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May 19, 2016
German exchange student Pearla Postacioglu (left) is shown on Prom day, April 23, with her host sister Olivia Fronmueller, 16. Postacioglu said she’s enjoying typical American experiences, such as prom. (Submitted photo)
RFHS exchange student to spend remaining time 'making memories'
May 19, 2016 - 5:00pm
Westside kindergartners Nick Paschke, Aniya Wilson, Cameron Dahl and Miranda Weber in Jeanne Kinney's class work last fall in the school garden. They were recording scientific observations. (Submitted photo)
River Falls tries for a transitional kindergarten option
May 19, 2016 - 3:48pm
May 17, 2016
Shown from left: EMS workers Oscar Palomino, Kelly Bibeau, Andrew Turner, EMS Director Jeff Rixmann, Lacey McAleavey, Dave Rogers, Jim Wolfe, and RFHS students (front, from right) Deb Ottman(instructor), Brenna Nowak, Connor Weinzirl, Briaanna Hughes, Mariana Gomez, Eric Rhoads, Olivia Milano, Emily Greenwood, Jacob Brant, Grace Kleinbrook, Hunter Olson; (back, from right) Nicole Swanson, Joel Johnson, Nathan Wolf, Tim McGrane, Sophia Naranjo Mata, Sid Freeman, Logan Lombard, Jared Worley, and Thomas Scott.
River Falls High School students cook up chow for ambulance crews
May 17, 2016 - 9:38am
May 12, 2016
Public Montessori parent and paraprofessional Chantel Mitchell stands in the school's current playground area with green space behind her where the Outdoor Learning Environment will be constructed in phases. The new natural playground will even include some movable parts for children to use. The Montessori school will keep a portion of the green space available for games like baseball and soccer. (River Falls Journal photo by Phil Pfuehler)
Planning for new River Falls school playground is about going natural
May 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
May 10, 2016
Bathrooms: UWRF gives gender neutral a try
May 10, 2016 - 3:29pm
May 6, 2016
Top UW official hears concerns about what lies ahead for UW-River Falls campus
May 6, 2016 - 6:00am
May 5, 2016
Freddie the Falcon was joined by Leadership River Falls team members:  Dan Lytle, Kristi Hartmon, Angie Bond, Tammy Smith, Jennifer Peterson. Back row:  Kristin Frank, Kensey Schultz, Kristin Samp, Pamela Terwilliger (front row) Karen DesLauriers, Jordan Lubich, Danette Olson, Michelle Filkens.
River Falls Chamber's Leadership grads will pass along tradition to 8th graders
May 5, 2016 - 6:00am
May 3, 2016
Last Friday Jim Higgins from the St. Croix Valley Bird Club visited Rocky Branch Elementary School for two hours of bird education for the kindergarten, first and second grade classes. The 98 students were divided into five groups and took turns building an eagle's nest.
Rocky Branch students get bird’s eye view
May 3, 2016 - 2:57pm
UWRF Chancellor Dean Van Galen.
"America’s Public Universities: ‘A good investment, or no longer worth the cost’?” Let's talk about it.
May 3, 2016 - 1:10pm
April 28, 2016
Sam Filkins walks away from the “crash” scene with an emergency responder. Student organizers hope the mock crash will encourage other students to drive safely.
Mock crash makes real impact
April 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
Arbor Day celebrated with tree donations to area students
April 28, 2016 - 12:23pm
April 27, 2016
Sydney Howell is shown filming footage for the documentary The Dam Decision, which recently won an award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.play button
UWRF students win prestigious video award
April 27, 2016 - 3:34pm
April 24, 2016
UWRF marketing student, Michale mder models his Hippy Feet socks. He and his invention is headed to the International Business Model Competition in Redmond, Washinton.
UW-River Falls innovation teams advance to international competition
April 24, 2016 - 8:00am
The River Falls High School Students of the Term are chosen for a number of reasons including displaying good character qualities. These are the Students of the Term for term 3. Shown  from left to right: Serena Bystrom, Ciara Parnell, Anna Kuehn, Anna Luebke, Emily Stifter, Ben Pierce.
RFHS 'Students of the Term' stand tall
April 24, 2016 - 6:00am
April 20, 2016
School board member Dennis Behnke gets a handshake from former board colleague Max Neuhaus during a tribute to Behnke at Monday night's school board meeting. Former superintendent Tom Westerhaus looks on. School board President Stacy Johnson Myers praised Behnke for being fair-minded and principled, even with those he disagreed with. (River Falls Journal photo by Phil Pfuehler)
Behnke's farewell made meeting a showstopper
April 20, 2016 - 12:40pm