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MARTELL TOUCHDOWN: Tornado strikes rural Pierce County; 1 reported injured
Narcan credited for saving lives in Hudson, beyond
Update: Amish crash victims in 'good' condition
New feed store stresses customer service
Wisconsin roundup: Stillwater Lift Bridge reopens — but only temporarily; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Fish still kings in the North
Grab a buddy and learn to kayak
River Falls Legion takes third in Mankato tournament
Golfers honored for academics
Herum Cal League HR Derby champ
RFPD has biggest "Torch Run" year yet
Booster Days packed full of fun and excitement
Every person has a fair story
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 7/13/17 Hearing - Rohl Trust rezone
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/25/17 Special Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/5/17 Town Board Meeting
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 7/17/17, Case No. 17-CV-129, Valerie Sowa
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Amended Ad For Bids - 2017 Mill & Overlay
Ashley G. Speer, 24
Shirley M. (Ptacek) Sherman, 70
Ruth E. Afdahl, 82
Russell V. Tauferner, 92
Dorothy Esther Johnson, 83
Library Notes: Reading children's books is good for the soul
Viewpoint: Card skimmer bill aimed at stopping gas pump scam
Viewpoint: Fighting for affordable, quality health care
Letters to the editor
Arts Minded: Developing art scene is inspiring
Real Estate Showcase
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January 17, 2013
Woodworking: Savoring from the wacko world of cookbooks
Our kitchen sports a rather large collection of cookbooks, featuring recipes from around the world. At last count we owned 17 Italian cookb...
January 17, 2013 - 12:57pm
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
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 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
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
July 12, 2012
Book Report: 'Birdseye' look at frozen food, more
Mark Kurlansky astounded the reading world several years ago when he wrote "Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World." Later he did...
July 12, 2012 - 2:11pm
June 29, 2012
A landscape changed: Family Fresh unveils new concept
Nash Finch reached a milestone Tuesday, June 26, as it cut the ribbon to celebrate finishing a major remodel of its 28-year-old store in the...
June 29, 2012 - 9:46am
June 21, 2012
Woodworking: It's just possible to not only cook it right, but also cook to perfection
It's barbecuing time in Badgerland, and I've recently had luck with recipes from various sources that I'll share with you. One of the most difficult...
June 21, 2012 - 8:56am