Health & Wellness

Sarah Bertsch performs acupressure on a dog with cancer.

Animals have always been a big part of Sarah Bertsch’s family. She and her husband have only ever had canine “children.” And when their rescued golden doodle Ellie was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer, Bertsch set off to research how best to help Ellie, just like any parent would.

On every other Wednesday evening during the summer, hundreds of new and vintage cars are on display at Stillwater’s Lowell Park as part of the Cruisin’ on the Croix car show, a family-friendly event that showcases beautifully restored classics from the ’60s and ’70s (and even some from the ’30s)

In 2009, Saint Croix Vineyards held its first Wine Meets Art Festival, bringing together local artists, vendors and musicians for a small summer soirée.

Artists and bird lovers from throughout the Valley joined together to support ArtReach St. Croix on April 24 at the annual silent and live auction event in Stillwater.

For nearly 50 years, the Barbary Coast Dixieland Showband has been entertaining audiences of all ages with live shows featuring a distinctive blend of toe-tapping music, humor and showmanship.

Often this time of year, you’ll find the Hamilton family biking or walking the Zephyr trail, or from their house to the Lake McKusick bridge (with a stop to look for turtles) with kids Ella, 12, Oren, 10 and Lewis, 7. Like so many, they long to get outside after a winter spent at the St.

Before the days of European settlement, millions of bison thrived in the expansive grasslands of North America, roaming freely from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains.

For those of us who might have considered acupuncture but found we weren’t sure enough about how it works, or how its practitioners are trained, or what a session might actually feel like, St. Croix Valley Magazine has some points to ponder.

In Sweden, Midsommar Dag is second only to Christmas as the biggest holiday of the year. Midsommar Dag (Midsummer Day), is an annual celebration of the summer solstice that includes feasting, dancing and general revelry.

On Mother’s Day weekend, pottery lovers and ceramic artists from across the country will flock to Chisago County for the 24th annual Pottery Studio Tour and Sale. Seven establishments in the Upper St.

For Stillwater Area High School alumna Amy Stoks, the most important life lessons came to her in the pool.

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