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Washington County and the city of Stillwater have announced the pending purchase of a 15-acre property for a new shoreline park on the St. Croix River in northern downtown Stillwater. The purchase price is $4.3 million, and the sale will likely be complete by the end of the year. Following more than two years of [...]

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For a group of women at Boutwells Landing Senior Living in Oak Park Heights, dollhouses aren’t just for children. In fact, creating miniatures is a serious artistic endeavor. Irma Escue, Ruth Bartlett and Phyliss White are currently working on their third dollhouse. “It’s shaping up beautifully,” Irma Escue said of the current house, which they [...]

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Travel & Leisure Magazine awarded third place to Stillwater as one of the top 20 American towns named “America’s best towns for fall colors.” Stillwater was selected with other top-scoring towns that represent the full color spectrum, from the blazing scarlet, orange and deep purples of New England’s hardwoods to the golden-carpet of aspens covering [...]

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Before the Stillwater Area School Board begins work for the 2014-2015 revised annual budget, it voted to give stricter guidelines to district staff for rebuilding the nearly exhausted unassigned general fund balance. During the Aug. 28 meeting, the board approved a change to the Results Policy 5.4, Fund Balance, that would require the superintendent to [...]

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