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Woodbury City Council candidates answer questions on Gold Line, aquifers, pollinators
Minnesota roundup: Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake; Woman who didn't trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home theft
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
UPDATE: Freeway crash involved Hudson motorist, semi, third vehicle
Q&A with Washington County Commissioner District 1 incumbent Fran Miron
crime and courts
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
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
Harbor Church: Harvest Fest party Oct. 31
Paranormal investigators explain ghost hunting
'The Good Pig' author makes appearance at Woodbury library
Woodbury Days: Without new leadership, there’s possibility annual event could end
R.H. Stafford Library's 2nd annual Maker Fest
arts and entertainment
Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
Gary Carlton, 63
Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
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LETTER: Vote for bipartisan DFLer Schoen, rather than Tea Party’s Holmstadt
LETTER: Isn’t it time to move forward? Gillespie is my choice for House
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May 24, 2012
Afton targeting motorcycle traffic
Afton City Council has decided to take a stand against motorcyclists. During its May 15 meeting Afton City Council discussed ways to enforce...
May 24, 2012 - 10:00am
May 3, 2012
Lake Middle School student's artwork takes flight at aviation art competition
Lake Middle School seventh grader Felix Oh said he has been doing art for as long as he can remember. "Art is kind of a way I can express myself...
May 3, 2012 - 3:00pm
May 25, 2011
Stillwater bridge supporters form coalition, urge Congress to support project
Supporters of a new St. Croix River Crossing today launched a broad-based, community-supported coalition to advocate for the construction of...
May 25, 2011 - 12:35pm
April 15, 2011
UPDATE: Wisconsin, Minnesota officials pledge support for Stillwater bridge
The promotional push for a new bridge over the St. Croix River is picking up steam. On Friday, Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary...
April 15, 2011 - 12:25pm
January 22, 2010
Saltzman: Retiring lawmaker helped east metro
The retirement of a veteran lawmaker and transportation leader will not hurt Woodbury-area transportation initiatives, Sen. Kathy Saltzman said. Steve Murphy of Red Wing, an 18-year member of the Minnesota Senate and an influential committee chairman, said Friday that he will not...
January 22, 2010 - 11:15am
January 4, 2010
UPDATED: Twelve District 833 school buses fail to start due to cold weather, 11 bus routes affected
District 833 school buses became victims of frigid temperatures Monday morning, Jan. 4, when 12 of its school buses failed to start after sitting dormant since Dec. 22. However, the district was only short five buses since the district has seven backup buses. As a result of the...
January 4, 2010 - 10:24am
October 28, 2009
Private money to help foot highway bills
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota transportation officials want more private companies to pay part of the construction bill for highway projects. Transportation...
October 28, 2009 - 8:37am
August 26, 2009
Grant could speed up bridge project
Construction of a new St. Croix River bridge could start as early as next year if Minnesota secures a federal grant for the project, a Washington County official said. The county is throwing its support behind a $300 million Minnesota Department of Transportation grant request for...
August 26, 2009 - 1:05pm
July 7, 2009
County enters agreement to help fund transportation services
When the state taketh away, the county must pay. That's been a theme as of late for counties across the state as budget cuts at the state Legislature...
July 7, 2009 - 3:06pm
June 25, 2009
Oberstar transportation bill moves ahead
ST. PAUL - U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar refuses to give in to a popular president's pressure to delay a new federal transportation funding plan. "We intend to move this bill forward, this administration not withstanding," a determined Oberstar said Wednesday as congressional committee...
June 25, 2009 - 11:43am
June 15, 2009
Funding needs to keep pace with increased need for transit services
WILLMAR -- An aging population, increasing gas prices and a growing immigrant population that can't afford multiple vehicles to drive to work are all factors in the increasing need for transit services in rural Minnesota. That's why the expected unallotment of state funds and the...
June 15, 2009 - 9:11am
May 28, 2009
Reconstruction of I-494 between Lake Road and I-94 in Woodbury and Maplewood begins June 1
On June 1, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin reconstructing I-494 from south of Lake Road to I-94. Night work will begin as crews rebuild the outside shoulders in both directions. Lane closures will occur nightly between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., and daytime lane closures...
May 28, 2009 - 1:09pm
May 5, 2009
BRIEFLY: Transportation funding would remains stable
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Senate and House needed little time to approve a $4.3 billion transportation funding compromise. The Monday votes keep transportation just below current spending, and do not cut State Patrol operations. The House approved the measure 103-30; senators followed...
May 5, 2009 - 11:29am
April 29, 2009
BRIEFLY: Mini-trucks OK, rest area drinking not
Minnesota would allow mini-trucks to travel on some county roads, but prohibit drinking in state rest areas under a catch-all transportation bill representatives passed 115-17 Tuesday. Transportation issues not requiring money were folded into the measure, including a proposal by...
April 29, 2009 - 8:37am
January 27, 2009
Board OK's road speed studies in Washington County
The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved a request to the Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Transportation for four speed studies to determine the reasonable and safe speed limit at four locations on Washington County roads. The locations will be in Woodbury...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am