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Windom Ponds Patio Homes vs. Gaynor Gibson
Chamberlain Home Owners Assoc. vs Jerry Guevara
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January 25, 2016
VIEWPOINT: In 2016, Washington County will work on libraries, transportation
With each new year, there is an opportunity to reflect on the previous year and prepare for the upcoming year. Some of the challenges that need...
January 25, 2016 - 5:30pm
September 23, 2015
County tax levy might increase 3.45 percent in 2016
With a proposed budget of more than $217 million, the Washington County Board has approved both a preliminary levy and budget for 2016. Board...
September 23, 2015 - 12:55am
August 9, 2015
Washington County adds child protection staff
Thanks to a $582,000 allocation from the Minnesota Legislature, Washington County is able to build up its child protection staff and meet the...
August 9, 2015 - 7:55am
August 7, 2015
County fair brings residents together
Once a year, the people of a huge county come together in one place — Lake Elmo. The Washington County Fair ran from July 29 to Aug. 2. In...
August 7, 2015 - 8:29am
16 Washington County businesses receive recycling grants, and more money is coming
The good news is, Washington and Ramsey county businesses are doing more recycling. The even better news is, now there is another $400,000 available...
August 7, 2015 - 8:17am
May 31, 2015
Participation in 4-H has increased by 150 since 2011
Washington County Extension’s 4-H program has seen a steady increase in participation over the past few years, and a strategic plan introduced...
May 31, 2015 - 12:28am
October 28, 2010
County attorney pits Orput against Shoeberg
Pete Orput and Kevin Shoeberg are looking to replace outgoing Washington County Attorney Doug Johnson who is retiring after 10 years on the job. Click on the story links to read profiles on each of the candidates
October 28, 2010 - 9:14am
Shoeberg: Varied work requires experienced manager
Kevin Shoeberg said he has experience with the type of legal work handled by the Washington County Attorney's Office, so he is prepared to be...
October 28, 2010 - 8:59am
Orput: Increased prosecution is a focus
Pete Orput said he wants to lead the Washington County Attorney's Office, and that will mean prosecuting cases himself. There is a need to prosecute...
October 28, 2010 - 8:49am
October 27, 2010
County Board candidates make their case
The two Washington County Board seats that include parts of Woodbury are up for grabs in the Nov. 2 election. District 2 Commissioner Bill Pulkrabek of Oakdale is being challenged by Dean Johnston, the Lake Elmo mayor. District 2 includes Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Landfall and Woodbury...
October 27, 2010 - 12:27pm
Monkman: Business background is an asset
As a small business owner with two decades of ties to the Woodbury business community, Kelly Monkman said he believes his expertise in economic...
October 27, 2010 - 12:25pm
Weik: Analytical approach needed on board
In just two years as the District 5 representative to the Washington County Board of Commissioners, Lisa Weik believes she has found her calling. "I...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00pm
Johnston: Leadership means getting involved
Dean Johnston said a Washington County commissioner should be visible in local communities and active in regional economic development efforts. Johnston,...
October 27, 2010 - 11:57am
Pulkrabek: Advocate for taxpayers, not county
Bill Pulkrabek said his job as Washington County commissioner is to be a taxpayer representative. The 12-year county commissioner, who is seeking...
October 27, 2010 - 11:17am
October 19, 2010
Candidates divided on role of commissioner
The candidates to represent most of Woodbury on the five-member Washington County Board disagree over what a commissioner should do. Incumbent...
October 19, 2010 - 7:01am