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July 18, 2018
Sheriff's Office receives funds for drug response: County Board briefs
July 18, 2018 - 8:00pm
Corrections officer dies after assault at Stillwater prison
July 18, 2018 - 4:21pm
July 16, 2018
Lower Grey Cloud Island — nestled between Mooers Lake and the Mississippi River — has been planned for a regional park for over a decade. Washington County recently purchased a parcel on the island to move toward that goal. Imagery ©2018 Google, Map data ©2018 Google
County chips away at regional park purchases
July 16, 2018 - 7:49am
July 11, 2018
Wheelage tax increase approved: County Board briefs
July 11, 2018 - 10:00pm
Citizen-Business Working Group announces member lineup
July 11, 2018 - 3:20pm
July 9, 2018
Barbara Carlson, ex-wife of former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson, tells T.J. Mutch of Lakeville, Minn., the bad news that the 1997 Final Four plaque he was interested in has been sold, Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, in Forest Lake, Minn. Craig Borck / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Barbara Carlson, flamboyant radio host and Minnesota governor's ex-wife, dies at 80
July 9, 2018 - 10:23pm
3M working groups launch this month
July 9, 2018 - 5:00am
July 8, 2018
In conjunction with Washington County, the city of Newport is hoping to build a trail from Maxwell Avenue to 20th Street by 2023. Imagery ©2018 Google, Map data ©2018 Google
Newport shoots for new trail connection
July 8, 2018 - 6:00am
July 6, 2018
A growing technicolored mural on Skoolie, South Washington County Community Education's "mobile classroom," continued to flourish Aug. 7 as community members added their personal touch at the fourth "Paint the Bus" event this summer in Shawnee Park. Community members will have another chance to leave their mark on Skoolie at Community Ed's last Paint the Bus event 5 p.m. Aug. 22 at Newport Lutheran Church. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
Woodbury recognized for two parks and recreation programs
July 6, 2018 - 7:49am
July 4, 2018
Minnesota Deputy Legislative Auditor Judy Randall speaks to state lawmakers as Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles listens during a hearing at the state Capitol Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Dave Orrick / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota's DMV system under scrutiny of 4 watchdog investigations
July 4, 2018 - 9:34pm
July 3, 2018
ERRORs team members (from left) Iaong Lor, Kennedy Uzpen and Alex Gerber show off their robot CubERRt at the June 21, 2018, South Washington County School Board meeting. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Automatic moment: East Ridge robot struts its stuff
July 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
Winners of the 2018 Environmental Excellence Awards pose for a group photo on Wednesday, June 27. Courtesy of the city of Woodbury.
Woodbury presents annual Environmental Excellence Awards
July 3, 2018 - 7:49am
July 2, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announces Monday, July 2, 2018, that she is sueing the maker of OxyCotin pain killer over claims the company made, including that it was safer than it is. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota sues over opioid crisis
July 2, 2018 - 3:12pm
County Board briefs: Intersection repair contract awarded; Parks and Rec month declared
July 2, 2018 - 10:02am
June 28, 2018
The new locker rooms will be added to the west end of the ice arena. Courtesy of the city of Cottage Grove
Cottage Grove Ice Arena addition to include more locker rooms
June 28, 2018 - 5:00am
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