Archive | May 31, 2013

  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.   Softball — Stillwater hands Anoka its first (5-2) and second (4-0) losses of the season while storming back through the losers bracket to win the [...]

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A tale of the puma and the prairie dog (Editor’s note: this is a continuation of last week’s column) As I walked up the sidewalk I couldn’t help but notice the immaculate shape of this yard. The trees were trimmed, the grass cut with laser precision, and there wasn’t a weed to be seen. There [...]

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BAYPORT — David Ybarra and the Northside Dukes will headline the inaugural “Rockin’ Ribs on the River” event June 15 in Bayport with Mick Sterling and the Irresistible’s and CRANKSHAFT offering performances throughout the day. Rockin’ Ribs on the River, is 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 15 at Bayport’s Lakeside Park. Stage sponsors Andersen [...]

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County to pursue federal highway safety funds SRF Consulting Group, Inc. will do design, engineering and environmental studies on Manning Avenue from Interstate 94 to Minnesota 5 under a $618,000 contract approved Tuesday by the Washington County Board of Commissioners. On a separate issue, commissioners Tuesday also approved county plans to request federal highway safety [...]

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Move of Lutz paintings to Armory part of Guard’s D-Day observance Paintings by a well-known mid-century artist kept in the basement of a Stillwater building will go on display next week at the Stillwater Armory. The Minnesota National Guard marks the D-Day anniversary Thursday with a ceremony at the Armory transferring Jo Lutz Rollins paintings [...]

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