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Downtown Stillwater is known regionally for its collection of unique shops for vintage and antique finds. A newcomers to the block, My Sister’s Cottage, opened in June, and co-owner Diane Cramer Terry Halverson said the summer season has been very successful. “When we started My Sister’ Cottage, we had a section in a store down in [...]

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BY BRENT PETERSON GAZETTE COLUMNIST In many families the son follows in his father’s footsteps. From furniture to groceries, businesses have been handed down from one generation to the next. This has been common in Stillwater history, and one of the most well-known father-son teams was A.K. and A.E. Doe. Alpheus Kingsley “King” Doe was [...]

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HealthEast Stillwater Clinic is offering kids and families in the area a free way to get exercise, feel a sense of accomplishment and start a tradition at this Saturday’s Freight House Log Run in downtown Stillwater on Saturday, Sept. 27. The first 100 kids to register in-person at the clinic, 2900 Curve Crest Blvd., Stillwater, [...]

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Staff and volunteers will be leading tours of areas in the Washington County Historic Courthouse that are typically closed to the public during the “Nooks and Crannies Tour” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5. The tour will include the sheriff’s residence, basement, archives, the original 1870 jail and the dome on the [...]

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BY ANNA BJORLIN GAZETTE INTERN Local teenage filmmaker Tristan Jensen’s recently completed film, “The Unearthing,” is ready for local screenings. Jensen’s film, a 58-minute independent feature/short, was shown at a recent pre-screening event through Stillwater Film and Theater. Norm Steere, who runs the theater group, has plans for several other showings as well. The Waden’s [...]

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