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In grocery store news, (see Gert and Iner Isaacson below) Tim Engel (now of Dick's Fresh Market fame), then a 12-year-old, displays a big trout he caught while fishing on the Rush River in August 1969. "The whopper measured 24 inches and tipped the scales at 4 pounds, 2 ounces. He said he caught it using cut up chubs as bait. Tim is the son of the William Engels." 1969 Journal file photo

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10 YEARS AGO, JUNE 10, 1999

Many in the community were mourning the passing of Dr. Rollie Hammer, who began practicing medicine in River Falls in 1959. Besides being a skillful and caring physician, he was known as a community leader, industrious worker for many social programs, and a great friend to all.


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