Local counties stack up well when it comes to socioeconomics and health, according to two recent studies.
Washington County has announced locations for Christmas tree drop-off. The local drop-off site is the city’s public works facility at 843 SW Fourth St. The disposal service is open to Forest Lake residents only. Tree stands, plastic bags, tinsel, wire, lights, and all other decorations must be removed before drop-off. The free service will be [...]
Washington County will continue to purchase services from the Lakes Area Youth Service Bureau (LAYSB) in 2013, after the County Board approved an agreement with the agency Dec. 18. Juveniles who would otherwise be brought to juvenile court in Washington County may be recommended for this diversion programs. If ordered to the program, they may [...]
Scandia Eldercare will convert its services to provide assisted living services, and the Washington County Board of Commissioners approved contract changes with the organization Dec. 18. Scandia Eldercare is currently a family foster care and wishes to provide 24-hour assisted living to both private pay clients and clients eligible for waiver services. This facility has [...]