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Posted on: March 14, 2017

DEED’s regional analyst will speak on jobs in the metro at WorkForce Center March 28

Tim O’Neill, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) regional analyst, will speak on Minnesota’s Job Market, Current Trends and Realities, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at the Woodbury WorkForce Center.

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Meeting on next steps for Lake Elmo Old Village Phase 2 construction project March 30

The public is invited to a 2017 Pre-Construction Open House on the Lake Elmo Old Village Phase 2 street and utility construction project 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at Christ Lutheran Church.

The open house will be in the Atrium/Fireside Room. The chur...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Block Party at Hardwood Creek Library April 1

Bring your imagination to the library and engineer your dreams at a Block Party 1:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the Hardwood Creek Library in Forest Lake.

This is an all ages event, no registration required. LEGOs for children 5 and older, and blocks ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Licensing information for potential adult foster care providers available at meeting April 3

An informational meeting regarding providing adult foster care in Washington County will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 3, in the Lower Level Room 12 in the Government Center in Stillwater.

Washington County requires interested people to attend an informational...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Community Corrections wins award for innovative probation program

Washington County’ Department of Community Corrections was the recipient of the first-ever President’s Award at the Minnesota Association of Community Corrections Act Counties agent conference in early March for its work on a program c...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Public invited to open house on Stagecoach Trail plans April 6 at Bayport Library

Washington County invites the public to an open house to discuss the preliminary design concept for Stagecoach Trail (County State Aid Highway 21) 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Bayport Public Library.

Washington County has been working to develop...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Washington County Historic Courthouse seeks items for Civil War exhibit

The Washington County Historic Courthouse seeks the loan of items to include in a Civil War exhibit at the courthouse in Stillwater to coincide with the 150th anniversary celebration of the building in June.

Courthouse staff is asking the public to share a...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Washington County’s HOST program uses collaboration to address homelessness

Addressing homelessness in Washington County communities is a continuing task for a group of county employees in the Homeless Outreach Services Team (HOST).

The group provided the County Board an update Feb. 14 on its successes since it joined a county-wid...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Guided fitness hikes continue in Washington County parks, next one April 6

Gather friends to explore the Washington County Parks trail system with guided fitness hikes in 2017. The one-hour hikes involve a warm-up and fitness challenges along the way. The next one is March 23 at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve. Trails are a mix of tu...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Art on Display: Art by Don Velke at Wildwood Library during March

Art on Display: Art by Don Velke will be at the Wildwood Library in Mahtomedi during March. The library is at 763 Stillwater Road in Mahtomedi. Call 651-426-2042 for more information, or check the library website for hours.

Posted on: March 1, 2017

Public invited to celebrate 150th anniversary of Washington County Historic Courthouse June 3

Washington County invites the public to a celebration of 150 years since the groundbreaking of the county’s Historic Courthouse, 100th anniversary of the Soldiers and Sailors Civil War Monument, and special dedication of its 2017 Time Capsule.

The 15...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Keep up to date with Washington County road projects with this map

Keep up to date with Washington County road projects with this map

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Be in touch with Washington County faster with its new web app from Apple

The Washington County website now as an app that can be downloaded from the Apple store. Use it to reach Washington County faster.

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Be in touch with Washington County faster with its new web app from Google

The Washington County website now as an app that can be downloaded from the Google Play store. Use it to reach Washington County faster.

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Washington County reports 3 top salaries

Minnesota state law – Chapter 156 of the Session Laws of 2005 (State Statute 471.701)- requires that a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highes...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

ALLWINE INDICTED FOR FIRST DEGREE MURDER

County
Attorney Pete Orput today announced that a Washington County Grand Jury hasissued an indictment charging Stephen Carl Allwine with the First Degree
Premeditated Murder of his wife on November 13, 2016, in Cottage Grove.  Allwine had h...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Orput Announces “Pledge to Graduate” Award Winners

Washington County Attorney Pete Orput announced the hosting of events at Lake Middle School in Woodbury and North High School in North St. Paul.  The events were designed to reward students who had made the commitment to graduate from high schoo...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Wisconsin Veterinarian Sentenced to Prison for Sex/Labor Trafficking

Wisconsin Veterinarian Sentenced to Prison for Sex/Labor Trafficking

County Attorney Pete Orput today announced that Brian Lee Kersten, 61, of Pleasant Valley, Wisconsin, was sentenced today in Washington County District Court.  Kersten, a veterin...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

2017 Pre-Construction Open House: Thursday, March 30th 4 - 6 p.m.

Washington County, in cooperation with the City of Lake Elmo, invites you to a pre-construction public open house for the Lake Elmo Ave Corridor Management and Safety Improvement Project.

The open house will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Christ Lu...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Open House set for April 6 to discuss preliminary design for Stagecoach Trail at Bayport Library

Washington County invites the public to an open house to discuss the preliminary design concept for Stagecoach Trail (County State Aid Highway 21) 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Bayport Public Library.

Washington County has been working to develop ...

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Parks

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

PARK CLOSED

Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park will close March 1, 2017 for park improvements and remain closed until the spring of 2018. 

Click here for more information.

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Washington County spring weight restrictions for county roads in effect

Spring weight restrictions went into effect on Washington County Roads Friday, Feb. 17. Restrictions will be in effect for eight weeks, unless extraordinary conditions require extending them. 

All county roads will be posted. Any county road without a...

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2017 Spring Weight Restriction Map