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January 28, 2016
Freelance photographer and frequent Pierce County Herald contributor Bridgett Garrity in the wide open spaces of Wyoming that she misses so much. She spent hours photographing the Wyoming landscape. (Submitted photo)
Through the eye of the lens
January 28, 2016 - 10:23am
January 13, 2016
The cast of “Move Over, Mrs. Markham” gathered for a rehearsal at The Ridgetop, between Ellsworth and Prescott. From left to right in the front are: Becky Denn and Aaron Denn, Lori Arndt and Mark Andrle, and Benjamin Johnson and Emily Pfannes. In the back row are: Missy Kowalchyk, Judy Johnson, David Schultz and Director Marie-Anne Deiss. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Food and farce promised for troupe’s next play
January 13, 2016 - 11:47am
January 11, 2016
This 5’ x 8’ temporary mural was created by Maiden Rock artists Dave Meixner and his team for a Cuban Cultural Exchange event held in Maiden Rock in 2014. (Submitted photos)
Mural contest: Artists sought
January 11, 2016 - 12:17pm
December 29, 2015
The cover of “Beyond Bulrush,” a collection of poetry by Jeannie E. Roberts, a 1974 graduate of Ellsworth High School. (Submitted photo)
New book of poetry draws on area imagery
December 29, 2015 - 11:22am
November 27, 2015
The Lake Wobegon Brass Band will be performing holiday music at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, in Abbott Concert Hall, Kleinpell Fine Arts Building at UW-RF. (Submitted photo).
Holiday concert by Lake Wobegon® Brass Band at UWRF
November 27, 2015 - 11:01am
October 28, 2015
River Falls resident and children’s author Michele Klecker-Sailor hosted a book signing Saturday, Oct. 24 at the River Falls Public Library, where she read aloud from her latest publication, “Max and Junk Yard Dog Meet a Rascal.” She will be at the Ellsworth Public Library at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Local children’s author publishes third book
October 28, 2015 - 12:06pm
Karl Schmaltz has created a new type of CD described as an audio journey with the recent release of “The Shackleton Experience.” The Stillwater, Minn., resident worked on the project at a farm in the Town of Rock Elm which has been in his family for over 100 years. (Submitted photo)
'The Shackleton Experience' recorded in Rock Elm
October 28, 2015 - 12:03pm
October 26, 2015
Jennings Buri is a 1995 Ellsworth High School graduate who’s been singing and playing guitar for over 30 years. Buri has now released his first CD, a compilation of five selections he wrote and performed. (Submitted photo)
Buri writes, performs music on his first CD
October 26, 2015 - 9:17am
October 16, 2015
Submitted photo.
UW-River Falls Falcon Band to present concert Oct. 22
October 16, 2015 - 1:34pm
October 9, 2015
Rick Brooks, left, and Todd Bol are the co-founders of the Little Free Library organization. Brooks, a University of Wisconsin outreach program manager, is the chair of the board. Bol is the executive director and a Hudson resident. (Photo by Randy Hanson for Hudson Star-Observer March 18, 2013)
Open house at Little Free Library
October 9, 2015 - 11:21am
October 7, 2015
See sheep and their fiber at the Sheep & Fiber Farm Tour set for next Saturday Oct. 10 and Sunday Oct. 11 throughout southeast Minnesota and western Wisconsin. (Submitted photo)
Five years of fiber on the farm
October 7, 2015 - 1:35pm
October 5, 2015
Maiden Rock Meander spotlights village’s artistic side on Oct. 17
October 5, 2015 - 8:45am
September 16, 2015
(From left) Spring Valley students Elijah DuMond, 12; Esther Gland, 17; Aivary Stein, 12; Isabella Stein, 8; and Harper DuMond, 10, practiced Wednesday, Sept. 9 for a production at the Spring Valley Stagehands Theatre. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Thirty years of theater magic: 2015 is the Stagehands’ 30th year
September 16, 2015 - 9:40am
September 9, 2015
Author, Amy Muzzy, snuggles with Kuba and Irene on her farm in rural River Falls.The two animals are the subject of her first children's book. (Submitted photo)
Local author tells the story of unlikely friendship
September 9, 2015 - 11:14am
August 19, 2015
Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove was recently featured in Time magazine as part of an article about law enforcement officers across America. (Submitted photo)
Sheriff Nancy makes Time
August 19, 2015 - 1:57pm