County officials said they do not want to waste any time in completely...
December 24, 2008 - 9:00am
December 3, 2008
Musical Advent service at Memorial Lutheran Church of Afton
Memorial Lutheran Church of Afton will mark the beginning of the Advent season with an Advent Service of Vespers and holiday buffet, Sunday, Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited and no reservations are needed. A freewill offering will be gladly accepted for the buffet. The event...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
SOUTH WASHINGTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 833
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Food Service Equipment Bid #ER2009-1 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to resolution of the board that sealed bids for Food Service Equipment will be received until: 10:00 a.m. central time, Wednesday, November 5th, 2008 at the District Service...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 28, 2008
Adoptive parents needed
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota will hold an adoption information meeting on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 1583 Radio Drive in Woodbury. A comprehensive overview of all adoption services will be provided. Lutheran Social Service...
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am