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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Guided bird hikes in Washington County Parks continue Oct. 8

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

Hikers should park by the playground parking lot and meet at the playground.

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

News from the Oct. 4 Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting

Brach named to Valley Branch Watershed District board

John Brach, West Lakeland Township, was named a manager on the Valley Branch Watershed District Board by the Washington County Board of Commissioners.

The appointment was made Oct. 4. It is to a second t...

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County
Posted on: October 1, 2022

Ravine Lake treated for curly-leaf pondweed

Ravine Lake in Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park will be treated for curly-leaf pondweed this week.

The work is being done through South Washington Watershed District. Find more information about the program on that agency's website.

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County
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Park Grove Library in Cottage Grove will have featured events in October

Park Grove Library, 7900 Hemingway Avenue South,  in Cottage Grove will have featured events in October.

The main telephone number for Park Grove Library  is 651-459-2040.

All Washington County Library branches will be closed on W...

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County
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Hardwood Creek Library features events in October

Hardwood Creek Library, 19955 Forest Road North, in Forest Lake will have featured programs in October.

The library's main telephone is 651-275-7300.

All Washington County Library branches will be closed on Wednesday, Oct. 19,for a staff t...

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County
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Get information on being licensed child care provider in Washington County Oct. 13

Washington County residents interested in becoming a licensed family child care provider in the county may take the first step and view an orientation meeting via Teams 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13.

Registration is required by Oct. 6. Registration is p...

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County
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Washington County ready for voting for General Election

There are many ways to vote in the Nov. 8 General Election – via mail, in-person absentee, and on Election Day. Learn more on the Washington County website.

 In-person absentee voting will begin Sept. 23 and run through Nov. 7 at five Vo...

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County
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: October 1, 2022

Ravine Lake treated for curly-leaf pondweed

Ravine Lake in Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park will be treated for curly-leaf pondweed this week.

The work is being done through South Washington Watershed District. Find more information about the program on that agency's website.

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Parks
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Lake Elmo Park Reserve Contact Station temporarily closed through Oct. 7

The Lake Elmo Park Reserve contact station will be temporarily closed through Friday, October 7 due to construction taking place. A temporary office is now located at the Nordic Center. Park visitors can buy vehicle permits and campers can check in at the...

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Parks
Posted on: August 24, 2022

Central Greenway Regional Trail Closed

The Central Greenway Regional Trail in Lake Elmo Park Reserve is closed for trail improvements. If interested in hiking or biking on a paved trail, park at the Lake Elmo Swim Pond and utilize the paved loop that runs along the lake.

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Parks
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Construction in Lake Elmo Park Reserve & St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park

Notice: Lake Elmo Park Reserve Projects and Impacts

  • Note that construction and possible noise will occur due to the Central Greenway Trail project beginning in mid-August and go through late October. Work hours are expected to be Monday - Friday from 8 a.m...
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Parks

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

County Highway 32 (11th Avenue SW) Pedestrian and Safety Improvement Project Online Engagement

Washington County, in partnership with the City of Forest Lake, is exploring pedestrian and safety improvements along County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 32 between I-35 and Trunk Highway 61. This study will assess intersection and tra?c safety improvements, ...

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