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Holding on to history: Afton Historical Museum in the running for federal grant
She-Nomenon: New Life Academy senior is National Merit finalist
Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
School District 833 graduation rates reach new high; achievement gap narrows
Minnesota roundup: Two found dead in house fire in NW Minnesota
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Boys' Basketball: Comeback win keeps Royals tied for SEC lead
Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
Boys' Basketball: Hard work pays off for Woodbury's Michael Jones
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Nordic Skiing: Marien, Schiferl wrap up seasons at state
Chili benefit adds mac and cheese, human foosball
Woodbury Lions seek nominations
Kicking off Woodbury's big 5-0
2017 Cold Catfish Cup organizers cancel race
Armstrong: Former Winter Carnival Queen
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Superintendent Keith Jacobus viewpoint: 'It takes a village' just as relevant today
VIEWPOINT: Flynn resignation underscores need for full review of Trump-Russia ties
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December 1, 2016
Gold Line gets green light from Oakdale, Woodbury
The Gold Line will soon move into a deeper planning phase following Woodbury and Oakdale’s approvals of the new bus rapid transit (BRT) route....
December 1, 2016 - 11:36am
November 30, 2016
County to hire consultant for transit needs study
Nelson Nygaard Consulting Associates will help Washington County map its long-term public transportation strategy. The board of commissioners...
November 30, 2016 - 12:16pm
November 27, 2016
Woodbury seeks public input on police body camera program
Woodbury is moving to equip its police force with body cameras, and the city is seeking public input on the technology a growing number of law...
November 27, 2016 - 11:08am
November 24, 2016
Tiff over TIF settled in Newport
Washington County A redevelopment plan in Newport is moving ahead after changes to a joint powers agreement between that city and the Washington County Community Development Agency. At its meeting Nov. 8, the Washington County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution for an amended...
November 24, 2016 - 9:07am
November 21, 2016
Gold Line moves to Woodbury, Oakdale city councils
What Lake Elmo didn't want may be Woodbury and Oakdale's gain, as the two cities move to pledge their support of the Gold Line bus-rapid transit...
November 21, 2016 - 4:03pm
November 14, 2016
Viewpoints on Gold Line stack up
As the Gold Line bus-rapid transit (BRT) project revs up, residents’ viewpoints are as well. More than a half-dozen locals weighed in on the...
November 14, 2016 - 11:04am
November 9, 2016
Woodbury elects Amy Scoggins and Andrea Date for City Council
Woodbury’s city council will have a new face in Andrea Date, with voters choosing her alongside incumbent Amy Scoggins following the Nov. 8...
November 9, 2016 - 4:26pm
Trump heads for White House after stunning defeat of Clinton
Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's presidential election, ending eight...
November 9, 2016 - 8:36am
Incumbents sweep Afton city elections
The Afton City Council and Mayor will retain their respective seats after Tuesday night's election. Council member Randy Nelson and Mayor Richard Bend ran unopposed, leaving only a two-way race between council Ward 1 incumbent Bill Palmquist and challenger Simon Wirth. Palmquist attracted...
November 9, 2016 - 3:14am
November 7, 2016
Met Council steps in to help move Gold Line
Before it grants permission to proceed with the engineering phase of a proposed bus rapid transit system, the Federal Transportation Administration...
November 7, 2016 - 12:29pm
November 6, 2016
Q&A with Ward 1 incumbent Bill Palmquist
Bill Palmquist • Age: 50 • Address: 3466 St. Croix Trail S., Afton • Occupation: Independent insurance agent • Education: Bachelor's...
November 6, 2016 - 9:50am
Q&A with Ward 1 Afton challenger Simon Wirth
Simon Wirth • Age: 31 • Address: 4135 Penfield Court S., Afton • Occupation: Stay-at-home dad • Education: Bachelor's of arts in communication,...
November 6, 2016 - 8:50am
Q&A with Afton Ward 4 incumbent Randy Nelson
Randy P. Nelson • Age: 51 • Address: 105 Stagecoach Trail S., Afton • Occupation: Farmer • Education: High school, some postsecondary...
November 6, 2016 - 7:49am
November 1, 2016
Mulching orders: Goats deployed to eat invasive shrubs in local park
Cottage Grove A herd of goats opened a two-week residency at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park Oct. 24. Their destination: a hilly 3-acre parcel...
November 1, 2016 - 9:45am
October 26, 2016
Waste matters: County addresses gaps in yard waste disposal
When it comes to collection sites where Washington County residents can drop off yard waste, the choices are, like autumn leaves - scattered....
October 26, 2016 - 8:52am