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Continued: Arts briefs: Art tour covers St. Croix River Valley

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This year’s course will be changing to accommodate construction in Lowell Park in downtown Stillwater. For a course map or to register, go to

The cost to register online is $40 for the 10-mile, $30 for the 5K and $10 for the Toddler Trot. Runners receive a race T-shirt and bib, water and food, and beverages at the finish line.


Chamber cooks up rib-tickling event

The Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce has unveiled a new event: “Rockin’ Ribs on the River.”

It will run from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on June 15 at Lakeside Park in Bayport. Highlights of the event include smoking hot ribs, live blues music and cold beverages.

Susan St. Ores, mayor of Bayport, said the event will be “a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Bayport and its rich history along the banks of the St. Croix River.”

Aside from the variety of barbecued food and various activities, Rockin’ Ribs on the River will feature live music from blues bands such as “Mick Sterling and the Irresistibles” and “Crankshaft.”

The event is free. For more information, contact Dolly Parker, with the Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce, at 651-439-4001.

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Boat Works history topic of program

John W. Johnson, grandson of Johnson Boat Works founder John O. Johnson, will talk about his family’s business and the role it has played in White Bear Lake’s history during a presentation at 6 p.m. Monday, April 29, at the Ramsey County Public Library in White Bear Lake, 4698 Clark Av.

The event is free, but donations are welcome. It is presented by the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society. For more information, call 651-407-5327.

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Construction cancels production of ‘Annie’

Due to construction involving the theater area at Forest Lake High School this summer, and after many efforts to locate a suitable alternate venue, the Masquers Theatre Company has reluctantly canceled its planned summer musical “Annie.”

Kevin Giles, Jim Anderson

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