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Growing up in the Russian Orthodox Church, Stillwater’s Debra Korluka was drawn to the beauty of icons from an early age. “I was raised with these images,” she says. “Icons have always been a part of my life.”

While team sports like football, hockey and basketball might receive the most public attention and media coverage, so-called “individual” sports offer their own set of challenges. Still, the term is something of a misnomer.

As St. Croix Preparatory Academy graduate Maddie Wilkinson began working on her college applications last year, she knew the personal essay was an important part of the process. But she says many people, including herself at first, often underestimate how much weight the essay truly carries.

Parenting isn’t for the faint of heart. Luckily, there’s help.

According to Michael Smith, director at Huntington Learning Center in Stillwater, the best way to get kids ready for the challenges of a new school year is to dedicate a little time each day to refreshing their skills in math, reading a

Fresh off a month-long artist residency in Salzburg, Austria, Marine on St.

Due to pop-culture portrayals or personal experiences, many people imagine a nun-run Catholic school as a strict, humorless institution where even minor infractions are met with a swift rap on the knuckles with a ruler.

From her secluded studio in Marine on St. Croix, Wendy Fernstrum creates intimate, cerebral meditations on language, love and identity.

On a 20-acre site of wooded land along the St. Croix River sits a small, historic cabin built around 1915. Set atop the river bluff with a porch overlooking the water, the cabin just north of Marine on St.

Gloria Meyer, who opened LearningRx in Hudson earlier this year, knows how hard it can be to keep kids mentally active during summer vacation.