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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
Meyer Middle School March Students of the Month
Locals march for science on Earth Day
'Great Greenwood Giveaway' is back
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Hockey: U14 Blackcats take runner up at nationals
Wildcat soccer, golf, battle the elements
Booters split in BRC
Netters fall to Hudson
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TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/1/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/15/17 Public Hearing - Heise permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Bid Opening - Road Work Bids
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Lorraine Ann Younggren Marcinek, 91
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Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Paul D. Ritzinger, 62
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January 11, 2013
Letter: Another outpouring for the holidays fills the food shelf
We would like to thank everyone who came out to view the "Roman Pechacek Holiday Light Display" and donated food and money to the River Falls Food Pantry. We had a wonderful turnout. We collected $2,504 in donations and 721 pounds of food items. We appreciate the overwhelming generosity...
January 11, 2013 - 10:04am
December 20, 2012
Wood Working: Difference between New York, River Falls café servings? Try melodrama, tax-return fears, Russian speakers
I was just telling a friend that my favorite city in the whole world is New York City. He looked at me as if to say, "Are you NUTS?" OK, OK,...
December 20, 2012 - 8:56am
December 5, 2012
Appeals court finds cook, not restaurant, liable for hairy steak
A diner who found human hair in a steak will not receive $125,000 in damages from the restaurant that served it. A state appeals court in Waukesha said the Texas Roadhouse in West Bend did nothing wrong and the blame should go to the offending cook. Kevin Hansen ordered a steak...
December 5, 2012 - 3:15pm
November 16, 2012
Woodworking: Turkey tips from yours truly, with big smiles
Several years ago, I wrote a column in this space about how to roast a turkey. I recommended brining the bird and then roasting it "upside...
November 16, 2012 - 8:48am
November 9, 2012
Woodworking: No use denying: Italia tops in culinary delights
I was ready to bid, as the old travelogues used to say, fond farewell to beautiful Tuscany, where our friends and we recently visited. But...
November 9, 2012 - 8:40am
November 2, 2012
New school lunch guidelines leave some kids running on empty
Students and teachers around the country are asking, "Where's my cookie?" and complaining via YouTube about being hungry - click below to watch...
November 2, 2012 - 10:39am
November 1, 2012
Letter: With your help, our church is there for the hungry and homeless
Kudos to Debbie Griffin for her recent Journal story about the continuing problem of homelessness and hunger. Thanks also to the pastors of the River Falls Ministerium for promoting November as a month of compassion for those in need. Not included in Debbie's story: Servant of the...
November 1, 2012 - 8:53am
October 9, 2012
Ptacek's celebrates 100 years in Prescott with a world record
PRESCOTT - Prescott is about to become famous for cooking the world's largest bratwurst. A 52-foot, two-inch sausage was grilled up and served...
October 9, 2012 - 11:35am
September 26, 2012
Ptacek's celebrates 100th on Oct. 6, hopes to break brat record
PRESCOTT-- The World Record Academy will be notified after October 6, when Ptacek's IGA grocery store hosts its annual Octoberfest, but this...
September 26, 2012 - 9:55am
August 22, 2012
Ashley Hall: The right flavoring
I love food. I have a very serious relationship with food. Food and I are like garlic and olive oil -- we go well with anything. When did this relationship become serious? It did about four years ago when I could not stop watching The Food Network. The Food Network has it all:...
August 22, 2012 - 3:52pm
August 21, 2012
Brother and sister now 'hang out' at malt shop
ELLSWORTH -- Josh Hudek and Bonny Brown wanted a business venture they could share. The brother-and-sister didn't know exactly what it would...
August 21, 2012 - 9:04am
August 17, 2012
Recalled sausage may contain glove parts
Johnsonville Sausage of Sheboygan Falls is recalling 48,000 pounds of its Turkey Sausage with Cheddar Cheese because it might contain pieces of gloves. The USDA said the sausage was produced May 22 and was distributed throughout the country in 13.5-ounce vacuum packages. The turkey-cheddar...
August 17, 2012 - 12:34pm
August 9, 2012
Wood Working: Big city dining adventure finds us visiting the farmer
"Did I forget to tell you, my sweet, that we're going out to eat in Minneapolis tonight?" said my Beautiful Wife brightly. B.W. always says...
August 9, 2012 - 10:10am
August 3, 2012
Company recalls frozen beef patties
Kenosha Beef International is recalling 19 tons of frozen bacon cheeseburger patties. The company alerted the USDA after a customer complained that the meat had pieces of gasket material. Officials say there have been no reports of illnesses or injuries. The recall involves two-pound...
August 3, 2012 - 12:19pm
Aug. 3, 2012: Guess who's turning 30? Local store first of family businesses
When Dick and Carol Rinehart met at Cedarburg High School, they neither knew their future held grocery-store ownership nor realized their first...
August 3, 2012 - 9:13am