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June 21, 2016
Celeste Nelm of Maiden Rock was dressed as a chicken when she accepted her $1,000 grand prize award for the Maiden Rock Merchants Association mural contest Saturday, June 18. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Rockin’ on the river at Summerfest; mural contest winner announced
June 21, 2016 - 11:49am
March 9, 2016
Cheese Curd Festival revamp in the works
March 9, 2016 - 1:38pm
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
October 14, 2015
This cross was recently erected on the grounds of Spring Lake Lutheran Church between Elmwood and Spring Valley. Built by Randy Nyeggen, the unique notches in the beam match those found in a beam pictured after the 1930 tornado that destroyed the original church. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Coming full circle: New cross built from original church beam
October 14, 2015 - 12:08pm
September 30, 2015
Danielle Lien (left) and Haley Graetz got their picture taken with Taylor Swift after her concert Friday, Sept. 12. The girls said they had hoped for a chance to meet Swift, but never really thought it would happen. (Submitted photo)
‘Best birthday’ ever
September 30, 2015 - 1:18pm
September 24, 2015
Spring Valley's Homecoming King Isaiah LaBarre and Queen Arianna Colombo greet the crowds at the Homecoming Parade Friday, Sept. 17. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Homecoming: Spring Valley Superhero Style
September 24, 2015 - 10:12am
September 23, 2015
Andrea Stockwell, daughter of Angie Stockwell, was crowned Miss Spring Valley 2015-2016 by Miss Spring Valley 2014-2015 Sydney Dumond Sunday, Sept. 20, as junior princess Rebecca Schneider and senior princess Savanna Klinger look on. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Spring Valley Dam Days delights
September 23, 2015 - 3:23pm
September 9, 2015
Coming together for Dam Days
September 9, 2015 - 3:25pm
August 19, 2015
El Paso Days celebrates logging industry
August 19, 2015 - 2:52pm
The Atrium Post Acute Care of Ellsworth float was popular with crowds lining the route for the Ellsworth Fire Department parade Sunday. Occupying a place of honor was Zeona Bechel, Valentine’s Day queen, joined by Agnes O’Neil and Wynona Hendrickson. (Herald photos by Bill Kirk)
It was an applause-worthy parade
August 19, 2015 - 2:14pm
July 1, 2015
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 24, 2015
These little ones sample cheese curds during Ellsworth’s annual Cheese Curd Festival, which kicks off this Friday, June 26. (Submitted photo)
Get your groove on as Cheese Curd festivities kick off Friday
June 24, 2015 - 2:12pm
June 11, 2015
Billy Dodge
Dodge, Anderson being ordained as priests
June 11, 2015 - 8:52am
May 27, 2015
Ptacek's IGA store manager Pat Ptacek was on hand to test out the new Caribou Coffee drive-thru speaker on Wednesday, May 13, the day the new Ptacek's building officially opened. A grand opening celebration is planned the week of May 31-June 6. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
A town’s love for its hometown grocery store
May 27, 2015 - 1:26pm
April 16, 2015
Area FFA members enjoy each other’s company during the National Ag Day Cookout at Ellsworth High School on Friday, April 10: (from left)Jayla Durand ,River Falls FFA member; Abby Leonard; Matt Kortbein, Wisconsin State FFA Treasurer; Rhett Borth, Kelsey Betthauser, Jenna George and Kali Schaar. (Submitted photo by DeAnna Hines)
Saddling up for donkey hoops
April 16, 2015 - 11:18am
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