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Suspect charged in Lake Elmo shooting
Authorities have charged Ruben Paramo, 35, with second-degree assault with a firearm as well as a firearm violation after a May shooting in Lake Elmo.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Shedding light on area shallow lakes
On June 4, the Valley Branch Watershed District held a community meeting to present plans to conduct a study of five shallow lakes and one creek within the watershed.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
a Q&a with author Mary Logue
Mary Logue knew as a child that reading was the key to the rest of the world. And at some point, she realized that writing was the key to her particular world.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Washington County arts briefs: Bayport to feature "Rockin' Ribs on the River”
Washington County's newest summer event, Rockin' Ribs on the River, begins Saturday, June 15 in Lakeside Park in Bayport from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. David Ybarra and the Northside Dukes will headline the event.
Planning, open arms keep Woodbury booming
An iPhone5 panoramic shot of new development in Woodbury's Dancing Waters subdivision, Wednesday, May 29, 2013.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Beckers ASC Review
10 Surgery Center Leaders During Facility Expansions
Here are 10 ambulatory surgery center leaders during facility expansions. If you have questions or updates for this list, please contact Laura at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Contaminant in Water More Dangerous Than Previously Thought
A contaminant found in the drinking water in some homes is more dangerous than previously thought.
Man charged with felony assault in Lake Elmo shooting
The Washington County attorney's office on Monday charged Ruben Adrian Paramo, 35, with assault with a dangerous weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm -- both felonies.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Water found to be key factor in PFC levels
An analysis of PFC levels in residents of Cottage Grove, Lake Elmo and Oakdale confirms the cause-effect link between how much unfiltered water those people drank and the amount of the pervasive chemical compounds were found in their system.
Fri May 31, 2013
More tainted wells in Washington County will now need filters
The state is acting to protect Washington County residents affected by a new lower level for the risk of the chemical TCE.
Two brothers arrested in Lake Elmo shooting
Fidel Paramo was arrested Wednesday in Maplewood for unrelated issues; it's unclear when Reuben Paramo was taken into custody.
County, state parks feature free admission days
Vehicle admission to Washington County parks will be free Saturday on "Explore Your Parks Day," and several special events are planned.
Wed May 29, 2013
Sheriff's office investigating May 21 Lake Elmo shooting
The Washington County sheriff's office is currently investigating a shooting that occurred around 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, in Lake Elmo.
Lake Elmo city leaders pledge to - Speak their Peace'
On Tuesday, May 21, Lake Elmo representatives from the city council and commissions, and other community leaders from schools, churches and volunteer organizations gathered at City Hall to sign the "Speak Your Peace" pledge, promising to practice civility when engaging in discussion.
Mon May 27, 2013
St. Croix River Crossing: Groundbreaking, Roadwork Begins, No-Wake Zone in Place
The official "groundbreaking" for the St. Croix River Crossing Project is today at Lowell Park .
Sat May 25, 2013
Stage is set for summer in Washington County
Festivals include lakes, strawberries, blues and food: Lake Fest Forest Lake, May 31-June 6. The annual event got its start as a celebration of the high school's graduates.
Wed May 22, 2013
Lake Elmo shooting wounds St. Paul man
The Washington County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened around 8 p.m. Tuesday in Lake Elmo.
Land offer could be start of Old Village project
The white barn, background, on the farm on Minnesota 5 owned by Pete and Robert Schiltgen as it looked in 2002.
Tue May 21, 2013
MnDOT to Host St. Croix River Crossing Project 'Groundbreaking' in Stillwater
MnDOT will host an official "groundbreaking " for the St. Croix River Crossing Project on Tuesday, May 28 at Lowell Park in downtown Stillwater.