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River Falls Journal
Highway bridge now surfaced
Rep. Kind plans listening session in RF
Score! River Falls does on standardized tests
River Falls Police sergeant earns FBI training credentials
No-wake boating restriction in effect on St. Croix River
crime and courts
Local deer herd status on agenda at April 14th spring hearings
Youth state bowlers
Falcons beat St. Thomas in 3rd place game at national tourney
Powerlifters third at state
Weekend Happenings: April 18-20
St. Bridget Youth donate $510 to food shelf
Take Back: They are asking you to join them
Click to print coloring contest
Dioramas offer a 'peep' at spring
arts and entertainment
Eva M. Boese, 96
Dorothy H. DeLong, 91
Debra A. Sears, 55
Dr. Raymond V. Anderson, 91
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/22/14 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/21/14 Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 4/21/14 Planning Commission Meeting
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC.: 1/16/13 Meeting Notice
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/17/14 Cemetery Committee Meeting
Days Gone By:
Featured Letter: Let’s turn Lake George into a charming oasis
Featured Letter: After my overindulgence, I was left alone, abandoned
Letter: Donation left me speechless
Editorial: Without consensus, these big issues will require go-slow approach
May 6, 2013
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
April 4, 2013
It's almost time to get growing, find the best and newest tips for vegetable gardens
If you grow your own vegetables, you can grow varieties you like, you know what was used to grow them, and you get some great fun and exercise...
food / life
April 4, 2013 - 3:11pm
Prescott farmers market seeks new manager, more vendors
PRESCOTT--Genny Taevs, Prescott Farmers Market Manager in 2012, announces the market is seeking a new manager for the 2013 season. Taevs is retiring as manager of the market for personal reasons. This is a volunteer position requiring about five hours' work per week. Last summer...
April 4, 2013 - 1:15pm
April 3, 2013
Investigators find E.coli in frozen snacks
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports at least two dozen people have been sickened in an outbreak of E. coli. Wisconsin is one of 15 states where victims were made ill by an infection linked to frozen snack foods marketed mostly to children. No deaths have been...
health / food / government
April 3, 2013 - 12:07pm
Donation to the River Falls Food Pantry
Curves of River Falls' members donated 185 pounds of food to the River Falls Food Pantry, along with $255 cash. Connie Kastner, local Owner/Manager,...
news / food
April 3, 2013 - 10:14am
March 29, 2013
American Legion hosts spaghetti dinner
The Sons of the American Legion are hosting a spaghetti dinner at the American Legion hall, 701 N. Main St. Dinner is from 4-8 p.m., along with raffles and silent auction. Music by DJ Dr. Groove starts at 8 p.m. Tickets: adults (12+) $8; kids 6-11 $4, under 5 are free.
food / life
March 29, 2013 - 12:25pm
Police bust interstate Muenster-cheese thief
New Jersey authorities report they have arrested a man who was found with 21 tons of stolen Wisconsin cheese in his possession. The 34 year old from Plainfield, Illinois, was picked up March 26 driving a refrigerated truck carrying 42,000 pounds of Muenster cheese. K&K Cheese of...
food / health / business /
March 29, 2013 - 12:01pm
March 27, 2013
Parents demand answers about school-employee's arrest
Parents of Whitnall School students vented their anger at a special meeting this week at which the district tried to explain why parents weren't told immediately when the school's food service director was arrested for child enticement. James Heidke, 55, was arrested February 23,...
education / food
March 27, 2013 - 12:16pm
March 25, 2013
Buy a pie, support the hospital
The Volunteers in Partnership with River Falls Area Hospital will host a pie sale starting at 9 a.m. on Friday, March 29 in the First National...
food / events / life
March 25, 2013 - 12:40pm
March 15, 2013
WIC provides help with healthy foods
For pregnant women and parents with young kids, help with the grocery bill may be available. The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for...
family / food / health
March 15, 2013 - 12:18pm
March 1, 2013
Rush River hosts mission trip fundraiser
Rush River Lutheran Church, N8623 County Road Y, is hosting a youth mission trip fundraising breakfast from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Sunday, March...
food / life
March 1, 2013 - 9:38am