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  1. Master Gardeners "Fairest" Garden a popular stop at Washington County FairRead the original story

    51 min ago | Roseville Review

    With all there is to do at the Washington County Fair, be sure to save time for the large and diverse demonstration garden created by University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners.

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  2. BRT not LRT for Gateway Corridor -Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Roseville Review

    ... roadway, over light rail and other types of bus transportation. Andy Gitzlaff, senior planner for Washington County and point person for the project, said the choice of BRT had a lot to do with cost. "BRT has the potential to move the same amount of ...

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  3. In 2012 death linked to Stillwater's Lily Lake, court hears father's appealRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... 7, of Stillwater died of the same disease after swimming in Lily Lake. Officials from Stillwater, Washington County and the Minnesota Department of Health "knew or should have known the amoeba was present because Annie ... had died from the same ...

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  4. Oak Park Heights takes second look at moving Highway 36 frontage roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | TwinCities

    ... transportation officials and local business owners. If the city accepts ownership of the frontage road, Washington County and Minnesota Department of Transportation crews would move the frontage road about 250 feet north -- across from the north ...

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  5. Bridge to be replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | The Washington Evening Journal

    Washington County Engineer Jacob Thorius speaks to the Washington County Supervisors about a federal aid agreement with the Iowa DOT to replace a bridge, which would possibly begin next summer.

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  6. BRT not LRT for Gateway CorridorRead the original story

    Monday Jul 28 | Roseville Review

    ... roadway, over light rail and other types of bus transportation. Andy Gitzlaff, senior planner for Washington County and point person for the project, said the choice of BRT had a lot to do with cost. "BRT has the potential to move the same amount of ...

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  7. Briefs: Judge orders compliance with open meetings law in city of GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Star Tribune

    A Washington County district judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the mayor of Grant and two City Council members, but also ordered the city to become compliant with state open meetings and records laws.

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  8. It's showtime at the Washington County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Star Tribune

    ... land, creating a muddy paradise where the pigs, Earl and Oliver, could chill until their big day at the Washington County Fair. For the past several months, Levi raised Earl and Oliver as if they were family pets, keeping them cool, keeping them fed ...

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  9. Washington County police blotterRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Star Tribune

    Two men who offered to update a home security system in the 4000 block of River Road were asked to leave when they showed the resident a tablet with different systems and asked which was hers.

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  10. Paramount Auto Service Woodbury Goodyear Participates in Woodbury DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | PRWeb

    ... . About Paramount Auto Service Paramount Auto Service offers six locations throughout the Washington County area for vehicle maintenance. Services include brake inspection, tire alignment, fluids check, oil changes, factory scheduled maintenance, ...

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  11. Special unit takes on environmental cold casesRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Star Tribune

    ... case by revisiting where the crime occurred, Small and a team of investigators regularly return to Washington County's Baytown Township groundwater contamination site, one of several hundred "brownfield" sites across Minnesota that have been ...

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  12. Route set for Gateway Corridor transit line in east metroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Star Tribune

    ... planning process moves ahead. The route could be altered as plans come more into focus, said Lisa Weik, Washington County commissioner and chairwoman of the Gateway Corridor Commission. Just as cost was a deciding factor in choosing bus ...

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  13. Gateway aimed at route less traveledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Finance and Commerce

    ... Corridor had the opportunity to see BRT in a dedicated guideway in action on Los Angeles' Orange Line . Washington County Commissioner Lisa Weik , who also chairs the Gateway Corridor Commission, said the bi-directional bus-only lane looks similar ...

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  14. St. Paul-to-Washington County preferred bus route mostly north of I-94Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | TwinCities

    ... mode, route and endpoints for the Gateway Corridor, the east metro transitway connecting St. Paul and Washington County. Officials earlier this month selected bus rapid transit with dedicated guideways over trains for the corridor, and the latest ...

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  15. The Washington County Fair is back for its 143rd run and it's better than everRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Roseville Review

    Freshly groomed, the cattle are led in the beef judging arena during the Washington County Fair.

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  16. Cottage Grove kiln losing status?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | TwinCities

    ... Two bronze plaques mark the historic site. "I think it is a loss," said Brent Peterson, director of the Washington County Historical Society. He said the rock pile may no longer have historic value, but the site still does. "When you to go to the ...

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  17. Crumbling Cottage Grove kiln may lose historic statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | TwinCities

    ... Two bronze plaques mark the historic site. "I think it is a loss," said Brent Peterson, director of the Washington County Historical Society. He said the rock pile may no longer have historical value, but the site does. "When you to go to the ...

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  18. Courthouse Committee's top choice for architect is JRARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Washington County News

    After a day-long process of reviewing eight applicants for the position of courthouse architect on July 18, the Washington County Courthouse Committee agreed on Justice Reference Architecture, Inc. as their top choice to present to the Washington County Board of County Commissioners when they meet in regular session this Thursday, July 24. After ... (more)

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  19. Bird trackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | TwinCities

    An international effort to track the wood thrush, a rapidly declining migratory bird, is playing out in the forests of northern Washington County with the use of a novel new research device -- tiny bird backpacks.

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  20. Washington County: Big Carnelian wake restrictions liftedRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | TwinCities

    The no-wake restrictions on Big Carnelian Lake in northern Washington County have been lifted, meaning boaters can now travel faster than 5 mph.

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