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Although homelessness is an increasing problem in Washington County, several organizations are stepping up to help. Over the past three years two churches in the area have decided to help those who are dealing with homelessness, and the nonprofit Canvas Health is working to start a host home program for youth. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church [...]

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Thomas Vlasak, Nick Scheel, Bryan Rettner, and Toby Leppicello have been together since Tiger Cubs in Bayport. All seniors at Stillwater Area High School, the four friends have completed the 21 badges and leadership service projects necessary to become Eagle Scouts. They will be celebrating their Eagle Ceremony together 11:30 a.m. on May 4 at [...]

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Iowa folk singer Greg Brown will headline the Log Jam festival this summer, according to festival organizer Cassie McLemore. Brown will play Saturday, July 19, on the main stage in Lowell Park. “We were consciously looking for more regional musicians, and Greg is a seasoned festival performer,” McLemore said. “He hails from Iowa, and he [...]

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Homelessness is a force that significantly affects and shapes the lives of those who experience it, especially when it comes to children, youth and their parents. “(Homelessness) could go on for months and months and months,” said Cynthia Fredericks, Emergency Fund Resource Manager for Valley Outreach in Stillwater. “A lot of it has to do [...]

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