Writer Bios


Angela Johnson is a writer, reader, thinker and speaker with one daily goal: to live a useful life, content but never complacent. Her fiction has been published in online literary journals and she is a 2012 finalist in The Loft Literary Center’s Mentor Series for creative prose. As editor of Edina Magazine, Angela loves to develop informative stories about the many interesting and inspiring local personalities, artists, educators, entrepreneurs and volunteers. When Angela isn’t writing or reading, she loves to laugh with her friends, make memories with her children and hold hands with her husband. Email Angela your story ideas or feedback!


St. Croix Off Broadway performs their Christmas show.
The folks at St. Croix Off Broadway at Hudson House Grand Hotel will serve up cool versions of your favorite Frank Sinatra tunes in a production of Christmas My Way, A Sinatra Holiday Bash!
A wood-carved Stillwater Bridge sign from Smith + Trade Mercantile
Smith + Trade Mercantile connects artisans with art lovers.
Curlers at the St. Croix Curling Center hold their brushes near a stone.
If you’ve always wanted to try curling but didn’t know where to begin, St. Croix Valley is home to the St. Croix Curling Center.
A slice of Praline Apple Pie.
St. Croix Valley Magazine Editor Angela Johnson shares a family favorite praline apple pie recipe.
A shot of the sunrise over the Stillwater liftbridge.
Todd Kockelman submitted his photo "Winter Liftbridge" to our 2018 Lens on St. Croix Valley photo contest.
Sarah Bertsch performs acupressure on a dog with cancer.
Hudson woman uses holistic practices to help ill and aging animals.
The Minnesota Orchestra plays a Concert in the Park in Hudson.
The community came together last summer for the Minnesota Orchestra's Concert in the Park.
A little girl looks at the books in a Little Free Library.
New book illustrates how to create and curate your own Little Free Library.