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.
Lake Elmo resident David “Lee” Peltier disappeared Saturday, Nov. 3 while deer hunting in Nemadji State Forest.
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.
At Youth Advantage in Stillwater, the back room is packed with sports equipment for any occasion: baseball gloves, golf clubs and hockey skates, to name a few.
Washington County Parks will celebrate a winter full moon in February at Pine Point Regional Park and Lake Elmo Park Reserve.
Although Minnesota’s winter means shoveling, slippery roads and treacherous commutes to work, Afton’s Belwin Conservancy invites the public to enjoy the beauty of winter.
As United Way of Washington County East’s (UWWCE) executive director, Jessica Ryan has one major goal — boost the organization’s visibility.
Artist at Pine Needles, a residency program sponsored by the St. Croix Watershed Research Station, seeks applications from artists and writers for Summer 2019. With the vision to enhance scientific understanding through art, the St. Croix Watershed Research Station invites Artists in Residen…
This weekend the Stillwater Police Association will host their annual fundraiser that benefits local law enforcement.
When a rock falls into still water, it sends out a thousand ripples. For the artistic community of potters in the St. Croix Valley, Warren MacKenzie was that rock – the place where all begins. Known throughout the world in galleries and museums, his pottery stands as an example of honest, au…
Twas’ the month before Christmas and all around the St. Croix, a Stillwater Santa listened to children’s wishes for toys.
The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 214 N. Third Street, is holding its 35th annual Service of Nine Lessons and Carols on Sunday, Dec. 9 beginning with a prelude at 5 p.m. Renowned musicians organist Kathrine Handford and trumpeter Robert Dorer headline this exceptional worship festival a…
Construction on the Wisconsin loop trail project is complete for 2018. During this past construction season, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation completed the loop trail from the pedestrian tunnel to the lift bridge through Houlton, built three parking lots and constructed two trailhe…
Stillwater author, Spike Carlsen, is launching his sixth book, Building Unique and Useful Kids’ Furniture, December 4th, 6:30 p.m. at the Stillwater Public Library. The event is free and open to the public and all are welcome. Books will be available through Valley Booksellers.
In a race of seven candidates for four open seats, incumbent Shelley Pearson won re-election to the Stillwater Area School board at the head of the pack with 16,104 votes.
While she ran unopposed, 23-year-old Carly Johnson may be the youngest person elected to the Oak Park Heights city council.
Ryan Collins has been elected to the Stillwater City Council to replace retiring council member Doug Menikheim as the Ward 1 representative.
Among the celebrities involved in the national organization Best Buddies, like Tom Brady, there’s a local celebrity who hopes to help open the organization’s first Minnesota office.
Lake Elmo residents spilled out of the city council chambers and into the hallway Tuesday night to hear candidates debate important city issues.
The candidates seeking to represent District 39A in the Minnesota House of Representatives sought to distinguish themselves in a Stillwater Gazette-sponsored forum at Stillwater City Hall Oct. 22. Republican incumbent Bob Dettmer faced off with DFL-endorsed challenger Ann Mozey. Margot Rhein…
For Washington County, an active race for Washington County Sheriff is unusual. The last time there was an election between more than one candidate was twelve years ago when former Sheriff Bill Hutton was first elected. He was unopposed for two more terms and left the position after ten year…
DFL-endorsed Shelly Christensen faces incumbent Republican Kathy Lohmer in the race to represent District 39B in the Minnesota House. District 39B includes about half of Stillwater, as well as the cities of Lake Elmo, Oak Park Heights and Bayport. It also includes Grant, Pine Springs and are…
DFL-endorsed Ann Mozey faces incumbent Republican Bob Dettmer in the race to represent District 39A in the Minnesota House. District 39A includes Forest Lake, parts of Stillwater, Stillwater Township, May Township, Scandia, Marine on St Croix, Shafer and Franconia Township.