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Richard Swensen, professor emeritus and former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, died Jan. 10. He is pictured above at the Golden Jubilee Reunion in 2012. Photo courtesy of UW-River Falls
UWRF campus community mourns death of Swensen
7 hours 28 min ago
Nathan Snyder and a group of volunteers made 72 full-size tied blankets for patients at Minnesota Oncology in Burnsville for his Eagle Scout project. Submitted photo
Scout makes blankets for Eagle Project
12 hours 28 min ago
January 17, 2019
Ignite Core Team member Zoe Maadu engages another student in an icebreaker at a Jan. 10 Ignite meeting at Woodbury High School. Hannah Black / RiverTown Multimedia
'Be a light': WHS students revive interdenominational Bible study
January 17, 2019 - 2:00pm
January 16, 2019
Sixth grade students recognized as Raiders of the Month were, from left, Daniel Vue, Sophia Green, Carter Caruso, Cecilia Becken, Mitchell Anderson, Kaitlyn Vargas, Joey Skaar and Grace Roach. Photo courtesy of Hudson Middle School
PHOTOS: HMS honors November Raiders of the Month
January 16, 2019 - 5:00pm
January 9, 2019
Mackenzy Koehn (right) and her younger brother, Joseph, pose with $1,500 worth of toys ready to be donated to St. Paul Children's hospital. Courtesy of Agnes Koehn
Woodbury 8-year-old brings joy to kids in the hospital this holiday season
January 9, 2019 - 5:00pm
January 7, 2019
Todd Fellman, who graduated from Red Wing High School in 1986, was recently name judge in the Minnesota Fourth Judicial District by Gov. Mark Dayton.  Photo courtesy of Todd Fellman
Justice flows from rivertown experiences: Former Red Wing resident named judge
January 7, 2019 - 11:00am
January 2, 2019
Sara Evans with the more than 50 stuffed animals she donated to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office. Evans said she collects the stuffed animals at different times leading up to Christmas. Submitted photo
Warm and fuzzy holiday: Stuffed animals donated to Sheriff's Office
January 2, 2019 - 5:00am
December 26, 2018
Pierce County Clerk of Courts Peg Feuerhelm has been a familiar face at the Pierce County Courthouse for 35 years. She is retiring in January. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Feuerhelm retiring after 35 years in the clerk of courts office
December 26, 2018 - 5:00pm
December 23, 2018
Countryside Plumbing & Heating, Bryant’s dealership in New Richmond, announced Kym Lokken of Hudson as this year's winner of a free furnace. Pictured are (from left) Countryside Plumbing & Heating President Carol De Young, Inc., Lokken and Countryside Communications & Marketing Manager Cindy Croes. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Countryside announces 2018 Community Hero winner
December 23, 2018 - 10:00am
December 20, 2018
Corrie Rezachek makes a variety of hats with different patterns and embellishments to be donated to people who need them. This hat will go to a child battling cancer. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
Hastings senior makes hundreds of hats for people in need
December 20, 2018 - 2:07pm
December 19, 2018
Franz Harris, left, Emily Christianson, singing, Jeanette Santiago, and Kristianna Harris performed "Silent Night" at the United Lutheran Church in Red Wing on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018.  Harris is descended from composer Photo courtesy of Dodie Harris
'Silent Night' has special meaning for Red Wing family
December 19, 2018 - 6:00pm
December 13, 2018
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
December 11, 2018
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Woodbury Scouts earn Eagle status
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
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