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New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
Wisconsin roundup: Employment in St. Croix, Pierce counties lagging; Dunn County sheriff addresses water deaths; nine more state news stories
While landlocked, new River Falls/Ellsworth reporter finds new waters to chart
WinField business projects continue to meet with city approval
Sheriff's office: Initial attack report a hoax; no suspects being sought
crime and courts
Rain alters Legion State Tourney schedule
Legion state baseball tournament underway
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Even in retirement, ex-superintendent's wheels keep on turning
Featured photo: Storm
RFMU thanks customers with food, fun in the sun
Community Band to do free ‘Chill on the Hill’ gig
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
River Falls, beware: A new breed of hunters is fanning out
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 8/4/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/1/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/4/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
Eileen (Hamman) Scott
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Margaret Alice (Cooper) Fuhr
Janet Enloe, 54
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St.
Editorial: Following tragedies, memorials bring us together
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Real Estate Showcase
New Richmond girl, 14, charged with attempted homicide
February 11, 2016
UW-River Falls researcher experiments with winter-growing table grape
It takes a hearty soul to live through a typical Wisconsin winter. It takes an even heartier grape to lie dormant through months of snow and...
February 11, 2016 - 6:00am
January 29, 2016
School fitness center naming rights go to big donors
UPDATE: The fitness room has been renamed. Read all about it here. The refurbished fitness center at Meyer Middle School has a long, new name: Roger T. White Pride Fitness room as presented by RCU (Royal Credit Union). Chuck Eaton, Rocky Branch Elementary School principal and on the...
January 29, 2016 - 2:19pm
River Falls School District responds to racism charge over new name
Naming rights for Meyer Middle School’s refurbished fitness room sparked a backlash on social media. The new name, a long one, was “Roger T. White Pride Fitness Room as presented by RCU” (Royal Credit Union.) The River Falls Journal this week carried the story in print and online....
January 29, 2016 - 2:17pm
January 28, 2016
School district’s Character Ed posters and more meant to inspire River Falls
Character Education has been an intentional effort to put positive goals in front of students for about six years in River Falls. “It’s...
January 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
January 21, 2016
Hudson students learn 'you are what you share' in visit from Google, congressman
Sean Duffy knows some things young people do can’t be taken back. The 7th District congressman remembered how, as a 20-something starring on...
January 21, 2016 - 1:33pm
At Westside School, they stand for health and better learning
Teachers at Westside Elementary School can forget about saying “everyone sit down” because not everyone will be sitting. Thanks to 15 new...
January 21, 2016 - 6:00am
January 13, 2016
UWRF offers engineering teen camp
Wisconsin and Minnesota teenagers with an interest in math and science can explore engineering when they attend a weeklong summer camp on the...
January 13, 2016 - 9:20am
January 9, 2016
Hudson nurse named outstanding student
Julie McGary of Hudson, third from left, is recognized as an Outstanding Student for the fall 2015 semester at Metropolitan State University....
January 9, 2016 - 7:05am
December 26, 2015
CVTC grad discovers RF, Hudson, and a new career
Cindy Peterson thought she had her immediate future figured out after graduating from high school in Barrington, Ill. She was headed for the...
December 26, 2015 - 11:04am
December 23, 2015
RFHS French exchange student: From burgers to car show, he’s getting the American experience
River Falls High School exchange student Damien Beauge enjoyed his first American Thanksgiving this year. Now he’s looking forward to the next...
December 23, 2015 - 6:00am
December 22, 2015
Love your Melon group starts at UWRF
If you’re looking for a Christmas gift that not only delights the recipient but also benefits a good cause, consider “Love Your Melon”...
December 22, 2015 - 3:33pm
UWRF guest speaker for '19th Century Ideals in the 21st Century: American Political Philosophy and American Culture'
Dr. Kurt E. Leichtle, professor emeritus at UW-River Falls, will headline a public affairs luncheon discussion on American culture and politics...
December 22, 2015 - 10:09am
November 25, 2015
Reading and Rotary: the two "R's" for one local teacher
Special ed teacher Jean Wespetal loves to read. But even more so, she loves to teach reading to struggling young readers because she knows how...
November 25, 2015 - 9:55am
November 24, 2015
UWRF Club brings industry professionals to campus for third annual event
On Thursday, Nov. 12, University of Wisconsin River Falls Marketing Communications Student Club held its third annual Professionals Panel at...
November 24, 2015 - 3:34pm
November 20, 2015
These young techies save the day, or at least your computers
Think of the Student Tech Team at the River Falls High School as a teenage version of the Geek Squad from Best Buy. The Geek Squad drives...
November 20, 2015 - 6:00am