Community

The Stillwater and Bayport Senior Centers are hosting the sixth annual Washington County Senior Housing Fair. This Open House event will be held on 9 a.m. to noon April 20 at Community Thread, 2300 West Orleans St. in Stillwater. This “one stop shop” will save those looking for senior housing information  hours of time and [...]

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            ST. CLOUD — Bayport interim city administrator and planner Sara Taylor was among 36 municipal clerks recognized at the recent Minnesota Clerks & Finance Officers Association annual conference. Taylor was one of 26 persons awarded the group’s Minnesota Certified Municipal Clerk designation. Eight others were awarded Certified Municipal Clerk certifications and two received Master [...]

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The 2013 Youth Service Bureau “Spirit of the Mission” award was presented recently to Allissa Obler, YSB’s director of development and communication, agency officials announced. Obler joined YSB in 2011 and manages private and public fundraising as well as communications and marketing. YSB staff annually recognizes a colleague who contributes to positive morale and demonstrates [...]

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LAKE ELMO — Minnesota wildlife biologist and landscape ecologist Rusty Schmidt explains rain garden methods, advantages and designs for large and small properties at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Lake Elmo Public Library. Schmidt, environmental engineer David Dods and vegetation specialist and landscape ecologist Dan Shaw co-authored “The Blue Thumb Guide to Raingardens: Design [...]

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HOULTON, Wis. — Volunteers from the St. Croix Valley chapter of The Prairie Enthusiasts teamed with officials from the Wisconsin departments of Transportation and Natural Resources on a cool, gray November Saturday morning to carefully pick bright flowers prime for delivery. But not any flowers. About 30 of the plants known as liatris puncata, or [...]

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OSI specialists Sara Lumby, PT, OCS and Emily Terhune-Wold, PT, OCS were honored recently by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) at an annual meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in San Diego, Lumby and Terhune-Wold were recognized for completing the requirements to become board-certified orthopedic physical therapy specialists. The pair [...]

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