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Narcan credited for saving lives in Hudson, beyond
Update: Amish crash victims in 'good' condition
New feed store stresses customer service
Wisconsin roundup: Stillwater Lift Bridge reopens — but only temporarily; 9 more state news stories
Electrical problem closes Stillwater lift bridge
crime and courts
Fish still kings in the North
Grab a buddy and learn to kayak
River Falls Legion takes third in Mankato tournament
Golfers honored for academics
Herum Cal League HR Derby champ
RFPD has biggest "Torch Run" year yet
Booster Days packed full of fun and excitement
Every person has a fair story
New director has a big heart for nonprofit, community
How do they do it? Making the perfect cheese curd
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 7/13/17 Hearing - Rohl Trust rezone
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/25/17 Special Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 7/5/17 Town Board Meeting
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 7/17/17, Case No. 17-CV-129, Valerie Sowa
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Amended Ad For Bids - 2017 Mill & Overlay
Jon K. Volkmann, 54
Amil E. "Jack" Bowen, 87
Corey B. Carlson, 36
Matthias Cremer Putzier
Ashley G. Speer, 24
Library Notes: Reading children's books is good for the soul
Viewpoint: Card skimmer bill aimed at stopping gas pump scam
Viewpoint: Fighting for affordable, quality health care
Letters to the editor
Arts Minded: Developing art scene is inspiring
Real Estate Showcase
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May 20, 2016
Days Gone By: At the prom in 1966
Crowned prom king and queen at the junior-senior high school program were Gene McKahan and Carla Wichman, pictured sitting in the center. Standing...
May 20, 2016 - 8:55am
May 5, 2016
Days Gone By: May Day - U.S.A. Way
Note to readers: May Day, while traditionally representing the coming of spring, associated with hanging of flower baskets and maypole dancing,...
May 5, 2016 - 1:57pm
May 2, 2016
Featured column: As I See It: Connect the dots: Go green, go sidewalks
I never liked to walk as a kid. That is, I didn't like walking when forced to. I had to walk to and from grade school. Every day. With my little...
May 2, 2016 - 9:18am
April 25, 2016
Featured column: Superintendent's Corner: Educator shortage is a growing concern and impossible to ignore
In February 2015, 75 community members came together to forge a new strategic vision for our district.The result of this day-long process provided a framework for a new five-year district strategic plan. Most notably, the No. 1 strategic priority as identified by the River Falls community...
April 25, 2016 - 11:10am
April 21, 2016
Featured letter: Join me and let's reclaim our democracy
City of River Falls residents have an opportunity to express their displeasure with the U.S. Supreme Court decision known as Citizens United. That ruling said that corporations, unions, Super PACS, etc., have the rights of persons, that money is speech, and therefore their financial...
April 21, 2016 - 9:52am
April 2, 2016
Open Mike: International campfire memories rekindled
It’s funny how small the world can get some days. That occurred to me after bombs went off in Brussels. Mind you, I’ve never been to Belgium. Not even close. Yet I couldn’t help but wonder if some guys I encountered a couple years ago might have been victim to the horror. A...
April 2, 2016 - 11:27am
April 1, 2016
Featured guest column: Students, faculty: Let’s challenge budget cuts, fight for quality education
I just returned from my first Faculty Senate meeting at UW-River Falls. I was there as a photojournalist, but it was hard for me to separate...
April 1, 2016 - 3:35pm
March 26, 2016
Days Gone By: Cooperative laundry formed in River Falls
During the first decade of the 1900’s the local Home Culture Club, a group of about 25 farm women captured the attention of a University of...
March 26, 2016 - 11:27am
March 18, 2016
Featured column: Stark Reality: Only a name, but please stop celebrating hamburgers
I am only 1/8 Irish. I’ve always been disproportionately proud of my Irish heritage. Ireland is a beautiful, fascinating country, with an interesting...
March 18, 2016 - 12:28pm
March 12, 2016
Featured column: Could excitement for Trump elevate Supreme Court candidate?
By Matt Pommer, syndicated columnist for the Wisconsin Newspaper Association Donald Trump’s entry into Republican politics could provide a boost to Rebecca Bradley’s try on April 5 for a full 10-year term on the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Trump’s bid for the GOP presidential nomination...
March 12, 2016 - 6:00am
March 6, 2016
Featured column: Retiring River Falls Journal publisher: Reflecting after more than 3 decades in news
When you get old and reflective, things once mundane become meaningful. I’m leaving my job – not exactly "retiring,” but that seems to...
March 6, 2016 - 6:00am
March 5, 2016
Days Gone By: Last train left town 50 years ago
It was on Feb. 19, 1966, that the last train gave a whistle and chugged out of River Falls towards Hudson, never to make its appearance again....
March 5, 2016 - 11:52am
February 28, 2016
Featured column: As I See It: Not just what’s in your wallet but where you leave it
Wisconsin’s new photo ID law claimed me as its victim during the Feb. 16 Supreme Court primary. Maybe there were other victims. Maybe? Of course...
February 28, 2016 - 6:00am
February 22, 2016
Featured Editorial: May this new name calm troubled waters
Can we be done with this issue finally? Let’s hope. Monday night the school board deleted the new name “Roger T. White – Pride Fitness Room as Presented by RCU” at Meyer Middle School and substituted it with: “Roger T. White – Wildcat Fitness room as Presented by RCU.”...
February 22, 2016 - 10:43am
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