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Residents can follow the yellow brick road to Stillwater Area High School’s auditorium this weekend to see area students perform their fall production, “Wizard of Oz,” directed by Haeri Tollefson. “We chose it (The Wizard of Oz) because we had a lot of talented kids this year. We had sophomores that really shined as ninth [...]

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Trio makes vintage profit with shop in Afton Behind the doors of 3912 St. Croix Trail in Afton awaits a place where old things get a new twist at {3:17} Vintage Furniture and Home Decor. An Oakdale trio is working on turning a shared hobby for refinishing furniture, crafting and creating connections into a new [...]

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Lift Bridge Brewing Co. in Stillwater hosted “The Big Carve,” a family-friendly event Oct. 23. Guests chose from a wagon full of Bergmann Farms pumpkins to carve and heard music from the Roe Family Singers. There was also food and beer or root beer for the whole family. Gazette Staff Photos by Jonathan Young

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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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Vicki Anderson, of Stillwater, was driving to pick up her husband on a Friday afternoon when she got the call — she had breast cancer. “A complete stranger called and gave me the news,” she said. That was May 23, 2012, and it marked the beginning of a difficult road. Initially, Anderson had trouble admitting [...]

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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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