Skip to main content
River Falls Journal
Past the learning curve, she sees bright future
Wisconsin roundup: Eau Claire-to-St. Paul train plan up for vote; who's poisoning dogs in Lake Hallie?; 10 more state news stories
New Richmond man sentenced to 25 years
One campaign done, he's data driven to come back
Judge doesn't take convict's words lightly
crime and courts
SCVBL rosters set for Saints exhibition
Honors pile up for Herink
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Relay raises over $100,000
People asked to rally with Relay
Sixth annual Mr. RFHS: Come for the fun
River Falls Public Library hosts first ever spelling bee
City talks river ecology at second Tech Talk
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - 2017 Sidewalk, Curb & Gutter Program
PIERCE COUNTY: Notice to Dog Owners
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/3/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
SUMMONS: Applegate v. Eric/ Rachel Sixberry; Case No. 17-SC-121
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/17/17 Proposed Ordinance 2017-1 (Nuisances)
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Glen H. Andersen, 93
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Grace L. Nelson, 85
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
FEATURED LETTER: Support our paper!
Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Real Estate Showcase
April 25, 2013
Council OKs process to fill vacancy
Mayor Dan Toland said during Tuesday's City Council meeting, "As everyone knows, after the last election we were left with one open council seat."...
April 25, 2013 - 9:41am
March 29, 2013
Four City Council races up for grabs
Editor's Note: Candidates were asked to provide basic biographical information and a word-limited answer to the question, "How will your knowledge,...
March 29, 2013 - 8:52am
March 1, 2013
Letter: Take the plunge: Crazy is what you voted for
Here we go again. The Legislature is back in session and the loonies are still running the show. Walker wants to spend more money on school vouchers for more "for profit" schools. Their lobby spent lots of money keeping him in office. Walker also seems determined to sell our state...
March 1, 2013 - 9:09am
February 7, 2013
Letter: Vote for incumbent in this judicial primary
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is the highest appellate court in the state. The Supreme Court has jurisdiction over original actions, appeals from lower courts and regulations or administration of the practice of law in Wisconsin. Feb. 19 is an important primary election and voters...
February 7, 2013 - 10:01am
February 5, 2013
Pierce County ADA charged with OWI-2nd
An assistant district attorney for Pierce County was arrested on a second drunken driving charge last weekend following the investigation of...
February 5, 2013 - 2:02pm
January 25, 2013
Letter: This gun owner, hunter wants reasonable talk about gun violence
As a psychologist, I take issue with the notion that 'good people with guns are the solution to bad people with guns.' The difference between 'good' people and 'bad' people all too often is the result of unexpected circumstances. Bad things happen to good people, and often the results...
January 25, 2013 - 3:35pm
January 24, 2013
Local lawmakers respond to Gov. Walker's State of State Address
With a re-election bid 21 months away, Gov. Scott Walker reviewed his accomplishments thus far and promised to "double down" on efforts improve...
January 24, 2013 - 3:38pm
December 28, 2012
Letter: Tax stalemate needs big dose of honesty
All I ask is for Democrats to be honest about what the "fiscal cliff" discussion is truly about. The current discussion out of D.C. is about the current tax rates (the rates that have been in place for 10 years). Democrats are NOT offering tax cuts to the middle class (only to...
December 28, 2012 - 3:47pm
December 13, 2012
Robertson out as Prescott City Administrator
PRESCOTT - The Prescott City Administrator position is vacant again. In a release dated Dec. 7, Mayor Mark Huber stated the City and Mike Robertson have mutually agreed to end his employment, with his final day being Dec. 6. "This decision was made in a Special City Council meeting...
December 13, 2012 - 3:23pm
Gov. Walker stops in New Richmond to talk
Gov. Scott Walker stopped at Bosch Packaging Technologies in New Richmond Thursday, Dec. 13, for an hour-long visit to the local manufacturer. The...
December 13, 2012 - 1:24pm
November 16, 2012
Letter: Backed wrong candidate
I was disappointed that you (Forum Communications, the River Falls Journal's parent company) endorsed Tommy over Tammy for our U.S. Senator. Tammy had more experience in federal issues, while Thompson had experience in local issues. She had the greater opportunity to meet the needs...
November 16, 2012 - 8:46am
October 12, 2012
U.S. Senate candidate tries to break through the state news vacuum (VIDEO)
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, from Minnesota, probably has much higher name recognition in western Wisconsin than Tammy Baldwin. So Baldwin, a Democratic...
October 12, 2012 - 1:57pm
October 5, 2012
Letter: What possible rationale could induce you to vote for Barack Obama?
What motivates a person to do anything? I suppose it could be the need for security, status, riches or even popularity. That list is long. Lately, however, I have been wondering just why a potential voter would sign on to four more years of Barack Obama. The writings of men such...
October 5, 2012 - 10:44am
Guest Column: We are not enemies, but stewards
Conflict over ideas in the rough-and-tumble world of politics is age-old and quite necessary in a democracy. In fact, conflict produces a special...
October 5, 2012 - 10:05am
September 29, 2012
Video: Josh Romney campaigns for his Dad in Hudson
September 29, 2012 - 1:16pm