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Posted on: July 3, 2020

Guided bird hikes in Washington County Parks continue July 11

A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout Washington County Parks will continue with a hike 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 11, at Pine Point Regional Park.

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

Registration is r...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

License, service center services available by appointment

License and service centersWashington County License and Service Centers are providing services by appointment. See the services available by appointment and make an appointment. Drop off and mail in services are the fastest way to complete tra...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Washington County Library to reopen June 29

Washington County Library branches will reopen Monday, June 29, after closing for several months to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

All branches will allow a limited number of people inside the buildings at one time to maintain social distancing recom...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Washington County gathering information online for Stonebridge Trail project

Washington County is hosting an online open house regarding future improvements to County Highway 5 (Stonebridge Trail) between Sycamore Street and State Highway 96, including the bridge over Brown’s Creek.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Licensing information for potential child foster care providers available virtually July 9

An informational virtual meeting for those interested in foster care in Washington County is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 9.

A WebEx link will be sent to those who register by emailing ComSvsCFCLicensing@co.washington.mn.us or calling 651-430-8307.

For those ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Residents may apply for absentee voting for statewide primary, general elections

Voters may request ballots now for both the state primary and general election.

Voting by mail is safe, easy, and convenient. All voters may vote early in Minnesota, with no reason required.

To receive a ballot, a voter must complete an application. The app...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Washington County Parks feature fishing programs throughout summer

Washington County Parks will feature fishing programs at several county parks throughout the summer.

Programs include:

  • Youth Drop-Off Fishing at Lake Elmo Park Reserve, 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, July 7. This is for those ages 8 to 12. Since it is a Free Tue...
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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Standup paddleboarding, SUP - Yoga offered at Square Lake Park

Standup paddleboarding (SUP) is water recreation and total body fitness opportunity that will be offered in Washington County Parks this summer, with sunset classes starting June 9 and Saturday morning SUP - Yoga classes starting June 13 at Square Lake Pa...

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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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Parks

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Park operations changes due to COVID-19

Washington County Parks remain open for residents to use during the Stay At Home order in Minnesota, and, with the full arrival of spring, the county will reinstate fees for park entrance. The fees were waived during the recent state of emergency. With th...

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Parks

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

Online Open House #2 Now Available

The second open house for the Southwest Arterial Study is now available for viewing. Click here to view the online open house and to provide comments to the project team.

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