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They call one another the genius behind creating a concept that nobody else was able to come up with. You may recognize them by their photo that's big and prominent on all of their advertising. They're the Gold Guys. The businessmen, Joe Beasy and Shane Maguire, are now buying gold and silver out of Woodbury Lakes Mall. The duo started their business more than three years ago at the Mall of America.
Rodney Ough lives on a Woodbury street notorious for speeding motorists. He doesn't believe it's right for residents of his neighborhood to pay for improvements that would force people to slow down, he said. "These are not the people that are living on the street," the Woodcrest Drive resident said of speedy drivers.
More than 130 skaters participated in the annual Skate Woodbury ISI Competition Saturday at Bielenberg Sports Center. The competition featured skaters from various clubs in the Twin Cities including Woodbury and Cottage Grove. It was a two-day event filled with a variety of performances - from freestyle to solos and duets to synchronized dances. Skaters as young as 6 were featured, along with pre-teens and teens. Though the music didn't start right away when she entered the ice rink, Megan Wallace, a 14-year-old from Woodbury, won first place in one of the freestyle groups.
Getting to and from some of the neighborhoods near a new Woodbury development may be difficult for some. Concerns about access points to Urban Village were raised at a neighborhood meeting Thursday, Oct.
Woodbury homeowners may soon have a new way of dealing with emergency water service repairs - especially curb stop issues. After seeing a number of curb stops fail in 2010 and 2011, some of which cost homeowners more than $6,000 to fix, city staff said a change in the current ordinance is needed. Woodbury City Council discussed the issue at a workshop Wednesday, Oct.
When kids walk through the doors of Karen Foy's house, they're suddenly in a different world. Every year, the Woodbury resident's home is an adventure filled with funky, quirky, scary witches, skeletons and skulls. For 30 years, she's collected plenty of things that decorate every room in her home. "The kids are just amazed," Foy said.
A portion of Radio Drive may not belong to the city of Woodbury anymore. During a joint meeting between City Council and Washington County Commissioners Oct.
Woodbury City Council member Christopher Burns recently suggested reducing the number of city newsletters to save on printing and mailing costs. When it came time to discuss the "City Update" newsletters at an Oct.
Proposed fees in a new Woodbury massage therapy ordinance have been reduced. A second draft of the ordinance shows a reduction of a total of $725 in the fee schedule. City staff met with massage therapists Tuesday, Oct. 18, to review a final draft of the ordinance before it heads to City Council next month. About 20 therapists, business owners and other stakeholders met with City Clerk Kim Blaeser, City Planner Eric Searles and police Commander Jay Alberio to give their final input. The main changes from the original draft include investigation and application fees.
To recognize Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Woodbury HealthCore Alliance held a speaker session last week that focused on women's health. The event featured Dr. Sam Arnold, CEO of Comprehensive Healthcare for Women, and Amy Hawks of Regions Hospital Rehabilitation Institute Tuesday, Oct.