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James Badker and Mary Rohr discuss the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing and what they remember about that time.  Ashley Rezachek / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
'Are they really on the moon?': Red Wing residents recall 1969 moon landing
5 hours 28 min ago
July 16, 2019
Two corps members work at the cemetery. Photo submitted by Rich Manke
AmeriCorps crew works on Lakeside Cemetery
July 16, 2019 - 5:00am
July 12, 2019
Woodbury sisters Akshaya nd Swetha Ganeshkumar rehearse classical Indian dance at Kala Vandanam Chakra Studio in Lowertown. After years of work, the two made their official debut, or Arangetram, July 6 at the Oltman MIddle School auditorium. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
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Sisters "graduate" to full status as Indian classical dancers
July 12, 2019 - 12:04pm
July 10, 2019
Alaina Mattimiro. Mary Kelly Photography
Mattimiro a top-10 semifinalist at Miss Minnesota competition
July 10, 2019 - 9:55am
July 4, 2019
The American Legion recently honored Lou Chicquette for all the World War II veteran continues to do for other veterans. Submitted photo
Home celebrating another Fourth: Chicquette recalls WWII
July 4, 2019 - 2:00pm
July 3, 2019
U.S. Army Sgt. Heather Hedden leads the Cottage Grove Random Runners June 29 at Caribou Coffee. Hedden, of Hastings, was the guest of honor at the run. She deploys to Kuwait July 5. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
On the eve of deployment, a 5K farewell for local veteran
July 3, 2019 - 9:49pm
June 18, 2019
Brian Lombardi of Woodbury poses with his wife, Kelly, and two of their children at a previous Hope in Motion 5K. Lombardi began running in the annual fundraiser following a cancer diagnosis in 2013. Submitted photo
Inspired to run: Cancer survivor runs for family, hope
June 18, 2019 - 9:40am
June 14, 2019
Talisha, Tim, Royb and Taylor Wickberg pose for a photo. Submitted photo
Heading to Gambia: Hastings native joins Peace Corps
June 14, 2019 - 6:00am
June 6, 2019
Jay Eidsness and Maja Gamble hold up a sign advertising the warrant resolution event in St. Paul. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Warrant resolution event helps many find path forward
June 6, 2019 - 12:00pm
May 29, 2019
Barry Jaeger and Dick Andrews fly near Stanton Airfield in the glider they used to win the National Championships held in Albert Lea, Minn., May 12-18.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Video: Minnesota pilots grab national soaring championship
May 29, 2019 - 11:00am
May 28, 2019
"I have felt really welcomed here. People are really friendly," said Stephanie Tardiff, a transplant from Maine and new manager at Crystal Cave in Spring Valley. Her position at the tourist site has allowed her to use her Earth and Environmental Science degree from Unity College in Maine and work with her major interests. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
From Maine to Wisconsin: New Crystal Cave manager arrives in midst of expansion
May 28, 2019 - 10:00am
May 27, 2019
A headstone at Fort Snelling honors Air Force First Lieutenant William James Crockett of Cottage Grove, who remains MIA after being killed while serving in Vietnam. Submitted photo courtesy of Steve Crockett and Gail Crockett Stanghelle
An ending unwritten: Family lives with unknown fate of brother lost in Vietnam War
May 27, 2019 - 5:00am
May 24, 2019
Loving Home in Nkubu, Kenya, an orphanage started by Hastings resident Ann Makena-Daggett, currently has seven children from the ages of 2 to 6 years old. Photo provided by Makena-Daggett.
Loving Home built from afar: Hastings resident helps start, run Kenyan orphanage
May 24, 2019 - 11:49am
May 23, 2019
Ten-year-old Silas Ruprecht of Cottage Grove on the job for his new dog poop removal service. He's managed to earn the business and hearts of dog owners across the county. Jackie Renzetti / RiverTown Multimedia
Cottage Grove kid scoops his way to cash
May 23, 2019 - 5:00am
May 22, 2019
Dave Welshons (right) and Richard Welshons own of DCA Titles. Kelsey Roy/RiverTown Multimedia
From Here to There: Brothers take over the family business at a young age
May 22, 2019 - 11:53am
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