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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Washington County's Emergency Rental Assistance continues

Washington County's  Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program will continue until its funds are exhausted. Washington County residents will be able to apply for assistance. For more information, see the Washington County website.

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

Online screening of documentary on child sex trafficking will be Feb. 3

An online screening of the Nameless documentary on child sex trafficking will be 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, organized by Washington County’s Sexual Exploitation Multidisciplinary Team.

The screening will be followed by a panel ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Read a story, take a stroll in Washington County Parks

Washington County Parks will feature opportunities for story strolls in two county parks, one set for Feb. 5 at Lake Elmo Park Reserve, and the other as part of a permanent stroll at Big Marine Park Reserve.

Story Strolls are free with a parks vehicle perm...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Winter Fest at Lake Elmo Park Reserve Jan. 29

Winter Fest will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at Lake Elmo Park Reserve.

Activities at the Nordic Center will include cross country ski lessons.

  • Just beginning on classic skis? Learn how to glide without shuffling. Skate skiers, make your move to...
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Posted on: January 25, 2022

News from the Jan. 25 County Board meeting

The following actions were taken at the Jan. 25, 2022, Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting at the Government Center in Stillwater, Minnesota

Washington County seeking public input through survey

Questions about quality of life in Washington Cou...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

County will provide reimbursement for COVID-19 testing costs

Washington County residents who are either currently receiving services or have received them within the last six months to have their COVID-19 rapid testing costs reimbursed.

In addition to reimbursement, we were able assist residents who called in seekin...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Community Thread seeks nominations for 2022 Community Involvement Awards

Community Thread is accepting nominations for the 2022 Community Involvement Awards. The Community Involvement Awards, now in their 47th year, honor the work of exceptional volunteers in the community.

“Volunteers play a key role in helping our c...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Guided bird hikes in Washington County Parks continue Feb. 12

A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout Washington County Parks will continue with a hike 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, 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: January 4, 2022

Park Grove Library has featured events in January

Park Grove Library will have featured events in January. The library is at 7900 Hemingway Ave. S., Cottage Grove. Call  651-459-2040 for more information.

Virtual: Write in Our Midst - J. Ryan Stradel, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27: Join us for an...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Washington County lists 2021-2022 holiday tree drop-off sites

When the holiday season is over, recycle trees by dropping them off at one of the available locations in Washington County. Facilities have varied hours of operation, fees, and restrictions for each site. Tree stands, plastic bags, tinsel, wire, lights, a...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Hardwood Creek Library features events for January

Hardwood Creek Library features events for January. The library is at 19955 Forest Road N. in Forest Lake. Call 651-275-7300 for more information or see WashCoLib.org/Events 

Virtual: Write in Our Midst - J. Ryan Stradel, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan...

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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: January 5, 2022

Washington County lists top salaries for 2022

Per state law, Washington County is required to list the three highest-paid salaries of appointed employees.

The highest salaries for appointed employees within the county for 2022 are:

County Attorney - $198,827

County Administrator - $196,248

Deputy County ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Construction in Lake Elmo Park Reserve & St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park

Notice: Lake Elmo Park Reserve Projects and Impacts

  • Note that construction and possible noise will occur due to the Central Greenway Trail project beginning in mid-August and go through late October. Work hours are expected to be Monday - Friday from 8 a.m...
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Posted on: January 11, 2022

New online reservation system requires new account

Washington County Parks has implemented a new online reservation system. Most guests will need to create a new account before any reservations can be made. Account login credentials from the previous system will not work.

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