Stillwater open house seeks ideas for County Road 5
Washington County transportation planners are studying County Road 5 in Stillwater with an eye to improving facilities and connections for pedestrian and bicyclists, as well as improving safety and mobility for motorists.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
City looks to make Gateway station steering committee
A map of the Gateway Corridor shows how the route would come from the east suburbs into downtown St. Paul's Union Depot.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Lake Elmo Park Reserve ski trails pull in more skiers, despite bitter cold
Carrie Lehenbauer, left, of St. Paul, and Kay Provine, of Lake Elmo, made their way on one of the ski trails at Lake Elmo Park Reserve, which has 12.4 miles of paths.
Eye in the air: Washington County updates aerial photography
Licensing prevents publishing 3-D images, but there's no doubt they're public record and accessible, a data practices attorney says.
Oak Park Heights open houses address bridge construction
Area residents and business owners can attend one of two public meetings to discuss Hwy.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Road salt in short supply in Washington County
It will be a race to the finish: Will solar power take care of what dwindling supplies of road salt can't? A warming sun might be the salvation for Washington County and city public works departments that have watched their salt reserves disappear after a winter of repeated snowstorms and unusually low temperatures.
Washington County arts briefs: Spring art show to open in Afton
Here are the others, by category: Celebrations and events:  Bill Pohlmann The annual Squire House Gardens Spring Art Show opens Saturday, March 8, and runs through March 23. Squire House Gardens is located on the ground floor of an historic 1875 home, 3390 St. Croix Trail S. in Afton.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Scandia man in court on animal torture charges
A Washington County district judge ordered William Henry St. Sauver Jr., 30, to abstain from drugs and alcohol and to submit to random tests.
FamilyMeans seeks respite volunteers in Washington County and Oakdale area
Volunteers are being sought by FamilyMeans to provide in-home respite care to children or adults throughout Washington County and, in return, this allows the individualis caregiver or family a temporary break from their caregiving routine.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review bulletin board Feb. 26, 2014
Master Gardeners Spring Fling Master Gardeners of Washington County welcome all gardeners to attend the 27th Annual Metro Spring Fling on Mar. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Five different speakers are lined up with educational topics on different areas of gardening.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Public input sought on Gateway Corridor transit plans
As part of what's called the "scoping process," planners want to hear opinions about whether transit is needed in the corridor, what its purpose should be, the transit alternatives that have been proposed, and the effects that should be evaluated, according to information given to the Washington County board of commissioners Tuesday by project ... (more)
Ironman bike ride returns to Washington County
Registration is open for the event, which will be April 27 in communities from Marine on St. Croix to Afton.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Suburban Spotlight: Augustyniak Visits Lake Elmo
Last week we all threw darts at a map of the metro and Augustyniak's landed far to the east - in Washington County and Lake Elmo.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Special court for veterans gaining momentum
After a slow start, an innovative effort to reduce crime by veterans in Washington County is showing encouraging signs of lowering recidivism rates among vets, county court officials say.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Washington County's clean water efforts get a million-dollar boost
A kayaker paddled the waters of the St. Croix River at William O'Brien State Park at Marine on St. Croix.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Oakdale drug dealer sent to prison for man's fatal methadone overdose
An Oakdale drug dealer was sent to prison Friday for supplying methadone to a Scandia man who overdosed on it and died.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Oakdale gives administrator a bonus, launches pay study
The Oakdale City Council last week approved pay raises for a handful of employees -- including a bonus for the city administrator, the county's highest-paid public employee -- and is embarking on a citywide pay study.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Washington County road worker hit by car, expected to be OK
The employee was part of a crew removing snow from a bridge over Browns Creek near County Road 5 and Minnesota 96, just north of Stillwater, on Thursday afternoon.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Briefs: Washington County sheriff warns of grandparent scam
Authorities are warning residents across the metro, including Washington County, of a scam in which older people are told their relatives have been arrested.
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Pivotal parole decision in teen girl's death
Tony Roman Nose was two months shy of his 18th birthday when prosecutors say he raped and killed a teenage girl, stabbing her 29 times with a screwdriver.