Tuesday Jul 22
Just when you've come to terms with 'couples' in their bathtubs, here come the V and I words
Today's nominations come from Nellie: "Subject: Can you say these things in Bulletin Board? [Bulletin Board replies: Yes, you can.] "I don't think of myself as a prude.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
St. Croix Valley site of bird-tracking project
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.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
East metro briefs: Rosalie Wahl documentary earns award
The Washington County Historical Society recently received a Minnesota History Award from the Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums for the documentary "Girl from Birch Creek," the story of the life of the late Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Wahl.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Denmark Township school placed on historic register
The listing means the work of fundraising and restoration will be made a little easier for members of the local historical society.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Stillwater schools in the midst of $3.4M security upgrade
The short stakes sticking out of the mud outside Oak Park Elementary School in Stillwater represent a major transformation for Stillwater Area Public Schools.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
In Washington County, all eyes are on the rivers
The swollen Mississippi River overwhelmed the levee in Newport, inundating several buildings and homes.
Septic tanks are going down the drain in Lake Elmo, elsewhere in Minnesota
Al Thurmes of Meyer Sewer Service Inc. cleans out the septic tank at American Flag and Flagpole in Lake Elmo, a business that, like the rest of Lake Elmo, eventually will do away with septic tanks and be connected to a sewer system.
East metro communities poised to oooh and ahhh on the Fourth
Cities across Washington County are primed to ignite their annual Independence Day celebrations with picnics, carnivals, running races, parades and, of course, fireworks.