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June 17, 2016
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
June 17, 2016 - 12:02pm
June 14, 2016
HOPE Lutheran celebrated the opening of a new church with a ribbon cutting ceremony held with the Chamber of Commerce. From left are: Monica Robey, ; Monica Wright, Bill Montgomery, Brooke Dusk,  Brian Manion, Susie Rudesill, Scott Jones, Karen Hamilton,  Karen Brohaugh,   Kay Montgomery, Karen Rodewald, Pr. Sandy Johnson, Doug Rudesill,  Amanda Wright, Jodi Pechacek,Kristin Weirsma, Joe Fischer, Connie Ruppert, Toni Hinz, Chris Blasius.
Chamber of Commerce welcomes two additions
June 14, 2016 - 5:13pm
June 9, 2016
Kristin Jepson (left) has taken over the River Falls State Farm agency formerly run by Terry Traynor.  Traynor (right) has retired after a 42-year career as a local State Farm agent.
Traynor retires, passed State Farm baton
June 9, 2016 - 11:34am
May 29, 2016
Brooke Ringdahl stands in her new photography studio, 112 N. Main St. She has spent the past year and a half she’s lived in River Falls slowly preparing to transition her business to River Falls. Now, she’s planning two open houses Friday, and Saturday, June 3 and 4. (River Falls Journal photo by Gretta Stark)
Her Main Street studio is a childhood dream come true
May 29, 2016 - 6:00am
May 27, 2016
Construction on First National Bank of River Falls’s new addition began last Thursday. Derrick Building Solutions was hired as the general contractor. (Submitted photo)
Major construction shows commitment
May 27, 2016 - 4:00pm
May 23, 2016
First business in new corporate park breaks ground Tuesday
May 23, 2016 - 12:34pm
May 17, 2016
Phillips Medisize engineering manager Justin Westendorf (left) discusses various products made at the Hudson-based company on Tuesday with Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch. They were joined by design manager Jeremy Odegard and Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
Lt. governor visits Hudson businesses
May 17, 2016 - 4:30pm
May 13, 2016
 River Falls Area Hospital president David Miller with the site of the future Allina Health River Falls Clinic in the background. (Submitted photo)
New medical clinic planned for River Falls
May 13, 2016 - 2:43pm
May 10, 2016
Falcon Center construction, Hunt upgrade still ahead of schedule
May 10, 2016 - 3:26pm
May 3, 2016
Ann Searles is the new executive director of United Way St. Croix Valley. She plans on building the on the orgram initiated by the late John Coughlin, her predecessor. Star Observer photo by Meg Heaton
Searles named United Way executive director
May 3, 2016 - 11:51am
April 23, 2016
KJ Equestrian owner Kelsey Jurek visits with a rider at her riding facilities on 30th Avenue in River Falls. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Mike Longaecker)
Jurek takes the reins at summer camp
April 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
April 22, 2016
First occupants poised to enter new River Falls corporate park
April 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
April 16, 2016
Willa Townsend, who attended RFHS her freshman and sophomore years before transferring to Hill Murray in Maplewood, Minn. recently graduated Duke University in North Carolina. She’s now starting her own company, Drift Light, which sells underwear, and uses the profits to buy and donate basic underwear for the homeless. (Submitted photo)
Small-town girl's lingerie business has noble cause
April 16, 2016 - 6:00am
April 8, 2016
Area jobless rates creep higher
April 8, 2016 - 3:28pm
Get your lawn mower tuned up at UW-River Falls
April 8, 2016 - 10:42am