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St. Croix Valley Magazine

St. Croix Valley Magazine wants to publish your writing. We are looking for creative, thoughtful, first-person essays (up to 400 words) on topics close to your heart—inspiring stories about neighbors and friends or something you particularly love about life in the St Croix Valley.

The county fair brings communities together to create a fun environment and celebrate people who make a difference. While most people's experience ends when they leave the fair, for the Fairest of the Fair, the experience lasts the entire year.

Muslims in the St. Croix Valley and throughout the east metro will soon have a beautiful, brand new house of worship. Construction on a mosque in Afton began in 2017 and was set to open this past summer. Plans had been in the works for almost a decade.

The St. Croix Valley is the focus or backdrop to some of the most beautiful photography. And Instagram is a great place to spotlight and share what both professional and amateur photographers capture along the way.

We're gearing up for our annual photo contest and we can't wait to see this year's group of submissions!

Life is sweet when it comes to the following 30-some most-admired restaurants, shops, services and people, because all of their hard work and effort, investment in the Valley and commitment to quality is paying sweet dividends, as each is voted by you, our readers, as the best in the region in a

Local high school senior Violet Penman, who will attend UW-River Falls this year, has a natural instinct for photography. Not only did her photo Valley Bee win first-place in this magazine’s photo contest, but her only other submission, Busy Bee, took home second place.

Readers, you voted for your favorite businesses in a bunch of fun categories this year, from restaurants to doggy daycares to fitness spots. Before the winners of our Best of St.

The second Chamber Winter Gala Community Awards Celebration takes place this month at The Heights Hall in Oak Park Heights.

Each fall, local professional and hobby photographers can submit their best photos for the chance to win the Stillwater Photo Contest, run by the Stillwater/Oak Park Heights Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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Saturday, March 21
[Arts & Performance]
Classic Albums Live takes classic albums and recreates them live on stage — note for note, cut for cut.
Tuesday, February 4 to Sunday, February 9
[Arts & Performance]
Winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love.