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January 22, 2018
County Market hosted a countdown event Saturday, Jan. 13, to celebrate the Hot Air Affair’s football theme “Touchdown Hudson XXIX.” From left to right are: Hot Air Affair committee members Mike Murray and Ray Peterson, County Market store manager Nancy Hovey, Hot Air Affair committee members Josh Cool and Ruth Peterson, and County Market staff Brandon Lindahl and Jason Holte. Photo courtesy of the Hudson Hot Air Affair
Hudson Hot Air Affair: Balloons, parade and more
18 hours 6 min ago
January 21, 2018
The sixth annual Special Olympics basketball tournament is scheduled for Jan. 28. Games start on the hour in the four gyms between Greenfield and the high school. Photo courtesy of Roxi Wakeen
Special Olympics basketball tournament set for Jan. 28
January 21, 2018 - 11:00am
January 18, 2018
The annual Bowls for Hope charity event raises money for a worthy nonprofit organization in the St. Croix Valley. Bowls were made in ceramic, pottery and glass classes at UW-River Falls, River Falls High School, Meyer Middle School, the Renaissance Academy, or by area artists. Photo by Hailey Smith
Bowls for Hope event to benefit Family Resource Center St. Croix Valley
January 18, 2018 - 7:14pm
January 16, 2018
Students assemble inside a balloon envelope during a Hot Air Affair educational program at Houlton Elementary School. Photo courtesy of Art Juchno
Hot Air Affair weekend packed full of fun events
January 16, 2018 - 7:00am
January 14, 2018
Team bowling fundraising event registration open
January 14, 2018 - 6:06pm
January 13, 2018
Look what snowshoeing can accomplish! According to Rita Thofern, director of Friends of Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Parks, Inc., she had fun working with the suitor, Jake Bohlken, as he sweated out the details of getting the snowshoes and getting his secret photographer into place. By the way, she said, “Yes.” Photo courtesy of Rita Thofern
Snowshoeing events offer winter exercise
January 13, 2018 - 10:08am
Super Bowl LII, which will be held at US Bank Stadium Feb. 4, is expected to bring thousands of people to the area, some of which will utilize the New Richmond Airport. Photo courtesy of Minnesota Vikings
Super Bowl LII just weeks away: Prep begins at NR Airport
January 13, 2018 - 8:00am
Emcee John Knutson dressed as "the Hulk" from the 2014 Silver Screen Themed Hot Air Affair Smooshboard competition, standing beside the best dressed costume winning team who all came dressed as the "Titanic" from the epic motion picture. Photo courtesy of John Knutson
Hot Air Affair - Looking for Smooshboard teams!
January 13, 2018 - 5:00am
January 12, 2018
Rotary raising funds with winter River Dunk
January 12, 2018 - 7:00am
January 5, 2018
Belwin Conservancy Facilities Specialist Eric Palman spent seven hours building a Winter Solstice bonfire with logs and branches collected during routine maintenance throughout the acreage. The whole process took about seven hours. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Afton conservancy celebrates Winter Solstice with public bonfire
January 5, 2018 - 7:49am
January 4, 2018
The Hudson Hot Air Affair balloon launches at sunrise and/or 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, as well as sunrise Sunday, Jan. 28, offer a colorful show for spectators. All launches are weather permitting. Submitted photo
Hudson Hot Air Affair pre-events start on Jan. 7
January 4, 2018 - 7:49am
January 2, 2018
WESTconsin Credit Union will continue as the corporate sponsor marking nine years with the community celebration. In the front row (from left to right): Maria Schmitt, Lori Rayome, Melissa Kraemer, Lauren Mitchell and Mary Behling. Back row: Aaron Brager, Jennilee Foley, Abigail Olson, Maria Harp, Cecilia Clohisy and Kyle Hayes. Photo courtesy of Evy Nerbonne
Hudson Hot Air Affair celebrates football theme in January
January 2, 2018 - 7:00am
December 26, 2017
“Flooded” encaustic photography, 25-inch-by-32-inch by Nadia Alenov. Photo courtesy of The Phipps
Alenov's encaustic photographs in The Phipps Galleries
December 26, 2017 - 7:00am
December 25, 2017
Librarian Kim Kiiskinen took second place in the adult whimsical category with her ski jump creation. She said she was inspired by watching Lillyhammer on Netflix. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia
GALLERY: Gingerbread contests offers a sweet start to the holidays
December 25, 2017 - 7:00am
December 22, 2017
The Christmas Tour of Homes Committee is on the search for homes for the 2018 tour. Homes of all ages, sizes and varieties are considered, a diversity of styles and personalities are welcome. Photo courtesy of the Hudson Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau
Could your home be a Christmas Tour home?
December 22, 2017 - 7:00am