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May 18, 2018
The Ellsworth Fire Department has eight new probationary members and a total of nine new recruits that recently went through fire classes and certification. Pictured are (from left) Dan Daleiden, Alex Dravis, Carl Falkner, Jessi Willenbring, Adam Figi, Mike Bull, Calvin Omtvedt and Pete Lane. Missing from photo: Cory Brathall. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
Ellsworth fire department adding new volunteers
May 18, 2018 - 6:56pm
May 1, 2018
Taren Weyer, a wellness trainer, presenter, and the director of Powered on Will’s Girl and Boys running teams will facilitate the One Step at a Time Training Program for the Empowered Women's Half-Marathon and Women's 5K. Submitted photo
Turningpoint promoting fitness through half-marathon and 5K
May 1, 2018 - 7:51pm
April 9, 2018
Heather Hilke (left) was among the first girls to join Hudson Pack 148 earlier this year after the Boy Scouts of America changed its policy to allow girls into the Scouts. Also pictured are Hilke's fellow pack members Nolan Harstad and Holden Straka. Photo courtesy of Trina Hilke
It's a family affair: Hudson Boy Scout Packs among first to accept girls
April 9, 2018 - 7:00am
March 30, 2018
Pictured (from left) Alayna Pazurek, Loralei Johnson (covering her face), and Kendra Aufderhar draw monsters by assembling different animal parts to create a new creature. Photos courtesy of Ellsworth Public Library
Children draw friendly monsters at Ellsworth Library
March 30, 2018 - 1:28pm
March 18, 2018
Grants available to increase local and regional agricultural products available to public
March 18, 2018 - 5:34pm
March 14, 2018
Kristina Larson of Beldenville said they checked out the dog-themed caregiver kit and took it to her grandparents house for them to all enjoy some activities together. Pictured are George and Elva Boyd were able to enjoy the dog-themed caregiver kit with their great-grandchildren Rayna Larson (age 4) and Grady Larson (age 5). Submitted photo
Ellsworth Public Library offers option to help with Alzheimer's and dementia care
March 14, 2018 - 7:56pm
March 7, 2018
Girl Scouts go digital
March 7, 2018 - 12:05pm
March 1, 2018
Community Foundation releases spring grant information
March 1, 2018 - 4:11pm
February 28, 2018
Lions Clubs in the East Metro recently launched the region's KidSight program, which aims to detect eye disorders among children so they can be corrected before their eyes develop fully. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Lions Club launches KidSight program in Woodbury
February 28, 2018 - 1:05pm
February 24, 2018
The Assistance & Resource Center, Inc. recently received a $1,500 grant from Edina Realty Agents in River Falls. From left are: Stacy Hill, Rick Vorwald, Don Richards (ARC), Dan Brown, Cheryl Dintemann (ARC), and Betty Most. Submitted photo.
ARC received Edina Realty grant
February 24, 2018 - 11:15am
February 5, 2018
Several volunteers join the Historical Society for the 4th of July Parade. This is just one of the many ways volunteers can help at the Octagon House Museum. Photo courtesy of the St. Croix County Historical Society
SCCHS to hold new volunteer open house
February 5, 2018 - 6:00am
January 31, 2018
Volunteers stock shelves in the new Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf, which opened Jan. 18 in Oakdale. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
New Christian Cupboard facility opens in Oakdale
January 31, 2018 - 6:17pm
December 21, 2017
Sirens could be heard all over Ellsworth Saturday, Dec. 16 as the parade of squad cars made their way from Zion Covenant Church to Shopko. Children were able to shop for Christmas presents with law enforcement officers and then head back to the church for pizza and time with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Photo courtesy of December Orpenplay button
Sirens blaring, kids smiling and laughter were all on the docket Saturday
December 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
December 19, 2017
Lakeland, Minn., resident Bruce Platzer stuffs cash in a Salvation Army red kettle Friday, Dec. 15, during a 30-hour marathon bell-ringing drive at County Market in Hudson. Bell-ringers at the time were St. Croix County Sheriff's Office deputy Nathan Belz, his daughter Lana Belz, and SCSO investigator Dean Fayerweather. Organizers said the effort raised $77,382. For more on Salvation Army's efforts county-wide, turn to page B1. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Watch: A marathon accomplishment in Hudson
December 19, 2017 - 10:53am
December 13, 2017
Salvation Army shelter programs in need
December 13, 2017 - 8:45am
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