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Trechter named Adviser of the Year at UW-River Falls
Local student shares memories of Italy exchange trip
Teen attack victim making strides, New Richmond mom says
Wisconsin roundup: Bill makes it felony to have sex with animals in Badger State; more state news
City seeks public input for design charrette
crime and courts
Runners rally at BRC meet
Football: Hudson holds onto the jug
Volleyball: Cats lower the boom
Northwoods League makes it official
A reminder to hunters regarding deer and turkey tagging changes
Art Crawl set for Saturday, Oct. 21
'Come Alive' with Jourdan Hines
Q&A: Wisconsin company utilizes horses in learning
Gallery: Turningpoint Walk to Empower
Library Notes: It's time for the Kirby Symes Memorial Run
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/19/17 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/7/17 Special Meeting of Electors - Budget Approval
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/24/17 Workshop re: Alternative Revenues
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/24/17 Council Meeting Agenda
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 11/6/17, Case No. 17-Cv-202, Laura Kneer
Leslie Lee Swenson
Lowell R. Payton
Rachel L. Perry
Melvyn L. Fahning
Carl Anthony Schneider
Viewpoint: Sen. Vinehout pleased with committee passage of hemp bill
Letters to the editor: RF woman seeks help in finding missing bear lawn ornaments
Viewpoint: Now is the time; take part in Kinni Corridor charrette
Viewpoint: Audit Committee focused on protecting veterans' care at King
Greg Peters column: Setting the 'Barr' high
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June 29, 2017
Woodworking: Learning to talk 'Wisconsin'
Last week, I told Journal readers about how I taught my beautiful Illinois-bred wife how to talk, Wisconsin-style, even if she didn't know her respondent from Adam. As readers may recall, Ruth got so good at talking to strangers that I very seldom get to talk to the love of my life,...
June 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
June 28, 2017
Library Notes: Reading children's books is good for the soul
The Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. Have a safe and happy holiday! Upcoming programs • At 6 p.m. Thursday, June 29: Family Bookmaking - Make a stab-bound book with the Minnesota Center for Book in the Library lower level. Registration required. • At 10:30 a.m. Wednesday,...
June 28, 2017 - 5:00am
June 23, 2017
Arts Minded: Developing art scene is inspiring
I want to bring arts enthusiasts up to speed on the developing scene in Hastings, Minn. and Prescott. From slim pickings in these communities...
June 23, 2017 - 5:00am
June 21, 2017
Library Notes: You should never be without a good book!
Here's something interesting that I've noticed: people don't take time to browse the bookshelves much anymore.
June 21, 2017 - 9:24am
June 19, 2017
From This Perch column: Fear is the enemy
Not too long ago, an ugly incident occurred in Portland, Oregon. The incident says a lot about the unsettling ride I feel like I'm on, as fear...
June 19, 2017 - 10:38am
June 16, 2017
Woodworking: Students and pets? Try a cat
Ah, what is so rare as a day in June, sitting on our screened porch watching students walk their dogs up and down Sixth or Walnut? Students walking their dogs? That can't by right! Students don't have dogs. They're too impecunious to feed them, have no time from their studies to...
June 16, 2017 - 12:34pm
June 15, 2017
Summer sizzles with library activities for all ages
Summer is here! It's cool in the library. If you need to escape the heat, come on in, read the paper, work on the community jigsaw puzzle, catch Facebook at one of the public computers, or browse the shelves. Every day is sunny at the library! A reminder that the library is closed...
June 15, 2017 - 3:18pm
June 4, 2017
From This Perch: When you point one finger, three are pointing back at you
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley recently commented on the President's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey: "The president is the CEO of the country. He can hire and fire whoever he wants," she said. Of all of President Trump's appointees, Ambassador Haley is one of my...
June 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 3, 2017
Dave Wood: Miserable sidewalk is no longer a joke
Years back, I promised readers to never again complain about how the city ignores my diatribes about the miserable conditions of the sidewalk in front of our house on Walnut Street. The sidewalk gets worse and worse, one paver juts out 2 inches over regulation.
June 3, 2017 - 8:00am
May 26, 2017
Viewpoint: Is there a 'good' tax?
"Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society," Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said 90 years ago. Taxes pay for much of the goods and services we take for granted, such as roads, fire and police protection, consumer protections, schools, parks, and our social safety...
May 26, 2017 - 5:49pm
May 25, 2017
Arts Minded: Distinction in music between exclusivity and inclusivity
Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss within the cup, And I'll not ask for wine. This snippet of lyric from the enduring English playwright Ben Jonson's 1616 folk song serves to remind us that the music of love is the nectar of life, the balm...
May 25, 2017 - 5:40pm
Library Notes: Your favorite authors have lined up visits
The Library will be closed Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29. The library is closed on Sundays in June, July and August. There are a number of great author programs coming up at the library. David Housewright, award-winning author of the Rushmore McKenzie and Holland Taylor private...
May 25, 2017 - 5:13pm
May 21, 2017
Library Notes: Gearing up for a busy summer
The library will be closed on Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29. The library will be closed on Sundays in June, July and August. The History book group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23 to discuss "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln" by Doris Kearns Goodwin....
May 21, 2017 - 5:00am
May 19, 2017
Harsdorf Column: Building drug abuse prevention alternatives
Drug addiction and abuse is a plague on communities. In northwest Wisconsin, we have seen meth ravage our communities and destroy far too many...
May 19, 2017 - 11:18am
May 18, 2017
Woodworking: Who wants to stand up to eat a steak?
I recently read in New York magazine about a new trend in Gotham. All manner of steakhouses are popping up in Gotham. They're not typical NYC ancient steakhouses like Peter Luger's and O'Connell's...ancient dark and elegant spots, where the steaks are dry-aged and deeply beefy.
May 18, 2017 - 4:00pm