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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
FFA president, River Falls High School student goes on to national tractor competition
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
Shrine hosts university football team before big game
crime and courts
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
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
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
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC.: 9/28/16 Meeting Notice
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/5/16 Public Hearing - Paige Olson variance request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/5/16 Public Hearing - Randy Cudd variance request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/4/16 Public Hearing - Verizon Tower Permit request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Agenda
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Brenda P. Hindman, 56
Anna D. Husfloen, 101
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
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August 26, 2016
New student enrollment at UW-River Falls highest in five years
As part of a summer tradition, faculty and staff at UW-River Falls have been welcoming and registering new students for the fall semester. However, with the largest incoming freshman class the university has seen in five years, this summer has felt a little different. For the 2016-17...
August 26, 2016 - 8:36am
Let's get personal: New school year about to begin in River Falls
The start of the 2016-17 school year is near. River Falls School District Superintendent Jamie Benson says parents and students will likely notice the theme of “personalized learning” in many initiatives. The term refers to efforts to teach, as much as time permits, more individually,...
August 26, 2016 - 5:00am
August 24, 2016
School District Bus Routes announced
School starts Thursday, Sept. 1 and "our big yellows" will be back on the road transporting kids. Middle and High School students will be transported...
August 24, 2016 - 9:19am
August 19, 2016
River Falls school taxes should decline
Who would say no when someone tells you your taxes will drop? At the Monday night, Aug. 15, Annual Meeting of the River Falls School District, voters unanimously said yes to a new school tax levy that's expected to decline by 3.6%. Eligible School district residents are allowed to...
August 19, 2016 - 4:38pm
Transgender bathrooms: How is the issue being addressed in River Falls?
The rights of transgender people have become a national discussion in the recent years, leading to President Obama passing bathroom mandates...
August 19, 2016 - 11:22am
August 18, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Suspected infiltrator discovered by Feingold camp; Hudson medical device company being sold; six more state news stories
MADISON -- A conservative activist reportedly tried getting a job with Russ Feingold's Democratic U.S. Senate campaign, apparently to dig up dirt on that candidate. Feingold's election opponent, GOP Sen. Ron Johnson, says his campaign had nothing to do with it. The Feingold camp...
August 18, 2016 - 8:06am
August 17, 2016
UW System drafts 2017-19 budget proposal
UW-River Falls was one of the 26 Wisconsin college campuses affected by statewide budget cuts to higher education made two years ago. This month...
August 17, 2016 - 11:33am
August 1, 2016
Students, prof selected for $25,000 entrepreneurial grants
UW-River Falls Director for the Center for Innovation and Business Development Danielle Campeau said last week that students Michael Mader and...
August 1, 2016 - 5:00am
July 20, 2016
River Falls professor shares advanced cancer research
UW-River Falls biology Prof. Tim Lyden and his Duluth industrial partner co-presented cutting-edge cancer research at the first White House sponsored...
July 20, 2016 - 2:58pm
July 18, 2016
School collection drive to be held in River Falls
WESTconsin Credit Union is again collecting school supplies and monetary donations for families in need from July 25 to Aug. 6. Donations made at the River Falls branch office, 1207 N. Main St., will be delivered to River Falls area students for distribution. All items will be accepted...
July 18, 2016 - 12:45pm
Chapin picked to be associate vice chancellor
Longtime faculty member Wes Chapin has been named associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies at UW-River Falls. Chapin...
July 18, 2016 - 12:39pm
July 14, 2016
Register early: University seeks Career Fair exhibitors
UW-River Falls is seeking employer involvement for its Fall Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, in the University Center on campus. The Career Fair gives students the opportunity to meet and network with potential employers. Students can learn about internship...
July 14, 2016 - 10:31am
July 13, 2016
Campus sex assaults: What's to be done about under reporting?
In the past few years, sexual assault on college campuses has become a national discussion. Statistics in a study cited by the New York Times last year show that 20% of women will experience sexual assault during their college career, and that 4.4% of men will also. The Violence Against...
July 13, 2016 - 5:00pm
July 11, 2016
What does “local food” mean to state consumers?
Wisconsin consumers widely agree that “local” food means food grown in Wisconsin, according to a new statewide survey conducted by faculty affiliated with UW-Extension, UW-Madison, and UW-River Falls. Food from Michigan, Iowa, Illinois, and Minnesota, meanwhile, is not considered...
July 11, 2016 - 5:08pm
July 6, 2016
Tuesday night deluge floods River Falls middle school construction site
Heavy, fast-falling rain poured under trenches at Meyer Middle School Tuesday night, July 5, and left up to 15 inches of standing water in the...
July 6, 2016 - 4:33pm