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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Seven juveniles charged following disturbance, pursuit in east metro

STILLWATER, MN --- Seven Ramsey County juveniles have been charged with various felonies following a disturbance and subsequent pursuit in Woodbury over the weekend, Washington County Attorney Kevin Magnuson announced.

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Learn to paddle at Washington County’s Square Lake Park Aug. 20

Have you seen someone paddling a kayak and thought it looked fun? Ever wondered what you need to get started on a kayak adventure of your own? A beginner kayaking experience will give participants the essential skills needed to build confidence on the wat...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Get information on being licensed child care provider in Washington County Aug. 30

Washington County residents interested in becoming a licensed family child care provider in the county may take the first step and view an orientation meeting via Teams 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30.

Registration is required by Aug. 23. Registration is p...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Licensing information for potential child foster care providers available Sept. 1

An informational meeting for those interested in foster care in Washington County is 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, through a Teams presentation.

For those who decide to become licensed to provide foster care, the licensing process begins at no cost to the...

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

StarWatch at Lake Elmo Park Reserve Sept. 2

Reservations will be opening soon for a fall StarWatch Event at Lake Elmo Park Reserve that will be 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, hosted by Mike Lynch.

See the Washington County website at “StarWatch” for more information and reservations.

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Campfire programs return to Washington County Parks

Join area naturalists at outdoor park amphitheaters at Lake Elmo Park Reserve and St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park for a variety of nature programs. Programs begin at 7:15 p.m., unless otherwise noted, and run 60 minutes and will present live creatures, fac...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Park Grove Library will have featured events in August

Park Grove Library in Cottage Grove will have featured events in August.

The library is at 7900 Hemingway Ave. S. in Cottage Grove; the telephone number is 651-459-2040.

Contraption Club, 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18: Explore and learn how to use new techn...

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Posted on: July 25, 2022

Hardwood Creek Library featured programs in August

Hardwood Creek Library in Forest Lake will have featured programs in August.

The library is at 19955 Forest Road N., Forest Lake; the telephone is 651-275-7300.

Sing it! Say it! Play it! In Cherokee, 10:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18: Learn the Cherokee la...

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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: August 2, 2022

Middle St Croix Valley Regional Trail Master Plan Questionnaire

Washington County is leading a master planning process for the Middle St. Croix Valley Regional Trail – a multiuse trail that will run through eastern Washington County from Downtown Afton to the St. Croix Boom Site in Stillwater. 

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Washington County Historic Courthouse temporarily closed for inspection

The Washington County Historic Courthouse will be closed temporarily as it is being inspected following the discovery of a fractured truss in the building.

The courthouse, originally opened in 1870, is undergoing inspection in preparation for renovation. H...

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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: August 10, 2022

County Highway 32 (11th Avenue SW) Pedestrian and Safety Improvement Project Online Engagement

Washington County, in partnership with the City of Forest Lake, is exploring pedestrian and safety improvements along County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 32 between I-35 and Trunk Highway 61. This study will assess intersection and tra?c safety improvements, ...

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