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The 2018 Western Wisconsin Walk to End Alzheimer's featured an opening and closing program, as well as booths for area businesses and assisted living facilities in addition to the walking route, which participants could walk for one mile or more. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Hundreds turn out for Walk to End Alzheimer's
6 hours 8 min ago
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
September 12, 2018
Willow River teacher and U.S. Army Reservist Kevin Knoke speaks to the students at Willow River Elementary School on Patriot Day, Tuesday, Sept. 11. Students gathered outside the school at the end of the day for the event. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Hudson students observe Patriot Day
September 12, 2018 - 11:36am
September 11, 2018
Chris Clark, president of Xcel Energy in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, speaks at a celebration of the Allen S. King plant's 50th anniversary on Sept. 6, 2018, in Oak Park Heights. Hannah Black / RiverTown Multimedia
Allen S. King power plant celebrates 50th anniversary
September 11, 2018 - 8:54am
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
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
Citizens Police Academy begins Sept. 18
September 3, 2018 - 5:00am
September 1, 2018
Tropical Wings hosts meeting with bird hike, presentation
September 1, 2018 - 5:00am
August 31, 2018
Pictured are the volunteers who made this year's St. Croix County Shop with a Cop event a success. There were volunteer officers from St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office, New Richmond Police Department, Roberts Police Department, Baldwin Police Department and Glenwood City Police Department, as well as volunteers from the Salvation Army and Hudson Youth Action. Submitted photo
66 children sponsored for Shop with a Cop event
August 31, 2018 - 10:00am
August 30, 2018
A participant kicks up some dirt as he competes in the Falcon Frontier Rodeo last year. This year's event at the Campus Farm will be held Sept 7 and 8. Photo courtesy of Kathy M. Helgeson
Falcon Frontier Days is Sept. 7, 8
August 30, 2018 - 4:00pm
August 26, 2018
John Timmers checks out his wood art display prior to last year’s Art on the Kinni. Submitted photo.
Art on the Kinni, Grand Slam Jam: 2 reasons to visit RF Sept. 8
August 26, 2018 - 10:00am
August 24, 2018
Riders driving into the Prescott High School wave at bystanders. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Legion Riders stop in Prescott for charity run
August 24, 2018 - 9:46am
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
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