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Since last fall, a local artist group has been making paper boats with the materials gathered from the Apple River, adding nothing else.

Local artist group creating organic boats to float on St. Croix River

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ROBERTS - A St. Croix Valley art group made up of 20 local artists has been working on a project to give a voice to the rivers of the area.


"We feel as local artists we have a responsibility to continually explore what the integrity, stability and beauty of the community means and all of that is an integral part of the soil, waters, fauna and flora," said Barbara Bend, "What We Need is Here" group member and Roberts resident.

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