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  1. MN: Residents Still Railing Against BRT LineRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Mass Transit

    ... plans to introduce express bus service along the route to "help grow ridership," said Andy Gitzlaff, a Washington County senior planner and project manager for the Gateway Corridor Commission. Despite all the plans and optimism, criticism surfaced ...

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  2. Hugo's Hardwood Creek Trail to get new segmentRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Construction of a trail connection in Hugo was approved by the Washington County board of commissioners this week, at a cost of nearly $215,000.

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  3. Grant vote disbanding charter commission set for fallRead the original story

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    ... found, creating a charter that residents could vote on. The Grant commission was formed in May 2013, when Washington County chief judge John Hoffman appointed the nine members at the request of the city council. The city's request was criticized by ...

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  4. Residents still railing against bus rapid transit lineRead the original story

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... plans to introduce express bus service along the route to "help grow ridership," said Andy Gitzlaff, a Washington County senior planner and project manager for the Gateway Corridor Commission. Despite all the plans and optimism, criticism surfaced ...

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  5. Grant officials ordered to study open-meeting lawsRead the original story

    Wednesday | TwinCities

    Grant officials who were sued for allegedly violating Minnesota's open meeting laws have been ordered by a Washington County judge to brush up on the rules and make them conspicuously available for the public.

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  6. Stillwater breaking ground for new fire station, armoryRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | TwinCities

    ... Groundbreaking for the station and the Guard armory will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the northwest corner of Washington County 12 and Boutwell Road. The new station, which will replace a 50-year-old downtown building, has been on the city's wish list ...

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  7. West Lakeland robbery alleged to be work of Milwaukee-area ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | TwinCities

    The Washington County sheriff's office announced Tuesday that four men have been indicted for a West Lakeland Township robbery in which they reportedly zip-tied the owner of Ho Ho Gourmet restaurant in St. Paul in her home and stole money and jewelry.

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  8. North news briefs: Open house on 169/101st Av. studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Star Tribune

    ... the Metropolitan Council; Hennepin County; Metro Transit, and the Three Rivers Park District. The Washington County Board recently approved using $70,000 from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to fund the Hugo Good Neighbor Food Shelf. ...

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  9. 4 Indicted In Washington County Home InvasionRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | CBS Local

    Four men have been indicted in a July 2013 Washington County home invasion where a woman feared for her life after being tied up and threatened with a gun, according to court documents.

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  10. Newport woman pleads guilty in methadone deathRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | Star Tribune

    ... cardiac arrest. Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. The plea, before District Judge Gary Schurrer in Washington County, came less than a month after Johnson had pleaded not guilty to the same charge. Monday's "straight plea" meant that Johnson ...

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  11. Vote 2014: Many Washington County incumbents face challengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | TwinCities

    Washington County voters will see lots of new names on the November ballot, meaning most incumbents are facing challengers and cities are likely to see shake-ups.

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  12. Lynch still passionate about sharing the night skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | TwinCities

    ... they could identify the Big Dipper and that was it." At a recent party at Big Marine Park Reserve in Washington County, Lynch and Winston corralled a group of about 15 attendees of various ages in a park shelter, where there was lively discussion of ...

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  13. Fiber optic cabling nearly completed in Washington CountyRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Star Tribune

    ... records are past, Internet Technology manager says. A busy highway of underground light is delivering Washington County services to residents in ways they couldn't have imagined even a decade ago. Fiber optic technology - strands of light that ...

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  14. Briefs: Workplace violence topic of Cottage Grove programRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Star Tribune

    ... sergeant and administrative sergeant and now supervises investigations. He also served for 14 years on the Washington County SWAT team, retiring from it in 2013 as a team commander. During that time he received thousands of hours of advanced ...

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  15. State, local election ballots set in Washington CountyRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Star Tribune

    Two Washington County Board seats are in contention this fall, and several cities will have new mayors and other leaders.

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  16. Around the metro briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Star Tribune

    ... sand and gravel operations, said the soil was too rocky for the trees. Representatives from the city, the Washington County Conservation District and the National Park Service met with Tiller officials at the site in May to review the problem. The ...

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  17. Log House Landing petition, Facebook page oppose city's planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | TwinCities

    ... t some residents, who hope to work with the city to help preserve the area's rural character. (Courtesy of Washington County Historical Society)

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  18. Preferred Gateway Corridor route selectedRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Roseville Review

    The locally preferred alternate route selected by the Gateway Corridor Commission has a bus rapid transit line following I-94 from downtown St. Paul to Woodbury in a dedicated guideway.

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  19. County's early budget proposal calls for levy hikeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Roseville Review

    Homeowners in Washington County may pay a little bit more in property taxes next year.

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  20. Newport murder suspect's boxing led to mental illness, court toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | TwinCities

    ... a state hospital. He is accused of stabbing Uriel Navarro Ortiz, 44, of Fridley at work in February. The Washington County attorney's office charged him with second-degree intentional murder. "The Respondent, without provocation and while reportedly ...

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