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Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Smart Choice MRI to open in Woodbury
B2B franchise PostNet lands in Woodbury
Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
Drug dealer pleads guilty to reduced charges
crime and courts
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
Football: Raptors win third straight over Stillwater
Football: New Life Academy falls short in upset bid
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
Tiny fighter: Community rallies around stricken toddler; benefit scheduled
arts and entertainment
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Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
Carol J. Piepgras, 84
Mary Ann Mackenburg, 80
VIEWPOINT: Get the facts about reverse mortgages
LETTER: Arts education gives students reason to celebrate
LETTER: Education and awareness essential to helping children stay safe
LETTER: Ward's work on restorative justice warrants her re-election
OUR VIEW: Surprise! Gold Line might stop in Woodbury
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June 11, 2016
Parks, libraries score high in county survey
Washington County residents say they enjoy an exceptional quality of life. They feel safe in their communities and they value their county parks...
June 11, 2016 - 9:27am
June 6, 2016
It'll take a primary to decide Commissioner District 2
Bill Pulkrabek announced and then ended his election bid. But even without the former Washington County Commissioner from Oakdale on the ballot,...
June 6, 2016 - 12:42pm
May 31, 2016
LETTER: Kriesel will work hard to build consensus
As Washington County commissioner, I have worked hard on behalf of the citizens and communities of District 3 and have been a strong voice for...
May 31, 2016 - 9:24am
May 26, 2016
Emmer endorses Lewis in 2nd District battle
New candidate filings for local elected offices in recent days include: Jason Lewis of Woodbury, Minnesota Congressional District 2; U.S. Rep....
May 26, 2016 - 9:11pm
May 23, 2016
UPDATE: Republicans reload for primary in Congressional District 2
Despite being the GOP-endorsed candidate Jason Lewis of Woodbury faces a Republican primary in U.S. Congressional District 2. Republican Darlene...
May 23, 2016 - 7:19pm
UPDATE: McCollum has a challenger, so does Fenton
Officially, the Washington County Board of Commissioners race is on. The filing period for county, state and federal elections is under way,...
May 23, 2016 - 12:22am
May 18, 2016
UPDATE: Minnesota House incumbents file for re-election, and 2 more County Board candidates
Today, two Minnesota Legislature incumbents have filed for re-election. State reps. Kelly Fenton and JoAnn Ward are the only candidates to have...
May 18, 2016 - 5:15pm
May 15, 2016
Washington County experiences a bottleneck in the child protection process
The good news is, Washington County will get three more child protection workers, thanks to funding from the state of Minnesota. The bad news...
News/crime and courts
May 15, 2016 - 8:03am
April 18, 2016
VIEWPOINT: 'Counties Matter' theme apparent in all that counties provide
It can be as simple as the water you drink, the path you take to the mailbox, the driver's license in your wallet. The beauty of county government...
April 18, 2016 - 12:54am
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
November 8, 2015
Gateway Corridor Commission members, project stakeholders meet with federal leaders
Members of the Gateway Corridor Commission, business representatives and elected officials returned last month with heightened optimism for the...
November 8, 2015 - 12:25am
September 30, 2015
Washington, Ramsey counties spend $24.4M to purchase garbage facility
Washington County is the new co-owner of a garbage-processing facility. The Washington County Board on Sept. 22 approved four resolutions related...
September 30, 2015 - 12:39pm
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
July 18, 2015
County administrator's performance pleases commissioners
Washington County Administrator Molly O’Rourke passed her annual performance evaluation with high marks from the Washington County Board of...
July 18, 2015 - 12:36pm
June 5, 2015
Counties seek lower price for Newport trash-processing facility
Washington and Ramsey counties are open to the idea of purchasing Resource Recovery Technologies (RRT), the trash-processing facility in Newport,...
June 5, 2015 - 9:28am