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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Public invited to celebrate Law Day at the Washington County Courthouse June 2

The public is invited to celebrate Law Day at the Washington County Courthouse June 2.

The Washington County Courthouse in Stillwater will open its doors to the public as part of a Law Day event designed to celebrate the 14th Amendment: Transforming Americ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Outdoor yoga opens for summer season at Lake Elmo Park Reserve June 1

Tune into the sights and sounds of nature and release stress through guided yoga sequences designed to improve balance, flexibility, breath awareness, and muscle tone 6-7 p.m. Thursdays June 1 through Aug. 17 at the South Picnic Shelter at the Lake Elmo P...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

State responds to perfluorochemicals (PFCs) in Washington County, announces open houses

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)  issued updated health-based advisory values May 23 for two industrial chemicals present in groundwater in the East Metro area, and announced community meetings for June 6 and 7.

The updated values incorporate ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Explore Your Parks Day: County Parks host a variety of free programs, demonstrations June 3

The Washington County Commissioners invite the public to Explore Your Parks Saturday, June 3.

Bike, hike, fish, run, swim, read, view wildlife, visit playgrounds and do much more. The vehicle fee is waived this day in all Washington County Parks. Free outd...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Public invited to celebrate 150th anniversary of Washington County Historic Courthouse June 3

Washington County invites the public to a celebration of 150 years since the groundbreaking of the county’s Historic Courthouse, 100th anniversary of the Soldiers and Sailors Civil War Monument, and special dedication of its 2017 Time Capsule.

The 15...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Washington County campfire programs begin season with bugs, ‘Talkin’ Turkey’ May 27

Bruce the Bug Guy will kick off the season of campfire programs at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve.

The Bug Show is a unique, hands-on, and entertaining, educational program featuring a wide assortment of living and preserved inse...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

'Make Waves' at WaterFest 2017 June 3

“Make Waves” at WaterFest 2017 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at Lake Phalen Park. This free, family festival celebrates clean lakes with fun and an opportunity for outdoor hands-on learning about water, wildlife, and land and wat...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Washington County residents invited to weigh in on valued amenities, concerns

Washington County is updating its comprehensive plan and invites residents to share their thoughts on the county’s best characteristics and their concerns about its future through an online “wiki map” tool. County residents w...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Work on 70th Street in Cottage Grove will bring detour starting May 15

Construction work on the County Highway 22 (70th Street) Management & Safety Project was expected to begin Wednesday, May 10, when crews began relocating private utilities and removing trees and vegetation.

Beginning Monday, May 15, County Highway 22 will ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Guided fitness hikes continue in Washington County parks, next one June 1

Gather friends to explore the Washington County Parks trail system with guided fitness hikes in 2017. The one-hour hikes involve a warm-up and fitness challenges along the way. The next one is June 1 at Lake Elmo Park Reserve. The one-hour hikes involve a...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Be in touch with Washington County faster with its new web app from Apple

The Washington County website now as an app that can be downloaded from the Apple store. Use it to reach Washington County faster.

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Be in touch with Washington County faster with its new web app from Google

The Washington County website now as an app that can be downloaded from the Google Play store. Use it to reach Washington County faster.

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Keep up to date with Washington County road projects with this map

Keep up to date with Washington County road projects with this map

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Upcoming Construction: Update

Road work will begin on County Highway 13 (Olson Lake Trail) between 44th Street and 50th Street on Monday, May 22, 2017. Work will begin with tree clearing along the corridor between 44th and 50th Streets. Two-way traffic will be maintained on one-lane u...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Open House Wednesday, June 21st 4 - 6 p.m.

You're invited to a Public Open House to learn more about the design options for the Hadley Interchange (County Highway 35 and TH 36) Project.

Details for the Open House:When: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Oakdale Discovery C...

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Parks

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

PARK CLOSED

Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park will close March 1, 2017 for park improvements and remain closed until the spring of 2018. 

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