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July 20, 2017
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 18, 2017
A trio of banana peppers grow in one of the pots outside of Prescott City Hall. There are four pots total that are split up between the City of Prescott and the Prescott Library. It's free and City and Library will replace what's been taken. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Take your pick: City of Prescott, Library plant vegetables, flowers outside of Hall
July 18, 2017 - 2:30pm
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
June 24, 2017
Chelsea Fiedler, executive director of Have a Heart, Inc. stands outside Have a Heart, W10356 Highway 29. The organization, which offers services for people with special needs, has set quite a few goals for it's future, and Fiedler said she hopes to include more community involvement in the future. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
June 24, 2017 - 6:01am
June 11, 2017
Dr. Ed Ward
Health column: What role will you play?
June 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
June 7, 2017
Twin Cities YMCAs offer summer memberships for youths: Health briefs
June 7, 2017 - 9:31am
June 5, 2017
May and June bring uptick in Lyme disease cases
June 5, 2017 - 9:00am
May 31, 2017
Twin Cities Unicycle club members say the activity is a great way for riders of all ages to get exercise and meet new people. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Unicycle club offers exercise and fellowship
May 31, 2017 - 9:00am
May 25, 2017
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
May 25, 2017 - 8:00am
May 21, 2017
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
May 21, 2017 - 8:00am
May 17, 2017
Angie Payden shows her 18-month sobriety chip that she received in February 2015. Payden struggled with sobriety for years, but she’s now four years sober. Submitted photo by Angie Payden.
Experience, strength and hope: Fight against alcoholism needs community support
May 17, 2017 - 8:00am
May 14, 2017
Editorial: Nursing home workers care — and we should, too
May 14, 2017 - 8:00am
May 11, 2017
Andrea and Chad Hanson of Goodhue, Minn., have been married for nearly 10 years. She was his care assistant following a crash that left him paralyzed. Andrea’s recounting of their love story is featured in “Oola for Women: Find Balance in an Unbalanced World.” Photo courtesy of Andrea Hanson
Writing to inspire: Minnesota love story included in new book
May 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
May 3, 2017
The Kelly family raises chickens on their farm near Red Wing. Marty Kelly says he teaches his children safe handling and hygiene practices when caring for the birds. Photo courtesy of Marty Kelly
Keep safe keeping backyard chickens
May 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 21, 2017
Dr. Ed Ward
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm