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Former caregiver sentenced to prison; husband also enters guilty plea
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Police Beat: Shoplifters try to wear it well; another Pokemon excuse
crime and courts
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Northland Outdoors TV: Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
Gardeners to check out Future Farm
Bacon Bash grows, will feature new events this year
Weekend Happenings Aug. 19-21
Chamber members gather for breakfast, business talk
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Margaret Oleson, 87
Darold Dean Pechacek, 89
Marilyn T. Delander, 84
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
Real Estate Showcase
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
July 4, 2016
Peterson awarded scholarship
Maya Peterson of River Falls is one of eleven students selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union. Recipients were...
July 4, 2016 - 4:00pm
Hewitt named UWRF Distinguished Alumnus
Brad Hewitt, CEO of Thrivent Financial, was honored as the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus at the UW-River Falls May commencement in May. A native...
July 4, 2016 - 6:00am
July 1, 2016
University broadens scope, launches exchange with Mexican univeristy
UW-River Falls has finalized details establishing an Experience Puebla exchange program at the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla...
July 1, 2016 - 2:58pm