City Of Stillwater Prepared To Build 15-Foot Dike Ahead Of Spring FloodingAhead of the spring thaw, city crews have been clearing away snow piles in downtown. On Monday, March 18, all parking lots east of Water Street will be closed so flood planning can begin.
Stillwater Man Admits To Staging Overdose Of His Girlfriend He KilledA Stillwater man, Ivan Walker admitted to strangling his girlfriend, and putting a cocaine-laced straw in her nose to make it look like an overdose. Then, raping her 16-year-old relative.
Atty’s Office: Officer’s Use Of Force Justified In Fatal Stillwater ShootingThe Washington County Attorney’s Office is declining to issue charges in a fatal officer-involved shooting last November.
UPDATE: Missing Stillwater Man Found Dead In RosevilleRoseville police say Ralph Latrez Bell’s body was found on March 22 in Roseville. An autopsy was completed and the preliminary manner of death is suicide.
Stillwater Police Seek Help Locating Missing 24-Year-OldPolice are asking for assistance in locating a 24-year-old Stillwater man who has been missing since Dec. 20.
Car Slams Into Stillwater Home Early Sunday MorningOne man is in custody after he drove his car through the front of a fourplex in Stillwater.
Excitement Builds Over Excelsior Ice CastleIce on Lake Minnetonka this time of year is normal. But ice -- soon to be in the form of a crystal castle -- is a new and welcomed site even in its early stages.
Local World War II Paratrooper Receives Highest French MedalIn a Veterans of Foreign Wars hall, spilling over with guests, 95-year-old Bob Webber was at the center of attention. "I was in the mortar platoon, I done everything," Webber explained. He was reminiscing about his service during World War II when he served as a paratrooper in the 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment.
Shoppers Think Local On Small Business SaturdayThousands of people shopped locally to support Small Business Saturday. In downtown Stillwater, you can find window shoppers, people hustling and bustling with bags full of gifts, and lots and lots of ornaments. Jim Beboer and his family make it a point to shop small this holiday season. They visited Käthe Wohlfahrt of America, which specializes in Christmas ornaments made in Germany.
Call On Suicidal Man In Stillwater Ends In Fatal Police ShootingAuthorities in the east metro say a man is dead after an officer shot him early Wednesday morning while responding to a call of a suicidal individual.
Officer Parise’s Procession Saddens Stillwater ResidentsIn a town with historic ties to people working in corrections, Stillwater residents are sharing the sadness. Stillwater Mayor Ted Kozlowski stood on the corner of Churchill and Fourth streets Tuesday to pay his final respects to fallen corrections officer Joseph Parise.
Landscaper Saves Children From Stillwater House FireA Stillwater family is safe after a terrifying afternoon.
Inmate Accused Of Killing Officer Indicted On 1st-Degree Murder ChargesAn inmate at the Stillwater prison is now facing a first-degree murder charge in the beating death of a corrections officer last month.
Woman Arrested After Driving Under Influence With Child In CarThe woman and child were treated for minor injuries the woman was detained.
Funeral Set For Stillwater Corrections OfficerOfficer Joe Gomm died Wednesday after an inmate, serving time for a 2002 murder, attacked him.