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Warner Bros. acquires movie rights to Zach Sobiech story
Stillwater wins Lakeville title
Published February 1, 2016 at 4:14 pm
Finding Fitness: Library of priors
Published January 31, 2016 at 7:00 am
The weekend warrior sits at a desk all week, and then puts pedal to the metal on the weekends, and ends up getting hurt. We usually think he or she gets hurt due to lack of strength or not being “in shape” enough to pull off the attempted feat. And while this might be the...
Remodeled children’s learning center at Afton Alps opens
Published December 16, 2015 at 2:16 pm
Despite warm temperatures, Afton Alps had plenty of snow last weekend for the grand opening of its newly remodeled Children’s Learning Center at the Meadows Chalet. The Afton ski complex boasts that its learning center is the largest of its kind in the region. The facility seeks to offer children...
Business briefs: Ice cream social, open house July 29
Published July 29, 2015 at 1:05 pm
Hall Family Chiropractic will host an ice cream social and open house 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 29. The event will include office tours, nerve and body fat scans and protein samples. The office is at 13999 60th St. N., Oak Park Heights. Info: 651-430-1515. Renewal by Andersen recognized Renewal by...
Area briefs: Free summer meals available for kids, teens
Published June 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm
Stillwater Area Public Schools will be offering free breakfast and lunch to area children (ages 18 and younger) again this summer, thanks to a special program provided by federal funding. The goal of this program is to make sure all youth in our community have access to nutritious meals while...
U of M climatologist speaks about his new book at Valley Bookseller
Published May 29, 2015 at 5:48 pm
Valley Bookseller will host Mark Seeley, who will discuss his “Minnesota Weather Almanac Second Edition,” at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 30. From the dog days of summer to “cold enough for you?” winter mornings, Minnesotans love to talk about the weather. Hot and humid or frigid and icy, the...
St. Croix Catholic receives gift from local iconographers guild
Published May 23, 2015 at 7:53 am
On May 13, the St. Croix Catholic Iconographers Guild gave a 12-foot-six-inch by seven-foot-one-inch handcrafted iconic mural entitled “Christ in Majesty” to St. Croix Catholic School in Stillwater. The work, completed in four months by a team of nine led by local master iconographer, Nicholas...
The big pull
Published May 22, 2015 at 4:49 pm
For the last 65 years, the Stillwater and Bayport American Legion honor society, the Voiture 40 & 8, have hosted an event for the safety patrol students at area schools. On May 20, all of the elementary school safety patrols joined together for activities — including the annual boys and girls...
Front page for March 13, 2015
Published March 13, 2015 at 10:53 am
Column: The top 10 comedic news stories of 2014
Published January 1, 2015 at 3:49 pm
BY WILL DURST SYNDICATED COLUMNIST Hey guys, Will Durst here with your Top Ten Comedic News Stories of 2014. Now, here’s the deal: please do not confuse these amusing accounts with the Top Ten Legitimate News Stories of 2014. No. No. No. They are as different as silky and spiky. Banjos and...