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Wisconsin roundup: Senate leader says speaker should apologize; more state news stories
Students explore options at CVTC career fair
Clothing found on Prescott bridge triggers water, air search
Our Neighbors' Place receives $25,000 grant
'Moved by the music': Project features St. Croix Valley composer, students, teachers
crime and courts
Donate a Deer campaign helps meet vital need for local food pantries
PPK winners advance
Falcons fall short at Stout
Falcon Roundup: Soccer winless streak reaches seven
Swim and dive shines
Woodbury Chorus and Orchestra to appear in Somerset
67th annual banquet honors area dairy farmers
River City Chorale presents 'Glorious Day' Oct. 28
Professor Poplin shares stories of Mother Teresa
Real-life ghost stories for Halloween in St. Croix Falls
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
Mary Ann Leonard
Wayne A. Nelson
Leslie Lee Swenson
Lowell R. Payton
Rachel L. Perry
Editorial: Put your opinions to work
Stop fleecing Wisconsin taxpayers --EMDASH-- catfish inspectors
Viewpoint: District needs the community's input
Viewpoint: Mural offers unintended message
Viewpoint: Sen. Vinehout pleased with committee passage of hemp bill
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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
January 30, 2015
Featured letter: Pick a diet that can work for a lifetime
A Ketogenic diet (high fat, low carb) may be effective for weight loss, for some people. However, ample scientific evidence indicates that high carbohydrate diets are also effective for weight loss. Several well-designed studies published in prominent journals, such as The New...
January 30, 2015 - 9:21am
January 1, 2015
Featured letter: Even if not hunting, be aware of the seasons
The Wisconsin gun deer season in the special western Wisconsin metro zone recently closed. River Falls is part of the metro zone. In all cases hunters certainly must know their target and what lies beyond, but non-hunters who enjoy the outdoors should be aware of hunting dates...
January 1, 2015 - 6:00am
April 16, 2014
Featured Letter: Let’s turn Lake George into a charming oasis
Michael Page (last week’s letter writer), a proponent of a ‘free’ Kinnickinnick River, asks us to imagine the Kinni without dams, and asks whether we would dam it today. I love wilderness, too, but to see a cascade, Willow River State Park is close enough for me. I’m...
April 16, 2014 - 3:34pm
April 12, 2014
Featured Letter: After my overindulgence, I was left alone, abandoned
River Falls is a place where I’ve always felt safe. It’s a community where people watch out for each other. It’s with this thought that I decided to write and urge the bars downtown to consider changing certain policies. Some friends and I were playing trivia downtown on...
April 12, 2014 - 8:00am
April 4, 2014
Letter: Donation left me speechless
Imagine my surprise when I went to my door late one night and an envelope was wedged between the doors of my home. The envelope was already...
April 4, 2014 - 9:50am
March 27, 2014
Letter: Time is running out, so enroll for insurance now
The federal health insurance exchange, called the Health Insurance Marketplace, provides most Wisconsin residents with financial assistance when purchasing insurance. If you are still without health insurance, please take action now! If you don’t purchase insurance by the...
March 27, 2014 - 4:04pm