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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
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