Athletes, coaches and supporters of the St. Croix Valley Lumberjacks are taking pledges to participate in the Polar Plunge at Thomas Beach on Lake Calhoun on Saturday, March 1. Pledges can be made in person to any of the plungers or online at www.plungemn.org/team/12scvlumberjacks. Individuals interested in joining the Polar Plunge team can also [...]
Lake Elmo Park Reserve will host the 11th Annual Cross Country Ski Festival from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25. One-hour ski lessons will be offered at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Registration is required for lessons. Arrive early to sign-in before the desired time and be fitted for equipment. Free [...]
The Stillwater boys’ hockey team stepped outdoors on Saturday, Jan. 18 to face Elk River/Zimmerman as part of Hockey Day Minnesota, which included three prep games played at Handke Pit in Elk River. The Elks upended Stillwater 4-1 in a game that was broadcast to a state-wide audience courtesy of Fox Sports North. (Gazette-ECM photos [...]
The Washington County Board of Commissioners agreed Jan. 14 to work with the city of Stillwater to acquire land along the St. Croix River, using voter-approved Land and Water Legacy Program bond funds. Any potential purchase is contingent upon agreeing on a price with the landowner. The parcel under discussion is the 15-acre Aiple Property, [...]
Community members of all ages attended the eighth annual Da Vinci Fest at Stillwater Area High School Jan. 11. The event promotes science and the arts, and included exhibits, a student art and science fair, a demonstration by a graffiti artist, a presentation about the science behind the St. Croix bridge and more.