Dance Moves, Book Bash, Final Countdown: Woodbury Rewind

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


We counted down 2012's top 10 most-viewed stories on Woodbury Patch, with the last few posted over Monday and Tuesday this week. Here’s the complete list:


Are you wondering what businesses are opening or closing in the east metro or otherwise making the news? Here’s an update for the month of December.

Shake off the gloom that may have settled on your shoulders like a cold wet blanket. Smile at someone. Be patient. Be compassionate. Get on that random act of kindness bandwagon. (From columnist Angela Johnson.)


Drama Unfolds on Local Highways in Woodbury Man’s New Book

A Q&A with the author, Allan Evans.

Last Hurrah for Woodbury’s Bielenberg Sports Center

The Woodbury Community Expo will be held in April, the last major event at the sports center before the dome is razed.

Washington County libraries were closed on Sundays and Mondays during 2012.


Alleged Peeping Tom Hit With Felony Charge

The incident happened at the 1500 block of Parkwood Drive in Woodbury.

Six DWIs for Woodbury Over New Year’s Eve

There were two last year, according to figures provided by the Woodbury Public Safety Department.

‘Huge Change’ for Woodbury’s Tropical Ballroom

The dance studio will close soon as owners Tricia and James Wood begin giving lessons completely off-site.


The workout studio, solely dedicated to spinning classes, will open at 8160 Coller Way.

First Baby of the New Year in Woodbury

The child was born at 1:24 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, at Woodwinds.


‘Fat Bike’ Riders to Descend on Woodbury

The Cold Catfish Cup is set for Jan. 27 at Carver Lake Park.

District 833 School Board Appoints New Member

The board filled the vacancy left by Chair Leslee Boyd’s resignation.

Bonus 5:

—New Laws Take Effect in Minnesota

—Pete Orput to Prosecute Little Falls Thanksgiving Day Homicide Case

—President Pimpin Appears in Court for Allegedly Whipping 2-Year-Old Son with AV Cord

—Nighttime Cross-Country Skiing in Washington County

—Woodbury Rep. Andrea Kieffer Gears Up for Second Term


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