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Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board and Discover Wisconsin shine spotlight on dairy industry
River Falls man sustains serious injuries in crash
CVTC construction program to showcase home project
St. Croix Valley responds to LGBT flag crimes
RFPD to host prescription drug takeback
crime and courts
Wildcat soccer, golf, battle the elements
Booters split in BRC
Netters fall to Hudson
Falcon roundup: Softball sweeps Martin Luther
Two UW-River Falls students advance to IHSA Hunter Seat Nationals
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
New to New Richmond offers chance to meet people in the area
VIDEO: RF takes back the night
Make a difference and meet 'Scrappy the Fish'
Family Fresh to hold drug take-back event
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 2017 Board of Review
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/1/17 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 5/15/17 Public Hearing - Heise permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Bid Opening - Road Work Bids
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/27/17 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Lorraine Ann Younggren Marcinek, 91
Agnes Fogerty, 89
Susan Kaye Gilbertson, 62
Paul D. Ritzinger, 62
Catherine E. Farrell, 99
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Letters to the Editor (April 20, 2017)
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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November 10, 2011
Editorial: Carrying concealed goes to extremes
Like teenagers who just started to notice the attractions of the opposite sex, a lot of Wisconsinites have gone crazy over guns lately. Nov. 1 was the first day people could apply for concealed weapons permits. You would have thought it was a Black Friday sale. That day out-of-towners...
November 10, 2011 - 8:50am
October 12, 2011
Editorial: Senior Tax Exchange: Stay involved, do real lasting good
We hope Journal readers didn't miss last week's front page story about a new school program open to senior citizens. Called STEP, it presents a golden opportunity. If you're at least 62 and live in the River Falls School District, you can volunteer for a variety of needs. Seniors...
October 12, 2011 - 4:15pm
September 23, 2011
Editorial: Why make recall elections even easier?
Last week Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board signed off on a policy that allows single-signature petition forms to be submitted as part of recall campaigns. Under the change, petitions generated online could be printed out by an individual and mailed to the recall campaign,...
September 23, 2011 - 8:04am
September 16, 2011
Editorial: Magazine recognition puts county in business spotlight
Money Market Magazine has listed St. Croix County as the 25th best place in the country based on job growth from 2000 to 2010. St. Croix County had a job growth rate of 26.7%, putting it in 25th place in the magazine's list of "Where the Jobs are." St. Croix County Economic Development...
September 16, 2011 - 8:08am
September 8, 2011
Editorial: Wait until after Saturday before writing summer's obituary
School has started, so has the football season, Labor Day weekend has come and gone, and most of us are writing off summer 2011. But wait. There's another outdoor attraction taking place this Saturday to be added to your summer bucket's list: Art on the Kinni. This is the 16th...
September 8, 2011 - 8:04am
August 19, 2011
Editorial: Another school year, another big decision
Summer is going by fast, too fast, and the start of the 2011-12 school year is almost here. This week the Journal previews the various local school buildings and changes that students and parents may notice as doors open in September. The start of the new school year also coincides...
August 19, 2011 - 8:35am
June 29, 2011
Editorial: Theft protection too basic to ignore
We pass along this advice from our police department each year, especially as the weather warms and more people congregate on streets, including young people who are out of school for summer. The advice: Don't leave your vehicle parked anywhere without locking it. Further, don't...
June 29, 2011 - 1:35pm
June 9, 2011
Editorial: We already knew Shaun was a hero
Now it's been made official. A nationwide competition with some 1,200 contestants last week concluded and 18-year Shaun Stokes, 2011 graduating...
June 9, 2011 - 8:06am
May 18, 2011
Editorial: Party on, check; staying safe, check
Each year River Falls police monitor the annual rite of passage of high school seniors riding by motorcade down Main Street and around each of the schools after their last day of classes. There've been only a few minor incidents but some close calls, particularly among exuberant...
May 18, 2011 - 2:47pm
May 5, 2011
Editorial: Keep it clean, keep it up
The unbelievable, unsightly amount of junk -- auto and bike tires, fluorescent lights, fishing rod, road sign, bottles, cans, metal pieces, lumber scraps, carpeting and much more -- was scooped away from the shores of the Kinnickinnic River and its tributaries last month. The group...
May 5, 2011 - 9:20am
April 28, 2011
Editorial: For law breakers: Realistic, relevant community service
Recent feedback on a sleazy aspect of our downtown points to a continuing problem -- at least a perception of one -- and a possible easing of that problem. One person got in touch with the Journal to declare that Main Street will again be busier than ever this spring and summer with...
April 28, 2011 - 9:32am
April 6, 2011
Editorial: Still the One!
There a very few things in life you can count on. One of them -- and we shouldn't take it for granted but we do -- is consistently high test scores generated by students in the River Falls School District. It's become so automatic (see our story this week on page A2) that you can...
April 6, 2011 - 2:55pm
January 12, 2011
Online Poll: Shooting spree: What of it?
The Journal's online poll wasn't posted until Monday. It reads: Is the extreme political rhetoric that some call toxic responsible for the weekend shooting in Arizona of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords? Early results: --No way, even suggesting that is just an excuse for the left-wing...
January 12, 2011 - 3:51pm
Wood Working: Been there, done that, so I try not to judge
Last month, when Mother Nature dropped about 20 inches of cosmic dandruff on us here in River Falls, we didn't get our Twin Cities newspapers. We subscribe to my old employer, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and recently we took up an offer from its competitor, the Pioneer Press,...
January 12, 2011 - 3:17pm
Editorial: Check what they say
In the past few months two dozen local residents have jumped aboard to become bloggers appearing regularly on the Journal's website at www.riverfallsjournal.com. You can find them at the top of the home page under AreaVoices. Our 24 bloggers operate independently. They're not edited...
January 12, 2011 - 2:15pm