Thursday, January 3, 2013
There were two last year, according to figures provided by the Woodbury Public Safety Department.
Among the more than 300 people arrested on suspicion of DWI in Minnesota over the New Year’s Eve timeframe, there were six in Woodbury. That’s a slight jump from the two who were busted for drinking and driving last year, according to numbers provided by the Woodbury Public Safety Department. From Dec. 1, 2011, to Jan. 1, 2012, there were 19 people arrested on DWI charges. This past month that number was 26. The total number of DWI offenses in Woodbury in 2011 was 130; for 2012 it was 150. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety on Wednesday reported that at least 300 people were arrested for DWI statewide on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, according to its preliminary arrest information. The arrest numbers come from the State Patrol…
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Tell us about Christmas in your house, and add photos to this post.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Kris Janisch
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Merry Christmas Woodbury! If you find yourself online today, take a moment to share with the community some of your family’s holiday traditions. Just add it in the comments section. Or, if you have photos or videos of kids opening presents, the family around the dinner table or anything that you think represents the season, add it to this post. Just hit the “Upload Photos and Videos” button. From the U.S. Census Bureau, here are some facts and figures about the holiday season. $27 billion Retail sales by the nation’s department stores (including leased departments) in December 2011. This represented a 45 percent jump from the previous month (when retail sales, many holiday-related, registered 18.6 billion). No other month-to-month …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
With a $580 million prize on the line, Twin Cities residents are eyeing their tickets.
A half billion dollars could be yours in the latest Powerball drawing. In fact, so many people were trying to access the Florida lottery website that the server was slow to respond and appeared down at times shortly after the 11 p.m. drawing. The Minnesota site had no such issue, as seen here. The $580 million winning Powerball numbers have been selected and people in the Twin Cities metro from St. Michael to Hudson are checking their tickets. The winning Powerball numbers for the Nov. 28, 2012 drawing are 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and a Powerball number of 6. For more on Powerball, visit Powerball.com There are plenty of ups and downs to winning (or trying to win) the Powerball lottery in Minnesota. Last year, a $229 million ticket was sold in …