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WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
Mustafa crime family member charged in St. Croix County
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
crime and courts
Where the buffalo roam
Record-setting relay: Girls 4x400 breaks 36-year-old BRC mark
Falcon roundup: UWRF Page golf outing June 19; Volleyball announces camp dates
Wildcats split with Chippewa
Booters gear up for playoffs
Antiques expert returns to RF Library June 10
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Pierce County Fair most admired senior citizen
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2017-12
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 6/6/17 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: Ad For Bids- Glover Road Reconstruction
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/19/17 Public Hearing - Peterson Farms permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/5/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Jennifer J. Hinz, 42
Bruce R. Wigent, 73
Myra J. Krause, 71
Floy M. Born, 95
Doris L. Larson, 94
Is there a 'good' tax?
Letters to the editor: Juvenile justice system touted; Food drive a success
Arts Minded: Distinction in music between exclusivity and inclusivity
Library Notes: Your favorite authors have lined up visits
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
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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 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