New app takes you inside Stillwater’s history

  Heidi Wigdahl, KARE 7:22 PM. CDT July 11, 2017 STILLWATER, Minn. — A new web-based application lets you discover Stillwater through a lens of the past. Lens Flare Stillwater launched on June 30; the free app can be accessed through its website. The app allows users to take a … Continue reading

5th Annual GREAT IDEA CHALLENGE COMPETITION Winners, Honors Students

Stillwater Area Foundation Announces 5th Annual GREAT IDEA CHALLENGE COMPETITION Winners, Honors Students Stillwater, MN: The Stillwater Area Foundation is pleased to announce that Sara Jespersen of “Beautify the Stillwater Stairs” is the winner of the fifth annual $10,000 Great Idea Competition, which was presented at the Foundation’s annual reception … 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

Giant sculptures take up residence in Stillwater, Hastings

By Mary Divine | mdivine@pioneerpress.com June 2, 2016 The news from downtown Stillwater, Wednesday morning: A dragonfly landed on North Main Street, a chokecherry tree was planted on the pedestrian plaza near Lowell Park, and two ballerinas twirled down South Main Street. “This is gorgeous. Very, very nice,” said Stillwater Township … Continue reading

GREAT IDEA CHALLENGE Winners, Honors Students

The Stillwater Area Foundation Announces its 4th Annual GREAT IDEA CHALLENGE Winners, Honors Students The Stillwater Area Foundation is pleased to announce that Robert Molenda of Pivot Stillwater is the winner of the fourth annual $10,000 Great Idea Award, which was presented at the Foundation’s annual reception and fundraiser at … Continue reading

Final Deadline Fast Approaching for the 4th Annual GREAT IDEA CHALLENGE

The 4th Annual GREAT IDEA CHALLENGE deadline is quickly approaching. The Stillwater Area Foundation will be accepting applications through April 15, 2016.   How can the Challenge’s $10,000 grant help you bring your innovative GREAT IDEA to life to enhance our community’s quality of life, strengthen local connections and enhance community … Continue reading

Great Idea Challenge 2016

Do you (or someone you know) have an idea that will make the Stillwater Area an even better place to live, work and play? The Stillwater Area includes: Lake Elmo, Bayport, Marine-on-St. Croix, Oak Park Heights, West Lakeland Township, Stillwater Township and Stillwater. The Stillwater Area Foundation’s 4th Annual Great … Continue reading

4th Annual Great Idea Challenge

The 4th Annual GREAT IDEA CHALLENGE is right around the corner. The Stillwater Area Foundation will open the 2016 Challenge on January 1, 2016. Now is the time for local community members to begin thinking about how the Challenge’s $10,000 award grant could help them bring their innovative GREAT IDEA … Continue reading

3rd Annual Great Idea Competition applications

The Stillwater Area Foundation is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Great Idea Competition. The goal of the Great Idea Competition is to inspire and develop creative ideas to address community needs and improve the quality of life for residents of the Stillwater Area (including Lake Elmo, Bayport, Oak Park … Continue reading