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