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Aren’t you enjoying this October weather? We may still be in The Twilight Zone but at least we have cooler weather.

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Downtown Stillwater is host to one of the world’s most popular gravel cycling events, The Mid South. Next year's event will be March 10-12. Riders and runners from around the globe will descend on Stillwater to test their mettle and have a good time doing it.

With fall coming on, deer rut (mating season) will be here soon. If you are new to the area, you might be surprised to learn that very few places are completely off limits to deer activity in Payne County. In other words, this message is not just for those with rural landscapes.

 The Stillwater Public Education Foundation has created a new fundraising campaign called Onward Arts. They've already launched the campaign with an in-person fundraiser. We asked SPEF Executive Director Ashlee Robertson about the campaign. 

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The Stillwater City Council has called an election for Seat 5, the council seat held by Mayor Will Joyce. Joyce was first elected to Seat 1 on the council in 2016 and became mayor in April 2018.


Ready to enjoy the cooler autumn weather? The Botanic Gardens at OSU is offering up some outdoor entertainment with FallFest, including a spookily decorated trail and hay ride. The event runs from noon to 3 p.m., on Oct. 23 at the Botanic Gardens, 3300 W. 6th Ave. To learn more about this fa…

U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago should get a half-dose booster to rev up protection against the coronavirus.

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Payne County Commissioners, acting as the Payne County Economic Development Board, conducted their first study session to consider ways to spend federal American Rescue Plan Act funds.

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Maddie Parker, a Junior at Stillwater High School and head of SMAC said she is excited Jump4SMAC has returned, since it was postponed last year due to the pandemic.

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Aerospace icon Wally Funk stepped off her plane Monday at the Stillwater Airport Tarmac and was met with a cheering crowd, the OSU Band serenading her and three young girls who looked up to her.

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More than 2,000 people entered the City of Stillwater and Stillwater Medical Center’s vaccination incentive raffle, according to City communications director Dawn Jones.

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The Stillwater City Council passed a resolution Monday night that enables the Stillwater Police Department to legally assist the Payne County Sheriff’s Office, Noble County Sheriff’s Office and Oklahoma Highway Patrol if assistance is requested.

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Quality of Life is a term that means different things to different people and when it comes to community programs and amenities, often provided with support from the government, the discussion takes on a whole new tenor. Stillwater has often been left with more questions than answers about h…

Chairman Chris Reding announced that the Payne County Board of Commissioners will have a planning meeting immediately following Oct. 11's Budget Board to discuss the use of over $14 million of federal funds that Payne County will receive from the American Rescue Plan Act.

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Some Payne County residents may have to call a different county commissioner when they have issues with their roads. The Payne County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution Wednesday that adopts new boundaries for the commissioner districts, based on the 2020 federal census.

Let us continue today with the discussion of the rezoning hearing involving 802 S. Western, 2302 and 2324 W. Eighth Streets. The City Council voted last week to send the rezoning back to the Planning Commission for another hearing.

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A new film contest is offering the opportunity for students to practice their film-making skills while honoring and preserving the stories of military veterans, before those stories are lost.

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Stillwater police have arrested a man they suspect of robbing two stores with a firearm Monday evening.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The state’s top blood center announced Monday that it will resume free antibody testing on all donations effective immediately.

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Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 3-9 this year. A lot of deadly and damaging house fires can be prevented with the right precautions. Stillwater Fire Department Chief Terry Essary answered our questions about Fire Prevention Week.

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