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arts and entertainment

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
August 12, 2015
Tom Gunderson of Spring Valley displays some of his artwork in the living room of his 100-plus-year-old home. Gunderson enjoys painting both scenery and still life, and several of his paintings have been inspired by trips he’s taken overseas. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Teacher finds outlets for art in later life
August 12, 2015 - 12:58pm
August 6, 2015
The view from the top of Mt. Baldy as the group descended. They experienced rugged terrain and spectacular scenery. (Submitted photo)
Trio plus group of nine take trip of lifetime
August 6, 2015 - 8:45am
July 23, 2015
Hey guys, like to sing? How about at a Twins game!
July 23, 2015 - 10:39am
July 20, 2015
Celebrate St. Croix River at RiverFest
July 20, 2015 - 11:44am
July 1, 2015
Colleen Raye
Raye performs Conroy’s music
July 1, 2015 - 3:25pm
The 40th annual Ellsworth Polka Fest kicks off with a free jam session at 7 p.m. July 9 at the Pierce County Fairgrounds, followed by three days of toe-tapping entertainment.
Polka Fest dances through 40 years; popular festival may disband
July 1, 2015 - 3:20pm
June 17, 2015
Pat Mory, left, and Pat Wiff of the Pierce County Historical Association (PCHA) have been busy putting up the “Pierce County in War and Peace” display at the River Bluffs History Center in Bay City. The PCHA will host the annual Pioneer Day at the center on Saturday, June 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. (Herald photos by Bill Kirk)
Pioneer Day targets war and peace--county style
June 17, 2015 - 2:30pm
A sword fight is part of the action in “The Pirates of Penzance,” to be staged in Prescott’s Town Square Park across from the middle school. (Submitted photo)
Summer theatre returns with ‘Pirates’ operetta
June 17, 2015 - 1:56pm
June 10, 2015
Matthew Girdeen, who was on hand to help fellow Eagle Scout candidate Hunter Schoengarth with his playground restoration project at Plum City Legion Park on Saturday, June 6, plans to pursue his own park project: a fireplace and patio. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Eagle Scout project aims to help with flag disposal
June 10, 2015 - 3:28pm