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Harsdorf: Gov. Dayton should accept new tax reciprocity offer
Radio Road/Hwy. 35: Down to the wire
It's official: Tri-Angels playground site named
Stolen vehicle leads state patrol on high speed chase
Downtown rooftop trespasser riles tenants; drinking teen at bridge found unconscious
crime and courts
Wild Side: Monarchs are in trouble; give them milkweed
Sports Roundup Video: Amateur baseball, Fall sports preview, memories of training camp
What they did was root out RF Days medallion
Hundreds of legs sprint for Tri-Angels playground fundraiser
High Five Tour 2014 visits Baldwin on a mission to thank nation’s military
RFAH recognized nationally
Weekend Happenings: July 18-20
arts and entertainment
William L. Stoetzel, 70
Clyde Gunsallus, 90
Ronald A. Shafer, 77
Patrick J. Huppert, 60
Jeffrey L. Johnson, 52
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/17/14 Cemetery Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 7/24/14 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/21/14 Planning Commission Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: July & August, 2014 Hydrant Flushing
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/22/14 Council Meeting Agenda
Days Gone By
Arts Minded: Salute to our local heroes
July 30, 2012
National conference inspires church youth
A group of 15 people from the First Congregational United Church of Christ in River Falls attended the church's National Youth event on the campus...
religion / life
July 30, 2012 - 10:24am
Back to the future: Historic church still beckons
The little clapboard church in Kinnickinnic went up shortly after the Civil War when Ulysses S. Grant was president. Built for $2,000, it opened in December 1868 and was shared by the area's Methodists and Congregationalists for services on alternate Sundays. The Methodist design...
July 30, 2012 - 10:21am
July 23, 2012
Wold, choirs sing their way abroad
Serving as an informal ambassador for the city of River Falls and for UW-River Falls, Elliot Wold seems to be both an inspiration and local icon...
religion / education
July 23, 2012 - 9:20am
July 2, 2012
Church dedicates Peace Pole
In June The River Falls United Methodist Church celebrated Peace with Justice Sunday by dedicating a Peace Pole, a six-foot tall, six-sided granite pole just south of the church's steeple. The words "May Peace Prevail on Earth" are inscribed in 12 languages or formats: Latin, music,...
July 2, 2012 - 8:53am
Animals receive blessing
The Hope Lutheran Church of River Falls congregation (pictured) held a blessing of the animals on their land in Sterling Ponds in early June....
July 2, 2012 - 8:34am
May 30, 2012
Pastor gets prison for discipline advice
Telling his church members they should use wooden rods to spank their infants and toddlers earns a former pastor in Black Earth a two-year prison sentence. Philip Caminiti was found guilty of eight counts of conspiracy to commit child abuse. He had told members of Aleitheia Bible...
May 30, 2012 - 11:28am
May 16, 2012
Letter: Gay marriage: Where is the common ground?
Many people in the United States believe that marriage equals holy matrimony (in the eyes of God, He participates in the process). The U.S. was founded on Judeo-Christian beliefs. For Christians the Biblical definition of a marriage is between a man and a woman. To ask a Christian...
opinion / letters / politics / religion
May 16, 2012 - 2:37pm
May 11, 2012
Woodworking: Pass the sausage: They sure fit in better than anyone could have imagined
When the Amish people began moving into the Whitehall area half a century ago, I often wondered how they would adjust to a neighborhood full of Norwegian- and Polish-Americans. For one thing, they didn't drive Pontiacs, Fords or even John Deere tractors. For another, they worshipped...
opinion / columns / religion
May 11, 2012 - 3:16pm
May 10, 2012
These kids know their Bible
A group of seven area teen Bible quizzers brought home something last week that no Teens For Christ team has ever brought home before - a National...
religion / life
May 10, 2012 - 12:58pm
Doing the right thing: Widower sells precious cars to feed starving children
Harvey Hielkema's decision to sell his collection of vintage cars and tractors was made for a simple reason: God told him to. As the 77-year-old...
religion / life
May 10, 2012 - 9:30am
May 3, 2012
First Covenant poised to expand
First Covenant Church, 1374 N. Main St., is gearing up to raise about $2.2 million for a building program that includes a new worship center, remodeled entry and secure nursery check-in. Pastor Todd Ertsgaard says the new facilities are needed to accommodate growth in both Sunday...
May 3, 2012 - 11:58am
May 1, 2012
River Falls church unveils huge addition
After beginning a major expansion and remodeling project in last June, the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 110 N. Third St., has...
religion / news
May 1, 2012 - 7:35am
April 16, 2012
Hunger-relief efforts spur Lazarus show
Players from River Falls' United Methodist Church invite everyone to see their upcoming musical production of "Lazarus," and, by doing so, help...
April 16, 2012 - 9:06am
April 10, 2012
Religious course to start April 12 in Hudson
Faith Community Church in Hudson has scheduled its next Alpha Course for April 12. The 11-week course offers a warm, non-threatening environment to ask and discuss the difficult questions that non-, new or disenchanted believers have concerning Christ, faith and religion. Each Thursday...
religion / life
April 10, 2012 - 10:49am
March 12, 2012
New church brings people together
A new church is forming in River Falls -- St. Croix Valley Wesleyan Church. It meets Sundays at the Crossings Inn and Suites, 1525 Commerce Court...
March 12, 2012 - 9:43am