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July 17, 2019
Mary Anne Wise pauses in front of a rug from Morocco hanging at Culture Cloth in Maiden Rock. Wise knows the woman who made the rug and has visited her home.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Weaving a better world: Taliban ruling affects Cultural Cloth rug sales
July 17, 2019 - 1:56pm
July 16, 2019
Danielle Oehrlein has been in the beauty business for 15 years. Although she just started doing lash extensions a year ago, she has a passion for them that she wants to share with Hastings. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
Lights, camera, lashes: Downtown welcomes new lash and beauty studio
July 16, 2019 - 5:00am
June 24, 2019
A screen capture of Method Organization Co.'s website, www.movewithmethod.com.
A new way to organize: Method Organization Co. specializes in senior move management
June 24, 2019 - 11:00am
June 11, 2019
The new Quaint and Quirky shop will be located at 216 Second St., next door to Mississippi Clayworks. Norgaarden is still working on getting a new sign for the space, but has set up displays in the window for passersby. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
Quaint and Quirky moves to new space
June 11, 2019 - 5:00am
May 28, 2019
Level Up Games is located at the corner of Second and Sibley streets in the Hastings National Bank building. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
Hastings game store sets goal to be a new community spot
May 28, 2019 - 2:55pm
March 29, 2019
Barb Hollenbeck showed off one of her favorite toys at the shop — a stacking toy where the pieces spin downward. "I find that adults like it just as much as the kids, and if adults like it they will play with it with the kid," Hollenbeck said. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
From there to here: What led Barb Hollenbeck to own a toy shop
March 29, 2019 - 6:00am
February 21, 2019
Richard (left) and Brad Arkell race remote control cars around the indoor track connected to their storefront and warehouse. The identical twins, originally from Lake Elmo, own and operate Dollar Hobbyz in Woodbury. Hannah Black / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
VIDEO: Twin brothers open RC racing store in Woodbury
February 21, 2019 - 6:00am
December 19, 2018
3rd Act Craft Brewery celebrated its grand opening Sunday, Dec. 16 in Woodbury. It is the city's first brewery. Hannah Black / RiverTown Multimedia
'A little bit of St. Paul right here in Woodbury'
December 19, 2018 - 5:00am
December 4, 2018
Dog House co-owners Niels Schapochnicof and Nicole Johnson opened a new business with doggie day care, boarding, full-service grooming and self-car dog washing under one roof in Farmington. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Dog House opens full-service pet care business in Farmington
December 4, 2018 - 5:00am
November 29, 2018
Muse2320 Fiber Co. opened its doors Nov. 24, just in time for Small Business Saturday and Holiday Hoopla. The team pushed really hard to be ready in time for the holiday season, according to owner Sara Lawrence. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
A place to stitch and relax: New yarn shop opens in downtown Hastings
November 29, 2018 - 6:00am
October 25, 2018
The view from above 61 Marine and Sports shows a full lot, one of the reasons the business plans to expand again this fall. Courtesy of the city of Cottage Grove
61 Marine and Sports expands again
October 25, 2018 - 8:54am
August 29, 2018
Chris Carey buys a cup of lemonade from Jacob Engelstadt, 9, and his brother Ben, 14. Carey and his wife Heather organized the first Lemonade Day in Cottage Grove. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Young Cottage Grove entrepreneurs test their juice on Lemonade Day
August 29, 2018 - 9:44am
August 13, 2018
Bob Wise and son Kerry are ready to welcome renters to Hastings Storage & Service, 18315 Lillehei Ave. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
Hastings' newest storage facility offers more
August 13, 2018 - 5:00am
May 1, 2018
A rendering of the site plan for Wise Funeral Home in Hastings is pictured. The plans include an addition of a crematory to the existing building. Photo courtesy of City of Hastings
Wise Family Funeral to expand parking lot; add crematory
May 1, 2018 - 6:00am
November 27, 2017
Roxanne Murray and Gail Doblar opened their quilt shop Two Meandering Ladies in Prescott in September. Located at 220 Broad St., the shop fulfills a lifelong dream for the two friends. Rebecca Mariscal / RiverTown Multimedia
Two Meandering Ladies settle in Prescott
November 27, 2017 - 8:45am