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August 22, 2018
The largest fish in the exhibit is the lake sturgeon, which exceeds 50 inches. A State Fair veteran, this specimen was the gift of an angler who harvested it legally from the St. Croix River several years ago.  DNR photoplay button
Watch: Minn. DNR stocks fish pond as State Fair set to kickoff
August 22, 2018 - 4:04pm
Hank and Ellen Hanten of Hudson have worked together at the Minnesota State Fair for nearly 40 years. It’s become a family affair. Photo courtesy of Hanten family
It's a Hudson family affair at the Minnesota State Fair
August 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
An artist paints a portrait during a previous Carpenter Art Festival. This year’s event will be Aug. 25. Submitted photo
Carpenter Art Festival is Aug. 25 in Hudson
August 22, 2018 - 11:24am
August 21, 2018
Pepper Fest 2013 King Arlen Wente polishes off the last of his one pound of peppers in the pepper eating contest on Saturday. Wente’s team The Village Inn won the competition, with all five members finishing their peppers with a total time of less than 2 minutes.  Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Feeling the heat at Pepper Fest
August 21, 2018 - 6:00pm
August 20, 2018
The Woodbury bandshell will be filled with acts all weekend during the 2018 Woodbury Days celebration. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Woodbury Days is for kids of all ages
August 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
The new Pepper Fest 2019 royalty was crowned on Sunday, Aug. 19. Representing North Hudson this year are front row, King Kevin Baier and Queen Carly Simones, and back row, Princesses Emily O’Brien, Carah Fitzgerald and Joy Rambo. Rebecca Mariscal / Rivertown Multimedia
2019 Pepper Fest Royalty crowned
August 20, 2018 - 2:28pm
August 15, 2018
Ox Cart Days rolls into Star Prairie Aug. 17-19. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Ox Cart Days rolls into Star Prairie Aug. 17-19
August 15, 2018 - 8:00pm
August 14, 2018
The North Hudson Pepper Fest Board works year round to bring Pepper Fest to life! Pictured are (from left) Zach Stilwell, Secretary Vicki Sippel, Deb Fox, Michele Hanline, Treasurer Don Bouzard, Lisa Dornfeld, Michele Ortner, Vice President Holly Steele, Keith Hanson, Becky Lyksett and President Tim Zais. Submitted photo
Pepper Fest grant applications being accepted
August 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
August 10, 2018
Mermaid Echo, also known as Hudson resident Claire VanValkenburg, high-fives a visitor during a previous event. VanValkenburg will be joined by two other mermaids on Saturday, Aug. 11 at Lakefront Park beach for a cleanup event. Photo by Kevin Chukel, courtesy of Mermaid Echo Entertainment
Mermaids to surface in Hudson
August 10, 2018 - 8:00am
August 8, 2018
Kids can enjoy story time with children’s librarian Mary Davis during Family Fun Night at the Museum on Aug. 10. Photo courtesy of Jacki Bradham
Family Fun Night at the Museum
August 8, 2018 - 8:00pm
An antique hay press, part of a huge display of old-time farm equipment that will be on hand Aug. 19 at the St. Croix Valley Collectors Association Threshing Bee. Submitted photo
Threshing bee hosts 33rd annual event
August 8, 2018 - 8:00pm
Council Member Sarah Atkins Hoggatt takes cover from the splash made by Police Chief Geoff Willems falling into the dunk tank after Atkins Hoggatt took her aim at the target. The dunk tank was one of the many activities at the National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 7. Rebecca Mariscal / Rivertown Multimedia play button
National Night Out makes a splash at Lakefront Park
August 8, 2018 - 4:28pm
Hanadi Chehabeddine and Naaima Khan speak with Rev. Barb De Souza from United Methodist Church in River Falls about talking with her adult education class about Islam. "I think (the conversations) are vital," De Souza said. "Our country is going through a divisive time." Jackie Renzetti / Rivertown Multimediaplay button
A table for 350, please: Longer Table event draws people together in Hudson
August 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
Friends and families took time out of their Thursday afternoon to come together at the Community Appreciation Dinner at the park in Hammond to kick of Heartland Days. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
Heartland Days events moving to tractor pull site
August 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 6, 2018
Members of the Hudson Fire Department, left, and Hudson Police Department, right, battle in a tug-of-war competition at the 2017 National Night Out. This year’s event will be Tuesday, Aug. 7. File photo
National Night Out is Aug. 7
August 6, 2018 - 5:00am
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