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June 22, 2017
After a diligent “Save the Curds” campaign and meetings with Minnesota State Fair officials, it was announced this week that Don Mueller's The Original Deep Fried Cheese Curds space would be offered to another fair vendor. Cheese curd fans from all over the region were disappointed when they heard the news. Photo courtesy of Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
June 22, 2017 - 2:48pm
June 20, 2017
Father Tony Andrade poses with couples and widows at the 50th Anniversary Celebration at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Community Church. The June 13 mass and luncheon was the 25th such event, which honors members who have been married 50 years or more. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia.
50 and counting
June 20, 2017 - 3:14pm
Blues guitarist Olivia Plasch, 8, of Cottage Grove, warms up backstage at the Strawberry Fest Talent Show at Kingston Park. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Best of the Fest: Talent show draws singers, dancers to Strawberry Fest
June 20, 2017 - 12:38pm
The 2017 Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Ambassadors were selected at a June 19 coronation. They include (front, from left) Little Miss Princess Trinity Pieper and Little Miss Queen Mio Tubman and (back, from left) Miss Princess Emily Woodworth, Miss Queen Julia Merrell, Miss Princess Dakota Kelsey, Junior Miss Queen Elizabeth Niezgocki and Junior Miss Brynne Mickelson. Photo courtesy of Lew Vogel
Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest ambassadors selected
June 20, 2017 - 7:23am
June 17, 2017
The running group Cottage Grove Random Runners stops for a photo after the Strawberry Fest 5K concluded on June 17. Blaze Fugina / RiverTown Multimedia
Sights from the Strawberry Fest 5K
June 17, 2017 - 10:51am
June 16, 2017
Plan your Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest activities
June 16, 2017 - 10:09pm
June 15, 2017
Matt Koskie (right) and Steven Sanftner found the 2017 Strawberry Fest medallion with the help of Sanftner's 3-year-old son Skylar. Scott Wente / RiverTown Multimedia
Experienced searchers: Repeat Strawberry Fest medallion winners claim 2017 prize
June 15, 2017 - 3:35pm
Strawberry Fest medallion found
June 15, 2017 - 12:28pm
Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest medallion hunt Clue 4
June 15, 2017 - 8:30am
Honorary Survivor Jennifer Hauk leads the survivor's lap. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Overcoming fear: Relay for Life of South Washington County raises $130,000
June 15, 2017 - 8:30am
June 14, 2017
Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest medallion hunt Clue 3
June 14, 2017 - 8:30am
June 13, 2017
Lake St. Croix Beach minister JP Armstrong will be marrying couples during Afton's Fourth of July Parade. Photo courtesy of JP Armstrong
Minister to marry couples aboard Afton's 'Love Float' during Fourth of July Parade
June 13, 2017 - 4:00pm
Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest medallion hunt Clue 2
June 13, 2017 - 8:30am
June 12, 2017
Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest medallion hunt Clue 1
June 12, 2017 - 8:30am
June 11, 2017
Dr. Ed Ward
Health column: What role will you play?
June 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
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