Health & Wellness

On the first Wednesday of each month, mystery book authors and their fans gather at the Dock Café in Stillwater for an evening of discussion and drinks.

On April 22, Earth Day events will be held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It’s a fitting time to catch up with Kristin Klemetsrud, project lead for the Main Street Stillwater Independent Business Association’s S.E.E.D.

While this likely doesn’t come as a shock to Stillwater residents and visitors, the city was named one of the “most picturesque small towns” in the United States by USA Today Travel.

When it comes to wine, Swirl in downtown Afton has it all.

During Stillwater’s Harvest Fest event, held in Lowell Park on October 10 and 11, pumpkins weighing over 1,500 pounds took center stage. Additionally, attendees enjoyed pumpkin baking and decorating, a chili cook-off, micro brew beer and wine tasting, a Giant Pumpkin Boat Race on the St.

On November 7, Enchanté and Capture Salon hosted “Illuminate Fashion Show,” a standing-room only event at the salon on S. Main St., Stillwater, that showcased seasonal fashion trends worn by St. Croix Valley area women.

When it comes to midwest winters, kids and hockey seem to go hand in hand. With that in mind, the inaugural Sticks in Stillwater event on February 5-7 is set to be a festive celebration of all things hockey and will feature a weekend-long outdoor mite hockey tournament.

Has cabin fever taken hold of your family? Are the kids getting restless? Is everyone feeling cooped up, now that we’re in the final stretch of winter? With an abundance of parks, trails, and winter recreation areas available in the St.

It comes as no surprise that keeping kids active in Minnesota during the wintertime can be a challenge. It’s February, youth winter sports are winding down and families are getting restless for spring.

Every year since 1990, thousands have gathered in Hudson to participate in the annual Hot Air Affair, the premier winter ballooning event and festival in the Midwest. This year’s event, “Paint the Sky,” will include approximately 35 hot air balloons.

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