Monday, May 13, 2013
Memorial Day, celebrated during the last Monday of May, honors those who have died in service to the U.S. military.
The 2013 Memorial Day observance in Woodbury will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, May 27. The local event will be held at the Veterans Memorial on the grounds of City Hall. It’s hosted by the hosted by the Woodbury VFW Post 9024 and Woodbury Lions Veterans Memorial Council. Initially founded as Decoration Day in 1869, Memorial Day honors those who died while serving in the U.S. military. It was made an official holiday in 1971. The Woodbury event, which typically lasts about an hour, will include: From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans—the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)—established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
If you know of a patio that’s open, or will be soon, tell us about it in the comments section, and be sure to mention your favorite spot in town.
One is already open, and several others are planning to do so this weekend. Patch on Thursday called a few popular patio places in Woodbury. Many are planning to open this weekend. If you know of a patio that is open or will be soon, share the news in the comments section below this post. And check back for updates. The patio at Lakes Tavern and Grill is now open. Sunsets plans to have its patio open Friday, when umbrellas will be going up. Wild Bill’s Sports Saloon plans to have its patio open sometime Friday afternoon. The Tavern Grill expects to have its patio open this weekend, most likely by Friday. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our free newsletter
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The fast-food empire plans a second restaurant at the Commerce Hill development off Woodbury Drive.
A second McDonald’s in Woodbury is set to open this summer at the Commerce Hill development near SuperTarget. It's expected to be open sometime in July, said Paul Maenner, partner with MW Development. The second McDonald’s is one of several new businesses at the site, where European Wax, Vivie Nails and Great Clips are also planned, developers told Patch last fall. They are expected to open in later this spring. The new McDonald’s follows the fall 2011 reconstruction of the location across from the Valley Creek Mall. A groundbreaking ceremony for the new McDonald's was held Monday. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our free newsletter
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The team placed seventh in a national competition in Florida last month.
For the third consecutive year, the East Ridge High School varsity cheer team went to nationals. Out of 51 teams, the local contingent took seventh place at the February event in Orlando, Fla. The junior varsity team took ninth out of 20 teams. Coverage will air from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30, on ESPN2, according to a release from District 833. MaKenna Berger Jenna Ertman Savanna Gray Kenzie Gullickson Kate Hawken Rachel Hawn Rachel Hawn Carly Kelly Anna Lee Hannah Lipps Sara Mercado Megan Musil Abby Praska Isabel Praska Kayla Schulz Kayla Torborg Katie Rusin Savanna Bedard Heather Binder Breanna Boe Meghan Braun Sydney Dreher Carley Eriksen Mara Jones Hannah …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
It will be the last major event at the Bielenberg Sports Center before the dome is razed to make way for a new field house.
The Woodbury Community Expo, the largest gathering of its kind in the east metro, is less than a month away. The fourth annual event is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Bielenberg Sports Center. It will be the last major event at the sports center’s dome before it’s torn down to make room for a new $21.8 million field house, new two-story lobby and outdoor rink, along with other improvements. Related: Last Hurrah for Woodbury’s Bielenberg Sports Center 10 New Items on the Bielenberg Sports Center Expansion Project Woodbury Playground Would be State’s Largest for Kids of All Abilities Outdoor Movies in Woodbury? Update on Pleasure Rink for Bielenberg Sports Center Expansion Splash Pad at Bielenberg Gets Lukewarm Reception…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Woodbury is part of the River Valleys Girl Scout Council, which ranks No. 1 in cookie sales though it’s eighth in membership.
Julie Sexton’s favorite? “Thin Mints, by far.” Girl Scout cookies go on sale Feb. 2, and about 600 girls from the Woodbury area will soon be going door to door, setting up booths, and learning business and interpersonal skills, said Sexton, Woodbury Service Unit cookie manager. “What I really like about the Girl Scout cookie program is it teaches girls responsibility and accountability for themselves as well as for the troop,” she said. “For example, my troop of Juniors (currently in fifth grade) determined their own goals, the troop goal, and the reward for hitting the troop goal each year. I am proud to say they have worked hard and have reached their goal every year.” After introducing a new lemon cookie (Savannah Smiles) last year for …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The outdoor-goods retailer announced its plans to open a store in Woodbury on Tuesday.
A new Cabela’s in Woodbury would be built just north of Tamarack Village, not within it. Cabela’s, a national outdoor-goods retailer, announced Tuesday its plan to build a new store in Woodbury. Related: Cabela’s Plans to Open Store in Woodbury The release from the company said it would open at Tamarack Village, but the president of the company that owns Tamarack told the Pioneer Press that Cabela’s has been looking at buying property at the southwest corner of Radio Drive and Interstate 94, north of the shopping area. No permit applications have have been submitted to the city at this point, said Eric Searles, Woodbury associate planner. Cabela’s plans to open the 85,000-square-foot store in the fall of 2014, with construction set…