Category: SWCTC Classics

In recognition of Public Health Week, the Washington County Public and Environmental Health Department held the inaugural Washington County Public Health Awards.

Sheriff Bill Hutton has announced he will be stepping down from the Washington County Sheriff's Office. In this piece, we take a look at his ten years in office.

On the spring edition of County Insight, County Commissioner Stan Karwoski meets with Jennifer Wagenius to learn about how your home is assessed for tax purposes, see what's new at the Cottage Grove Ravine Park, and meet a winner of the 2017 Public Health Awards. That, and more on County Insight.

Ben Ratzlaff takes us behind the scenes to see how River Oaks staff prepares the course for golf season, Becky Ahlvin helps install the indoor turf at the Ice Arena, Mayor Bailey talks about road improvements happening in the City and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett visit's all the little free libraries in Newport. We look back on Newport on the Move making the library boxes. Learn about a unique program done at the Newport Library twice a week. We visit a new business that opened up in St. Paul Park. Get and update from St. Paul Park Mayor Sandi Dingle. See what some volunteers do at the Friends in Need Food Shelf every Tuesday morning and more.

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.

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We welcome some new businesses to the community, Mayor Bailey talks about the City's strategic goals and we meet Liatra Adsitt, the City's Skating School Director.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at Hagen and Oats in Newport. We attend Newport's Winter Family Fun Night at Lions Park. Get an update from Newport Mayor Dan Lund. Learn about a fun class offered at Hagen and Oats. See what Stone Soup did for their newest fundraiser and more.

We check out the Eagles Bar and Grill, have some winter fun with Becky and John, Mayor Bailey talks about the Business Retention and Expansion project and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett looks back on some stories that happened in 2016. We attended the St. Paul Park Glow in the Dark Sledding Event that occurred in December. Learn what American Legion Post 98 and local area lions did this summer. See where local fire departments did a house burn training. Meet the new Police Chief in St. Paul Park. Watch what some veterans did to get ready for Memorial Day.

This month we wish everyone a happy holiday. We say goodbye to retiring Newport Mayor Tim Geraghty. Meet up with a St. Paul Park family who decorates their home for the holidays. See what some Newport Sheriff Deputies did for Christmas. Santa showed up for the Newport Food and Toy Drive. We learn about some upcoming development and more.

We await the annual arrival of the Holiday Train, Mayor Bailey lights up the season with his holiday decorations, the City welcomes several new businesses to town and more.

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.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at Tennis Sanitation and Recycling in St. Paul Park. The Newport Fire Department stopped by Newport Elementary for fire protection week. Friends in Need Food Shelf held a donor appreciation and grand opening event. The New-Park Lions held their annual taco feed. Many came out to pull buckthorn at Bailey School Forest Park and more.

We watch the winning submissions of the Films in 5 Festival, check out the Archery Range, Mayor Bailey talks about some fun upcoming holiday events and more.

This month host Jon Lyksett is at Stone Soup Thrift Shop in St. Paul Park. We meet up with the new Public Works Supervisor Jeff Dionisopoulos. Learn about what the St. Paul Park - Parks & Rec Commission is doing to give back to the Friends in Need Food Shelf and Stone Soup Thrift Shop. Washington Sheriff's Department held a gathering in Newport. American Legion Post 98 had their annual Booya and more.

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