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December 25, 2018
Grade school to high school students wait to begin singing a song about Saint Lucia at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. The girls wearing tinsel as belts and crowns are Lucia's attendants and those wearing cone hats and carrying staffs are "star boys." Rachel Fergus / RiverTown Multimedia
God Jul: A Scandinavian Christmas
December 25, 2018 - 5:00am
December 24, 2018
Some 1,100 children will get gifts this season thanks to the volunteers at Toys for Tots. The organization averages about 500 families a year, with each child getting three gifts and four stocking stuffers. Photo courtesy of Toys for Tots
Toys for Tots delivers gifts
December 24, 2018 - 8:00am
December 20, 2018
Jesse Stewart (left) and Chris Brown have been working together for years, including when Brown bought the Red Wing Cinema 8. Their first day was New Year's Day -- a busy time, they remember fondly. Now, Stewart and Brown ready their staff for the upcoming holiday season, the busiest season for theater owners. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Cinema is ready for the holiday rush
December 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
December 17, 2018
Cloth gift bags can be reused multiple times and reduce waste created by single-use wrapping paper. These gift bags were part of the Christmas display at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. Rachel Fergus / RiverTown Multimedia
A holly jolly waste-free Christmas
December 17, 2018 - 5:00am
December 12, 2018
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Q and A: Take a deep breath and enjoy the holidays
December 12, 2018 - 4:00pm
Serve Norwegian Rosettes coated with decorative sugar or a dusting of powdered sugar. David Samson / Forum News Service
Lost Italian: Stop and smell the Norwegian Rosettes this holiday baking season
December 12, 2018 - 7:00am
December 5, 2018
Viewpoint: This holiday season, remember our isolated and lonely friends and neighbors
December 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
November 27, 2018
Brad Smith, owner of the Harbor Bar, honors his mother's legacy by offering free Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Honoring a mother's legacy through a free Thanksgiving dinner
November 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
October 29, 2018
Tripping risk to makeup rashes: Preventing hazards this Halloween
October 29, 2018 - 10:48am
January 11, 2018
The flu is here. Make sure you're prepared
January 11, 2018 - 8:18pm
December 4, 2017
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Three weeks and counting: Spruce up the season and your holiday decor
December 4, 2017 - 9:04am
November 29, 2017
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Easy ways to cut calories during the holidays
November 29, 2017 - 9:30am
November 21, 2017
Sledding injuries — such as broken arms, back injuries and concussions — are common at the The Urgency Room, according to Dr. Carolyn McClain. She recommends choosing snowy, not icy hills and to make sure the hill is free of obstacles like jumps, bumps, rocks, poles or trees before beginning sledding. Stock photo
Top dangers threatening to take the happy out of the holidays
November 21, 2017 - 7:59pm
November 17, 2017
Audiences and associated theater executives have long praised SimpleGifts for staying true to its roots and exceeding expectations year after year. The group includes, in the front row, (from left to right): Amy Courts, Heather Moen and Billy-O. Back row: Laura McKenzie, Billy McLaughlin and Karen Paurus. Submitted photo
Six-piece ensemble offering 20 performances this holiday season
November 17, 2017 - 9:11am
November 8, 2017
Spotlight: Pottery Museum of Red Wing
November 8, 2017 - 8:45am
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