September 2006

Tue
26
Sep

Washington County Library kids exceed their goal

Washington County Librarians issued a challenge to library kids during summer 2006, read for 30,000 hours, and they did it. The total number of hours reported is now 34,787.75.

Tue
26
Sep

County chemical health initiative receives grant

An initiative aimed at reducing student chemical abuse and improving educational outcomes with a collaborative approach got a boost recently with a $5,000 grant from the Target Corporation.

Tue
26
Sep

Levy for Learning questions: their purpose and property tax impact

The previous column explained the underlying reasons why the Stillwater Area Public Schools Board of Education voted to place the two Levy for Learning questions on this year's general election ballot.

Tue
26
Sep

Washington County Soldiers and Sailors monument restoration project

Washington County Historic Courthouse staff and concerned citizens are working together to restore the Soldiers and Sailors monument that stands on the Historic Courthouse grounds at the corner of Fourth and Pine Streets in Stillwater.

Tue
26
Sep

Woman's reading club

The 120-year-old Stillwater Woman's Reading Club will meet on Monday, Oct. 2 for a tour of the new Stillwater Library at 1 p.m. The staff will provide a guided tour.

Visitors and guests are invited. For more information call Pat Bourman at 351-0095.

Tue
26
Sep

Commercial taxes may decrease homeowners' burden

Residential property owners in Oakdale are looking at some tax relief in the 2007 proposed budget, mainly because of the increasing commercial development in the city.

Tue
26
Sep

Unsafe private wells gush to 147

Beginning with only eight homes in the Tablyn Park neighborhood back in March of 2005, the number of Lake Elmo households that have been advised to stop drinking their private well water has grown significantly, to 147, Minnesota Health Department researchers announced earlier this month.

Tue
26
Sep

Running for freedom

The average 41-year-old voter casting their ballot at their local City Hall may not think twice about the right they have had for many years.

Tue
26
Sep

Shooting claims 2 lives, orphans 4

As news cameras and reporters gathered in front of a police barricade in the northwest corner of Lakeland Township the drizzly morning of Sept. 22, a woman driving past slowed her blue sedan long enough to take in the bustling scene.

Tue
26
Sep

Shooting claims 2 lives, orphans 4

As news cameras and reporters gathered in front of a police barricade in the northwest corner of Lakeland Township the drizzly morning of Sept. 22, a woman driving past slowed her blue sedan long enough to take in the bustling scene.

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