An informational meeting on providing adult foster care in Washington County will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 1, in the Lower Level Room 13 in the Government Center in Stillwater.
Stillwater photographer Kristin Prideaux’s camera was fixed on one of the Historic Lift Bridge’s rust spots when an RV clipped the bridge and lost its side mirror.
Congresswoman Betty McCollum today invited high school students in Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District to participate in the 2019 Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” Submissions are due Monday, April 15 by 5 p.m.
Three school board members discussed evaluating superintendent performance and use of funds for updating the Oak Park building at a secret meeting with district legal counsel in January.
Lake Elmo resident David “Lee” Peltier disappeared Saturday, Nov. 3 while deer hunting in Nemadji State Forest.
March 14 is a big day for pie makers, and the Stillwater kitchen of Sara’s Tipsy Pies had all hands on deck to keep up with orders Thursday.
The St. Croix River Association (SCRA) has been awarded a $10,000 grant from Compeer Financial for the Farm to Faucet education pilot. This new program will lead students to explore the connections between agriculture and watershed health.
Anne of Green Gables adapted by Sylvia Ashby will open at St. Croix Festival Theatre on March 15 at 7:30 p.m. and run through March 24. Opening night will feature Festival Theatre’s AfterGlow party, complete with carrot cake and other refreshments.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a gift of $6,000 from Linda Givens of FourCrown, Inc., to be used to purchase three K9 protective vests.
The U.S. State Department has selected a painting by St. Croix Valley artist, Mary Jo Van Dell, to be part of its “Art in Embassies” Program. The large oil painting (“Approach”) depicts an iron ore freighter sailing the waters of Lake Superior toward the port of Duluth. The painting will han…
The Zephyr Theatre is elevating its reach of true-to-life drama this month by staging a classic Agatha Christie murder mystery in a real courtroom.
Local legislators talked healthcare costs, school funding and road safety with constituents Monday morning at Lowell Inn in Stillwater.
Mental health advocates and friends will gather for Mental Health Day at the Capitol on Thursday, March 14. Key issues include increasing school-linked mental health services, funding residential and crisis programs for children and adults, expanding supportive housing and employment program…
Three Stillwater Area School Board members allegedly met with the board’s legal counsel without other members’ knowledge.
Vikings may be known for their big horned helmets, dragon boats, and disappointing football playing, but have you seen their amazing delicate jewelry? Come to Liz Bucheit’s class at Marine Mills Folk School on Friday, March 8 and create a beautiful Viking “knit” chain bracelet.
Masquers Theatre Company in Forest Lake announces its second production of the 2018-19 season, Beehive: The 60’s Musical, created by Larry Gallagher, February 14-17, February 22 & 24, and March 1-3 at the Forest Lake American Legion, 355 W. Broadway Ave., Forest Lake. An optional dinner …
The Water Street Inn was the last place Jeffrey “Crash” Carter worked before he died after a battle against cancer in November 2011.
Minnesota has a new state record lake sturgeon so large that anglers had to drill five holes to fit the 6 1/2 foot long fish through the St. Croix River ice. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has certified the fish as a state catch-and-release record.
While some people shy away — or run away — from public speaking, a group of Stillwater Area High School (SAHS) students revel in it.
Washington County Board of Commissioners reviewed a plan for the Lake Elmo segment of the Central Greenway Regional Trail master plan Feb. 12.
Washington County will add land to the Big Marine Park Reserve in the northern portion of the county, after the County Board approved the purchase of about 82 acres within the park Feb. 12.
St. Croix Festival Theatre is proud to present Rio Nido on Friday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Youth (25 & under) pricing available as well. The concert takes place at the Franklin Square Black Box Theatre.
The Stillwater Amateur Radio Association (SARA) and Metro Skywarn are hosting a free, half-day class that teaches basic skills necessary to become a volunteer storm spotter. The session will be held Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Stillwater Public Library, 224 Third St…
The UWRF Center for Diversity, Inclusivity and Belonging has invited Ron McCurdy, professor of music and jazz studies at the USC Thornton School of Music, to present the Langston Hughes Project at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. in Abbott Concert Hall …
The Washington County Attorney’s Office issued a memorandum to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) on Feb. 21, 2019, declining to issue charges stemming from the BCA’s investigation into an officer involved shooting last November.
A Minneapolis ice cream shop known for its Instagram-worthy cones and edible glitter will open in downtown Stillwater.
Stillwater Area School Board discussed the potential sale of Withrow Elementary with an interested developer at the Thursday, Feb. 7 work session.