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September 25, 2016
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
As a forever resident of River Falls, I am flabbergasted by the hype the city administration (and its Parks & Rec Dept.), the Chamber of Commerce and events such as Art on the Kinni and Bacon Bash give to the “scenic proximity” of the Kinnickinnic River. Am I alone in wondering...
September 25, 2016 - 6:00am
September 9, 2016
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Candidate's fair trade talk is spot on Stephanie Brown River Falls International trade is important to U.S. manufacturers, but our companies cannot compete when cheaters like China continue to game the market. A perfect example is the U.S. steel industry. Below-cost Chinese steel...
September 9, 2016 - 4:00pm
July 29, 2016
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
He’s ready to move up to the No. 1 spot Sean Froelich River Falls Pierce County district attorney It is my pleasure to write in support for Rory O’Sullivan for his candidacy for Saint Croix County district attorney. In my role as district attorney in a neighboring county, it has...
July 29, 2016 - 4:03pm
July 6, 2016
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Save the milkweed: We can do it Cheryl Maplethorpe town of Clifton On Saturday, June 25, I worked with other Rotary members to pick up litter along Highway 35 north of River Falls. As I walked along the highway I was glad to see so many milkweed plants blooming and about ready...
July 6, 2016 - 5:00am
April 21, 2016
Featured letter: Join me and let's reclaim our democracy
City of River Falls residents have an opportunity to express their displeasure with the U.S. Supreme Court decision known as Citizens United. That ruling said that corporations, unions, Super PACS, etc., have the rights of persons, that money is speech, and therefore their financial...
April 21, 2016 - 9:52am
February 2, 2016
Featured Letter: Purple coat could just be mine
I’m honored to be a close friend of Dee Nelson. I helped celebrate her 100th birthday at Belle Vinez Winery, town of Clifton, on Dec. 27. Fittingly, I wore my favorite purple wool coat, purchased 26 years ago at Dayton’s Oval Room. As my husband and I entered the beautiful building,...
February 2, 2016 - 2:48pm
January 23, 2016
Featured letter: Feb. 2 – You won’t want to miss this
It was great to read the Journal article the first of the New Year about James Bohn with details about his background here in River Falls and his current position of being the National Anthem singer for all home Minnesota Wild games. As well, it was interesting to read Josh Eidem’s...
January 23, 2016 - 6:00am
Featured Letter: MLK message is deeply felt
The Martin Luther King Breakfast was again a big success. However the work leading up to it and our goal of inclusivity was marred even before the breakfast began. Two posters for the breakfast with a drawing of the face of Martin Luther King were put up on the community board at...
January 23, 2016 - 6:00am
November 19, 2015
Featured Letter: Bravo, ‘Cinderella’
This week's featured letter also includes a change from the print version... "Cinderella" will be playing this Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20 and 21, at 7 p.m. at the River Falls High School. I recently enjoyed an amazing performance of the musical "Cinderella" put on by the River...
November 19, 2015 - 9:31am
November 6, 2015
Featured letter: Contagion: Honesty
I stopped in to Dick’s Fresh Market in River Falls this weekend to get a few items, I got what I needed, and went to check out. After checking out, I discovered I had left my wallet at home. The young lady offered to hold my groceries if I wanted to go home and get it. I...
November 6, 2015 - 8:21am
October 23, 2015
Letter to the editor
Anyone wishing to submit a letter to the editor can send it to River Falls Journal Editor Phil Pfuehler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 23, 2015 - 4:25pm
September 24, 2015
Featured Letter to the Editor: River Falls, it’s time to admit that we have a crisis
Unless you’ve tried to rent recently, you’re probably not aware of the affordable housing crisis that plagues River Falls. Unfortunately for far too many families, River Falls (Pierce and St. Croix counties) has the highest fair market rent rates of anywhere in Wisconsin: $641,...
September 24, 2015 - 6:00am
August 6, 2015
Featured Letter to the Editor: Call this one a trip well worth it
Ten hours in a car doesn’t seem a smart way to spend Sunday – but there we were, Post 121 Commander Jim Miller, Monte Hansen and myself out the door at 6:30 a.m. headed to Kaukauna for the championship game of the American Legion Division AA State baseball tournament. In sweltering...
August 6, 2015 - 5:00pm
February 21, 2015
Featured letter: Ambulance coverage still as good as ever
Recent coverage of the Feb. 3 Clifton Town Board meeting caused me to write. Beginning this year, the city of River Falls entered into an agreement to provide EMS services to the Prescott area. This added Prescott, town of Oak Grove, and the southern half of the town of Clifton...
February 21, 2015 - 6:00am
February 18, 2015
Featured letter to the editor: What is happening to education in Wisconsin?
My niece is a bright, ambitious, hard-working student, a top senior at a rigorous college-prep high school in Minneapolis. Last fall she narrowed her college search to three universities, two in the Wisconsin state system and one in the Minnesota state system. She has been...
February 18, 2015 - 6:00am