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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Washington County Library celebrates Minnesota writers with Virtual Author Series

To kick off the New Year in 2021, Washington County Library will host a virtual series featuring Minnesota writers. The series, titled Write in our Midst, will be frrom 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the following dates: 

  • Jan. 19: Kao Kalia Yang
  • Jan. 2...
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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Washington County opens next round of COVID-19 relief funding

Washington County will begin taking applications Jan. 7 from small businesses and non-profits for COVID-19 relief funding.

Applications will be accepted starting at 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, and accepted through 4:30 p.m. Feb. 4. Eligibility requirements an...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Find sites in Washington County for Christmas tree drop-off

When the holiday season is over, recycle trees by dropping them off at one of the available locations in Washington County.

Facilities have varied hours of operation, fees, and restrictions for each site. Tree stands, plastic bags, tinsel, wire, lights, an...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Library features online programs in January

All Washington County Library branches will be closed Friday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day. Regular modified hours will resume Saturday, Jan. 2. Libraries will also be closed Monday, Jan. 18, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

2021 Washington County campground season starts soon

With 2020 wrapping up in Washington County Parks, preparations are underway for the 2021 camping season, which runs from April 30 through Oct. 17 at Lake Elmo Park Reserve and St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park. Online reservations open to the public Tuesday,...

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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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