Washington County

Washington County has received a $100,000 planning grant from the state to get back into the Statewide Health Improvement Program, known as SHIP. SHIP focuses on working with community partners to reduce obesity, as well as tobacco use and exposure. The county does so through programs addressing problems of physical inactivity, poor nutrition and tobacco […]

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The Washington County Board of Commissioners agreed to accept a grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Nov. 12 to be used by the Sheriff’s Office in its Toward Zero Deaths Enforcement Program. The grant is for $289,894. The funding is available from Oct. 1, 2013, through Sept. 30, 2014, and will be used […]

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Meisinger Construction Company, Inc., will complete the Newport Transit Station building construction and electrical work for $970,000. The contract was approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners Nov. 5, sitting as the Washington County Regional Rail Authority. The project includes the construction of a 150-stall parking lot. The rail authority approved entering into a […]

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