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Swindler must pay restitution and comply with terms of probation
Italian street food chain Piada to open in Woodbury
Court issues warrant for alleged fraudster from Hastings
Woman serves 60 days for aiding and abetting 1st-degree drug sale
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
crime and courts
Swimming and diving: Raptors lead conference relays
New Life Academy girls soccer: Eagles drop opener to Visitation
New Life Academy tennis: Eagles fare well in tournaments
East Ridge tennis: Raptors lose to Eagan, dominate Henry Sibley
East Ridge volleyball: Raptors adjust to high-tempo opponent in season-opening 3-1
Valued council members bid adieu to Woodbury Days
Area 4-H members win at Washington County Fair
Dogs and ducks: Kids learn life lessons in theater camp
What to do at Woodbury Days
Hope Glen Farm unveils treehouse suite
arts and entertainment
Bank of America vs Bright
ORDINANCE NO 1922
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Jost
Donna Reynolds, 83
Helen L. Van Allen, 88
Florence E. Jacques, 88
Tom W. Mertz, 48
Roger C. Meikle, 60
VIEWPOINT: East metro deserves 100-year plan for transportation
VIEWPOINT: Our students are the focus of all we do
LETTER: I enjoyed teaching 29 years of driver's ed
LETTER: Employers are looking to hire people with hands-on experience
VIEWPOINT: Woodbury Days provides inspiration for appreciation
Real Estate Showcase
March 22, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Avoid timeshare resale scams
By one estimate, more than 8 million Americans own a timeshare. When timeshare owners attempt to sell their timeshare, they often find it more...
March 22, 2016 - 12:14am
VIEWPOINT: The Opioid epidemic: enough is enough
We have a crisis in our country. A crisis that claims more lives than car crashes. A crisis that rips apart families of all different backgrounds....
March 22, 2016 - 12:08am
March 21, 2016
VIEWPOINT: DFL fiscal restraint leads to prosperity
During Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's State of the State address he told Minnesotans: "My No. 1 priority in this legislative session will be to...
March 21, 2016 - 12:08am
VIEWPOINT: How to be selected as juror: be truthful, fair
An overlooked aspect of the jury trial process is the method by which jurors are chosen. Many believe that juror names are randomly pulled from...
March 21, 2016 - 12:06am
March 19, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Reading Corps invests in early literacy for all
One in three Minnesota kids is not on track to read proficiently at third grade — a critically important milestone indicative of future...
March 19, 2016 - 12:56am
March 18, 2016
VIEWPOINT: In a new era of political campaigns, DISCLOSE Act would provide needed transparency
As most of you have heard, I have worked diligently during my time in the House to improve civil discourse among legislators and to improve...
March 18, 2016 - 12:59am
March 1, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Washington County prepares to serve population as it ages
It is natural for individuals to age – it is not natural for entire populations to age. Understanding the difference and preparing the community...
March 1, 2016 - 12:49am
February 29, 2016
VIEWPOINT: A district of ‘one student, 17,600 times’
My last plane trip had me thinking about the engineering and design elements of the passenger seats. I wondered if anyone was comfortable sitting...
February 29, 2016 - 12:51am
February 22, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Some people's livelihood depends on tipping
I have two daughters who work in the restaurant business as servers.They’re both putting themselves through college this way. I was the one who encouraged them to give this part-time work a shot — even though it’s hard work and they’d have to put up with difficult, rude,...
February 22, 2016 - 12:43am
February 1, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Governor proposes wise investments in infrastructure
When Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled his $1.4 billion bonding proposal this month, he wisely focused on jobs and investing in our state’s...
February 1, 2016 - 12:07am
January 29, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Boundary decision involves thought, discussion, heartache
Growth in our community brings wonderful enhancements and an atmosphere of excitement as the quality of life continues to improve. For our school...
January 29, 2016 - 12:54pm
VIEWPOINT: District should tout Valley Crossing’s positive attributes, not foster unhealthy dynamic
District 833’s approach to making decisions affecting Valley Crossing Community School has created an unhealthy dynamic among stakeholders...
January 29, 2016 - 12:54pm
January 26, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Unions ensure Minnesota’s economy works for more than just a wealthy few
On Jan. 11, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the anti-union case Friedrichs v. The California Teachers Association....
January 26, 2016 - 12:43am
January 25, 2016
VIEWPOINT: In 2016, Washington County will work on libraries, transportation
With each new year, there is an opportunity to reflect on the previous year and prepare for the upcoming year. Some of the challenges that need...
January 25, 2016 - 5:30pm
January 17, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Why did we buy Valley Crossing Community School?
District 833 spent $21.5 million on Valley Crossing Community School. Superintendent Keith Jacobus stated that we bought the building because we “have and continue to experience capacity issues at the elementary level in the northeast quadrant of our district.” The new attendance...
January 17, 2016 - 12:17am