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May 27, 2019
A headstone at Fort Snelling honors Air Force First Lieutenant William James Crockett of Cottage Grove, who remains MIA after being killed while serving in Vietnam. Submitted photo courtesy of Steve Crockett and Gail Crockett Stanghelle
An ending unwritten: Family lives with unknown fate of brother lost in Vietnam War
May 27, 2019 - 5:00am
May 23, 2019
Ten-year-old Silas Ruprecht of Cottage Grove on the job for his new dog poop removal service. He's managed to earn the business and hearts of dog owners across the county. Jackie Renzetti / RiverTown Multimedia
Cottage Grove kid scoops his way to cash
May 23, 2019 - 5:00am
May 9, 2019
Brandon Lewanski and David Labno (second and third from left) accept the 2019 Preservationist of the Year Award at the May 1 Cottage Grove City Council meeting. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Privy to history: Amateur archaeologists awarded Preservationist of the Year
May 9, 2019 - 5:00am
May 6, 2019
Members of the International Group of Woodbury pose for a photo at a January meeting in the Central Park amphitheater. Submitted photo
Built on friendships: After 8 years, International Group still going strong
May 6, 2019 - 7:00am
May 1, 2019
Junior Emma Block laughs in reaction to a photo taken of her following the East Ridge High School grand march on April 27, 2019. Hannah Black / RiverTown Multimedia
Gallery: Prom-goers prepare for 'Endless Elegance' at East Ridge
May 1, 2019 - 6:00pm
April 30, 2019
Don Bettis has been running the Auto Doctor for 30 years, and has been working on cars since he was 13 years old. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
From here to there: The Auto Doctor celebrates 30 years in Hastings
April 30, 2019 - 5:00am
April 29, 2019
Woodbury High School senior Sayuj Saresh published his research paper   in the Journal of Emerging Investigators, a science journal run by graduate students at Harvard University. The journal features the work of middle and high school students. Photo courtesy of Herb Struss
Woodbury senior publishes in Harvard journal
April 29, 2019 - 10:15am
April 25, 2019
National Karate Academy of Martial Arts in Cottage Grove candidates and instructors (from left to right): Sam Forthun, Joel Forthun, Ian Dugas (first degree), Barry Maxwell, John Dugas (third Degree), Valerie McDonough (first degree), Komelien Monroe (first degree), Victoria Schroder (first degree), Masyn Hammer (first degree), Jemmel Williams (first degree), Mark Balandin (second degree) and Dan McDonough. Submitted photo
Photo: Karate candidates receive black belt promotions, awards
April 25, 2019 - 6:00pm
Carter Bannwarth
Woodbury teen headed back to Carnegie Hall
April 25, 2019 - 4:00pm
The Pineridge Garden Club honored three half-century members at its 50th anniversary celebration April 17 at River Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove. Delores Handeland, Glennie Dolan and Kathy Rolfson (from left) also kept a scrupulous historical record of the club’s activities. Mickey Rolland (third from left) hosted the very first meeting of the club at her Cottage Grove home in 1969. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Pineridge Garden Club celebrates 50 years of growth
April 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
April 24, 2019
Area businesses fundraise for boy thrown from balcony at MOA
April 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
Richer (second from left) with a clinician supervisor and two of their patients. Submitted photo
Local student seeks help funding education in prosthetics
April 24, 2019 - 9:47am
April 18, 2019
Emma Malicki (center) inspired some of her sixth grade classmates at Cottage Grove Middle School to collect toiletries for homeless veterans. Some students who are not in the photo also donated. Submitted photo courtesy of Jean Kilgore
Cleansing and compassion: 11-year-old leads drive to collect toiletries for homeless vets
April 18, 2019 - 3:00pm
Tom Swanson is pictured undergoing one of three weekly dialysis treatments. Because Polycystic Kidney Disease, which Swanson suffers from is incurable, dialysis is the next immediate option to keep him alive until he finds a kidney donor. Submitted photo
Prescott man needs a kidney, wants thousands of others to receive one too
April 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
Ken Brittain speaks after being named  Cottage Grove Volunteer of the Year on April 9 at River Oaks. At left are Cottage Grove City Council members Steve Dennis and LaRae Mills. Photo courtesy of Scott Seroka
Volunteer of the Year has embraced adopted city
April 18, 2019 - 5:00am