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March 18, 2019
giveBIG Day registration extended for interested nonprofits
March 18, 2019 - 10:00am
February 27, 2019
Hudson Raider softball players take a dive into the freezing waters at the River Dunk fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 16. The fundraiser exceeded its $40,000 goal in its second year. Submitted photo
River Dunk exceeds fundraising goal
February 27, 2019 - 6:00pm
December 25, 2018
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Giving elves: Newport Masons, Eastern Star volunteers surprise kids at hospital
December 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
December 24, 2018
(From left) Landon, Elli and Jenelle were some of many donors who helped ensure that Hudson children had present for Christmas. More than 427 children received gifts this year from Operation HELP Campaign for Kids. Photos courtesy of Bjorn Nesvold
Operation HELP's Campaign for Kids delivers for families
December 24, 2018 - 5:00am
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
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 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
November 26, 2018
The Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix Counties is looking to make connections beyond River Falls, where it's located, to other communities that it serves, especially Hudson. The clinic is looking for donations from Hudson that will be matched by a grant from the Hudson Hospital Foundation, but only until the end of the year. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Free Clinic searching for 'champions' in Hudson
November 26, 2018 - 4:26pm
November 12, 2018
The Ditzler family in fall 2018. Submitted photo
Nonprofit helps families in need have ‘Best Christmas Ever’
November 12, 2018 - 11:35am
Rick Bowen and Craig Miles are taking over running the annual food drive originally run by "Grumpy Old Men" Mel Germanson and Jerry Carter, with the help of a group of retired River Falls eduators. They're shown with some of those volunteers. From left are: David Cronk, Craig Miles, Rick Bowen, George Baumgartner, and Bill Halverson. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
'Grumpy Old Men' food drive torch passed to new group
November 12, 2018 - 8:00am
November 11, 2018
Local collection sites set for Operation Christmas Child
November 11, 2018 - 9:00am
November 7, 2018
Sara Hove and Abby Koehn ring bells for the Salvation Army at Family Fresh in River Falls. Submitted photo
Red kettles count on enthusiastic bell ringers
November 7, 2018 - 3:00pm
October 29, 2018
Food pantry representatives pictured with the “big” check for $12,000 from Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services’ Operation Round Up® program: Jennifer Thatcher, Executive Director Hunger Prevention Council; Candice Anderson, River Falls Food Pantry; Chris Tackmann,  Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services; Joan Nabbefeld, Plum City Pantry and Nolan DeMarce, Elmwood Food Pantry. Submitted photo.
Food shelves benefit from electric bill 'round ups'
October 29, 2018 - 1:40pm
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