Rewind: Bieber Fever, Roads Ramp Up, Woodbury’s Own Science Guy

Catching up on the news of the week in Woodbury.

Looking back at this week’s top stories from Woodbury—here’s a rundown of what you might have missed.


Here’s a really nice story about a Woodbury mom who is trying to arrange a meeting between pop star Justin Bieber and her daughter Emme, who has an incurable heart defect. (Might be safe to say a Woodbury Patch story has never been tweeted so much.)

Remember this during those hot days this summer. The work is expected to continue through Labor Day.


This story about a couple’s harrowing motorcycle crash—and the state “Saved by the Helmet” award they received—generated a lot discussion on the Minnesota helmet law.

You can now buy tickets online for this event, which will also benefit a nonprofit that outgoing Superintendent Mark Porter and his wife Jane have long supported.


I heard that they had to adjust the football practice schedule because Mr. G’s science-review sessions were so well attended.

Patch teamed up with thriller writer James Patterson to bring you some book suggestions for young readers this summer:


Was this an accident or a spooky situation for a Woodbury girl?

Lots of debate about this one; the broad strokes are now in place.

Roundabout discussions weren’t limited to Woodbury Drive this week.


As you celebrate Father’s Day today, here’s something for the fellas.

Lots of cool city-run events for kids and families coming up.


In this week’s Woodbury police blotter: A port-a-potty was set on fire; there was a report of an “accelerant.”

Hey, the farmers market is open today!





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