Miscellaneous

Mpls. / St. Paul Sites

City of Minneapolis

Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce

City of St. Paul

St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce

City Pages

craigslist Minneapolis/St. Paul

Met Council

Metromix Twin Cities

Minnesota Compass: Twin Cities

MinnesotaHelp.Info

Mpls/St.Paul Magazine

Saint Paul Almanac

See also . . .

ipl2.org, “Information You Can Trust ” from the Internet Public Library. Identify web resources by topic of interest.

Best Free Reference Web Sites Index, from the American Library Association.

Audiovisual Media Equipment Rental 

Allied Camera Repair, (651) 439-9032. Slide projectors. Call for information.

Johnny’s TV, (651) 439-5965. Rents some AV equipment. Call for details.

Stillwater Public Library, (651) 275-4338. Library has media equipment is available for in-library use and for groups using the library’s meeting rooms.

See also: Peggy Kelly Media Arts Studio, Edina Art Center, Edina, MN, (952) 903-5782. Rents 8mm, Super8mm, 16mm movie projectors, slide projectors and overhead projectors. (No LCD video projectors.) Program and equipment for transferring home movies, slides, photos, audio cassettes and records to CD or DVD.

Bulletin Boards (Community)

City of Stillwater, City Hall, (651) 430-8800.

Cub Foods, (651) 430-2350. Stillwater store.

Len’s Family Foods, (651) 439-3515.

River Market Community Co-op, (651) 439-0366.

Business and Commercial Links

Contact or check the web site of the Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce, (651) 439-4001, and the Stillwater and Oak Park Heights Convention and Visitors Bureau, (651) 351-1717

Cemeteries

Fairview Cemetery Association, (651) 439-6156.

Church of St. Michael Catholic Church, Cemetery. Administered by the Church of St. Charles, Bayport, MN, (651) 439-4511.

St. Croix Collection, Stillwater Public Library, (651) 275-4338. Historical cemetery Donations (See also: “Recyling, Reuse, and Waste Management”)

American Red Cross, St. Croix Valley Chapter, (651) 439-0031.

Community Thread, (651) 439-7434.

Goodwill Industries Inc./ Easter Seals MN, (651) 439-4207. Stillwater store.

Valley Outreach, (651) 430-2739. Food shelf, women’s clothing, and emergency fund.

Emergency Services

For life threatening emergencies, call: 9-1-1
For social service assistance, call: 2-1-1

Fire Department, City of Stillwater, Non-emergency phone, (651) 351-4963

Police Department, City of Stillwater, Non-emergency phone, (651) 351-4900.

Washington County

Community Services, 651-430-6455. Emergency Social Service (After Hours), (651) 291-6795.

Crisis Services, (651) 777-5222 (Mental health emergency phone number, Canvas Health.)

Emergency Management, (651) 430-7938. Information and links for emergency preparedness.

Sheriff’s Office, (651) 430-7600.

See also: 

American Red Cross, St. Croix Valley Chapter, 651-439-0031.

MinnesotaHelp.info, Online directory of human services resources sponsored by Minnesota Board on Aging and Minnesota Department of Human Services.

United Way 2-1-1 Telephone 2-1-1 for referral to community and human services.

Events Calendars

ArtReach St. Croix, (651) 439-1465.

City of Stillwater, (651) 430-8800. Special Events Calendar.

Community Education (Stillwater Area Public Schools), (651) 351-8300. Publishes a quarterly catalog of classes and activities.

Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce, (651) 439-4001. Maintains a broad-based online events calendar for the area. See also: Discoverstillwater.com and Stillwater A to Z.

Stillwater Area High School, Stillwater Area Public Schools, (651) 351-8040. Web site includes information about athletics and and other activities.

Stillwater Area Public Schools (District 834), (651) 351-8340.

Stillwater Current Webbased organization that provides local news and information.

Washington County Government, (651) 430-6000.

Fax Service for Public Use

Bayport Public Library, (651) 275-4416.

Cub Foods, (651) 430-2350. Service Center at Stillwater store.

FedExOffice, (651) 275-0842

Len’s Family Foods, 651-439-3515

OfficeMax, (651) 351-0357.

UPS Store, (651) 351-7200.

Washington County Law Library, (651) 430-6330.

Washington County Government provides faxing service for customers doing business with the county at the Government Center, (651) 430-6000, or the Stillwater License Center, (651) 275-7000, in Valley Ridge Mall.

Houses, Buildings, and Property 

City of Stillwater, (651) 430-8800, See “Online Property Information Lookup”, “Heirloom Homes and Landmark Sites” database, “Neighborhood Histories”, and more.

St. Croix Collection, Stillwater Public Library, (651) 275-4338. Resources helpful for house history research.

Washington County, Property Records and Taxpayer Services. (651) 430-6175. Numerous online databases relating to properties, appraisals, and taxes are available.

Washington County Historical Society, (651) 439-5956. Resources helpful for house history research. 

See also: Minnesota Historical Society, (651) 259-3000. See their Building and House History, and Minnesota’s National Register Properties.

Housing

City of Stillwater, (651) 430-8800.

Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Washington County, (651) 458-0936.

Washington County, (651) 430-6000.

See also:

HousingResource Center, (651) 228-1077. A program of the Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation to finance owner-occupied residential rehabilitation projects.

Minnesota Attorney General’s Office, (651) 296-3353. Resources related to housing, e.g. landlord/tenant relations; home buying, selling, and rehabilitating; legislative initiatives; and more.

Senior Housing Directory.

Twin Cities Senior Housing Guide, (651) 690-3141.

Latitude, Longitude, and Elevation

City of Stillwater (U. S. Geological Survey data).
Latitude: 45 degrees, 03 minutes, 23 seconds, North.
Longitude: 92 degrees, 49 minutes, 20 seconds, West.
Elevation: 690 feet above sea level.

Lumberjack Days (Suspended, 2012)

Map Resources (See also:Photographic and Other Visual Resources”.)

City of Stillwater, (651) 430-8800. General, parking, zoning, ward, and other Stillwater maps, many available for sale through their “web store” link.

Empson Archives, (651) 351-0172. Historical maps of Stillwater for sale.

St. Croix Collection, Stillwater Public Library, (651) 275-4338. Small collection of historical Stillwater and Washington County maps. See also, Other Libraries.

County Maps, Washington County, including highway, parks, and GIS/Interactive Maps Interactive map of property viewer.

Survey and Land Management, Washington County, (651) 430-6875. Provides variety of county and other maps for sale.
Washington County Conservation District, (651) 275-1136.

See also:

Metropolitan Council, (651) 602-1140. Variety of metro area map products, including regional parks.

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, (651) 296-6157. Variety of recreational and other interactive and printable maps.

Minnesota Department of Transportation, Geographic Information and Mapping. (651) 296-3000. State, county, and city maps, including the Official State Highway Map.

Minnesota History Center, (651) 259-3000. Minnesota historical maps online.

Minnesota’s Bookstore, (651) 297-3000. Catalog of wide range of Minnesota maps. Online ordering or retail outlet in St. Paul.

Minnesota Geospatial Information Office, 651-201-2499.

U. S. Geological Survey, Various map products. See especially, The National Map, “the nation’s topographic map for the 21st century.”

Mentor Programs

Partnership Plan, (651) 351-8402. Funding and programs to support projects that enrich the educational process for learners in the Stillwater area public schools. In collaboration with Stillwater Area Public Schools (District 834), (651) 351-8340.

Stillwater Family Resource Center, Ascend (formerly Episcopal Community Services), Ascension Episcopal Church, (651) 439-2641

News

St. Croix Valley news resources that cover the Stillwater area include:

Country Messenger *

Hudson Star-Observer

The Lowdown, St. Croix Valley Area *

Oakdale Lake Elmo Review 

St. Paul Pioneer Press *

Star-Tribune *

Stillwater Gazette *

Stillwater Pony Express *

* Hardcopy edition available at SPL. For free access to indexing and archival articles including the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Star-Tribune and hundreds more newspapers, see: Databases and Research Tools, a service of the library.

See also:

MinnPost.com

Politics in Minnesota 

Newspapers and Magazines for Sale

Local markets sell the Stillwater and St. Croix Valley papers, as well as the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Star Tribune. Coin operated boxes are available in locales around the city. Valley Bookseller, (651) 430-3385, sells selected regional and national newspapers.

Notary Service

City of Stillwater, (651) 430-8800. Available at City Hall.

Stillwater License Center, Washington County, (651) 275-7000.

Notary service is also often available at banks, copy centers (e.g. UPS Store, FedExOffice), and real estate offices.

Photocopy Service for Public Use

Bayport Public Library, (651) 275-4416.

Cub Foods, Service Center, (651) 430-2350.

FedExOffice, (651) 275-0842.

Kowalski’s Markets, (651) 439-9161.

Len’s Family Foods, (651) 439-3515.

OfficeMax, (651) 351-0357.

Stillwater Public Library, (651) 275-4338.

UPS Store, (651 ) 351-7200.

Washington County Government Center, (651) 430-6000.

http://www.washcolib.org/ branches, (651) 731-1320.

Photographic and Other Visual Resources (See also: “Map Resources”.)

City of Stillwater, (651) 430-8800. Including the “Heirloom Homes and Landmark Sites” program and more.

St. Croix Collection, Stillwater Public Library, (651) 275-4338. (See resources list.)

Washington County Historical Society, (651) 439-5956.

Minnesota Historical Society, (651-259-3000). Includes their “MHS Collections Online“, “KSTP Television archive“, and more.

Minnesota Reflections (Minnesota Digital Library).

TPT Video Archive, Twin Cities Public Television, (651) 222-1717.

Radio and Television

Central St. Croix Valley Joint Cable Communications Commission, (651) 439-8803.

KLBB AM 1220, (651) 439-5006. Twin Cities metro-wide signal.Covers Stillwater Ponies football. One of the last independently owned and operated stations in the Minnesota.

Valley Access Channels, (651) 430-2921.

WDGY/WMIN AM 630, (651) 436-4000.

WEVR FM 106.3, (651) 439-1111.

Recycling, Reuse, and Waste Management (See also: “Donations”.)

City of Stillwater, (651) 430-8800.  Trash and recycling information for city residents.

Washington County Government Programs

Environmental Center, Woodbury, (651) 430-6655. Hazardous waste recyling and other environmental services center. Includes the “Free Product Room” where eligible residents can pick up free paint, automotive parts, cleaning products and more.

Unused Medications Disposal, (651-430-6655) Dispose of unused and expired medications from households. Includes pet medications.

Public Health and Environment, (651) 430-6655. Includes Residential Disposal Guide; Take It Back Directory, and other recycling and waste resources.

Waste Management Corporation, (952) 890-1100. Residential waste contractor for the City of Stillwater.

See also:

Artstart’s Artscraps, (651) 698-ARTS. St. Paul, MN.

Books for Africa, (651) 602-9844. St. Paul, MN.

Twin Cities Free Market, (651) 430-6655. Get or give away reusable goods program.

Scanning Services

Bayport Public Library, (651) 275-4416.

Cub Foods, (651) 430-2350. At the service center.

FedExOffice, Oak Park Heights, (651) 275-0842, Provides personal computing and Internet access for a fee.

OfficeMax, (651) 351-0357.

Stillwater Public Library, (651)275-4338. The public, coin-operated photocopier may be used to copy documents to a portable USB drive. A scanner is available for uses in connection with the St. Croix Collection of local history.

UPS Store, (651) 351-7200.

Sports and Recreation (See also: “Parks and Trails”.)

Community Education, Stillwater Area Public Schools, (651) 351-8300. Classes and events, community swimming pools, and sporting and picnic equipment loans.

Lily Lake Ice Arena and Recreation Center, (651) 439-1337.

St. Croix Valley Athletic Association (V. A. A.), Info Line: (651) 439-9589.

St. Croix Valley Recreation Center, (651) 430-2601. Service of the City of Stillwater. Programs include skating lessons and wellness walking program. A city-sponsored outdoor skate park is also available near the recreation center.

Special Olympics: St. Croix Valley Lumberjacks.

Stillwater Area High School, Stillwater Area Public Schools, (651) 351-8030.

Twin Cities Trapeze Center, (651) 262-9477. Lessons currently given at trapeze facilities of Chuck and Sherri Mann, Marine-On-St. Croix.

Typewriters for Public Use


(We no longer know of a source for public use.)

Weather and Climate 

Climatology Working Group. Climate summaries for Stillwater, other metro locations, and Minnesota out state locations.

Metropolitan Council Environmental Services, (651) 439-4123. Official weather measurements service for the Stillwater area.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration