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Manning Avenue construction in the works SRF Consulting Group, Inc. was hired to study a road project on County Highway 15 (Manning Avenue) from Interstate 94 in Woodbury, up to Highway 5 in Stillwater. The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved a $618,000 contract with the firm on May 28. The project is a preliminary design study for the corridor and includes environmental documentation. The analysis will include the analysis of two roads intersecting with County Highway 15: County Highway 14 (Olinda Boulevard North) and Highway 5.
Erik Estrada, the actor best known for playing the television character "Ponch" in the popular 1970s-80s show "CHiPs," will be coming to Woodbury this week in support of a new film he is starring in. According to the Five Oaks Community Church website, Estrada will be at the church to discuss the focal point of the film -- Internet safety for children. The film, "Finding Faith," explores an incident involving a teenager abducted by an Internet predator.
Woodbury Royals football salt drive It's time for the annual Woodbury Royals football salt drive. The team will have two items for sale: Extra-Coarse Water Softener Salt (Blue bag, $5.35 each, 40-pound bag) and Regular Water Softener Pellets (Yellow bag, $5.90 each, 40-pound bag). For only a $5 delivery fee, your order will be delivered by a Woodbury football player and carried to your basement or another location that you request. Orders must be placed by Monday, June 10. Place an order by simply emailing firstname.lastname@example.org .
Stillwater shutout East Ridge 6-0 in the Section 4AAA playoffs at Midway Stadium in St. Paul to end the Raptors' season. The Ponies took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and extended the lead to 5-0 in the third inning before adding a run in the sixth. Stillwater's Andy Peterson went 3-for-4 with two RBI while TJ Galenti threw a four-hit shutout for the win. Galenti allowed three walks and struck out two. Chris Richardson suffered the loss for East Ridge, which finished the season with a 13-8 record.
Woodbury senior Mike Myers saved his best for last. Myers shot a 2-over par 74 on the second day of the two-day Section 3AAA golf championship to help him earn a trip to the state tournament. After carding an 81 on the first day of sections, held May 28, at Goodrich Golf Course in Maplewood, Myers started the second day hot, shooting a 1-under par 35 on the front nine at Bunker Hills Golf Club in Coon Rapids, on the way to his 74 on the day.
The South Washington County Thunderbolts adapted softball team may have lost its first game at the 2013 state tournament, but the team made sure it didn't come home empty handed. The Thunderbolts finished as consolation champions at the state tournament, defeating Chaska/Chanhassen/Prior Lake/Shakopee, 14-4, in the fifth-place game after upsetting Dakota United in the consolation semifinals. In the consolation championship, the third-seeded Thunderbolts, which finished the year 11-5 overall, recorded a pair of five-run innings to contribute to a six-inning win over the fourth-seeded Southern
Winning a section golf championship is a tough thing to do.
The latest crop of graduates from Woodbury was set loose on the world over the weekend. On Saturday, the 356 graduates from East Ridge High School were conferred at the school.
Probably the most common reason couples identify for seeking therapy is a lack of thoughtful, considerate communication. They say they don't know how to talk to each other so that both partners feel they have been heard, or how to share their feelings so that no one gets upset.
Becoming a grandparent is a wonderful opportunity to offer love, support and all the knowledge we have acquired throughout our years of raising children. We have many answers to the childrearing questions our sons and daughters may have and are only too happy to impart our words of wisdom. We feel we know best as we have been in these situations and our children are living proof that we did the right thing. We might be surprised to learn that many childrearing methods have changed and what we once thought was best for our children has been proven to be not so.