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April 11, 2018
The Motor Vessel Michael Poindexter locks through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District’s Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, April 11, 2018. The vessel was the first to break through the ice in Lake Pepin. Photo courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
First tow reaches St. Paul, signaling start to navigation season
April 11, 2018 - 4:27pm
April 10, 2018
Community members came to Brush Strokes Art Supply on April 5 to help owner Kayleen Jakes celebrate her grand opening. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
New business looks to spark creativity in Ellsworth
April 10, 2018 - 3:42pm
April 6, 2018
3rd Act will feature indoor and patio seating, 10 taps and food service. Construction is planned for an April start. Submitted image by Wilkus Architects.
3rd Act to be first brewery in Woodbury
April 6, 2018 - 12:05pm
CCFBank announces new location to open in Ellsworth
April 6, 2018 - 6:00am
April 5, 2018
Wood's Maple Orchard has been winning awards for their maple syrup for 60 years. Shown holding the awards won over the years are (front row, from left) Jason Wood, Jacob Wood and Steve Wood. (back row) Ed Swenson, Ty Fisher, Corey Norby, Jon Wood and Bert Swenson. Submitted photo
Maple syrup producer uses technology to improve process
April 5, 2018 - 5:32pm
March 31, 2018
Robin and Jeremy Kannel, owners of the property that used to be Dean's Bar and Grill, are working to remodel the building and give it a more open feeling. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
New Plum City restaurant planned to open later this year
March 31, 2018 - 3:30pm
March 29, 2018
Ryan Browne and his wife Lindsey Baris are busy making maple syrup at Rising Sun Farm outside of River Falls. Rising Sun Farm has been in operation for 40 years; Browne and Baris took over from Ryan's dad Roger. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
Maple syrup season has started
March 29, 2018 - 1:17pm
March 28, 2018
Microloans can assist small businesses
March 28, 2018 - 11:13am
March 26, 2018
Chad and Carol Trainor are the new owners of Urban Olive and Vine. As long-time staff members, they’re no strangers to the downtown restaurant. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Familiar faces take over Urban Olive and Vine
March 26, 2018 - 6:00am
Maureen Burth and Lisa and Brian Chaon recently opened their business Erza Design in Cottage Grove. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
From basement to business: Erza Design does it all
March 26, 2018 - 5:49am
March 23, 2018
Goddard School franchise to open Woodbury location
March 23, 2018 - 7:49am
March 21, 2018
Visitors stop by booths of local businesses at the Spring Showcase Business Expo on Sunday, March 18. The annual event is held at the Hudson Sports and Civic Center. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia play button
Hudson Chamber hosts Spring Showcase
March 21, 2018 - 3:07pm
March 19, 2018
Kimberly Braun will be opening Lucille's downtown Prescott, in the space currently occupied by Brickyard Pub and Eatery, which is served its last meal March 10. She plans to have her new bar and restaurant open by April 3. Submitted photo
Downtown Prescott adds new restaurant in Lucille's
March 19, 2018 - 7:05pm
Joan Toth, left, opened her store Momma’s Bling Thing at the end of February, selling $5 jewelry from Paparazzi. With help from daughter Niki Wood and the rest of her family she moved the basement business into a home of its own at Riverwalk Square on Main Street. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Momma's Bling Thing opens on Main Street
March 19, 2018 - 6:56am
March 14, 2018
The Brickyard Pub & Eatery opened Aug. 23, 2011 in Prescott. It will soon be the home of Lucille's. File photo
Brickyard owner thankful for support as she shuts down
March 14, 2018 - 4:31pm
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