Stillwater

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July 19, 2019 - 6:16 am
A Wisconsin truck driver who pleaded guilty in a distracted-driving crash that killed a motorist in Lake Elmo was sentenced to one year in prison on Friday in Washington County court. 29-year-old Samuel Hicks of Independence, Wisc. was also sentenced to ten years on probation. He reached a plea...
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Dikes at Stillwater bridge
Entercom
May 06, 2019 - 6:00 am
With St. Croix River floodwaters receding to below flood levels at Stillwater, crews on Monday begin taking down a 15-foot-high temporary dike that went up more than a month ago along Lowell Park. City leaders say it may take up to ten days to unpile the sandbags, move away concrete barriers, and...
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Sloane Martin
March 20, 2019 - 5:46 am
Residents living along rivers and streams in Minnesota are preparing for the imminent rising waters. Some flood-prone areas are already seeing the water over their banks. Places like Henderson, Minn., sees its share of floods in a typical year, but Fire Chief Randy Tiegs tells WCCO-TV this year,...
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Sloane Martin
March 14, 2019 - 5:38 am
A Flood Watch is in effect for the Metro through Thursday evening with more rain on the way, and places like Stillwater are taking precautions. Perched on the edge of the St. Croix River, city crews are preparing for it to rise in the coming days and weeks. "We're basically trying to get all the...
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Stillwater bridge
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Al Schoch
March 04, 2019 - 8:30 am
Spring flooding along the St. Croix River is something communities prepare for on a routine basis. This year, that high water may set records, after all the snow that fell in the past month. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service reports the state's snowpack at 18...
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Photo of missing man
Washington County sheriff's office
December 30, 2018 - 7:51 am
Stillwater police are asking the public's help finding a missing 24-year-old man. Authorities say Ralph Latrez Bell was last seen at his home in Stillwater on December 20th. The car that Bell was believed to be driving was found in Roseville that same night. It was unoccupied with the engine idling...
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Police Sirens
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Sloane Martin
November 21, 2018 - 5:09 am
Police shot and killed a man in the east metro overnight. According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, officers from the Stillwater, Bayport and Oak Park Heights police departments responded to a suicidal man in the 1200 block of 4th Street South at about 1 a.m. "Officers made contact with...
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Sloane Martin
June 09, 2018 - 2:18 pm
The Twins weren't the only team on the diamond this weekend. Softball champions were crowned in all four classes at Caswell Park in North Mankato. New York Mills in Class A repeated as state champs with a win over second-seeded Edgerton-Southwest Minnesota Christian. The Eagles led 8-1, but...
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