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Posted on: June 16, 2021

News from the June 16 County Board meeting

The following actions were taken at the June 15, 2021, Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting at the Government Center in Stillwater, Minnesota

 Hammons named to Workforce Development Board

The Washington County Board of Commissioners app...

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Posted on: June 15, 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: 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: June 9, 2021

Spot mowing, spraying for noxious weeds to begin June 15

Washington County staff will be spot mowing and spraying for noxious weeds in the more than 220 miles of rural roadsides June 15 through July 30, and again in October.

This is being done to help comply with Minnesota State Noxious Weed law administered by ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Washington County Historic Courthouse expanding guided tours

The Washington County Historic Courthouse is expanding guided tours to three tours a day Wednesday through Sunday, and evening tours Thursday and Friday.

Tours at the Historic Courthouse will be at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Tour...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Washington County Library features events for June

Washington County Library is featuring events throughout June, in parks and at libraries.

Library in the Park: Heritage Ponds Park, 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 16. Washington County Library will visit a city park in Forest Lake or Hugo every Wednesday this...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Standup paddleboarding, SUP - Yoga offered at Square Lake Park

Experience three different SUP paddle options at Square Lake County Park north of Stillwater this summer.

Square Lake is a locally-known gem famous for its clear water, picturesque views, and wildlife. Class size is limited, and registration is required fo...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Outdoor morning yoga opens for summer season at Lake Elmo Park Reserve June 1

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 June 1 through Aug. 31, at the North Picnic Pavilion at the ...

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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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