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Posted on: February 25, 2015

'Expect The Unexpected' during road construction season

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“Expect The Unexpected” is the theme for National Work Zone Safety Week March 23-27.
In 2014 Washington County, made a concerted effort to ensure all work zones were properly set up and maintained, creating a safer... Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2015

Community forums to help community stop addiction, first one March 26

A community forum to inform, protect, and help the community stop addiction in its tracks is set for three sessions, Thursday, March 26, at Woodbury High School; Thursday, April 2, at Park High School; and Thursday, April 9,... Read on...

Posted on: March 20, 2015

Workforce Center hosts Mini Job Fair March 30 at Stillwater Government Center

The Washington County Workforce Center will be host for a Mini Job Fair noon to 2 p.m. Monday, March 30, at the Stillwater Government Center.
The fair will be in the center’s Lower Level – Room 14. Park in the west parking... Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2015

Guided morning bird hikes begin in Washington County parks, first hike March 28

Guided bird tour

A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout the Washington County Parks system will begin Saturday, March 28, at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve-Nordic Center.
Learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

County working to ensure all have access to civic life, hearings April 7, 8, 9

Washington County will gather public comment on the county’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition plan April 7, 8, and 9.
Access to civic life by people with disabilities is a fundamental goal of the federal... Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Bubble Wonders Show March 29 at Hardwood Creek

Join “bubble-ologist” Geoff Akins on a bubble wonders adventure 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at Hardwood Creek Library.
Geoff uses ordinary soap bubbles to create amazing bubble tricks and creatures, including the... Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2015

$5,000, $12,000 grants for waste reduction available through 2015 Community POWER Program

Washington County participates in a community POWER (Partners on Waste Education and Reduction) grants of $5,000 and $12,000 to non-profit groups and schools to help teach about waste reduction and recycling.
Applications... Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2015

Historical organizations, sites invited to present at ‘History in Your Backyard’ April 12

Local historical organizations and sites are invited to apply for a table at the “History in Your Backyard” event noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 12, at the Washington County Historic Courthouse.
The event is designed to bring... Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Bubble Wonders Show at Park Grove March 28

Join bubble-ologist Geoff Akins as he creates amazing bubble tricks and creatures with ordinary soap bubbles 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at Park Grove Library.
Children ages 0-100 will marvel at his bubble caterpillar... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2015

Learn@the Library: Minnesota’s Gangster Past March 26

Put on your zoot suit and follow in the footsteps of America’s most infamous gangsters as they turned Minnesota into the land of 10,000 crimes 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Park Grove Library.
Filled with deadly... Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Bubble Wonders Show at R.H. Stafford March 28

Join bubble-ologist Geoff Akins as he creates amazing bubble tricks and creatures with ordinary soap bubbles 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the R.H. Stafford Library.
Learn about the art and science of bubbles while... Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2015

Washington County Library declares March the month of ‘Moo!’

In celebration of the Once Upon a Reader statewide one-book program for pre-kindergarten children, Washington County Library is declaring March the month of “Moo!” and will celebrate with events and activities.
Once Upon a... Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2015

County posts 3 highest salaries in county

Minnesota State law – Chapter 156 of the Session Laws of 2005 – require that “a city of county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three... Read on...