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This past spring, St. Croix Valley residents and guests gathered to enjoy an enchanted evening at the Royal Golf Club in Lake Elmo while raising funds to support the charitable work of the United Way of Washington County East.

St. Croix Valley Magazine

St. Croix Valley Magazine wants to publish your writing. We are looking for creative, thoughtful, first-person essays (up to 400 words) on topics close to your heart—inspiring stories about neighbors and friends or something you particularly love about life in the St Croix Valley.

A graphic announcing the 2020 Best of St. Croix Valley Magazine readers' choice survey

Voting is now closed. Finalists will be announced in March!

St. Croix Valley Magazine Top 10 Stories of 2019

As we look back on 2019, we're reflecting on the stories you—our readers—loved most.

Five boats sail on the St. Croix River during a race.

Meet the winners of the 2019 Lens on St. Croix Valley photo contest!

Summer is fleeting in the St. Croix Valley. But folks know how to have fun all year round in these parts. Sponsored by the Hudson Rotary Club, this annual wintertime event, held this year on February 16th, helps local non-profits and groups raise money for their organizations.

A little girl looks at the books in a Little Free Library.

New book illustrates how to create and curate your own Little Free Library.

A graphic advertising voting for the 2019 Lens on St. Croix Valley photo contest.

Voting is now closed. Stay tuned for the winners!

The St. Croix River

Add these St. Croix Valley “bucket list” locations to your list of best places to check out this summer.

A graphic that reads "Meet Your Winners, St. Croix Valley Magazine Best of '19 Readers' Choice"

At St. Croix Valley Magazine, we’re about celebrating our neighbors and communities with each and every issue and Instagram post. But each year, we set aside a whole month for celebrating the créme de la créme in our “Best of” issue.

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, NEA Big Read, National Endowment for the Arts, ArtReach St. Croix

The entire community is encouraged to read "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel as part of a grant received by ArtReach St. Croix.

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