Washington County school briefs: Stillwater schools awarded federal fitness funds
The Stillwater School District secured a federal grant this fall to begin instilling in its students a passion for physical fitness.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Finance and Commerce
Washington County aims to upgrade aging public works building
"When we built this building, Washington County didn't have a traffic signal. Now we maintain 100," says Don Theisen, the county's public works director.
Stillwater postpones kids' holiday parade
The annual Twinkle Parade in Stillwater has been postponed a week and a day, due to the forecast of frigid weather.
WNFL-AM Green Bay
Contract awarded for Stillwater bridge
STILLWATER, MN / HOULTON, Wis. -- A partnership involving two large construction companies will be building a bridge that has been stalled for decades.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
What's cooking: pairing food and art, Broders' food sale and more
Thomas, Danny and Charlie Broder will display the flavors of Italy at Broders' annual Fresh Off the Boot event Saturday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Medical Examiner: Inmate Murdered by Strangulation in Stillwater
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the murder of an inmate at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Oak Park Heights in Stillwater.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Where to Recycle Your Old Holiday Lights
Written by Chris Steller Your holiday lights have seen better days, you can now find a good home at a nearby recycling drop-off site.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Early Washington County tax notice doesn't include school levies
Nearly 100,000 preliminary tax notices arriving in Washington County mailboxes come with an asterisk this year because they don't include costs of several voter-approved school levies.
As some Twin Cities holiday traditions exit, others hope to take their place
A pair of prospective customers looks over the holiday season offerings at Linder's Garden Center in 2003.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Oakdale-Lake Elmo Review bulletin board Nov. 27, 2013
December Book Clubs The following book clubs will meet at the Oakdale Library, 1010 Heron Ave. N., in December: Minnesota Book Club, Men's Book Club, Reading Train Book Club, Daytime Book Club, Teen Book Club, Oakdale Library Branch Book Discussion Group, Mystery Book Club.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Movie Blog: Q&A With 'Homefront' Author Chuck Logan
Chuck Logan still hadn't seen the movie based on his novel when undergoing the media tour for Homefront a few weeks back.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Miami Herald
'Homefront' author Chuck Logan gets the Hollywood treatment
STILLWATER, Minn. - Chuck Logan is so elated that his novel "Homefront" has been made into a Hollywood movie, he lapses into action-flick lingo when talking about it.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
St. Cloud Times
Political Quarry Blog: Rep. may be mulling lawsuit
U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann may be readying a new line of attack on the federal health care overhaul by filing suit against President Barack Obama for his reversal on letting some Americans keep their health coverage.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Recycling kicks into overdrive in Washington County
Striving to set a better example for recycling, Washington County offices have engaged in an aggressive campaign to divert 70 percent of what's thrown into garbage cans to greener uses.
Arts briefs: Afton Village Holiday set Dec. 6-7
Afton's Village Holiday, a two-day, old-fashioned festive celebration, will take place Dec. 6-7 in the city's historic downtown.
The Des Moines Register
High time for pie
You probably won't be able to get camouflage cupcakes with camo frosting at Gateway Market -- that was a one-time deal with Gateway retail bakery manager Melissa Dehut's son for his birthday .
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Former Grantsburg Teacher Accused of Assaulting Students
A Minnesota man who taught in a western Wisconsin high school is accused of sexually assaulting students.
Stillwater tobacco shop gets third citation for selling to minor
Stillwater Tobacco could be fined $250 and have its license revoked after a store clerk was cited this week for selling to a minor.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Grocery store groper sentenced
A 20-year-old man accused of following and groping women at grocery and other public retail centers earlier this year in the east metro has been convicted and sentenced.
RAMTeCH Growth Leads to New Office Space
RAMTeCH Software Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce that on November 22nd, it will be moving its US Headquarters office location within Stillwater, Minnesota.