Health & Wellness

St. Croix Trail Blazers

Founded in 2010, the St. Croix Trail Blazers is a unique organization with a group of riders who share a love of horses and a commitment to overcoming challenges.

It’s easy enough to head to the mall for most of your holiday shopping, but sometimes the perfect gift isn’t found among the shiny and new. In fact, a little digging can unearth high-quality gifts hidden in some of the St.

Pamper your pooches this holiday season and make sure you know all of the tricks for keeping your pets healthy during the winter.

There’s no doubt something magical starts to happen this time of year, as the freezing river literally and figuratively connects the Valley once again with twinkling holiday cheer. The St.

Summer’s nary a blip in the rear-view mirror, and there are dry, wind-blown months of winter stretching before us. Add the holiday season and its sweet treats, and that stress can do a number on your skin.

For the past nine years, Lakeview Health Foundation has led a fundraiser to give back to its community and clients. The Lakeview Health Foundation Gala is a night of fine dining and entertainment, but it also serves to raise awareness of important topics.

Apple Cinnamon Protein Shake

350 calories per serving, 100 calories without protein powder

• ½ frozen banana

• ½ apple

• ¼ cup of uncooked oats

• 1 cup almond milk

• Pinch of cinnamon, to taste

• Ice cubes, to taste

Moon River Wellness herbalist Kali Higgins believes in the healing potential of nature.

When it comes to packing school lunches, it’s easy to get stuck in a rut. Registered dietitian for PowerUp4Kids, Marna Canterbury, offers these tips for fun—and easy—school lunches.

Valley residents from all adjoining towns came out to celebrate our nation’s veterans at Bayport’s annual Memorial Day parade, drawing participants from as far as Hudson, Stillwater, St. Mary’s Point and Newport, Minn.

The St. Croix Valley is a go-to fall destination for Minnesotans and Wisconsinites alike, and for good reason. From the vibrant scenery to the quaint towns and festive events, the Valley is arguably at its best during the autumn months.