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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 10, 2019
Alan Nugent said the General Store in Red Wing mixes nostalgic and tasteful gifts for all to enjoy. Located in the historic Pottery Place, the store is across the steps leading to his other business: Stockholm Pie Co. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Sassy and sweet items for all: General Store is open in Red Wing Pottery Place
July 10, 2019 - 6:00am
June 19, 2019
Susan J. Olson stands in the doorway of Whimsy's Closet's new location at Main and Bush streets. Ashley Rezachek / RiverTown Multimedia
Downtown boutique relocates to corner on Main
June 19, 2019 - 6:00pm
June 6, 2019
Apples won't be ready until 2020 at Driftless Orchard. Until then, Madeline (left), Clare and Francis suggest stopping by the strawberry picking times on their website: www.driftlessorchard.com. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Pick some sweet somethings: Strawberries season starts soon
June 6, 2019 - 5:00pm
May 2, 2019
Dave Hallstrom, his mother Carol and his wife Diane, own Hallstrom Florist and Greenhouse, a business that has been in the family for four generations.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia
Hallstrom's future is focus on flowers: Downtown store will continue serving customers
May 2, 2019 - 6:00am
April 25, 2019
Andrea Hanson spent much of her teenage years working in various shops in downtown Red Wing. Now, with Phileo Style, she owns her own shop. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Phileo Style owner in Red Wing touts more than clothing
April 25, 2019 - 6:00pm
April 22, 2019
The Professional Lice Center in Goodhue looks like a hair salon. Instead of cutting and dyeing hair, employees work to remove head lice and nits. Submitted photo
Removing lice strand by strand: Business opens in Goodhue
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
April 15, 2019
CannonBelles began as a cheese-making business. Now the three creators of the business have a coffee and ice cream shop in Cannon Falls. Cheese can also be found at the shop, assuming they have not sold out for the day. Rachel Fergus /RiverTown Multimedia
CannonBelles Cheese opens coffee shop, plans plant in Cannon Falls
April 15, 2019 - 11:23am
February 18, 2019
Kevin (right) and Ted Florine are the father-son team in charge of running Buchanan Grocery in Red Wing. On Feb. 11, the Florine family to notified the public they are looking to sell their location by July. If they are unable to sell the building by that time, they will close Red Wing's last neighborhood grocery. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Neighborhood market on the market: Buchanan Grocery owners to step down in July
February 18, 2019 - 5:00am
February 13, 2019
Salon with a Twist owner Alison Youngs poses with the Queen of Hearts (Celina Stewart) at the Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting Feb. 4, 2019. S.W.A.T. was named the 2018 Beauty, Health and Wellness Business of the Year. The banquet theme was based on "Alice in Wonderland." Jean Dosdall / RiverTown Multimedia
S.W.A.T. named beauty, health and wellness business of the year
February 13, 2019 - 5:00am
January 17, 2019
Hidden Storage Boxing opened in autumn 2018 at 1070 Tile Drive. Cate Zenzen/RiverTown Multimedia
Discovering a 1, 2 punch: Hidden Storage Boxing about more than fitness
January 17, 2019 - 6:00pm
December 7, 2018
River Valley focusing on growth opportunities
December 7, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 24, 2018
Small shopping, big impact
November 24, 2018 - 4:28am
August 6, 2018
Jordan Carpenter in his sewing room. Sarah Hansen / RiverTown Multimedia
Sew much talent: Carpenter creates gowns, drama as a home sewer
August 6, 2018 - 8:00pm
July 18, 2018
Artisan Plaza is located at 1223 S. Fourth St., Cannon Falls. Sarah Hansen / RiverTown Multimedia
Small batch, meet small town: Artisan Plaza features the finer things in life
July 18, 2018 - 10:00pm