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September 17, 2018
Pirates Fly’n the Croix-ribbean will be the theme of the 2019 Hudson Hot Air Affair winter festival and hot air balloon rally. The 30th annual event, sponsored again by WESTconsin Credit Union, will be Feb. 1-3 and organizers are bringing a special shaped balloon to Hudson to celebrate the landmark anniversary and pirate theme. Pet Leg Pete the Pirate Parrot will highlight a weekend of balloon launches, a moon glow, a torchlight parade and winter activities throughout the Hudson community. Submitted photo
Talk like a pirate with Hot Air Affair
September 17, 2018 - 7:00am
September 15, 2018
Michael Anderson poses with trash collected during the Three Rivers Expedition.  He and Paul Twedt collected over three tons of trash.  Photo by Paul Twedt
Three Rivers Project cleans 6,300 pounds of trash
September 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 13, 2018
Donations are being accepted for the upcoming Octagon House Museum Vintage & Variety Yard Sale Fundraiser on Sept. 20-22. Submitted photo
Museum vintage & variety yard sale fundraiser
September 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Cub Scouts welcoming girls to the pack this fall
September 13, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 11, 2018
Mullikins named Alzheimer's Walk honorary chairs
September 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
The St. Croix Tavern League of Wisconsin recently donated $500 — with a matching grant from the Wisconsin State Tavern League Charity fund for a total of $1000 — to the Western Wisconsin Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The walk will be held at the New Richmond High School on Saturday, Sept. 15, starting with a ceremony at 9 a.m. Pictured (from left) are Cassie Cook and Julene Bowe from the Western Wisconsin Walk to End Alzheimer’s and Randy Calleja from the St. Croix Tavern League. Submitted photo
SC Tavern League donates to Walk to End Alzheimer's
September 11, 2018 - 10:00am
September 9, 2018
The 2017 Apple Splash Festival got off to a strong start on Saturday, Sept. 16, in the chalk art area, with guest artists and school age art contest participants working hard throughout the day to complete their pieces. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
Apple Splash Festival is bigger and better
September 9, 2018 - 5:00pm
Mary and Irv Sather were presented with a commemorative plaque that will hang on the Heritage Center pavilion, which was dedicated to the couple for their service to the community and the Center at the annual meeting. Submitted photo
Heritage Center pavilion dedicated to Sathers
September 9, 2018 - 5:00am
September 8, 2018
St. Croix Health Center Activity Director Cindy Prokash will retire from the health center on Sept. 11, after 43 years at the facility. Submitted photo
A life's calling
September 8, 2018 - 5:00pm
September 5, 2018
The tiny boat was found wedged between logs where the Cannon River pours into the Mississippi River. Submitted photo.
Adrift on the Mississippi: Tiny boat found near Red Wing still hasn’t found its makers
September 5, 2018 - 1:17pm
Renew Somerset Library receives $200,000 expansion grant
September 5, 2018 - 5:00am
September 4, 2018
The Kinnickinnic Historic Church has been maintained by the Kinnickinnic Historical Association since the 1960s. The venue still hosts weddings and family reunions. Submitted photo
Kinnickinnic Historic Church celebrating 150th anniversary
September 4, 2018 - 8:00am
A team from PowerUp and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is pictured with their innovation award at the Minnesota History Center on Aug. 9. Submitted photo
PowerUp, State Parks partnership is honored with innovation award
September 4, 2018 - 5:00am
September 3, 2018
With roughly 12,000 attendees in 2017, Bacon Bash is the nation’s largest free bacon festival. Now in its sixth year, this event offers endless “porktacular” possibilities for attendees including over 30 bacon-inspired dishes, pig-themed activities, live music, a merchant vendor marketplace, World Food Championship Qualifying Event cook-off competition, and much more. Pictured is a 2017 Pig Impersonation Contest participant showing off their best oink for the crowd. Could've fooled us! Submitted photo
Time to celebrate all things bacon at RF Bacon Bash
September 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 2, 2018
The Sanders/Bahr family is shown in the kitchen of their home in New Richmond. From left: Stella Sanders, Cynda Sanders, Payton Bahr, Alayna Bahr and Jeff Sanders. Submitted photo
Shriners grand marshal faces unexpected challenges
September 2, 2018 - 5:00am