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River Falls clinic No. 2 on the way
Boy, 16, dies after sustaining injuries in SD farm accident
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Shortage of volunteer firefighters has local, state officials concerned
Wisconsin roundup: Obamacare about to begin its fourth signup season; Wausau teen gets 13 years for killing another teen; and 10 more state news stories
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
March 11, 2015
Featured column: River Falls Public Library notes
There are plenty of great, new non-fiction titles available at the library! Here are just a few titles: --“Fabric Painting at Home: Quick...
March 11, 2015 - 11:48am
March 5, 2015
Featured guest column: What is your ‘Exit Plan’ to finish college on time?
If you are the parent of a child going off to college next fall, the beginning of March means there may be only a few things left on your “to...
March 5, 2015 - 10:27pm
February 27, 2015
Days Gone By: 1975 Malmer Brothers Red & White Grocery Store
February 1975 Note to Readers: “Made in River Falls.” Malmer Brothers Red & White grocery store on Main and Walnut Streets was featured...
February 27, 2015 - 12:34pm
February 26, 2015
Featured syndicated column: Who will be Republican gubernatorial candidate in 2018?
Yes, it may be early for that question. On the other hand, Scott Walker is likely to be in Washington or to be pushed that way by 2018. State...
February 26, 2015 - 6:00am
February 25, 2015
Featured syndicated column: This is the time for political moves and countermoves
Two developments are providing twists in the budget drama unfolding at the State Capitol. First, the road-building industry is suggesting...
February 25, 2015 - 11:56am
February 21, 2015
Featured letter: Ambulance coverage still as good as ever
Recent coverage of the Feb. 3 Clifton Town Board meeting caused me to write. Beginning this year, the city of River Falls entered into an agreement to provide EMS services to the Prescott area. This added Prescott, town of Oak Grove, and the southern half of the town of Clifton...
February 21, 2015 - 6:00am
February 18, 2015
Featured letter to the editor: What is happening to education in Wisconsin?
My niece is a bright, ambitious, hard-working student, a top senior at a rigorous college-prep high school in Minneapolis. Last fall she narrowed her college search to three universities, two in the Wisconsin state system and one in the Minnesota state system. She has been...
February 18, 2015 - 6:00am
February 13, 2015
Featured column: Space, the final frontier: To boldly go through subtraction
Let’s face it, most of us end up as hoarders. Call it a work in progress, a lifelong habit. We buy and buy and accumulate more and more....
February 13, 2015 - 1:30pm
February 5, 2015
Featured guest column: Sowing rice, planting trees, or educating people?
By UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen From time to time, all of us experience a series of events that make us think more deeply about...
February 5, 2015 - 4:30pm
Featured syndicated column: Budget hit renews debate about paying for UW System
By Matt Pommer, syndicated columnist for the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Budget hit renews debate about paying for UW System All of...
February 5, 2015 - 4:00pm
January 30, 2015
Days Gone By: Sledding in 2005
In 2005 students in teacher Trygve Aarsheim’s Care Group took time out to enjoy the cold and the snow with a bit of sledding at Rocky Branch...
January 30, 2015 - 3:30pm
Featured letter: Pick a diet that can work for a lifetime
A Ketogenic diet (high fat, low carb) may be effective for weight loss, for some people. However, ample scientific evidence indicates that high carbohydrate diets are also effective for weight loss. Several well-designed studies published in prominent journals, such as The New...
January 30, 2015 - 9:21am
January 21, 2015
Days Gone By: First baby of 1975
1975 First baby of the year -- Ryan John, son of Kathleen and Lawrence “Bernie” Purfeerst of River Falls, checked in at St. Joseph Hospital...
January 21, 2015 - 12:17pm
January 20, 2015
Days Gone By: 1985 Kulstad Fire
30 YEARS AGO On Tuesday night, Jan. 15, 1985, a fire that apparently started in a ceiling light fixture caused about $250,000 damage to the building...
January 20, 2015 - 12:56pm
January 12, 2015
Days Gone By
20 YEARS AGO, JAN. 12, 1995 First baby born in River Falls was Katelyn Rose Filkins, 9 lbs., 3 oz., and 19 ½ inches long, to Tom and Janice...
January 12, 2015 - 2:13pm