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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Story stroll part of Free Tuesday at Big Marine Park Reserve Aug. 1

A Story Stroll will be 10 to 10:30 a.m. at Big Marine Park Reserve with “Dog’s Colorful Day” by Emma Dodd Tuesday, Aug. 1. The guided story stroll and snacks will be at 10 a.m. The stroll will be available from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

All ages are welcome. It is...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Washington County recipient of 3 National Association of Counties’ awards

Washington County received three awards for its innovative programs at the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) 82nd Annual Conference & Exposition July 21-24 in Franklin County, Ohio.

The awards were for a parks program that used goats t...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Washington County’s child support program working to gather, disburse funds to support families

Many efforts by Washington County are aimed to promote the well-being of children and the self-sufficiency of families. One program uses collecting and disbursing child support payments to achieve that goal.

The county’s Child Support Program rec...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday at Hardwood Creek Library July 29

A Harry Potter Birthday Party will be 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 29, at the Hardwood Creek Library.

Come help celebrate the big day. Answer trivia questions and perform wizarding feats as you play our game.

Costumes are encouraged. Register online, at the l...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Celestial Events of 2017 with NASA ambassador at Hardwood Creek Library Aug. 1

Join NASA Solar System Ambassador and Director of Space St. Croix Chris Mick for a look at celestial events of 2017 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, at the Hardwood Creek Library in Forest Lake.

Mick will talk about the upcoming solar eclipse and what people n...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Washington County Parks campfire programs continue July 29 with Bruce the Bug Guy, bees

Bruce the Bug Guy will present his program on bugs during the Washington County Parks campfire program at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, July 29, at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve.

Pollinate Minnesota will be host to a program on bees at the Washington County Parks campf...

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County
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Bookawocky Tuesday: Fire Trucks at the Oakdale Library July 25

The brave firefighters from the Oakdale Fire Department will give safety tips, demonstrate equipment, and bring fire trucks to explore 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at the Oakdale Library.

The program is for all ages. No registration is required.

The...

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County
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Elbow Room With MacPhail Center For Music at Wildwood July 25

Revisit music from the ‘50s and ‘60s – with a twist!  Musicians will present a new take on some old classics by taking familiar music and performing it in a different way 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, at Wildwo...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

SWCTC presents County Insight Summer 2017

County Insight Summer 2017 edition is now online from SWCTC. See the link below.

County Insight Summer 2017 County
Posted on: July 5, 2017

Vendors sought for Washington County’s Christmas at the Courthouse

Washington County invites vendors to apply for the 25th annual Christmas at the Historic Courthouse Nov. 17-19.

This event is a fundraiser for the Historic Courthouse restoration fund and kicks off Stillwater’s “Hometown for the Holiday...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Guided fitness hikes continue in Washington County parks, next one July 27

Gather friends to explore the Washington County Parks trail system with guided fitness hikes in 2017. The one-hour hikes involve a warm-up and fitness challenges along the way. The next hike is July 27 at Lake Elmo Park Reserve. The one-hour hikes involve...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Keep up to date with Washington County road projects with this map

Keep up to date with Washington County road projects with this map

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Parks

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

PARK CLOSED

Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park will close March 1, 2017 for park improvements and remain closed until the spring of 2018. 

Click here for more information.

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