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Published September 18, 2017 at 6:12 pm
Community Thread to host forum on aging in place
Published September 14, 2017 at 7:00 am
Community Thread invites you to participate in a public forum on Monday, Sept. 25 to learn more about an established model for supporting seniors desiring to age independently. Community Thread is exploring how best to support our aging community as we anticipate an increased number of older adults...
Lake Elmo Rotary Club 2017 Gold Plate Dinner
Published September 12, 2017 at 10:17 am
The Lake Elmo Rotary Club is hosting its Gold Plate Dinner 6-9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 at the Lake Elmo Inn Event Center, 3712 Layton Ave. N. in Lake Elmo. Only 100 tickets will be sold. Prizes include 2 ounces in gold pieces and 10 ounce silver bars. Ticket Price is $175 per couple and...
What’s down the road? With new bridge open, chamber looks to the future
Published September 12, 2017 at 9:58 am
With the completion of the St. Croix Crossing bridge, area businesses and residents may be wondering, “What’s next?” That was the question the Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce tackled at its quarterly “Toast & Topics” event Sept. 6, at the Watermark Church HUB...
‘John Runk Films’ to be shown at Warden’s House Sept. 16
Published September 11, 2017 at 7:00 am
The Washington County Historical Society will show, “An Ode to Stillwater: The John Runk Films.” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, on the lawn of the Warden’s House, 602 N. North Main St. in Stillwater. After a donation of 48 canisters of 8 mm film shot by local photographer John Runk,...
Century College celebrates 50 years
Published September 8, 2017 at 2:15 pm
On September 18, 1967, Lakewood State Junior College opened its doors to 503 local students. A few years later, classes began at the new 916 Area Vocational Technical Institute. These two events marked the beginning of Century College. On Monday, Sept. 18, a 50th anniversary celebration will take...
Franken tours new bridge
Published September 7, 2017 at 6:33 pm
Stillwater FFA earns blue ribbon for State Fair landscape display
Published September 5, 2017 at 11:51 pm
The Stillwater Future Farmers of America Chapter for earned a blue ribbon in the FFA Landscape Design and Construction Competition at the Minnesota State Fair. The Stillwater FFA Chapter has earned a blue ribbon 26 out of the past 29 years. Stillwater FFA members designed and constructed the...
Don Shelby to speak at Silver Sobriety fundraiser
Published September 5, 2017 at 11:50 pm
Silver Sobriety’s second annual fundraiser will feature former television journalist and anchor Don Shelby, who will share his personal story of recovery. “We are delighted to have Don Shelby as our keynote speaker,” said Win Miller, Silver Sobriety executive director. “Don is considered...
More lands to hunt through walk-in access program
Published September 1, 2017 at 1:46 pm
Beginning Friday, Sept. 1, hunters can access 26,700 acres of private land across 46 counties in western and south-central Minnesota through the Walk-In Access program. “Finding land for hunting can be a challenge,” said Scott Roemhildt, Walk-In Access coordinator for the Minnesota...