Government

Washington County and the city of Stillwater officially closed on the purchase of a 15-acre property for a new shoreline park on the St. Croix River in northern downtown Stillwater Nov. 25. The purchase price for the property was $4.3 million and was funded through a combination of county, city, and state funds. Following more […]

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The father of Jack Ariola Erenberg is asking the Minnesota Supreme Court to review an appeals court decision that barred part of his lawsuit in his son’s death. An appeals court ruled in October that the suit could continue against the city of Stillwater, but not against Washington County or the state. Jack Ariola Erenberg […]

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The fate of the Grant Charter Commission was up for debate in the Nov. 4 election and, with a 2 vote difference, the commission is allowed to stay. A resident request for a recount on the ballot question was been submitted, said Grant’s city administrator Kim Points, and a recount was scheduled for 9 a.m. […]

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Dogs and cats in Oak Park Heights will soon need to be leashed whenever they aren’t on the owner’s property. Beginning March 1, 2015, “voice command” will no longer be a valid means of controlling a pet in public. The city council unanimously approved the change Nov. 12. The delay in implementation is to allow […]

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A proposal to create downtown Stillwater’s largest event center will go back to the downtown parking commission Thursday, Nov. 20. Judd Sather, owner of Judd Sather Photography and the Loft at Studio J event center, wants to create another facility called JX Events Center. It would include two stories, occupying 120-124 Main St. S. The […]

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