Opinion
To the editor: Maintaining school district facilities is extremely important. Over the years the Stillwater Area Public School District has done a very good job of keeping our facilities in good working order. We have buildings in our district that are still being used after nearly 100 years. This i...Read More
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To the editor: In America we believe in education and the power of educated minds, so we must get it right when we invest in our children. Consider today’s real life situation: a near $100 million bond referendum vote. However, I believe the district has a record of overpaying on its deferred main...Read More
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The Minnesota House has approved legislation that prioritizes tax relief for middle-class families, college students, aging adults, veterans, farmers and job creators. This is a complete reversal from our last budget setting session, where an all Democrat-led government raised taxes and fees by bill...Read More
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BY TOM NELSON I came back to Stillwater in July of 2014 for a second time to serve as the interim superintendent of schools. One of my very first meetings was with a group of citizens working to develop a long-range facilities plan for Stillwater Area Public Schools. Parents, staff and other communi...Read More
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When my son starts kindergarten in two years, the young baby oaks we planted last week will still be shorter than he is. They’ll continue growing slowly, maybe a foot each year, so that they’ll finally be taller than he is by the time he gets his driver’s license, though still too skinny for h...Read More
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