Washington County

MDA: Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed In Wash. Co.Washington County has become the 11th Minnesota county to confirm the presence of the emerald ash borer. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture announced Thursday that the invasive species was found in a survey trap at MnDOT's St. Croix Rest Area on Interstate 94.
Charges: Man, 43, Solicited Prostitution From Minor; Tarp Found Lining TrunkA Maple Grove man is facing charges for engaging in prostitution with a minor, according to Washington County officials.
70-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In Washington County Swimming PoolOfficials in the Washington County Sheriff's Office say they received the call at around 5:35 p.m. When they arrived at the pool in the city of Grant along with Lakeview Ambulance and Stillwater Fire Department, they weren't able to revive her.
3 Killed In Motorcycle Crashes Over Weekend In MinnesotaAuthorities say three people have died in motorcycle crashes in Minnesota over Labor Day weekend.
Motorcyclist Dies After Driving In Closed Off Construction Zone The Minnesota State Patrol says a motorcyclist died after driving in a closed off construction zone in Washington County Sunday evening.
Patrol: Motorcyclist, 58, Dies In Washington Co. RolloverAuthorities say a 58-year-old man died Saturday after losing control of his motorcycle on a hill in Washington County.
Father Says School Brushed Off Worries About Janitor Charged With RapeThe father of a former Forest View student said he's upset the school didn't take his concerns about a school janitor more seriously.
Elementary Janitor Accused Of Raping 12-Year-Old Adopted DaughterA janitor at an Washington County elementary school is accused of raping his preteen adopted daughter and possessing a large amount of child porn on his school-issued computer.
Minn. Couple Says Barefoot Burglar Sneaked Into Their BedroomDeputies in eastern Minnesota say they are working an extremely rare home burglary case. They say the intruder was especially brazen and the victims say he was barefoot.
Teen Gets 27 Years For Killing Cottage Grove TeacherA 19-year-old Pine Springs man who pleaded guilty in the shooting death of a popular Cottage Grove teacher learned his fate Friday afternoon. Bailey Garcia was sentenced to 27 years for second-degree murder in the January drive-by shooting death of David Frigaard in Mahtomedi.
Washington County Warns Of Deputy-Impersonating Credit Card ScamA man impersonating a sheriff's deputy has been calling Washington County residents and threatening to arrest them if they don't pay fines or tickets by phone with pre-paid credit cards.
Police: Car Slams Into Athletic Equipment Store In WoodburyA teenage driver slammed into a Woodbury sporting goods store Sunday afternoon with a pick-up truck and at least three shoppers were injured, according to police.