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July 22, 2019
The Hastings Social Tavern is located downtown at 111 Third St. E., north of City Hall. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
New kid on the block: New Hastings bar and restaurant brings southern cocktails to downtown
July 22, 2019 - 6:00am
July 17, 2019
Mary Anne Wise pauses in front of a rug from Morocco hanging at Culture Cloth in Maiden Rock. Wise knows the woman who made the rug and has visited her home.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Weaving a better world: Taliban ruling affects Cultural Cloth rug sales
July 17, 2019 - 1:56pm
July 10, 2019
Alan Nugent said the General Store in Red Wing mixes nostalgic and tasteful gifts for all to enjoy. Located in the historic Pottery Place, the store is across the steps leading to his other business: Stockholm Pie Co. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Sassy and sweet items for all: General Store is open in Red Wing Pottery Place
July 10, 2019 - 6:00am
July 1, 2019
Barin Hansch is working to build his small business We Shine Windows one client at a time by relying on word-of-mouth referrals as the Farmington-based company travels around the south metro using a chemical-free cleaning system. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Are your windows dirty? We Shine Windows cleans residential, commercial windows
July 1, 2019 - 6:00am
June 24, 2019
A screen capture of Method Organization Co.'s website, www.movewithmethod.com.
A new way to organize: Method Organization Co. specializes in senior move management
June 24, 2019 - 11:00am
June 6, 2019
Apples won't be ready until 2020 at Driftless Orchard. Until then, Madeline (left), Clare and Francis suggest stopping by the strawberry picking times on their website: www.driftlessorchard.com. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Pick some sweet somethings: Strawberries season starts soon
June 6, 2019 - 5:00pm
April 13, 2019
Jenna Darcy looks to provide a relaxing experience to clients at her old-school barber shop The Barbers Den. Darcy opened her own place at the end of January. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Old-school barber's shop opens in Hudson
April 13, 2019 - 8:00am
March 15, 2019
Customers wrote well-wishes to Roy and Julie Leek ahead of their retirement from their jewelry store J.R. Haubrich. Though the two planned the retirement together, Roy is now closing the store alone after Julie’s death in February. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Difficult goodbyes as J.R. Haubrich closes
March 15, 2019 - 8:00am
February 21, 2019
Richard (left) and Brad Arkell race remote control cars around the indoor track connected to their storefront and warehouse. The identical twins, originally from Lake Elmo, own and operate Dollar Hobbyz in Woodbury. Hannah Black / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
VIDEO: Twin brothers open RC racing store in Woodbury
February 21, 2019 - 6:00am
December 19, 2018
3rd Act Craft Brewery celebrated its grand opening Sunday, Dec. 16 in Woodbury. It is the city's first brewery. Hannah Black / RiverTown Multimedia
'A little bit of St. Paul right here in Woodbury'
December 19, 2018 - 5:00am
December 4, 2018
Dog House co-owners Niels Schapochnicof and Nicole Johnson opened a new business with doggie day care, boarding, full-service grooming and self-car dog washing under one roof in Farmington. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Dog House opens full-service pet care business in Farmington
December 4, 2018 - 5:00am
November 29, 2018
Muse2320 Fiber Co. opened its doors Nov. 24, just in time for Small Business Saturday and Holiday Hoopla. The team pushed really hard to be ready in time for the holiday season, according to owner Sara Lawrence. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
A place to stitch and relax: New yarn shop opens in downtown Hastings
November 29, 2018 - 6:00am
September 11, 2018
Kinnickinnic River Land Trust Executive Director Dave Drewiske said the slit fence shown below helps protect the Kinnickinnic River from sediment in runoff from any rain storms. Drewiske said the clear water on the other side of this fence shows that the fence has been doing its job. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
Aldi site stormwater concerns examined; river should not be impacted
September 11, 2018 - 1:11pm
August 29, 2018
Chris Carey buys a cup of lemonade from Jacob Engelstadt, 9, and his brother Ben, 14. Carey and his wife Heather organized the first Lemonade Day in Cottage Grove. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Young Cottage Grove entrepreneurs test their juice on Lemonade Day
August 29, 2018 - 9:44am
August 6, 2018
Jordan Carpenter in his sewing room. Sarah Hansen / RiverTown Multimedia
Sew much talent: Carpenter creates gowns, drama as a home sewer
August 6, 2018 - 8:00pm
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