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Posted on: August 3, 2021

News from the Aug. 3 County Board meeting

The following actions were taken at the Aug. 3, 2021, Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting at the Government Center in Stillwater, Minnesota

County Board approves comments for Oakdale TIF district

The Washington County Board of Commissioners app...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

County Highway 3 (Norell Avenue North) in-person open house Aug. 4

Washington County, in partnership with May Township, is hosting an in-person and online Open House to view and comment on the preferred design concept for County Highway 3 (Norell Avenue North) Aug. 4.

Join an in-person Aug. 4 or see the project website af...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Get information on being licensed child care provider in Washington County Aug. 11

Washington County residents interested in becoming a licensed family child care provider in the county may take the first step and view a Webex meeting 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 11.

Registration is required by Aug. 4. Registration is possible on the Wash...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Current conditions could increase risk of Naegleria fowleri (PAM)

As Minnesota experiences hot and dry weather this summer, Washington County Public Health & Environment is sharing an important reminder about the risks of Naegleria fowleri when swimming.

Naegleria (nigh-GLEER-E-uh) is an ameba commonly found in warm ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

County’s 2022 recommended budget continues pandemic response, recovery

The Washington County Board of Commissioners received the Administrator’s recommendation for the county’s 2022 budget July 27.

In response to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on residents and businesses, the County Board ap...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Vendors sought for 2021 Christmas at the Courthouse

The Washington County Historic Courthouse is now accepting vendor applications for the 28th Annual Christmas at the Courthouse event Nov 20-Nov. 21.

This is a competitive and juried event that seeks local vendors with a variety of handcrafted and/or local ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

Photo contest open for Washington County Park’s annual vehicle permit

Members of the general public who have been snapping photos in Washington County Parks now have the opportunity to submit those photos with the possibility of one being used on the county’s annual 2022/2023 parks pass.

This year, Washington Count...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

Washington County WIC celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

The Washington County WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Program is celebrating Minnesota Breastfeeding Awareness Month throughout August. The theme for World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1-7, is “Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility.&r...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

County, South Wash Schools Community Education Skoolie events to provide vaccinations

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics will be offered during Skoolie Family Fun Nights this summer, in partnership with SoWashCo CARES and the South Washington County Schools Community Education.

The Pfizer two-dose vaccine will be available to anyone 12 years of ...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Hardwood Creek Library brings summer programs outdoors with Library in the Park

This summer, Washington County residents can enjoy the library outdoors at local city parks. Every Wednesday through the end of August, Hardwood Creek Library will visit a city park in Forest Lake or Hugo from 2 to 4 p.m. 

This program is part of ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Outdoor morning yoga continues for summer season at Lake Elmo Park Reserve

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 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 31, at the North Picnic Pavilion at the Lake El...

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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: July 28, 2021

Hardwood Creek Library has featured events for August

Hardwood Creek Library will have featured events in August.

First Tuesday at Washington County Parks will be 10 a.m. to midnight Tuesday, Aug. 3. Join Washington County Library at the Historic Courthouse, Pine Point Regional Park, or Point Douglas Park for...

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