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June 20, 2018
Rhonda Petree, her husband Don Kirkpatrick and their two children, Lillian and Owen, prepare to travel to Estonia to live for a year after Petree received a Fulbright Award this spring. Photo courtesy of Rhonda Petree
Fulbright Award allows UWRF professor to give her family an international experience
June 20, 2018 - 8:50pm
June 13, 2018
John Hughes with his daughter Mary in the Octagon House garden. Learn about the Moffat-Hughes family during the June 17 Fathers Day Tour at the Octagon House Museum. Submitted photo
Free Fathers Day tours for dad at Hudson's Octagon House
June 13, 2018 - 5:17pm
June 12, 2018
The father-son duo of Alan and Wes Blankenship pose with family members who were on the plane with them to the flight from Seattle to Amsterdam. Photo courtesy of Sandy Blankenship
Winging it together: Father, son from Hastings pilot plane to Amsterdam
June 12, 2018 - 7:49am
June 10, 2018
What are Wisconsin Silver Alerts?
June 10, 2018 - 7:27pm
Former Museum Director Kim Bennewitz (left) welcomes new Director Leila Albert (right) to the Octagon House Museum. Submitted photo
SCCHS welcomes new director
June 10, 2018 - 2:00pm
June 5, 2018
Ralph Marquardt of Cottage Grove and his 1963 Ford Falcon Cayuse (above) will be featured on an episode of the Discovery Channel series "Sticker Shock" next month. Photo courtesy of Ralph Marquardt
Cottage Grove man will appear on Discovery Channel series
June 5, 2018 - 5:00am
June 3, 2018
Terry Pechacek, of River Falls, said when he went in for a routine colonoscopy he wasn't expecting to find out he had cancer as he was having no health problems at the time. Now, he tells everyone to make sure they get their routine screenings. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
Cancer battle made easier by local treatment options
June 3, 2018 - 11:22am
Jana Lawton has been in remission from cancer for five years. After going in for a physical and mammogram in February 2013, Lawton found out she had two types of breast cancer, but after surgery and radiation she has been in remission for five years. She said her husband Jim was her "knight in shining armor" through it all. Submitted photo
Losing her job was a blessing in disguise
June 3, 2018 - 11:17am
June 1, 2018
Gary Rinehart of Woodbury said he knew when he found out he had cancer in his colon and liver he would need to aggressively fight to beat cancer. And he kept this positive attitude throughout his treatment that he would beat cancer and has been a cancer survivor since 2012. Submitted photo
Man admits he didn't fully realize extent of his diagnosis
June 1, 2018 - 6:00am
May 31, 2018
Nine year old Matt Larson of Woodbury is back to playing with his sisters Hailey (on left) and Reagan (on right) after being diagnosed with Medulloblastoma in December 2016 and going through treatment for a year. Matt has been cancer free since December 2017. Photo by Sara Tischauser/RiverTown Multimedia
Young boy faces cancer and is back to playing football
May 31, 2018 - 6:00am
May 18, 2018
Thomas Crist of Woodbury has made repeated trips to Ukraine to provide dental care for the needy. Last month, Crist was a recipient of the Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award. The award was presented by Community Thread, a volunteer organization in Stillwater, at a meeting of the Allegheny County Board of Commissioners. Submitted photo courtesy Thomas Crist
Quiet crusader: Dentist ministers to poor, immigrants, homeless, orphans
May 18, 2018 - 6:00am
May 17, 2018
After a long day of paddling, Kevin Eckelkamp, Nate Lastinger and KJ Millhone pose for a photo with their canoe on May 15, 2018. Cate Zenzen / RiverTown Multimedia
3 men pass through Red Wing on potentially record-breaking canoe trip
May 17, 2018 - 8:41am
May 16, 2018
Pictured are Deb Dawson, CEO of African Soul, American Heart and some of the students who attend St. Noa’s boarding school in Uganda. Submitted photo
Learn about education efforts in South Sudan
May 16, 2018 - 4:44pm
May 14, 2018
Jessi Willenbring, Ellsworth Area Ambulance Service (EAAS) director, said the ambulance service is very thankful for the many donations they receive from the community. Order of the Easter Star recently gave EAAS $100. Pictured (left to right) Willenbring, Mary Bristol from Order of the Eastern Star and  EAAS Treasurer Connie Burgess. Submitted photo
Being there in the worst of times
May 14, 2018 - 6:04am
Meteorologist Paul Douglas signs books at an event held in April. He speaks about climate change from a faith perspective. Submitted photo
A conservative climate change speaker
May 14, 2018 - 5:00am
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