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UPDATE: Fatal afternoon crash closes Hwy. 35 north of River Falls
River Falls students work and bond; their efforts help rescue does
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
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
Featured photo: Powerwashing
Church in River Falls to host Fall Festival
College drama in River Falls features “Horrors”
RF runs with the cops
Paramedic Cira volunteers in Greece aiding Syrian refugees
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 reader letters
Featured reader letters
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'
Real Estate Showcase
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
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 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
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 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