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The fire tower lighting warmed the crowd gathered behind Sandy's Clothing and Art in Stockholm.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
WATCH: Stockholm celebrates winter solstice early
43 min ago
December 14, 2018
Noah Weidenfeld completed his 26.2-hour Salvation Army Red Kettle bell ringing marathon at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14. A total of more than $80,000 was raised during the marathon. St. Croix County Sheriff's Office representatives completed 30 hours of ringing at the same time at County Market in Hudson. Submitted photo
UPDATE: Goal of more than $80,000 raised in bell ringing marathon is met
December 14, 2018 - 3:49pm
Winston, a 3-year-old miniature dachshund owned by Bill and Julie Powell relaxes in his home. He has provided comfort to many people as a crisis response animal. Submitted photo
Winston to the rescue: HOPE provides crisis response animals for healing
December 14, 2018 - 5:00am
December 13, 2018
(From left) New Richmond Mayor Fred Horne, Salvation Army Red Kettle marathon bill ringer and New Richmond City Planner Noah Weidenfeld, City Administrator Mike Darrow and Police Chief Craig Yehlik in front of Walmart in New Richmond in the midst of Weidenfeld's 26.2-hour shift. Submitted photo
Wiedenfeld's Red Kettle marathon is on: Over $30,000 raised so far
December 13, 2018 - 7:12pm
Hudson-based lawyer Mark Gherty, shown during a 2016 trial in Pierce County, retires this week after 38 years practicing law. File photo
Court adjourned for Hudson's Gherty
December 13, 2018 - 11:32am
Volunteer Pat Bettendorf and his therapy dog Jake work with Lakeview Hospice to visit patients in hospice care in their homes. Lakeview is looking for more therapy pet volunteers. Submitted photo
Hospice looking for pet volunteers
December 13, 2018 - 8:00am
December 11, 2018
Submitted photo
Woodbury Scouts earn Eagle status
December 11, 2018 - 5:00am
The nearby Whitetail Woods Regional Park offers sledding down “The Big Kid Hill." The park is open daily 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Photo courtesy of Dakota County Parks
Unleash inner child sledding down 'The Big Kid Hill' at Whitetail Woods near Farmington
December 11, 2018 - 5:00am
December 10, 2018
Rachel McNamara, as a young girl, wears roller skates on the porch of her parents' home in Red Wing. Photo courtesy of Rachel McNamaraplay button
Cutting her own track in life: Red Wing native skates at roller derby World Cup
December 10, 2018 - 4:00pm
"The I-94 Murders," written by Frank Weber.
Weber featured author at Bierstube event in Hastings
December 10, 2018 - 6:00am
December 6, 2018
In 2017, Pierce County Investigator Pete Koch was one of the many law enforcement officers that volunteered his time during Shop With A Cop. File photo
Shop with a Cop in its fourth year
December 6, 2018 - 11:00am
The annual Canadian Pacific Holiday Train won't be hard to miss when it arrives in Cottage Grove Monday, Dec. 10. Photo courtesy of Canadian Pacific
Glowings on: Canadian Pacific Holiday Train to stop Dec. 10 in Cottage Grove
December 6, 2018 - 9:20am
December 2, 2018
Santa Claus greeted children in East End Park in Ellsworth after being escorted into town by Ellsworth Fire Sunday, Dec. 2. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
WATCH: Christmas in the Park lights Ellsworth aglow
December 2, 2018 - 8:54pm
November 30, 2018
Happenings for kids from 1 to 92
November 30, 2018 - 3:31pm
November 29, 2018
Kate Bauman, hard at work in her home studio in Lake City, tries to itch her creative scratch between substitute teaching and raising her two kids with ceramics. Bauman makes an assortment of different types of mugs and bowls, as well as sculpting when she has the time. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Throwing pots, creating art: Lake City artist finds functionality in ceramics
November 29, 2018 - 5:00pm
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