Like his father, Dwight Woodbury, John Woodbury also proved to be a mover and shaker as explained in this seventh grade essay written by Doug Steinke in 1953.
In July, I was one of the hosts at the Weaver/Woodbury House on Ferry Street during the Anoka County Historical Society’s Home and Garden Tour.
In 1912, the citizens of St. Francis voted to consolidate their district schools, becoming the first rural town in the state of Minnesota to do so.
Former Cedar resident, Helen Delger, entertained no fond memories of the “‘good old golden rule days.”
Now that we’re a month into the beginning of the new school year let’s take a look backward to see what came before.
I’d never been to Riverfest, Anoka’s big time summer event, not until last July when I decided to combine it with my usual activity for the day — the Andover Fun Fest which I have attended religiously ever since my son began entertaining under the tent as “Elvis.”
After running home at lunch to check on his cat, Connexus Energy Assistant Planning Engineer Jim Paulson returned to work for a celebration.
Farming was big in Anoka County.