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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
October 26, 2018
Artist Lizzy Rodewald painted relaxing, outdoor scenes in the Have A Heart Farm respite bedrooms, including the Have A Heart backyard, a treehouse and the River Falls Swinging Bridge. Submitted photos
Prescott Foundation grant puts joy on Have A Heart's walls
October 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
October 13, 2018
The Hudson Police Department shows off its police vehicle and equipment to the Hudson Trail Life USA group. Submitted photo
Hudson Trail Life USA geared toward Christ-based scouting
October 13, 2018 - 8:00am
September 27, 2018
This Old Horse founder Nancy Turner poses with a retired racehorse at the shelter's Cannon Falls barn. Photo provided by Turner. play button
Hastings-based shelter This Old Horse wins national awards
September 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 11, 2018
Hastings Family Service took first place during Merchant Bank's "Swipe Out Hunger" campaign. HFS was awarded $2,500 from the bank. Submitted photo
Hastings Family Service receives top prize from 'Swipe Out Hunger'
September 11, 2018 - 8:58am