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Andre Balcombe, 1858. Balcombe served as the Ho-Chunk's Indian agent during their last years at Blue Earth. He was accused of corruption and evidence suggests he took the job for monetary gain.
Portrait of St. Andre Durand Balcombe, c.1858.
Alexis J. Fournier painting "St. Anthony Falls and Suspension Bridge", c.1885.
St. Anthony Falls following 1869 crisis.
Reconstructing St. Anthony Falls, 1869 (1). Oil painting, 1869. Painter: Peter Gui Clausen.
Reconstructing St. Anthony Falls, 1869 (2). Oil painting, 1869. Painter: Peter Gui Clausen.
Side view of St. Bernard's Church in Cologne taken in the spring of 1999. The church's school can be seen on the right side of the image. Photograph Collection, Carver County Historical Society, Waconia.
A Rox player slides home in an exciting play captured by St. Cloud Times photographer Myron Hall, c.1949. From the Myron Hall Collection, Stearns History Museum and Research Center, St. Cloud.
Boy Scouts and Rox management hold up their 1950 championship banner, c.1951. From the Myron Hall Collection, Stearns History Museum and Research Center, St. Cloud.
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