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A royal farewell
District 833's teaching/learning director is fourth administrative departure
Woodbury’s wolf of Hollywood
Amidon paid $5,100 in resignation; complaints investigated but no discipline issued
District 833 finance official turns in resignation
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Woodbury's Ambriz set to run with the Golden Bears
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Woodbury baseball: Royals 5-0, in first place to start season
East Ridge baseball: Hietpas, Molin lift Raptors to 6-1
Woodbury boys tennis: Wins over Forest Lake, Park keep Royals undefeated in conference play
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Viewpoint: Courting the affluent? District open to criticism
June 22, 2013
Letter to the editor: Afton's trapping proposal would end 'unbearably cruel' practice
Thanks to Amber Kispert-Smith for highlighting the importance of protecting animals from trapping ("An end to trapping in Afton?"; June 12). Animals caught in barbaric leghold traps and snares suffer immensely from their injuries, long periods of distress, and ultimately a sad death....
June 22, 2013 - 7:07am
June 19, 2013
Diploma Center grads finish their stories
Theresa Constantine's education plans changed when she became pregnant at 16 and enrolled in a school program for expectant mothers. She eventually went on to hold jobs and raise her children, assuming all along she had fulfilled her high school requirements. Nearly 20 years later,...
news / education
June 19, 2013 - 11:48am
Woodbury golf: Myers caps prep golf career at state
Woodbury's Mike Myers capped an impressive high school golf career at the 2013 Class AAA state tournament last week. Myers, a senior at Woodbury High School, finished in a six-way tie for 54th place out of 88 golfers at the state tourney, shooting a two-day 163 at Bunker Hills Golf...
sports / royals
June 19, 2013 - 5:46am
June 18, 2013
Moderate Republican enters race against Franken
ST. PAUL -- A moderate Minnesota Republican known for his work on health care legislation plans a U.S. Senate campaign. State Rep. Jim Abeler of Anoka Tuesday announced his intention to challenge Democratic Sen. Al Franken. "Minnesota needs a senator from Minnesota who has invested...
news / politics
June 18, 2013 - 1:25pm
East Ridge football: Hassenauer commits to Alabama
East Ridge center J.C. Hassenauer has committed to play football for the Alabama Crimson Tide. The 6-foot-2, 290-pound lineman chose the defending national champion's scholarship offer over the University of Minnesota and Vanderbilt. Following a stellar junior season for the Raptors,...
sports / raptors
June 18, 2013 - 8:32am
East Ridge boys golf: Hanson finishes second at state
Four years ago, Brady Hanson and his golf coach Bret Brookins talked about trying to win a state championship someday. Last week, he nearly made it happen. Hanson, a senior at East Ridge, finished in a tie for second place at the Class AAA state tournament, shooting a two-day 146...
sports / raptors
June 18, 2013 - 7:49am
June 17, 2013
East Ridge girls golf: Aimua, Anderson shine at state
This spring, Andriel Aimua and Taylor Anderson became the first girls golfers from East Ridge to qualify for the state tournament. Last week, they showed they belonged. Both juniors, Aimua finished in a tie for 19th place out of 88 golfers and Anderson came in a tie for 26th place....
June 17, 2013 - 8:46pm
Legion baseball: Woodbury Blue pounds East Ridge 12-2 Monday
The Woodbury Blue American Legion baseball team bounced back from a pair of losses Sunday against Forest Lake in a big way Monday with a 15-hit...
sports / royals / raptors
June 17, 2013 - 8:36pm
Legion baseball: East Ridge falls 4-3 to upstart Woodbury Area
The Woodbury Area American Legion baseball team fended off a late rally from East Ridge Thursday to hang on for a 4-3 victory at East Ridge High School. Built mainly of players from New Life Academy and playing Legion baseball for the first time this summer, Woodbury Area built a...
June 17, 2013 - 8:19pm
June 16, 2013
Letter to the editor: Education system should get old-school in forging obedience
As I watched this legislation discuss a "Bullying Bill" I asked myself, "Why would a school need someone to come up with a bill for them on how to control bullying?" When you decide to work in the education profession are you not aware part of childhood has always been bullying each...
June 16, 2013 - 7:56am
June 15, 2013
Viewpoint: What's right in District 833? Lots
On May 28 three recent graduates of local high schools described their experience gaining admission to America's most selective universities before a packed lecture hall at Woodbury High School. Kevin Ig-Izevbekhai is a 2012 graduate of East Ridge High School and now a sophomore...
June 15, 2013 - 7:58am
June 13, 2013
Afton city administrator a finalist for top job in Bayport
Afton's city administrator is looking for work in a nearby Washington County community. Ron Moorse, who was hired on full-time as Afton's top administrator in September 2012, is one of four finalists for a similar job in Bayport. Dave Unmecht, a search consultant for Bayport, confirmed...
news / government
June 13, 2013 - 12:48pm
Afton Planning Commission briefs from June 3
Afton Planning Commission approves chicken ordinance amendments Afton's chicken ordinance could be receiving some tweaks. Afton Planning Commission voted during its June 3 meeting to recommend approval of three amendments to the city's ordinance regulating the keeping of chickens...
news / government
June 13, 2013 - 12:00pm
June 12, 2013
Cabela's to begin foundation work, public hearing set
Major outdoor sporting goods retailer Cabela's has submitted an application to build an 85,000 square foot store south of Interstate 94 and west of Radio Drive in Woodbury. Foundation work is expected to begin soon, now that a grading permit has been requested and is expected to...
business / / news / government
June 12, 2013 - 2:59pm
Play-date with puppets
Families at Kinderberry Hill Child Development Center got a sneak peek at Woodbury's Puppet Wagon. The Puppet Wagon held a preview party Thursday, June 6, at the center. The party included a new puppet show and a puppet making craft. Woodbury's Puppet Wagon kicked off its 2013 season...
news / family
June 12, 2013 - 12:00pm