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Motorist airlifted after Hager City-area crash
Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Motorcyclist injured in Pierce County crash
Wisconsin roundup: Search continues for man missing on St. Croix River and more
Liberty Road project funding in place
crime and courts
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Two UW-River Falls students advance to IHSA Hunter Seat Nationals
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Graetz goes deep in Cats' win over Mustangs
Registration opens for St. Croix Composite and Hudson mountain bike teams
Family Fresh to hold drug take-back event
Choirs join together to bring joyful sound
Library to host ‘Maltese Falcon’
Little Golden Book, Gallery events, and River Falls Reads
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/25/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/20/17 Cemetery Committee Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-09, -10 and -11
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2017 Annual Spring Clean-up
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
James D. Foster, 93
Carolyn S. Marske, 76
George E. "Bud" Perry, 82
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Real Estate Showcase
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March 15, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers to get earful on high-capacity well bill; state to purge nonvoters from voter rolls; 8 more state news stories
MADISON — Wisconsin lawmakers will hear up to nine hours of testimony Wednesday on a controversial bill to relax state rules for high capacity water wells. The measure from Senate GOP leader Scott Fitzgerald would end DNR oversight for the repairs, replacements, and ownership transfers...
March 15, 2017 - 12:09pm
March 14, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man allegedly used nails as political retribution; poll worker training promised to keep 17-year-olds from voting; 7 more state news stories
Man arrested for throwing nails in political opponents' driveways LA CROSSE — Polarized politics turns into criminal damage in La Crosse, where a man faces charges for tossing roofing nails into the driveways of Republican supporters.
March 14, 2017 - 4:04pm
March 13, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: New bill would ban state payments for state employee abortions; Walker still 65K short of 2010 job promise; 9 more state news stories
MADISON -- More state government employees in Wisconsin would have to pay for their own abortions as part of a new Republican bill.
March 13, 2017 - 8:58am
March 12, 2017
Help find, identify these vets
In a project dedicated to recognizing military service via River Falls High School's "Wall of Honor" display, the high school and local American Legion are jointly seeking community help in identifying all RFHS graduates now serving on active duty — plus alumni who have past...
March 12, 2017 - 6:00am
March 11, 2017
'It's time for people to hear a new voice'
David Cronk decided to run for River Falls City Council after a local citizens committee approached and encouraged him to do so. "That piqued...
March 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 9, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Assembly to consider more limits on union influence; 'winners, losers' ID'd in UW aid report; 9 more state news stories
MADISON — The Wisconsin Assembly is scheduled to vote Thursday afternoon on a bill to reduce the influence of labor unions on tax funded construction. Brookfield Republican Rob Hutton proposed the measure, which would prohibit local governments from forcing contractors to have...
March 9, 2017 - 10:57am
March 8, 2017
St. Croix County veterinarian sentenced in Minn. sex-trafficking case
A western Wisconsin veterinarian accused of shuttling unwitting sex workers was sentenced Wednesday in Minnesota to prison on two felonies, including...
March 8, 2017 - 2:04pm
Wisconsin roundup: Avian flu returns to western Wisconsin; ALS patient who killed 2 women dies; 9 more state news stories
BARRON — The avian flu has returned to Wisconsin. The USDA says 84,000 turkeys could have been exposed at a farm in Barron County owned by Jennie O Turkey Store, and the birds have been quarantined so they can be monitored. Testing began more than one month ago after the turkeys...
March 8, 2017 - 10:45am
March 7, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers poised to act on high-profile bills; Eau Claire suspect accused of injuring child, cop; 7 more state news stories
MADISON — Both houses of the Wisconsin Legislature will be in session Tuesday with some major items up for approval. The Senate will consider its first action that directly involves alleged inmate abuse at the Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake juvenile institutions near Irma. It's...
March 7, 2017 - 10:00am
March 6, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man arrested in disappearance of St. Croix Falls girls; State Senate leader wants to put more tax dollars into roads; 9 more state news stories
ST. CROIX FALLS — One man has been arrested in the disappearance of two Wisconsin foster girls who've been found safe. KARE-TV says officers found 14-year-old Candus Flodin and 13-year-old Makayla Hanson Wall of St. Croix Falls about 8 p.m. Saturday at a residence in Price County...
March 6, 2017 - 8:38am
March 5, 2017
Community raises questions at notification meeting
BURKHARDT — Daniel Steltz had been living across the street from two convicted sex offenders. Last month he learned that number had grown...
March 5, 2017 - 7:00am
March 4, 2017
Journal wins awards in Better Newspaper Contest
MADISON — The River Falls Journal and RiverTown Multimedia were well represented at the annual convention of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association...
March 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 3, 2017
University's Accounting Society prepares to offer tax clinics
Every year the Accounting Society, a student-run organization at UW-River Falls, puts on a clinic to help individuals prepare for tax season. The clinics have been going strong for a decade. David Breger, an assistant professor of accounting and finance, recently took over as the...
March 3, 2017 - 9:55am
Wisconsin roundup: So long to sub-$100 Packer tickets; large freshman class on tap at UW-River Falls, despite earlier concerns; 9 more state news stories
GREEN BAY — For the first time, no seat will cost less than $100 for a Green Bay Packers regular season home game. The Packers have announced...
March 3, 2017 - 9:27am
March 2, 2017
Wisconsin roundup: Man faces charges for leaving baby in car at bar; Walker wants more lottery ads to boost property tax relief; 7 more state news stories
MENASHA — An eastern Wisconsin man faces criminal charges for allegedly leaving his baby daughter in a car for three hours while he was drinking in a tavern. Menasha police were called Wednesday afternoon to the Redliner Bar, where officials say the 53-year-old Chilton man was...
March 2, 2017 - 9:28am