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December 22, 2009
Three up, three running next year for Washington County Board
Three Washington County commissioners whose terms end in 2010 will ask voters for four more years. Commissioners Myra Peterson, Bill Pulkrabek and Lisa Weik said they will seek re-election next fall. Peterson and Pulkrabek are County Board veterans, but Weik is just completing her...
December 22, 2009 - 10:28am
June 26, 2009
Peterson works out climate-change bill deal
ST. PAUL - A deal brokered by U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson appears to have given a global warming bill a fighting chance to pass the House today. The western Minnesota Democrat negotiated for three weeks with House leaders who support legislation to slow global warming, saying he and...
June 26, 2009 - 8:53am
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
Residents happy with life in Washington County
Nearly all of Washington County residents say their quality of life is good or excellent. And recent survey numbers suggests that the county remains one of the more affluent areas in the Twin Cities metro. But there are indicators that the recent economic downturn has affected some...
June 17, 2009 - 6:13am
June 10, 2009
Viewpoint: County Citizen Review Panel reaches out
Two members of the Washington County Citizen Review Panel Dani Horan (Co-Chair) and Mary Nelson will be leaving June 30, 2009, after fulfilling six years of volunteer service. On the behalf of the children and families of Washington County, I wanted to publicly thank them for volunteering...
June 10, 2009 - 8:46am
June 7, 2009
NLA Track: Eagles earn two Class A medals
The spring sports season in the Woodbury area officially came to an end on Saturday night as New Life Academy's Mitch Peterson finished up a...
June 7, 2009 - 2:21pm
May 20, 2009
Residents, police warn of door-to-door scams
Looking for a sign of summer? Have you spotted one of the following seasonal activities: barbecue, baseball or boating? How about a door-to-door...
May 20, 2009 - 7:21am
May 19, 2009
Board approves project funding for affordable housing programs
The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted May 12 for final approval of more than $1 million in federal grants that will be allocated to three affordable housing projects in Washington County. The county received the federal dollars from the 2009 Community Development Block...
May 19, 2009 - 10:47am
May 13, 2009
Peterson and Leonard
Megan Peterson and Brian Leonard announce their engagement and plan to marry Saturday, May 30, 2009. Megan is a 2003 graduate of Cambridge-Isanti High School and graduated from St. Cloud State University with a degree in biology. She is employed by ViroMed Laboratories, Minnetonka....
May 13, 2009 - 9:27am
May 8, 2009
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 7, 2009
WCHS master index available online
The Washington County Historical Society, which turns 75 during 2009, has taken a major technological step in developing the WCHS Master Index. The index makes much of the society's collections accessible to the public via the Internet. The WCHS Master Index, which includes nearly...
April 7, 2009 - 12:54pm
April 2, 2009
WCHS master index makes historical collections accessible on-line
The Washington County Historical Society, which turns 75 during 2009, has taken a major technological step in developing the WCHS Master Index which makes much of the society's collections accessible to the public via the Internet. The WCHS Master Index, which includes nearly 100,000...
April 2, 2009 - 7:51am
March 4, 2009
Viewpoint: More failed policies from Gov. Pawlenty
Despite the Republican debacle in the last election, Gov. Tim Pawlenty's latest budget proposal is asking the citizens of Minnesota to swallow the same Kool-Aid he and his party have been offering for the past six years. The centerpiece of the governor's proposal is his plan to cut...
March 4, 2009 - 1:04am
March 3, 2009
Washington County cuts 21 staff positions
In an effort to make up for recently projected shortfalls in its 2009 budget, the Washington County Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday to reduce county staff by 21 positions. The impact of the elimination of 21 positions amounts to a savings of nearly $1.5 million, a little...
March 3, 2009 - 2:58pm
February 24, 2009
County may cut 4-H coordinator funding
Facing the reality of a loss in state aid funding and a continued decrease in fee revenue sources, Washington County is planning to make up for projected budget shortfalls by cutting an additional $3.2 million from its 2009 budget. Last week, county commissioners met with department...
February 24, 2009 - 9:59am