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August 13, 2015
Washington County begins new master plan for Cottage Grove's Ravine Park
One of the area’s most visited parks is also one of the least visible parks, but Washington County is looking to change that as it begins to...
August 13, 2015 - 12:04pm
Oak wilt topples south Washington County trees
Forester Steve Bowe said the fungus is “devastating” the tree population. Neighborhoods and parks most at risk.
August 13, 2015 - 7:00am
July 15, 2015
St. Paul Park native donates late father's sousaphone to Community Band
In the capable and artful hands of Joe Nauer, his 87-year-old sousaphone put the ‘oomph’ in oompah, particularly with the South Washington...
July 15, 2015 - 1:57pm
June 23, 2015
School District 833 budget ultimatum: referendum or cuts
If the District 833 School Board stays on its present course, its fund balance will be depleted in two years and programs would be cut. Last week, the board passed a $265.7 million preliminary budget for 2015-16 — a 3-percent increase in spending — and the chairman of the...
June 23, 2015 - 3:42pm
April 30, 2015
Reserves, spending freeze to cover District 833's additional $440K deficit
South Washington County Schools will use reserve funds and a spending freeze to cover an increased deficit in this year’s budget. Both revenue and expenses for the 2014-15 school year have grown since the District 833 School Board set the budget last summer, administrators said,...
April 30, 2015 - 8:00am
April 29, 2015
District 833 survey gauges public mood ahead of referendum
District 833 School Board members changed their mind on a survey. Just weeks after the board by a split vote decided against surveying residents ahead of a November referendum, board members said they will go ahead with a public survey on school spending and other issues. Board...
April 29, 2015 - 4:00pm
February 25, 2015
District 833 sees gains in graduation rates
Department of Education numbers reflect South Washington County Schools exceeds the state's graduation average by more than 10 percent.
February 25, 2015 - 9:46am
December 30, 2014
Red Rock Corridor to expand branding effort
Counties Transit Improvement Board awards Red Rock Corridor Commission $360,000 grant to fund its phased implementation plan in 2015.
December 30, 2014 - 9:00am
August 15, 2014
Cottage Grove Cub Foods impacted in data breach
Cardholder data may have been stolen at 180 Supervalu stores, including several in Washington County.
August 15, 2014 - 1:16pm
August 14, 2014
Suspect in Newport Bailey Nurseries stabbing committed to state hospital
Criminal proceedings put on hold after Ramirez deemed mentally ill, dangerous after two psychological exams.
August 14, 2014 - 1:48pm
August 13, 2014
Geology raises Newport Transit Station costs
County considers electric vehicle charging, faces $260,000 excavation costs.
August 13, 2014 - 9:00am
August 11, 2014
Red Rock Corridor Commission discuses BRT funding options
The workshop included input from transportation public policy professionals on the federal, regional and local levels.
August 11, 2014 - 11:55am
July 25, 2014
Traffic signal to be installed at 70th Street, Meadow Grass in Cottage Grove
A joint effort between Washington County and the city of Cottage Grove, the traffic signal will provide safer passage for both pedestrians and drivers, officials say. Signal expected to be fully functional by fall.
July 25, 2014 - 10:14am
May 16, 2014
Minnesota legislators work toward final adjournment
May 16, 2014 - 9:35am
April 24, 2014
South Washington County issues tornado drills Thursday as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week
Sirens sounding at 1:45 p.m. and 6:55 p.m.
April 24, 2014 - 9:49am