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January 10, 2018
The Holiday Train Committee poses with an oversized check declaring the $1 million they have raised over 15 years. Photo courtesy of Mary Slusser
Holiday Train hits $100k in 2017 donations
January 10, 2018 - 3:34pm
January 5, 2018
Belwin Conservancy Facilities Specialist Eric Palman spent seven hours building a Winter Solstice bonfire with logs and branches collected during routine maintenance throughout the acreage. The whole process took about seven hours. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Afton conservancy celebrates Winter Solstice with public bonfire
January 5, 2018 - 7:49am
January 3, 2018
A family gets ready to slide down the hill through the light show. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia play button
Northern lights: Second Glow in the Dark Sledding event still draws the kids
January 3, 2018 - 8:30am
December 22, 2017
Crestview Elementary and Nuevas Fronteras Spanish immersion student council members gather around three pallet crates containing 2,451 food and toiletry items both schools collected as part of the 10 Days of Giving event that benefits the Friends in Need Food Shelf in St. Paul Park. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimeda
10 Days of Giving
December 22, 2017 - 7:49am
December 14, 2017
Shane, 6, Ruth, 8, and Betha, 3, Johnson got decked out to meet Santa Dec. 6. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia play button
Light the night: Cottage Grove tree lighting celebration fights the winter chill
December 14, 2017 - 8:30am
December 12, 2017
Don't go it alone: Local Church hosts Christmas dinner
December 12, 2017 - 12:29pm
December 11, 2017
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Cottage Grove Holiday Train donations pass $1 million mark
December 11, 2017 - 3:45pm
December 7, 2017
Mary Slusser greets the Holiday Train last year with (from right) Cottage Grove Mayor Myron Bailey, former St. Paul Park Mayor Keith Franke and former Newport Mayor Tim Geraghty. File photo by Scott Wente / RiverTown Multimedia
That's the ticket: 15th Cottage Grove Holiday Train stop will be Slusser's last as lead
December 7, 2017 - 9:24am
November 29, 2017
Choose from a selection of studio arts including glass, ceramics, painting, fibers, printmaking, photography and mixed media. Photo by Kathy Helgeson
Annual Art Scholarship Sale begins Nov. 30 at UW-River Falls
November 29, 2017 - 1:49pm
November 28, 2017
Mr. and Mrs. Claus watched the City Hall tree lighting last year. The Arts Commission is hoping to have 12 trees sponsored and decorated at the Dec. 9 Holiday Train stop. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Festival of Trees adds new twist to Cottage Grove Holiday Train festivities
November 28, 2017 - 8:45am
November 17, 2017
Jerry Molnar delivered an inspirational talk at the 11th annual Cottage Grove Area Prayer Breakfast Nov. 7 at River Oaks Golf Club. Molnar described growing up poor, overcoming alcoholism, and dealing with the devastation of losing his friends and livelihood during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 at the World Trade Center. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Devotion and emotion: Speaker at Cottage Grove Area Prayer Breakfast shares stories of loss, luck and love
November 17, 2017 - 1:00pm
November 15, 2017
Music Teacher Mallory Martin conducts the Armstrong Choir as they sing the Star Spangled Banner at the Nov. 8 Veterans Day Celebration at Armstrong Elementary School. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Armstrong Elementary honors veterans
November 15, 2017 - 1:10pm
Park High School senior and ROTC cadet Alisia Johnson sang "God Bless the USA" during a Nov. 10 Veterans Day observance in the school gym. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Solemnity and sacrifice: Park High School thanks veterans
November 15, 2017 - 8:54am
November 14, 2017
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Park High School honors sacrifice at Veterans Day observance
November 14, 2017 - 12:29pm
November 10, 2017
Armstrong Elementary honors veterans
November 10, 2017 - 7:30pm
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