December 2018

December is for warm fuzzies. Check out stories about local folks who give back, holiday shopping and more in this month's issue. 

Skincare products from BeeNaturalz

From acne spot treatment to lip balm and deodorant, BeeNaturalz offers an array of natural products with beeswax, honey, pollen and other ingredients sourced locally.

A child plays at Lookout Ridge.

Various outdoor and indoor activities offer entertainment for kids in Woodbury this winter.

Curtis Dunn at the worldwide CrossFit Games.

Seeking the “Fittest on Earth,” the worldwide fitness competition challenges those who dare to enter in three parts: the Open, Regionals and the Games.

 East Ridge High School activities director Sara Palodichuk

Catching up with new East Ridge High School activities director Sara Palodichuk.

A wooden Christmas decoration.

Historic downtown Stillwater is a destination for visitors from all over.


One of the happiest days of Woodbury native Eric Miller's 25 years was Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

Jessica Ulrich wears a cap and gown and graduation day.

Dr. Jessica Ulrich uses her own experience with Crohn’s disease to help her patients.

Eric Galler stands next to a statue of a leopard.

Woodbury’s Eric Galler wants to share the hows and whys of early retirement.

The Woodbury Rotary Club cleans up garbage.

When the Woodbury Rotary Club says it’s “an inclusive community for all,” its members prove they aren’t joking around.

Members of the rock band Capital Sons pose with their instruments.

Woodbury resident Rick Paukert creates heart-on-your-sleeve rock music with his band, Capital Sons.

Duc's Restaurant owner Duke Kim sits in front of some of his food.

For a taste of authentic Asian comfort food, look no farther than the hand-me-down family recipes served up by Duc’s of Woodbury.

Illustrated text that reads "All Bodies Fit."

The Emily Program in Woodbury seeks to end stereotypes and soothe the pain of eating disorders—regardless of your age or stage in life.

Courtney Brown Jr., a player on the East Ridge High School boys basketball team

After last year’s season ended in heartbreak, the East Ridge Raptors boys’ basketball team is back and stronger than ever—with their sights set on a rebound.

woodlane flowers in woodbury magazine

Flowers and other plants are an important—if not entirely intuitive—part of a lot of décor that pops up around the holidays. Lauren Mathis, marketing and communications manager of Woodbury’s Woodlane Flowers, shares some tips to prepare and care for your winter floral creations.