The mayor of Stillwater stepped down Friday afternoon. Former mayor Ken Harycki posted on his Facebook page that he did not intend to run for a third term as mayor back in May.
This Friday marks the 80th anniversary of the Stillwater Lumberjack Days Celebration. The festival ended a couple of years ago after a financial scandal involving the past promoter. This year, the city asked a group of locals to bring back the festival under the new name ‘Log Jam.’
The future of Lily Lake is up in the air after a young boy died from a parasitic amoeba. Nine-year-old Jack Ariola Erenberg died earlier this month. His death came two years after Stillwater child, Anne Bahneman, died from contracting a similar amoeba in Lily Lake.
With spring flooding closing in, the City of Stillwater is looking for volunteers to help fill sandbags.