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December 24, 2013
High school exchange student Ana Santamarina Fernandez loves snow and autumn leaves, two things she doesn’t see in her home city, La Coruna, Spain. Her host family, parents Greg and Tammy Haas, and daughter Brittany Haas, plan to take her skiing sometime this winter.
From Spain, she has entered a Winter Wonderland
December 24, 2013 - 11:17am
“Santa’s Four Little Elves -- DeWayne, Dick and David Hovde, and Junior Alm. The first three are sons of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Hovde of just north of River Falls, and Alm is a foster son. The boys are shown with some of the many toys they have been repairing, reconditioning and painting to give away to needy families and to children in the mentally retarded home at  Chippewa Falls.” (Dec. 5, 1963, Journal file photo)
Days Gone By: Santa's little helpers
December 24, 2013 - 9:44am
December 19, 2013
St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Dave Engstrom (left) hands Linann Pearson (center) the keys to her new home, 162 S. Apollo Road, in Habitat’s Eco Village on the city’s west side not far from Westside Elementary School. She will share the home with her daughter Shauna Pearson (right).
New digs! What better gift?
December 19, 2013 - 11:31am
December 13, 2013
Days Gone By: Letters to Santa 1973 and 1963
December 13, 2013 - 2:14pm
December 9, 2013
Part of the Junior High School fifth hour English class who created the moving, talking robot, Jabberwack.
Back row, left to right: Randy Clay, Doyle Haley, Darrell Dunn, Mrs. MacLeod.
Next row: Howard Langland, Jabberwack, Michele Smith, Diane Fisher, Marguerite Williams.
Front row: Randy Johnson, David Peterson, Patty Gwilt, Larry Larson. (1969 River Falls Journal file photo)
Days Gone By: Mrs. MacLeod's Creative English 1969
December 9, 2013 - 8:12am
December 3, 2013
Gene Huppert is pictured with the second wolf killed in the Big River area this month. He reported while deer hunting the male brown brush wolf was flushed out during a drive, was fast and evasive and after hit, rolled down a small hill snarling all the way down. Well over 200 sheep have been lost by farmers in the area and the wolves are blamed for the killings. Earlier this month a female brush wolf was caught in a trap on the Karl Kodosky farm. (1973 Ellsworth Herald file photo)
Days Gone By
December 3, 2013 - 9:19am
November 29, 2013
Renan Santanna, is shown with members of his host family. From left are Ellen Patrick, Tina Patrick and Santanna. Other members of the Patrick family (not shown) include Tina’s husband Tom Patrick, and Ellen’s older siblings Dan and Lucie Patrick, both college students. (Submitted photo)
Exchange student gets taste of American tradition
November 29, 2013 - 8:52am
November 22, 2013
As part of a health unit on nutrition fifth-graders at Westside Elementary held a fruit and veggie fest. Students gave their “cafes” a name, planned menus and made snacks to share with “diners” who visited their classrooms. From left, were proprietors of the “Flashy Veggies and Fruits Café,” Emma Martin Huset, Rose Smith, Taishen Walztoni and Sarah Vitale. (2003 Journal file photo)
Days Gone By: Nov. 21, 2013
November 22, 2013 - 8:47am
November 14, 2013
Food baskets await delivery during a previous Sharing Families campaign. This year the program will again provide $125 grocery packages to each family plus extra $25 grocery gift certificates to families with five or more people. (River Falls Journal archives photo)
Sharing Families underway and needing help
November 14, 2013 - 12:10pm
A year in River Falls is just one of many travels ahead for RFHS exchange student Aranzazu Rodriguez. The senior hails from Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, Mexico. She is staying with Troy and Tonja Lesmeister. (River Falls Journal photo by Gretta Stark)
Exchange student makes travel her mission
November 14, 2013 - 10:24am
November 8, 2013
Westside sixth graders, left to right: Traci Milliren, Tracee Hughes and Christa Robinson prepare to air the “Westside Top Five” on WRFW-FM. (1983 Journal file photo)
Days Gone By: 1983 Westside Radio Show
November 8, 2013 - 10:26am
November 7, 2013
Duffy to host Veteran History workshop, will train volunteers
November 7, 2013 - 10:12am
November 1, 2013
From left, Andy Nelson, Charles Dawson, Terry Landaal, Jill TeWinkel and John Soderland at the city-wide Halloween party. (River Falls Journal file photos)
Days Gone By: Halloween 1963
November 1, 2013 - 1:22pm
September 20, 2013
Click to read Sep. 2013 Senior Lifestyle e-Magazine
September 20, 2013 - 4:27pm
September 13, 2013
The Redmond girls, from left: Grace, Ava, and Olivia presented $1,500 to Candice Rapley (back) at the River Falls Community Food Pantry on Friday, Sept. 6. The girls raised the money by doing a summer long triathlon.
River Falls sisters give it a 'tri'
September 13, 2013 - 9:31am