Local nonprofit 21 Roots Farm brings meaningful activities to people impacted by developmental disabilities throughout the St. Croix Valley community. With programming for both youths and adults, activities on the farm are as fresh as each new season since the farm’s start in 2019.
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Spring break—for many of us in the Valley, it’s a week each year when we have to find alternative child care, or maybe it’s when you do everything in your power to avoid sunnier climes and the inevitable college crowd.
Founded in 1981, then re-envisioned in 2008, Youth Action Hudson (YAH) is a nonprofit organization that believes the young people of the Hudson community are one of the biggest assets when it comes to serving others and shaping future generations.
The Best Burger in the Valley fundraiser has enlisted 10 area restaurants to put up their most memorable burgers for a discount and the democratic process.
With the large population of Swedish immigrants who settled in Minnesota, many customs have been preserved through time. One such tradition is the feast day of St. Lucia, a third-century Christian living in Sicily who practiced her faith in secret.
Ten years ago, Stillwater pediatrician Dr. Brian Cress began searching for a medical mission trip to push himself professionally and get him out of his comfort zone.
When Sandee Madigan, longtime owner of Hudson’s Dilly Dally in the Alley, decided to retire last year, Jenny Gunsallus saw an opportunity. “I always knew I wanted to own my own business,” says Gunsallus, who took over the eclectic gift store in January.
Heather and Chris Peterson begin their work day much earlier than the crack of dawn. As bakers and the owners of Bread Art in Bayport, they start preparing bread dough and pastries at 2 a.m. and leave the bakery between 10 a.m.
As temperatures get colder, more families struggle to put healthy food on the table. Luckily there’s a range of Valley-area organizations stepping up to help stop food insecurity in the region. Here’s where you can pitch in—or get help.
Many people can use a little help waking up in the morning or getting through the workday, which often leads to coffee. St.