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River Falls Journal
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
Roadrunners: Count on it, they will be back
DMV: If you don’t have an ID to vote, start the process now
Wisconsin roundup: Despite more crashes, few seek return to 65 on interstate; Dunn county fatal investigated; eight more state news stories
One more time: Sirens to blare
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
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
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
February 2, 2016
Featured Letter: Purple coat could just be mine
I’m honored to be a close friend of Dee Nelson. I helped celebrate her 100th birthday at Belle Vinez Winery, town of Clifton, on Dec. 27. Fittingly, I wore my favorite purple wool coat, purchased 26 years ago at Dayton’s Oval Room. As my husband and I entered the beautiful building,...
February 2, 2016 - 2:48pm
January 31, 2016
Featured column: Call me a bad sport but WIAA is out of line
Well, it was only a matter of time. In the first half of the boys’ basketball game between River Falls and Hudson Friday night in Hudson, one...
January 31, 2016 - 6:00am
January 23, 2016
Featured letter: Feb. 2 – You won’t want to miss this
It was great to read the Journal article the first of the New Year about James Bohn with details about his background here in River Falls and his current position of being the National Anthem singer for all home Minnesota Wild games. As well, it was interesting to read Josh Eidem’s...
January 23, 2016 - 6:00am
Featured Letter: MLK message is deeply felt
The Martin Luther King Breakfast was again a big success. However the work leading up to it and our goal of inclusivity was marred even before the breakfast began. Two posters for the breakfast with a drawing of the face of Martin Luther King were put up on the community board at...
January 23, 2016 - 6:00am
January 15, 2016
Senator reflects on legislative successes from past year
Guest column by state Sen. Sheila Harsdorf (R-River Falls): Beginning a new year is not only a time to set new goals but also a time to reflect...
January 15, 2016 - 11:01am
January 9, 2016
Featured Column: Tipping: No kidding, livelihoods depend on it
I have two daughters who work in the restaurant business as servers. They’re both putting themselves through college this way. I was the one...
January 9, 2016 - 6:00am
January 4, 2016
My heart tells me this: ‘The Wrong shall fail’
“Let there be peace on earth,” sang the Young People’s Chorus of New York City. The earnest, multi-toned faces beaming from our television...
January 4, 2016 - 9:01am
December 7, 2015
Featured column: Stark Reality: How I got to see a new side of the story
As a reporter, interviews are a huge part of my life. Usually, I’m the one asking the questions. It’s not often I get to be on the other...
December 7, 2015 - 11:39am
December 4, 2015
Days Gone By: No more trips to the dump for city dwellers
Like the rest of the country River Falls had not escaped the problem of what to do with solid waste after the DNR decreed the local landfill...
December 4, 2015 - 1:21pm
November 22, 2015
Featured column: Woodworking: My unforgettable Thanksgiving Day: Wieners, glorified rice, making do
Thanksgivings come and Thanksgivings go but a few stick to my subconscious like turkey skin to the bottom of our old bluestone roaster. There...
November 22, 2015 - 6:00am
November 19, 2015
Featured Letter: Bravo, ‘Cinderella’
This week's featured letter also includes a change from the print version... "Cinderella" will be playing this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20 and 21, at 7 p.m. at the River Falls High School. I recently enjoyed an amazing performance of the musical "Cinderella" put on by the River...
November 19, 2015 - 9:31am
November 6, 2015
Featured letter: Contagion: Honesty
I stopped in to Dick’s Fresh Market in River Falls this weekend to get a few items, I got what I needed, and went to check out. After checking out, I discovered I had left my wallet at home. The young lady offered to hold my groceries if I wanted to go home and get it. I...
November 6, 2015 - 8:21am
November 1, 2015
Featured column: 2016 fall election could decide fate of popular social programs
Social Security and Medicare changes could become key election topics next year with U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Janesville now leading Republicans...
November 1, 2015 - 6:00am
October 23, 2015
Letter to the editor
Anyone wishing to submit a letter to the editor can send it to River Falls Journal Editor Phil Pfuehler at email@example.com.
October 23, 2015 - 4:25pm
September 24, 2015
Featured Letter to the Editor: River Falls, it’s time to admit that we have a crisis
Unless you’ve tried to rent recently, you’re probably not aware of the affordable housing crisis that plagues River Falls. Unfortunately for far too many families, River Falls (Pierce and St. Croix counties) has the highest fair market rent rates of anywhere in Wisconsin: $641,...
September 24, 2015 - 6:00am