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Master Gardeners in Washington County, part of University of Minnesota Extension, has announced the winners of its inaugural Bayport in Bloom front entry garden contest. The winners in each category are: • Residential – Tammy Jorgenson at 102 State St. N. • Commercial – Inspired Chiropractic • Public – Bayport American Legion • Container Garden [...]

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The Stillwater Fire Department took the “Ice Bucket Challenge” Aug. 19 to raise money for ALS charities. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a “progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord,” according to the national ALS Association. The degeneration of the motor neurons leads to [...]

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Did you know there are 52 verses in the Hebrew and Christian Bible that mention gardens or the fruits of a garden? In Genesis the garden is even called “paradise.” In Jeremiah the fullness of life is compared to a “watered garden.” Why a “watered garden,” you might ask? A watered garden is one that [...]

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The Stillwater City Council is expected to approve a 100-unit senior memory care and assisted living facility near Rutherford Elementary on Aug. 19. The property owner, John Arkell, of Stillwater Select Properties, wants to build the facility at 12525 75th St. (County Road 12), just east of the school. It would be known as Select [...]

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