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Afton approves bid for $12.5 million downtown project
Man faces burglary charges after jumping through a screen
Police report: $3,000 ring on an end table, lightning strikes chimney, bloody nose at Carver Lake
Charges: Couple shows up at Woodbury hospital, bloodied after alleged assault
River Falls man says he can't take field sobriety tests because he's a disabled veteran
crime and courts
2016 preview: Swimming and diving teams boast talented returners
2016 preview: New Life Academy boys soccer enters season with high expectations
2016 preview: New Life Academy girls soccer boasts new look in new season
2016 preview: New Life Academy girls tennis ready for plenty of road matches
2016 preview: East Ridge girls tennis returners ready to roll
Valued council members bid adieu to Woodbury Days
Area 4-H members win at Washington County Fair
Dogs and ducks: Kids learn life lessons in theater camp
What to do at Woodbury Days
Hope Glen Farm unveils treehouse suite
arts and entertainment
HOUSE OF KNOWLEDGE
Florence E. Jacques, 88
Tom W. Mertz, 48
Roger C. Meikle, 60
Joan K. Hargis
Roger Meikle, 60
VIEWPOINT: Our students are the focus of all we do
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!
Real Estate Showcase
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
March 12, 2016
County plans to step back from township zoning, land use process
Things will be getting a little easier for Washington County township residents who want to change the zoning of their properties, thanks to...
March 12, 2016 - 12:22am
March 10, 2016
Washington County Commissioner Bearth dies at 77
After months of illness, Washington County District 2 Commissioner Ted Bearth died Thursday, March 10, at the age of 77. Named chairman of the...
March 10, 2016 - 1:04pm
Volunteers sought for county's child protection advisory panel
Washington County is looking for volunteers, ages 21 and older, to help some of the county's youngest, and most vulnerable, residents. The Washington...
March 10, 2016 - 12:58am
March 9, 2016
Gateway transit project receives $5.4 million grant
The Gateway Corridor Bus Rapid Transit project has almost received all of the funding necessary to move it into the project development phase,...
March 9, 2016 - 12:42pm
March 8, 2016
Washington County develops policy to promote pollination
Washington County officials are looking at what can be done to help replenish the pollinator population in the county. The Washington County...
March 8, 2016 - 12:43am
March 1, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Washington County prepares to serve population as it ages
It is natural for individuals to age – it is not natural for entire populations to age. Understanding the difference and preparing the community...
March 1, 2016 - 12:49am
February 23, 2016
LETTER: The true cost is always left out
State Sen. Susan Kent’s Viewpoint about what she names “wise infrastructure investments” confuses transportation (roads and bridges) with transit projects like the Gateway bus rapid transit (expensive projects that fund special interests). I’m all for transit when there is...
February 23, 2016 - 12:46am
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