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December 23, 2014
Wyatt Henningsgard (right) and his brother Owen just found out they made Santa’s “nice” list during the Christmas in Somerset event hosted by the Youth Hockey Association and the Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at the Montpetit Memorial Ice Arena in Somerset. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
Santa is coming to town
December 23, 2014 - 9:19am
December 18, 2014
A pair of children sit on Santa’s lap while a photographer takes their picture during the Bernard’s North Pole event on Saturday, Dec. 13, at Bernard’s Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in New Richmond. (Photo by Jordan Willi)
Spreading Christmas cheer
December 18, 2014 - 10:55am
November 26, 2014
Members of the New Richmond Area Centre have taken the time to write down what they are thankful for as part of the Gratitude Project, which is in its second year at the Centre. Answers are posted on the wall for everyone to see. (Photo by Jordan Willi)
Gratitude Project asks members what they are thankful for
November 26, 2014 - 11:24am
October 30, 2014
Four reasons the screams were nonstop Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Lions Club’s Haunted Hayride in Somerset. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
A scary good time: Halloween events abound
October 30, 2014 - 11:00am
October 23, 2014
Sidetrack Saloon owner Nate Stork confers with Roberts Royal Ambassador Hannah Olsen prior to the Sidetrack’s Oktoberfest Parade on Saturday, Oct. 18. (Photo by Sarah Young)
Carrying on a tradition
October 23, 2014 - 11:17am
September 18, 2014
Return of the Border Battle
September 18, 2014 - 2:10pm
August 28, 2014
Josh Albertsen demonstrates how to eat corn on the cob like a pirate at Corn Fest, Saturday in New Richmond.. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
The ultimate summer treat
August 28, 2014 - 10:31am
August 21, 2014
This gentleman looks like he’s remembering times gone by as he walks the rows of antique tractors displayed in Roberts Village Park on Sunday, Aug. 17. The Threshing Bee featured demonstrations of an old saw mill and threshing machine. (Photo by Sarah Young)
Embracing and remembering farming history
August 21, 2014 - 2:01pm
Nike site veterans reunite Aug. 23
August 21, 2014 - 1:37pm
Volunteers Ann and Bill O’Rourke keep busy handing out sweet corn at last year’s Corn Fest. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
Corn-fed family fun
August 21, 2014 - 9:30am
Candy crazies at the Ox Cart Days Grand Parade Sunday in Star Prairie. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
Memories made at 2014 Ox Cart Days
August 21, 2014 - 9:25am
August 14, 2014
The 2013-14 Miss Hammond Haley Doonan crowns Ariel Backes as this year’s queen during the Queen’s Pageant at St. Croix Central Middle School Thursday, Aug. 7, as contestant Reanna Gullixson looks on. (Photo by Sarah Young)
Heartland Days showcases Hammond’s “heart”
August 14, 2014 - 2:27pm
Sue Frank was presented the Hammond Heartland Award at the Heartland Days community dinner Thursday, Aug. 7, in Village Park. She is pictured with Hammond Lions Club President Jay Ditlefsen, who had nothing but high praise for Frank and her community service. (Photo by Sarah Young)
The biggest heart in Hammond
August 14, 2014 - 2:00pm
Helen Demulling, grand marshal of this year’s Ox Cart Days, served as the first woman president of the Star Prairie Village Board from 2003-05. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
Helen Demulling honored as Ox Cart Days grand marshal
August 14, 2014 - 10:31am
August 7, 2014
Bill and Judy Jones have been selected as this year’s Hammond Heartland Days grand marshals. They are humbled by the honor and are looking forward to a fun weekend. “We can’t imagine living anywhere else,” they said, crediting the friendly residents for their love of the “Heart of St. Croix County” village. (Photo by Sarah Young)
Keeping up with the Joneses
August 7, 2014 - 1:43pm
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