Health & Wellness

The University of Wisconsin River Falls Rodeo rodeo team

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls competitive rodeo team and club combines the love for horses and the sport of rodeo with community outreach to preserve Western heritage.

Presented by Chateau St. Croix Winery & Vineyard this event begins with a car show and contest. Featured cars from different genres, from retro to sports, can win awards. While the festival is free to the public, car entries are $5 each.

Strawberry lovers, get set: the annual Afton Strawberry Festival is just around the corner. Swing by and see over 60 vendors selling a wide array of products. Enjoy live music and eat delicious food.

A late 1800s brewery will turn into a 40-room hotel early this summer. Stillwater’s newest hotel, Lora, has a lot to offer guests: history, charm and a location right on Main Street.

We’ve all heard it’s important to wear sunscreen during sunny summer days. According to dermatologists at Forefront Dermatology in Hudson and Advanced Dermatology Care in Stillwater, sunscreen isn’t the only preventative care we need.

It’s not every day you get to hear an accordion orchestra play music from your favorite movies—May 12 is your chance to do just that.

For the fifth year in a row, Run Stillwater will host the Stillwater Half-marathon, presented by Twin Cities Orthopedics; this year’s event is May 26.

Maple syruping is “one of those ‘rites of spring’ in the Midwest,” says Jennifer Vieth, executive director of Carpenter Nature Center.

Last September, on a hot fall day, more than 500 Valley residents turned up (many of them in kilts) for the biennial Bagpipes and Bonfires event, hosted by the Episcopal Church of the Ascension.

Nicole Danielson, a lifelong Valley resident, says before being diagnosed with breast cancer at age 35, she thought of the disease as something affecting older women, but soon realized just how many women younger than 40 were going through treatment, too.

Meet Mary Block, co-owner of Johmar Farms, which provides the romantic horse-drawn carriage rides in downtown Stillwater. We sat down and asked her our burning questions.

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