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April 22, 2015
The kitchen in Glen Park provided a place for visitors to prepare picnic meals. When it was being vandalized in the early 1900s, the city council stepped in and passed an ordinance protecting the park from those who would damage it.
Days Gone By: Glen Park and a request from a reader
April 22, 2015 - 8:19am
April 17, 2015
Wild Side: Fire renews the prairie
April 17, 2015 - 2:10pm
April 13, 2015
River Falls Main Street looked like this 100 years ago when the city’s articles of incorporation were signed. The photo from the M.A. Shepard Collection was provided by UW-River Falls Archives. Shown is the west side of Main Street between Maple and Pine.
Days Gone By: History of River Falls, from the beginning
April 13, 2015 - 12:57pm
Photo was taken on April 13, 1913,  front row, from left, Cliff Symes, Geo. J. Dodge, Rosh Freeman, 1st chief; J. Walter Patterson, chief; Ernest Buck, 2nd chief; Bert Symes and A.F. Moody. Second row: Cliff Symes, W.S. Smith, James Peterson, George Hutchins Sr., A.E. Chapman, Ed Anderson, H.T. Richards, C.E. Shepard (sec.), Wm. Fisher, Joe J. Foster, Ben Rosenberg, Frank L. Baker, H.M. Elertson, Wm. F. Green, James A. Richards and Ray J. Roehl. River Falls Journal file photo.
Days Gone By: First Fire Department
April 13, 2015 - 12:55pm
April 3, 2015
Box elders falling into upper Plum Creek in Pierce County. (Dan Wilcox photo).
Wild Side: Box elder trees are tough survivors
April 3, 2015 - 10:38am
March 20, 2015
Days Gone By
March 20, 2015 - 4:01pm
March 6, 2015
Wild Side: Big birds back from verge of extinction
March 6, 2015 - 8:24am
February 27, 2015
After the meat is cut up into small squares, it is run through the “grinder” as Bob Appleholm is doing in Malmer Brothers meat department. 1975 Journal file photos.
Days Gone By: 1975 Malmer Brothers Red & White Grocery Store
February 27, 2015 - 12:34pm
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
January 8, 2015
Cedar Key, Fl., is a village on a group of islands about 10 miles south of the mouth of the Suwannee River. (Google Earth image. North is to the upper left.)
Wild Side: A long trip south to the Suwannee River delta
January 8, 2015 - 10:08am
January 2, 2015
An American crow has a brain that is, relative to its size, as big as that of a chimpanzee. (Photo by Jack Bartholmai, Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas)
Wild Side: Learning in a murder of crows
January 2, 2015 - 8:56am
December 30, 2014
Days Gone By: Letters to Santa through the years
December 30, 2014 - 8:19am