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A graphic advertising the 2019 Focus on Woodbury photo contest

It's that time of year again: The Focus on Woodbury photo contest has returned for its 21st year of beautiful photos of our community.

Snap and share your favorite Woodbury moments in the 19th annual Focus on Woodbury Photo Contest, sponsored by Woodbury Magazine. Each year we receive amazing images of Woodbury during the competition. Entries must be submitted online at woodburymag.com between August 1 and August 31.

Mandi Folks is a busy stay-at-home mom who has a good eye for photography. Over the past few years, her photos have won recognition in Woodbury Magazine’s Focus on Woodbury Photo Contest, including this one that was taken in her neighbor’s yard.

Everyone tells Amanda Roseth that her job must be so much fun. A professional event planner and owner of Epic Events, Roseth can’t hide the fact that yes, her job is a blast a lot of the time.

Count it off: “5…6…7…8!” Say what? For many of the Woodbury Dance Center (WDC) Dancing Dads, that’s exactly the response they had at their first rehearsal with WDC owner Kathy Johnson Mueller. Plié? Shuffle ball change? Grapevine?

Like a lot of high schoolers, Grace Millington and Michael Skara have part-time jobs that keep them busy after school and on the weekends. But they’ll be the first to say that these aren’t the typical teenager’s job.

Woodbury is now the ninth largest city in Minnesota, since becoming a city in 1967.­ Take a look at our growth over the past 50 years, as well as future projections.

1967
4,396

1970
6,184

1980
10,297

Sometimes, something beautiful can come from a mishap. Early morning during Memorial Day weekend, Gina Osowski was looking forward to a family picnic in Wisconsin.

FOOD & RESTAURANTS

Best Patio Dining
Angelina's Kitchen
Tamarack Tap Room
The Tavern Grill

Jill Lutz’s 17-year-old orange tabby, Kizzy, “has an appetite that can put a teenage boy to shame,” Lutz says. “The day I took the picture, she had already had her first breakfast and was getting in my face about a second breakfast.

The city of Woodbury has introduced a brand new website with a new domain: woodburymn.gov. The website is mobile-friendly and fully responsive for tablet and smartphone devices.

Pages

Friday, July 10 to Sunday, July 19
[Arts & Performance]
WCT Family Presents: Matilda: The Musical on July 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 at the Loft Stage
Friday, September 13 to Sunday, September 15
[Benefits & Fundraisers], [Education & Community], [Food & Drink], [For the Kids]
2019 Nativity County Fair: Admission is free! Activities for all ages: rides, kids games, food, beverages, art market, creative activities, live and silent auctions, fun run, bingo and ongoing live entertainment