Washington County
Washington County voters are invited to see how the county’s new voting equipment works. The new system will debut throughout the county for this year’s primary and general elections. State law requires counties with new voting equipment to make the system available to the public for 60 days pri...Read More
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Rent in Washington County costs too much, and the problem is only expected to get worse, according to a recent study by Minneapolis-based Maxfield Research....Read More
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Where Washington County Road 91 (Lofton Avenue) meets Minnesota State Highway 97 (Scandia Trail), neither road is a straight line. Highway 97 primarily runs east from Forest Lake to Minnesota State Highway 95 (St. Croix Trail), but just west of Lofton it curves northward before heading east again at...Read More
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The Washington County Board of Commissioners has set the county’s property tax levy and budget for 2014. The levy is part of an overall $147.4 million county operating budget for 2014, and a $23.1 million capital expenditures budget. The proposed tax levy will result in the owner of a home valued ...Read More
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Private well users should test their water once a year for coliform bacteria, and at least once every other year for nitrates, the state advises. Washington County Department of Public Health and Environment offers well water testing services for a nominal fee. The cost for the basic drinking water ...Read More
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Several local projects are among those proposed by Washington County to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) for funding in 2015. Local proposals include: – A single-lane roundabout at the intersection of County State Aid Highway 15 (Manning Trail North) and Highway 97 in Scandia –...Read More
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