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July 20, 2017
More than 100 people gave their farewells to Kendrick Jordan Jr., 5, by sending more than 50 colored balloons into the skies above his St. Paul Park elementary school on July 19, 2017. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimedia
St. Paul Park gathers to honor life of Kendrick Jordan Jr.
July 20, 2017 - 3:07pm
English singer/songwriter Simon Kindleysides performed June 29 at Broadway Bar and Grill in St. Paul Park. Kindleysides uses a wheelchair due to an inoperable brain tumor, but continues to pursue his music career. His grandfather, local resident Pat Bric, paid for his trip. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
St. Paul Park man flies singing English grandson to Minnesota
July 20, 2017 - 9:20am
Prescott guard Nick Simon shoots a 3-pointer during warmups for the WIAA Division 3 state semifinal against Lake Mills Thursday, March 16. Simon played football, basketball, and baseball in high school. He was diagnosed with Type-1 diabetes in May of his senior year. Jalen Knuteson / RiverTown Multimedia
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
July 20, 2017 - 9:00am
July 19, 2017
Emma Foster, (center) stars in the Woodbury Community Theatre production of “Legally Blonde, the Musical.” The ensemble includes Kori Nelson, Mickey Van Drehle, Alyssa Schorr, Bridget Roepke, Jonathan Strom, Anna Gwaltney and Lewis Youngren (from left). William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
The show doesn't stop: Woodbury Community Theatre presents 'Legally Blonde'
July 19, 2017 - 2:44pm
July 18, 2017
“Play On!” is the story of a community theater desperately trying to put on a play despite maddening interference from the haughty playwright, who also keeps revising the script. Anything that can go wrong does. Pictured are (from left): Tricia Cook (Woodbury), Darcy McDowell (Stillwater), Lisa Shafer (Rosemount), Colin Eral (Houlton), and Andrew Robertson (Woodbury). Photo courtesy of Mark Schaeffer.
Check out the comedy 'Play On!' in Hudson
July 18, 2017 - 10:02am
July 17, 2017
JoAnn and Greg Parks, who live between Cadot and Cornell, Wis., sold this decorated yellowware seated spaniel for nearly $2,000 after having the item appraised by Mark Moran at an appraisal event last year at the Friday Memorial Library. Photo courtesy of JoAnn and Greg Parks
Antique appraisal turns into big bucks
July 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
The River City Chorale will provide special music at two Sunday worship services July 23 at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in Mahtomedi, Minn. Photo courtesy of River City Chorale
River City Chorale offers summer performances
July 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
July 14, 2017
Volunteer Nicholas Zellmer (left) ladles some stew into pots for Marvin Taylor (center) and Nick Kowalenko during the 64th annual Booya. The Newport Fire Department hosted the celebration July 9, 2017, at Fire Station 1. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Fill-er up: Booya celebration a stirring success
July 14, 2017 - 9:33am
July 12, 2017
American Red Cross collections staff member Cherrelle Simon collects a blood donation from Clint Kraft. Clint says that he gives blood because his wife suffers from a rare disease. Amanda Romney / American Red Cross
Red Cross faces critical blood shortage
July 12, 2017 - 8:08am
July 10, 2017
Louie Anderson. Submitted photo
Louie Anderson plays Celebrity Family Feud for local charity
July 10, 2017 - 5:03pm
June 30, 2017
Area 4th of July celebrations/fireworks guide
June 30, 2017 - 5:00am
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