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August 18, 2018
Six area students joined 100 other teens from across the state to attend Youth Leadership Congress at UW-River Falls. Pictured (standing): Eryka Knutson, Jack Blaubach, John Flynn, Adam Johnson; (front) Cedric Kosnopfal and Raye Schmalstig. Submitted photo
Area students sharpen leadership skills at YLC
August 18, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 15, 2018
Mike Hazard (left) from Minneapolis explains one of his photos from the HAFA Farm to Maggie Paynter, Red Wing Arts board member, during a reception on Aug. 10, 2018. His work is hanging at the Red Wing Depot. Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia
Photos illustrate life of Hmong farmers
August 15, 2018 - 6:00pm
August 13, 2018
Pop Armstrong became an icon in River Falls after purchasing and operating a popcorn wagon. According to a chapter in his daughter's memoir, he became a counselor to many who needed someone to talk to. Photo courtesy of Kay Armstrong Baker
Pop's Corn: Local popcorn wagon owner impacted many
August 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
Scott Thomson grew up in Chicago searching for scrap wood and metal in the alleys to use in projects he built.  Now retired, he builds what he calls "rustic farmhouse" furniture. Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia
Thomson turns scraps into beauty
August 13, 2018 - 5:00am
August 11, 2018
Audrey Severson
Two locals named to Sons of Norway leadership roles
August 11, 2018 - 2:00pm
August 10, 2018
Virginia Geraets' relatives stand beside her photo on the Pierce County Fair Memorial Wall on Thursday, Aug. 9. Katie Davidson / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Geraets' dedication to arts remembered on Pierce County Fair Memorial Wall
August 10, 2018 - 9:39am
August 8, 2018
Ladies of the Shrine Auxiliary are shown working on assembly and stitching of over 90 Christmas stockings that will be delivered to the Shriners Hospital for Children this October.
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Ladies sew Christmas stockings for Shrine children
August 8, 2018 - 5:00am
August 7, 2018
Helmer Peterson (right) stands next to his wife Ethel. Helmer was a milk hauler from El Paso for over 40 years and will be honored at this year's El Paso Days. His son and daughter-in-law Wayne and Bonnie Peterson will be serving as Grand Marshals. Photo courtesy of Bonnie Peterson.
32nd annual El Paso Days honors history of milk haulers
August 7, 2018 - 8:00am
August 4, 2018
The Stars of Prescott Wall, located in the Performing Arts Gallery at Prescott High School, contains the names of families and individuals who have supported the Performing Arts Center. Submitted photo
Performing Arts Center donors are Prescott stars
August 4, 2018 - 10:00am
July 28, 2018
Irene Bergmark was chosen as the Plum City Care Center's June Resident of the Month. She and her husband, Alvin, enjoy visits from their children and grandchildren. Submitted photos
Irene Bergmark: dill pickle connoisseur and lover of the waltz
July 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 25, 2018
Lonnie Feuerhelm
Lonnie Feuerhelm will be remembered for his jokes, love for his community
July 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 24, 2018
Mary Hinshaw is presented the Live Better Community Service Award by Chris Tackmann, Vice President of Member & Administrative Services, for her volunteer work with Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put.  -Submitted photo
Living Better Community Service Award goes to Mary Hinshaw
July 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
July 23, 2018
Danielle Ellingstad recently started working at Atrium Post Acute Care in Ellsworth as a social worker. She will complete her master's degree at Madison for school social work in the spring. Zach Dwyer / RiverTown Multimedia
New social worker in Ellsworth has big plans for her future
July 23, 2018 - 4:11pm
July 20, 2018
The Lopez family poses July 20, 2018, with staff and crew from Red Wing Aeroplane at Red Wing Regional Airport. Submitted photo
A call for help, 2,000 miles away: Local company helps family of injured Lake City boy fly home
July 20, 2018 - 10:00pm
On the back porch, Jess Runyon looks into her home of 11 years with her family. The home was struck by a lightning bolt on June 16 making the home a total loss. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
A freak accident, a home lost: Bay City family rebuilds after fire
July 20, 2018 - 11:30am