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DIRO offers new outdoor activities locally

DIRO outdoors allows all ages to

Marlee McGuire, Social Media Editor

December 21, 2018

Living in the St Croix Valley, outdoor experiences are waiting for people to enjoy. Outdoor adventure stores exist, but coordinating the equipment and experience often create a barrier to making it all happen. DIRO Outdoors, a locally based recreational tourism company, provides the perfect solution to enhancing outdoo...

Ricky Michel named to St. Croix Valley Hall of Fame

Athletic Director Ricky Michel enters St. Croix Valley Hall of Fame this fall. He is a former baseball coach and elementary teacher.

Sadie Heieren, Photography Editor

November 7, 2018

A new name was added to the St. Croix Valley Hall of Fame this fall: Athletic Director Ricky Michel. He now has a place with the other coaches and athletes that have many great accomplishments at Stillwater. Long awaited, he and a few others happily received their claims to fame. Their dedication and hard...

Peterson saves ALC bus during unexpected incident

Katie Tanski, Social Media Reporter

March 20, 2017

Many people would not jump into action in a chaotic moment, but a student from the ALC did. Senior ALC student, Thomas Peterson, was reading a book on his way home on the bus. He suddenly heard screaming coming from the back of the bus and then he jumped into action. The bus driver passed out and Peters...

Leos Club gives opportunity to grow

Leos Club gives opportunity to grow

Emily Lodahl, Team Lead Editor

November 17, 2014

The St. Croix Valley Leos Club is a community service program that provides volunteer opportunity and development through leadership. Leo clubs are a youth organization of Lions Clubs International. The word LEO stands for Leadership, Experience and Opportunity. There are about 45 members ranging f...

Art in the Park celebrates its 35 year

Various paintings are on display in a tent located at Art in the Park in Afton.

Natalie Gjermo

October 23, 2013

Afton is usually a quiet town, with people driving in and out of it going to and from. On the weekend of Sept. 28 and 29 that all changes when Afton hosts their annual art fair. Tents and smells of the vendors fill the park downtown. Afton has been putting on Art in the Park for 35 years. This year...

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