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February 26, 2015
Matt Pommer
Featured syndicated column: Who will be Republican gubernatorial candidate in 2018?
February 26, 2015 - 6:00am
February 25, 2015
Matt Pommer
Featured syndicated column: This is the time for political moves and countermoves
February 25, 2015 - 11:56am
February 13, 2015
Phil Pfuehler
Featured column: Space, the final frontier: To boldly go through subtraction
February 13, 2015 - 1:30pm
February 5, 2015
UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen
Featured guest column: Sowing rice, planting trees, or educating people?
February 5, 2015 - 4:30pm
Matt Pommer
Featured syndicated column: Budget hit renews debate about paying for UW System
February 5, 2015 - 4:00pm
January 30, 2015
In front, from left are: Andrea Elliott, Megan Faustini, Aarsheim, Damian Overby and Danielle Durand. In back are: Alysa Viellieux, Deanna Wronski, Ben Harris, Derek Hartmon, Mark Olson, T.J. Lee. Absent from the group were Riley Larson and Jayson Dahlby. (Journal file photo).
Days Gone By: Sledding in 2005
January 30, 2015 - 3:30pm
January 21, 2015
Ryan John, son of Kathleen and Lawrence “Bernie” Purfeerst of River Falls, checked in at St. Joseph Hospital at 11:05 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 3, 1975 to become the first baby of 1975 to be born here. Journal file photo.
Days Gone By: First baby of 1975
January 21, 2015 - 12:17pm
January 20, 2015
Store owner Dave Hegre, second from left, and his wife Mary are pictured talking to Assistant Fire Chief Jerry Wilkens while bystanders watch the fire. 1985 Jay Griggs photo.
Days Gone By: 1985 Kulstad Fire
January 20, 2015 - 12:56pm
January 12, 2015
In 1975, Fred Benson, 23, right, handed in his nomination papers for alderman for the fifth ward in River Falls, to City Clerk Loyd Ostness. Election was held April 1, 1975, and Benson, oldest of the three sons of Dave Benson, owner of Lund Hardware store on Main Street, won his spot. 1975 River Falls Journal file photo.
Days Gone By
January 12, 2015 - 2:13pm
December 31, 2014
How the Grinch saved my Christmas spirit
December 31, 2014 - 4:30am
December 30, 2014
Days Gone By: Letters to Santa through the years
December 30, 2014 - 8:19am
December 16, 2014
Here is the McKahan home at 217 N. 8th Street, following the fire which took the life of Mrs. McKahan. The “X” marks the window from which Mrs. McKahan dropped her three children to safety, then was trapped and lost her life. 1954 Journal file photos.
Days Gone By: 1954 McKahan fire
December 16, 2014 - 8:56am
December 5, 2014
Rick Burgsteiner (Scrooge) and Susan Wagner (the Ghost of Christmas Past) rehears "A Christmas Carol."
Column: Getting into the holiday spirit with ‘A Christmas Carol’
December 5, 2014 - 11:20am
November 24, 2014
River Falls Brownie Troop 37 held their annual investment ceremony at Westside School in 1974. New Brownies and their pins included, front row, left to right; Cathy Sukow, Joy Sternberg, Connie Freeburn, Amy Northrup, Angie Reardon, Laura Denninger and Lana Meyer; second row: Christy Allers, Tracy Landaal, Christy Malmer, Jane Johnson, Sandy Veenendall, Barbie Benson, Greta Kjos, and Jodi Durand. Leaders of the troop were Mrs. Wayne Sukow, Mrs. Kathy Freeburn, and Miss Karen Smith. 1974 Journal file photo.
Days Gone By: Brownies 1974
November 24, 2014 - 10:23am
November 6, 2014
Marilyn and Howard Nelson getting ready to participate in a parade with his 1929 Model A Ford, found in a dump and restored by him. Submitted photo.
Days Gone By: Howard N. Nelson and his Model A Ford
November 6, 2014 - 3:51pm