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Freed Minnesota man tells students at alma mater that knowledge is power

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WOODBURY — While a student at Woodbury High School, Shezanne “Shez” Cassim was bright but considered himself somewhat of a slacker. 

However, when the 29-year-old Woodbury resident found himself locked in a maximum security prison in th…continue reading on dglobe.com

Woodbury ordered to change speech ordinance

March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WOODBURY — Just a few weeks after a Woodbury resident filed a lawsuit against the city for restricting public speeches, a federal judge ordered the city to change a law requiring citizens to obtain permits before speaking publicly.
The Center for …continue reading on dglobe.com

When young helps old, payoff is gold

June 21, 2013 in Woodbury Bulletin

Woodbury resident Erin Kenney received her Gold Award, the highest award for a Girl Scout, during a ceremony on June 2 at the Ted Mann Theater at the University of Minnesota. Continue Reading

County to combat welfare fraud

June 20, 2013 in Woodbury Bulletin

A Washington County program aims to combat public assistance fraud by partnering with law enforcement and conducting ongoing investigations. Continue Reading

Woodbury praised for sustainability, energy conservation by new program

June 19, 2013 in Woodbury Bulletin

The city of Woodbury has been recognized for its green initiatives after participating in a statewide sustainability program for about six months. Continue Reading

No longer in a pickle

June 19, 2013 in Woodbury Bulletin

The clacking sound of wiffle balls hitting rackets is no longer a nuisance.
Woodbury pickleball players, a group comprised of about 140 members, are back out on the courts this summer. Continue Reading

Multi-family units slated for Garden Gate area

June 14, 2013 in Woodbury Bulletin

Woodbury Planning Commission approved Monday, June 3 a new multi-family development near Settlers Ridge Parkway. Continue Reading

New development’s density draws complaint

June 13, 2013 in Woodbury Bulletin

A new housing development may create additional density in eastern Woodbury, a concern brought up by a homeowner in a nearby neighborhood. Continue Reading

Chuck E. Cheese’s plans to build in Woodbury

June 12, 2013 in Woodbury Bulletin

Children, parents and kids-at-heart: get ready for arcade games, memorable get-togethers and, of course, pizza fun.
That’s what the new Chuck E. Cheese’s promises to offer Continue Reading

Saying farewell to a long, eventful career in engineering

June 6, 2013 in Woodbury Bulletin

His colleagues refer to him as an “entire institution.”
While working at Woodbury City Hall for nearly three decades, over half of the city has been built under David Jessup’s leadership. Continue Reading