Archive | June 19, 2013

The Washington County Board of Commissioners recognized 10- and 20-year Adopt-A-Highway program volunteers at its meeting Tuesday. Five area businesses and families in Commissioner Gary Kriesel’s District 3 were recognized for 10 years service and four area businesses were recognized for 20 years of service. The 10-year volunteers are Building Services and PRTS, Afton Tree […]

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Lakeview Hospital in Stillwater was one of 15 hospitals in Minnesota awarded certificates by the state Department of Human Services for helping families establish paternity for nearly 14,700 children through the state’s “Recognition of Parentage” program. “This is quite an achievement since hospital stays are short and filled with many important activities,” said Human Services […]

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City seeks fewer weekday lifts during bridge construction The Stillwater City Council will send proposed temporary changes to the Lift Bridge weekday lift schedule to the U.S. Coast Guard in hopes of alleviating downtown traffic woes during the St. Croix River Crossing project. The city proposal reduces the number of lifts from 21 to 16 […]

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Teachers teach teachers about flipped learning OAK PARK HEIGHTS — Teachers and administrators from the U.S. and other nations were in the St. Croix Valley this week learning how to implement a new way of classroom teaching into their classrooms. The sixth Annual Flipcon flipped learning conference that ran Monday through today shows teachers how […]

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They say the camera never lies, but sometimes it shows some surprising pictures. The staff at Lift Bridge Brewery on Tower Drive in Stillwater will attest to that. When a flower pot outside the brewery went missing in the early morning hours last Saturday, brewery staff checked surveillance footage and got a surprise. “Well, I […]

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