Washington County Newswire

Washington County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 584 in Washington County, MN

  1. Lindstrom, MNRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 2 | Chisago County Press

    ... today. Thursday, June 25, 2015 The MN State Patrol identified the victim in a two-vehicle crash Sunday, in Washington County, as 35-year-old Mary L. Patterson of Center City. Monday, June 22, 2015 The Minnesota State Patrol identified the victim in ...

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  2. Body found in Mississippi River in southern Washington CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    A body was discovered Wednesday in the Mississippi River at St. Paul Park, said Commander Cheri Dexter of the Washington County Sheriff's Office. The body was found about 9:15 a.m. near Hidden Harbor Marina.

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  3. Sheriff: Body Found In Mississippi River In St. Paul ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here to get the [] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The Washington County Sheriff's Office says an unidentifed body has been found on the Mississippi River in St. Paul Park Wednesday morning. At ...

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  4. Voters approve bond issue for preschoolRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Evening Journal

    Tuesday evening there were tears of joy in the Washington County Courthouse from Friends of Washington Early Learning Center committee members Jolisa Weidner and Debbie Stanton after learning the bond issue passed. Stanton could barely describe how she felt when she learned the $2.3 million bond for a preschool addition at Stewart Elementary School had passed.

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  5. Body found in Mississippi River in St. Paul ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    The body was found about 10 a.m. in a side channel south of Hidden Harbor by a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources employee, St. Paul Park Police Chief Michael Monahan told the South Washington County Bulletin.

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  6. Work will begin on Phase I of CSAH 17 project in downtown Lake ElmoRead the original story

    Yesterday | Roseville Review

    The Washington County Board of Commissioners accepted a bid June 23 from North Pine Aggregate, Inc., for Phase I of the County State Aid Highway 17 project in the Old Village of Lake Elmo. The contract is for $4.4 million.

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  7. A boater at Big Carnelian Lake models good behavior.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Roseville Review

    ... allocated funding to counties to implement aquatic invasive prevention and education activities. Washington County was allotted $202,392, which they have passed through to several local entities for projects in 2015, including herbicide treatment of ...

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  8. Washington County judge hears testimony in ex-officials' domestic assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TwinCities

    A Washington County district judge has heard testimony and will be deciding a domestic assault case involving a former Cottage Grove City Council member and his wife, a former Washington County commissioner. Derrick Lehrke, 36, is charged with misdemeanor domestic assault for allegedly head-butting and punching his wife, Autumn Lehrke, in the face during a Jan. 29 argument at their Cottage Grove home.

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  9. Time to rethink the practice of solitary confinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    ... to the details of discipline and resulting deprivation of privileges. As a district judge chambered in Washington County, where both the high-security Stillwater prison and the Oak Park Heights supermax prison are located, I routinely am made aware ...

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  10. Amateur Talent Show At The 2015 Ice Cream SocialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Auditions are set for the annual Amateur Talent Show at the 2015 Ice Cream Social presented by Washington County Parks at the Historic Courthouse. Interested participants can choose from two audition dates at the Historic Courthouse, 101 W. Pine St., Stillwater: a Tuesday, July 7, all categories; and a Wednesday, July 8, all categories.

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  11. Abdi Hersy plans to appeal termination of refugee statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    Calgary Imam Abdi Hersy, seen on the left in a Washington County Sheriff's Office booking photo and on the right in a still image from a CBC interview, is wanted in the United States on outstanding criminal charges connected to two alleged sexual assaults. High-profile Calgary Imam Abdi Hersy, who is wanted in the U.S. on outstanding sex assault charges, says he plans to appeal a ruling after he was stripped of his refugee protection status.

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  12. Serial thief in east metro is sent back in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Star Tribune

    ... criminal complaints show. Several other charges of theft and financial fraud are awaiting court action in Washington County. "This woman is just prolific and she's brazen," said Laurie Anderson, a Washington County prosecutor handling three of four ...

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  13. Woman's claims of speeding cars hit a speed bumpRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Roseville Review

    A 39-year-old man was pulled over on the 1900 block of Christensen for speeding, and ticketed for having no proof of insurance. - A 25-year-old woman was arrested in Wal-Mart on South Robert at 6 p.m. June 20, after an officer recognized her as having active warrants out from Washington County.

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  14. Decision nears on South Washington County ballot questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Star Tribune

    The South Washington County school board is expected to decide in early August how much money to seek in a pair of fall referendums - one for classroom operations and the other for building projects. First, however, board members will hear the results of a 400-person survey conducted in June by the Morris Leatherman Co., Superintendent Keith Jacobus said during the board's June 18 meeting.

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  15. Washington County arts briefs: Free Minnesota Orchestra concert is July 6 in HudsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Star Tribune

    ... and takeaway food items can apply for the 23rd annual Victorian Christmas event Nov. 20, 21 and 22, at the Washington County Historic Courthouse in Stillwater. The event attracts visitors from the St. Croix Valley and beyond to enjoy live music and ...

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  16. Public can comment on St. Croix River aquative invasive species planRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Star Tribune

    The public is invited to comment on a strategic plan addressing aquatic invasive species throughout the St. Croix River watershed at 4 p.m. July 9 at the Washington County Government Center in Lower Level 14. The strategic plan outlines steps to prevent and control aquatic invasive species throughout the watershed - from Moose Lake, Minn., to Cable, Wis., and south to Prescott, Wis. Invasive species in this region include zebra mussels, Eurasian water milfoil, purple loosestrife, bighead carp and rusty crayfish.

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  17. Minority growth tapers off in metro suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Star Tribune

    ... story of "Greedy Zebra" by Mwenye Hadithi. Tensions between generations, meanwhile, bubbled up recently in Washington County, where older people have dominated public forums on the future of the library system, complaining of confusing online ...

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  18. U.S. Census shows Minnesota's population getting older, more diverseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | TwinCities

    The latest U.S. Census estimates, released this week, confirm what we've known for some time: a sizable segment of Minnesota's population is entering its golden years. But a wave of millennials is on their heels -- give or take three decades.

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  19. Lindstrom, MNRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Chisago County Press

    The MN State Patrol identified the victim in a two-vehicle crash Sunday, in Washington County, as 35-year-old Mary L. Patterson of Center City. Monday, June 22, 2015 The Minnesota State Patrol identified the victim in a motorcycle crash Tuesday, June 16, in Washington County, as North Branch resident Guy Donnelly, 54. Thursday, June 18, 2015 The Shriners were among the parade units at Wannigan days last weekend.

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  20. Washington County chemical weed control program starts seasonal sprayingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Roseville Review

    The annual chemical spraying of approximately 220 miles of rural Washington County roadsides is scheduled to begin on or about July 13 and continue for at least two weeks. The objective is to control noxious weeds and brush.

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