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May 14, 2018
Meteorologist Paul Douglas signs books at an event held in April. He speaks about climate change from a faith perspective. Submitted photo
A conservative climate change speaker
May 14, 2018 - 5:00am
May 11, 2018
Jessi Willenbring, Ellsworth Area Ambulance Service (EAAS) director, said the ambulance service is very thankful for the many donations they receive from the community. Order of the Easter Star recently gave EAAS $100. Pictured (left to right) Willenbring, Mary Bristol from Order of the Easter Star and  EAAS Treasurer Connie Burgess. Submitted photo
Being there in the worst of times
May 11, 2018 - 5:14pm
May 8, 2018
Craig Lewis sits in his Hudson home. He's been a foster parent for seven years. May is National Foster Care Month, and  St. Croix County Foster Care Director John Bretl said the county very much needs more foster parents. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
'Every day is rewarding': Local man shares his foster parent story
May 8, 2018 - 4:00pm
Kristy Strain is shown after receiving the 2018 UW-River Falls Chancellors Award. Submitted photo
'It's a very emotional process': Chancellor’s Award winner discusses hospice volunteer work
May 8, 2018 - 7:49am
May 5, 2018
Janet and Doug Hansen kiss at the conclusion of their vow-renewal ceremony.
54 years later, a wedding to remember
May 5, 2018 - 9:00am
April 30, 2018
Robin Sordahl and Skyler Pruitt brought balloons and cookies to residents at Our House Senior Living. Also pictured is Our House Senior Living Director Leah Ripp. Submitted photo
Residents at Our House share in prom memories
April 30, 2018 - 6:49pm
April 26, 2018
Kathryn Ho of Woodbury is on her way to completing the 30 Days of Biking Challenge. She's ridden every day in April despite record snowfalls. Submitted photo courtesy of Kathryn Ho
Woodbury woman closing in on 30-day cycling streak, snow be damned
April 26, 2018 - 6:00am
April 25, 2018
Phaedra Raethke is currently going through chemotherapy treatment as she battles breast cancer; she was diagnosed in January. She said the support of her family, friends, work and community have been great. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
Raethke continues to make people smile as she battles breast cancer
April 25, 2018 - 4:52pm
April 24, 2018
Carter Bannwarth, 15, of Woodbury will perform at Carnegie Hall April 30 as a member of the Camp Broadway Kids Ensemble. The East Ridge High School freshman will join 60 other kids from across the country who successfully auditioned for the performing arts day camp, which takes place over three days in New York City. He is the only student from Minnesota to be selected. Submitted photo courtesy of Tammy Brice Creative Photography
Curtain call: East Ridge freshman makes return trip to Carnegie Hall
April 24, 2018 - 6:00am
April 22, 2018
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen, standing center in front, is flanked by ETS Elite Next Level owner Ryan Englebert (red shirt) and former Wildcat and current ETS trainer Oscar White along with about 185 River Falls High School student-athletes after Thielen spoke to the group Thursday, April 12, in the high school gym. Bob Burrows / RiverTown Multimedia
Viking offers words of wisdom
April 22, 2018 - 7:49am
April 16, 2018
Hannah Burns is shown in the fitness park she helped create by organizing and fundraising for its creation. Her work on the project has earned her a Prudential award. Photo courtesy Kim Burns.
Burns receives state Prudential recognition
April 16, 2018 - 7:49am
April 10, 2018
Max McDonnell (right) is presented the Live Better Community Service Award by Larry Dokkestul, president and CEO, for his volunteer work through the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Pierce County. Photo courtesy of Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services
McDonnell Presented Live Better Community Service Award
April 10, 2018 - 5:12pm
Teja Choudhery of Rosemount has a caring heart for dogs and has been a foster parent to 25 dogs. Now she volunteers her time to place homeless dogs with foster families. She is shown playing with Leo, her adopted Shih Tzu puppy, and his poodle playmate Chanel. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Puppy love grows leaps, bounds
April 10, 2018 - 7:49am
April 9, 2018
Susan Albarado Grand has been a Pierce County dispatcher for 2.5 years and sees her job as an opportunity to help the community and make a difference. Submitted photo
Dispatchers serving public one phone call at a time
April 9, 2018 - 5:41pm
April 6, 2018
The ninth floor, a public gathering area at Downtown Plaza, offers offers a view of downtown Red Wing and the Wisconsin bluffs. SmartAsset recently listed the city as of Best Places to Retire in Minnesota. Sarah Hansen / RiverTown Multimedia
Retiring Red Wing: Word spreading among seniors about city’s appeal
April 6, 2018 - 10:46am
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