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Becky Mazzara returns after updating her license

Becky Mazzara returns after updating her license

Brianne Johnson, Layout Editor

December 18, 2019

ASL teacher Becky Mazzara has returned to teaching. In August, Mazzara found out she would not teach this year unless her license was up to state standards. Mazzara spent the last few months working on her state teaching portfolio, so she could return to what she loves most, teaching. "When she found...

Annual Warden’s House event arrests attention

Annual Warden’s House event arrests attention

Christopher Gilleo, Photograph Editor

January 16, 2016

Warm air, sweet smells, kind faces and delightful music could all be found on Dec. 13 at the Warden's House. Every year the Washington County Historical Society hosts a highly regarded get-together at the Warden's House. Local authors are invited to explain their books and tell the story behind their careers.  This allows le...

Ironman Bicycle Ride hits Stillwater roads

Ironman Bicycle Ride hits Stillwater roads

Clay Knoll, Advertising Editor

May 13, 2015

On April 26, the 49th Minnesota Ironman Bicycle Ride took place in the St. Croix area. The bike ride is considered the season opener in the state and has moved around since it started in 1967. Only a few years ago it’s location became the Scenic St. Croix River Valley. Over 100,000 participants have been ...

Marijuana Wax becoming an issue in Washington County

Marijuana Wax becoming an issue in Washington County

Lucy Langmack, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2015

The rising conflict of marijuana in America will not stop. From thousands of arrests for marijuana possession to Colorado legalization to marijuana use for medical reasons, the long journey of this psychedelic drug has made its way to Washington County. Teens face the growing issue of marijuana use in the ...

Collecting, preserving and disseminating Washington County’s history

Collecting, preserving and disseminating Washington County’s history

Alex Pierson

May 2, 2014

The Washington County Historical Society was founded on April 11, 1934.  The society just celebrated its 80 year anniversary and is currently operating three museums.  Also, the historical society has been running on donations and small museum fees for all 80 years.  The three museums that the historical society runs are i...

State provides money for cleaner lakes and rivers

State provides money for cleaner lakes and rivers

Rose Bruschu

April 24, 2014

The state is providing more than $1 million in grants to help clean lakes and rivers across Washington County and restore their surrounding areas. The money will come from state Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment funds. The money is raised through a 0.375 percent sales tax that was approved b...

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