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On this episode of Spotlight go on stage with the East Metro Symphony Orchestra, see what construction projects happened in town this year, check out the 100th anniversary celebration at Park High School, plus Mayor Bailey talks about upcoming holiday events.

News with Sharon Madsen:
- Holiday Train Dec.10 at 5:45pm
- Hale to the Bird 5K
- River Oaks Fall Fest Comedy Show
- River Oaks Santa Breakfast Dec. 14
- Films in 5 Festival
- Photo Contest
- Oktoberfest
- Winter parking ban

This month new host Jon Lyksett is at TEN-E Packaging Services, Inc. We learned about a wood carvers group that meets in Newport. We attended National Walk to School Day at Pullman Elementary. Newport had there seventh annual Fun Walk and learn about a group of women that help veterans here in south Washington County and more.

The Hay Lake School was constructed in 1896. This was rural school district #2 and that district was organized in Washington County in 1855. In 1974 the Washington County Historical Society took over the schoolhouse and in 1978 the Society purchased the school from the Forest Lake School District. The log house was constructed in 1868 by Johannes Erickson and his thirteen year old son Alfred. The Erickson Log House was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 17, 1976.

The Park Grove Library Play and Learn Space promotes childhood literacy and learning through play. It provides children and their parents with an interactive opportunity to practice the five building blocks of literacy: singing, talking, reading, writing and playing.

On this edition of County Insight, County Commissioner Lisa Weik talks to the new County Veterans Service Officer Ryan Carufel. We get an update on the Gateway Corridor, explore a wetland area in South Washington County, and we take a tour of a Historic Log House & School museum.

On this episode we go to the DPC Community Center and find out what they have to offer the over 50 crowd, meet a local family with their own backyard vineyard, honor 43 soldiers deploying to Egypt for 9-months, Mayor Bailey wants your feedback, and more.

News with Sharon Madsen:
- Stillwater bridge being built locally
- Ravine Park exploration
- Demystifying police work
- Free car seat clinic Nov. 18
- Curves/Jenny Craig
- Monster Bash/Parade Oct 24/25
- Absentee voting

On this episode we meet a local woman who invented a board game to help people communicate about racism, see the Guinness Book of World Record broken for the longest baseball game, learn about the history of the Thompson Grove Country Club/Outdoor Pool, visit the compost site, Mayor Bailey talks about the former Home Depot/Rainbow Foods location, and more.

News with Sharon Madsen:
- Green Garden award winners
- PHS 100th anniversary planned
- River Oaks Music By The Green
- River Oaks Fall Fest scheduled
- Budget Open House
- Signal planned for 70th and Meadowgrass
- Oktoberfest comi...

This video is about the volunteer Washington County Mounted Patrol. Mounted Patrol members are concerned citizens who volunteer their time to assist the Sheriff's Office in search and rescue. Members may also participate in parades, safety fairs, Night to Unite, county park events and patrolling the Gateway Trail system. Mounted Patrol members will not actively engage in enforcement activities of any kind.

This is an update of what is going on with the South Washington Watershed District. The Watershed District manages water and related resources in cooperation with our citizens and communities.

The Washington County Historical Society's vintage base ball club, the St. Croixs, wear 1860s uniforms and play by 1860s rules. They are unique in bringing a piece of the past to the present for people to view.

On this episode host Ann Simpson checks out the local farmer's market, we explore some local parks and find out what makes them so popular, meet a Cottage Grove couple who make and can their own jams, jellies, and salsas, see what police work was like in the 60's, Mayor Bailey talks about city finances, and more.

News with Sharon Madsen:
- River Oaks offering free live music in August
- City seeks Champion Trees
- New cookbook for sale
- Whole Health Center opens
- G-Will Liquors opens new location

On this edition of County Insight, County Commissioner Lisa Weik talks to Washington County Library Partners Board President Ken Stone. We see what is going on with the South Washington County Watershed District, learn about the County Mounted Patrols, join some summer reading programs and go back in time with some old time baseball.

This video goes inside the Warden's House Museum in Stillwater Minnesota.

This is on how a couple can get married at the Washington County Court House.

This video is about the Washington County K-9 Unit. The unit consists of six patrols dogs and one single purpose lab.

On this edition of County Insight, County Commissioner Autumn Lehrke talks to the new County Transit and Planning Manager. Learn about the County K-9 Unit, join a book club at the Park Grove Library, see how you can get married at the County Courthouse and go inside the Historic Warden House Museum.

On this edition of County Insight, County Commissioner Lisa Weik is a the Washington County WorkForce Center in Woodbury. We learn about a Smart Play Spot that was installed at the Woodbury Library , we go over the 2014 proposed budget and get an update on the Red Rock Transit Study.

On this edition of County Insight, County Commissioner Autumn Lehrke talks to Andy Gitzlaff about the Red Rock Corridor. We learn on how FamilyMeans can help families, we go over some results of the Washington County Residential Survey and learn on what citizens can do at the library.

On this edition of County Insight County Commissioner Lisa Weik is at the Environmental Center in Woodbury. We learn about some transit studies, we get to know a little more about County Commissioner Ted Bearth and learn on how you can check one of your favorite magazines on a digital device.

On this episode we meet the new County Administrator, take a look at a redesign of County Rd. 19 in Woodbury, talk to Kevin Corbid about redistricting in the county, at the library we visit the read-a-thon and meet the author of "The Reading Promise", and Commissioner Autumn Lehrke talks to us from the Commissioner's Corner.

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