Washington County

Thu
26
Feb

Licensing information for potential foster care providers in Washington County

An informational meeting for those interested in foster care in Washington County will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 2, at the Washington County Government Center in Stillwater, in the Lower Level, Room 16.

Wed
18
Feb

Congresswoman McCollum, local leaders discuss Gateway Corridor BRT with Governor

Gov. Mark Dayton heard from community leaders on Monday, Feb.

Fri
13
Feb

Sheriff’s office renews agreements with communities for CodeRED program

The Washington County Board of Commissioners authorized the sheriff’s office to enter into 31 joint powers agreements with communities throughout the county to provide CodeRED service, the mass emergency notification system the county uses.

Wed
28
Jan

Thin ice cancels L.E. Lions ice fishing contest

Tickets still available for cash drawing

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.

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