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Eagle River celebrates centenarian

By Nicholas Farrell
Special to the News-Review

For many people who know Emerson Farrell, the mere mention of his name conjures images of a larger-than-life cowboy type who was seemingly ripped straight out of the Old West.

From entertaining onlookers as a young man by shooting holes in pennies tossed carelessly over his shoulder to firing his pistol out of both windows of his car in downtown Eagle River to celebrate the birth of his son, the legendary stories of his life appear endless and paint a picture of a man who apparently lived a life that could rival any American folktale.

However, behind the stories of marksmanship

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 7:24 PM


+1 #1 Marsha Traub 2013-02-14 15:02
What a wonderful article about a wonderful man!

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