Those associated with Franconia Sculpture Park have had Saturday circled on their calendars for a long time.
Midco threw a big celebration for Scandia on Wednesday, Sept. 16, to celebrate the build out of a million-dollar Internet expansion project. The project was government/private business collaboration between Scandia, Midco and Minnesota DEED.
The Take Action Conserve Our Scandia is partnering with the Marine Community Library and River Radio to present an online Candidate Forum for Scandia mayoral and city council candidates on Wednesday, September 30th.
The September 10 Marine City Council meeting kicked off with a report from the Marine Library Association on its slate of fall activities. In addition to a redesign of its website and interior space, River Radio and event programming begins this month.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Cottage Grove Police and Fire Departments began the search for a missing plane on the evening of Sunday, September 13. They were assisted with the search by the Stillwater Fire Department and the South Metro Fire Department.
Midco is furthering its mission to bring broadband services to areas of Minnesota that are unserved or underserved. A ribbon cutting is scheduled for Sept. 16 in which the City and Midco will celebrate the communications company’s expansion of its Internet services.
In observance of the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and in accordance with a proclamation issued by the President, Governor Tim Walz has ordered that all United States flags and Minnesota flags be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the S…
WASHINGTON, D.C.—One Minnesota student has been named as a National Youth and Young Adult Ambassador by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for demonstrating leadership in fighting tobacco use in their communities.
The St. Croix Valley’s own live “radio” program, broadcast via the Internet, is back for its second season. River Radio produced and hosted by Jim Maher and Gayle Knutson and presented in partnership with the Marine Community Library, resumes on Saturday morning, Sept. 12.
At the Sept. 3, board of supervisors meeting Mike Isensee of the Carnelian-Marine-St. Croix Watershed District (CMSCWD) explained the results of a community engagement process that secured feedback from 310 residents in watershed communities. A citizen advisory committee, which includes five…
To help support local artists, Marine on St. Croix resident Cecily Harris is holding a one-day Marine artist Popup sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12, at 710 Broadway Street in Marine.
The Washington County Historical Society is pleased to hold a free outdoor movie screening of Roger Corman’s Little Shop of Horrors. This horror comedy film is about a clumsy florist’s assistant who cultivates a plant that feeds on human blood. The film was the basis for an off Broadway musi…
The League of Women Voters of White Bear Lake Area invite the public to submit questions in advance of virtual candidate forums planned for MN State House District 39A and B and MN State Senate District 29. Candidates who have confirmed participation so far include Josiah Hill, MN Senate Dis…
Sometimes you just have to jump in with both feet and try it…. the switch to distance learning this past spring by elementary and secondary teachers, and students, essentially happened overnight, with very little preparation time. Teachers across the state and the country dove in and did the…
River Grove announces its new teachers for the 2020-21 school year. The first day of school will be September 8. Students will either be attending school through hybrid model or 100 percent distance learning.
The COVID-19 Response Fund for the St. Croix Valley is launching a second wave of grantmaking on August 19. The fund will grant an additional $600,000 (approximate) to nonprofits focused on housing, utilities, and transportation and serving Chisago and Washington counties (Minnesota) and Bur…
County Attorney Pete Orput Thursday announced that James Edward Carter, 56, of Forest Lake, has been charged with three counts relating to sexual assault of two former juvenile students.
PowerUp, a community-wide initiative to make it easy and fun for families and kids to eat better and move more, is seeking youth leaders who want to create a culture of health and wellness in their school or community.
People of young and old come out for the Marine Mills Day community picnic at Burris Park on August 23. Events included a Founder's Day Observance Reading of the Proclamation, Log Cutting and music from Riverside Hitmen.
Goats are back this year to assist with vegetation management at Lake Elmo Park Reserve and residents are invited to learn about their tasks during tours.
Join classic car and train enthusiasts from across the region on September 9th from 5:00-9:00 pm. The Minnesota Transportation Museum is hosting a Classic Car and Train Show at the Jackson Street Roundhouse, 193 Pennsylvania Ave. E. in Saint Paul.
Washington County is opening applications for financial assistance for businesses in the county that have been negatively impacted through additional expenses or lost revenue due to closures during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Council members voted at the Aug. 13 City Council meeting to approve the long-in-the-making city ordinance on short-term rentals. Despite continued public concern over the ordinance, the Council requested only modest changes before unanimous approval.
The Minnesota Department of Health’s Public Health Laboratory has found vitamin E acetate in illicit vaping products associated with a recent outbreak of severe lung injury cases in the state.
Washington County Sheriff Dan Starry and County Attorney Pete Orput sent out the following press release regarding what happened in Hugo this weekend:
Thursday, Governor Walz announced that Minnesota has been recognized by the National Governors Association and Results for America for its use of evidence and data to improve results for Minnesotans.
After several months of discussion, a decision was reached at the August 6 meeting of the May Township Board of Supervisors to delay the Panorama stormwater project. The combined road and stormwater infrastructure project had an estimated cost of $360,000, of which a third would have come fr…
Right now, the American Red Cross has an emergency shortage of convalescent plasma, a potentially lifesaving treatment for patients with COVID-19. The Red Cross has seen demand for convalescent plasma more than double over the last month as the number of coronavirus cases increases across th…
Thursday, Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan, along with the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), announced Minnesota’s Safe Learning Plan for the 2020-21 School Year.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) last month announced that they have distributed small business emergency loans to 1,020 small businesses throughout Minnesota, helping them to survive the initial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Goats are back again this year to assist with vegetation management at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park and Lake Elmo Park Reserve and residents are invited to learn about their tasks during tours.