Sparks! Social Enterprise Camp – June 19 – 23, 2017

What’s a Social Enterprise?  A “social enterprise” is a unique type of business created to both make money AND make a difference (one great example of a local social enterprise run by students is Love Your Melon).  At Sparks! Camp you’ll work with other students to create your own social … Continue reading

2016 Grants Support Youth Mental Health from Birth through Junior High

In any given year approximately 13% – 20% percent of children and youth under the age of 18 will experience a mental health disorder. With this statistic from the Center for Disease Control in mind, the Stillwater Area Foundation recently issued financial grants to three different organizations that are addressing … Continue reading

Stillwater Area Foundation Accepting Grant Proposals for Mental Health Services

Stillwater, Minn. – The Stillwater Area Foundation (SAF) is pleased to announce that they will be accepting grant proposals this year from nonprofit mental health services organizations within the greater Stillwater area, which covers approximately the same area as school District 834. The deadline for submission of proposals will be … Continue reading

A Stillwater time machine: New app will show what city looked like in the past

Published June 20, 2016 at 12:44 pm By Kim Thompson, Contributing Writer Imagine standing on the North Hill river bluff overlooking the modern condominiums there, and then being allowed to view the once-present territorial prison, warden’s house and manual labor complex from the exact same angle using your phone. Supplemental … Continue reading

Here’s a great idea for Stillwater: See it now, see it then

By Mary Divine | mdivine@pioneerpress.com May 26, 2016 Robert Molenda knows a great idea when he hears one. When Molenda learned about a new interactive mobile application for sharing historical photos and videos, he immediately thought about using it in Stillwater. Molenda is this year’s winner of the Stillwater Area … Continue reading