Featured

  The victims of a double homicide in Fitchberg, Wis., will be laid to rest later this week. The funeral for Stillwater natives Ashlee (Putnam) Steele, 39, and Kacee (Putnam) Tollefsbol, 38, is planned for Friday, Aug. 29, in Stillwater. According to police reports, Steele and Tollefsbol were alledgedly shot to death by Steele’s husband, [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Recent controversy around Stillwater’s Oasis Cafe’s minimum wage fee highlights the effect the Aug. 1 Minnesota minimum wage increase is having on restaurants. The Oasis Cafe received national media attention after the owners added a flat 35 cent minimum wage fee to each bill. This fee has provoked controversy among customers and debate on social [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

This year marks the 80th anniversary of Stillwater’s city festival. Once known as Lumberjack Days, it’s back this year under the name Log Jam and is being organized by a Stillwater nonprofit known as The Locals. Log Jam organizers are returning to the festival’s roots, to the time when it was a community-oriented festival where [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow