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There’s something mysterious and very beautiful about fog when it rolls into Woodbury. Fog also makes a unique setting for a photo when caught at just the right moment.  

After dabbling in film-based photography in high school, Thanna Goff recently got back into it, with classes “and everything for digital cameras. It’s a new world, with endless possibilities,” she says. “Creativity is at my core.

Readers, you voted for your favorite businesses in a bunch of fun categories this year, from restaurants to doggy daycares to fitness spots. Before the winners of our Best of Woodbury 2018 contest are announced in May, here are the top three finalists in each category (listed alphabetically).

For thousands of years, people have found connection and belonging through religion. Now, in a world operating in an increasingly global manner, churches have extended their relationships and reach. St.

This heartwarming photo, captured by David Butenhoff, is of two-week-old Ophelia (Ophie) being nestled by her sister, Elin, age 10. “Elin has a very sweet and artistic personality, punctuated with quite the independent streak,” Butenhoff says.

For one group of local couples, Valentine’s Day isn’t just a day to celebrate the love in their individual marriages. It isn’t about cards or flowers (although those sentiments are covered; more on that later).

Mackenzie Harding is a busy stay-at-home mom with four children who also has a photography business. “I’ve been taking photos for fun for about eight years and started my business almost three years ago,” she says.

In the summer of 1979, it was nearly impossible to turn on the news or open a newspaper without seeing harrowing images of Vietnamese refugees fleeing the aftermath of the Vietnam War.

A hidden gem in Woodbury is the beautiful Carver Lake on Century Avenue just off Interstate 494. This 49-acre lake, surrounded by hills and woods, has a history of abundant northern pike; bluegill, crappie and largemouth bass can also be found in the waters.

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Thursday, December 12
[Education & Community], [For the Kids], [Sports, Health & Wellness]
Walk when the Moon is full to listen and look for these flying mousetraps! Great horned and barred owls make the nature center home.
Wednesday, December 4
[Education & Community], [For the Kids]
Drop in to watch and record winter birds on our trails or at our feeders. Enter your sightings using the eBird app or hand-write a list for the naturalist.