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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Washington County Board takes comment on 2021 budget

The Washington County Board of Commissioners presented the county’s proposed 2021 budget at an evening meeting Dec. 1.

No county residents commented during the meeting. Some residents did view the discussion virtually.

The Washington County Board ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

News from the Dec. 1 County Board meeting

The following actions were taken at the Dec. 1, 2020, Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting at the Government Center in Stillwater, Minnesota

 County receives money to support community services for those with mental illness, mobile cri...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Library features online programs in December

Washington County Library is offering a variety of 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 mee...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Residents encouraged to view suicide intervention course

To protect the community, staff at the Washington County Department of Public Health & Environment encourages members of the community who are interested to take a free lifesaving suicide intervention course. The QPR Gatekeeper online course teaches p...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

COVID-19 testing will be Mondays at Environmental Center

Washington County is partnering with the City of Cottage Grove to offer free weekly COVID-19 testing 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 at the Environmental Center in Woodbury.

Washington County Environmental Center, 4039 Cottage Grove Drive, Woo...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Eligible property owners must file homestead applications by Dec. 15

Property owners who have had a change in ownership and/or occupancy and whose property is eligible for homestead classification should contact the county assessor to file a homestead application on or before Dec. 15.

Homestead classification will affect th...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Open letter from community leaders on COVID-19 in Washington County

Dear Community Members,  

Washington County cases of COVID-19 continue to increase, with our highest daily case count in the pandemic thus far occurring on November 14 with 420 new cases identified. Our county’s 14-day case rate continue...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Guided bird hikes in Washington County Parks continue Dec. 19

A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout Washington County Parks will continue with a hike 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at Lake Elmo Park Reserve.

Hikers should park on the south side of the Nordic Center and meet at the Nordic Center trailh...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Washington County launches COVID-19 safety campaign

Washington County announced the launch of a COVID-19 safety messaging campaign that will run countywide.

The campaign is called “Face this Together” and emphasizes the importance of washing hands, wearing a mask, and physically distanci...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Washington County Library expands internet access with hotspots, Chromebooks

Washington County Library has added 400 Wi-Fi hotspots and 100 Chromebooks to its collection to help residents access the internet outside of the library. The devices are available to check out for up to a month with a library card registered in Washingto...

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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: December 3, 2020

Online Engagement is now live through December 17

Washington County is hosting an online engagement to investigate an off-road trail alignment along County Highway 38 from the intersection of Maxwell Avenue and 21st Street to the pedestrian bridge over Trunk Highway 61 at 20th Street and 7th Avenue in th...

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