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Sheriff’s Office will now lease some vehicles The Washington County Sheriff’s Office will lease some of the vehicles that it uses for official Sheriff’s Office business, after the County Board approved the lease Oct. 22. Historically, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office has owned all of the vehicles in the fleet for use by employees to [...]

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The president of Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington was found dead of on his property in West Lakeland Township the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 22. The school announced to students at noon that day that President Jeff A. Nelson died of an apparent gunshot wound. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is treating the case [...]

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You’d never guess by looking at her that Charlotte Diggins has lived a century. The Stillwater resident celebrated her 100th birthday Oct. 12, but her mind is sharp and she still lives on her own. “Only thing that’s really wrong with me right now is my eyes,” she said. “I hope to be here a [...]

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Where were you on Nov. 22, 1963, when the 35th president of the United States, John F. Kennedy, was assassinated? On that date, 50 years ago, many recall where they were and what they were doing. The date and time of 12:30 CST is engraved in the memory banks of many. Former Isanti County resident [...]

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Century College is opening its theater season tomorrow with one of playwright Tennessee Williams’ lesser-known works, “The Night of the Iguana.” “I think it’s a little bit of an unsung hero in the Tennessee Williams canon,” said Twin Cities actor and guest director Sean Dooley. Dooley believes Williams was at the top of his game [...]

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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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