Arts & Culture

"terra cotta" vases made from baking powder and paint

We’re hanging out at home a lot more these days, so why not put that extra time to good use!

Willow River Falls

"Winter at the Falls" won in the City Landmarks category of our 2019 Lens on St. Croix Valley Photo Contest.

Gifts wrapped in the furoshiki method.

It’s easier than you think to come up with green alternatives to traditional giftwrap and boxes.

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

"Anxious People" overflows with so much love and a deep understanding of the human condition.

An ornamented tree sits in the foreground in front of the Stillwater Life Bridge

We love the view and the nod toward the joy of the holidays in this Lens on St. Croix Valley submission.

A drone photograph of the Stillwater Bridge across the St. Croix River

Drone photographer Michel Huber captured a lovely autumnal scene for our Lens on St. Croix Valley photo contest.

A photograph of a flower by local artist Cynthia Dickinson

Minnesota photographer Cynthia Dickinson captures beauty in the natural world.

Fall cleaning products sit on a kitchen counter.

Clean out and cozy up your home for the fall.

Jessie Diggins

"Brave Enough" is an honest account from Jessie Diggins about success on snow and in life.

Fall decor on a counter.

When the leaves start turning those beautiful rich golden, amber hues, it’s time to start transitioning your home’s interior decor for fall.

Sailboats on the St .Croix River

Summer has set sail but we still have fond memories via your submissions to the Lens on St. Croix Valley photo contest.

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