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TOWN OF TROY: 11/3/16 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/3/16 Budget Hearing and Town Board Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/25/16 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 2016 Board of Review and Open Book
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Minutes
Allyce R. "Lisa" Southerton, 56
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
JoAnn E. Ronningen, 88
E. Jeanne Nelson, 79
Kay Thom, 77
Featured Column: Big “T” is for Teacher; little “t” is for technology
Featured guest column: We get by with a little help from our hometown heroes
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
Real Estate Showcase
July 22, 2016
Sycamore Street water tower unveiled
After weeks of painting, the giant tarp encompassing the Sycamore Street watertower was finally removed Friday morning, July 22. The tower, which...
July 22, 2016 - 2:12pm
June 19, 2016
Mel Pittman expected to fill vacant county seat
ELLSWORTH -- The County Board District 17 supervisor seat is again pivoting from one Pittman to another. Supervisor Peter Pittman tendered his...
June 19, 2016 - 6:00am
June 16, 2016
City Council denies adding referendum to November ballot
The River Falls City Council denied a request Tuesday night, June 14, by a local group -- Western Wisconsin United to Amend -- to add a referendum to the November ballot that would allow city residents to vote in favor or against showing support for a proposed 28th amendment to the...
June 16, 2016 - 11:51am
June 10, 2016
Montessori first graders plant Arbor Day trees
First graders from River Falls Public Montessori Academy planted trees on Kinnickinnic Trail on Arbor Day, Friday April 29, with their teacher,...
June 10, 2016 - 6:17pm
May 25, 2016
Council approves room tax changes
The city council voted to amend the city’s room tax law. The changes bring the municipal code up to date with recent changes to state room tax laws. Room tax is a partnership of the City of River Falls and the River Falls Chamber of Commerce -- the City’s designated tourism entity....
May 25, 2016 - 4:50pm
May 13, 2016
Afton Islamic center approved
In front of a packed house, Afton City Council approved a conditional-use permit for a new Islamic center during its April 19 meeting. The Islamic...
May 13, 2016 - 10:42am
May 11, 2016
Solar garden frustrations lead to lawsuit threat
Jim Farmer voiced frustrations regarding the city’s solar panels during the public comment section of the River Falls City Council meeting Tuesday night, May 10.Farmer said he spoke on behalf of his father and sister, who own homes on Chapman Drive near the city’s new Solar Garden...
May 11, 2016 - 2:22pm
May 6, 2016
Gov. Walker in River Falls to help open Options for Women
Governor Scott Walker made an early morning appearance at the grand opening for the new Options for Women (formerly Pregnancy Helpline) at 214...
May 6, 2016 - 11:10am
April 28, 2016
River crossing officials add cranes to accelerate project
About one-third finished, the St. Croix River Crossing project -- the new bridge from Stillwater to Wisconsin -- heads into its prime construction...
April 28, 2016 - 11:47am
April 18, 2016
Request for Troy gravel pit withdrawn
Vocal opposition to a proposal seeking to allow sand- and gravel-mining in a town of Troy zoning district led to the request being yanked by the applicant in the middle of a public hearing. Total Excavating owner Chris Kusilek withdrew his request to amend the town’s agricultural...
April 18, 2016 - 12:33pm
April 17, 2016
County's February unemployment rate was 5.4%
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary February 2016 unemployment rates on March 30 for Wisconsin’s...
April 17, 2016 - 6:42am
April 6, 2016
River Falls election update: Rollin' for Toland and really feelin' the Bern
City residents re-elected their mayor to a third term in a big way Tuesday, April 5, with Dan Toland collecting 3,040 votes to less than 300...
April 6, 2016 - 8:41am
April 5, 2016
DNR spring conservation hearings are April 11
Wisconsin residents will be able to nominate and elect local representatives to the Wisconsin Conservation Congress and express support or non-support for a range of advisory questions on conservation and natural resources management issues at the Congress’ spring meetings held...
April 5, 2016 - 12:12pm
April 3, 2016
Zoning request seeks to allow mining in Troy
Mining would be allowed in the town of Troy’s agricultural district on Glover Road under a proposal headed to planning commissioners next week. The town of Troy Plan Commission will hear a River Falls building contractor’s request Thursday, April 7, to permanently amend zoning...
April 3, 2016 - 9:50am
March 29, 2016
County agency publishes dementia caregiving guide
There are approximately 1,200 people who are living with the symptoms of dementia in St. Croix County. It is believed there are many more who...
March 29, 2016 - 10:49am