April/May 2020

“April showers bring May flowers.” And so does St. Croix Valley Magazine. We are “showering” you with springtime stories, including some equine and floral features that will have you “chomping at the bit” to get outdoors and enjoy spring!

Due to the extenuating circumstances in our community during the creation of this issue, please note that some events/dates and even some business operations may have changed since these pages went to print.

An axe lodged in a target at The Lumberjack Bar

Celebrate local history by lifting a glass and throwing an axe at The Lumberjack Bar.

 
Erin Olsen and her horse, Ace at True North Ranch

True North Ranch offers a respite for animals and animal-lovers.

 
Nancy and David Eike's Stillwater home

The house, built by Creative Homes, is approximately four miles northwest of downtown Stillwater but has a very real “in the country” vibe on almost six acres with great views of nearby woods, prairie grasses and the occasional wildlife.

 
Floral designer Ashley Fox stands in a field of flowers.

Floral designer Ashley Fox and flower farm owner Susan Rockwood are local and organic.

 
A community garden organized by Sustain Hudson

Local businesses team up to create a greater impact on the community and beyond.

 
St. Croix Trail Blazers

Founded in 2010, the St. Croix Trail Blazers is a unique organization with a group of riders who share a love of horses and a commitment to overcoming challenges.

 
The Lifelong Singers

The Dementia Friendly Communities Coalition is working to create places where people with dementia and their caregivers can live without feeling isolated.

 
The back of a woman's head with gray hair.

As we age, our hair loses is shine and luster. What can you do?

 
A patio outfitted with outdoor design trends for 2020

Tips for making your outdoor space an oasis.

 
Lift Bridge Co-Work in downtown Stillwater

A non-traditional co-working space facilitates productivity.