Skip to main content
River Falls Journal
State report cards for school districts give River Fall above-average grade
Recount underway in western Wisconsin
Wisconsin roundup: UW System chancellors seeking more funding; hand recounts for majority of counties; 8 more state news stories
Judge: Village police can't keep man from looking through reports
Foot chase in Roberts leads to arrest, charges
crime and courts
Falcons open final season at Karges with wins
Dan Wilcox Wild Side: Trimbelle River Conservation Area expands with partners
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Embrace winter’s majesty on this sled dog trek into Minnesota’s backcountry
Wildcat volleyball falls in state quarterfinals
Watch Wildcat volleyball live at state
Check out band concert next Thursday on campus
Day after Thanksgiving means it's River Dazzle
Sharing Families falling short of sponsors
Holidays: Create your own ornament
You are invited to 'Come Together' for this sing along
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2016-16 and 2016-17
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 11/8/16 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 12/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 12/6/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/5/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
Kenneth A. Lundberg, 84
Jack Bostrack, 85
Jeffrey Dean Carlson, 44
Marilyn M. Goodrich, 84
Featured letter to the editor: Character found at the Falls Theater
Featured Guest Column: Consider ways to give a tasty, healthy kick to your chili
Featured editorial: 'Disaster for democracy;' time to bury this relic
Featured reader letters
Featured reader letters
Real Estate Showcase
June 29, 2016
Nutrition nonprofit promotes healthy eating through local food pantries
When Karyn English got the idea to start Better Bites, she wasn't sure what group of people to focus on. She just knew that there was a tremendous need for healthier food options at food pantries in western Wisconsin. After taking a nonprofit startup class, she decided that she could...
June 29, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 27, 2016
Back with room to spare: Online software firm calls River Falls home
Privately held Aladtec, Inc. recently moved from Hudson to 387 Arrow Court Suite 101 in River Falls – right next to the Arrow Building Center...
June 27, 2016 - 9:14am
New 'Schweet” shop offers something for everyone's palate
Sam Cain has cooked up a sweet new business for herself in Riverwalk Square. She bakes cakes and cupcakes at her business called 3 Schweet Sisters,...
June 27, 2016 - 6:00am
June 17, 2016
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
Forum Communications Co., or FCC, announced today it is entering into an agreement to purchase the publications and a carrier delivery company owned by Helmer Printing. The deal is scheduled to close Monday, June 27. Helmer Printing is a third-generation, family-owned company based...
June 17, 2016 - 12:02pm
June 14, 2016
Chamber of Commerce welcomes two additions
The River Falls Chamber of Commerce held two ribbon cutting cermonies recently. One was for the opening of a new photography studio, Brooke Ringhdahl...
June 14, 2016 - 5:13pm
June 9, 2016
Traynor retires, passed State Farm baton
State Farm customers and Main Street passersby may notice a change in one of the local State Farm Agencies, 224 S. Main St. Instead of saying...
June 9, 2016 - 11:34am
May 29, 2016
Her Main Street studio is a childhood dream come true
Most 8-year-olds can tell you what they want to be when they grow up. Most people change their mind at some point between age 8 and adulthood....
May 29, 2016 - 6:00am
May 27, 2016
Major construction shows commitment
Those driving downtown this week may have noticed heavy equipment outside First National Bank of River Falls, 104 E Locust St. After years of...
May 27, 2016 - 4:00pm
May 23, 2016
First business in new corporate park breaks ground Tuesday
The first tenant in Sterling Ponds Corporate Park will break ground Tuesday, May 24. A groundbreaking celebration will be held forTurnKey Corrections/Three Square Market at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the corporate park. Seventy-five city representatives, company employees, economic development...
May 23, 2016 - 12:34pm
May 17, 2016
Lt. governor visits Hudson businesses
Hudson was the destination Tuesday for Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch. Joined by fellow Republican Sheila Harsdorf, Kleefisch toured two Hudson-based...
May 17, 2016 - 4:30pm
May 13, 2016
New medical clinic planned for River Falls
Allina Health has announced it has approved plans to construct a 13,500 square foot medical clinic in River Falls. The clinic will be located...
May 13, 2016 - 2:43pm
May 10, 2016
Falcon Center construction, Hunt upgrade still ahead of schedule
By Trenton Gauthier, Falcon News Service The UW-River Falls campus has been aching for a new athletics facility, and the new Falcon Center is now ahead of schedule. Mike Stifter, Facilities Planning and Management executive director, said the building has been in the works for many...
May 10, 2016 - 3:26pm
May 3, 2016
Searles named United Way executive director
United Way St. Croix Valley has announced that Ann Searles has joined the staff as executive director. “We are absolutely delighted to have...
May 3, 2016 - 11:51am
April 23, 2016
Jurek takes the reins at summer camp
Summer horse camp left an indelible mark on Kelsey Jurek. The experience fostered not just her lifelong love of horses -- an affection she’s...
April 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
April 22, 2016
First occupants poised to enter new River Falls corporate park
There will be active summer in the Sterling Ponds Corporate Park off Hwy. 35. River Falls City Administrator Scot Simpson said construction is likely to begin on two new businesses that the City Council recently approved for development agreements. “It means it’s a busy summer...
April 22, 2016 - 4:00pm