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December 1, 2016
Tiffany Wesser (left) serves a meal to a resident at Preferred Senior Living in Ellsworth. Wesser has been at the facility for two years. She said she enjoys hearing the residents stories and thinks long-term care, especially elderly long-term care is a "great place for nurses to get experience." (Herald photo by Jalen Knuteson)
'You get what you pay for' (part 1): The underfunding of long-term care facilities
December 1, 2016 - 4:02pm
Anna Schingledecker (left) and Mary Schramski work on a puzzle at Preferred Senior Living in Ellsworth. Schingledecker was working on a puzzle with a picture of a 10-point buck. In her hunting days she is proud to have shot a 12-pointer. (Herald photo by Jalen Knuteson)
'You get what you pay for' (part 3): Wages lead to staff shortages
December 1, 2016 - 2:31pm
November 29, 2016
Ruth Hartung, who has been working at Plum City Care Center for 41 years, looks out toward where the residents are eating at the facility. (Herald photo by Jalen Knuteson)
'You get what you pay for' (part 2): A 'Shining Star' in Plum City
November 29, 2016 - 1:47pm
November 11, 2016
Compassion, comfort and caring: Veteran finds friend in county nurse
November 11, 2016 - 10:12am
October 17, 2016
Local coats for kids program returns
October 17, 2016 - 10:01am
August 10, 2016
West Nile virus confirmed in Pierce County bird
August 10, 2016 - 4:40pm
August 2, 2016
August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month
August 2, 2016 - 1:59pm
July 19, 2016
Flu Mist option not recommended for 2016-17 influenza season
July 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
May 26, 2016
St. Croix Valley Foundation Leaders Forum: building dementia-friendly communities
May 26, 2016 - 7:58am
March 14, 2016
If you enjoy horses and people your help is needed
March 14, 2016 - 3:31pm
February 3, 2016
Pierce County Public Health Department Director Sue Galoff showed a binder of data reviewed by attendees at three recent community health needs assessment meetings. Two public health departments and four hospitals in this area are collaborating on the assessment effort for the first time. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Health needs assessment needs input
February 3, 2016 - 12:23pm
January 6, 2016
Brenda Singer hasn’t exceeded the 300-plus pints of blood given during his lifetime by her father, the late Lewis Powers, but is an avid donor in her own right with approximately 60 units. The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Zion Covenant Church in Ellsworth on Monday, Jan. 18, from noon to 6 p.m. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
She's dedicated to donating
January 6, 2016 - 11:29am
December 29, 2015
Some of the fourth graders at Hillcrest Elementary School with a portion of the money they collected during the “Pennies for Patients” fundraiser. (Submitted photo)
Carlsons know what cancer research funding means
December 29, 2015 - 11:31am
December 9, 2015
Dakota Jamison's parents are counting down the days until his autism assist dog, "Tank," is ready to come live in their home. (Submitted photo)
There’s hope in the form of ‘Tank’
December 9, 2015 - 12:11pm
December 2, 2015
Erin Baskin, who will be the new administrator at the Heritage of Elmwood Nursing Home, has assumed duties as interim administrator. Baskin must successfully complete state and federal exams before she can obtain her administrator’s license. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Social worker steps up to administrator post
December 2, 2015 - 10:58am