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  1. Education notes: News from schools near youRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    Several metro-area teachers are among 30 public- and private-school semifinalists for Education Minnesota's teacher of the year. They include St. Paul Public Schools teachers Erik Brandt, Amy Hewett-Olatunde, Corrin Kupka and Thanh Tran; Anoka-Hennepin's Susan Zemlin; North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale's Stephen Dombrosk and Julie Swanson; Roseville's Patricia Stigen and Kelly Tennison; South Washington County's Lanka Liyanapathiranage and Diane Munson; and Stillwater's Rachel Steil.

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  2. Rehab or raze Stillwater house? TV star steps inRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... T. Boutwell, a Presbyterian missionary from New Hampshire, said Brent Peterson, executive director of the Washington County Historical Society. Boutwell arrived in Stillwater after embarking on an expedition in 1832 to discover the Mississippi ...

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  3. South Washington schools lock in leader; Stillwater narrows its choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    The east-metro school districts with a lot on their respective plates took action recently on issues of finance and leadership. The South Washington County school board awarded Superintendent Keith Jacobus a new three-year contract and agreed on a budget-balancing plan for the 2015-16 school year that calls for the use of more than $3 million in reserve funds and nearly $5 million in cuts.

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  4. Briefs: Washington County students commended for 'pledge to graduate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... 715-483-3300, or online at www.stcroixriverassociation.org. Nominations are due April 1. The Washington County Board approved a $261,875 contract Feb. 17 with Alliant Engineering Inc. for design engineering services for the County Road 23 (Beach ...

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  5. Arts briefs: Washington County libraries spotlight 'Moo!' this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    The work for kids that won last year's Minnesota Book Award in Children's Literature is being featured in Washington County libraries in March. A number of events will center on the book "Moo!," written by David LaRochelle and illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka, both Minnesotans.

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  6. Scandia delays Log House Landing renovation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | TwinCities

    ... some residents, who hope to work with the city to help preserve the area's rural character. (Courtesy of Washington County Historical Society) A controversial plan to improve the Log House Landing boat launch on the St. Croix River in Scandia is on ...

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  7. Water leak found in RiversideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... the repairs should take about two hours to complete. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Washington County Public Health Department have been notified about the water leak. An advisory boil statement has also been issued for residents from ...

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  8. Former Oakdale Mayor Herb Vogel passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Roseville Review

    ... village. "Only about 12 to 15 percent of Oakdale was developed at that time," former Oakdale Mayor and Washington County Commissioner Myra Peterson recalls. "He was a great guy and was very instrumental in the original planning of the city." ...

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  9. MN: Afton, Lake Elmo Debate How to React to Suburban SprawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Mass Transit

    Two Washington County communities renowned for springing into a defiant crouch when confronted with growth are facing the prospect of major new development. On property shouldering up to Afton, the owner of hundreds of acres of still-bare land in a bustling Woodbury is proposing what he's calling a "nuclear blast" of urban development - "something big and bodacious."

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  10. Afton, Lake Elmo debate how to react to suburban sprawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Star Tribune

    Alan Dale, president of Minnesota Tile and Stone, outlined plans for a “nuclear blast” of development in Woodbury during a bus tour for Met Council Chair Adam Duininck, seated. Two Washington County communities renowned for springing into a defiant crouch when confronted with growth are facing the prospect of major new development.

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  11. Court securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Marietta Times

    Multiple layers of security have helped protect the employees and visiting public at the Marietta Municipal Court since it moved away from an ever-present police force at city hall two and a half years ago. In addition to its own court security staff, which provides protection throughout the 45-hour work week, the court calls on officers from the Marietta Police Department and deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office to provide a supplemental law enforcement presence at the court.

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  12. South Fayette commissioner enters ARD programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Almanac

    Shown Feb. 23 in the Washington County clerk of courts office are South Fayette Township Commissioner Jessica Cardillo, center, her attorney, Emily McNally, and her mother's attorney, Sam Pangburn. Barbara Miller/Observer-Reporter A South Fayette Township commissioner charged with conspiracy, insurance fraud and related charges over expenses related to a house fire in McDonald was admitted Feb. 23 to the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program for first offenders in Washington County Court.

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  13. What could be worse than a morning of orthodontia?Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Roseville Review

    ... She was found to have a revoked license - surprise, surprise - and was wanted for a warrant out of Washington County. She was taken to the Dakota County jail and the vehicle was towed. - Correctly figuring if you see a blue Mustang missing a tire, ...

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  14. South Fayette commissioner charged with insurance fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | O-R Online

    Shown Monday in the Washington County clerk of courts office are South Fayette Township Commissioner Jessica Cardillo, center, her attorney, Emily McNally, and her mother's attorney, Sam Pangburn.

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  15. Cottage Grove cop on vacation nabs car-jacking suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | TwinCities

    Brian Franck, 43, is a six-year veteran police officer in Cottage Grove and worked three years as a Washington County sheriff s deputy. Cottage Grove police officer Brian Franck was leaving the Orlando, Fla., airportwhen a car thief tried to jump into Franck's rented van.

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  16. St. Paul looking for resident feedback on Gateway Corridor stationsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Roseville Review

    ... locations does not lie in the city's planning department but rather with Gateway Corridor staff, led by Washington County. The city is holding two public input meetings on the East Side on Wednesday, Feb. 25, and Thursday, Feb. 26. Questions on the ...

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  17. Washington County notebook: 3 freshmen play basketball for Creighton womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Star Tribune

    Of five Minnesotans on the roster of the Creighton University women's basketball team, three are freshmen from the east metro. Sydney Lamberty has started 19 of the Blue Jays' 24 games and is the team's third-leading scorer, averaging 10.1 points per game.

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  18. Washington County commissioners debate public works costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Star Tribune

    Demolition of Washington County's outdated public works complex will begin in May, but the project's growing price tag came under fire last week. Problems with deficient, 1960s-era buildings became apparent years ago.

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  19. A year later, MNsure is better ... but not goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | TwinCities

    ... a tipping point to effectively manage the fallout of the lack of basic functionality," said Linda Bixby, Washington County's division manager for community services, at a recent MNsure board meeting. State officials say they intentionally put off ...

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  20. The Malone Tigers Are Headed Back to LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WJHG-TV Panama City

    ... opponent in the state semi's Tuesday morning at the Lakeland Center will be one of their rivals from Washington county, Chipley. The Tigers, who lost last year to Hamilton in the state semifinal round, punched their ticket back to State with a ...

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