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May 29, 2014
Woodbury to open up more land for development
Woodbury will soon open more land for development as the economy continues to recover and the housing market picks up. City officials will...
May 29, 2014 - 1:47pm
Medical marijuana becomes Minnesota law
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Thursday signed into law a bill to allow the use of medical marijuana. Unlike many major bills, the signing was not held in public. Dayton released a statement: “I pray it will bring to the victims of ravaging illnesses the relief they...
May 29, 2014 - 10:33am
School Board opts for 'blind review' of candidates
District 833 School Board members plan to use a blind review process to pick up to six candidates to interview for an open seat on the board. School Board member Jim Gelbmann is stepping down mid-term at the end of June. The board is going to appoint a new member to complete his...
May 29, 2014 - 7:28am
May 28, 2014
Council looks to put Evergreen streets issue to rest tonight
After weeks of discussion, Woodbury City Council came to a final conclusion about the designs for Evergreen neighborhood streets. Council members will vote tonight on what they saw at a workshop meeting last Wednesday as the most feasible option: 32 foot-wide streets with 8-foot...
May 28, 2014 - 10:30am
School Board publicly backs WHS principal pick
South Washington County School Board members voiced strong support for incoming Woodbury High School Principal Sarah Sorenson-Wagner following apparent complaints from some school staff about the hiring decision. Sorenson-Wagner’s hiring was approved by the board at its Thursday,...
May 28, 2014 - 8:20am
May 9, 2014
Woodbury well testing to determine impact on groundwater aquifer
A new practice will make Woodbury test water wells poised to serve new development before starting to tap the groundwater aquifer. The three-month process comes with a $168,000 price tag and will determine whether the city will get an appropriation permit to pump 2,000 gallons...
May 9, 2014 - 9:47am
April 27, 2014
Assessing the situation in Afton
Since the downtown flood hazard mitigation project discussion initiated, the positives have always been touted– less flooding, better groundwater, better runoff management – but the burdens were the focus of the April 15 City Council meeting. Nearly two dozen people attended...
April 27, 2014 - 7:13am
April 26, 2014
Afton briefs: Subdivision approved, more ...
Afton City Council approved a minor subdivision during its April 15 meeting. The minor subdivision proposal, submitted by Scott Weber, would subdivide a 13-acre existing property on Stagecoach Trail into two separate lots.
April 26, 2014 - 7:48am
April 25, 2014
Band aid to stick in Afton
Storms were brewing at the Afton City Council meeting on April 15 when council members discussed its annual Fourth of July Parade. An item...
April 25, 2014 - 8:26am
April 24, 2014
Space for little pooches sought in dog park upgrades
New improvements to the Woodbury off-leash dog park drew some public comments last week suggesting more fencing, a small dog area and paved trails. The city is proposing to spend about $335,000 on the project that may provide some peace of mind to dog owners and users of the park. “They...
April 24, 2014 - 11:55am
Burns seeking re-election to City Council
A Woodbury City Council member who often votes no on budget issues has decided to run for a second term. If elected in November, Christopher...
April 24, 2014 - 9:55am
April 23, 2014
Woodbury City Council shelves destination marketing effort
Woodbury officials pumped the brakes on forming a convention and visitors bureau last week until some of the city’s amenities open, potentially bringing in out-of-towners on their own. City Council had ordered a study to help decide whether a CVB, also known as a destination...
April 23, 2014 - 1:03pm
April 18, 2014
Afton effort aims to diminish 'false hopes'
Afton is hoping to keep a better line of communication open between its residents and its officials. Afton City Council and Afton Planning Commission held a joint work session on April 7 to discuss potential goals for 2014. One of the areas discussed by council members and commissioners...
April 18, 2014 - 9:08am
April 16, 2014
Traffic questions pull preschool proposal into slow lane
A new preschool and day care center is proposing to build a 10,000 square-foot building at an already congested site in Woodbury. Goddard...
April 16, 2014 - 3:09pm
Woodbury's splash pad equipment on order
Woodbury’s splash pad is becoming a reality. Woodbury City Council accepted a $387,500 bid by Peterson Companies, Inc. to prepare the site and install the equipment for the new summer attraction. The council decided to add a new splash pad last year as part of the newly remodeled...
April 16, 2014 - 8:56am