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December 11, 2014
Andrew Rondeau measures a plant in the UW-River Falls greenhouse. Rondeau is a U.S. Army veteran and says the military is good preparation for a farming career.
Emerging from battlefields, UWRF grad scopes out farm fields
December 11, 2014 - 9:54am
December 1, 2014
Former River Falls Mayor Duane Pederson donates $20 to the "Grumpy Old Men's" food shelf donation drive Monday, Dec. 1. 
From left are Jerry Carter, Karen Kielas, Mel Germanson and Pederson.
'Grumpy Old Men' at it again, collecting food shelf donations
December 1, 2014 - 4:42pm
November 18, 2014
Pictured left to right: River Falls Area Hospital's Tracy Dierks, Erin Jennings, Cliff Jennings, Heather Logelin and United Way's John Coughlin. Submitted photo.
United Way gets boost from Allina Health
November 18, 2014 - 3:22pm
July 11, 2014
The second annual River Falls Burger Battle winner, Mainstreeters Bar and Grill’s owner Craig Gervais, was presented with a trophy in late June. Shown from left: Terry McKay, Re/Max Synergy; Kellie Burrows, American Cancer Society; Craig Gervais, Mainstreeters Bar and Grill; Cindy Brown Bauer, Minuteman Press and Craig and Mary Hofland, is it 2B Marketing. (River Falls Journal photo by Jillian Dexheimer)
People’s choice: Mainstreeters wins annual Burger Battle
July 11, 2014 - 10:55am
April 19, 2014
Every Monday students in Sue Schwartz’s River Falls High School consumer science food courses plan and prepare meals for the River Falls Fire Department. Showing off the finished meal, from left: Amanda Rohl, Taylor Longsdorf, Carlie Christensen, Marcos Miller, Audrey Larsen, William Baillargeon and Miranda Neiderrmyer.
How do you feed hungry firefighters? RFHS students know how
April 19, 2014 - 8:00am
April 18, 2014
Saint Bridget Catholic Church high school youth recently donated $510.51 to the River Falls Food Pantry. Shown (from left) are Food Pantry Operations Manager Candice Rapley, Keegan Jilek , Mark Miller, Sam Derks, Derick Hansen, Karen Hansen, Maddie Garin and Izzy Lucking.
St. Bridget Youth donate $510 to food shelf
April 18, 2014 - 8:00am
February 17, 2014
From left are Kathy Graham, president of HHQ; Roene Frederick from Roberts Food Pantry; Candice Rapley from River Falls Food Pantry; Nancy Briske from Hudson Food Pantry; and Carol Morgen, chair of HHQ’s 2013 Quilt Show.
Hudson Heritage Quilters donate to local food shelves
February 17, 2014 - 10:00am
November 29, 2013
Free community breakfast Dec. 14
November 29, 2013 - 2:46pm
November 27, 2013
Mavericks Corner Saloon, formerly The Corner Saloon, 126 and 128 N. Main St., got its new name from new owners Mike and Becky Kappers’ son. They closed on the purchase last Wednesday. (River Falls Journal photo by Gretta Stark)
Downtown RF bar gets new name, owners
November 27, 2013 - 4:47pm
Event chairman Art Smith invites the community to a Thanksgiving Dinner 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday at St. Bridget Church, 221 E. Division St. Photo by Doug Stohlberg.
All are welcome at community Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow, also at River Falls Family Restaurant
November 27, 2013 - 2:36pm
November 19, 2013
Mel Germanson, Jerry Carter and Stephen Smith. Submitted photo to River Falls Journal.
The good food fight
November 19, 2013 - 9:50am
November 15, 2013
Bowls for Hope looking for charities
November 15, 2013 - 2:48pm
Scones of Love, an organization that sells scones and produces blankets for children’s hospitals with the profits, held their first sale in July 2012 and raised enough money to make nine blankets for Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota in St. Paul. Shown, from left, are Scones of Love founders: Kylee Strehlau, Kaytlynn Plummer and Hannah Plummer. They will be selling their scones at the  River Falls FBLA Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the River Falls High School.
Local girls work to wrap kids in love
November 15, 2013 - 8:51am
November 11, 2013
Mike McFarland, DDS, purchased candy from Abigail Morning at the recent Halloween candy buyback event. Submitted photo.
Hospital hosts candy buyback
November 11, 2013 - 12:04pm
October 10, 2013
Toffolon Massimiliano, left of River Falls, and Davis Barnes of Beldenville pack apples at Circle K Orchard. Circle K owner Wilson Mills said he sends 120 bushels of apples each week to the four school districts, including River Falls through the Farm to School program. The latter is an initiative dedicated to bringing healthy, local foods to children’s plates. (Submitted photo)
Going local: Farm to School plucks apples
October 10, 2013 - 9:36am
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