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Council, chamber to discuss downtown plowing district It won’t be long before snow flies, and the Stillwater City Council is considering an idea to remove snow from the downtown area within one to two days of a snowfall. The council and Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Todd Streeter decided Tuesday to discuss with […]

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Few local impacts yet beyond closing of scenic riverway The St. Croix Valley can only watch and wait as the partial shutdown of the federal government that enters its second day today. The most immediate impact of the shutdown is the closing of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway by the National Park Service and […]

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A preliminary proposed 2013 property tax levy payable in 2014 was presented to the Independent School District 834 Board Thursday by the district Director of Finance Kristen Hoheisel. The preliminary levy is split into three main categories: a general fund, community service, and debt service levies. The board is required to approve a preliminary levy […]

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Lois Kohns ends an era by selling her collection of Santas For almost three decades, Richard and Lois Kohns welcomed people into their Stillwater home during the holiday season to see their collection of nearly 10,000 Santas. Now, people will get the chance to buy much of the Kohns’ collection. The couple decided that last […]

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Officials expect to award span superstructure contract in November As the calendar turns to October, the St. Croix Crossing project nears the end of it’s first season with work wrapping up soon on various pier foundations in the St. Croix River and the new Minnesota 36 and 95 interchange. Pier foundation work is beginning to […]

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Children and adults have seen the signs, the backpacks and Chomp, the giant carrot, promoting PowerUp, Lakeview’s community-wide initiative to make better eating and physical activity easy and fun for kids and the St. Croix Valley. But behind all the fun, games and the giant carrot is a serious mission to help kids grow healthy. […]

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