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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The number of reported cases of the coronavirus increased by 3,406 and the number of deaths from the virus increased by 10, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reported on Sunday.

Our shelter is imposing new policies during Stillwater’s state of emergency. Until all City of Stillwater restrictions have been lifted we will not be taking owned pets except for in emergency situations. We will be taking in found pets from inside the City limits of Stillwater.  Please call…

The 2020 Payne County Cattle Producers annual meeting and trade show was held Thursday night, Oct. 29, at the Expo Center. The evening and events were a huge success with approximately 130 attending.

I’m fortunate to have been born and raised in the same town with nearly all of my cousins. We grew up congregating at our grandparents’ house, whether for the holidays or just to enjoy each other’s company. I may not talk to my cousins often, now that we’re adults, but we are forever friends.

The Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Tobacco Endowment Settlement Trust on Thursday approved 13 incentive grants for communities and schools through the TSET Healthy Incentive Program.

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Happy Thanksgiving to all this week; a very special uniquely American holiday to celebrate, however you choose to do so, this atypical year.

Much of Oklahoma experienced an ice storm of epic proportions recently. It’s likely homeowners and business still are cleaning up tree limbs and debris. While ice storms aren’t new to the state, the timing of this latest weather event was unusual.

Payne County rare birds between midweek last week and when this column went to press included several excellent sightings at Lake Carl Blackwell, which comprised Red Phalarope, Pacific Loon, Surf Scoter, late Spotted Sandpiper, and Say’s Phoebe. Other birds of note include Mountain Bluebird,…

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With the only real discussion involving the procedure of adopting the ordinance, the Stillwater City Council unanimously passed the ordinance to extend the expiration date of the citywide mask mandate.

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For the Oklahoma State University Department of Theatre, the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic caused Director Jenny Lamb and the show selection committee to look at alternatives for student-centric productions this semester.

Wildly Brave is a regional dance company based in Stillwater, Oklahoma working with emerging dance artists throughout Oklahoma and Texas. The company creates dance through collaboration and a community centered approach with the intention of bringing more dance to the Stillwater area. 

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Having made their attentions publicly clear for some time, the Stillwater City Council on Monday night passed into second reading an ordinance that will extend the citywide mask mandate into February.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday appeared to acknowledge for the first time that Joe Biden won the White House, but made clear he would not concede and would keep trying to overturn the election result. Trump's statements came in tweets that included several baseless claims…

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Sometimes when damage occurs in the landscape, there’s little homeowners can do to prevent it. The recent ice storm is a good example of that. However, when wildlife comes in and causes damage, there are some steps that can be taken to help cut down on damage.

Just as the phone began to ring, panic set in. My mind raced as I tried to remember who I was calling. Thankfully I recognized the voice on the other end, and it came back to me.

Our shelter is imposing new policies during Stillwater’s state of emergency. Until all City of Stillwater restrictions have been lifted we will not be taking owned pets except for in emergency situations. We will be taking in found pets from inside the City limits of Stillwater.  Please call…

Marketing calves in fall can be a bit disconcerting.  The collection of influences on the market currently are difficult to sort through.  Conditions of feed and forage resources added to the supply and demand on the beef markets yields a situation that is, well probably what we could expect…

Migrants arriving in Payne County for November include Trumpeter and Tundra Swans, White-winged and Black Scoters, Long-tailed Duck, Common Goldeneye, Common Merganser, Iceland and Glaucous Gulls, Red-throated and Pacific Loons, Red Crossbill (usually type 2), Lapland and Smith’s Longspurs, …

When many people think about Japan their image is probably of a relatively small crowded island nation. That’s a partially, but not totally, accurate image. 

I have been truly blessed! I have shared my life with the most wonderful person I know – my bride of almost 50 years.

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In the final Global Briefing Series of the fall semester, Oklahoma State University professors held a discussion titled “Consequences of the Presidential Election on U.S. Global Engagement” on Thursday evening.

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A Cushing teenager was arrested last week after being overheard making a threatening statement at Cushing High School as the school day was ending, according to a statement issued by Cushing Public Schools.

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A driver in a white pickup crashed into a power pole Wednesday evening just west of the Washington/Lakeview intersection.

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