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Man arrested in Afton in possible hostage situation
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Woodbury drinking water OK, city says
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Minnesota hands out $25 million to launch pre-kindergarten programs
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State's top skaters compete in Woodbury
Girls soccer: Raptors knock off No. 9 Eastview
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East Ridge bowling club to hold info session at Pinz
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Hope Glen Farm unveils treehouse suite
Woodbury Days medallion has been found
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LETTER: I enjoyed teaching 29 years of driver's ed
LETTER: Employers are looking to hire people with hands-on experience
VIEWPOINT: Woodbury Days provides inspiration for appreciation
VIEWPOINT: One year of Culver's? I can do this!
VIEWPOINT: South Washington County should be part of regional transit equation
Real Estate Showcase
August 7, 2016
In Afton, delinquent taxes were higher than normal
The City of Afton saw one of the highest dollar amount of delinquent taxes last year. In 2015, the city saw $21,387 in taxes go unpaid, but during...
August 7, 2016 - 9:37am
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
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 23, 2016
LETTER: Don't gripe, don't gloat; see who'll vote
So you just received your property tax bill and you have a substantial increase. Well, don't gripe about it because a very small percentage of...
May 23, 2016 - 5:48pm
LETTER: On education, transportation and bonding, Kent fails taxpayers
DFL Chairman Ken Martin's recent letter to the editor was laughable. I wonder if he has even been paying attention this session! The biggest...
May 23, 2016 - 5:48pm
May 12, 2016
Community survey adds to strategic planning discussion
You've been asked your opinion in discussion groups about schools. Your survey answers have been noted. It's what District 833 does with your...
May 12, 2016 - 12:15am
May 4, 2016
LETTER: Kent should stand up for families, let go of gas tax increase
Kent should stand up for families, let go of gas tax increase Considering there were only two items on the 2016 Minnesota state legislative agenda...
May 4, 2016 - 5:05pm
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
February 17, 2016
County shares priorities with local legislators
When area lawmakers return to St. Paul next month for the 2016 legislative session, they’ll know exactly what are the top priorities for Washington...
February 17, 2016 - 12:30am
February 5, 2016
Taxpayers save $19.7M on referendum bonds
The recent referendum's impact on taxpayers will be $19.7 million less than expected after South Washington County Schools sold bonds at an interest...
February 5, 2016 - 11:24am
February 1, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Governor proposes wise investments in infrastructure
When Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled his $1.4 billion bonding proposal this month, he wisely focused on jobs and investing in our state’s...
February 1, 2016 - 12:07am
December 30, 2015
LETTER: District 833 bond bites taxpayers
Anyway the coin is flipped the taxpayer bites the bullet. I hope everyone is aware the attorneys for the district are paid for with your tax dollars. I certainly agree funding is essential for our schools, but has anyone given thought to the seniors on fixed incomes? We will receive...
December 30, 2015 - 5:00pm
December 28, 2015
Afton approves 9 percent tax levy increase
Afton residents will see a hefty increase on their tax statements next year. Afton City Council approved its 2016 budget and tax levy during...
December 28, 2015 - 12:00am
December 27, 2015
District 833 approves $73M levy for 2016
The South Washington County School Board approved a property tax levy for 2016 that increased by 24 percent largely due to voters’ support...
December 27, 2015 - 12:57am
December 24, 2015
County plans $158 million in expenditures for the coming year
Washington County is financially set for the coming year. The Washington County Board of Commissioners set the 2016 county budget and tax levy...
December 24, 2015 - 12:51am