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April 24, 2015
Damon Holter
Grillmaster Holter to host national TV show
April 24, 2015 - 8:12am
March 25, 2015
The Octagon House Museum, 1004 Third St., will be open Sunday, March 29, from 1-5 p.m. for the Chocolate March.
Octagon House will be open for Sunday's Chocolate March Tour
March 25, 2015 - 4:17pm
February 27, 2015
This is the current UW-River Falls dairy production room where cheese and ice cream are made. With the upcoming renovation, the ice cream and cheese production will be in separate spaces to allow concurrent production and for the installation of new, state-of-the-art equipment.
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
February 27, 2015 - 4:00pm
December 11, 2014
Andrew Rondeau measures a plant in the UW-River Falls greenhouse. Rondeau is a U.S. Army veteran and says the military is good preparation for a farming career.
Emerging from battlefields, UWRF grad scopes out farm fields
December 11, 2014 - 9:54am
August 27, 2014
Damon Holter of Hudson, owner of Croix Valley Foods, appears on the “American Grilled” TV show filmed at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (Submitted photo)
Hudson chef makes it to final ‘American Grilled’ challenge
August 27, 2014 - 5:04pm
July 9, 2014
Joel Foust, with the microphone, calls the action as 20 eaters compete for the title of 2014 Booster Days Hot Dog Eating Champion. The competitors included Hudson Boosters President Tom Smith, at right wearing a cap. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Randy Hanson)
Visitor eats his way to 2014 Booster Days hot dog title
July 9, 2014 - 2:52pm
April 17, 2014
One of the burgers looking to pick up votes in the Burger Battle is the The Boss Burger, a pork/beef blend mixed with whiskey chile de arbol and stuffed with with blue cheese and pig candy (candied bacon) then topped with more pig candy, lettuce, tomato and chevre cheese. (Photo by Jordan Willi)
Top burgers duke it out for a good cause
April 17, 2014 - 10:21am
April 11, 2014
:Hudsonite Paul Gavic and his son John Gavic are just a couple of members of the team that produces Plum Creek Maple Syrup. (Hudson Star Observer photo by Margaret A. Ontl)
It’s that time of year when the sap is flowing
April 11, 2014 - 9:54am
March 19, 2014
This is the main dining room of Smilin' Moose Lodge Bar & Grill. (Hudson Star-Observer photo by Margaret A. Ontl)
The North Woods comes to Second Street: Smilin' Moose is open
March 19, 2014 - 1:41pm
January 10, 2014
Ed and Missi Fazekas at the Sportsmans Bar & Grill with one of their famous Bloody Marys and some jugs of their Sportsmans Redneck Juice. The packaging (a milk jug, orange juice cap and duct tape label) pays homage to how selling the mix all began.  (Photo by Sarah Young)
Coming to a location near you: Redneck Juice
January 10, 2014 - 1:10pm
September 27, 2013
Caryl Wiley, winner of the first annual River Falls Bacon Bash amateur cooking competition, hopes to take her Bacon-Bash winning candied bacon and nut-filled bacon cup recipe to the 2013 World Food Championships in Las Vegas. But she can’t afford to go without help. (River Falls Journal photo by Gretta Stark)
Viva las Bacon: Local Bacon Bash winner aims for higher stakes
September 27, 2013 - 10:34am
July 31, 2013
Rob Howard, right, and his Rotary Group Study Exchange team meet up with American exchange students studying in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Both groups were attending a Rotary district conference in the Czech city of Brno. (Submitted photos)
Mission accomplished: Rotary team builds goodwill abroad
July 31, 2013 - 4:54pm
June 13, 2013
June is Dairy Month, celebrate with breakfast at Rolling Acres farm
June 13, 2013 - 12:43pm
March 21, 2013
The Spott family learns to cook with vegetables and eggs.
Area families learn to cook healthy meals
March 21, 2013 - 9:30am
March 14, 2013
Mary Caudy, co-owner of Douville Bakery, shows off two loaves of brioche bread and her dough mixer at her downtown New Richmond shop. The specialty bread caught the eye of Lunds and Byerly's grocery stores and Douville Bakery has been a supplier ever since.
New Richmond bakery rides brioche craze
March 14, 2013 - 8:23am