Washington County Newswire

Washington County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Washington County, MN.

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  1. Oregon inmate who cut off GPS monitor found in MinnesotaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Post-Bulletin

    An Oregon inmate wanted after he cut off his GPS monitoring bracelet and didn't return to a community corrections center has been arrested in Minnesota. The Washington County Sherriff's Office in Oregon says 30-year-old Aaron Emery was arrested Friday while working at a local Subway restaurant in Sauk Centre, Minnesota.

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  2. Outdated south Washington County park soon to become new and improvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... be closing on March 1 for a major construction project that is expected to take a year to complete. It's Washington County's forgotten park, an alluring but overgrown natural area with crumbling roads and an entrance largely hidden to anyone who ...

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  3. Brother of suspect in Corrine Erstada s 1992 disappearance arrested in separate caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TwinCities

    The brother of a man formerly accused of kidnapping and murdering a 5-year-old girl from Inver Grove Heights more than 25 years ago faces criminal charges for sexually assaulting a minor. Jerry Guevara Jr. was charged in Washington County District Court with two counts of third-degree criminal-sexual conduct this week for fathering two children with a girl he had authority over.

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  4. MN: Gold Line Busway Gets Millions Toward a 2024 OpeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mass Transit

    Feb. 16--Washington County commissioners unanimously approved $2.5 million Tuesday for the creation of the first rapid busway in the state with its own exclusive lanes. But not before they indulged in some wistful reflection on how endless seems the gestation before the Gold Line's birth, now slated for 2024 -- and some pointed questions about why they appear to be paying a significant amount for work to be done in Ramsey County.

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  5. Dose of spring in store this weekendRead the original story

    Friday | Post-Bulletin

    ... icehouse from the lake. The warmer weather could draw more people to ski hills. Managers at Afton Alps in Washington County say all of its 47 runs are open with snow bases of two and five feet deep.

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  6. Gold Line busway gets millions toward a 2024 openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Star Tribune

    Washington County commissioners earmarked $2.5 million Tuesday for the creation of the first rapid busway in the state with its own exclusive lanes. But not before they indulged in some wistful reflection on how endless seems the gestation before the Gold Line's birth, now slated for 2024 - and some pointed questions about why they appear to be paying a significant amount for work to be done in Ramsey County.

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  7. Legislators to visit WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Washington Evening Journal

    Since the Iowa Legislature has been in session for over a month now, Washington Economic Development Group director Ed Raber is certain Washington County's four legislators will have even more to talk about than they did during the first of three legislative briefings in January. At 10 a.m. Saturday, the second of the three briefings, sponsored by the Washington Chamber of Commerce, will be held in the Washington County Courthouse main courtroom.

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  8. Stillwater businesses rally to help store owners whose son diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | TwinCities

    ... the sheriff's office reported. Mary Divine is a reporter for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. She covers Washington County and the St. Croix River Valley, but has also spent time covering the state Capitol. She has won numerous journalism awards, ...

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  9. Hiway Federal Credit Union and Minnesota Wild Announce the 2017 Hiway Hunt for The Gold PuckRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | PressReleasePoint

    ... five (5) clues leading to the puck's general location, hidden somewhere on public land in Ramsey County or Washington County, MN. The person who locates the puck will receive the cash value of the puck's weight in gold from Hiway. "Hiway is thrilled ...

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  10. Stillwater girls hockey suspensions appear tied to vandalized carRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | TwinCities

    ... for a student on multiple occasions. Mary Divine is a reporter for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. She covers Washington County and the St. Croix River Valley, but has also spent time covering the state Capitol. She has won numerous journalism awards, ...

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  11. Singing-gramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | TwinCities

    ... or call 651-439-4527 or 715-425-2793. Mary Divine is a reporter for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. She covers Washington County and the St. Croix River Valley, but has also spent time covering the state Capitol. She has won numerous journalism awards, ...

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  12. North/east news briefs: Met Council OKs project for third lane on Snelling AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Star Tribune

    ... informational and legal resources, is planned for 5:45 p.m. Thursday at City Hall, 5200 85th Av. N. A Washington County district judge didn't improperly dismiss a lawsuit filed by the father of a boy who died of a parasite while swimming in a ...

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  13. Missing police evidence in Newport can't be found, sheriff tells cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Star Tribune

    "I can say with certainty that these issues no longer exist with the city's policing," Washington County Sheriff Bill Hutton said. The disappearance of money, drugs and firearms from Newport's former police department remains a mystery after a lengthy law enforcement investigation ended this week.

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  14. Whata s happening at Hwy. 36 and Manning? Vacant Stillwater land soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | TwinCities

    ... business, owns 20 adjacent acres. Mary Divine is a reporter for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. She covers Washington County and the St. Croix River Valley, but has also spent time covering the state Capitol. She has won numerous journalism awards, ...

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  15. Minnesota bus aide charged with molesting childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Valley News Live

    Washington County prosecutors filed those charges Thursday against 70-year-old Harvey Theodore Kneifl of Woodbury. Records indicate that five of the alleged victims are four-years-old, and one is five.

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  16. Bail set at $1M for school bus employee accused of molesting young girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Star Tribune

    Bail was set at $1 million Friday for a Woodbury man charged with molesting six preschool girls on South Washington County school buses. Harvey Theodore Kneifl appeared to nod and grin at someone in the Stillwater courtroom as he made his first court appearance since being charged Thursday.

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  17. Bail Set at $250,000 for Woodbury Bus Aide Charged with Sexual Assault of 6 Preschool GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | KSTP

    A Washington County judge set bail for 70-year-old William Kneifl of Woodbury at $250,000 with the agreement that he does not have any contact with the six victims involved in a criminal sexual conduct investigation. According to the criminal complaint, Kneifl was a "sub" on a bus taking children between the ages of 3 and 5 years old, some with special needs to preschool in South Washington County.

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  18. Minnesota school bus aide accused of molesting girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Marshall Independent

    Seventy-year-old Harvey Kneifl of Woodbury is charged in Washington County with six counts of second-degree sexual assault. Kneifl helps children with special needs on the bus for South Washington County Schools.

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  19. Bus assistant charged with molesting six elementary students1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... during rides to or from school. Five students are 4 years old, the sixth alleged victim is 5. South Washington County Schools immediately placed Kneifl on paid administrative leave and launched its own investigation when it received a complaint ...

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  20. School bus worker arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | TwinCities

    A 71-year-old Washington County school bus worker has been arrested on suspicion of molesting at least six pre-school-aged girls on the bus, police said Thursday. Harvey Kneifl of Woodbury was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of "inappropriately touching at least six girls," ages 3 to 5, on a South Washington County School District school bus, according to the Woodbury police.

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