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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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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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April 18, 2016
Woodbury THRIVES to define what a healthy community looks like
Spring is a time when Minnesotans just seem to start feeling better and doing more healthy activities. But a new initiative around Woodbury aims...
April 18, 2016 - 12:56am
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 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
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
April 8, 2016
Woodbury man arrested in fatal shooting above St. Paul restaurant
A Woodbury man is under arrest after a fatal shooting yesterday afternoon in the building that houses the W.A. Frost & Co. restaurant on Selby Avenue in St. Paul. The shooting was reported just after 4 p.m. in the Dacotah Building, 370 Selby Ave. Officers found a man with apparent...
News/crime and courts
April 8, 2016 - 8:16am
Lake Elmo Swim Pond repairs are scheduled
The good news is, when it's complete, the new Lake Elmo Swim Pond will be fully updated and more ADA accessible. The bad news is, the pond will...
April 8, 2016 - 8:15am
April 6, 2016
Commissioners talk labor negotiations strategy
Commissioners talk labor negotiations strategy The Washington County Board of Commissioners met in a closed session March 22 to discuss strategy...
April 6, 2016 - 10:00pm
County administrator gets glowing remarks from board of commissioners
To say the Washington County Board of Commissioners is pleased with the performance of County Administrator Molly O'Rourke may well be an understatement....
April 6, 2016 - 1:18pm
March 30, 2016
New Washington County project helps kids of incarcerated parents
It’s after 6 p.m. on a Sunday night, a time when most kids should be out enjoying the last hour of daylight, or working on their best argument...
March 30, 2016 - 7:24am
March 29, 2016
4 of 5 county board seats will be filled this fall
Residents of Washington County District 2 will have one more candidate to vote for this fall — that of a county commissioner, to fill the seat...
March 29, 2016 - 1:45pm
March 24, 2016
State grant bolsters fight against sex trafficking
Washington County has made an investment in the effort to stop sex trafficking. In turn, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is making...
News/crime and courts
March 24, 2016 - 12:37am
March 19, 2016
Transportation at a crossroads: Are we ready?
TRANSPORTATION AT THE CROSSROADS: ARE WE READY? Tuesday March 22, 2016 7:00-8:30 p.m. Guardian Angels Church, 8260 4th St. N, Oakdale, MN Are...
March 19, 2016 - 12:24am
March 17, 2016
Bearth was well respected, well liked
Washington County Commissioner Ted Bearth died March 10 after months of illness. Bearth, of Oakdale, was named County Board chairman in January...
March 17, 2016 - 8:55am
March 16, 2016
Facilities report on county library conditions yields some surprises
Now that the Washington County Library Strategic Plan has been approved, it's time to start thinking about what facility improvements are needed,...
March 16, 2016 - 12:58am
March 13, 2016
Washington County initiates steps for $20 million bond sale
There's a full slate of capital improvement projects planned for Washington County this summer, and now the county is starting to plan how to...
March 13, 2016 - 12:55am