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The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved agreements with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), Oak Park Heights and Bayport April 15 to oversee roadway construction that will realign connections to Highway 95 in those cities. The project is part of the roadways being built around the new St. Croix River crossing. The county, in [...]

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The Lake Elmo city council narrowly moved forward on the Lake Elmo Avenue Trunk Water Main project despite concerns over project funding. In order to remain on schedule, the city will advertise for bids from contractors to complete the project in November 2014. The cost of the two-and-a-half-mile water main project that runs alongside Lake [...]

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Washington County Parks is planning to conduct prescribed prairie burns in Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park, Pine Point Park, Square Lake Park, and St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park between April 22 and May 20. The controlled burns will take approximately one to four hours to accomplish and will occur on a weekday between 9 a.m. [...]

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The 16th Annual North Star Bicycle Festival (formerly the Nature Valley Bicycle Festival) will take place June 11-15, and will include the North Star Grand Prix pro stage bike race June 11-15 in Saint Paul, Cannon Falls, Minneapolis and Stillwater, Minn. and Menomonie, Wisc. The North Star Grand Prix, the most prestigious event on the [...]

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First State Bank and Trust employees will be “mobbing” Dough Boys Pizza in Hudson noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday. April 23. They will be covering the first $5 of customer’s purchases. To follow along on Facebook, click here. The Youth United Way grant application is now open United Way of Washington County-East’s Youth United Way [...]

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