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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
September 11, 2015
Days Gone By: All class reunion: Who will be named king and queen?
The River Falls High School Alumni Association is continuing to work on the first ever RFHS Alumni Association Homecoming Reunion to be held...
September 11, 2015 - 2:50pm
September 10, 2015
Days Gone By: Tuesday Club circa 2003, celebrating 125th this year
The Tuesday Club is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a picnic at Glen Park on Tuesday, Sept. 15, and welcome anyone interested in joining....
September 10, 2015 - 12:05pm
September 6, 2015
Featured column: Foreign affairs mastery may be harder than subduing public employees
Gov. Scott Walker might regret telling President Obama that he should cancel this month’s meeting and dinner with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Walker has promised Republican voters he will tear up the multi-national nuclear agreement with Iran as soon as he gets to the Oval...
September 6, 2015 - 6:00am
August 29, 2015
Days Gone By: Tuesday Club carries on tradition of service to community
In 1890, 21 women starting meeting Tuesday afternoons at the home of Mrs. J.Q. Emery to study history, literature and art -- they were the charter...
August 29, 2015 - 11:01am
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 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