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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Information from the Sheriff's Office on potential flooding

If you have been watching the news at all lately, the weather has been front and center along with the predictions of a higher than normal chance of spring flooding, particularly along the rivers, but also along lakes and streamsl. Take a moment to ensure...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Washington County Library hosts thriller writer Don Winslow March 20

Washington County Library will host author Don Winslow 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at R.H. Stafford Library, 8595 Central Park Place, Woodbury. This event is part of Club Book, a program of the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA).

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

News from the March 19 County Board meeting

The following actions were taken at the March 19, 2019, Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting at the Government Center in Stillwater, Minnesota

County Board makes appointments to citizen advisory committees

The Washington County Board of Commissi...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Adult game night planned at Oakdale Library March 21

Game On! A Game Night for Adults is planned for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at Oakdale Library.

Adults are invited to play table top games with fellow game enthusiasts at Oakdale Library. The library has a collection of games, such as Splendor, Carcass...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Washington County spring weight restrictions for county roads go into effect March 15

Spring weight restrictions will go into effect on Washington County Roads at 12:01 a.m. March 15. Restrictions will be in effect for eight weeks, unless extraordinary conditions require extending them. 

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

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Enjoy guided fitness hikes in Washington County Parks, next one March 22

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

Meet at the Nordic Center.

The one-hour hikes involve a warm-up and fitness challenges along the way. Trails are a ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Storytelling with Auntie Beverly at Park Grove Library March 23

Storytelling with Auntie Beverly will be 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at Park Grove Library.

In an interactive and enthusiastic storytelling program suitable for all ages, Auntie Beverly will share stories of the African diaspora, as well as cult...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Antique appraisal at Hardwood Creek Library March 26

Antique Appraisal with Mark Moran will be at the Hardwood Creek Library in Forest Lake 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26.

Mark Moran, appraiser of antiques and fine art for more than 20 years, will visit Hardwood Creek Library to examine and appraise antiques ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Bikes, Bikes Everywhere! Historic Courthouse planning bike exhibition in June, needs help

Minnesota is considered the second most bike-friendly state in the United States, with residents riding bikes as a pastime, a mode of transport, a physical activity and a sport.

To celebrate the amazing and varied history of the bicycles and to highlight t...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Washington County reports three highest salaries for county employees

Minnesota state law - Chapter 156 of the Session laws of 2005 – 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 highest-paid emplo...

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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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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Spring weight restrictions for county roads go into effect March 15

Spring weight restrictions will go into effect on Washington County Roads at 12:01 a.m. March 15. Restrictions will be in effect for eight weeks, unless extraordinary conditions require extending them. 

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

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