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November 7, 2017
Patrick Nickle of Cottage Grove served in   Afghanistan in 2009 with the Army Reserve. Nickle's year-long deployment is the subject of "A Soldier's Journey" by Justin Atkinson, a government producer at the South Washington County Telecommunications Commission. Submitted photo courtesy of Patrick Nickle
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
November 7, 2017 - 1:06pm
October 17, 2017
Brittany Shermach
UWRF student's family turns struggle into song
October 17, 2017 - 8:45am
October 13, 2017
When a fire started in a car he was working on his family's garage, Shane Elsen's quick thinking prevented the incident from turning into a disaster. Jon Claesson / Contributor
Snap decisions: Ellsworth teen stops potentially devastating fire
October 13, 2017 - 5:30am
October 5, 2017
Winter coats for local kids
October 5, 2017 - 8:00am
October 3, 2017
The Concrete Concepts crew works on fixing the Fellrath's driveway — on Wednesday, July 19 — after two and a half months of it being unusable. Photo courtesy of the Fellraths
Doing the right thing: Concrete company replaces Hudson family’s driveway
October 3, 2017 - 8:45am
September 13, 2017
Encouraged by their teacher, Cathy Schewe, fifth graders, pictured from left, Michael Elwood, Vincent Langenohl, Allie Stubbendick, Alivia Kelly and Gabby Delisi organized a “Loose Change” collection to raise money for Water for South Sudan. Photo courtesy of Cathy Schewe
Hudson students raise money for Water for South Sudan
September 13, 2017 - 8:45am
September 9, 2017
Pictured are members of the Samuelson family — including Ashley, Brenna, baby Nolan, Brent and Lenna — as well as Carson Deal, who raised over $1,200 for the family who was affected by the tornado that hit Chetek, Wis., in May. Also pictured are Trent Dorenbush and Cade Deal. Photo courtesy of the Deal family
11-year-old raises over $1,200 for family affected by tornado
September 9, 2017 - 9:36am
September 8, 2017
Michael Field, 16, and his mother, Angela. Michael, who suffered from shaken baby syndrome at the hands of a child care provider, recently was awarded a trip to New York City and Philadelphia from the Sunshine Foundation. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Sunshine Foundation grants Farmington teen a Dream Wish Trip to New York City
September 8, 2017 - 8:45am
August 16, 2017
Tents spread out into the horizon at a refugee camp near Duhok, Iraq, where Tutapona is based. Being close to the camps allows the organization to provide trauma counseling as soon as possible to those who need it. Submitted photo courtesy of Helen Manson.
New Richmond family helping trauma victims in Iraq
August 16, 2017 - 2:52pm
July 10, 2017
The Wakefield’s got together in June and posed for a photo in their pilot uniforms. Pictured, from left, are Todd, Bruce, Scott and their father Richard Wakefield. Submitted photo
'Pilot bug' runs deep in family of airline captains
July 10, 2017 - 8:33am
May 26, 2017
The Busby brothers of River Falls
May 26, 2017 - 9:40am
May 23, 2017
Dana Pruitt stands with a crib and changing table set that he received as separate donations, and two toddler beds he's received. All will be donated to those in need. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia
Spring cleaning means charity work for Martell man
May 23, 2017 - 6:03am
May 15, 2017
Willie Tennis (left) and his father John posed for a photo last year while 27-year Tennis Sanitation employee John Binder manned the truck cab. John Tennis, who founded the company, died May 7. File photo by Katie Nelson
Tennis was 'just a hard-working guy'
May 15, 2017 - 9:22am
May 11, 2017
This photograph of mother Jill Stephenson and her son Cpl. Ben Kopp was taken April 5, 2009 at the family's Rosemount home. Kopp was shot down while serving in Afghanistan. Submitted photo
Book reveals 'Heart of a Ranger'
May 11, 2017 - 9:34am
May 4, 2017
Celebrating daughter Jenna's graduation from College of St. Mary's in Omaha, Neb. along with daughter Siri (left).
Still searching for mom and dad
May 4, 2017 - 7:00am