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March 9, 2016
Frank During is not only a veterinarian in Ellsworth, but an American citizen. During is the only one of his 10-member family living in the U.S. He decided to become a citizen and has now voted in two elections. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
A veterinarian by day, he’s U.S. citizen always
March 9, 2016 - 8:44am
February 10, 2016
Ellsworth Native, and Our House Senior Living resident Milton Halls was honored for his service in the U.S. Air Force last Thursday. From left are Halls’s daughter in law Eileen Halls, River Falls American Legion Post 121 Cmdr. Jim Miller, Halls, and Neal Bennett of Interim Healthcare and Hospice. Halls received a pin, and certificate honoring his military service. (River Falls Journal photo by Gretta Stark)
This veteran gets special honor at senior care facility
February 10, 2016 - 11:42am
Gina Girdeen of Ellsworth took intensive training in Key West, Fla., last month and became certified as a funeral celebrant. Celebrants work with funeral directors, clergy and families to help assure departed loved ones receive an honorable tribute. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Life storyteller helps grieving families in loss
February 10, 2016 - 10:43am
January 13, 2016
Amanda Hamann, a member of the U.S. Air Force now in Alaska, salutes her grandfather, Grover Storm, at Atrium Post Acute Care of Ellsworth. Hamann is carrying on the military service to the nation once done by her granddad and his three brothers. (Submitted photo)
WWII memories shared by former paratrooper
January 13, 2016 - 1:14pm
December 9, 2015
The Atkins family operates the Driftless Farm Animal Sanctuary in the Town of Gilman. From left to right are: Olin, age 14, April’s mother Judy, Sam, 11, April and Bill (standing), Elle, 11, and Elise, nine, along with their dogs, “Millie” and “Bo.” (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Atkins family opens farm animal sanctuary
December 9, 2015 - 1:25pm
November 24, 2015
Brothers Sam and Noah Hines from the Ellsworth area 4H Club Healthful Workers station themselves as Salvation Army bell ringers at ShopKo in River Falls. As soon as they did, a little girl named Addison appeared to drop in some coins for her donation. (Submitted photo)
Red Kettle Campaign needs public's help to reach goal
November 24, 2015 - 9:51am
November 2, 2015
The Mitten Tree - Give the gift of warmth during November
November 2, 2015 - 12:44pm
October 21, 2015
BLK collecting coats for kids
October 21, 2015 - 8:58am
October 7, 2015
Tom and Donna Winkler are pictured with Pierce County Circuit Court Judge Joseph Boles (left) and former Pierce County social worker Susan Conley (right) on Hailee and Tristan's official adoption day. (Submitted photo)
Fostering our children
October 7, 2015 - 1:07pm
September 16, 2015
Jason Larrabee, right, met presidential candidate Jeb Bush during a recent visit by Bush to Larrabee’s place of employment, Foss Manufacturing. Larrabee is the son of Larry and Myrna Larrabee of Ellsworth. (Submitted photo)
Larrabee gives copy of wife’s book to Bush
September 16, 2015 - 11:06am
July 7, 2015
Brenna Rowe (left) and her mother Renee Rowe show off their His Arms Kenya shirts less than a week before heading to Africa on a misison trip. (Herald photo by Blaze Fugina)
Helping out, half a world away
July 7, 2015 - 3:09pm
June 24, 2015
Diana Bunce shows one of the blankets she has made as part of her blanket project. Bunce said Wednesday she has temporarily stopped working on the blankets until she can get some more donations for materials. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Needy families use blankets Bunces give
June 24, 2015 - 2:30pm
June 17, 2015
Kevin Lindstrom drives his Hyper Harvester in front of more than 3,000 fans at the Pierce County Fairgrounds Saturday. (Herald photo by Blaze Fugina)
Ellsworth’s Lindstrom is a lifetime puller
June 17, 2015 - 3:37pm
May 14, 2015
Dog adoption is Saturday
May 14, 2015 - 2:09pm
April 30, 2015
A family friend of Gary Oberg, of Hager City, who passed away Saturday, March 14, informed the Herald staff of a tribute trucker sendoff for Oberg March 20 at Svea Lutheran Church in Hager City. A line of at least 10 semi-tractors lined the road in front of the church to escort Oberg to his final resting place. (Photo by Sarah Young)
A 10-truck salute
April 30, 2015 - 9:00am