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May 24, 2019
Nadia Sigler poses in the Madison capitol building with her self portrait, a unique art piece using coffee grounds and pencil, on April 9. Sigler was awarded $1,000 which she said will go toward her tuition. Submitted photo.
With brew she drew: Ellsworth senior wins money for coffee grounds self-portrait
22 hours 14 min ago
The St. Croix Valley Master Gardeners are hosting their annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1 at the Octagon House, 1004 Third St., on the corner of Third and Myrtle streets in downtown Hudson.  Photo courtesy of Heather Lacke
St. Croix Valley Master Gardener plant sale set for June 1
22 hours 14 min ago
Loving Home in Nkubu, Kenya, an orphanage started by Hastings resident Ann Makena-Daggett, currently has seven children from the ages of 2 to 6 years old. Photo provided by Makena-Daggett.
Loving Home built from afar: Hastings resident helps start, run Kenyan orphanage
22 hours 25 min ago
The clouds and dreary weather couldn’t keep visitors away from the inaugural “A Taste of Hudson” food and drink festival, which was hosted by the Rotary Clubs of Hudson. The event took place in Lakefront Park in Hudson and included 31 booths featuring local restaurants, bakeries and breweries. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
Photos: A Taste of Hudson
23 hours 54 min ago
May 23, 2019
Ten-year-old Silas Ruprecht of Cottage Grove on the job for his new dog poop removal service. He's managed to earn the business and hearts of dog owners across the county. Jackie Renzetti / RiverTown Multimedia
Cottage Grove kid scoops his way to cash
May 23, 2019 - 5:00am
May 22, 2019
Dave Welshons (right) and Richard Welshons own of DCA Titles. Kelsey Roy/RiverTown Multimedia
From Here to There: Brothers take over the family business at a young age
May 22, 2019 - 11:53am
May 21, 2019
Richie O’Neil explains the origin and preparation of his Richie’s Cheese Curd Tacos entry just before presenting samples to the Cheese Curd Festival Showcase judges (left to right) Johnathon Fike, Chef Instructor of the CVTC Culinary Arts Management program; Paul Bauer, CEO of Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery; and Jim Kyndberg, Executive Chef at Minneapolis’ Union Rooftop Bar & Grill. Photo courtesy of Chippewa Valley Technical College.
A friendly, cheesy competition: Vendors create curd dishes, Original Minneapple wins
May 21, 2019 - 7:14am
May 20, 2019
The historical society's World War I exhibit. Submitted photo
Dakota County Historical Society's WWI exhibit headed to Mall of America
May 20, 2019 - 9:00am
May 19, 2019
Army Reservist and Ellsworth High School social studies teacher Ryan Casper holds his 4 1/2-month-old son Raleigh Casper July 19, 2018, the day of departure for a 10-month deployment to Kuwait. This was his sixth deployment in almost 40 years of military experience, but his first time leaving a young child at home. Submitted photo.
Daddy in the Army, Mommy at home: How an Ellsworth couple is coping with a 10-month deployment and a new firstborn
May 19, 2019 - 9:00am
May 18, 2019
"I read a lot when I was a kid and I would write plays and parodies of stuff I would read," Jenica Giese, graduating senior at Ellsworth High School said. Her love for English is taking her on a journey to acquiring a journalism degree after graduation. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
Ellsworth senior avoiding regrets, inspiring others in high school after losing peer
May 18, 2019 - 8:00am
May 17, 2019
Andrew Schlee is surrounded by his seven siblings during his first day at Mayo Clinic. “They were all with him the first day of his Mayo Clinic visit and they followed him all the way over to the hospital. They are all very very supportive,” said Andrew’s mother Jessie Schlee. Submitted photo
'We aren't really alone;' RFHS senior Andrew Schlee battling Burkitt Lymphoma
May 17, 2019 - 12:00pm
After battling back from cancer, Lynden Wilson is all smiles after winning the section wrestling tournament and earning a berth at the 2019 state meet.  Photo courtesy of Lynden Wilson
Wilson wrestles back from cancer
May 17, 2019 - 5:00am
May 16, 2019
Sarah Glaze speaks to the audience about the importance of addressing mental health in law enforcement during the St. Croix County Law Enforcement Memorial on May 15. Glaze’s husband Rusk County Deputy Dan Glaze died in the line of duty, and now she is working to create good out of the tragedy. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
County departments honor fallen at Law Enforcement Memorial
May 16, 2019 - 2:50pm
Bruce Elliott will display his jitney bus during the Eighth Grade History Tour and share information about the history of the Yellowstone Trail, which passed right through Hudson’s Lakefront Park in the early 1900s. Photo courtesy of St. Croix County Historical Society
Historical Society seeks volunteers for 8th grade history tour
May 16, 2019 - 6:00am
May 15, 2019
Crash Dance Productions ended their dance at the Minnesota Dance Festival with a pose where the six dancers are connected and still. Rachel Fergus / RiverTown Multimedia
Recap: Woodbury hosts annual dance festival
May 15, 2019 - 5:00am
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