Friends and family of former Lumberjack Days organizer David Eckberg filled the courtroom April 18 to hear his sentence after he plead guilty to writing dishonored checks. Judge Susan Miles sentenced Eckberg to probation for one year, a fine of $1,000, and 240 hours of community service in the next six months. She ordered restitution [...]

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Although homelessness is an increasing problem in Washington County, several organizations are stepping up to help. Over the past three years two churches in the area have decided to help those who are dealing with homelessness, and the nonprofit Canvas Health is working to start a host home program for youth. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church [...]

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  WHITE BEAR LAKE — Trevor Dudar continued his strong pitching this spring to help lead Stillwater to a 14-1 victory over White Bear Lake in Tuesday’s Suburban East Conference baseball game. The right-hander gave up one run in the bottom of the first, but allowed just one hit and one walk with 10 strikeouts [...]

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As the banks of the St. Croix river continue to swell after heavy snowfall, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has imposed a no-wake restriction to minimize shoreline damage. Boaters on the St. Croix between Taylors Falls and Prescott must operate at slow no-wake speeds when the river’s level reaches 83 feet at Stillwater. [...]

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  OAK PARK HEIGHTS — Stillwater did not wilt after facing an early six-run deficit, but Park was able to work out of a sticky situation in the bottom of the seventh inning of a 9-8 Suburban East Conference softball victory over the Ponies on Monday at Stillwater Area High School. It was the first [...]

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The Croix Chordsmen a cappella chorus will perform its 2014 concert with two shows at 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 26. This year, the Chordsmen will present a collection of familiar songs from a plethora of movies old and new. In addition, the Chordsmen will welcome some special guests to their stage. The [...]

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A familiar face is expected to step in as the interim superintendent chair after Superintendent Cory Lunn leaves for his new position at Johnston School District in Iowa. The chair of the personnel committee and school board chair, Tom Lehmann informed the board during its April 10 meeting that former interim superintendent Tom Nelson has [...]

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