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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Free rides to VA medical appointments now available

It’s official now that Washington County be launching the Disabled American Veterans ride program for Veterans Administration health care appointments. Customers all over Washington County can now call the DAV at 612-467-2786 for more informatio...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Godzilla with Reverend Matt's Monster Science April 23 at Lake Elmo Libary

Godzilla with Reverend Matt's Monster Science featured 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at Lake Elmo Library.

All things Godzilla are on the table during this informative, part science, part comedy, all monster talk at Lake Elmo Library. From the economic re...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Adulting 101 class focuses on dining etiquette at Oakdale Library April 25

Prepare for an awesome future as an independent adult with Adulting 101 at Oakdale Library. Each month there will be a class on a topic, just for high-school aged teens. In April, prepare for upcoming formal events by learning the ins and outs of dining e...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Region 7AA Art Show Awards Ceremony at Hardwood Creek Library April 26

The Region 7AA Art Show Awards Ceremony will be noon to 1:45 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the Hardwood Creek Library in Forest Lake.

Join artists from schools in Region 7AA of the Minnesota State High School League for this juried art show and awards ceremony...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

County will conduct household hazardous waste collections in communities, one in Mahtomedi April 27

Washington County has planned eight satellite weekend household hazardous waste collections are planned for 2019, in spring and fall. Satellite collections bring the services offered at the Washington County Environmental Center closer to residents, makin...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Streetcorner Letter Press featured at Mahtomedi RITE of Spring April 27

Join staff from the Wildwood Library at Mahtomedi's annual RITE of Spring event 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27 at the Mahtomedi District Education Center to see and use the Streetcorner Letter Press.

Create your own four-inch by six-inch postcard-style print w...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Teens invited to Mini Hackathon at Park Grove Library April 27

Washington County Library invites teens to combine coding and construction at a Mini Hackathon 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Park Grove Library.

The mini hackathon is a free afternoon event for techies of all ability levels in grades 7 through 12. Tee...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Learn to compost at Park Grove Library April 30

Learn to home compost at Park Grove Library, including vermicomposting (worms) 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30.

A Washington County Master Gardener will help participants understand the difference between home composting and commercial composting, and ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Construction Open House scheduled for May 2

Washington County is hosting an open house for the Lake Elmo Avenue Improvement Project that will be under construction this year. Join us on Thursday, May 2 from 4:00 - 6:00pm (no formal presentation) at Christ Lutheran Church in Lake Elmo (11194 36th St...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Construction Open House Materials Now Available

Materials that were shown at the April 19 Construction Open House are now available for viewing.

Click here to view them.

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CSAH 12 (Stillwater Rd/75th St)

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Parks

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Permit Required at Point Douglas Park May 1

Point Douglas Park - Permit Required

Beginning May 1, 2019, a Washington County Vehicle Permit will be required at Point Douglas Park. To accommodate this new requirement, electronic pay stations will be installed at 2 locations along the park. Vehicle per...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Campground Closure

Please note that the Lake Elmo Modern Campground (sites 1-80) will be closed after September 8, 2019 for an improvement project.  This includes the Dump station, and restroom/shower buildings.  Visit the project page for more information here: https://www...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Spring weight restrictions for county roads go into effect March 15

Spring weight restrictions will go into effect on Washington County Roads at 12:01 a.m. March 15. Restrictions will be in effect for eight weeks, unless extraordinary conditions require extending them. 

All county roads will be posted. Any county ...

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