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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
Bailey Meadows development approved in Newport amid opposition
Semi truck fire near Woodbury causes Monday morning delays
New Thanksgiving weekend 5K race in Cottage Grove ruffles feathers in local Hale to the Bird event
Cottage Grove man sentenced for raping teen girl in Woodbury
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East Ridge's Wangensteen leads area at state
Three Raptors sign letters of intent
East Ridge, Woodbury, Park individuals qualify for state
Volleyball: Eagles soar to fifth at state
Volleyball: Eagles win to advance to fifth-place game
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
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Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Letters: Minnesota could lead on health care; Referendum needed for our kids
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October 27, 2016
County taps transportation kitty
A $135,000 grant from the Counties Transit Improvement Board will pay for the planning of two proposed transit station areas in Cottage Grove...
October 27, 2016 - 2:07pm
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
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 23, 2016
UPDATE: Republicans reload for primary in Congressional District 2
Despite being the GOP-endorsed candidate Jason Lewis of Woodbury faces a Republican primary in U.S. Congressional District 2. Republican Darlene...
May 23, 2016 - 7:19pm
UPDATE: McCollum has a challenger, so does Fenton
Officially, the Washington County Board of Commissioners race is on. The filing period for county, state and federal elections is under way,...
May 23, 2016 - 12:22am
May 18, 2016
UPDATE: Minnesota House incumbents file for re-election, and 2 more County Board candidates
Today, two Minnesota Legislature incumbents have filed for re-election. State reps. Kelly Fenton and JoAnn Ward are the only candidates to have...
May 18, 2016 - 5:15pm
May 9, 2016
New plans emerge for Newport's Red Rock Crossing development
Newport will likely look much different in a decade, thanks to a redevelopment plan moving through the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment...
May 9, 2016 - 1:24pm
April 18, 2016
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 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
February 9, 2016
Red Rock Corridor Commission votes to pursue 12-stop BRT route
The Red Rock Corridor Commission has doubled down on its vision for a bus rapid transit system in South Washington County. The commission voted...
February 9, 2016 - 12:13am
January 25, 2016
VIEWPOINT: In 2016, Washington County will work on libraries, transportation
With each new year, there is an opportunity to reflect on the previous year and prepare for the upcoming year. Some of the challenges that need...
January 25, 2016 - 5:30pm
November 7, 2015
Sex trafficking discussion expands in east metro area
MAPLEWOOD — Minnesotans understand little about sex trafficking in their state, experts in the field said Thursday, Oct. 22, as they looked...
November 7, 2015 - 12:49am
October 28, 2015
Upgrade from 1992 jail security systems costs $2.1 million
After 22 years, the time has come to update the security system at the Washington County Jail. The Washington County Board of Commissioners...
October 28, 2015 - 7:52am
September 30, 2015
Washington, Ramsey counties spend $24.4M to purchase garbage facility
Washington County is the new co-owner of a garbage-processing facility. The Washington County Board on Sept. 22 approved four resolutions related...
September 30, 2015 - 12:39pm
September 23, 2015
County tax levy might increase 3.45 percent in 2016
With a proposed budget of more than $217 million, the Washington County Board has approved both a preliminary levy and budget for 2016. Board...
September 23, 2015 - 12:55am