News Flash

County

10 Stories
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Campfire programs continue with ‘Bees,’ ‘Bugs’ Aug. 18

Washington County Parks continues its summer campfire programs with Pollinate MN at Lake Elmo Park Reserve and Bruce the Bug Guy at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park Aug. 18.

Pollinate MN will present “Bees” at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18,...

Read on...

County
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Leroy Larson and the Minnesota Scandinavian Ensemble at Hardwood Creek Library Aug. 19

Leroy Larson and the Minnesota Scandinavian Ensemble will perform 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Hardwood Creek Library.

Since 1974, the Minnesota Scandinavian Ensemble has served as a professional performing group, playing the tradition set in motion...

Read on...

County
Posted on: August 14, 2018

On-the-Spot Hiring Event for Andersen Corporation, Renewal by Andersen at Cottage Grove Aug. 21

The Washington County WorkForce Center is sponsoring Andersen Corporation and Renewal by Andersen for their On-the-Spot Hiring Event scheduled for 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, at 13000 Ravine Parkway S., Cottage Grove.

For job details, check http://anders...

Read on...

County
Posted on: August 14, 2018

County’s 2019 budget process underway, residents invited to participate

The Washington County Board of Commissioners began the process of crafting the 2019 budget Aug. 14, with a presentation to the board by the county’s Office of Administration.

Commissioners will review the recommended budget throughout August and ...

Read on...

County
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Celebrating the Grey Cloud Channel

Cutting the ribbon on the Grey Cloud Island bridge

Local and state officials gathered at the new Grey Cloud Island Bridge to celebrate the project that opened up the backwaters of the Mississippi River to flow freely through Grey Cloud Island. The project was a partnership between Grey Cloud Island Townsh...

Read on...

County
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Get information on being a licensed child care provider in Washington County Aug. 23

Washington County residents interested in becoming a licensed family child care provider in the county may take the first step and attend an orientation 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23.

Meetings are in Lower Level Conference Room 13 in the Washington Coun...

Read on...

County
Posted on: December 29, 2017

Enjoy next guided fitness hike in Lake Elmo Park Reserve Aug. 23

Explore the Washington County Parks trail system with guided fitness hikes in 2018. The one-hour hikes involve a warm-up and fitness challenges along the way.The next one will be 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at Lake Elmo Park Reserve.

The one-hour hikes...

Read on...

County
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Jigsaw Puzzle Contest set for Park Grove Library Aug. 25

Are you ready for a challenge? Come be a part of a Jigsaw Puzzle Contest at Park Grove Library 2 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, where teams of two to four people compete to finish the same 550-piece puzzle in the least amount of time.

Prizes will be award...

Read on...

County
Posted on: June 18, 2018

Pop Up Library brings materials, technology to Arts in the Park series in Forest Lake

Washington County Library Pop Up Art in the Park

Washington County Library will set up temporary shop at the Forest Lake Arts in the Park with its Pop Up Library this summer, June through August. Arts in the Park is a free summertime community event which takes place every Tuesday from 5 – 9 p...

Read on...

County
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Absentee voting for 2018 General Election starts Sept. 21

General Election Absentee/Early Voting – Friday, Sept. 21 to Monday, Nov. 5 

Regular business hours with additional hours on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and all locations open until 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5. From Oct. 30 &nd...

Read on...

County