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Stillwater documentary filmmaker Mick Caouette likes to tell the stories of unsung heroes, or “quiet heroes,” as he puts it. “These are the people that history has sort of forgotten,” he said. “These are great untold stories.” His latest documentary, “Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP” is no exception. The film has been [...]

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THE STILLWATER GAZETTE Lakeview Hospital Foundation’s Bridge Marathon Entries are now being accepted for the 2014-2015 season of the Lakeview Hospital Foundation’s Bridge Marathon. The season will start Oct. 1 and continue through mid-April. The format consists of 20 hands of bridge played twice a month. There are groups that play during the daytime, evening. [...]

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Washington County and the city of Stillwater have announced the pending purchase of a 15-acre property for a new shoreline park on the St. Croix River in northern downtown Stillwater. The purchase price is $4.3 million, and the sale will likely be complete by the end of the year. Following more than two years of [...]

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For a group of women at Boutwells Landing Senior Living in Oak Park Heights, dollhouses aren’t just for children. In fact, creating miniatures is a serious artistic endeavor. Irma Escue, Ruth Bartlett and Phyliss White are currently working on their third dollhouse. “It’s shaping up beautifully,” Irma Escue said of the current house, which they [...]

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