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Posted on: October 26, 2021

News from the Oct. 26 County Board meeting

The following actions were taken at the Oct. 26, 2021, Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting at the Government Center in Stillwater, Minnesota

County Board reviews Highway 36 transit feasibility study

The Washington County Board of Commissioners,...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Offer your input on Highway 36/Lake Elmo Avenue intersection improvements starting Nov. 9

Washington County, in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the cities of Grant and Lake Elmo, will host an open house to plan for future improvements to the Highway 36 and County Highway 17 (Lake Elmo Avenue) intersection 4 to 6...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Washington County program recipients may get their COVID-19 testing costs reimbursed

Beginning Friday Oct.15, 2021, through Jan. 31, 2022, Washington County residents who are receiving or have received human service, public health and/or community corrections services within the last six months can be reimbursed for their COVID-19 testing...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Absentee voting continues through Nov. 1

Absentee Voting for the General Election continues through Nov. 1.In-person absentee voting is available to eligible voters in the cities of Cottage Grove, Mahtomedi, and St. Paul Park and the school districts 200, 622, 624, 832, 833, 834 at the listed lo...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

StarWatch event set for Nov. 6 at Lake Elmo Park Reserve

Make the stars your old friends during the great celestial show in the skies over Lake Elmo Park Reserve at a StarWatch event with Mike Lynch at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6. The event will take place at the swim pond.

Reservations are limited. Due to...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Licensing information for potential child foster care providers available Nov. 4

An informational meeting for those interested in foster care in Washington County is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, through a Webex presentation.

For those who decide to become licensed to provide foster care, the licensing process begins at no cost to them...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Hardwood Creek Library featured events for October

Hardwood Creek Library will have featured events during October.

Virtual: How to Present Your Genealogical Research, 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26: Learn how to present your genealogical research at this online workshop. Eleanor Brinsko, MLIS, will address ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Park Grove Library has featured events in October

Park Grove Library features events during October.

Hybrid: Park Grove Library Book Club, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26: This month, the Park Grove Book Club is reading "Dear America: Notes from an Undocumented Citizen" by Jose Antonio Vargas. E...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Washington County Library celebrates teens in October

Throughout October, Washington County Library is celebrating teens with a new TeenTober program.  

TeenTober encourages middle school and high school-aged patrons to try new things that interest them for a chance to win free books and prizes. The ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Volunteers needed to drive veterans to medical appointments

Washington County Veterans Services is recruiting volunteer drivers to shuttle Washington County veterans to medical appointments at the Veterans Administration, or VA, using vans provided by the Disabled American Veterans, or DAV.

Rides are free. Driver t...

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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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