Washington County Newswire

Washington County Newswire

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

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  1. Muskie to be released in Gull Lake chain in fall34 sec agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... public input process and local discussions also prompted the DNR to decide not to stock Big Marine Lake in Washington County and to withdraw the proposal to stock the Franklin, Lizzie or Loon lakes in Otter Tail County. Community members have voiced ...

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  2. Lake Elmo pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | TwinCities

    The swimming pond at Lake Elmo Park Reserve, seen here during renovation, re-opens Aug. 1. (Courtesy of Washington County) It takes a lot of nerve to compete against 10,000 gorgeous lakes. But a man-made pond in Lake Elmo has become one of the most ...

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  3. DNR to stock muskies in Gull Lake, Fairmont chains of lakes14 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... and the Fairmont chain of lakes in southern Minnesota, but curtail stocking plans in Big Marine Lake in Washington County as well as Franklin, Lizzie and Loon lakes in Otter Tail County. The proposed list of lakes had earlier sparked vehement ...

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  4. MN City Sues Former Firefighter Over PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | FireHouse.com

    July 26--The city of Woodbury has filed a lawsuit against a former firefighter to get him to stop using pictures allegedly identifying himself as a Woodbury firefighter on the website of a nonprofit company that he started. The lawsuit, filed in Washington County District Court against William Braun and EdQuest Inc., alleges that Braun is using a picture of himself in a firefighter helmet saying "Woodbury Firefighter" on the website FirePrevented.org.

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  5. Woodbury sues former firefighter over use of photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | TwinCities

    The city of Woodbury has filed a lawsuit against a former firefighter to get him to stop using pictures allegedly identifying himself as a Woodbury firefighter on the website of a nonprofit company that he started. Here's the photo that former Woodbury firefighter William Braun posted on his website for his nonprofit company, EdQuest Inc. The lawsuit, filed in Washington County District Court against William Braun and EdQuest Inc., alleges that Braun is using a picture of himself in a firefighter helmet saying "Woodbury Firefighter" on the website FirePrevented.org .

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  6. Suspect identified in Hugoa s a doorbell cameraa break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | TwinCities

    ... at a neighbor's home and she suspects the same person broke into her house. (Courtesy of Amanda Jara) Washington County investigators on Monday said that they have identified a 16-year-old boy they believe is responsible for a series of recent home ...

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  7. North/east metro briefs: Proposed third lane on I-35W in Ramsey County marching forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Star Tribune

    ... rethinking I-94 in a way that re-connects people and neighborhoods to new and historic opportunities." The Washington County Sheriff's Office and the county's Public Health and Environment division will host a voluntary prescription drug "Take Back" ...

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  8. Lake Elmo might sue 3M over unusable city wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Star Tribune

    ... Elmo would consider, much less pursue, any claims in connection with this issue." The dispute between the Washington County suburb and the Maplewood-based company, the biggest in the east metro area, has to do with perfluorochemicals (PFCs). City ...

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  9. Readers pour out their concern for Woodbury nannyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Star Tribune

    ... was found by a police officer near starvation with fractures and other injuries. In the week since the Washington County attorney's office filed charges against Huang, I've received dozens of e-mails and phone calls from people wanting to help the ...

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  10. Suspected Hugo burglar caught on doorbell cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | TwinCities

    ... a concern. People need to be aware," she said. Anyone with information about the break-ins should call the Washington County sheriff's office at 651-430-7800 or email [email protected] . Mary Divine is a reporter for the St. Paul Pioneer ...

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  11. Washington Co. Sheriff Seeking Person Of Interest In String Of BurglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | CBS Local

    ... station groups in the country. Click here to get the [...] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Authorities in Washington County are looking for a person of interest in several home break-ins and attempted break-ins last week. According to the Washington County ...

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  12. Competency exam ordered in fatal Stillwater stabbingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | Marshall Independent

    A judge in Washington County has ordered a psychological exam for a Stillwater man accused of fatally stabbing his father. Prosecutors say 31-year-old William Scheel committed a vicious and unprovoked attack on his father and is a significant public threat.

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  13. Psychological Exam Ordered for Stillwater Man Accused of Stabbing FatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | KAAL-TV Austin

    A judge in Washington County has ordered a psychological exam for a Stillwater man accused of fatally stabbing his father. Prosecutors say 31-year-old William Scheel committed a vicious and unprovoked attack on his father and is a significant public threat.

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  14. E911 Services to meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Washington Evening Journal

    The Washington County E911 Services board will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, July 25, at the Washington County Courthouse.

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  15. Communications Board to meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Washington Evening Journal

    The Washington County Communications Board will meet at 7:10 p.m., Monday, July 25, at the Washington County Courthouse.

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  16. Woman charged with beating, starving nanny brought from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Prosecutors have charged a Minnesota woman with beating and starving a woman she brought from China to work as a nanny. Lili Huang, 35, of Woodbury, is charged in Washington County with five felony counts, including labor trafficking, false imprisonment and assault.

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  17. Lake Elmo disputes over gag order, spreadsheets endureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Star Tribune

    ... Council Member Julie Fliflet. "The police were never going to be called if there was a violation." The Washington County suburb's legendary fractiousness is rooted in years of bitter warfare over the pace of future development. One issue in the ...

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  18. Washington County stops bookings of Historic Courthouse weddingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Star Tribune

    The ever-popular wedding business at Washington County's Historic Courthouse is headed for a moratorium because of excessive wear and tear on the 146-year-old Stillwater landmark. The County Board endorsed a plan Tuesday to stop booking weddings for 2017 until the county parks staff drafts a permanent plan for the building's future use.

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  19. Nanny allegedly beaten, starved, held as "slave"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | CBS News

    A Minnesota woman is charged with beating and starving a woman she brought from China to work as a nanny, holding her in a state of "slavery or indentured servitude," a prosecutor said. Lili Huang, 35, of Woodbury is charged in Washington County with five felony counts, including labor trafficking, false imprisonment and assault.

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  20. Cops: Minn. mom beat and starved enslaved nanny from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | USA Today

    ... to her attorney. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2a7wuHq This photo provided by the Washington County Jail shows Lili Huang. The Minnesota woman, of Woodbury, is charged in Washington County with five felony counts, including ...

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