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The Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of Transportation have identified Ames/Lunda Joint Venture as the apparent low bidder to lead construction of the St. Croix Crossing bridge superstructure contract. MnDOT says it will closely review the selected bid to ensure the contractor meets specifications. Ames/Lunda’s $380 million bid includes a price component and a time component — [...]

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The Stillwater Library Board and Stillwater City Council met on Tuesday, Oct. 29, to discuss Councilman Tom Weidner’s August budget question regarding the city library teaming up with the county library system to help with the library budget. The meeting comes a few months after the question was asked because scheduling conflicts had appeared. “We [...]

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The fourth and final summer festival group, The Locals, gave its presentation to a packed crowd at Stillwater City Hall Tuesday, Oct. 29. The group was given the opportunity to present its proposal after council members asked to hear from them at the council’s meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 15, after highlighting the other festival proposals, [...]

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As today, people in Stillwater a hundred years ago worked very hard to make a living. Those people working in the lumber industry such as the undercutters, sawyers, cooks and river pigs took pride in their work. The lawyers, business owners and even the clerks worked hard for every dollar that they made. All sorts [...]

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When Sam Hansen,13, met with a team of nine other home-school students from the Stillwater area at the beginning of September, they had a bunch of raw materials a few motors and six weeks to complete one daunting task: build a robot that would simulate the process of building a computer chip. Sam and the [...]

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A gun range, retail space and Airsoft practice facility will replace the abandoned Denny Hecker Ford dealership at the southeast corner of Highway 36 and Stillwater Boulevard in Oak Park Heights. Minnesota Outdoor Shooting Sports hopes to open the Minnesota Shooting Academy on the site by July 1 next year. The city council approved the [...]

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