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Looking back at the news of the week on Woodbury Patch.


Selected calls to the Woodbury Public Safety Department from Feb. 12-19.

Woodbury Celebrates New Merrill Community Arts Center Theater

The grand opening event for the new black-box theater at East Ridge High School, "A Celebration of the HeART,” the Friday, Feb. 22.

Take Heart Woodbury Reaches Goal

The city on Monday announced that 7,000 people have been trained in hands-only CPR.

Police Use Tracker Bracelet to Find Missing Lake Elmo Boy

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is crediting the SafetyNet by LoJach program, and its tracker bracelet, for quickly locating a 7-year-old boy who wandered from his home Sunday afternoon in Lake Elmo.


Million-Dollar Homes Planned at Woodbury Development

The Woodbury City Council on Wednesday is expected to examine plans for Autumn Ridge, located at the southwest corner of Military Road and Radio Drive.

Robert Dean Stein, 45, faces a felony drug charge.

Mark Mauer Resigns Amid Prostitution Allegations

Mark Mauer, of Woodbury, was one of 19 men caught in a Fridley police sting.


Annie Ballantine will walk the runway for a St. Catherine University fashion show at the Mall of America next week.

Woodbury 10-Year-Old to Compete in National Freestyle Skiing Event

A Liberty Ridge Elementary student, Cayden Wood is heading to Park City, Utah, next week for the USSA event.


Man Delivers Emotional Thank You to Woodbury Public Safety

His son, 8-year-old Evan, passed out at Saint Ambrose on Sunday.

Million-Dollar Homes in Woodbury? Sure. But ‘Who Knows How Crazy Somebody Wants to Go’

The Woodbury City Council on Wednesday approved several measures that move the Autumn Ridge development forward.

Updated: Woodbury Police Respond to Daytime Residential Burglary on Eagle Ridge Road

Officers were still on the scene around noon on Thursday.

Woodbury’s Woodwinds Again Named a Top 100 Hospital in U.S.

The Woodbury health facility also earned a 2013 Everest Award.


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 February.

Member of St. Croix Catholic School’s Board of Directors Arrested in Prostitution Sting

Thomas Allen Houle, 46, of Stillwater, was one of 19 men charged with misdemeanors during the two-day police operation conducted at the LivInn Hotel in Fridley. He is listed as a member of St. Croix Catholic School's Board of Directors.

The event is set for March 9 at the Woodbury City Hall.

Snapshot: Keys Café Woodbury Hosts Pancake-Eating Contest

The event was held Feb. 23 at the Valley Creek Mall.

Woodbury fell to Prior Lake and Moorhead in its first team wrestling tournament appearance Thursday at the Xcel Energy Center. Now five wrestlers take aim at state medals.


Woodbury Rep. Ward on Revised Budget Forecast: ‘Real Progress Towards Economic Recovery’

The latest budget forecast for Minnesota came out this week, projecting a smaller deficit than previously anticipated.

This week’s posts from Woodbury Patch’s Local Voices.

Andrea Kieffer spoke on the floor of the Minnesota House Feb. 28 about Rare Disease Awareness Day.

Bonus 5:

—Washington County’s Link to the Baseball Hall of Fame: Tuesday is ‘Bud’ Fowler Day

—Sequestration’s Impact on Washington County

—Woodbury Rep. Kieffer Keeps Pushing for Increased Penalties for Repeat Sex Offenders

—Woodbury Sen. Susan Kent Provides Legislative Update Via Video


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