10 years ago this week….


This is a look back at some of the people and teams making news in the St. Croix Valley 10 years ago, as reported in the Stillwater Gazette.


Mike Blythe

Boys soccer — Mike Blythe scores on a pass from Hans Wagner as the Ponies knock off Osseo 1-0 in the Minnesota Cup at Wayzata High School. Matt Carlson turns away two shots to earn the save in Stillwater’s season opener.


Vintage base ball — The St. Croix Base Ball Club of the Washington County Historical Society is featured in an issue of Fortune Magazine in a story titled “Ye Olde Base Ball: No absurd salaries, no labor strife, no steroids — heck, there aren’t even gloves.”