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River Falls Journal
Media schooled on River Crossing highway-surface project
St. Croix panel opposes proposal to shift assessments to counties
Western Wisconsinites sound off against Walker budget
High speed chase ends with suspect taken from trunk of car
County man faces charges in domestic assault case
crime and courts
Wild Side: Bluebirds are looking for housing
Wildcats’ comeback falls short at state
Green Bay bound!
State tournaments on Comcast
Wildcat girls qualify for first state hoops tourney
Weekend Happenings, March 27-29
In River Falls, Easter eggs aren’t just for kids
One woman’s legacy brings enduring artistry to River Falls Church
Featured photo: Bear tracks
New Richmond ReStore holds ‘Upcycling Contest’
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/26/15 Community Meeting- Park Master Plans
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/23/15 Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/24/15 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/26/15 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/6/15 Public Hearing re: Cernohous Rezone Request
Corrine Anne Drost, 75
Mary Anne (Frable) Hetrick, 64
Daniel H. Lay, 82
Richard F. Lasar, 86
Charles Edward "Ed" Hanson, 92
Featured syndicated column: Legislature waits for us to file our state tax returns
Featured column: A class act: Character of River Falls students shines for all
Days Gone By
Featured syndicated column: Veto Threat? Transportation borrowing; ‘Iowa-caucus budget’
Featured column: River Falls Public Library notes
Get Out! Deals
June 13, 2013
June is Dairy Month, celebrate with breakfast at Rolling Acres farm
Randy and Lori Larson of LoRan Rolling Acres farm south of Plum City, will be hosting this year's June Dairy Breakfast in Pierce County on Saturday,...
events / food / life
June 13, 2013 - 12:43pm
June 7, 2013
Wood Working: From religion to grub, zealots seize control
When I was a kid the old timers used to call me "Deacon" because my great grandfather and namesake was a very serious pillar of the church. One who was not always successful in his efforts to evangelize sinners.
opinion / columns / food
June 7, 2013 - 9:11am
The Drought-of-2012 is finally declared over in Wisconsin
It's finally over. The Drought-of-2012 officially ended in Wisconsin this morning, when the U-S Drought Monitor said no place in the state is abnormally dry any longer. After the extended winter and the recent heavy rains, you may have assumed that Wisconsin is so water-logged, it's...
June 7, 2013 - 8:18am
Kringle... the state's official pastry?
A state budget proposal would honor the Kringle as the official state pastry. The oval-shaped danish is an iconic Wisconsin product of Racine County, introduced in the late 1880's. Representative Cory Mason of Racine is behind the proposal. A similar proposal failed in 2012, which...
food / government
June 7, 2013 - 8:16am
June 3, 2013
New record in winning a cheese-curd eating contest
Can you woof down a half-pound of cheese curds in less than two minutes? Tim Swokowski of Kaukauna set a new record over the weekend, when he won the curd eating contest at the Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival in Little Chute, near Appleton. He ate a half-pound of the rubbery curds...
news / food
June 3, 2013 - 11:04am
May 31, 2013
German Settlement Ice Cream Social June 9
The German Settlement Heritage Society is planning an old fashioned ice cream social Sunday, June 9, 3-6 p.m. at 837 County N, near Hudson. The event features rhubarb desserts and homemade ice cream. The old brick bake oven will be operating for those who wish to bake personal items....
food / events / life
May 31, 2013 - 9:43am
Moose Lodge brunch benefits Bike Blessing
The Moose Lodge, 620 N. Clark Street, will host a brunch on Sunday, June 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu will include pancakes, French toast, scrambled eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, potatoes, coffee, juice and milk. The public is welcome. The cost is $8 and kids 5 and under free....
events / food / life
May 31, 2013 - 9:12am
May 30, 2013
Letter: So many have helped us
Our Neighbors' Place, Inc, board members and those from the Kinnickinnic BackPack program wish to thank all community members, families and businesses for making the first "Black Tie Affair" a huge success. The mission of the "non-event" was to raise enough money to support the Kinnickinnic...
opinion / letters / food
May 30, 2013 - 1:02pm
May 29, 2013
Letter: Commends mail carriers, residents for food drive
The Hunger Prevention Council of Pierce County sends a huge appreciation to the mail carriers and residents of Pierce County for participating in the May 11 Letter Carriers' National "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive. Mail carriers left donation bags and information at residences and...
opinion / letters / food
May 29, 2013 - 1:10pm
May 6, 2013
Troy donates to food pantry
The United Fund of Troy Township, recently presented a check for $906.50 to the River Falls Food Pantry. The 95 residents of the Township donated...
food / life
May 6, 2013 - 9:19am
Hometown grocer: Changing of the guard
After 31 years of ownership, Dick and Carol Rinehart, proprietors of Dick's Fresh Market, 1121 S Main St., and Dick's Hometown Liquor, 1141 S...
business / news / food
May 6, 2013 - 9:02am
May 5, 2013
Letter carriers food drive
River Falls Postmaster Christopher Kottke reminds residents that on Saturday, May 11, all River Falls postal carriers will be collecting non-perishable food items as part of their national "Stamp Out Hunger" drive. Donations can be left by mailboxes for pickup or dropped off at...
food / life
May 5, 2013 - 1:01pm
May 1, 2013
Lawmakers agree with food-stamp limitations
A Wisconsin Assembly committee endorsed a bill this week that forces food-stamp recipients to eat healthier. Seven Republicans voted yes and two Democrats voted no, as the Assembly State Affairs panel endorsed limits on the junk food people can buy with their Food-Share benefits....
food / health / government
May 1, 2013 - 1:49pm
April 17, 2013
Weather delays garden kickoff
The community garden program Grow to Share announced that it has rescheduled its seasonal-kickoff event to 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at the...
news / food / health / family
April 17, 2013 - 8:11am
April 10, 2013
Pedal-pub issue rolls through the legislature
A Milwaukee area legislator wants to legalize "pedal pubs" - vehicles in which a number of partiers pedal and drink as they travel from bar to bar. They've been popping up around the country, and Milwaukee had one until a city committee pointed out that it went against a state law...
government / food / business
April 10, 2013 - 12:04pm