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The votes are in and the winners of the 2014 annual Stillwater Photography contest have been contacted. It was a difficult decision, made by the Stillwater Visitors Bureau Board, considering 189 images were submitted from which four monetary winners and five honorable mentions were selected. Entrants submitted photographs showcasing all four-seasons in the Stillwater area [...]

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Youth Service Bureau (YSB) recently hosted a recognition event to show their appreciation to donors, community partners, and volunteers, as well as members of their board and staff. “With nearly 40 years of serving the St. Croix Valley, YSB has benefited from overwhelming support throughout the community,” said Mary E. Planten-Krell, YSB’s executive director. “Our [...]

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Crews are now casting St. Croix Crossing river bridge segments at the Grey Cloud Island casting yard near Cottage Grove. About 650 pre-cast segments will make up the driving surface of the bridge over the river. The segments will continue to be cast throughout the winter and in 2015. Once crews are ready to construct [...]

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STILLWATER AREA SCHOOL BOARD BY THE STILLWATER GAZETTE Eight candidates are vying for four positions on the District 834 Stillwater Area School Board. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4. The Gazette asked the candidates to respond to a questionnaire. Here were their responses: Fred Anderson Address: 9098 Fairy Falls Road N., Stillwater Family: Two children, [...]

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BY JONATHAN YOUNG THE GAZETTE Stillwater’s first dog park has its grand opening Saturday, Oct. 18, next to the Jaycee Ball Fields. After years of seeking a site in the St. Croix Valley, the Friends of Stillwater Area Dog Park received final approval for the project from the Stillwater City Council Aug. 19. For Allison [...]

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BY ALICIA LEBENS THE GAZETTE The three candidates running for two open seats on the Bayport City Council tackled several questions about city issues during a Gazette-sponsored forum at Bayport City Hall Oct. 14. Brian DeLisle is challenging the two incumbents, Michele Hanson and Patrick McGann. However, this is also the first election for McGann, [...]

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