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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Enjoy guided fitness hikes in Washington County Parks, next one May 24

Explore the Washington County Parks trail system with guided fitness hikes, with the next hike at 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 24, at Lake Elmo Park Reserve.

Meet at the Nordic Center.

The one-hour hikes involve a warm-up and fitness challenges along the wa...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Guided morning bird hikes continue with May 25 hike

A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout Washington County Parks continue, with a hike 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park.

Hikers should meet by the hilltop pavilion and park in the hilltop picnic pavilion parking ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

News from the May 21 County Board meeting

The following actions were taken at the May 21, 2019, Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting at the Government Center in Stillwater, Minnesota

County Board will conduct public hearing June 11 on selling bonds

The Washington County Board of Commiss...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Archery programs for beginners, women, girls set at Lake Elmo Park Reserve in June

Whether a beginner or advanced archer, join the experts from A-1 Archery to advance your skills with a two-part Introduction to Archery, starting June 5 and June 19, or a four-part series of Women & Girls Archery, starting June 5, both at Lake Elmo Pa...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Controlled burns planned at Lake Elmo Park Reserve

Washington County is planning to conduct controlled burns at Lake Elmo Park Reserve May 15 through May 28.

Controlled burns help keep our forests and grasslands healthy, by encouraging the re-growth of fire-dependent native plants and reducing undesirable ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Outdoor yoga opens for summer season at Lake Elmo Park Reserve May 30

Tune into the sights and sounds of nature and release stress through guided yoga sequences designed to improve balance, flexibility, breath awareness, and muscle tone 6-7 p.m. Thursdays, May 30 through Aug. 22, at the North Picnic Pavilion at the Lake Elm...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Campfire programs start season with Animals of the St. Croix, Chickens, Chickens, Everywhere May 25

Washington County Parks will begin its summer campfire program season the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend with programs at Lake Elmo Park Reserve and St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park.

Carpenter Nature Center will present a program on “Animals of t...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Family Fort Night at Park Grove Library May 30

Family Fort Night will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at the Park Grove Library.

Bring the family to Park Grove Library for Family Fort Night and build a fort in the library stacks using your own skills and creativity. Once built, read inside the f...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Man Charged with Sex Trafficking While Incarcerated in County Jail

County Attorney Pete Orput today announced that Daniel David Ellington, 38, of Brooklyn Park, has been charged with four counts relating to sex trafficking at hotel facilities in Woodbury and Brooklyn Center. Ellington was charged with two counts of Sex T...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Construction Open House Materials Now Available

Materials that were shown at the May 16 Construction Open House are now available for viewing.

Click here to view them.

CSAH 13/22 Roundabout

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Historic Courthouse New Schedule

Beginning May 1, the Historic Courthouse will be open daily. Public hours will be 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday; and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Take advantage of the new summer schedule an...

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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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