Archive | August 1, 2012

  The carnival opens at 2 p.m. today and fair-goers can enjoy five rides for $10. All rides are reduced by one coupon from 2 p.m. to close. Other Wednesday highlights include free weddings and wedding vow renewals at 5:30 p.m. and the opening day parade at 6 p.m. Visit www.washingtoncountyfair.org for a complete schedule.

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ST. PAUL — Department of Public Safety Commissioner Mona Dohman has appointed Richard Hodsdon of Stillwater and reappointed Patricia Moen, James Hessel and Steven Wohlman to the Minnesota Private Detective and Protective Agent Services Board. Hodsdon and Moen represent the public. Hessel represents licensed private detectives and Wohlman represents members of the Minnesota licensed protective [...]

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    Tourism was center stage at the Stillwater City Council meeting Tuesday with Tiki Oswald, the president of the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) presenting the CVB’s annual report and a new multi-person tour cycle business seeking a license approval. Oswald reported that in the past year, visitor numbers have increased by 14.8 percent in [...]

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As summer begins winding down, so do the events. The “Cruisin’ on the Croix” car show and 10th annual Summer Tuesdays celebration in downtown Stillwater will soon enter their last weeks of the season Both events go through August. The last Summer Tuesdays celebration is Aug. 21. The last Cruisin’ on the Croix event takes [...]

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    OAK PARK HEIGHTS — New playground equipment has been delivered to the Moelter Park site. All the city needs are volunteers willing to install the equipment. Oak Park Heights received a $20,000 grant from KaBOOM! as part of the organization’s Playful City USA program. The program recognizes communities that encourage play and create programs [...]

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    The Washington County Sheriff and Attorney offices have stopped sending drug cases to the St. Paul Police crime lab and prosecutors will offer deals to offenders in some drug cases, County Attorney Pete Orput said Tuesday. Although Orput said his office is still trying to determine the exact number of cases in which deals [...]

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