Washington County

Thu
22
Jan

3M keeps an eye on groundwater quality in Lake Elmo

New water line construction to begin this summer   3M Company will continue to monitor groundwater quality in the Lake Elmo Park Reserve. The Washington County Board of Commissioners recently granted the Maplewood-based company access to the park reserve to conduct testing for perfluorochemicals in the groundwater.

Fri
19
Dec

County will accept funds to fight aquatic invasive species

The Washington County Board of Commissioners accepted $202,392 Dec. 9 from the state Department of Natural Resources to aid in the prevention of the spread of aquatic invasive species in lakes, rivers, and other water bodies.

Fri
19
Dec

County Board sets priorities for housing funds

The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved priorities Dec. 9 for use of federal housing funds that the county will receive.

Wed
26
Nov

County maintains AAA bond ratings

Washington County will keep its AAA bond ratings from both Moody’s Investors Services and Standard & Poor’s Rating Services -- the highest rating granted by the credit rating agencies. 

Wed
29
Oct

WA County reserve deputy looks back on storied career


Longtime Washington County Reserve Deputy Gary Glaeser, diagnosed with terminal cancer, was honored by colleagues at a gathering in September at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve. (Linda Baumiester/Review)

Gary Glaeser is fighting cancer General Patton style
A man who has devoted himself to not only protecting the residents of Washington County, but the nation as a whole, has refocused his efforts on fighting a battle with the disease.
To say Glaeser, 69, of Oakdale has lived an interesting life would be an understatement.

Wed
15
Oct

Ted Bearth, Jeremy Olson face off in county commissioner race

Candidates running for public office in Washington County are busy with their campaigns, with just a few weeks remaining before the Tuesday, Nov. 4 election.
County Attorney Pete Orput and Sheriff Bill Huton are running unopposed, while District 2 county commissioner Ted Bearth of Oakdale will face challenger Jeremy Olson of Woodbury.

Fri
22
Aug

Municipal and school board candidates file in Oakdale-Lake Elmo area

The filing period for offices in cities without a primary election closed on Tuesday, Aug. 12, as did filing for seats on local school boards. Candidates who filed by Tuesday's deadline had until 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug.

Wed
13
Aug

County’s early budget proposal calls for levy hike

Homeowners in Washington County may pay a little bit more in property taxes next year.

Wed
23
Jul

The Washington County Fair is back for its 143rd run and it’s better than ever

It’s the peak of summer and the countdown to one of the area’s most highly anticipated annual events is nearly up. The 2014 Washington County Fair is back for its 143rd year and promises to be bigger and better than ever.

Thu
10
Jul

BizRecycling grants available

 If you’re a business owner, you may be throwing money away on your trash bill. So how do you know, and more importantly, how do you prevent wasting in the future?

Pages