Riham Feshir has been a reporter/ photographer with the Woodbury Bulletin since 2011. She covers Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news around the city. Riham holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked for two other Forum Communications newspapers in Central Minnesota.
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Kids of all ages enjoyed a week of fun at Colby Lake Park, where they soaked in water games and other fun activities sponsored by the Woodbury Parks and Recreation...
If there happens to be a massive layoff in Washington County, the Workforce Center steps in and competes with other independent organizations to assist dislocated workers.
When a group of people looking for fellowship began growing from just a few to about 40, they decided to form a church in Woodbury.
The Washington County Board of Commissioners took the opportunity June 18 to thank volunteer groups who keep county roads clean through collecting litter as part of the Adopt-A-Highway program. …...
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With many current-generation veterans having served multiple combat tours, a large number suffer from all sorts of trauma. Some turn to alcohol and drugs to numb the pain.
A Washington County program aims to combat public assistance fraud by partnering with law enforcement and conducting ongoing investigations. Benefits were reduced or stopped in 75 percent of 201 cases during recent investigations that revealed discrepancies in the eligibility of those receiving benefits, said Community Services supervisor Pamela Logan. The Fraud Prevention Investigation (FPI) program identified nearly $175,000 in overpayments to clients who were essentially disqualified for assistance, she added. The program's focus is to quickly identify instances where applicants are rece
The clacking sound of wiffle balls hitting rackets is no longer a nuisance. Woodbury pickleball players, a group comprised of about 140 members, are back out on the courts this summer.
The city of Woodbury has been recognized for its green initiatives after participating in a statewide sustainability program for about six months. The "GreenStep Cities" is a voluntary program put on by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that encourages communities throughout the state to implement energy efficiency based on 28 best practices. Cities are recognized for completing one, two or three-star level practices. The city of Woodbury will be recognized at the annual League of Minnesota Cities conference Thursday, June 20, for advancing through all the steps and becoming a "Step 3
Woodbury Planning Commission approved Monday, June 3 a new multi-family development near Settlers Ridge Parkway. Eastview Place will have 74 attached units, located north of Eastview Road and west of Settlers Ridge Parkway. The property is zoned high density on the city's land-use plan.