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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Washington County Sheriff's Office announces 2019 Citizens Academy

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a Washington County Deputy? Here’s your chance to learn more! Join us Tuesday nights this spring for the 2019 Citizens Academy to get an inside look into the Washington County Sheriff’s Office...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Library, Parks host snowshoe story stroll at Lake Elmo Park Reserve Feb. 23

Join Washington County Library and Washington County Parks for a snowshoe story stroll 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, starting at the Eagle Point Trailhead at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve. Hot cocoa and s’mores will be served following this family fri...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

STEM Saturdays: Snake, Rattle and Roll March 2 at Park Grove Library

STEM Saturdays: Snake, Rattle and Roll will be 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Park Grove Library.

Learn about salamanders, turtles, snakes, and meet several of the species that call Minnesota and Wisconsin home in this program with Snake Discovery...

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

STEM Saturdays feature snakes, bugs at Valley Library Feb. 23, March 2

STEM Saturdays: Snake Discovery will be 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 23, and STEM Saturdays: Bruce the Bug Guy will be 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 2, at Valley Library.

Slither into the world of reptiles by touching, holding, and even feeding some sc...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Washington County reports three highest salaries for county employees

Minnesota state law - Chapter 156 of the Session laws of 2005 – 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 emplo...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

County Attorney's Office Declines to Issue Charges in November, 2018 Officer Involved Shooting

The Washington County Attorney’s Office issued a memorandum to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on February 21, 2019, declining to issue charges stemming from the BCA’s investigation into an officer involved shooting last November.

The WCAO found that t...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Campground Closure

Please note that the Lake Elmo Modern Campground (sites 1-80) will be closed after September 8, 2019 for an improvement project.  This includes the Dump station, and restroom/shower buildings.  Visit the project page for more information here: https://www...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Annual Utility Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 6

Washington County’s Annual Utility Meeting will be held Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 9:00am at the Washington County Public Works Building, 11660 Myeron Road N, Stillwater. Utility companies, Cities, Townships, DNR, MnDOT, MTC, and Met Council ar...

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