Health & Wellness

Sarah Bertsch performs acupressure on a dog with cancer.

Animals have always been a big part of Sarah Bertsch’s family. She and her husband have only ever had canine “children.” And when their rescued golden doodle Ellie was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer, Bertsch set off to research how best to help Ellie, just like any parent would.

“The purpose of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway is to preserve, protect and enhance the value of the St. Croix and Namekagon rivers and their immediate environment for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations,” the National Park Service says.

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One could say the past six months at the Afton House Inn mark quite a sea change for Current Restaurant—literally and figuratively.

These past months while the weather’s been warm in the St. Croix Valley, Olympic medalist Jessie Diggins has been training for the upcoming Nordic ski season.

Apple orchard season is just around the corner. After Labor Day weekend, most orchards open to the public with harvest activities that are fun for everyone. Here’s the lowdown on a few local orchards to check out.

Whistling Well Farm

This is an artist’s replica of a motel sign in Memphis that memorializes the assasination of MLK in 1968.

For 147 years, the Washington County Fair has been an important part of the local community—and for good reason. All members of your family will have a full day of fun thanks to everything from the carnival to the countless activities.

Teacher, father, seasoned river veteran, businessman: owner of River Guide Kayaks Mike Kealy is a little bit of all of these, and more.

Stillwater Area High School (SAHS) will soon welcome students back for another year of reading, writing and arithmetic. But its athletic programs also earn top marks.

Tuesdays have never been more fun. Stillwater brings Summer Tuesday back for its 16th year. All summer long, Stillwater residents have been bringing their blankets to Lowell Park for an evening of socializing and movie-watching, but the fun isn’t over yet.

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