Arts & Culture

Entrance to Miracle at Big Rock.

Miracle At Big Rock Brings Dazzling Holiday Fun to the St. Croix Valley. The winter wonderland is back for its second year of lights, holiday cheer and more.

In 2013, the U.S. Patent Office sent a memo to its patent examiners instructing them to cease and desist examining all patent claims related to naturally occurring human DNA sequences. This was huge and historical news—our genes were free! But what led to that point?

We Wait for the Sun

The Washington County library has gathered three book recommendations in honor of Black History Month. Since its official inception in 1976, Black History Month has been a time to pay tribute to and celebrate Black achievements throughout history.

Calm Morning in Stillwater - Michael Huber

We regularly feature photo submissions from our Lens on St. Croix Valley photo contest in the pages of St. Croix Valley Magazine and online.

snow sculpting

The cold and snowy days of winter usher in a new season of activities and competitions. Hockey games fill up local arenas, skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes, and snowmobilers head to the trails.

The People Remember

Please share this gorgeous book with the children in your life.

morning fog at perch lake

We regularly feature photo submissions from our Lens on St. Croix Valley photo contest in the pages of St. Croix Valley Magazine and online.

coffee table styling

When a local couple decided to build a home on scenic lot surrounded by horse pasture, tucked in off a gravel road in Grant Township, they emphasized to their builder Divine Custom Homes in Hudson, Wis. and interior designer Amy Lefarink of Interior Impressions in Woodbury, Minn.

children with chicken

“If you had told me 10 years ago that I would become a chicken lady with a 3,000-square-foot garden, I would have told you [that] you were crazy,” Emily Bretzel says. “When we bought our house, we were simply looking for a beautiful outdoor space.

remodeled kitchen

Transforming homes with plenty of potential is what Jason Fabio does best at Ispiri Design-Build. As founder and president, Fabio and his team know how to make a client’s vision become more than just a dream, but a reality.

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