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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An updated city ordinance will ensure that door-to-door solicitors and peddlers cannot circle Woodbury without a clean criminal history.
The Valley Creek Plaza welcomed a new tenant last week. Tuesday Morning, a retailer that specializes in upscale closeout merchandise, moved from its Hudson Road location into the former Office Depot property. "We doubled our space and I think we'll have more traffic too," said Tuesday Morning Regional Manager Connie Hansen.
A lot of "what ifs" go through Anna Craig's mind when she thinks of her dad's heart attack that happened 10 years ago. Though she was only 6 years old at the time, she vividly remembers medical tools and equipment lying all over her house when she got home from school that day. "I remember my sister telling me my dad had a heart attack and we couldn't see him that night," she said. The now 17-year-old high school senior is grateful for what two Woodbury police officers/paramedics did to revive her father from cardiac arrest. Not only did she seek them out, but her appreciation for officers
A self-taught musician with a passion for songwriting and composing has released his second album and is getting ready to tour the country. Joel Kachel, a 2005 Woodbury High School graduate celebrated the release of "Sounds of Crow" last Wednesday before heading to Alaska on Sunday. The acoustic sounds of "Sounds of Crow" took more than two years to release, but the singer/songwriter/guitarist said he wanted to make sure nothing less than extraordinary gets out there for listeners to enjoy. "I'm making this music up on the spot," he said, adding, "It's not that I'm the most amazing guitar p
Winter is coming so that means a lot of hockey at Bielenberg Sports Center. Hockey teams will finally get the locker rooms they've been asking for at Bielenberg Sports Center now that an agreement to fund them is ready for approval. South Washington County School District will help fund three locker rooms out of the 2006 bond referendum fund balance.
A group of Woodbury massage therapy businesses came up with a recommendation earlier this month to reduce license fees under a proposed city ordinance. About 15 massage business representatives attended a meeting with city staff Sept.
There was music, there was carnival food.
A Woodbury man who sued the city for not allowing him to operate an outdoor boiler lost his battle. The court's decision came in favor of the city earlier this month. Woodbury City Council met in a closed session last Wednesday to discuss the order along with a separate potential lawsuit, City Attorney Mark Vierling said. "The city's position was sustained by the court and the gentleman is going to have to remove it," he said. The suit, filed in May by Brad Vier, questioned whether or not the outdoor boiler was a public nuisance under city ordinance. Vier argued he wasn't violating city o
A hobby turned into an everyday job for a Woodbury resident who recently opened his own business in the city. "Even as a little kid I always studied guns before I could own them," Dan Hofmeister said. Hofmeister moved his gun shop "Hoffy's Shooting Supplies" from Lake Elmo to Woodbury this summer, with an array of long guns and handguns to sell. "A lot of people from this area hunt," he said. "We wanted a spot with more exposure.
After 15 years in Woodbury, T.G.I. Friday's closed its doors Monday, Sept.