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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
October 7, 2015
See sheep and their fiber at the Sheep & Fiber Farm Tour set for next Saturday Oct. 10 and Sunday Oct. 11 throughout southeast Minnesota and western Wisconsin. (Submitted photo)
Five years of fiber on the farm
October 7, 2015 - 1:35pm
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 16, 2015
Brother Michael Mandernach of Sacred Heart Parish will serve as the 2015 Spring Valley Dam Days grand marshal. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Brother Michael named Dam Days grand marshal
September 16, 2015 - 10:30am
September 2, 2015
Prescott Daze Parade grand marshal Jim Shiely stands in his yard on Lake Street, with his beloved St. Croix River in the background. Shiely has loved the river his entire life and is known around town for his work with the Great River Road Visitor and Learning Center, Friends of Freedom Park and the Great Rivers Confluence Project. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Self-proclaimed ‘river nut’ will serve as grand marshal
September 2, 2015 - 12:09pm
August 26, 2015
Totally Awesome 80s makes for rocking celebration
August 26, 2015 - 2:19pm
The youngster you see peeking between the horses handled this team of Belgians like a pro during the El Paso Days Old-Fashioned Horse Pull at Ruth Arena near Adolph’s Log Cabin Bar on Saturday, Aug. 22. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
An El Paso-style, country good time
August 26, 2015 - 1:54pm
August 19, 2015
The Most Admired Senior Citizens were announced at the Pierce County Fair. From left to right are: Jim Baier, Harold Clement, Delores “Mick” Dodge, Jack Hines and John O’Keefe. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
’Fabulous five’ at fair put communities first
August 19, 2015 - 2:34pm
Schmitt Timber has been named the grand marshals of the 2015 El Paso Days celebration. Pictured are (from left) Jeff Schmitt, office manager D'anna Webb, Greg Schmitt and Wayne Schmitt. The parade kicks of at 2 p.m. Sunday. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Schmitt Timber honored as El Paso grand marshals
August 19, 2015 - 2:01pm
August 12, 2015
The first “get-together” for the Ellsworth Reunionettes happened in River Falls on Aug. 23, 1935. A park in that community was the site where 10 women met to socialize and reminisce.  (Submitted photo)
Reunionettes still going after first meet in ‘35
August 12, 2015 - 1:02pm
July 22, 2015
Board members (left to right) Catherine Olson, Francine Rudesill and Jack Kenefick stand outside the Martell Schoolhouse last Wednesday. (Herald photo by Blaze Fugina)
Preserving history in Martell: Committee gets old schoolhouse running
July 22, 2015 - 1:56pm
July 20, 2015
Celebrate St. Croix River at RiverFest
July 20, 2015 - 11:44am
July 8, 2015
2015 fair tickets available soon
July 8, 2015 - 4:11pm
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