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May 25, 2018
Tyler Reitmann of Boy Scout Troop 777 was honored at the May 16, 2018, City Council meeting for earning the rank of Eagle Scout. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Photo: Reitman recognized for earning Eagle Scout rank
May 25, 2018 - 5:00am
May 18, 2018
Thomas Crist of Woodbury has made repeated trips to Ukraine to provide dental care for the needy. Last month, Crist was a recipient of the Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award. The award was presented by Community Thread, a volunteer organization in Stillwater, at a meeting of the Allegheny County Board of Commissioners. Submitted photo courtesy Thomas Crist
Quiet crusader: Dentist ministers to poor, immigrants, homeless, orphans
May 18, 2018 - 6:00am
May 15, 2018
The Cottage Grove Random Runners team won the Female Division of the Eau Claire Marathon Relay on May 6 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  Teammates Jennifer Lucas, Emily Firchaur, Solvei Baylis and Bridgitt Looney (pictured) posted a combined time of 3:15:27. They beat  112 other teams in the 26.2-mile race, which took runners along the scenic parks and lakes of the Chippewa River valley. Submitted photo courtesy of Carol DeBlieck
Four come first: Cottage Grove running team wins female marathon relay
May 15, 2018 - 7:49am
May 14, 2018
Brigadier Gen. Gregory Gutterman spoke to members of the Air Force Junior Reserves Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) at Park High School on April 27. Gutterman, a 1984 Park graduate, spoke about careers in the Air Force and the importance of commitment, character and doing your personal best. The appearance was part of a valedictory tour for the general, who will retire July 20 after 34 years in the Air Force. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Home base: Air Force brigadier general returns to Cottage Grove
May 14, 2018 - 3:34pm
May 12, 2018
Mason Kimbell, a junior at Park High School, is one of 21 students in District 833 who have been selected to study and perform with the Minnesota All-State music program. Submitted photo courtesy of Tracy Caponigri.
Park junior among 21 district students selected for Minnesota All State music program
May 12, 2018 - 7:49am
May 10, 2018
Kate and Anna Sawyer of Woodbury have each been accepted at a prestigious military service academy. Kate Sawyer (l) has received an appointment to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Anna Sawyer received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. The twins are seniors at East Ridge High School. Submitted photo courtesy of Jennifer Sawyer
East Ridge High School twins will attend military service academies
May 10, 2018 - 5:00am
May 1, 2018
Skylar Fields from Girl Scout troop 52797 was honored at the April 18 City Council meeting for achieving the Girl Scout Gold Award. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Fields earns Girl Scout Gold Award
May 1, 2018 - 7:49am
April 28, 2018
Members of the Inclusive Playground task force were recognized at the volunteer recognition ceremony April 17. Photo courtesy of the city of Cottage Grove
Volunteers in the spotlight
April 28, 2018 - 6:00am
April 24, 2018
Carter Bannwarth, 15, of Woodbury will perform at Carnegie Hall April 30 as a member of the Camp Broadway Kids Ensemble. The East Ridge High School freshman will join 60 other kids from across the country who successfully auditioned for the performing arts day camp, which takes place over three days in New York City. He is the only student from Minnesota to be selected. Submitted photo courtesy of Tammy Brice Creative Photography
Curtain call: East Ridge freshman makes return trip to Carnegie Hall
April 24, 2018 - 6:00am
February 28, 2018
Submitted photo courtesy of Laura Cloose
Snowplow driver makes cookie stop
February 28, 2018 - 3:36pm
February 23, 2018
Afton native Jessie Diggins powers up a hill during the 2017 FIS Cross Country World Cup Finals on March 17, 2017, in Quebec City, Canada. Photo courtesy the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
Afton native Diggins selected as closing ceremony flag bearer
February 23, 2018 - 1:08pm
February 15, 2018
Cottage Grove teens Ethan Gilles and Mykinzie Leach were crowned Junior Prinz and Prinzessin at the German Karneval Kostümball Feb. 10 in South St. Paul. Photo courtesy of Darrel Schenk
Cottage Grove teens crowned royalty
February 15, 2018 - 4:52pm
February 1, 2018
Crew 52 volunteers Margaret Kolb-Tavis (left) and Leslie Reich of Oakdale pose for a photo Jan. 26 at an informal pep rally at HealthEast Sports Center in Woodbury. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Alas, no purple in Super Bowl, but blue will do
February 1, 2018 - 8:17am
January 31, 2018
Air-itorial over the big game: How the Super Bowl air traffic plan came together
January 31, 2018 - 7:20pm
January 28, 2018
Deb and Jim Lyness are ready for the big game with their volunteer Crew 52 gear. The two will work the Super Bowl Live event on Nicollet Mall leading up to the game. play button
Hastings helps make up Super Bowl's Crew 52
January 28, 2018 - 10:00am