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UPDATE: Police nab van full of felony theft suspects tossing items out windows during pursuit
Highly anticipated medical marijuana law takes effect
Body retrieved from Mississippi River in St. Paul Park
Lack of state funding doesn't hinder Gateway Corridor's fate
Cameras catch alleged burglar at construction site
crime and courts
Volleyball: Bomgren leads with experience, passion
Reclassification: Eagles moving up to Class 2A
Cheer: District 833 starts middle school cheerleading team
Legion Baseball: Woodbury Blue continues to roll with win over Park
Legion Baseball: East Ridge watches miscues pile up in loss to Northfield
Family, fun, fireworks on the Fourth
2 Woodbury actors appear in 'Jack and the Giant Beanstalk'
A 'berry' good time in Afton
Berry bliss: Good planning makes strawberry picking with kids a treat
County fair seeks vendors, staff, nominations for Senior Citizens of the Year
arts and entertainment
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VIEWPOINT: District 833 takes the next step
VIEWPOINT: Education bill focuses on students, while $800M remains in state coffers
LETTER: Courts got it right, now educate the next generation
OUR VIEW: A harsh price to pay for drinking and driving
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June 24, 2009
County will request funds to help redevelop foreclosed homes
The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved an application June 23 for federal stimulus funds to help pay for the redevelopment of abandoned and foreclosed homes in the county. Washington County will enter a consortium with Anoka, Dakota, Ramsey, Scott and Chisago counties...
June 24, 2009 - 10:30am
June 19, 2009
County Board of Appeals and Equalization convened
The Washington County Board of Commissioners convened as the County Board of Appeal and Equalization the evening of June 16, to hear appeals by county property owners who wished to discuss the value or classification given to their property for taxing purposes. Property owners were...
June 19, 2009 - 10:45am
June 17, 2009
Federal dollars will help refurbish foreclosed homes in Washington County
The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted at its June 9 meeting to approve an agreement that will allow the county to use $1.6 million in federal stimulus funds to help purchase and rehabilitate homes in the county. The funds come from the 2008 Housing and Economic Recovery...
June 17, 2009 - 8:40am
Honor Society board set
The new National Honor Society executive board at Woodbury High School for next year has been named.
June 17, 2009 - 6:52am
June 12, 2009
Appointments made to joint airport zoning board
The Washington County Board of Commissioners met a request by the Metropolitan Airports Commission by appointing two members to a Joint Airport Zoning Board to implement Airport Safety Zoning at the Lake Elmo Airport. The board appointed Dennis O'Donnell, a senior planner for Washington...
June 12, 2009 - 10:30am
County will take part in neighborhood stabilization program
The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved an agreement June 9 to use $1.6 million in federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program funds to help purchase and rehabilitate homes in the county. The funds come from the 2008 Housing and Economic Recovery Act, through Minnesota...
June 12, 2009 - 10:28am
County board agrees to work with state to construct separated grade crossing for Gateway Trail
The Washington County Board voted June 9 to enter into an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to construct a grade-separated crossing over Manning Avenue for the Gateway Trail, consisting of a an historic bridge that will be moved in sections from Koochiching...
June 12, 2009 - 10:25am
June 11, 2009
Washington County releases 2008 performance report
How is the county doing? This may not be a common greeting among Washington County residents when they meet one another on the street. Yet, a county performance report, now available for pick-up at county libraries or reading at www.washington.co.mn.us addresses dozens of aspects...
news / government
June 11, 2009 - 11:12am
May 28, 2009
County board approves draft 2030 comp plan
Envision a Washington County with 132,000 more residents, nearly 60,00 additional households and more than 60,000 additional jobs. That's the growth projected for county over the next 20-some years.
May 28, 2009 - 10:03am
May 15, 2009
County board approves housing programs
The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved the 2009 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Annual Action Plan. Three proposals were approved for 2009 to provide additional low-income housing in Washington County.
May 15, 2009 - 1:26pm
May 8, 2009
County board allocates counties transit improvement board funds
The Washington County Board of Commissioners allocated Counties Transit Improvement Board (CTIB) funds for transitway projects to reimburse Washington County for funds already paid and to pay for transit service that has been provided to date. The board took this action at its May...
May 8, 2009 - 1:59pm
County board approves Minnesota High Speed Rail Corridor Agreement
The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved an agreement to create the Minnesota High Speed Rail Corridor in partnership with the Regional Railroad Authorities of Ramsey, Dakota, Goodhue, Wabasha, Winona, Houston, and Olmsted Counties. The partnership will advocate for...
May 8, 2009 - 1:54pm
April 30, 2009
County board appoints Johnson to county advisory committee
The Washington County Board of Commissioners has appointed Mary Beth Johnson of Woodbury to the Public Health Preparedness Advisory Committee to a first term expiring Dec. 31, 2009. The purpose of the Public Health Preparedness Advisory Committee is to advise, consult with, and...
news / health
April 30, 2009 - 7:27am
April 29, 2009
County board updated on traffic impacts near East Ridge High School, Woodbury
The Washington County Board of Commissioners was updated on projected traffic impacts and possible improvements to roadways in the vicinity of the East Ridge High School in the City of Woodbury during the board's April 28 meeting. The new high school will open in fall 2009. Increased...
April 29, 2009 - 2:55pm
April 28, 2009
County board sets public hearing to consider aggregate property tax law
The Washington County Board of Commissioners set a public hearing for 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 19, to receive public input to consider whether the county should participate in terminating the "Aggregate Resource Preservation Property Tax Law" program. The 2008 omnibus tax bill contained...
April 28, 2009 - 12:16pm