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This weekend could mark the end of an era for the Greeder-Hinds-Comfort VFW Post 323 in Oak Park Heights. When it came to a choice between selling its building or forfeiting the building in lieu of taxes, the post chose to sell. It is putting its’ building and the contents up for auction at 11 [...]

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Motorists and area residents will experience a two-week closure of Lookout Trail in Oak Park Heights beginning Monday, Oct. 21, weather permitting, as part of the St. Croix Crossing construction. Through-traffic should follow the marked detour, and area residents will always be able to access their homes, according to project officials. Crews will complete utility [...]

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Three groups made presentations to Stillwater City Council about what their ideas would be for a summer festival in 2014, while council opted to wait to ask more questions, get feedback and hear from a fourth group, The Locals, that had also submitted a festival proposal, before the council makes a final decision. Groups that [...]

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Secondary schools in the district presented their goals and site plans for the upcoming school year to the Stillwater School Board at Thursday night’s meeting. The site plans provided by the district call for increased test scores, improved teacher evaluation and increased community building. This year will be the first year that 100 percent of [...]

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Sheriff Thomas Maher spends 30 years as the county’s top lawman BY BRENT PETERSON – GAZETTE COLUMNIST Keeping the peace in some of the rowdiest and wildest areas of Minnesota was not easy. There was gunfire in the streets when the lumberjacks returned from the woods, fights in saloons spilled into the streets. During Prohibition, [...]

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