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March 20, 2015
Days Gone By
March 20, 2015 - 4:01pm
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
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