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May 22, 2014
Submitted photo.
Fun run/walk to benefit Special Olympics this Saturday
May 22, 2014 - 4:23pm
May 9, 2014
Phil Koehler photo.
Reunion honors Czech origins at Emma's
May 9, 2014 - 3:02pm
March 29, 2014
Shown, from left: John Holck, ARC; John Coughlin, United Way St. Croix Valley; and Cheryl Dintemann, ARC.
ARC receives donation
March 29, 2014 - 8:00am
March 21, 2014
4-H Ambassadors visited Madison. Back row, left to right, Jacob Shurtz, Glenwood City; Ryan Knapton, Hammond; Caleb DeBoer, Clear Lake; Mark Jacobson, Hammond; Harly Lentz,  Hudson; front row: Riley Hammer, Hudson; Catherine Shurtz, Glenwood City; Sarah Chevalier, Baldwin; and Megan Feyereisen, Roberts.
4-H Ambassadors mark centennial year, visit Madison
March 21, 2014 - 9:15am
March 16, 2014
After River Falls High School junior Tim Ballard received his Eagle Scout Award on March 5, all six of the Ballard boys have now earned their Eagle Scout Award, something that their parents require them to do to get their driver’s license. From left: Tim, Ike, Mikhail, Jake, Wayne, David, and father Evan Ballard. (Submitted photo)
All in the family: Six Ballard brothers attain Scout’s highest rank
March 16, 2014 - 8:00am
March 7, 2014
As temperatures go down, the cost of heating homes goes up. Some people in River Falls are having a hard time covering those costs, according to Ronna Ellis of the Assistance and Resource Center, Inc. (ARC), an organization that provides short-term financial assistance to River Falls and Ellsworth residents
Heating bills lighten wallets; help is available
March 7, 2014 - 12:21pm
Days Gone By
March 7, 2014 - 8:42am
February 28, 2014
Gail Berggren (now Cudd), daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John Berggren, tried chop sticks as she and fellow students learned about the Orient, being studied in the fourth grade class taught by Mrs. Tietz at Ames Laboratory School. (1964 Journal file photo)
Days Gone By: Washington Birthday Sales in 1964
February 28, 2014 - 9:01am
February 27, 2014
Shown, front: Ruby Nelson, of River Falls, holding her great-grandson Chase, of Glenwood, Minn.; back, from left: Chase's father, Neil Nelson of Glenwood, Minn. and Chase's grandfather, Kerry Nelson, of Plymouth, Minn.
Four generations
February 27, 2014 - 10:13am
February 21, 2014
One River Falls Family had some fun with the snow Thursday afternoon, Feb. 20. From left are 14-year-old Hunter Omberg, mom Lee Sprute, 11-year-old Taylor Omberg and step-dad Josh Mills. Hunter attends Meyer Middle School. Taylor attends Greenwood Elementary.
Family sculpts 6-foot snowman
February 21, 2014 - 11:32am
February 20, 2014
1984 River Falls High School junior varsity gymnasts finished their season with a 20-0 record. Members included, front row, from left: Jenny Prochnow, Martie James and Kristin Greaser; second row: Bridget DesLauriers, Stacy Vezina, Melissa Matteson and Kim Larson. (1984 River Falls Journal file photo)
Days Gone By: JV Gymnasts 1984
February 20, 2014 - 4:28pm
February 16, 2014
Shown, from left: Bev Radkey, Mary Allyn and Phyllis Beastrom.
Quilts for those in need
February 16, 2014 - 8:05am
February 14, 2014
1984: Local firemen receive awards. River Falls fire department fire chief Butch Kahut, fourth from left, a member of the department for 23 years, was named “1983 Fireman of the Year.” He is pictured with Mike Moody of Moody’s Inc. Also pictured are former “Firemen of the Year” recipients from left, Don Foley, Dan Reis, Jerry Wilkens, Ted Nicholson, Loyd Ostness and Bernie Purfeerst. (1984 River Falls  Journal file photo)
Days Gone By: 1984 Firemen
February 14, 2014 - 1:20pm
February 13, 2014
The summer Kids Club and Opti-Club program is based out of the River Falls High School. Kids Club Supervisor Katy Killian said the kids are very busy and rarely are at the high school, instead they are on field trips, at Glen Park Pool or at the public library. The 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Friday program, has numerous options from 5-day to half-day options. Shown, from left: Adam Robey, Lilly Johnson, Sienna Johnson, and Cade Myszewski, swimming at the local pool.
RFSD summer program hopes to squash summer boredom
February 13, 2014 - 9:35am
February 7, 2014
Pictured are individual weight champions, front row, from left, 98-pound Doug Branigan, River Falls; 105-Dwayne Harer, New Richmond; 112-Brian Henne, Hudson; 119-Nat Pope, River Falls; 126-Ron Johnson, River Falls and 132-Randy Rademacher, Baldwin. Second row: 138-Rick Langer, Ellsworth; 145-Bruce Webster, Ellsworth; 155-Don Boumeister, Hudson; 167-Gary Benson, Prescott; 185-Mike Foley, Ellsworth, and heavyweight, Steve Florer, River Falls (1974 River Falls Journal file photo)
Days Gone By: Middle Border Wrestling Champs 1974
February 7, 2014 - 9:34am