Archive | August 29, 2012
Mocking someone’s car to try to make a political point is asinine. In an Aug. 15 letter, the writer jeers at a vehicle with the highest 40-mph crash test rating, the National Highway Safety Administration’s highest five-star rating and the first 10-year, 100,000 mile warranty. I’ll gladly tak...Read More
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I’ve written for public consumption for 60 years. I started with the Gazette when I was 17, hired by iconic publisher Ned Easton and editor Ed Roney in 1952 while I was still a student at Stillwater High School. I’ve maintained a keen awareness of the community’s significant developments since...Read More
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The new Stillwater-area Kiwanis Club of the Stillwater Area now has meets at 8:30 a.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month in the meeting room of the AmericInn, 13025 60th St. North in Oak Park Heights. The public is invited. While a part of Kiwanis International, the local Kiwanis Club i...Read More
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Washington County residents interested in becoming a licensed family child-care provider in the county can take the first step and attend upcoming orientation meetings from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and 6:30 to 9 p.m. Nov. 7. Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in Lower Level Conference Room 14 a...Read More
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Among the many challenges before the Washington County Community Services Department is the need for more foster parents, according to department director Dan Papin. “We could really use some help with foster care,” he told the Board of Commissioners Tuesday. In fact, Papin asked commissioners f...Read More
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Gazette photo by Erik Sandin Seven-year-old Kaylee Jarrard, right, keeps a tight hold on the leash of her 2-year-old whippet, Prudence,” Friday afternoon after showing Prudence during the specialty breed portion of the annual St. Croix Kennel Club dog show at the Washington County Fairgrounds. Dog...Read More
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