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Minnesota roundup: Patrol still looking for hit-and-run driver who killed 85 year old woman; Man killed after contacting live wire following crash; plus more state headlines.
Q&A with Washington County Commissioner District 2 candidate Stan Karwoski
Q&A with Washington County Commissioner District 2 candidate Cheryl Anderson
County taps transportation kitty
Woodbury City Council candidates answer questions on Gold Line, aquifers, pollinators
crime and courts
Girls Soccer: Raptors offense can’t connect in state loss to Andover
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Cross Country: Woodbury runners Holiday, Romain are headed to state
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Newport Lutheran Church holds Halloween festival
Gibbs Farm celebrates old-fashioned Halloween
Monster Bash Halloween parade
Family fall festival at King of Kings
Zywiec's 'Haunting Experience'
arts and entertainment
Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
Gary Carlton, 63
Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
LETTER: County Board supports preservation of our history
LETTER: I will listen to residents ideas about transportation
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LETTER: Vote for bipartisan DFLer Schoen, rather than Tea Party’s Holmstadt
LETTER: Isn’t it time to move forward? Gillespie is my choice for House
Real Estate Showcase
August 20, 2016
County, Cottage Grove approve cooperative agreement on interchange improvement, separate work on East Point Douglas Road
Washington County and the city of Cottage Grove will partner on two road improvement projects. The County Board on Aug. 2 approved an agreement...
August 20, 2016 - 10:35am
August 18, 2016
Cities dropping 'drop home' legislature
After the Temporary Family Health Care Dwelling law was passed this spring by the state Legislature, many cities in the metro area are considering...
August 18, 2016 - 9:23am
August 8, 2016
Autocross roars into Washington County Fair
Mike Swikla totaled his bright blue Chevrolet Cavalier Friday evening in Lake Elmo. First, it was his back bumper that fell off from getting...
August 8, 2016 - 1:41pm
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
August 5, 2016
Area rivers, lakes make 'polluted' list
Several bodies of water in south Washington County and Woodbury are on the Minnesota 2016 List of Impaired Waters, released by the Minnesota...
August 5, 2016 - 9:00am
July 31, 2016
Upgraded Lake Elmo Park Reserve Swim Pond reopens with celebration Aug. 1
The public is welcome to experience the upgrades that the Lake Elmo Park Reserve Swim Pond underwent this summer, when it reopens next week....
July 31, 2016 - 12:52pm
July 30, 2016
Military Retiree Appreciation Day Aug. 19
A military Retiree Appreciation Day is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at the National Guard Armory and Community Center, 13885...
July 30, 2016 - 6:55pm
July 29, 2016
Vendors sought for bluegrass festival
Applications are being accepted from vendors for the 15th-annual Washington County Bluegrass Festival, 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Lake Elmo...
Life/arts and entertainment
July 29, 2016 - 6:55pm
July 28, 2016
Public Works moves back to North Shop
Anyone doing business with Washington County Public Works, including the county's parks, transportation, and survey and land management staff,...
July 28, 2016 - 6:55pm
Nanny's alleged aggressor kept to herself, neighbors say
Quiet, reserved and private is how neighbors describe the 35-year-old Woodbury woman who is facing multiple felony charges including labor trafficking,...
News/crime and courts
July 28, 2016 - 3:37pm
July 27, 2016
Board approves funds for final design of Cottage Grove area projects
The County Board of Commissioners approved funding for the next phase of two projects in and around Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park. At their...
July 27, 2016 - 6:54pm
Washington County deputies receive opioid training
Rarely does a day goes by without authorities responding to a possible drug overdose in Washington County, but officials said they’re hoping...
July 27, 2016 - 4:40pm
July 26, 2016
Board declares national Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week
The Washington County Board of Commissioners declared July 17-23 as national Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week. The board passed...
July 26, 2016 - 6:53pm
July 24, 2016
Washington County approves road, social service contracts
The Washington County Board of Commissioners has approved a contract with the engineering firm Kimley-Horn and Associates Inc. to help with design...
July 24, 2016 - 9:00am
July 20, 2016
FamilyWise provides wraparound triage for local families
The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved a contract with FamilyWise Services of Minneapolis to help embattled minority families...
July 20, 2016 - 2:59pm