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April 16, 2016
Riverway ranger to discuss National Parks campaign
April 16, 2016 - 3:28am
April 6, 2016
Bethany Mazur always called 9-year-old Travis Anderson her "little buddy." Mazur was killed in a car accident last summer in Polk County, but her mother, Kim, is carrying on her memory through a scholarship fund for special needs children. Its first major fundraiser will be a noncompetitive talent show at The Phipps. (Submitted photo)
‘Butterflies’ scholarship, talent show to aid special needs kids
April 6, 2016 - 10:13am
March 23, 2016
Natalie Place, of Beldenville, introduced her 15-month-old son Wyatt to the Easter Bunny at the Ellsworth Funsters Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 19 at the Pierce County Fairgrounds. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
The Funsters put the ‘fun’ in egg hunting
March 23, 2016 - 2:15pm
Rene Sailer led the Elmwood St. Patrick’s Day parade as grand marshal with her fellow passengers on Saturday, March 19. The parade is a tradition re-engergized by sisters Sandy Wohler, Mary Sailer, Betty Cotts and Deb Crownhart, who revived the green march down Main Street a few years ago. The tradition was originally started by their mother. Families carrying their “coats of arms” partake, as well as green bedecked and bejeweled “Irish for a day” participants.  (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Top o’ the morning to ye
March 23, 2016 - 1:58pm
March 9, 2016
Cheese Curd Festival revamp in the works
March 9, 2016 - 1:38pm
Katie Fuchs is directing “The Brothers Grimm,” a two-act play loosely based on Grimm’s Fairy Tales, which will open Thursday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ellsworth High School auditorium for a three-performance run. The play promises a humorous twist on such classics as “Snow White,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “Cinderella,” “Rapunzel” and others. Tickets are on sale at the high school office. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Play offers another side of fairy tales
March 9, 2016 - 8:33am
March 7, 2016
MNDOT photo.
St. Croix Crossing: Now reserving paddleboat tours
March 7, 2016 - 8:04am
February 24, 2016
Rosie Conroy
Conroy’s music makes it to concert Sunday
February 24, 2016 - 11:02am
February 16, 2016
River Valley Wedding Fair set for Feb. 21
February 16, 2016 - 12:51pm
Stacey Rosana
Black Lives Matter activist at UWRF Wednesday
February 16, 2016 - 12:04pm
January 18, 2016
Keegan and Amy Iversen with daughters Madison, 6; Sasha, 1; and son, Ryker, 5. (Submitted photo).
Former River Falls man, a veteran, fighting for his life
January 18, 2016 - 9:28am
January 11, 2016
This 5’ x 8’ temporary mural was created by Maiden Rock artists Dave Meixner and his team for a Cuban Cultural Exchange event held in Maiden Rock in 2014. (Submitted photos)
Mural contest: Artists sought
January 11, 2016 - 12:17pm
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
November 13, 2015
An Operation Christmas Child shoebox packing party was held at Zion Covenant Church Wednesday, Nov. 4. The children packed 82 shoebox gifts with items such as school supplies, toothbrushes, soap, washcloths, combs, socks, toys, candy and a note with a picture of themselves. Last year we heard back by e-mail from five children in Tanzania who received a shoebox sent from our group. (Submitted photo)
Zion opens collection site for ‘Operation Christmas Child’
November 13, 2015 - 10:14am
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