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March 11, 2019
A recent report in the Washington Post stated that Americans are spending less time reading for enjoyment than in past years and that 26 percent of Americans had not read a book in the past year. Local librarians say that statistic is misleading. Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia
Leisure reading is at an all-time low, but area libraries defy the national trend
March 11, 2019 - 6:00pm
December 31, 2017
Operation Christmas Child recruits thousands to package up nine million shoeboxes at eight processing centers across the nation. Families, churches, youth groups and businesses aid the Christmas charity. Photo by Kara Hildreth / contributor
Gifts for girls and boys: Twin Cities Operation Christmas Child sends thousands of shoeboxes
December 31, 2017 - 7:04am
September 8, 2017
Michael Field, 16, and his mother, Angela. Michael, who suffered from shaken baby syndrome at the hands of a child care provider, recently was awarded a trip to New York City and Philadelphia from the Sunshine Foundation. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Sunshine Foundation grants Farmington teen a Dream Wish Trip to New York City
September 8, 2017 - 8:45am
May 26, 2017
The Busby brothers of River Falls
May 26, 2017 - 9:40am
May 11, 2017
This photograph of mother Jill Stephenson and her son Cpl. Ben Kopp was taken April 5, 2009 at the family's Rosemount home. Kopp was shot down while serving in Afghanistan. Submitted photo
Book reveals 'Heart of a Ranger'
May 11, 2017 - 9:34am
May 5, 2017
Event chair Paulette Olson welcomed 90 women to the ninth-annual Military Mother Grandmother luncheon hosted by Farmington Yellow Ribbon Network volunteers on Saturday, April 29, at St. Michael’s Church in Farmington. Photo by Kara Hildreth
Honoring mothers, grandmothers: Volunteers host annual military luncheon
May 5, 2017 - 8:00am
June 27, 2016
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
June 27, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 10, 2016
Pet of the Week: Hey, Buddy!
June 10, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 7, 2016
Pet of the Week: It's Mittens season
June 7, 2016 - 5:59am
May 22, 2016
Pet of the Week: Chloe would like your attention
May 22, 2016 - 5:59am
May 17, 2016
Pet of the Week: What's up, Charlie?
May 17, 2016 - 8:50am
May 7, 2016
Pet of the Week: Let the wookiee win
May 7, 2016 - 5:59am
May 2, 2016
Pet of the Week: Sweet like, well, you know
May 2, 2016 - 5:59am
April 25, 2016
Pet of the Week: They call him Mr. Chibbs
April 25, 2016 - 5:59am
April 19, 2016
Pet of the Week: They'll do it their way
April 19, 2016 - 5:59am