Opinion

As the engraved, granite sidewalk footstones citing the names and dates of service at the entrance to the Stillwater Veterans Memorial attest, a significant number of St. Croix Valley men served during the Vietnam war era as draftees or volunteers, enlisted men and officers. By the late 1960s and into the early 70s, having honorably [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Congratulations to “The Locals” for creating, shepherding and tirelessly promoting a very successful initial Log Jam event. The loss of Lumberjack Days created a prominent community identity gap for Stillwater. Although Summer Tuesdays has filled an element of that void, it is clear that Log Jam will grow to be the crown jewel of summer [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By Gregg Galer  “You can’t outrun the long arm of the law.” That was a popular refrain from a Kenny Rogers song from many years ago. Fugitives from justice can understand the idea of the long arm of the law through a legal process known as extradition. Extradition deals with one state returning someone to [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

If one could wave a magic wand and reduce the number of tobacco smokers by more than 10 percent, the percentage of adult alcoholics by 12 percent, the percentage of those suffering from chronic depression by more than half, most people would do so. Although no magic wand exists, finally society is getting a grip [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow