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May 30, 2017
The Croix Chordsmen sang two musical selections during the program. Other musical performers included James Bohn with the National Anthem, and the River Falls High School Marching Wildcats. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
PHOTOS: Honoring those who gave all
May 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
April 13, 2017
U.S. Marine Corps gunnery Sgt. Dan Navrestad speaks March 31 with officers from different agencies from St. Croix County. He urged officers to consider differently how they approach veterans in crisis. Mike Longaecker/RiverTown Multimedia
Cop-veteran encounters take center stage at St. Croix County training event
April 13, 2017 - 7:49pm
March 12, 2017
Help find, identify these vets
March 12, 2017 - 6:00am
November 3, 2016
Events honoring veterans scheduled on campus
November 3, 2016 - 11:03am
September 19, 2016
Veterans from the May 2016 Freedom Honor Flight gather at the WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. Honorees included World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans. (Submitted photo)
Pierce Pepin sponsors local vets on Freedom Honor Flight
September 19, 2016 - 9:19am
August 25, 2016
Command Sgt. Maj. Rafael Conde speaks after gaining the responsibilities of the Wisconsin Army National Guard command sergeant major during a formal change of responsibility ceremony June 1 at the Joint Force Headquarters in Madison, Wis. Conde is the eighth senior enlisted leader to serve as the Wisconsin Army National Guard command sergeant major. (Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs photo by Vaughn R. Larson)
Duty calls for National Guard command sergeant major from River Falls
August 25, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 30, 2016
American Legion Commander Larry Larson served for two decades in the U.S. Army. Before retiring recently he was seen for many years on local streets delivering mail. (River Falls Journal photo by Bob Burrows)
New Legion commander in River Falls emphasizes growth, core values
June 30, 2016 - 9:15am
American Legion Commander Larry Larson served for two decades in the U.S. Army. Before retiring recently he was seen for many years on local streets delivering mail. (River Falls Journal photo by Bob Burrows)
New Legion commander in River Falls emphasizes growth, core values
June 30, 2016 - 9:15am
June 13, 2016
River Falls dentist Michael Page, a Minnesota Army National Guard captain, provides dental treatment for soldiers on mobile equipment in the field.
RF dentist, National Guard captain participates in June training mission
June 13, 2016 - 6:00am
June 2, 2016
Veterans, families, and community members came together at Greenwood Cemetery Monday for an annual Memorial Day program, put on by the American Legion Post 121.play button
VIDEO: River Falls honors Memorial Day
June 2, 2016 - 9:18am
May 28, 2016
Legion's resurgence: Come out for Memorial Day in River Falls
May 28, 2016 - 6:00am
May 6, 2016
Roberts resident Dan Jacobs readies an army Blackhawk helicopter in advance of his last military flight last week at Holman Field in St. Paul. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)play button
'The one you'd want behind the stick'
May 6, 2016 - 8:56am
November 11, 2015
Seventh grade speaker Cecilia Downey was one of three middle school students to address their peers, and the gathered veterans and community members at the annual Meyer Middle School Veterans' Day program Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 11.
MMS honors veterans
November 11, 2015 - 4:57pm
Roger Jewitt, who was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Medical Battalion of the Army’s 96th Infantry Division in the Pacific during World War II, displays the Quilt of Valor he received earlier this year at Fort Snelling. (Hudson Star-Observer photos by Chuck Nowlen)
Blanketed in honor: World War II vets receive 'Quilts of Valor'
November 11, 2015 - 1:15pm
November 6, 2015
Jim Miller, American Legion Post 121 commander continued to work on membership--even though the members far exceeded their goal. The post was recently awarded the 2015 Post Excellence award. Miller serves as commander until next summer. He says it's a lot of work but it's fun. (River Falls Journal photo by Deb Eliason)
River Falls Legion has state recognition, growing membership
November 6, 2015 - 3:26pm