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Sex offender charged in River Falls assault
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
Police Beat: Store employees try to detain drunk driver
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 9/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda and Hearing
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/13/16 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/16 Special Meeting (Closed Session)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/6/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
August 24, 2015
Days Gone By: Community rallies, rebuilds Normal School
Editor’s Note: The following are excerpts from a series of articles written in 1985 by Tim Ericson, retired director of the UWRF ARC and former...
August 24, 2015 - 12:53pm
August 14, 2015
Featured column: In The Front Row: Always more fun when you're in on the joke
Ever share an inside joke with 8,500 other people? If you’ve ever been to a St. Paul Saints game you probably have. And I did Saturday night, Aug. 8, at their beautiful new ballpark—CHS Field—in St. Paul’s Lowertown. Not only was I in on the joke, I got to enjoy it while...
August 14, 2015 - 3:51pm
August 6, 2015
Featured Letter to the Editor: Call this one a trip well worth it
Ten hours in a car doesn’t seem a smart way to spend Sunday – but there we were, Post 121 Commander Jim Miller, Monte Hansen and myself out the door at 6:30 a.m. headed to Kaukauna for the championship game of the American Legion Division AA State baseball tournament. In sweltering...
August 6, 2015 - 5:00pm
August 3, 2015
Days Gone By: Flourishing local brickyard burned in July of 1889
In March of 1889 it appeared as though the River Falls Brick Company was a success with manager Hawks announcing he had signed a contract to...
August 3, 2015 - 12:25pm
July 20, 2015
Days Gone By: Battle between ‘wets’ and ‘drys’ raged on and on
Unfortunately for the “drys,” their 1888 victory was fleeting. At the next election, even though they were strongly backed by the Journal...
July 20, 2015 - 4:07pm
July 11, 2015
Featured guest column: Want to park in my driveway? Bring change
It was July 11, 2014. I was on Maple Street, in the heart of River Falls Days. I was on my bike, looking for my family who'd gone to the midway that day on their own. A long line of people caught my eye – a long line of people by City Hall. Hmmm… Then it clicked – the...
July 11, 2015 - 6:00am
July 10, 2015
Days Gone By: 1888 saw the rise of temperance groups and the fall of saloons in the city
Editor’s Note: The following are excerpts from a series of articles written in 1985 by Tim Ericson, retired director of the ARC and former...
July 10, 2015 - 9:39am
June 30, 2015
Days Gone By: Elixirs, liniments, and pain relievers
The demand for patent medicines became so great in 1881, that C.E. Tubbs was forced to choose between his two interests -- and at the end of...
June 30, 2015 - 1:05pm
June 27, 2015
Featured column: My gardening career: From potato bugs to soil fungus
I figure I’ve been gardening for almost 75 years. It all began when our family yanked me out of kindergarten in Eau Claire to move to a miserable...
June 27, 2015 - 6:00am
June 17, 2015
Days Gone By: Sugar -- once a thriving business, until tragedy struck
Editor’s Note: The following are excerpts from a series of articles written in 1985 by Tim Ericson, formerly of UWRF: “Except...
June 17, 2015 - 9:20am
June 12, 2015
Ready for a summer of experiences
My name is Sadie Horton and I am the new summer news intern at the River Falls Journal. I am going to be a senior at UW-River Falls in the...
June 12, 2015 - 4:00pm
May 28, 2015
Days Gone By: Cigar Factory in River Falls
“In 1886, two investors from Cumberland, H.F. Flesher and M. Miller, were in River Falls surveying the possibility of establishing a manufacturing...
May 28, 2015 - 3:34pm
May 27, 2015
Featured syndicated column: Public tax dollars that go to pay for vouchers brings outcry
The Republican-controlled state government is putting a controversial twist on sending financial help to private schools. Public school districts...
May 27, 2015 - 3:50pm
May 26, 2015
Poetic lines 300 years old still resonate
Alexander Pope was born in London, this day in 1688. A sickly child and a Roman Catholic to boot, Pope overcame physical and social obstacles to become the first poet in the English language to earn a living writing — a very good living. Ridiculed for his religion and for...
May 26, 2015 - 11:13am
April 24, 2015
Day's Gone By: Bucket Brigades
Editor’s Note: Sunday, March 24, was the 130th anniversary of the signing of the articles of incorporation for the city of River Falls. The...
April 24, 2015 - 10:45am