Washington County

Thu
16
Apr

County awards grants to fight aquatic invasive species

The Washington County Board of Commissioners agreed to provide grant funds to six organizations to fight aquatic invasive species (AIS) in Washington County.

Wed
15
Apr

Community forum reveals troubling stats on heroin use in Washington County

Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge program director, Adam Pederson, talked about drug trends and warning signs of drug abuse at a community forum at Tartan High School April 9. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge program director, Adam Pederson, talked about drug trends and warning signs of drug abuse at a community forum at Tartan High School April 9. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Today’s drug abusers come from all walks of life

Lori Lewis fought back tears during an emotional and tragic recount of her son Ryan’s battle with drug addiction.  

Thu
09
Apr

SMRLS will have in-person intake hours at the Washington County Law Library

Every Wednesday afternoon from 1:30-4:30 p.m., an attorney from Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS) will have in-person intake hours for people seeking legal representation for certain kinds of family law issues at the Washington Co

Wed
08
Apr

Community forum on drug abuse Thursday

Drug abuse, overdose deaths on the rise in Washington County

Wed
08
Apr

Local property tax meetings scheduled

Many local homeowners will pay a bit more in property taxes this year due to rebounding home values following the Great Recession’s real estate market crash.

Wed
01
Apr

Washington County seeks input on draft plan on accessibility of its facilities, sets open houses

 Washington County is seeking input from the public for its draft plan to support accessibility for people using its facilities, and has planned a number of open houses at which people may gain more information and offer their thoughts on the plan

Wed
01
Apr

Mike Reeves appointed to county library board

Mike Reeves
Mike Reeves

Former Lake Elmo City Council member and retired business executive Mike Reeves has been appointed to represent District 3 on the Washington County Library Board.

Wed
25
Mar

Exchange polluting gas can with a new one at Environmental Center

Because an older-style gas contributes to air pollution, the Washington County Environmental Center is offering to exchange it for a new, vent-free, no-spill gas can.

Wed
18
Mar

Mortgage foreclosure numbers continue falling in Washington County

Mortgage foreclosure numbers continue to fall in Washington County, information that the County Board received at its meeting March 10.

Wed
18
Mar

County working to ensure all have access to civic life

The Washington County Board of Commissioners received an update March 10 on the county’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition plan.

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