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Posted on: April 12, 2018

County will conduct household hazardous waste collections in communities, starting in Hugo April 21

Washington County will conduct household hazardous waste collections in county communities during 2018.

Eight satellite weekend household hazardous waste collections are planned for the year, in spring and fall. Satellite collections bring the services off...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Wildwood Library will host next building project community engagement April 23

The next Wildwood Library Building Project Community Engagement Event will be 6:30 to 8 p.m.Monday, April 23, at the District Education Center in Mahtomedi, 1520 Mahtomedi Ave., in Room 103.

Washington County Library invites residents, patrons, and other m...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Washington County Board recognizes outstanding volunteers

James (Nev) Crowther with Sheriff Dan Starry and County Board

The Washington County Board of Commissioners assisted in recognizing the 2018 Outstanding Volunteers in Washington County April 17, with a ceremony during the regular County Board meeting conducted by Community Thread.

The board recognized exceptional coun...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

County supports community healthy aging projects, will expand to additional communities

Washington County is responding to the growth in the number of older residents, and prioritized their needs, with the Department of Public Health and Environment supporting two community healthy aging projects, FamilyMeans and the Vital Aging Network, thr...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Library, WorkForce Center join for job fair at R.H. Stafford library April 24

The public is invited to a job fair hosted by Washington County Library in conjunction with the Washington County WorkForce Center 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at the R.H. Stafford branch library.

This event will bring together representatives from a var...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Fake, Fact or Fiction? program at Hardwood Creek April 25

Fake News! Alternative Facts is a program set for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, at Hardwood Creek Library.

With so much information coming at us from so many different directions, it's never been harder to figure out what's real and what's not. Learn...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Washington County Sheriff’s Office conducts recognition ceremony

Sheriff Starry with Commander Cheri Dexter

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office conducted a Recognition Ceremony April 12, at the Washington County Historic Courthouse in Stillwater, citing citizens and Sheriff’s Office staff who garnered honors in the past year.

A Life Saving...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Public Invited to Celebrate Law Day at Washington County Courthouse May 1

Clear Your Warrant Poster

On Tuesday, May 1, the Washington County Courthouse in Stillwater will open its doors to the public for its 2018 Law Day Open Courthouse event. The event will feature an information fair, the opportunity to clear a warrant, a Minnesota Driver and Vehicle ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Save the date! Washington County celebrating reopening of Cottage Grove park June 22-24

Washington County Parks is planning a number of events to celebrate the reopening of Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park, which has been closed for renovations during the past year.

Visitors to the newly-renovated Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park will be ...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Sheriff's Office will have drug collection in Mahtomedi April 28

The Washington County Sheriff's Office will conduct a used drug collection 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the R.I.T.E of Spring event in Mahtomedi.

The collection will be at the Mahtomedi School District Education Center, 1520 Mahtomedi Ave.

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Washington County’s draft 2040 comprehensive plan available for review, comment

Washington County residents have an opportunity to review and comment on the draft county 2040 comprehensive plan, which is due to the Metropolitan Council by the end of the year.

To learn more about Washington County’s draft 2040 Comprehensive P...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

Enjoy next guided fitness hike in Lake Elmo Park Reserve May 3

Explore the Washington County Parks trail system with guided fitness hikes in 2018. The one-hour hikes involve a warm-up and fitness challenges along the way.The next one will be 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, May 3, at Lake Elmo Park Reserve.

The one-hour hikes i...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Washington County architecture exhibit planned for Historic Courthouse needs your help

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Do you love architecture? Are you a history buff? The Washington County Historic Courthouse needs your help.

To celebrate county architectural history, the Historic Courthouse in Stillwater is organizing People & Places: Architecture in Washington Coun...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Election judges needed for primary election Aug. 14, general election Nov. 6

Washington County needs election judges for the primary election Aug. 14 and general election Nov. 6. Apply at www.mnvotes.org. Judges must be U.S. citizens, 16 years or older, able to read, write and speak English, and complete election judge training.

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Construction Open House scheduled for May 2nd

Washington County, in partnership with the City of Lake Elmo and Baytown Township, is hosting an open house to discuss the construction of CSAH 15 and CSAH 14 realignment from 4 - 6 pm on Wednesday, May 2, at the Baytown Community Center (4020 McDonald Dr...

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CSAH 15/14 Realignment Project

Posted on: March 1, 2018

Spring weight restrictions for county roads go into effect March 5

Spring weight restrictions will go into effect on Washington County Roads at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, March 5, 2018. Restrictions will be in effect for eight weeks, unless extraordinary conditions require extending them.

All county roads will be posted. Any c...

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