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Middle Eastern quick serve opens in Woodbury
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
State funds writing program for female offenders
Homecoming hurrahs: WHS and NLA celebrate with parades, pep fests
O'Malley's Irish Pub gets facelift
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Boys Soccer: Raptors’ winning streak grows to six games
Girls Soccer: Raptors put weather aside to defeat Roseville
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts roll in home opener
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Football: Woodbury's Jalen Morrison gives verbal commitment to UND
Residents rally for Big Truck Day
38th annual Afton Art in the Park in pictures
The gift of writing: Local author recognized, donates books
Belwin Conservancy unveils new look for education center
Kids Glo Run: Neon is back in style
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April 18, 2016
911 dispatchers receive recognition from county
The Washington County 911 public safety dispatchers were recognized by the County Board April 5 in honor of National Safety Telecommunicators...
April 18, 2016 - 12:00pm
April 16, 2016
Commissioners try to keep handle on 2017 tax levy increase
Just three months after approving the 2016 budget and tax levy, the Washington County Board of Commissioners and county staff are already getting...
April 16, 2016 - 12:10am
April 15, 2016
City of Woodbury will launch new website this year
Finding City of Woodbury information online should be a little easier in about six months because come September, the city will launch a new...
April 15, 2016 - 12:59am
April 12, 2016
Signing up to serve
Afton City Council had a reason to be thankful last week. During its March 15 meeting City Council made a number of appointments to city commissions and committees. "We appreciate your willingness to serve," Mayor Dick Bend said. City Council made appointments to both the Afton Planning...
April 12, 2016 - 12:44am
April 10, 2016
$162,000 to combat aquatic invasive species
Washington County has allocated $162,670 in grant funds to combat aquatic invasive species in county waters, but whether county officials will...
April 10, 2016 - 12:33am
Carver Lake Park gets a facelift this spring
One of Woodbury's oldest — and most popular — parks is getting a facelift, of sorts, this spring. Work at Carver Lake Park started...
April 10, 2016 - 12:00am
April 6, 2016
Commissioners talk labor negotiations strategy
Commissioners talk labor negotiations strategy The Washington County Board of Commissioners met in a closed session March 22 to discuss strategy...
April 6, 2016 - 10:00pm
County administrator gets glowing remarks from board of commissioners
To say the Washington County Board of Commissioners is pleased with the performance of County Administrator Molly O'Rourke may well be an understatement....
April 6, 2016 - 1:18pm
March 30, 2016
Real ID gag rule nears an end at the state legislature
Minnesota is almost to the point where key state officials can begin talking about complying with federal identification card standards. The state Senate voted 63-2 last week to lift a 2009 law that prevented Public Safety Department officials from even discussing upgrading Minnesota...
March 30, 2016 - 7:31am
March 29, 2016
4 of 5 county board seats will be filled this fall
Residents of Washington County District 2 will have one more candidate to vote for this fall — that of a county commissioner, to fill the seat...
March 29, 2016 - 1:45pm
March 26, 2016
Land exchange agreement extended another eight years
Washington County now has eight more years to "pay back" acreage that was removed from the Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park 12 years ago. Back...
March 26, 2016 - 12:48am
March 25, 2016
Afton staff receive raises
Afton's staff is being rewarded for its hard work. Afton City Council approved pay increases for all staff during its meeting on March 15. Office...
March 25, 2016 - 12:29am
March 24, 2016
This year brings the most construction projects in county’s history
Now that spring has sprung, Minnesotans generally know what comes next: road construction season. And Washington County is ready for the coming...
March 24, 2016 - 12:09am
March 17, 2016
Ward will key in on education issues
Being a Minnesota state representative isn't just going to work everyday at the State Capitol in St. Paul. It's a year-round effort. "The calendars...
March 17, 2016 - 12:11pm
100% of Afton gets connected
All of Afton's residents will officially be online this fall. Afton City Council gave final approval to a citywide high-speed Internet buildout...
March 17, 2016 - 11:27am