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Woodbury High School Choirs presents its "Fire and Ice" cabaret at 7 p.m. May 21-23. The performance will include all curricular and extracurricular choirs, including varsity choir, choralaires, concert choir, select ensembles Viva Voce and Chamber Singers, and solo acts. This year's theme will feature production numbers such as "Freeze Frame," "We Didn't Start the Fire" and "Disco Inferno." Other popular songs include "Great Balls of Fire," "Cold as Ice" and "Fire and Ice." Solo acts will include "Fire," "Heatwave," "I Want It That Way" and "Fever."
SOUTH WASHINGTON COUNTY SCHOOLS — Sculptures, paintings and collages were among the works displayed May 7 at the annual Woodbury Elementary School art show. Students from kindergarten through fifth grade celebrated the fine arts along with their families and teachers.
Washington County plans to conduct controlled burns between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Lake Elmo Park Reserve May 15-28. Controlled burns help keep forests and grasslands healthy, by encouraging the regrowth of fire-dependent native plants and reducing undesirable brush in forests. Many native plant communities in Washington County have plants, habitats and wildlife that need regular fire or grazing disturbance.
A 29-year-old St. Paul man charged in connection to a string of Hudson-area holiday thefts pleaded not guilty to two counts of felony retail theft $500-$5,000 in St. Croix County Circuit Court May 3, according to court records. Travis Alen Morey was charged along with 29-year-old St. Paul resident Ashley Ann Reed and Joseph Michael Christiansen, 29, Woodbury, for their alleged involvement in thefts from Target, Menards and Fleet Farm December 2018 through January 2019, according to charging documents.
A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout Washington County Parks continues from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park. Learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home and contribute to citizen science data collection by completing bird count surveys with the guide. The surveys collected will assist the county's natural resources team and related work in conjunction with the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Fund grant.
Upper Afton Road and the Meadowood Area in Woodbury is expected to begin reconstruction beginning Monday, May 6. This will require closing the east end of Upper Afton Road between Weir Drive and Overlook Drive. The intersection of School Drive and Upper Afton Road will not be under construction until school is out on June 7. When school is not in session, there will be times when the intersection is unavailable.
A dangerous near miss happened this morning on a road near you. A motorist racing to work came around the bend and found a tractor starting to lumber up the hill. Another vehicle was already behind the tractor, but the impatient motorist figured he could overtake both the car and the tractor. Halfway around them, he suddenly encountered an SUV cresting the hill at 60 mph.
Despite a cloudy, chilly spring Saturday, dozens of Woodbury families kicked off their summer of exploring wellness at the Woodbury Thrives 2019 Wellness Challenge event. The free event attracted kids of all ages, who had fun with healthy lifestyle games and activities, including face painting, free smoothies and walking a mile with Woodbury Mayor Anne Burt. Joining Burt were Washington County Commissioner Lisa Weik, state Rep. Steve Sandell, City Council members Andrea Date and Jennifer Santini and others.
WOODBURY — The Woodbury High School lecture hall will morph into an enormous gallery space for all 2018-19 art students during the annual All-School Art Show. The public is invited.
A Woodbury, Minn., man charged with six counts of felony retail theft was bound over for trial at an April 23 preliminary hearing in St. Croix County Circuit Court, according to court records.