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Posted on: October 10, 2014

Bonfire, storytelling at Lake Elmo Park Reserve Oct. 30

A bonfire and storyteller program is scheduled, Spooky Campfire Tales, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at the Nordic Center at Lake Elmo Park Reserve.
A limited supply of S’mores and roasting sticks will be... Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2014

Absentee voting for general election underway, extra hours Nov. 1

Absentee voting for the statewide general election is underway and continues through Monday, Nov. 3.
Due to state legislative changes that allow for no excuse absentee voting, a higher voter turnout is expected. Absentee... Read on...

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Posted on: October 29, 2014

UFO Minnesota – Watch the Sky! at 2 p.m. Nov. 2 at R.H. Stafford Library

Minnesota has a rich history of UFO and alien encounters. Learn more at a presentation on UFO Minnesota at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at the R.H. Stafford Library in Woodbury.
The library is at 8595 Central Park Place.Each... Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2014

MacPhail Center for Music presents 'A Musical Snow Storm' Nov. 3 at Valley Branch library

Join MacPhail Center for Music’s early childhood music specialists ti explore the magic of music and play 10:30 a.m. 11:15 a.m. Monday, Nov. 3, at Valley Branch Library.
Through hands-on musical play activities, families... Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2014

Controlled prairie burns planned in Washington County parks Oct. 20 to Dec. 1

Washington County Parks is planning to conduct prescribed prairie burns in Lake Elmo Park Reserve and Pine Point Park, between Oct. 20 and Dec. 1.
The controlled burns will take approximately one to four hours to accomplish... Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2014

Victorian Christmas at the Courthouse preview gala tickets now available

For the 22nd year, the holiday season in the St. Croix Valley will begin with the Victorian Christmas at the Historic Courthouse Preview Gala 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21.
The beautifully-decorated courthouse glows with... Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2014

Have questions about Ebola in Minnesota?

The Washington County Department of Public Health and Environment has created an information sheet to answer questions. See the link to it below.

Information on Ebola in Minnesota
Posted on: September 30, 2014

Teens invited to submit ‘Vote Books’ book ballots, take part in activities

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During Teen Read Month in October, teens ages12 -18 at the Washington County Library branches are invited to make their book choices count by voting for their favorite book in six different categories.
Every teen who... Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2014

Tree removal, planting at the Historic Courthouse October through November

The Washington County Parks Division will be removing several dead or dying trees at the Historic Courthouse, 101 W. Pine St. in Stillwater, between October and November.
The trees are being removed because they were... Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2014

Minnesota Military Family Tribute seeks military family stories

Planners of the Minnesota Military Family Tribute (MFT) at the Minnesota state Capitol are seeking submissions of correspondence from military families.
Designed to honor the families of active and veteran members of the... Read on...

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Posted on: October 6, 2014

Manning Avenue (County Road 15) road construction will cause traffic delays

Manning Avenue (County Road 15) was reduced to one lane between 75th Street North (County Road 12) and Dellwood Road (Highway 96) Saturday, Oct. 4.
Daytime lane closures will resume on Monday, Oct. 6. Motorists should... Read on...


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Posted on: October 27, 2014

Clogging at Your Library Oct. 29 at Oakdale

Ever seen clogging? Want an hour's worth of foot stomping fun? Experience the joy of one of only two folk dances original to America with the YESUCAN CLOGGERS, Virginia Mitchell and Judy Alich. The clogging begins on Oct.... Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Could this be real? UFO Minnesota program Nov. 2 at R.H. Stafford

Author Chad Lewis

Learn about Minnesota's most mysterious happenings and scariest places from paranormal researcher and author Chad Lewis. Lewis has tracked vampires in Transylvania and searched for the elusive monster in Loch Ness.
The R... Read on...

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Posted on: October 6, 2014

Celebrate Teen Read Month!

The Washington County Library is celebrating Teen Read Month during October with special programs and workshops just for teens and the annual Book Ballots: Vote Books program.

This October...Vote Books for Teen Read... Read on...

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Posted on: October 13, 2014

Wildwood Library Community Art Show features work during October

Wildwood Branch

The Wildwood Library Community Art Show will feature work by a variety of artists from the greater Mahtomedi and White Bear Lake area.
Art will be on display for public viewing during regular library hours throughout... Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2014

Book Club Special Edition: William Kent Krueger

William Kent Krueger

Award-winning author William Kent Krueger will discuss his coming-of-age mystery novel "Ordinary Grace" 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, November 10, at the Park Grove Library.
This program is free and open to the public. The... Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2014

Big Book Sale planned at Wildwood Library Nov. 6-8

The Wildwood Branch of Washington County Library will conduct a sale of used library materials and donations the weekend of Thursday, Nov. 6, through Saturday, Nov. 8, during regular library hours.
Materials are priced to... Read on...