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River Falls Journal
Rep. Kind plans listening session in RF
River Falls Police sergeant earns FBI training credentials
No-wake boating restriction in effect on St. Croix River
Students of the month selected at middle school
Ramshackle home condemned after man’s arrest for battery
crime and courts
Local deer herd status on agenda at April 14th spring hearings
Youth state bowlers
Falcons beat St. Thomas in 3rd place game at national tourney
Powerlifters third at state
Take Back: They are asking you to join them
Click to print coloring contest
Upcoming UWRF music concerts
Egg hunting event draws large crowd
Brownies take a Girl Scout journey
arts and entertainment
Eva M. Boese, 96
Dorothy H. DeLong, 91
Debra A. Sears, 55
Dr. Raymond V. Anderson, 91
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/22/14 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/21/14 Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/17/14 Cemetery Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/21/14 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 5/1/14 Rescheduled Plan Commission Meeting Agenda
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Featured Letter: Let’s turn Lake George into a charming oasis
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Letter: Donation left me speechless
Editorial: Without consensus, these big issues will require go-slow approach
June 24, 2013
Chamber holds ribbon cutting for Boots 'N Spurs
The River Falls Chamber of Commerce ambassadors welcomed Boots ‘N Spurs, 1025 South Main Street Suite 450 as new business with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Boots ‘N Spurs opened their doors on May 23 and buys and sells new and used western tack, saddles, boots, clothing, décor,...
news / business
June 24, 2013 - 1:33pm
June 13, 2013
June is Dairy Month, celebrate with breakfast at Rolling Acres farm
Randy and Lori Larson of LoRan Rolling Acres farm south of Plum City, will be hosting this year's June Dairy Breakfast in Pierce County on Saturday,...
events / food / life
June 13, 2013 - 12:43pm
June 7, 2013
The Drought-of-2012 is finally declared over in Wisconsin
It's finally over. The Drought-of-2012 officially ended in Wisconsin this morning, when the U-S Drought Monitor said no place in the state is abnormally dry any longer. After the extended winter and the recent heavy rains, you may have assumed that Wisconsin is so water-logged, it's...
June 7, 2013 - 8:18am
June 3, 2013
Dane County is about to get a second plant that would convert raw waste from cows into electricity
Dane County is about to get a second plant that would convert raw waste from cows into electricity for area residents. Media reports say a new community manure digester will be built west of Middleton at the Ziegler Dairy Farms. Construction began earlier this week. Dane County's...
June 3, 2013 - 11:07am
May 30, 2013
Black beauties showcased at local stables
With their long flowing manes and tails and their tall dark physique, Friesian horses cast a striking presence. With their powerful structure,...
business / / education
May 30, 2013 - 10:44am
May 29, 2013
Farmers catch up on corn planting
Almost two-thirds of Wisconsin's corn crop has been planted. Officials say over 20% of the crop was put into the ground last week. But corn planting is still 21-percent below the average for the past five years. Wisconsin is the only Midwest state with less than 80% of its corn...
outdoors / business /
May 29, 2013 - 11:48am
May 10, 2013
Couple finds their llamas a labor of love
Nancy and Leroy Johnson could be raising goats. That's what they intended, but in the last three years they've accumulated 10 ½ llamas and not...
business / / life
May 10, 2013 - 10:52am
May 8, 2013
Peruse the big plant sale
The River Falls Garden Club will host its 16th annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 11, at the National Guard Armory, 815 W. Division...
outdoors / events
May 8, 2013 - 10:04am
May 1, 2013
May Fair to benefit 4-H youth
Those looking for an evening of family fun should plan on attending the fourth annual May Fair Event and Sale on Saturday, May 11, at the St....
events / life
May 1, 2013 - 1:03pm
April 29, 2013
UW River Falls team masters national dairy challenge
A four-member team from UW-River Falls earned a first place award in the 12th annual national Dairy Challenge contest held in Fort Wayne, Ind.,...
April 29, 2013 - 10:27am
Colt sale: See how they ride
UW-River Falls will hold its 37th annual Colt Sale 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the Campus Lab Farm on Wasson Lane. The event begins with a sale preview at 11 a.m. followed by a lunch during which the students can answer questions about the horses. The auction begins at 2 p.m. People...
outdoors / education
April 29, 2013 - 10:03am
April 26, 2013
Rain, snow chase away drought
The U.S. Drought Monitor reports that less than 13 percent of Wisconsin is in drought, although at the beginning of 2013, more than 60 percent of the state was in drought. The recent heavy precipitation is keeping some farmers out of the fields. They say they will be okay if they...
April 26, 2013 - 10:56am
April 9, 2013
Giddy-up, get horse supplies
Seeing a niche that needed filling, UW-River Falls graduate Liz Bernitt took the horse by the reins and opened Boots N Spurs, 1025 S. Main Street, Suite 450, on March 23. The store, located in the Southside Plaza by Dick's Fresh Market, sells new and used horse tack and saddles,...
April 9, 2013 - 2:25pm
April 4, 2013
It's almost time to get growing, find the best and newest tips for vegetable gardens
If you grow your own vegetables, you can grow varieties you like, you know what was used to grow them, and you get some great fun and exercise...
food / life
April 4, 2013 - 3:11pm
Prescott farmers market seeks new manager, more vendors
PRESCOTT--Genny Taevs, Prescott Farmers Market Manager in 2012, announces the market is seeking a new manager for the 2013 season. Taevs is retiring as manager of the market for personal reasons. This is a volunteer position requiring about five hours' work per week. Last summer...
April 4, 2013 - 1:15pm