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Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
Sex-related resignations affect St. Croix law enforcement
River Falls clinic No. 2 on the way
Boy, 16, dies after sustaining injuries in SD farm accident
RFSD has an app for that
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Cyclist balance camaraderie, competition while participating in a non-traditional sport
Wildcat volleyball claims BRC title outright
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Wildcats top Huskies for homecoming win
College drama in River Falls features “Horrors”
RF runs with the cops
Paramedic Cira volunteers in Greece aiding Syrian refugees
Performance to pay homage to Nobel prize winning Dylan
arts and entertainment
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
August 25, 2016
Duty calls for National Guard command sergeant major from River Falls
The St. Bridget’s Catholic Church doughnut-making team has at least one less member this summer. Longtime doughnut-maker Rafael Conde has had...
August 25, 2016 - 4:00pm
Wisconsin roundup: Meth-related inmates outpace OWI in Eau Claire; man in court on dog-dragging charges; seven more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE -- For the first time, there are more people in the Eau Claire County jail because of methamphetamine than drunk driving. WQOW- TV says the percentage of the Eau Claire jail's bed days for OWI dropped from 29-percent to 14-percent during the past five years -- while methamphetamine...
August 25, 2016 - 9:56am
Back the blue? Sure, how about with 111 shirts!
Gestures of appreciation make the difficult days seem not so tough. This summer the U.S. has experienced tumult in the wake of police shootings...
August 25, 2016 - 5:00am
August 24, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Equipment issue does not delay St. Croix River Crossing; state ACT scores drop; 10 more state news stories
STILLWATER, Minn. -- Officials say there were no real delays after an equipment issue was resolved at the new bridge being built across the St. Croix River between Wisconsin and Minnesota. Reports indicated that contractors Lunda and Ames brought in a jack that was too big -- and...
August 24, 2016 - 11:06am
August 23, 2016
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
GREEN BAY -- The Federal Aviation Administration has confiscated a drone spotted above the north scoreboard at Lambeau Field during last week's Packer exhibition win against Oakland. Green Bay police commander Paul Ebel says a nearby party house flew the drone, and the person running...
August 23, 2016 - 3:18pm
August 22, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: State's cows remain among top producers; Wisconsin nurse says kids need 10 hours of slumber; nine more state news stories
MADISON -- Wisconsin dairy cows are still among the nation's busiest. The USDA says the Badger State produced 2.1 percent more milk in July than the same month the previous year --- and that's 33-percent more than increases at the national level and the 23 major dairy states. Wisconsin...
August 22, 2016 - 8:39am
Hudson couple raises butterflies to fight monarch decline
As a child, Karla Newman remembers seeing monarch butterflies everywhere. Now as an adult, the lack of monarchs has her worried. “I would feel really weird if there weren’t monarchs,” she said. This concern inspired Karla and her husband Mark to begin raising monarch butterflies....
August 22, 2016 - 5:00am
August 18, 2016
You can come pig out for a good cause
The Kinnic Health and Rehab nursing home, 1663 E. Division St., will hold its 7th annual Community Pig Roast Fundraiser from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18. The public is invited for a free meal gathering that includes activities for kids, bouncy house, face painting, silent auction,...
August 18, 2016 - 10:08am
Overnight, River Falls area house goes up in flames
Just after 1 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, River Falls firefighters were sent to a house fire at 653 Tradition Trail in the town of Troy. A neighbor...
August 18, 2016 - 9:46am
August 17, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: White House candidates sound off in Wisconsin; Milwaukee cop threatened; eight more state news stories
MADISON -- Hillary Clinton's Democratic running mate accuses Wisconsin Republicans of making it harder to vote. Virginia Senate Democrat Tim Kaine spoke to supporters Tuesday at the state Democratic Party's office in Madison, before heading to a private fundraiser in that city. Kaine...
August 17, 2016 - 7:44am
August 15, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Shooting victim's family condemns Milwaukee violence; Trump returning to Badger State; primary turnout historically low; nine more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- Two sisters of Milwaukee police shooting victim Sylville Smith have condemned the violence in the Sherman Park neighborhood where their brother was shot to death Saturday. A vigil and a march were held for Smith Sunday evening, where sister Kimberly Neal said the 23-year-old...
August 15, 2016 - 7:54am
August 12, 2016
What's the day? – why, it's ARTful Friday
ARTful Friday in downtown River Falls will run from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, at four galleries/shops -- Kinni Clay Works; 125 On Main; Riverwalk Square; and Art's House. Each will have an art opening with light snacks and refreshments. River Falls CAB and Art's House will have glass...
August 12, 2016 - 11:04am
Wisconsin roundup: West Nile virus kills St. Croix County horse; judge decides voter ID reforms can wait; nine more state news stories
A horse in St. Croix County was the first such animal to die this year from West Nile virus, according to state officials. The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection announced Thursday that a 4-year-old unvaccinated quarter-horse gelding was the stricken animal....
August 12, 2016 - 8:23am
August 11, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Another soaking in store for western Wisconsin; opposition emerges to Walker road funding; eight more state news stories
Flash flood watches are in effect for much of the western half of Wisconsin through early Friday, and some places could get up to five inches of rain -- on top of several inches that already fell on parts of St. Croix County. The National Weather Service says a moist airmass will...
August 11, 2016 - 9:14am
August 10, 2016
Dead bird means mosquito-borne virus has arrived
ELLSWORTH – The Pierce County Health Department reports a dead crow found in the county Friday, July 29, has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first bird that tested positive for the virus in Pierce County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted disease began...
August 10, 2016 - 4:21pm