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  1. It isn't free moneyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... area to run within specific districts, which are aligned with their county commissioner districts. Only Washington County within the metro area currently follows this method and has done so since 2002. I represent Washington County's District 3 as ...

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  2. Lake St. Croix Beach property may have been illegally soldRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... neighbor and former Lake St. Croix Beach city clerk Linda O'Donnell and her husband, David. According to Washington County property tax records, the O'Donnells bought the property and sold it on contract for deed in 2003. Once they bought the ...

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  3. Grant man denied habeas corpus in campaign sign caseRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | TwinCities

    ... and traffic charges later were dismissed. Less than a week later, he sued Bohnen and Mueller, as well as Washington County and the Grant City Council, saying he removed the campaign sign because it was illegally placed and that he'd been unfairly ...

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  4. River Falls student found dead was Bayport nativeRead the original story

    Monday | TwinCities

    The Washington County sheriff's office is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found last week near Big Carnelian Lake in May Township.

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  5. South Washington schools loses another administratorRead the original story

    Monday | TwinCities

    The finance director is the latest to leave the South Washington County school district, the fifth school official to resign in less than two months.

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  6. Planners buckle down on Gateway CorridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Finance and Commerce

    ... a study of how the project would affect the area around it, said Andy Gitzlaff, senior planner with Washington County Public Works Department. The process involves a technical advisory committee with staff from the agencies involved and a community ...

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  7. When NY court named for ex-judge, another bristlesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 19 | Star-Telegram.com

    The Washington County Board of Supervisors voted Friday to name the county's courthouse after recently retired state Supreme Court Justice Thomas Mercure, The Post-Star of Glens Falls reported Saturday.

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  8. Longtime District 833 board member resigns mid-termRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 19 | Star Tribune

    ... districts. In 2012, he drew the ire of several board members for writing an essay, published in the South Washington County Bulletin, which criticized the board for voting to spend $5 million to build a new kindergarten center at Liberty Ridge ...

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  9. Washington County seeks funding for Hadley interchange in OakdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 19 | Star Tribune

    ... to resemble that of Union Depot is the most notable feature of the proposed Water Street Inn renovation. Washington County will submit a grant application for federal funds to convert the Hadley Avenue intersection with Hwy. 36, in Oakdale, into an ...

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  10. Jailhouse cooks win service award from Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 19 | Star Tribune

    ... inmates didn't go hungry. When Food Service Director Pauline Samb slept on a cot in a locker room at the Washington County jail that nasty February night, she said she was simply doing her job. The biggest storm of the season was hitting Washington ...

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  11. South Washington County schools assistant paid $5K to leaveRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | TwinCities

    ... requests for interviews about the resignations, has made a statement in a video posted to YouTube. South Washington County school leaders investigated a complaint against the superintendent's executive assistant -- and took no disciplinary action -- ...

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  12. St. Croix bridge findRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | TwinCities

    ... Marina in Oak Park Heights. MnDOT officials checked with Brent Peterson, executive director of the Washington County Historical Society, to learn the history of the bottles. The bottles will be donated to the society. According to Peterson, the ...

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  13. continue readingRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Roseville Review

    ... to a September 2013 Comprehensive Housing Needs Report compiled by Maxfield Research, Inc. for the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority, the county has 14 assisted living facilities with 595 units and a vacancy rate of 3.1 percent. ...

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  14. Nightmare on LarpenteurRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Roseville Review

    ... and Como avenues for possession of crack, a fifth-degree controlled substance. He was also wanted on a Washington County felony warrant for his arrest for first-degree burglary and was jailed on both the drug violation and the warrant. A 37-year-old ...

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  15. St. Croix bridge construction turns up antique bottlesRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | TwinCities

    ... Marina in Oak Park Heights. MnDOT officials checked with Brent Peterson, executive director of the Washington County Historical Society, to learn the history of the bottles. The bottles will be donated to the society. According to Peterson, the ...

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  16. South Washington County school leadership departures raise questionsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | TwinCities

    Three school leaders and a top staff member have resigned from the South Washington County School District in the past six weeks with little explanation.

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  17. Residents outspoken in opposing Gateway Corridor transit proposalsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Roseville Review

    ... to get their voice heard by the residents, and that's what happened," said Lyssa Leitner, the Washington County planner on the project. On hand was a group of residents who all appeared to oppose the Gateway Corridor Project, though Leitner was ...

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  18. Roman Nose case goes to jury; defendant says his story is the truthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | TwinCities

    ... I could have called the cops and maybe they could have saved her," he said. John Fristik, assistant Washington County attorney, led Roman Nose through the same events, often using information Roman Nose had given police that contradicted his current ...

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  19. Supreme Court ruling will keep Roman Nose in prisonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Star Tribune

    ... reinstated his original sentence of life in prison without parole. The high court reversed an order by a Washington County district judge in January 2012 that resentenced Roman Nose to prison but with possible parole after serving 30 years. The ...

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  20. Homeless families turn to churches, nonprofits for a lifelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | Star Tribune

    ... called Hope for the Journey Home, is part of a patchwork of churches and nonprofit organizations in Washington County that provides services to the homeless, ranging from emergency shelter to long-term transitional housing. The network also includes ...

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