Becker Furniture Plans, Splash Pad Suggestion, Motel Management: Woodbury Rewind

A look back at the news of the week in Woodbury.

In case you missed some of the top stories from Woodbury this week, here’s a recap.


New Funeral Home in Woodbury Plans Winter Completion

O’Halloran & Murphy is building a new facility along Valley Creek Road. Check out the comments here.

Halfway Home for Woodbury’s Heart Heroes

Woodbury Days bolstered the city’s efforts to train 7,000 people in hands-only CPR.


Woodbury to Consider Opening Up Phase 2 for More Development

Another post that got the comments moving. Apparently there’s interest from more than just those in the development community.

From Dishwashers to Defibrillators

It’s always hard to buy new appliances. Angela wades through the options after her dishwasher goes out.


Man Sentenced for Burglary After Apparently Tearing Head Off Ex-Girlfriend’s Pet Snake

Yeesh. Police in February were called to a Woodbury home after a woman’s ex-boyfriend threatened to kill her and apparently did kill her pet snake.

Controlled Burn Planned North of Woodbury

Didn’t see any smoke this week. Maybe after the little bit of rain we had they’ll fire it up soon. (Pun intended.)

Woodbury Officials to Work with Red Roof Inn Management

What do you think of the plan to clean things up at the Red Roof Inn?


Becker Furniture World Shoots for Winter Opening at New Woodbury Store

This seems like it’s going to be a giant store. Also had a few comments about the proliferation of furniture stores in that area of town.

Cell Phone Left Behind at Woodbury Crime Leads to Burglary Conviction

Ah, criminals.

A ‘Significant Step’ Toward New Housing in Woodbury

Looks like the city is ready to move ahead with new development.

Two Arrests Made Following Thefts from Woodbury Apartment Complex

Reported earlier in the week that cops were looking for these guys.


Woodbury Councilwoman Renews Call for ‘Splash Pad’ as Part of Bielenberg Expansion Plans

Would you want a splash pad to be built as part of the Bielenberg Sports Center expansion project?

Valley Creek Road Construction Update: Sept. 21

It will be nice when they wrap this up.


One nugget: A babysitter at the 3400 block of Cherry Lane called police about a possible prowler ringing the doorbell and knocking on the door. Police learned it was a neighbor trying to drop off mail delivered to his house by mistake.

We had some really great blog posts this week. If you’re interested, email me at kris.janisch@patch.com.

Bonus 5:

—Social Media Helps Police Track Down Suspect in Woodbury High-Speed Chase

—Nine Woodbury Students are Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists

—Brief: Warrior Dash Returning to Afton Alps in 2013

—Woodbury Veterinarian’s Kindest Cut Hits Milestone

—Two Woodbury Businesses Fail Latest Tobacco Compliance Check


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