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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Community Thread seeks nominations for 2021 Community Involvement Awards

Community Thread is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Community Involvement Awards. The Community Involvement Awards, now in their 46th year, honor the work of exceptional volunteers in the community. 

“Volunteers play a key role in...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Licensing information for potential child foster care providers in county available March 4

An informational meeting for those interested in foster care in Washington County is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 4, through a Webex presentation.

For those who decide to become licensed to provide foster care, the licensing process begins at no cost to the...

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County
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Washington County Historic Courthouse plans exhibit on archives, community invited to lend objects

Join Washington County Parks to explore how an object may communicate ideas, values, and meaning with the exhibition “The Life of an Object: Stories, Meanings & Moments” opening at the Washington County Historic Courthouse in June ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Washington County Library featured events for March

Washington County Library offers online programs for residents to enjoy at home! Registration is required so that participants receive the link to join virtually. In addition to featured events, book clubs have transitioned to virtual meetings and storyti...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Guided bird hikes in Washington County Parks continue March 13

A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout Washington County Parks will continue with a hike 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 13, at Big Marine Park Reserve.

Hikers should park in the playground parking lot and meet in the same lot.

Registration is re...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Washington County adds 'dashboard' to track COVID-19 in county

The Washington County data dashboard includes case information, demographic data, and likely exposure data for confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Washington County. The dashboard includes city-level data for communities with more than 10 positive cases.

The da...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Washington County reports 3 highest salaries

Minnesota state law requires that "a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees."

As of Jan. 6, 2021, the highest paid employees a...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Online Update available for the Highway 36 & Manning Avenue Interchange Project

A tree clearing and building demolition project is taking place in March 2021 at the intersection of Highway 36 and Manning Avenue. This work is required to be performed prior to the interchange roadway construction project to minimize environmental impac...

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Parks

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Park operations changes due to COVID-19

Based on the Governor’s Order 21-01 the Washington County Parks has a few changes in operation effective as of Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 11:59 pm.

  • Nordic Center – Rentals will not be offered. Indoor restrooms opened on Monday, January...
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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Online Engagement now live through March 5

Washington County, in partnership with the City of Forest Lake, is hosting a second online engagement event regarding future improvements to County Road 33 (Everton Avenue) between Broadway Avenue and 220th Street.  In light of the COVID-19 situa...

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Transportation