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School board faces criticism for gathering after official meeting
Front page of Sept. 19, 2014
Published September 19, 2014 at 2:05 pm
SCVAA Hall of Fame welcomes 2014 class
Published September 19, 2014 at 11:05 am
The St. Croix Valley Sports Hall of Fame inducted five new members and the state champion 1982 Stillwater football team during its annual banquet on Wednesday at The Grand Ballroom in downtown Stillwater. This year’s class included Todd Butterfield, Mike Orn, Mark Miller, Vik Wilson and the late...
‘Heart Song’ on display at Stillwater Public Library this month
Published September 16, 2014 at 8:00 am
In September and October, the Stillwater Public Library Gallery is hosting “Heart Songs,” a show of mixed media, paper clay and acrylic works by Marie Olofsdotter. Born and raised in Sweden, Olofsdotter now lives by...
Explore Ravine Lake and the wetlands of Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park Sept. 18
Published September 15, 2014 at 12:00 pm
In the midst of smart phones and video games, over-scheduled kids, and nature-deficit disorder, I am pleased to report that there still exists a place in the world where kids ride their bikes down to the local pond to go fishing. Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park is nestled in a deeply wooded...
Girls cross country: Ponies place fourth at Faribault
Published September 11, 2014 at 7:44 am
FARIBAULT — Rana Kraftson and Ari Krenz led the Stillwater girls in 21st and 23rd place as the Ponies finished fourth in Friday’s Faribault Invitational at North Alexander Park. Lakeville North outlasted Totino-Grace 93-100 for the team title while Stillwater scored 165 points to finish behind...
Column: What is a grand jury?
Published September 5, 2014 at 7:04 am
BY STEVE HALSEY – GUEST COLUMNIST Grand juries have been in the news lately and were the topic of a “good question” segment on a Twin Cities TV station. Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted in Texas on a charge of coercion and abuse of office. A grand jury in Missouri was called to consider...
Beane earns Eagle Scout rank
Published August 19, 2014 at 6:12 am
By Sandra Howlett, contributing writer One of the most memorable parts of Scouting for Matthew Beane, 18, one of Stillwater Troop 132’s latest Eagle Scouts, were the camp outs at Tomahawk Scout Reservation. “We would go on weeklong camping trips to Tomahawk every year, and I think that was...
Night to Unite
Published August 11, 2014 at 11:29 am
Stillwater City Councilmember Ted Kozlowski is dunked at Washington Square Park Aug. 5. (Gazette staff photo by Jonathan Young) Stillwater City Councilmember Ted Kozlowski is dunked at Washington Square Park Aug. 5. (Gazette staff photo by Jonathan Young) Betty Orn plays a game of “Giant Jenga”...
Lake Elmo Lions finish second at state
Published August 7, 2014 at 4:16 pm
Bicyclist struck in Oak Park Heights over weekend dies
Published August 7, 2014 at 8:47 am
One of the two bicyclists struck in a hit-and-run near Wendy’s in Oak Park Heights over the weekend has died. Authorities are still seeking suspects. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, two bicycles were traveling west on the 14000 block of the frontage road north of Highway 36 in Oak...