RACHEL MAIROSE, executive director of Secondhand Hounds, says the shelter has witnessed an uptick in interest for pet adoptions and fostering during the pandemic. “Our large dog coordinator had a 75 percent increase in the number of lives saved over [last] summer,” Mairose says.
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Celebrate the fall harvest at Country Sun Farm with its abundance of family-friendly activities. Each fall season, the farm harvests over 50 acres of pumpkins and invites friends and families to help decorate them.
At Stillwater Segway Tours, owners James and Dianne Linden take great pride in their unique tours that offer unbeatable views of the river valley. They are currently the only licensed Segway tour company in Stillwater and look to provide the best experience for tourists and locals alike.
Stillwater’s very own Lift Bridge Brewery hosted a 10th anniversary celebration this past August, and soon they will break ground on a brand new production and distribution facility.
“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.