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Police report: Bee causes car accident by buzzing driver, a rash of store burglaries, and a gun that fell off a vehicle's roof
Dayton offers 25% health insurance premium reduction proposal
St. Croix Prep Academy kids, staff and community partners set to restore prairie
Minnesota roundup: Patrol still looking for hit-and-run driver who killed 85 year old woman; Man killed after contacting live wire following crash; plus more state headlines.
Q&A with Washington County Commissioner District 2 candidate Stan Karwoski
crime and courts
Volleyball: Raptors advance to section semifinals
Girls Soccer: Raptors offense can’t connect in state loss to Andover
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Cross Country: Woodbury runners Holiday, Romain are headed to state
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
Festival for kids at Valley Creek Mall
An itch to stitch: Woodbury guild hosts quilt show at Lake Middle School
Newport Lutheran Church holds Halloween festival
Gibbs Farm celebrates old-fashioned Halloween
Monster Bash Halloween parade
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Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
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September 15, 2016
District 833 tech pilot program expands
A three-year pilot program that started with 5,000 iPads and many carts of shared tablets has expanded beyond the five schools where it started....
September 15, 2016 - 9:35am
July 25, 2016
Afton City Hall goes paperless
To cut down on costs and headaches of retrieving documents, the city of Afton is moving to create a paperless office, which would digitize thousands...
July 25, 2016 - 3:22pm
April 29, 2016
Woodbury residents play major role in Bell Museum's next steps
Two Woodbury residents and 3M Co. employees have played major roles in the next big step for a world-class natural history museum in Minnesota....
April 29, 2016 - 12:41am
February 26, 2016
Washington County Library Strategic Plan is approved
Now that the Washington County Library Strategic Plan has been approved, it’s time to move on to addressing the needs of the county’s library...
February 26, 2016 - 12:10am
January 10, 2016
Social media expert writes book about her family’s digital diet
Seven-year-old Zoey’s family members are more interested in their digital devices than in playing basketball with her. True story. And...
January 10, 2016 - 12:06am
January 2, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Building a 21st century broadband infrastructure
Technology is reshaping the ways we live, work, play, and communicate. The internet is connecting communities and creating opportunities we couldn’t have imagined even a few decades ago. Today, you don’t need to live off an interstate highway or in a major city to find a good...
January 2, 2016 - 12:48am
January 1, 2016
County criminal analyst digs up digital dirt on sex traffickers
Someone who wants to pay for sex could drive to dicey areas in the Twin Cities, or pull over at a truck stop on a remote stretch of interstate. But...
News/crime and courts
January 1, 2016 - 12:18am
November 12, 2015
ANALYSIS: Empty nesters, low turnout cause failure of District 622 referendum
Election night was a bit of a downer for supporters in the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District. District 622’s two-question...
November 12, 2015 - 12:34am
October 24, 2015
St. Ambrose students, families, staff walk for recognition
Students, parents, staff and teachers at St. Ambrose of Woodbury Catholic School collected pledges and participated in a walk-a-thon on the school...
October 24, 2015 - 3:00am
August 17, 2015
Christine Osorio begins tenure as superintendent in District 622
District 622’s new superintendent knows first-hand the quality education that the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District can provide....
August 17, 2015 - 12:00pm
July 15, 2015
Writing the next chapter for libraries
The next chapter in the Washington County libraries’ story promises to be a page turner, said the man tasked with leading a redesign of the...
July 15, 2015 - 11:28am
June 25, 2015
Peace of Mind incorporates math and science lessons into summer camp
For most summer camps it’s all about playtime and getting outside. Over at Peace of Mind Early Education Center, though, it’s so much more....
June 25, 2015 - 3:14pm
May 8, 2015
Lake Middle School goes unplugged
Technology, it can be both a benefit and burden. For all the ways technology enhances lives for work or for school, there are just as many...
May 8, 2015 - 12:00am
March 5, 2015
Afton council creates Technology/High-Speed Internet Committee
Afton City Council talked technology last week. City Council officially launched its new Technology/High-Speed Internet Commitee during its...
March 5, 2015 - 9:06am
November 20, 2014
Woodbury students learn impact of digital footprints
In today’s society, with the abundance of technology, being a good citizen isn’t the same as it used to be. “There’s a difference...
November 20, 2014 - 7:01am