February/March 2020

Talent runs deep in the valley, like a snowdrift beautiful to behold from any angle. Join us on a journey of celebrating extraordinary local talent in these pages.

Last fall, artists and art lovers gathered at the historic Stillwater riverfront for this juried event that’s been celebrated for over 30 years. Artwork on display included custom made jewelry, hand-thrown pottery, blown glass, paintings, photography, fiber art, woodworking and much more.

Boats surrounded by ice on the water on the St. Croix River at the Hudson Dike

Drone photographer Tyler Mason won first place in the "Nature" category of our 2019 Lens on St. Croix Valley photo contest.

Steak, mushroom and ale soup made with a recipe by NellieBellie

Soup recipes to bring some inner warmth in winter.

Hot air balloons in the sky during the Hudson Hot Air Affair

The Hudson Hot Air Affair fills the winter sky with breathtaking color.

Seafood &  chorizo paella from The Global Chef

Personal chef Orlando Castro brings global flavors to clients’ homes.

Dancer Madison Jordan, who has appeared on So You Think You Can Dance

Madison Jordan made her dreams reality on So You Think You Can Dance.

The St. Croix Preparatory Academy archery team practices in their indoor facility.

Archery is a team sport regulated by a national organization called the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). This may be the first time you’ve been told either of those things—unless you are associated with St. Croix Preparatory Academy in Stillwater.

A waitress stands behind the bar area at Not Justa Cafe in this black and white photo

How do you choose between so many great St. Croix Valley brunch destinations?

A copy of the ProportionFit Diet & Health Plan kit, which contains the ProportionFit book and tools to ensure you're eating the proper portions.

ProportionFit is focused on making it easy to eat proper portions.