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Posted on: May 2, 2021

Help available for members of hospitality industry

The Restaurant Revitalization Fund was established to assist restaurants, bars, bakeries, breweries, wineries, distilleries, etc. The Small Business Administration (SBA) is encouraging all restaurants to apply as soon as the portal opens at 11 a.m. Monday...
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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Guided bird hikes in Washington County Parks continue May 8

A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout Washington County Parks will continue with a hike 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 8, at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park.

Hikers should park in the bottom parking lot and meet at the trailhead kiosk.

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

News from the May 4 County Board meeting

The following actions were taken at the May 4, 2021, Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting at the Government Center in Stillwater, Minnesota

County Board names residents to citizen advisory groups

The Washington County Board of Commissioners made...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Assistance available to help renters, landlords pay their bills

A new rental assistance program, RentHelpMN, has opened for applications, making it possible for low- and moderate-income renters to get caught up on overdue rent and utilities dating back to March 13, 2020.

Washington County renters may apply directly or ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Penalties relief for property tax payers approved for certain taxpayers

The Washington County Board of Commissioners acted April 13 to provide penalty relief to property taxpayers by abating penalty for certain taxpayers who make the May 17, 2021, property tax payments on or before June 15, 2021.

This relief applies to non-esc...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

County engineer Sandberg elected as North-Central Region Vice President of the national group

Washington County Engineer Wayne Sandberg was elected and installed as the North-Central Region Vice President of the National Association of County Engineers (NACE) at its recent annual meeting held via videoconference. Sandberg’s term will run...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Washington County Historic Courthouse will host tours in May

The Washington County Historic Courthouse will be open to tours and history strolls, starting in May.

The Nooks & Crannies Tour season starts May 1 and tours will be offered the first Saturday of the month, May through October. History Strolls will als...

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

Library features online programs in May

Washington County Library offers online programs for residents to enjoy at home. Registration is required so that participants receive the link to join virtually. In addition to featured events, book clubs have transitioned to virtual meetings and storyti...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

County conducts spring household hazardous waste collections in communities, in Stillwater May 15

Washington County satellite weekend household hazardous waste collections are planned for spring 2021, with the next one in Stillwater May 15.

Satellite collections bring the services offered at the Washington County Environmental Center closer to resident...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Get information on being licensed child care provider in Washington County May 19

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 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 19.

Registration is required by May 12. Registration is possible on the Wa...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Outdoor evening yoga opening 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 6-7 p.m. Thursdays May 6 through Sept. 30 at the North Picnic Pavilion at the Lake Elmo ...

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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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