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Youth Service Bureau welcomes Kerry Wenger as a Youth Diversion Specialist supporting youth primarily in the communities of Stillwater and Woodbury. “Kerry comes to YSB with a wealth of experience and a great understanding of the fundamentals of Diversion,” said program director Michael Huntley. “His previous work experience and professional interests are a great fit [...]

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After last month’s news about Robin Williams taking his own life, the topic of suicide received national attention. On Aug. 11, a day after the tragedy, the call volume to the national crisis hotline, known as Lifeline, more than doubled, to 7,375 calls nationwide. In Minnesota, those calls are handled by Canvas Health, a nonprofit [...]

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BY BRENT PETERSON – GAZETTE COLUMNIST There have been many names associated with the St. Croix Valley — names like Staples, McKusick and Atwood. Some names of individuals get left behind in the pages of our history, even though they played an important part of the development of Stillwater and influenced where we are today. [...]

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Is the question of what to do with a windfall a first-world problem, and nothing more? Not quite. Getting rich quick can be liberating, but it can also be frustrating. Sudden wealth can help you resolve anxieties about funding your retirement or your children’s college educations, and newfound financial freedom can lead to time freedom— [...]

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