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Most people don’t realize the recently renamed Two Fish Thrift Store, was in place more than thirty years ago long before the food shelf operation got started. The thrift store started on a voluntary basis originally known as The Clothing Center in the mid 1980’s.
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth installment in a series exploring private land partnerships and why they are essential to the future of conservation. “It wasn’t actually all that hard...
Minneapolis singer-songwriter Heatherlyn performed at Mary Park Sunday evening benefiting St. Croix County's Mental Health Resource Guide.
In October 2013, New Richmond Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Jay Desio was able to jury-rig an infant oxygen mask to save four cats from a house fire off County CC near Amery.
The Star Prairie Lions Club honored longtime Star Prairie resident Wayne Thompson by renaming the ballfield in his honor, Wayne Thompson Memorial Field, at a ceremony Sunday afternoon during Ox Cart Days.
I grew up in a small town. Nine years ago, Val and I decided to move from Chicago back to a small town, a small rural Midwest town.
The Star Prairie Lions Club will once again be partnering with the St. Croix County Sheriff’s K9 unit on a fundraiser as part of their 2015 Ox Cart Days celebration. The 5K run/walk will take place Thursday, Aug. 20, with registration opening at 4:30 p.m. at the bingo hall and the race starting at 5:30 p.m. Walk-up registration day of the event costs $25 per participant, children under 10 years are free. A limited number of event T-shirts and headbands will be available for purchase on race day. All proceeds benefit the St.
The aroma of something good baking in the oven fills the air as I sit down at the kitchen table to interview this year’s Ox Cart Days Parade Grand Marshal Marilyn Matthys-Taylor.
With the start of school looming just around the corner, Star Prairie’s Ox Cart Days is one of the last opportunities to celebrate summer with some excellent local music starting with hometown favorite 301 Main taking the main stage at the pavilion 8 p.m. Friday night. “The whole idea behind 301 Main is to express the diversity of music. At the store, we are the Star Prairie Jam Band.
Star Prairie’s contribution to the summer festival scene, Ox Cart Days, kicks off Thursday, Aug. 20, with the St. Croix County K9 Walk/Run. Registration opens at 4:30 p.m. with runners taking their mark at 5:30 p.m. followed by a live demonstration by officers and their K9 partners. The 47th annual Ox Cart Days runs through Sunday, Aug. 23, in downtown Star Prairie hosted by the Star Prairie Lions Club. This year the Lions have traded their traditional antique car show for the 1st Annual Run with the Lions Charity Motorcycle Rally.