Category: County Insight

Learn some of the history of Grey Cloud Island, Minnesota.

The Park Grove Library in Cottage Grove, Minnesota has been undergoing some changes lately. Check out what library staff has been up to.

Washington County Commissioner Karla Bigham and South Washington Watershed District Administrator Matt Moore talk about Ravine Park improvements and a new roundabout being constructed on County Road 19/East Point Douglas Road/Highway 61.

For more information:
co.washington.mn.us/County19
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Washington County Library is offering free STEM Saturday classes every month at all of their branches.

December 2016
Washington County has big plans for the Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park. Natural Resource Coordinator Dan MacSwain talks about a new entrance, trails, restoration project, and even goats.

Join County Commissioner Karla Bigham as we meet the newest member of the Washington County Board Stan Karwoski, learn more about STEM classes at the library, check out plans for the Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park, take a ride a long with the Sheriff's office in Newport, find out what John Dillinger and Washington County have in common, and hear about regional rail plans.

Join County Commissioner Karla Bigham as we meet a local Cottage Grove family and learn more about foster care, find out how volunteers helped with a huge project at the Park Grove library, talk with Matt Moore from the South Washington Watershed District, go to the County Attorney's office, explore the Historic County Courthouse, and get booked into the County Jail.

Learn what it's like to be a foster parent in Washington County, Minnesota by spending time with the Kirsch family from Cottage Grove.

Learn more about being a foster parent:
CALL: 651-430-6455
WEBSITE: co.washington.mn.us/index.aspx?nid=792

More than 400 hours of volunteer time was given at the Park Grove Library in Cottage Grove to complete a radio frequency identification project. Librarian Patti Berglund and volunteer Helene Rehm tell us about what's new inside each and every book.

Learn more about the library:
co.washington.mn.us/index.aspx?NID=467

Join Washington County Commissioner Karla Bigham as she talks with Matt Moore from the South Washington County Watershed District. They discuss the Grey Cloud Crossing project and work planned for the Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park.

For more information about the watershed:
swwdmn.org

This video is about the Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park and Greenway Trail Master Plan Open House that occured on September 22nd.

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The Park Grove Library held a Story Walk program on October 6th.

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Check out the Washington County Sheriff's App.

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Learn where the Youth Service Bureau moved to in Woodbury.

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On this edition of County Insight, County Commissioner Lisa Weik talks to new Library Director Keith Ryskoski. Citizens gave input on a the Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park and Central Greenway Trail Master Plan, learn about the new County Sheriff’s app, the Park Grove Library held a story walk program and we see the Youth Service Bureau’s new location in Woodbury.

Citizens were able to add ideas and learn about improvements to 70th street in Cottage Grove.

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Cathy Wurzer was the speaker this year at the Annual Washington County Historical Society meeting.

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During the winter and early fall Wetland Habitat Restorations was out at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park removing blackthorn.

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On Monday April 27th the community officially celebrated the grand opening of the Newport Transit Station.

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The Sheriff's Water Recovery Team is part of the Water, Parks, and Trails Unit. The Unit is responsible for the underwater search and recovery operations that have been directed or requested by the Sheriff. The Recovery Unit covers the entire county and because it is a joint team with St Croix County, Wisconsin, the team covers St Croix County as well.

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