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August 19, 2015
John O’Keefe helps in the kitchen when the American Red Cross Bloodmobile visits Ellsworth. The bloodmobile’s next scheduled stop at Zion Covenant Church is Monday, Aug. 24, from noon to 6 p.m. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Ex-blood donor finds way to help in kitchen
August 19, 2015 - 2:38pm
June 24, 2015
Dr. Dan Sherry retired this spring from Mayo Clinic Health System in Ellsworth after a career in medicine spanning over 40 years, the last 31 of which were spent locally. The veteran physician designed and set up the clinic here in 1983. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Sherry joined in medical advances over four decades
June 24, 2015 - 3:12pm
June 11, 2015
Dark purple pinwheels representing each adult protection referral Pierce County received in 2014 were placed in the garden at the entrance of the Pierce County Office Building in honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15. The total is 151, 82 of which were for individuals over the age of 60. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Elder abuse on the rise, including in Pierce County
June 11, 2015 - 9:14am
May 27, 2015
Board members for the newly formed Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put discuss their nonprofit status options at a January 2015 board meeting. (Submitted photo)
Group focuses on helping seniors stay in their homes
May 27, 2015 - 1:52pm
May 19, 2015
Shown during the presentation was Bob Hering, director of membership for the Zor Shrine Divan; Rod Rommel, club secretary and member of the hospital board of governors; and Jennifer Sutch, director of development for the hospital. (Submitted photo).
St. Croix Valley Shrine Club presents check to hospital
May 19, 2015 - 1:55pm
May 7, 2015
Ellsworth Community School District Nurse Sharlene Kreye (left) stands with Aiden Murphy, a third grader at Hillcrest Elementary, and Aiden’s mother Melissa Murphy. Thanks to a routine vision screening when Aiden was in 4YK, Aiden was eventually diagnosed with  Optic Chiasmal Glioma. (Photo by Sarah Young)
A reason to celebrate
May 7, 2015 - 3:21pm
April 17, 2015
For the last five years, New Richmond native Michaela Emerson has been on dialysis in need of a kidney transplant. (Submitted photos)
Local woman needs public’s help to get kidney transplant
April 17, 2015 - 1:09pm
April 15, 2015
Name sought for "SimMan"
April 15, 2015 - 1:36pm
Four-year-old Gabe Karshbaum of rural Plum City and his diabetes alert dog, Izzy, take a break after having a juice box. They are pictured with Service Dogs By Warren Retrievers instructor Erin Coulter, who spent four days with the Karshbaums upon Izzy’s arrival. (Photo by Sarah Young)
Diabetes alert dog is an answered prayer
April 15, 2015 - 9:33am
February 11, 2015
Pro-Crisis actor Gregory Parks plays the role of a panhandler having a dispute with a truck driver for a role play session with Pro-Crisis clients learning about crisis intervention. (Submitted photos)
Woman’s training helps others save lives
February 11, 2015 - 9:54am
January 29, 2015
MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: More than 2,500 U of M students exposed to measles after student becomes ill
January 29, 2015 - 8:36am
January 23, 2015
Affordable Care Act informational session Monday night in Ellsworth
January 23, 2015 - 12:20pm
January 22, 2015
Red Cross Blood Drive a success this January
January 22, 2015 - 10:07am
January 16, 2015
Sam Harper poses for a photo with a panoramic view of Galway’s idyllic landscape in the background. Submitted photo.
Student travels to expose ‘Love Your Melon’ program to help young cancer victims
January 16, 2015 - 9:30am
January 15, 2015
Norman Odden, who died in 2012. Daughter Kathy Huppert said without blood donations, Odden would have died sooner. (Submitted photo)
Huppert explains importance of donating blood
January 15, 2015 - 9:40am