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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 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
November 28, 2014
Historical Society's Victorian Christmas Night on Dec. 5
November 28, 2014 - 1:40pm
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
October 31, 2014
Days Gone By: 1964 Halloween
October 31, 2014 - 10:07am
October 30, 2014
Days Gone By: Carl T. Johnson
October 30, 2014 - 1:44pm
October 10, 2014
Peg Wells Steinmetz was a student teacher and Doug Wall is the boy on the right in the first row, according to Wendy Wall. Thanks Wendy!
Days Gone By: Campus School
October 10, 2014 - 1:57pm
October 2, 2014

In 1964 St. Bridget’s, pupils were busy selling magazines with a  goal of $1,200 to purchase a trampoline for their gym. Pictured, left to right, Lisa Haskins marking up the day’s sales while Tom Halada, David Jensen, Diane Jensen, Donna Dohnalek and James Hansen watched. 1964 Journal file photo.
Days Gone By
October 2, 2014 - 11:44am
September 12, 2014
On the Canteen Committee were,  sitting, left to right: Rita Anderson, Wendy Wall, Dorothy Murphy, Janet Huppert, Janet Kroeze, Barbara Meyer; standing, Lois Kusilek, Georgeanne Kind, Don Kuss, LeRoy Larson, Nancy Standish, and Bev Enloe. 1959 yearbook photo.
Days Gone By: 1959 Reunion
September 12, 2014 - 9:28am
September 4, 2014
Days Gone By: Glass Valley Cemetery Walk this Sunday
September 4, 2014 - 3:03pm
August 22, 2014
:“The Kids,” sponsored by H.D. Cudd, were on top of the standings in league play at River Falls Golf Club. The team had 35 points for the season to 30 for the runnerup Moody team. Members included Gregg Soli, Bob Thoreson, Steve Johnson, Jim Foster, Rich Cashman and Dave Wells. Mr. Cudd is standing in the back. 1964 River Falls Journal file photo.
Days Gone By: 1964 Golf "kids"
August 22, 2014 - 10:30am
August 20, 2014
River Falls ninth annual Town & Country Celebration at Glen Park was set for July 24-25, 1964, combining “Old Fashioned Bargain Days” with the ribbon cutting and dedication of Main Street, which renovation is almost completed. Plans were to have a four-block long “picnic table” with free barbecue for everyone. Patsy Wichman was chosen as Miss River Falls, with Heidi Steneman and Connie Lundberg her attendants. (River Falls Journal 1964 file photo)
Days Gone By
August 20, 2014 - 12:18pm