Washington County Lake News

6/15/2017 10:14:00 PM
Post-Bulletin
Man dies in apparent drowning in Washington County LAKE ELMO — Authorities say one man died in an apparent drowning on Lake Jane in the city of Lake Elmo. A witness saw three men who were fishing in a canoe go into the water Thursday morning. The witness ...

6/15/2017 7:21:00 PM
m.startribune.com
The body of a canoeist who drowned in a lake near Lake Elmo after his boat sank was recovered Thursday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Authorities responded at 11:13 a.m. to a 911 call about a man in distress at Lake Jane. Fire rescue ...

6/15/2017 2:25:00 PM
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The body of a canoeist who drowned in a lake near Lake Elmo after his boat sank was recovered Thursday, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded at 11:13 a.m. to a 911 call about a man in distress at Lake Jane.

6/15/2017 12:27:00 PM
KARE 11
NEAR LAKE ELMO, Minn. - One man is dead after the canoe he and his friends were fishing out of capsized in a Washington County Lake Thursday. Sheriff Dan Starry says Washington County Deputies and Water Patrol, and Lake Elmo Police responded to the shores ...

6/6/2017
EPA
Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

5/28/2017 5:00:00 AM
TwinCities Pioneer Press
Forest Lake approves 3-year contract with its own police New sheriff prompted Forest Lake’s reversal on disbanding police This Washington County lake had a derogatory name. Now it’s called Keewahtin. Forest Lake might not disband police after all ...

5/12/2017 6:00:00 AM
TwinCities Pioneer Press
Minnesota moms fish free this weekend for walleye opener 7 walleye, pike recipes and tips, from kebabs to beer batter Walleye fishing should be better than usual — just in time for the opener This Washington County lake had a derogatory name. Now it’s ...

5/11/2017 4:48:00 PM
TwinCities Pioneer Press
After months of discussion and debate, a lake in Forest Lake and Scandia has a new name. The Washington County board this week voted to change the name of Halfbreed Lake to Lake Keewahtin. The lake is just south of Minnesota 97. The name change comes after ...

4/30/2017 8:09:00 PM
m.startribune.com
In a letter to the County Board, a fisheries manager at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said that because of concerns raised locally and “our desire to use the best science available to guide our management decisions,” the agency ...

4/26/2017 3:06:00 PM
TwinCities Pioneer Press
Instead, an agency official said the DNR will work with the Carnelian-Marine-St. Croix Watershed District and gather more information in the next year to help decide the future of trout in the northern Washington County lake. St. Croix yacht crash ...

4/22/2017 2:21:17 AM
wdfw.wa.gov
Where are you taking YOUR Dad on Father’s Day? Just for dads (and their kids, both young and old!), Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife hatchery crews are stocking 10,000 extra big rainbow trout in lakes across the state just before Father's Day ...

3/30/2017 12:12:00 PM
Oregonian
TVCTV is a division of the Metropolitan Area Communications Commission, which regulates and administers Comcast and Frontier Cable Franchises in Washington County, Lake Oswego, Rivergrove and West Linn.

3/20/2017 7:58:41 AM
www.dandb.com
Washington County Lake was founded in 1998, and is located at 809 State Lake Rd in Millry. It employs 1 employees and is generating approximately $46,000.00 in annual revenue. Our similar businesses nearby shows similar businesses in their industry and ...

3/18/2017 11:24:00 AM
m.startribune.com
Everyone on the Washington County Board agrees there’s no place in the county for a lake name like Halfbreed, considered an antiquated and offensive term for the offspring of European immigrants and Native Americans. But a move by two cities to re ...

3/17/2017 1:35:00 PM
OregonLive
Deputies have publicly identified the man found dead Wednesday in a Washington County lake as a missing Bethany resident. The family of John J. Walsdorf II reported him missing March 1, the county sheriff's office said in a news release. Someone called 911 ...

3/16/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/13/2017 8:45:00 PM
KSTP
The Washington County Board of Commissioners has decided to continue the public hearing on renaming a county lake at its meeting on May 9. The lake, which lies partially within the cities of Forest Lake and Scandia, is officially named Halfbreed Lake. But ...

3/8/2017 11:31:00 AM
TwinCities Pioneer Press
But the Department of Natural Resources would like to start putting trout back into the northern Washington County lake, saying it provides one of the few trout-fishing opportunities in the metro area. “Every year since they stopped restocking ...

3/6/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

2/3/2017 9:20:00 PM
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A second public hearing on a proposal to rename a Washington County lake that some residents find offensive will be held March 14. The official name of the lake, which is within the boundary of Forest Lake, is Halfbreed Lake. Residents who petitioned for ...

1/27/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.

12/29/2016 7:02:00 PM
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A derogatory name has surfaced on a Washington County lake, leading to a government-led drive to change it. For years, Forest Lake residents referred to the pristine wooded lake on the city's eastern boundary as Sylvan Lake. Then the city's zoning ...

12/29/2016 1:01:00 AM
m.startribune.com
A derogatory name has surfaced on a Washington County lake, leading to a government-led drive to change it. For years, Forest Lake residents referred to the pristine wooded lake on the city’s eastern boundary as Sylvan Lake. Then the city’s zoning ...

12/29/2016 12:52:00 AM
m.startribune.com
A derogatory name has surfaced on a Washington County lake, leading to a government-led drive to change it. For years, Forest Lake residents referred to the pristine wooded lake on the city's eastern boundary as Sylvan Lake. Then the city's zoning ...

12/15/2016
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of December 2016.

11/8/2016 11:24:00 PM
Press Release Point
Washington County, Lake Elmo, Minnesota Special Education Leaders Foundation, $32,132 Write the History of Educating, Not Educating, Minnesota's Children with Disabilities 1840-1960: To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of ...

10/29/2016 11:07:00 PM
Al.com
The great thing about crappie fishing, says Stallings, is that it's not oversubscribed like bass fishing is on many Alabama lakes--with a bit of persistence and a good depthfinder, just about anybody can find some prime crappie spots on area lakes ...

10/28/2016
Lake News
Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a 7-day precipitation forecast. The southeast continental U.S. will remain a high-pressure region and no precipitation is forecasted. The Lake Martin area is currently in D3 - Extreme Drought status. The burn ban in Alabama remains in effect. There have…

10/23/2016
Al.com
In fact, snatching the lures through weedbeds is one of the favored tactics by expert anglers on North Alabama lakes. All this said, they usually won't catch every fish in the school--after several have been caught on a high-speed lure, the rest are likely ...

10/15/2016 11:18:00 PM
Al.com
For those who lack the patience to pursue tournament-winning bass--that is fish that weigh 4 or 5 pound each--the next few weeks provide a pleasant prospect on North Alabama lakes. It's school bass time, the period when the annual shad hatch, tens of ...

10/9/2016 1:58:00 AM
Al.com
Most of us would probably never fish anything but topwater lures for largemouth bass if the fish always hit them--there's no more exciting moment in bassing than when a big one slams into a floating lure. Unfortunately, the topwater bite is very limited ...

10/5/2016 12:26:00 AM
pamplinmediagroup.com
Tualatin Valley Community Television and the League of Women Voters of Oregon have collaborated on a Video Voters’ Guide, focusing on state, local and federal candidates running for office in the Washington County, Lake Oswego, West Linn and Rivergrove ...

10/4/2016 9:12:00 AM
The Portland Tribune
Tualatin Valley Community Television and the League of Women Voters of Oregon have collaborated on a Video Voters’ Guide, focusing on state, local and federal candidates running for office in the Washington County, Lake Oswego, West Linn and Rivergrove ...

10/4/2016 9:12:00 AM
pamplinmedia.com
Tualatin Valley Community Television and the League of Women Voters of Oregon have collaborated on a Video Voters’ Guide, focusing on state, local and federal candidates running for office in the Washington County, Lake Oswego, West Linn and Rivergrove ...

10/4/2016 9:12:00 AM
pamplinmediagroup.com
Tualatin Valley Community Television and the League of Women Voters of Oregon have collaborated on a Video Voters’ Guide, focusing on state, local and federal candidates running for office in the Washington County, Lake Oswego, West Linn and Rivergrove ...

10/1/2016 9:56:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
It helps support the following agencies in Tallapoosa and Coosa counties: Alexander City Rescue Squad; American Red Cross-Alabama Lakes Chapter; ARISE Inc.; Boy Scouts Tukabatchee Area Council; Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lake Martin Area; Camp ASCCA/Easter ...

9/24/2016 11:32:00 PM
Al.com
The countless millions of gizzard shad hatched this past spring in area lakes are now approaching 4 to 5 inches long, perfect size to be dinner for largemouth bass, and also just the size to be readily imitated by a wide variety of lures. While bass eat ...

9/13/2016 11:08:00 PM
Al.com
The SPRO Frog Tournament is Oct. 8 at Guntersville, reminding area anglers that the froggin' season is finally upon us. Early indications are that the bite on the weedless artificials may not be as good as it has been in some years past, both because bass ...

8/20/2016 11:33:00 PM
Al.com
While a can of worms or a bucket of minnows practically guarantees action on North Alabama lakes, some modern kids are a bit queasy about impaling the little critters on a hook. For these kids, getting started with what might be called "mini-lures" may be ...





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