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Category 5 hurricanes have hit 6 land areas dead-on in 2017, more than ever before
Likely cougar caught on camera in southern Minnesota
McCain says he will vote 'no' for GOP health-care bill, dealing major blow to repeal effort
A short history of 'dotard,' the arcane insult Kim Jong Un used in his threat against Trump
Woman badly injured when car strikes horse in roadway
NFL vows 'vigorous' fight against Aaron Hernandez CTE lawsuit
AUTO RACING: Paul Bunyan Stampede postponed
Vikings QB Bradford to miss second straight game
Injured Vikings QB Sam Bradford expected to miss second straight game
Youth soccer event set for Saturday
Warren Donald Dufseth
Melvin "Pat" Gilstad
William James Sliney
Pearl Rose (Eldridge) Keenan
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Oh, what a delight to teach history today!
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Traditional knowledge and science: A new form of justice
EVAN HAZARD: Threescore and Ten: Tuna and "dirty rice?"
ART LEE COLUMN: The most significant event of our time
SUE BRUNS COLUMN: You don't have to go far to see something new
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
PATT RALL COLUMN: Timely notice can help with attendance
Around the Arts, September 17
Landing a lunker: Gallery North celebrates new location with mural
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Making a correct call on the Becida Barred Owl
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Extended fall weather on the water
American Painted Lady butterflies migrate through area
MASTER GARDENERS: Fall in the perennial garden
Looking at levels: New management plan possibly to come to Rabideau Lake
Jeff & Becky Musburger
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Mathews has done a great job for our city
September 21, 2017
Licensing delays leave hundreds of Stillwater-area students without buses
STILLWATER, Minn. — Delays at Minnesota's licensing bureaus left about 600 Stillwater-area students waiting up to two hours to get home...
18 hours 11 min ago
September 20, 2017
Stillwater native, promoting anti-bullying platform, crowned Miss North Dakota
A 23-year-old Fargo woman has been crowned Miss North Dakota 2017 by the Miss North Dakota Scholarship Organization, Inc. Previously Miss West...
September 20, 2017 - 4:10pm
September 10, 2017
Not a boon for all: New St. Croix bridge cripples some Wisconsin businesses
STILLWATER, Minn. — Al Severson takes the new St. Croix River bridge to Stillwater or St. Paul. But the same bridge is probably going to...
September 10, 2017 - 6:00am
September 7, 2017
'A great 15-minute fight': Record catfish caught in Minnesota
STILLWATER, Minn. — The St. Croix River has yielded a record-setting catfish. On Aug. 2, Mark Mosby of St. Anthony landed a 52½-inch...
September 7, 2017 - 11:31am
August 8, 2017
Stillwater state prison lifts lockdown 4 days after fight
BAYPORT, Minn. -- The Stillwater prison, on lockdown since a fight broke out among inmates on Saturday, is returning to normal operation, prison...
August 8, 2017 - 4:35pm
August 3, 2017
People line up for miles to be first ones to cross major new Minnesota-Wisconsin bridge
STILLWATER, Minn.--Hundreds of cars lined up on Minnesota 36 in Oak Park Heights on Wednesday night, Aug. 2, to cross the new St. Croix River...
August 3, 2017 - 9:18am
August 2, 2017
1931 car to be last to cross Stillwater lift bridge as massive new bridge opens
STILLWATER, Minn.—It's still a mystery who will be first to drive across the new St. Croix River bridge once it officially opens to traffic,...
August 2, 2017 - 8:24am
July 22, 2017
Farewell, lift bridge. Good riddance, traffic: Stillwater downtown businesses are giddy over a future without daily congestion created by iconic bridge
STILLWATER, Minn. — When Brine's Bar and Restaurant was founded as a meat market in downtown Stillwater in 1958, people already were talking...
July 22, 2017 - 4:27pm
May 11, 2017
Two men admit smuggling in the largest load of untaxed tobacco in Minnesota history
STILLWATER, Minn. --Two Illinois men accused of smuggling in the largest load of untaxed tobacco in Minnesota history have pleaded guilty to...
May 11, 2017 - 3:20pm
January 25, 2017
Court panel asked to overturn Stillwater school closings
STILLWATER, Minn. — Nearly a year after Stillwater school board members made the controversial decision to close three elementary schools, opponents of that move asked an appellate court panel to overturn it. Frederic “Fritz” Knaak, attorney for the parent opposition group 834...
January 25, 2017 - 1:00am
December 8, 2016
It’s perfect weather to make an ice castle
STILLWATER, Minn. -- Turns out it takes 16 hours to transform downtown Stillwater into a winter wonderland. Crews building a gigantic ice castle...
December 8, 2016 - 4:02pm
September 29, 2016
He wanted it. He’s building it. Terry Zoller’s Stillwater ties stretch back for generations, and he’ll be leaving his own mark on his beloved hometown with the St. Croix Crossing
STILLWATER, Minn. — Terry Zoller has a unique perspective for a Minnesota Department of Transportation employee working on the new St. Croix...
September 29, 2016 - 4:50am
December 6, 2013
Murder charges expected in prisoner’s death
STILLWATER, Minn. -- The Washington County Attorney’s Office is expected to file murder charges against an Oak Park Heights prison inmate who allegedly strangled a fellow prisoner Monday, authorities said. Inmate Shane Lawrence Cooper, 30, was found dead Monday on the floor...
December 6, 2013 - 8:59am