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June 21, 2016
Hand-dipped cheese curds will be a staple at Cheese Curd Central during this year's Cheese Curd Festival, set for June 24-25 in Ellsworth's East End Park. (Photo courtesy of Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce)
Unveiling of revamped Cheese Curd Fest set for June 24-25
June 21, 2016 - 8:16am
June 14, 2016
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VIDEO: Safety comes first in Spring Valley
June 14, 2016 - 1:12pm
June 9, 2016
A garage sale/bake sale in the old Ptacek’s parking lot in Prescott will benefit Jeri Schommer and her three children Trenten Williamson, age 13, MaKenna Williamson, age 9 and Landen Williamson, age 5. Trenten has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which requires round-the-clock care from his siblings and parents. (courtesy of Suzie-Q Photography)
Team Trenten rallies to support Prescott boy: Benefit garage/bake sale planned June 9-12
June 9, 2016 - 12:47pm
June 7, 2016
The Pierce County Fair midway at dusk in 2015. (File photo)
Get your sneak peek at Pierce County Fair event line-up
June 7, 2016 - 1:09pm
April 13, 2016
Ryan, Robyn, Gavin and Carolyn Trannel work together to run Community Crust, a mobile wood-fired pizza business dedicated to using locally-sourced ingredients. (Submitted photo)
Community Crust begins fundraising season
April 13, 2016 - 10:49am
March 16, 2016
Colten Hines takes a tumble off his donkey during donkey basketball Saturday, March 12 at Ellsworth High School as onlookers react. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
It’s not as easy as it looks: Donkey basketball takes center stage
March 16, 2016 - 10:39am
March 9, 2016
Frank During is not only a veterinarian in Ellsworth, but an American citizen. During is the only one of his 10-member family living in the U.S. He decided to become a citizen and has now voted in two elections. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
A veterinarian by day, he’s U.S. citizen always
March 9, 2016 - 8:44am
February 16, 2016
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Black Lives Matter activist at UWRF Wednesday
February 16, 2016 - 12:04pm
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
Gina Girdeen of Ellsworth took intensive training in Key West, Fla., last month and became certified as a funeral celebrant. Celebrants work with funeral directors, clergy and families to help assure departed loved ones receive an honorable tribute. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Life storyteller helps grieving families in loss
February 10, 2016 - 10:43am
January 13, 2016
Amanda Hamann, a member of the U.S. Air Force now in Alaska, salutes her grandfather, Grover Storm, at Atrium Post Acute Care of Ellsworth. Hamann is carrying on the military service to the nation once done by her granddad and his three brothers. (Submitted photo)
WWII memories shared by former paratrooper
January 13, 2016 - 1:14pm
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
Four friends, who all turned 13 within weeks of each other, asked those attending their combined birthday party to bring food shelf donations in lieu of gift. They are Ethan White (front); (back, from left): Kennedy Farrell, Kodi Bull and Gage Johnson. (Submitted photo)
Donate to celebrate: Four teens collect donations for birthdays
December 29, 2015 - 11:26am
December 22, 2015
Jennifer Nelson with a popular flower to be grown at Humble Pie Farm, the sunflower. (Submitted photo)
Minnesota organic farmers relocate to Pierce farm
December 22, 2015 - 3:19pm
December 9, 2015
The Atkins family operates the Driftless Farm Animal Sanctuary in the Town of Gilman. From left to right are: Olin, age 14, April’s mother Judy, Sam, 11, April and Bill (standing), Elle, 11, and Elise, nine, along with their dogs, “Millie” and “Bo.” (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Atkins family opens farm animal sanctuary
December 9, 2015 - 1:25pm
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