Shops & Business

Whether you’re interested in stepping into the world of volunteering, or you’ve volunteered for over half your life, there are always new opportunities to help others.

Laurie Wright, a Stillwater High School graduate from the class of 1996, is back in Minnesota along with her successful business, Modern Envy Apparel.

Heather Thomas felt underwhelmed by the options of wine-themed gifts she saw in stores when she figured out the best solution; she could make gifts of her own. From there, Wine Winks was born.

Perhaps it’s only the avid fowl hunter who knows the month of April hosts a special conservation-based light geese open season in Minnesota (through April 30, to be exact).

Thirty years ago, Marine on St. Croix resident Tom Warth traveled to a library in Uganda and found it lacked something important: books.

Just down the street from her Urban Olive and Vine, Kay Timm is eight months into embarking on another endeavor in downtown Hudson. One that, along with co-owners Lynn Ulrich and Jane Wegand, she believes is reigniting a passion for cooking and filling a local niche.

The best valentines are the homemade kind, but that doesn’t mean the art has to suffer. We asked Karron Nottingham at Off the Wall Studio for her suggestions on some do-it-yourself ideas for the holiday, and she delivered!

Get creative this Valentine’s Day with one of these sweet and thoughtful gifts that go beyond the candy and flowers.
 
Vintage Key Necklace

At almost 100 years old, Stillwater Motors has been a local leader in the automobile industry for nearly as long as cars themselves have been around.

The frigid winter months for the early European settlers along the St. Croix proved to be a struggle for survival and a fight to keep up spirits.

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