Arts & Culture

Let me hear you CHEER! For a sport that was once, well, relegated to the sidelines, cheerleading has seen a major growth spurt over the last 10 years in Woodbury.

Location, Location, Location. Anyone who’s ever bought a home knows this phrase; it usually implies the sacrifice that’s made to get the home of your dreams in your dream location.

If you’re not one of the lucky few to be jet-setting off to warmer weather and sandy beaches during spring break, have no fear. Woodbury offers lots of places to keep minds and bodies occupied while not in the classroom.

Although turntables are a thing of the past, albums are finding a new generation of fans. Woodbury Community Theatre’s The Drowsy Chaperone celebrates music’s transformative power. The show opens with a die-hard musical theater fan placing his favorite album on a turntable.

The transition from one home to the next often presents challenges. The city of Woodbury houses several senior home options for those looking to move.

A harrowing flight in a blizzard on January 17, 1960 almost wiped out the NBA’s Minneapolis Lakers franchise.

The popular tune, "A Whole New World," from the movie Aladdin, generally features a male and a female singer. That is until Nick Pitera, formerly of Woodbury, stepped in.

Imagine flying an airplane in a rough Midwest snow storm with no heat, no defroster, no lights, no radio, no fuel gauge and no navigation system.
   

Woodbury Chamber members and guests attended the annual State of the City address presented by mayor Mary Giuliani Stephens at Eagle Valley Golf Course. All photos by Jeanne Berget.

High school orchestra students generally play with their peers. Once a year, the student performers from South Washington County Schools collaborate with an older generation and play side by side.
   

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