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Minnesota students lobby lawmakers on smoking laws
Red Rock Elementary news scores a big 'get'
Holding on to history: Afton Historical Museum in the running for federal grant
She-Nomenon: New Life Academy senior is National Merit finalist
Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
crime and courts
Gymnastics: Raptors take seventh at team state
Boys' Basketball: Comeback win keeps Royals tied for SEC lead
Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
Boys' Basketball: Hard work pays off for Woodbury's Michael Jones
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
MN Boychoir to perform
Chili benefit adds mac and cheese, human foosball
Woodbury Lions seek nominations
Kicking off Woodbury's big 5-0
2017 Cold Catfish Cup organizers cancel race
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VIEWPOINT: Judicial independence
Superintendent Keith Jacobus viewpoint: 'It takes a village' just as relevant today
VIEWPOINT: Flynn resignation underscores need for full review of Trump-Russia ties
VIEWPOINT: On Supreme Court appointments, Senate give 'advice and consent'
VIEWPOINT: A very warm Minnesota welcome
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August 29, 2016
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
A Wisconsin man is facing five felony charges for allegedly kidnapping and assaulting two women at gunpoint. Washington County Sheriff’s...
News/crime and courts
August 29, 2016 - 5:42pm
VIEWPOINT: East metro deserves 100-year plan for transportation
The recent article in the Star Tribune, titled "East metro officials worry as jobs people migrate west" by David Peterson (Aug. 13) and the...
August 29, 2016 - 6:26am
August 26, 2016
Man arrested in Afton in possible hostage situation
Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man in Afton Friday morning for an alleged assault. Deputies responded to the 3200 block of St....
News/crime and courts
August 26, 2016 - 3:42pm
August 22, 2016
VIEWPOINT: South Washington County should be part of regional transit equation
As a fast-growing county, we need to work together to meet the demands this growth presents. According to the Metropolitan Council, Washington...
August 22, 2016 - 5:20pm
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