When Nancy Lyner helped start HOPE Adoption, she never imagined it would grow into a statewide organization that would help facilitate more than 7,000 adoptions over four decades.
The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony last month to celebrate the opening of Waxing the City (WTC). Waxing the City is national franchise with more than 80 locations across the country and 11 locations in Minnesota. Focusing only waxing, WTC is a facial an…
The Stillwater Area School District is taking extra safety precautions Dec. 1, after a possible threat to the high school on social media was reported Nov. 30.
The Bayport Fire Department will look into purchasing handheld fire-suppression devices after one of the devices helped contain a West Lakeland house fire to a single room.
Stillwater Mayor Ted Kozlowski presented Sen. Amy Klobuchar Nov. 14 with original artwork titled “On the Edge of a New Golden Age” depicting Stillwater and the St. Croix River Valley. Stillwater artist Erik Sletten was commissioned to commemorate the August opening of the of the St. Croix Cr…
On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Gus MacDonald celebrated his 68th anniversary at Stillwater Motors. A Stillwater native born in 1930, MacDonald has lived in Stillwater his entire life. He started working for Stillwater Motors in the service department in 1949.
The city of Oak Park Heights expects a new park shelter and modified ice rink at Cover Park to be ready for use by the public this winter.
According to an annual report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 12.3 percent of American households are food insecure, meaning they have limited access to adequate food due to lack of money or resources. One local organization is working with civic groups and corporate partners to provi…
Members of the Washington County Board of Commissioners, Stillwater Mayor Ted Kozlowski and others took part in a celebration thanking former U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann for her efforts to fund the St. Croix River Crossing, and gain exemption from the Wild and Scenic River Act that allowed th…
After a few years of chlorinating drinking water during the construction season, the city of Oak Park Heights has reluctantly decided to continue chlorination, at least through next summer.
Cut Foods has unveiled a major redesign of its Stillwater store that includes new features such as a burrito bar, a popcorn shop, a juicery, expanded fresh departments and new décor.
A local nonprofit offering prenatal care, STD tests, early family services and more is celebrating two milestones this year — 30 years of service and a new, more visible location.
A pre-Halloween kids parade will take place at Boutwells Landing Wednesday, Oct. 25. Children will have a chance to show off their costumes to Boutwells seniors, who will hand out treats.
St. Paul Lutheran and other area churches are joining together for an event at the Lift Bridge Brewery to sing hymns alongside of the music group, Three Saints and a Sinner.
When the Stillwater Area High School class of 1980 held its 10-year reunion, graduates Chris Shaw and Rob Benton discovered they had followed the same career path — stand-up comedy. Together, Shaw and Benton are embarking on a 30-shows-in-30 days tour to raise money for veterans.
Juniors and seniors welcome freshmen and sophomores to Stillwater Area High School Aug. 28. This is the first year freshmen are attending the high school. (Photo courtesy of Stillwater Area Public Schools)
Boutwells Landing, a senior living facility in Oak Park Heights, has completed a scale replica of an early St. Croix Valley church to honor the area’s history.