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Details sorted out as Kuehni trial nears
Glover residents ask: Why the need for speed on their road?
Sycamore Street water tower unveiled
Wisconsin roundup: Walker says Trump could tone down the rhetoric; thousands remain without power; 10 more state news stories
Options for Women in River Falls hosts second prominent Republican
crime and courts
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Even in retirement, ex-superintendent's wheels keep on turning
Fish all alone atop St. Croix Valley League
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Fish rally falls one run short
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
River Falls, beware: A new breed of hunters is fanning out
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
Featured photo: Bald-faced squirrel
Celebrate the St. Croix River at RiverFest
arts and entertainment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Douglas W. Jenkins Estate; Case No. 16PR52
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/26/16 Council Meeting Agenda
NOTICE TO CREDITORS: Joseph R. Jensen Estate; Case No. 16PR51
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2016 Budget Adjustment- Library Fund (Parking)
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 7/26/16 Hearing - Liquor License - WestWind
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Margaret Alice (Cooper) Fuhr
Janet Enloe, 54
John William Lubich, 67
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Featured editorial: No power to the people
Days Gone By: DeWayne Meyer, student, teacher, principal, all in the same building
Days Gone By: At the prom in 1966
Real Estate Showcase
October 9, 2013
Editorial: Our country would be better served by total recall
Is it too easy to recall politicians? That argument’s been made in Wisconsin, especially following the spate of recall elections in 2011 and 2012 after controversial legislation curbed the union rights of most, but not all, public employees, including teachers. A more relevant,...
October 9, 2013 - 1:37pm
October 4, 2013
Editorial: Safety, control: Burden is on pet owners
What happened to June Moyer recently while visiting River Falls should never happen to anyone who has a dog, cat or other animal that’s part of the family. As reported in last week’s Journal, Moyer’s dog Zoey was snatched from her arms, mauled, and, as she describes, had its...
October 4, 2013 - 9:32am
September 27, 2013
Editorial: Quiet heroics
What qualifications are necessary to earn the title “Hero”? By our measure, we think local resident Steve Linehan met and exceeded the bar last Thursday morning. Linehan, whose face might be familiar to some as the guy who plays Santa Claus in Veteran’s Park during the holiday...
September 27, 2013 - 9:30am
September 13, 2013
Editorial: Come see the good your money helped buy
What will $19 million get you? The River Falls School District will demonstrate the answer to that question with a series of open house tours...
September 13, 2013 - 9:03am
September 5, 2013
Editorial: End of summer: Not the end of things to do
Even if the heat seems relentless, we know summer can’t last forever. The start of the K-12 school year and the start of college classes at...
September 5, 2013 - 10:32am
August 29, 2013
Editorial: Another school year, keep safety in mind
In early September 2012, this headline ran across the front page of the Journal: Young bus crash victim better In that unfortunate accident,...
August 29, 2013 - 9:34am
August 23, 2013
Editorial: Kickoff woes for 2013: Eyes wide shut,here we go again
In a letter about Green Bay Packer TV blackouts addressed to a local constituent on Dec. 12, 1997, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind wrote: “...Packer games...
August 23, 2013 - 10:18am
August 15, 2013
Editorial: Getting to know them, getting them to know us
The second installment of Coffee With a Cop is this Saturday morning, Aug. 17, at Yo-Joe’s, a relatively new shop on South Main Street serving...
August 15, 2013 - 10:04am
August 9, 2013
Editorial: Renovated public schools: Pat yourselves on the back
On April 5, 2011, while the Great Recession was still on, a $39-million school levy referendum was narrowly defeated by local voters, 2,805-2,624. Seven...
August 9, 2013 - 1:31pm
August 1, 2013
Editorial: Great healers: Time, and compassionate people
What a difference a year makes. Remember these front-page headlines from last summer in the Journal?: “Sisters found dead at home,” “Accused...
August 1, 2013 - 12:36pm
July 18, 2013
Editorial: Block after block, travel on Second Street delights the eye
The 20 corner gardens that we can’t help but notice and admire up and down Second Street are tended to by an informal group called the Second...
July 18, 2013 - 9:38am
July 12, 2013
Editorial: State budget should be limited to dollars, sense
Wisconsin lawmakers and the governor apparently have a different understanding of the meaning and purpose of a budget than the rest of us. They’ve taken what should be a statement of expenditures and proposals for financing them and folded in a series of unrelated items that evidently...
July 12, 2013 - 9:27am
July 3, 2013
Editorial: On, Wisconsin: Recall reform makes sense
A common-sense proposal is slowly making its way through the Wisconsin Legislature. Assembly Joint Resolution 25 seeks to reform the state’s recall laws. The resolution’s authors explain that the idea for the move stems from the recall mess that entangled the state in some nasty,...
July 3, 2013 - 2:12pm
June 21, 2013
Editorial: Time to decide: Which is the party of big government?
Time to decide: Which is the party of big government? Democrats usually get stuck with the “big government” label. There’s some justification. The party tends to support and expand public safety regulations and social, health and educational programs, especially for those...
June 21, 2013 - 9:53am
June 15, 2013
Editorial: Two-party system: Not only what divides but what ails us
In Washington, with a Republican-controlled House and a Democrat president, there's a lockdown. One political observer says the next four years will be one of "stasis" over budget priorities because neither the president or the House of Representatives have the power to prevail. Thus,...
June 15, 2013 - 9:10am