AFTON — The return of Music in the Trees, a two-day outdoor event showcasing a diverse group of instrumentalists and vocalists, on Saturday, Aug. 14 and Sunday Aug. 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in and among the trees near the Belwin Education Center at 1553 Stagecoach Trail S. in Afton. 

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Nearly 20 years ago, a small group of parents from the Forest Lake area wanted to create an elementary school that would contribute to the world community by offering bilingual graduates worthy of the International Baccalaureate (IB) credentials. They formed a board of directors and founded …

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Like a lot of events this summer, Stagecoach Days in Wyoming is coming back Saturday, Sept. 18, with a one-day celebration instead of the traditional two-day event at the intersection of East Viking and Felton Avenue in Wyoming.

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In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, it may be tempting to think that a boat is requisite equipment for the successful angler. Those who are willing to hoof it in the northeast metro, however, have no shortage of opportunities to catch fish from piers and shorelines.

Fourth of July will be celebrated this Sunday. The Fourth of July—also known as Independence Day or July 4 — has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution.

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In Minnesota, few things are more synonymous with summer than mosquitoes. Fortunately, those in the seven-county Metropolitan Mosquito Control District (MMCD) have been getting a break from those tiny pests for more than 60 years.

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More than a million fishing licenses are sold annually in Minnesota. Fishing—and eating fish—is part of our collective DNA. We’ve been casting to our lakes, rivers and neighborhood ponds for generations. There may be no better representation of the natural bounty of our state than the summer…

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Many more people who have family pictures taken include their dogs in the poses. Photographer Kristina Lynn Marshall, owner of Kristina Lynn Photography & Design, has learned a few tricks along the way to get the best shots of those furry friends.

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Before you take your dog out for a walk to the park anywhere this summer, be aware of potential parasites lurking to harm your four-legged friend.

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When the COVID-19 pandemic put students into distance learning last year, six Stillwater Area High School students decided to get together to design and build something really cool — a human-powered rover.

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