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  1. MN: Washington County Busway Gets OK With Some DissentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Mass Transit

    ... will still exist. Moreover, public officials do understand the desire for service to Minneapolis, said Washington County Commissioner Karla Bigham, and hope to provide it. The next step, in the spring and summer, is for planners to drill down to ...

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  2. Reassessment could have been avoidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | O-R Online

    A recent article in the Observer-Reporter , “Washington County questions Clean and Green program changes,” stated that Washington County Commissioner Larry Maggi “blamed the reassessment, which the commissioners contested for years until they ran out of options at the appellate level, for 'throwing this into flux.'

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  3. Public Invited To Emerald Ash Borer Management TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Patch.com

    The meetings are at the Cottage Grove Service Center 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, in Room 147, and at the Washington County Government Center in Stillwater 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, in Room LL13. By clicking "Subscribe!", you agree to have read our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .

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  4. South metro town briefs: Ash borer found in Apple ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Star Tribune

    ... left at the end of 2015. Previously, Stone worked in other metro-area county library systems, primarily in Washington County. She said she was drawn to Dakota County's reputation for innovation, customer service and workplace environment. Between ...

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  5. Washington County busway gets OK with some dissentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Star Tribune

    ... will still exist. Moreover, public officials do understand the desire for service to Minneapolis, said Washington County Commissioner Karla Bigham, and hope to provide it. The next step, in the spring and summer, is for planners to drill down to ...

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  6. Woodbury school attendance boundary decision angers parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | TwinCities

    After a controversial decision setting attendance boundaries for Valley Crossing Community School in Woodbury, the South Washington County School board now must choose how its students will be taught. Board members and district administrators will meet Feb. 4 to begin discussing whether Valley Crossing will retain its alternative curriculum design and open classroom format or be converted into a traditional grade school.

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  7. Parents, local governments protest proposed closing of Stillwater district schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Star Tribune

    ... either individually or jointly, to carefully examine the consequences of school closings. They included Washington County Commissioner Fran Miron, whose district includes the Withrow and Marine schools. Many parents said they had voted for the $97.5 ...

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  8. Chisago-petitioned project underway; watershed district board organizes for 2016Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Chisago County Press

    ... later voted to allocate funding to continue summer 2016 boat launch inspections. Forest Lake City, Washington County and the watershed district board together contribute $75,000. Lengthy discussion went into contracting with the St Croix Watershed ...

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  9. Photo Gallery: Washington County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Patch.com

    Deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office and family played a game against the Woodbury Blazing Stars Special Olympic Poly Hockey team. By clicking "Subscribe!", you agree to have read our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .

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  10. Officer Wounded, Man Killed In Oakdale Shooting IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | CBS Local

    ... is dead after an incident with police that also resulted in an officer's injury Thursday morning. The Washington County Sheriff's Office says an officer was shot in the arm during a call at about 8 a.m. on the 2700 block of Granite Avenue North. ...

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  11. 'Clouds' movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | TwinCities

    ... to think about who will play Zach." 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. Suburban schools boundary changes: Common and controversialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | TwinCities

    ... In the past month alone, hundreds of parents packed school board meetings in the Stillwater and South Washington County districts to protest proposals that would change the schools their children attend. "If you ask any superintendent or school ...

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  13. Minnesota should go slow on review of life terms for teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Star Tribune

    ... Prentis Jackson shot a fellow teen in the head because he believed the boy was in a rival gang. In Washington County, Tony Roman Nose, then 17, beat and stabbed a teenage Woodbury girl to death with a screwdriver. Officials there have expressed ...

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  14. Man Who Shot Himself During Oakdale Police Search ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | CBS Local

    The Washington County Sheriff's Office says authorities were sent to the 2700 block of Granite Avenue North at about 8 a.m. Investigators say an officer and agent were at the home to serve a search warrant. After knocking more than once, they forced their way into the home, which is standard procedure.

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  15. State Farm era ends in Woodbury as cavernous old building falls to wrecking ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Star Tribune

    ... further boost to Woodbury's growing prominence in the east-metro economy. The city produces 35 percent of Washington County's total commercial-industrial tax revenue, which is even more than in pre-recession days. Even more telling is this: The ...

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  16. Public Invited To Emerald Ash Borer Management TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Patch.com

    The meetings are at the Cottage Grove Service Center 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, in Room 147, and at the Washington County Government Center in Stillwater 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, in Room LL13. By clicking "Subscribe!", you agree to have read our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .

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  17. Woodbury school attendance boundary decision angers parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | TwinCities

    After a controversial decision setting attendance boundaries for Valley Crossing Community School in Woodbury, the South Washington County School board now must choose how its students will be taught. Board members and district administrators will meet Feb. 4 to begin discussing whether Valley Crossing will retain its alternative curriculum design and open classroom format or be converted into a traditional grade school.

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  18. St. Paul Park chooses Inver Grove Heights sergeant as new police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Star Tribune

    ... 40, is moving into a new role on Feb. 10 as police chief in St. Paul Park, next door to Newport in Washington County. She will succeed Chief Mike Monahan, who is retiring after three decades with the department. A: I actually wasn't actively looking ...

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  19. North/east metro briefs: Coon Rapids City Council weighs loosening rules to allow taproomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Star Tribune

    ... have piled up, "a parking ban immediately goes into effect and parking is prohibited on all city streets." Washington County will seek comments from 2,500 residents in a survey that will arrive in mailboxes after Feb. 8, officials said. Five hundred ...

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  20. Simmering Minnesota fishing debate, explained: Muskie vs. WalleyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | TwinCities

    ... courtesy Ben Olsen) Over the past few months, several battles around the state - from Otter Tail County to Washington County - have been thrashing like a boatside muskie over the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' policy for the larger ...

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