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Posted on: July 1, 2015

Newport Library Express lockers move to Transit Station

Library Express lockers are at the Newport Transit Station.

Washington County Library and the City of Newport announce the move of the Newport Library Express lockers and book return from Newport City Hall to the Newport Transit Station, 2222 Maxwell Ave., Newport.
When the Newport... Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2015

County offices, libraries closed July 3, 4

Washington County offices and libraries will be closed July 3 and July 4 for the Independence Day Holiday. They will reopen Monday, July 6.

Posted on: June 30, 2015

Washington County campfire programs continue with tropical rainforest, remarkable reptiles July 4

The Como Zoo will present a program on the tropical rainforest at the Campfire Program at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, July 4, at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve.
Remarkable Reptiles will present a program on reptiles for the Campfire... Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2015

Guided morning bird hikes begin in Washington County parks, next hike July 4

Guided bird tour

A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout the Washington County Parks system will feature the next hike Saturday, July 4, at Lake Elmo Park Reserve.
Learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home and... Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2015

Guided fitness hikes continue in Washington County parks, next ones July 7, July 16

Hike on! A rotating schedule of guided fitness hikes throughout the Washington County Parks trail system will next be 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. July 16, at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve-Nordic Center, and continue through fall. A Free... Read on...

Posted on: July 2, 2015

Ticket to Brasil: Journey through Afro-Brazilian Music at Oakdale Library July 9

Explore diverse Afro-Brazilian rhythms and their origins and get hands-on experience playing various traditional percussion instruments such as pandeiro, tamborim, cuica, caxixi, djembe, and more 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday,... Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2015

St. Croix River Association will discuss strategic plan for fighting invasive species July 9

The public is invited to provide comment on a strategic plan addressing aquatic invasive species (AIS) throughout the St. Croix River watershed at 4 p.m. Thursday, July 9, at the Washington County Government Center in Lower... Read on...

AIS strategic plan
Posted on: July 1, 2015

New way to report maltreatment of vulnerable adults rolled out in state

There is a new way to report maltreatment of a vulnerable adult in Minnesota, starting July 1. Reports will no longer go through county intake programs, but rather will go through a centralized state intake system, the... Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2015

New legal assistance clinics at the Washington County Law Library

This summer, Tubman will have an advocate available to help people fill out Order for Protection (OFP) Papers at the Washington County Law Library, 14949 62nd St. N., in Stillwater.
This clinic occurs on Monday afternoons... Read on...

Posted on: June 15, 2015

Showcase your talent at Ice Cream Social, Amateur Talent Show at the Historic Courthouse

Auditions are set for the annual Amateur Talent Show at the 2015 Ice Cream Social presented by the Washington County Parks at the Historic Courthouse.
Interested participants can choose from two audition dates at the... Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2015

Washington County chemical weed control program starts seasonal spraying

The annual chemical spraying of approximately 220 miles of rural Washington County roadsides is scheduled to begin on or about July 13 and continue for at least two weeks. The objective is to control noxious weeds and brush... Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Vendor applications available for Victorian Christmas at Courthouse, deadline extended to July 17

Vendors of handmade arts, fine crafts, eco-sustainable goods, and take-away food items are invited to submit an application for the 23rd annual Victorian Christmas event Nov. 20, 21 and 22, at the Washington County Historic... Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2015

Washington County Library seeks Maker Fest participants, due August 3

Washington County Library is seeking makers to participate in its Maker Fest 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 24, at Woodbury Central Park, 8595 Central Park Place.
Maker Fest is a community event where people embracing... Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2015

Park Grove Library hosts series on older adult caregiving starting June 16

The Park Grove branch of Washington County Library will host a series of programs in June, July, and August on older adult caregiving. The programs are:
• “When to Worry: Understand Changes in the Aging Process” 6:30 to 7... Read on...