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Stillwater Vine star gets turn on stage at State Fair
Stillwater musician Jonah Marais, a budding online star, onstage at the only live performance he's done, at San Diego's Brave Fest, a concert similar to the Minnesota State Fair's DigiFest, in July.
Places in Minnesota that should have TV shows
This week it was announced that the town of Stillwater is getting the HBO treatment.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Stillwater breaking ground for new fire station, armory
When the Stillwater Fire Department moves into its new home next summer, it will have a more central location, a place to hang hoses and a new neighbor -- the Minnesota National Guard's Red Bull unit.
Stillwater seeks name for new riverfront park
The city is running a contest to name a St. Croix riverfront park that will open after the new bridge is done.
Minnesota woman pleads guilty in methadone death
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Mon Aug 18, 2014
Stillwater says Zephyr locomotives a nuisance, must be moved
When photos of people perched precariously atop the Minnesota Zephyr dinner train locomotives surfaced on social media after Stillwater's Fourth of July fireworks display, city officials decided something had to be done.
Cafe owners charge customers fee to protest minimum wage increase
Stillwater, Minnesota: The owners of Oasis Cafe tried to make an example of their own customers, and it's hard to tell if it's even working.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
2014 Milliman family reunion held in Leon
The annual Milliman Reunion was held at Leon Fire Hall on Saturday, Aug. 9. Approximately 85 people attended and were served a delicious dinner in addition to the dishes each family brought.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Will 'Stillwater' make Stillwater the next city TV star?
FX's "Fargo" put Bemidji on the TV map -- could a new HBO series do the same for Stillwater? Possibly.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Stillwater's Rachel Swanson won't let cerebral palsy slow her down
In her cozy Stillwater apartment this week, Rachel Swanson and best friend Joan Skluzacek giggled as they went over Swanson's to-do list: Swanson's not getting married Saturday.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Our View: Authors of minimum wage fee should maximize spotlightOur...
Our View: Authors of minimum wage fee should maximize spotlight Stillwater cafe raises good points about wage law that state should consider Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/08/13/view-authors-minimum-wage-fee-maximize-spotlight/14030487/ Intentional or not, owners of Stillwater cafe sparked a national ... (more)
St. Croix cruise will benefit veterans memorial
A dinner cruise Monday on the St. Croix River will raise money for the Veterans Memorial at Third and Pine streets in Stillwater.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
A tale of woe: Drought, disease threaten red pines
A snowy winter and soggy spring may not be enough to save some of the stressed pines in the St. Croix River Valley.
Bike-trail project to connect Minnesota and Wisconsin
Mike Klinger of Minneapolis bikes along the Gateway Trail near Stillwater on Tuesday.
Cafe Adds 35-Cent Surcharge to Offset State's Minimum Wage Hike
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Fri Aug 08, 2014
New Stillwater scholarship honors construction leader
The Richard N. Olsen Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a senior Pony football player, said Olsen's daughter Ann Marie Thurmes.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Cafe charges fee to offset wage increase
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday criticized restaurants that are charging their customers fees to offset a recent state minimum wage increase, calling the practice "tacky."
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Minnesota Cafe Charges 35 Cent 'Fee' To Protest Minimum Wage Hike
A new "minimum wage fee" tacked on to receipts at a Minnesota restaurant is proving hard for customers to stomach.
Restaurant Adds 'Minimum Wage Fee' to Customers' Bills
The Oasis Cafe in Stillwater, Minnesota has added a 35-cent "minimum wage fee" to customers' bills to, as they argue, cover costs of an increased minimum wage for their employees.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Finance and Commerce
Stillwater armory project up for new bids
The Minnesota National Guard is seeking new construction bids for a proposed 79,465-square-foot armory on a 19-acre site at Myrtle Street and Maryknoll Drive in Stillwater.