Skip to main content
New Life Academy receives grant to accelerate scientific innovation
Dayton vetoes four bills with one day left in session
Minnesota leaders promise school safety funds
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
TCF Bank robbery in Cottage Grove
crime and courts
Softball: Park, Woodbury track stars win multiple titles
Softball: Raptors homer past Royals in softball finale
Baseball: East Ridge relies on defense to defeat Park
Boys Tennis: Woodbury falls to Hastings in sectional quarterfinals
Baseball: Woodbury loses to Stillwater in walk-off
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
arts and entertainment
ASSUMED NAME NOTICE: Better Times Roadside Service
FORECLOSURE: TCF National Bank vs. Darrell M. Weier and Tracy A. Weier
CITY OF WOODBURY: Public Hearing for Cardinal Crossings Lots
FORECLOSURE: MERS v. Jason Perlick
FORECLOSURE: TCF National Bank vs. Scott P. Zurn, Lynn C. Zurn
'Dayton's monkey' to be on display at the Science Museum in St. Paul
St. Paul Park refinery sold with company to Marathon
3rd Act Brewery celebrates groundbreaking in Woodbury
Hudson couple opens Farrell's Bodyshaping gym
Merchants Bank in the Twin Cities Helps Organization to Another Record Year; Advisory Board Reappointed
Place a Business Announcement
Helen M. Petrowske
Alvin Ronald "Ron" Zigman
Thomas Paul Caspers
Kaaren F. Hendrickson
Tina Folch for House Representative
Karla Bigham - Fighting for
Despite Family Threats, Denny McNamara Stood Up For Us
Letter to the
Throwing Away $122 Million of Our
Letter: Bye to a water champion
Viewpoint: Together we are SoWashCo
Letter to the editor: An ode to National Park Week
Editorial: Don a little safety with the dress or tuxedo
Letter to the editor: Immunizations impact everyone
Submit a Political Letter
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
March 19, 2010
Stillwater bridge could be closed Sunday or Monday; sandbaggers sought
The City of Stillwater is requesting help in sandbagging today (Friday), Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. People interested in helping may go to the parking lot on the corner of Mulberry and Water Street in Historic downtown Stillwater. The parking lot is located directly...
March 19, 2010 - 1:19pm
March 18, 2010
UPDATE: Rising flood waters could knock Stillwater bridge out of service
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for St. Croix County, due to rising waters on the St. Croix River. The warning, issued Thursday, impacts St. Croix and Pierce counties in Wisconsin, and Washington County in Minnesota. The flood warning, which is in effect...
March 18, 2010 - 12:10pm
February 9, 2010
Warming houses reopen
The city of Woodbury's outdoor skating rinks and warming houses reopened Tuesday. They were closed Monday due to weather conditions. For more information about warming houses and ice skating rinks, go to: http://www.ci.woodbury.mn.us/parks/pkwarming.html
February 9, 2010 - 3:15pm
February 8, 2010
Bad weather halts search for snowmobiler
Washington County authorities say bad weather may prevent them from resuming the search for a snowmobiler who is believed to have driven his machine into open water on the St. Croix River. "Based on the weather, I'm beginning to seriously doubt that we'll be able to get back out...
February 8, 2010 - 8:57am
December 24, 2009
A Christmas snowfall? Kids love it
It was an early Christmas present for local youths. Area kids took to the local sledding hills Wednesday and Thursday as several inches of snow...
December 24, 2009 - 12:37pm
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
December 16, 2009
Viewpoint: Many issues to consider when deciding whether to close school due to weather
On Wednesday, Dec. 9, we experienced our first true blast of winter weather. I made the decision to keep South Washington County Schools open...
December 16, 2009 - 10:11am
December 10, 2009
833 superintendent explains in letter why district did not issue "snow day" for schools Wednesday
Winter finally made its way to Woodbury Tuesday, Dec. 8 with about a half foot of snowfall recorded in the area. The National Weather Service included communities in District 833 in a winter storm warning Wednesday, but that wasn't quite enough for school officials to call a snow...
December 10, 2009 - 10:43am
December 8, 2009
First blast of winter sweeps into East Metro, Woodbury
Up to 10 inches of snow could fall in south Washington County by Wednesday morning, the National Weather Service predicts, with blustery wind and bitterly cold temperatures to follow in the area's first wintry blast of the season. The first of the snowfall began late-morning Tuesday,...
December 8, 2009 - 5:00pm
June 23, 2009
Heat advisory in effect for south Washington County
Temperatures in south Washington County and other parts of Minnesota will feel close to 105 degrees Tuesday, thanks to highs expected to climb into the mid-90s and high humidity levels, the National Weather Service warned this morning. Washington County is included in a heat advisory...
June 23, 2009 - 11:35am
June 18, 2009
Severe weather likely Thursday
The National Weather Service predicted Thursday that severe thunderstorms are likely in the southern Twin Cities metro area during the late afternoon and evening. The large thunderstorms could pack a punch, according to the National Weather Service, with damaging winds, large hail,...
June 18, 2009 - 4:07pm
April 16, 2009
Weather service warns of wildfire conditions
The combination of low humidity, strong winds and dry vegetation mean that between noon and 7 p.m. Thursday the conditions will be ripe for dangerous wildfires, the National Weather Service is warning. Southeast winds will increase to around 20 mph, with gusts up to 30 mph, according...
April 16, 2009 - 8:36am
April 9, 2009
Washington County to raise public awareness about severe weather
Washington County's Emergency Management Team will be raising the public's awareness on severe weather information during the summer months. Severe Weather Awareness week is April 20-24 and there will be two tornado drills on Thursday, April 23. Outdoor warning sirens will sound...
April 9, 2009 - 10:49am
November 19, 2008
Viewpoint: Closings, delayed start time decisions based on crucial information
I recently heard the weatherman say the words "snow flurries" for the first time this season. With the first snowflakes of the winter, many of our students begin paying close attention to the radio or television screens hoping that District 834 -- Stillwater Area Public Schools --...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
July 30, 2008
The forecast: continued curiosity
[This is one in a series of interviews with some of the familiar faces around Woodbury.] A series of close encounters with the full forces of nature conspired to give one of Woodbury's most recognized faces his early love for the weather. Chris Shaffer, WCCO's new evening meteorologist,...
July 30, 2008 - 12:00am