Health & Wellness

Aimee Van Ostrand’s impetus for opening her Stillwater acupuncture location was her relationship with the nonprofit Compass Center for Healing in Stillwater, which works with local veterans, offering donation-only services to

Located on the corner of Walnut Street and Second Avenue, the law firm of Eckberg Lammers P.C. is in the historic Goss-Boyden building, built in 1871. As the firm was looking to renovate their office space, they also wanted to preserve the historical look and feel as much as possible.

After a full 2016 season and January off, Chateau St. Croix has reopened under new management with regular hours and events that celebrate local wine, art, cheeses and gourmet foods. Nestled in rolling hills north of St.

Of course lights twinkle inside the glacial archways and wintry towers, tunnels and foundations feature two ice slides—it’s an ice castle, after all, built using icicles instead of blocks to affect a towering, Gothic presence, brought to the St.

Here’s a clue as to why you should spend your Valentine’s Day at a St. Croix Valley bed-and-breakfast: Children are generally not allowed. “People come to a B&B to escape children!” Phipps Inn owner and innkeeper Mary Ellen Cox says with a laugh.

Whether you realize it or not, you’ve already been introduced to the art of aerial dance even before you enter the Pole Barn at 122 Water St. S. in Stillwater.

Rising costs can be a barrier in many aspects of health care these days, and this includes Eastern medical treatments like acupuncture.

Valentine’s Wine Tasting at Chateau St. Croix: Savor a truffle-size chocolate and sample five ports in the French-style chateau tasting room, with a fireplace and Midcentury trimmings. $7. 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

During this month of love, it’s important to know when to call it quits. Sometimes it’s clear when to “break up” with a tree; other times, it’s harder to tell. But when a tree falls ill, it goes from asset to liability.

Winter dresses the Valley beautifully, so take in the sights from a cozy vantage point this year. Here are three bed-and-breakfasts—in Osceola, Wis., and Stillwater and Taylors Falls, Minn.—that offer setting, winter activities and full breakfasts.

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