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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 14, 2018
Tutor Jane Anderson (middle) at Bailey Elementary School recently received the President's Volunteer Service Gold Award, awarded to those who inspire others to engage in volunteer service. She is flanked by internal coach Amy Frandsen (left) and program manager Sarah Weber. Submitted photo
Reading, math tutors wanted
July 14, 2018 - 7:49am
July 12, 2018
Carlos Myles, Ava Magee, Polly Sauerwein and Zach Marien manned the No Kid Hungry event at Shawnee Park in Woodbury July 9. The CE Skoolie bus stops in Woodbury, Newport, St. Paul Park or Cottage Grove every week night during the summer. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
No Kid Hungry continues to roll through the county
July 12, 2018 - 11:24am
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
Newport, Minn. man charged in Hudson fireworks incident
July 11, 2018 - 10:45am
July 10, 2018
Woodbury man appointed to state college board
July 10, 2018 - 1:33pm
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
Cottage Grove man dies in Manning Avenue crash
July 9, 2018 - 12:40pm
11 dogs die after van breaks down en route to Minnesota
July 9, 2018 - 11:13am
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 5, 2018
Christian Cupboard came to the No Kid Hungry event June 11 prepared with food packs. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
No place to call home: South Washington County teens face homelessness, gaps in service
July 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
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