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North Woods and Waters of the St. Croix Heritage Area

The St. Croix River watershed of Minnesota and Wisconsin is a nationally distinctive landscape that provides the quintessential opportunity to understand and experience the rich history and cultures of America’s Upper Midwest.

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Television Program Features Springbrook Logger

Wisconsin Life spends a day in the woods with a logger using a traditional method.

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“Hidden Heritage of the Great Rivers Confluence” – October 23, 2014

The Heritage Initiative will be a key part of the agenda for the Great Rivers Confluence Symposium.

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Celebrate Spring: Make Maple Syrup

Opportunities abound in our region to get hands-on experience with a centuries-old springtime tradition.

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Hiking Through History at Straight Lake

A recent hike at Wisconsin’s newest state park revealed connections to a couple important stories that unite our region.

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Coordinating Entity Selected for Potential National Heritage Area in St. Croix River Region

Northwest Regional Planning Commission chosen to facilitate partnership.

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Stillwater Creates Multimedia Historic Walking Tour

New video series is intended to help people experience the city’s history on self-guided tours.

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Two Harvests Honor Long Traditions

Wild rice, or manoomin (Photo courtesy Wisconsin DNR)

Fall means wild rice and cranberries in much of our region, and both crops are fascinating and have long, interesting traditions.

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St. Croix Falls AutumnFest Offers Hands-On Heritage

Several events will celebrate history and culture during the annual festival.

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Exhibit Offers Chance to See Handwritten History

Frank Folsom birthday inscription

Folsom House exhibit features the Folsom family’s handwritten materials.

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