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Friends of Willow River and Kinnickinnic State Parks, Inc. are offering some fun ways to beat the winter blahs with ice fishing for the kids and snowshoeing for the whole...
Editor’s Note: In the past letters to Santa were printed in the River Falls Journal in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Here is a sampling from the children in...
A little over 60 years ago the community was stunned when a young mother lost her life while saving her children in a house fire. The following are excerpts from the Dec. 9, 1954 River Falls Journal: “It was reported that Mrs. Henry (Maria) McKahan, aged 33, had lost her life in a fire at their Eighth Street home after dropping her three children to safety out a second-story window. “No-one will ever know, definitely, what happened. “Mr.
We can usually hear rooster pheasants crowing on fall evenings as they fly from standing corn into our prairie to roost for the night. This year there aren’t many of them. Two brutal winters killed nearly all the pheasants that were living in our area. The cold rainy spring this year probably limited nesting and survival of pheasant broods. For many years some pheasants managed to escape from the Pheasants Forever dog trial and youth hunt held in September on the Brian and Mary Hopp farm near us.
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.
Allina Health has continued its support of United Way's Food Resource Center by volunteering and sponsoring the November 2014 $2,500 food shipment. Pictured left to right: River Falls Area Hospital's Tracy Dierks, Erin Jennings, Cliff Jennings, Heather Logelin and United Way's John Coughlin.
Ace Hardware store manager Tony Guse shows Michael Fugate, 2014 River Falls High School graduate, how to stock shelves at the 1163 N. Main Street store. RiverWalk Art and Antiques, St. Croix Lanes and Ace Hardware have all hired individuals with disabilities through Bridge Community Employment located in Hudson. October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. (Submitted photo)
The 1941 graduating class of River Falls High School held their 73rd class reunion in September at the West Wind Supper Club. Out of the 70 known classmates 17 were...
Mason of year The Freemasons of River Falls Lodge #109 held their annual Mason of the Year banquet on Nov.
Sindy Nelson Osterman, daughter of the late Howard N.