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The Stillwater City Council, acting in a dual capacity as the Stillwater Utilities Authority, is starting to think about whether the city should invest more money in its current water treatment plant or build a new one.

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After learning last week that his residency was required in Payne County to continue serving as Sheriff, Kevin Woodward rented a house on South Jardot, and the house he now rents belongs to County Commissioner Chris Reding, one of the men who decided his fate during a Tuesday meeting of the …

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A group of Stillwater parents has filed a lawsuit to force Stillwater Public Schools to end distance learning for students who enrolled for traditional, face-to-face instruction.

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The Stillwater Medical Foundation on Friday will present a virtual First Friday educational program on Facebook Live. The presentation and question-and-answer segment will be led by SMC assistant administrator Tamie Young. The topic is Medicare. The program begins at noon, and questions will…

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The former Long John Silver's restaurant at 1004 N. Boomer Rd. has been transformed into Firo's Fire Kissed Pizza, the newest player in Stillwater's crowded pizza market. 

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A Stillwater man is accused of burning his girlfriend’s clothing following a fight.

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Representatives from the City of Cushing, correctional facility operator CoreCivic, the U.S. Marshals Service and state and local government gathered in Cushing Tuesday to celebrate the rededication of Cushing Correctional Facility.

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Skyla Lynn Connelly, 17, has been located and is safe according to the Stillwater Police Department. 

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On Sept. 8 the Stillwater Board of Education heard an update from Mark Pruitt, who serves as Owner’s Representative for the district, on the project. The Junior High will have a remodeled counselor’s office, remodeled restrooms, remodeled cafeteria, additional classroom space, a new performi…

Fire Chief Tom Bradley was honored by the Stillwater City Council Monday as he completes 36 years of service to the City of Stillwater. Bradley is retiring September 30 after serving on the Stillwater Fire Department since November, 1984.

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Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrated each year on the fourth Tuesday of September. This year the News Press has teamed up with the Payne County Election Board and Stillwater League of Women Voters to mark the occasion by ensuring people know how …

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After losing the Republican primary election Aug. 25, Payne County Sheriff Kevin Woodward has reportedly moved from his Payne County residence on South Washington Street.  

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A Yale man was charged with feloniously pointing a firearm and domestic assault and battery against his ex-girlfriend.

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Multiple first responders were dispatched Monday afternoon to North Western Road and West McElroy Road for an injury wreck.

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The Oklahoma State Health Department on Friday reported the fourth death in Stillwater due to COVID-19.

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The following court cases will be returning to the Payne County Courthouse next week.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — State leaders have started distributing a promising COVID-19 treatment drug to hospitals across the state.

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The Payne County Budget Board approved the distribution of $20,138 of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funds to individual county offices and departments at Monday’s regular monthly meeting.

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Monday afternoon, Stillwater Police Officers arrested a man accused of demanding money from OnCue on Perkins Road.

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About 200 parents and students protested outside the Stillwater Pubic Schools administration building Monday, after the district announced it would be canceling sports competitions for the week due to the high rate of COVID-19 infections spreading through Payne County.

A two-vehicle wreck sent three people to the Stillwater Medical Center Monday afternoon.

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