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  1. Old-time major league siblings called Washington County homeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... seal the victory. Perkins is far and away the most successful major league baseball player with ties to Washington County. Still, he has yet to set a record that has stood for decades. Nor has he had a road in the county named for his family. Gene ...

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  2. In Washington County, yellow arrows pointing the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    A yellow arrow kept traffic moving on Manning Avenue near Interstate 94 in Woodbury last week. The flashing signal has become one of the hottest commodities in Washington County.

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  3. Briefs: Job fair hosts Stillwater, Oak Park Heights employersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    The Washington County Workforce Center will host a Mini Job Fair from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, March 30, at the Stillwater Government Center. The fair will be in Room 14 of the center's lower level.

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  4. Turkey hunter shot him in face, then he shot a turkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TwinCities

    ... holes from the incident are visible in Cusick s face. A veteran turkey hunter and commander with the Washington County sheriff s office, Cusick was struck by up to 60 lead pellets fired by Anthony Peter Cardarelli of White Bear Lake, who pleaded ...

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  5. Opinions needed on plans for St. Croix Boom Site workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TwinCities

    ... the property, is working with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the National Park Service, Washington County and the Friends group on the improvements. The group received $500,000 in federal money to pay for the improvements, which will be ...

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  6. 1 Dead, 2 Injured In Woodbury Senior Care Facility FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

    ... is dead after a fire broke out at a senior care facility in Woodbury early Friday morning. According to Washington County Dispatch, officials received a call at 4:17 a.m. of a fire at Woodbury Healthcare Center, located in the 7000 block of Lake ...

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  7. 1 dead, 2 injured in fire at Woodbury senior living complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star Tribune

    One person was killed and two were injured as a short-lived fire broke out early Friday in a unit of an independent senior living complex next door to Woodbury High School. A dispatcher with the Washington County Sheriff's Office said the fire broke out around 4 a.m. at Woodbury Senior Living at 7008 Lake Road.

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  8. Proposed Minnesota law would exempt calls to police from lawsuitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TwinCities

    Steve Bohnen, front, says he has amassed more than $1 million in legal expenses since calling the Washington County sheriff's office in October 2010 to report that one of his political signs had been taken. He is pictured with, from left, his wife, Cathy, and his attorneys Bob Hill, Sharon Van Dyck and Mike Quinlivan in February 2013 in the Hennepin County Courthouse.

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  9. Community Forum On Drug Addiction Tonight 3/26Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    United We Stand, a community forum to inform, protect and educate our community on the dangers of drug addiction, is taking place tonight, Thursday, March 26, at 7 p.m. at Woodbury High School. The Washington County Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with Washington County Attorney's Office, Woodbury Public Safety, Cottage Grove Public Safety, Oakdale Police and Know the Truth, Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge's substance abuse prevention program, is announcing a series of community forum events focused on drug abuse prevention.

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  10. Top Manager at Minnesota State Lottery Faces Criminal ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KAAL-TV Austin

    State Lottery Assistant Director, Johnene Canfield, has been charged with her second DUI. According to a Washington County criminal complaint and Oakdale Police reports, Canfield's car crossed the center line on Hadley Road and struck an oncoming vehicle head-on.

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  11. Woodbury drug forum includes father of girl who died in overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Star Tribune

    ... Grove and April 9 at 7 p.m. at Tartan High School in Oakdale. At all three forums, young adults from Washington County will share their personal stories of substance abuse and how it evolved into addiction. "Communities cannot continue to stand by ...

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  12. Monthly Bird Hikes Through Washington County ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Patch.com

    A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout the Washington County Parks system will begin Saturday, March 28, at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve-Nordic Center.

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  13. Washington County awards go to outstanding volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | TwinCities

    Outstanding volunteers in Washington County will be recognized Thursday by the Washington County board and Community Thread, a social services nonprofit based in Stillwater. Winners of this year's Community Involvement Awards are Majel Carroll of Cottage Grove and Vern and Edie Hophan of Bayport as lifetime volunteers, Andy Kass of Stillwater as outstanding volunteer, Sandy Gleason of Lake Elmo as youth volunteer and the Let's Go Fishing captains and crews as outstanding group.

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  14. Exchange polluting gas can with a new one at Environmental CenterRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Roseville Review

    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. Old, conventional gas cans release a significant amount of pollution into the air.

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  15. St. Francis teacher accused of taking inappropriate photos of studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | TwinCities

    ... Lake Park and St. Francis school districts since 2004 and previously had assignments in Stillwater, South Washington County and White Bear Lake schools.

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  16. Tara Fitzgerald's father to speak at drug prevention forumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | TwinCities

    The father of a 17-year-old Woodbury girl who died last year after ingesting a synthetic drug will speak at a series of community forums that starts Thursday in Washington County. Thomas Fitzgerald will join officials from the county and substance abuse prevention programs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on March 26 at Woodbury High School; April 2 at Park High School in Cottage Grove; and April 9 at Tartan High School in Oakdale.

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  17. Washington County prep notebook: East Ridge QB Green moves to TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Star Tribune

    ... and scored a career-high 44 in a victory over Minnehaha Academy in the Section 4, Class 2A playoffs. Six Washington County high schools are among the 235 teams across the state that will field clay target shooting teams this spring. East Ridge, ...

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  18. Briefs: Historic rag factory buildings under studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Star Tribune

    ... for the most part. Now, the items have been gathered into a new Capital Equipment and Technology Plan. Washington County has been working over the past two years to develop a plan to inspect the its public infrastructure. The self-evaluation ...

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  19. Arts briefs: Bubble Wonders to be featured at Washington County librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Star Tribune

    For more than 30 years he has been educating and entertaining with bubble tricks, including creating caterpillars, volcanoes, merry-go-rounds, bubbles inside bubbles and "kid-in-a-bubble." Both will be held rain or shine, and kids must be accompanied by an adult.

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  20. Project cost overruns get scrutiny at Washington County BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Star Tribune

    Engineers are doing their jobs, commissioners say, but the reasons behind public-works price increases are hard to explain to constituents. Cost overruns in Washington County public works projects came under scrutiny last week when some elected commissioners said they were having trouble explaining price changes to constituents.

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