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Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ginseng drama; police impersonator; barrel fire sets off fireworks
Police Beat: 'You were young once before, right?'
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
Roadrunners: Count on it, they will be back
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
October 16, 2014
She’s older, wiser and made a bloody difference
The plaque sits in the middle of her kitchen table and 93-year old Polly Wymer gushes about its beauty and meaning. She received it the night...
October 16, 2014 - 10:12am
October 12, 2014
River Falls is part of bike drive collection
Allina Health is teaming up with Free Bikes 4 Kidz for the fourth year in a row to collect donated bicycles for kids in need throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Kids will also receive free bicycle helmets and concussion prevention information from Allina Health when the...
October 12, 2014 - 5:00am
October 11, 2014
SimMan hospital’s newest patient
Employees at River Falls Area Hospital got a chance to meet the future face of employee training last Thursday. SimMan – a medical training...
October 11, 2014 - 6:00am
September 22, 2014
NAMI healthy event funded by Allina
A $1,000 donation from Allina Health will fund an afternoon of healthy activities for NAMI St. Croix Valley, a local mental health support and...
September 22, 2014 - 11:30am
August 27, 2014
CVTC President Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge
EAU CLAIRE– Shortly after taking three buckets of ice water himself, Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) President Bruce Barker called...
August 27, 2014 - 3:13pm
August 5, 2014
Kinnickinnic State Park offers free kayak class
Kinnickinnic State Park will offer free Learn to Kayak classes statrting on Tuesday Aug. 12. Classes will be held from 4-5 p.m. and meet every...
August 5, 2014 - 7:56am
July 31, 2014
RFAH recognized nationally
Becker's Hospital Review has included River Falls Area Hospital in its 2014 list of "100 Great Community Hospitals." The same review also included Hudson Hospital and Woodwinds in Woodbury, Minn., on its top-100 list. The elite list, published in the healthcare magazine’s July...
July 31, 2014 - 9:36am
July 27, 2014
Gathering beckons to those in need of shelter
The second River Falls Community Connect (RFCC) event will be from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at First Congregational Church, 110 N. Third St. The RFCC is set up to be a one-stop shop for those needing community resources and services. The July 30 RFCC event will provide free...
July 27, 2014 - 6:00am
July 17, 2014
His burden has lifted, his long locks shorn
While many men worry about hair loss, River Falls native Terry Pechacek was eager to cut his off. He’d been growing his hair out for more...
July 17, 2014 - 9:39am
June 4, 2014
Warm blankets for patients
Girl Scout Troop 54227 donated homemade blankets to the River Falls Area Hospital emergency department to comfort sick and injured children....
June 4, 2014 - 10:15am
March 27, 2014
Somerset to host drug abuse conversation
The St. Croix County Substance Abuse Coalition and the Somerset School District will host a community forum titled “What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet?” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, at Somerset High School about the dangers of prescription drug abuse and how it’s...
March 27, 2014 - 5:22pm
March 19, 2014
Church youth help ailing student
St Bridget Church Faith Formation class students gave a check last Wednesday to the family of Meyer Middle School student Phillip Thorn. Thorn...
March 19, 2014 - 10:16am
March 14, 2014
Not going anywhere for spring break? Blood drive appeal is for you
Kids are out of school and the vacation plans are set, but for those not travelling over spring break, why not take the opportunity to save a...
March 14, 2014 - 8:00am
March 13, 2014
Rescued dogs need help; so does helping organization
On a recent sub-zero March day, volunteers from a town of Troy-based rescue group drove to a quiet church parking lot on the other side of Wisconsin...
March 13, 2014 - 10:41am
March 6, 2014
With your help, the eyes have it
Anne Jilek said says the answer is an emphatic yes to those asking if there’s still a local collection of eyeglasses that gets distributed...
March 6, 2014 - 4:03pm