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Posted on: March 3, 2021

News from the March 2 County Board meeting

The following actions were taken at the March 2, 2021, Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting at the Government Center in Stillwater, Minnesota

County Board makes appointments to county boards, commissions

The Washington County Board of Commission...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Washington County spring weight restrictions for county roads go into effect March 4

Spring weight restrictions will go into effect on Washington County Roads at 12:01 a.m. March 4. Ending dates for spring load restrictions are variable and based on how weather is affecting roadway strength.  

All county roads will be posted. Any ...

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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 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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