STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Free History Center day for Dakota Indian celebration
The Minnesota History Center, near the state Capitol, will host a free-admission day Sept. 29 to honor Dakota Indians.
The event will feature Dakota artwork, flute music, a drum and dance expo, a coo... Posted on 9/10/12 at 11:11 AM
EAST METRO WATER WITH ANGIE HONG Getting rid of junk
My mom has a no-fail strategy for getting rid of large items from her house. She lives on a busy highway leading out of town, so she simply places items at the end of her driveway and they are gone by... Posted on 4/15/11 at 9:12 AM
ON MY MIND Buy energy-saving light bulbs
For two months in February and March, Xcel Energy is offering Minnesota consumers energy-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs for $1 each.
I am all for saving energy and saving expenses. I have bee... Posted on 2/21/10 at 6:30 PM
For 16 years, Washington County’s emergency dispatchers worked in a hole in the ground. More specifically, they worked in a 1,300-foot concrete room a floor below the sheriff’s office basement, where their only view was into an identically sized, fluorescently-lit space in which the county’s emergency management staff still works.
As the economic climate changes, so do child care needs of working families. In order to better serve our community, Peace of Mind Early Education will begin offering half-day child care and preschool options to area families.
The Washington County Board of Commissioners recently approved a plan to place automatic external defibrillators (AED) in many county facilities as a life-saving measure for people experiencing sudden cardiac arrest.
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