• Dark Sky Event at Marine Elementary School playground, Fri. Sept 17, 8 pm, featuring guest speaker meteorologist Mike Lynch.
River Valley Potters are looking forward to welcoming visitors back to their annual Fall Studio Sales on September 17, 18 & 19, 2021. There are four host potters at three different locations this year: Guillermo & Alana Cuellar (Shafer, MN), Peter
If you’ve grabbed a bite to eat at the Brookside Bar and Grill in Marine on St. Croix, you’ve probably noticed that the restaurant has a unique claim to fame; a stream runs right through the middle of the building! The Mill Stream originates in William O’Brien State Park and flows downhill, …
May Township received $154,334 from the federal government’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The money can be used to make strategic investments in long-lived assets, to rebuild reserves to enhance financial stability, and to cover temporary operating shortfalls until economic conditions no…
The Carnelian-Marine-St. Croix Watershed District (CMSCWD) just released a draft 10-Year Management Plan Update which, once approved, will guide the agency’s work through 2032.
The USPS is raising rates August 29 for both the general public and commercial mail users. Stamps are increasing nearly 5.5%, marketing (bulk) mail is increasing 7% and periodical mail is increasing nearly 9%.
When Marine’s newest council member, Wendy Ward, decided to run for office, one of her key interests was in helping the community make the best use of its abundant natural resources.
Thrusting the city into the somewhat unusual circumstance of being both applicant and adjudicator, the Scandia City Council last week signed off on a planned unit development application it will make with the Scandia Heritage Alliance in support of the proposed Scandia Arts & Heritage Center.
To help ensure public safety and protect natural resources, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is expanding burning restrictions. Effective 12:01 a.m., July 27, areas within state jurisdiction in Aitkin, Becker, Benton, Carlton, Clearwater, Mahnomen and Stearns counties are includ…
The Washington County Board of Commissioners received the Administrator’s recommendation for the county’s 2022 budget July 27.
This article is the second of a five-part Dark Sky series brought to you by the Marine on Saint Croix Green Step Cities committee. It’s dark Sky program aims to preserve natural environments and conserve energy by lessening light pollution.
As the calendar grinds on into the hottest weeks of summer, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is reminding people to be aware of the dangers of blue-green algae.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural resources is keeping an eye on the eastern United States, where reports of dead and dying songbirds are on the rise.
After losing a conditional use permit last November, the Arcola Mills historic foundation had their work cut out for them to bring the site of their historic mansion up to code. A number of dangerously dilapidated cabins from the 1970s needed to be removed, and one of them would take extra c…
In response to a pair of incidents of racist graffiti in Scandia and May Township, the Scandia City Council passed a formal resolution condemning the hateful messages.
The Marine City Council devoted significant time at its July 8 meeting to civic participation after resident Scott Spisak expressed concerns about late agendas, incomplete council packets and when residents are allowed to speak.
Western Wisconsin and Eastern Minnesota continue to experience the nationwide trend of unusually warm temperatures and low rainfall. As the drought becomes more prominent, the attention in this area turns to agriculture.
Ever get the sudden urge to use the word Octopussy, but can’t find the right time or place? Buy a Glastron GT-150.
The Minnesota Transportation Museum is pleased to announce the reopening of the historic Minnehaha (Princess) Depot at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis. The depot has been closed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Princess will reopen on the afternoon of Sunday, July 4th.
The Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway will be decked out in patriotic colors and the Unexpected Company Chorale will lead passengers in a patriotic sing along on Saturday July 3rd at 12:30 pm. There are still train ride tickets available for some trips over the holiday weekend at www.tr…
Hand-crafted, people-powered watercraft have graced the waters of the St. Croix river for hundreds of years. On Tuesday, July 6, from 5-8 pm, visitors to the Paddle Crafts-Boat Show will have a chance to learn about, and see the difference between, canoes, kayaks, row boats, jon boats, ding…
After months of work by the Marine Planning Commission and its expert consultant, the commission will be hosting a public hearing on Tues., June 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Marine Elementary School.