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October 15, 2018
The John Doar History Trail became the 576th addition to the Wisconsin Historical Society Historical Marker Program at a ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 at the New Richmond Civic Center. The program commemorates individuals, events,  buildings or sites of local, state or national prominence that contribute to Wisconsin's rich and informative historical heritage. (From left) Mary Zipperer, Robert Rice, MaryKay Rice, Christian Overland, Mayor Fred Horne. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Doar History Trail honored with state historical marker
October 15, 2018 - 7:00pm
September 13, 2018
Grave markers at Glass Valley Cemetery, in the town of River Falls, range from very old to newer in appearance. The public was invited to a "Cemetery Walk" event Sunday afternoon, at which actors dressed up to portray a selection of people buried in the cemetery and bring some of their stories to life. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
Glass Cemetery brought to life
September 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
August 8, 2018
Kids can enjoy story time with children’s librarian Mary Davis during Family Fun Night at the Museum on Aug. 10. Photo courtesy of Jacki Bradham
Family Fun Night at the Museum
August 8, 2018 - 8:00pm
May 9, 2018
Margaret Ingram Hughes married John Moffat Hughes in 1913. Their children (from left to right): Betty, John and Mary were the last generation of the Hughes family to live in the Octagon House. Photo courtesy of the St. Croix County Historical Society
Free Mother's Day Tour at the Octagon House Museum in Hudson
May 9, 2018 - 7:49am
November 22, 2017
Construction crews excavating a basement for a proposed home in Nininger Township prompted an investigation when they discovered human remains. Researchers and neighbors have since identified the property as the former Rose Hill Cemetery site. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
November 22, 2017 - 7:39pm
September 19, 2016
River Falls on path to add Swinging Bridge to national list of historic places
September 19, 2016 - 12:22pm
September 3, 2016
The Pierce County Historical Society has painstakingly put together this comprehensive “Pierce County in War and Peace” military display at River Bluff History Center in Bay City. The public is invited to attend an open house Sept. 10 or 11. (Photo courtesy of Pat Mory)
New artifacts added to military display
September 3, 2016 - 8:00am
May 25, 2016
DeWayne Meyer, flying his principal’s desk in 1966. (River Falls Journal file photo.)
Days Gone By: DeWayne Meyer, student, teacher, principal, all in the same building
May 25, 2016 - 9:09am
May 20, 2016
Days Gone By: At the prom in 1966
May 20, 2016 - 8:55am
May 5, 2016
Above, Pat Wood, Dick Doetkott, Mike Fleming and Rita Murphy are busy building a float which will be entered by St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in the River Falls May Day-USA parade on May Day, April 29. 1956 Journal file photo.
Days Gone By: May Day - U.S.A. Way
May 5, 2016 - 1:57pm
March 30, 2016
The two Norwegian brothers opened this store just five years after they came to America.
Days Gone by--Norseng Brothers Store
March 30, 2016 - 1:59pm
March 26, 2016
Taken in 1918, pictured are, from left, Charles Petty and Mr. Davis, who was son of the railroad depot agent; at the work table are Tilly Betlach and Clara Morrow; ironing are Erma O’Rourke and two unnamed women. All photos are from the Area Research Center at UW-River Falls.
Days Gone By: Cooperative laundry formed in River Falls
March 26, 2016 - 11:27am
March 5, 2016
This photo shows the inside of the passenger office of the Omaha Depot -- as the train depot in River Falls was called -- in 1918. Submitted photos.
Days Gone By: Last train left town 50 years ago
March 5, 2016 - 11:52am
January 24, 2016
Submitted photos.
State Historical Society’s Wisconsin History Tour in Hudson
January 24, 2016 - 12:48pm
January 22, 2016
Officers of local youth hockey and soccer associations voted to spend money to help parents recognize and deal with possible drug use on the part of their children. From left, Chuck Bye and Craig Nelson of the Youth Hockey Association; and Bob Scott and Ed Paulson of the Wildcat Soccer program. Mike Firle of River Falls Soccer was also a part of the organization. (1986 Journal file photo.)
Days Gone By: Taking action against drugs in 1986
January 22, 2016 - 12:07pm