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Clues leading to the hidden 2017 Woodbury Days medallion will be revealed daily from Aug. 15-17. If the medallion isn’t found by Friday, Aug. 17, more clues will resume on Monday through Friday, Aug. 20-24, or until the treasure is found.
Woodbury Days returns Aug. 24-26, and with it comes the annual medallion hunt, co-sponsored by Edina Realty-Baden Real Estate Group and the Woodbury Bulletin. Whoever finds the medallion will receive a prize of $200 in gift cards if they have a Woodbury Days Button of Savings, or $100 of the prize without a button. Medallion hunters are asked to call 612-327-1748 when the medallion is found. The Bulletin will feature the winner in an upcoming edition. For more information on Woodbury Days and the Button of Savings, visit www.woodburydays.com .
Stan Karwoski and Julie Ohs pulled away from Joe Delaney Tuesday in the Washington County Board District 2 primary race, while five candidates vying for a spot on the ballot in District 2 were much closer in vote totals. Wayne A. Johnson (1,420 votes) and Jeff Swensen (1,405) led the pack in the county's fourth district, according to unofficial numbers on the Secretary of State website .
The Woodbury Rotary Club added eight new members during the previous two Rotary years, running July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2018. In alphabetical order new members are: Tom Flaherty, Director of Jerry's Foods; Dorothy Michori, homecare service; Gino Monico, Citizens State Bank; Dan Moris, Eagle Valley Golf Course Director; Shartsi Musherure, educator; Catherine Strum, medical nursing, Deb Veit, Oak Meadows Director; and Ruth Watkins, kitchen and bath designer.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued a statewide air quality alert due to smoke spreading across northern Minnesota Friday, Aug. 10, and southern Minnesota on Saturday, Aug. 11.
Jon Fila announced his candidacy Aug. 9 for the Stillwater School Board. The teacher of 18 years listed school safety, innovation, accessibility and career readiness as the focus of his campaign. “There are voices in the district struggling to be heard, and in some cases, people don’t even know the right questions to ask,” Fila said in a news release. “We have a lot of challenges, and a lot of opportunities in this district. I want to make sure that all students get the support they need to succeed.”
DENMARK TOWNSHIP — A suspect was taken into custody Thursday evening after a reported firearm discharge in the 1400 block of 70th Street South. Washington County Sheriff's deputies responded 4:02 p.m. Aug. 9, 2018, to a disturbance call at a residence, according to a news release. While evacuating occupants from the residence, a deputy reported that a firearm had been discharged.
Chris Falteisek will provide a presentation 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, on his recent journey to Iceland, Sweden, Norway and Poland at Christ Episcopal Church, 7305 Afton Road in Woodbury. Falteisek, Christ Church's Minister of Worship/Music Director, recently spent five weeks on a genealogy pilgrimage to experience the life and customs of his ancestral countries.
To the editor: There is no such thing as a free lunch. Or a free session with your friendly health care provider. Everyone knows that, or should know that. Yet an increasing number of our leftist politicians — quite a few in Minnesota included — persist in telling us that, if we would only expand governmental control of our health care system, we could enjoy our free medical lunch.
Thousands of people have responded to the emergency call for blood and platelet donations in early-July, though there continues to be an emergency need for donors of all blood types, especially type O, according to the American Red Cross.