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This llama was ready for its close-up as visitors strolled past his stall at the Pierce County Fairgrounds Friday morning. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)
Record gate sales at 2016 Pierce County Fair
August 19, 2016 - 10:05am
August 12, 2016
Magna Ressler of Mann Valley 4-H was allowing people to pet this Blue Silky chicken outside the rabbit and poultry barn Friday morning at the Pierce County Fair. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)play button
WATCH: Friday fun at the Pierce County Fair
August 12, 2016 - 4:35pm
July 29, 2016
A farmer shows his coffee beans at his farm in the San Martin region of Costa Rica, July 4, 2016. REUTERS/Janine Costa
Coffee drinkers should brace for even pricier morning brew
July 29, 2016 - 6:00am
July 12, 2016
Small town America celebrated at Plum City Summer Festival
July 12, 2016 - 3:00pm
July 2, 2016
Pierce County Fair Manager Ann Webb’s watermelon collection displayed at last year's Pierce County Fair. Your collection could be on display at this year’s fair too! (Photo courtesy of Ann Webb)
What’s your collection story?
July 2, 2016 - 9:00am
June 27, 2016
Sam Cain stands in her shop 3 Schweet Sisters, in Riverwalk Square, 127 N. Main St. She sells cupcakes and cakes, for special occasions, and for people who stopy by for a treat. Behind Cain is a corner of the shop set aside for people who come in to try wedding cakes. (River Falls Journal photos by Gretta Stark)
New 'Schweet” shop offers something for everyone's palate
June 27, 2016 - 6:00am
June 22, 2016
Jessica Francis, board president of the Somerset Community Food Pantry (left) and fundraising and outreach coordinator, Cindy Claason (right), realize people first need to know the pantry is open before they can take advantage of its food, so they are doing whatever it takes to help people find the pantry. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)
Somerset Food Pantry officials look to connect food with need
June 22, 2016 - 2:47pm
Cracker Jack caramel sundae: Soft vanilla ice cream topped with caramel, coated chocolate candies, whipped cream and a drizzle of hot fudge, served atop Cracker Jack popcorn in an original Cracker Jack box. At Goertze's Dairy Kone on the east side of Cooper Street next to the Merchandise Mart. (photo courtesy of Minnesota State Fair)
New foods unveiled for Minnesota State Fair
June 22, 2016 - 11:28am
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
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 11, 2016
LeAllan and Mary Jo Huppert, along with sons Will, Adam and Nick, will host the Pierce County Dairy Breakfast Saturday, June. 18 on their farm west of Ellsworth on Hwy. 10. (Submitted photo)
Meet your hosts for the Pierce County Dairy Breakfast
June 11, 2016 - 10:00am
June 6, 2016
Students in Adam Nirmaier’s art class at Ellsworth High School painted model cows to be sold at the annual Pierce County Dairy Breakfast Saturday. The cows were left over from the Cow Parade held in the county in 2006. They will be part of a fundraiser, with proceeds going to the Hunger Prevention Council to buy milk. (From left): Barkat Sikder, Maddie Largay, Angela Novek and Bailey Balzer. (Herald photo by Bill Kirk)
Pierce County Dairy Breakfast will be June 18
June 6, 2016 - 2:44pm
March 23, 2016
Experience maple syrup making at Willow River State Park
March 23, 2016 - 11:20am
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
November 25, 2015
Lori Rukstales (second from left) with the check she won $10,000 from the World Food Championships. She is surrounded by (left to right) Kari Karch, Head Chef for Kenmore, Mike McCloud, CEO of the World Food Championships and Larry Oliphant, World Food Championships Vice-President Strategic Partnerships. (Submitted photo)
Rukstales' sandwiches named Best in the World
November 25, 2015 - 2:05pm