MAIDEN ROCK-Dog Days of Stockholm announces artist Maria Dudley Kowalski’s original painting “Puppy Party on the Pier” (an 11’’x 14’’ acrylic on canvas), featured as part of the 2013 Dog Days of Stockholm event poster, will be available for bidding during the Dog Days Silent Auction event.RELATED CONTENT
It couldn't have been timed any better. Avoiding the baking temperatures and dead air humidities of July, the 129th Pierce County Fair finds itself perfectly situated in an Hudson Bay high pressure system this weekend.RELATED CONTENT
Ellsworth's 11th annual Cheese Curd Festival began Friday night and went through Sunday in its new location in East End Park. The parade will be the highlight of today's activities, along with a pie-judging contest, bingo, meat raffle and a bean-bag toss tournament. The parade will begins at 1 p.m. Meanwhile on Saturday a Kiddie Parade was held with participants dressed in period costumes at the time of Ellsworth's founding. The village is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.RELATED CONTENT
Wednesday night, Reed Grimm,'s single performance made it on American Idol.RELATED CONTENT
Advocates for Victims of Abuse program from First Covenant Church served hot meals to more than 100 families who attended Project Community Connect at St. Joe’s Church in Red Wing.RELATED CONTENT
The Republican Eagle is compiling a list of addresses of decorated houses for this holiday season.
Area residents will have a chance to voice their thoughts on local government budgets and taxes at annual property tax meetings soon.
This year, Minnesota saw the highest voter approval for school district operating levies since 1997, the Minnesota School Boards Association reported. Out of 114 districts holding levy votes, 90 were approved, including those at Goodhue Public Schools and Kenyon-Wanamingo Public Schools.
Minnesota fire departments, including those in Goodhue County, received more than $2 million in reimbursement grants for 2012 training from the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education, the Department of Public Safety announced Tuesday.
DENNISON — Heading into Dennison I knew the population was only about 200 people so I wasn’t expecting much, but what I ended up seeing was a pleasant surprise.RELATED CONTENT
The combination of Ray Bonneville’s weathered voice, blues guitar, harmonica and the steady beat of his stamping foot create a sound greater than the sum of its parts, Crossings at Carnegie officials promise. Locals can groove to his Big Easy-style of musical storytelling at 8 p.m. Friday Sept. 2 in Zumbrota.RELATED CONTENT
BAY CITY – “Over the river and through the wood to grandmother’s house we go” starts the holiday croon – and, on this sublime day, the beginning of an afternoon trip.RELATED CONTENT
Pianist, accordionist and occasional storyteller Dan Chouinard comes together with jazz violinist Randy Sabien for a night of music. The two musicians perform at 8 p.m. Saturday Aug. 27 at Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota.RELATED CONTENT
CANNON FALLS -- Less than an hour after President Barack Obama answered his last question during his town hall meeting Monday afternoon, Hannah’s Bend Park was nearly deserted.RELATED CONTENT
New Beginnings Family Services will hold its annual garage sale fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday Aug. 19 and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday Aug. 20 at First Covenant Church, 2302 Twin Bluff Rd., Red Wing.