Skip to main content
River Falls Journal
River Falls garage door maker closes shop
Unemployment remains low in Pierce, St. Croix
Walker signs 55 bills into law; eight were co-authored by Sen. Harsdorf
Don’t do that! Disorderly suspect tries giving chocolate treat to kitty
Highway bridge now surfaced
crime and courts
Brother and sister act
NCAA cites UW-RF for athletic violations
Wild Side: Tiny insects and changing climate threaten majestic hemlocks
Giveaway: Little ones make big difference
KC Tootsie Roll drive
You can join in the big river cleanup
Brownies change the world
Donation leads to green hair
arts and entertainment
Eva M. Boese, 96
Kenneth Knutson, 88
Dorothy H. DeLong, 91
Lorraine F. Roude, 92
Bruce Bayer, 87
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2014 Annual Spring Clean-up
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/24/14 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/26/14 Spring Road Tour
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/24/14 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/28/14 Special Meeting - Board Reorganization
Days Gone By:
Featured Letter: Let’s turn Lake George into a charming oasis
Featured Letter: After my overindulgence, I was left alone, abandoned
Letter: Donation left me speechless
Editorial: Without consensus, these big issues will require go-slow approach
June 19, 2013
UPDATE: Prescott bridge reopens after rollover
PRESCOTT -- A rollover accident on the Hwy. 10 bridge at Prescott temporarily closed the highway as police and emergency personnel assisted a woman injured in the crash. Authorities were notified of the accident, said to be just onto the Minnesota side of the crossing, at about 7:50...
news / accidents
June 19, 2013 - 8:01am
June 14, 2013
Organization takes people fishing on the St. Croix who otherwise wouldn't have the chance
Let's Go Fishing means a lot more than just a mere invitation to go fishing. For a group in Stillwater, Let's Go Fishing is the name of their organization that takes people fishing on the St. Croix River who would otherwise not have the opportunity to go. Formerly known as the Stillwater...
sports / outdoors / health
June 14, 2013 - 9:31am
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 12, 2013
When power fails, lines are down, cell phones jammed, ham radio can save the day
The SCVRA consists of amateur radio operators (or Hams as they are commonly known) from River Falls, Hudson, Baldwin, Hammond, New Richmond,...
June 12, 2013 - 3:12pm
RFC-TV 16 wins state awards
River Falls Community Television Channel 16 was recognized for outstanding programming by the Wisconsin Community Media at the 14th annual...
June 12, 2013 - 9:43am
Wisconsin is being told to prepare for a rare "derecho"
"Derecho" (deh-ray'-cho) is not a common word among Wisconsin weather watchers - but it could be before the week is out. A derecho is a strong...
June 12, 2013 - 9:27am
The long winter and wet spring will make for a rough mosquito season
You may not have liked the snowy winter and rainy spring - but mosquitoes are loving it. UW Madison entomologist Phil Pelliterri says standing water in roadside ditches are prime breeding grounds for mosquitoes - some of which carry the West Nile Virus. In Green Bay, twice as much...
June 12, 2013 - 9:16am
June 11, 2013
Area TU chapter wins grant for Trimbelle restoration
The Hudson-based Kiap-TU-Wish chapter of Trout Unlimited has been awarded a $5,000 Embrace-A-Stream grant to help fund a continuing habitat restoration project on the Trimbelle River, off CTH W, about five miles south of River Falls. The chapter is calling the project "Bring Back...
news / outdoors
June 11, 2013 - 10:21am
June 10, 2013
Join a band, the community band, rehearsals start this week
The St. Croix Valley Community Band rehearsals begins Thursday, June 13, at Hudson Middle School. Open to anyone interested in building community through music, the group rehearses Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7-9 p.m. Four concerts are slated throughout the St. Croix Valley...
events / life
June 10, 2013 - 1:22pm
Memorial installed, dedicated in honor of three sisters
The River Falls Girl Scouts, with the help of other youth groups, raised money to create a stain-glass memorial for the three Schaffhausen girls,...
June 10, 2013 - 7:56am
June 7, 2013
SCI clients, parents send impassioned message to county
Tears, cheers and pleas filled the room as the St. Croix County Health and Human Services Board and Council on Aging and Disabilities met together...
June 7, 2013 - 9:15am
June 6, 2013
UPDATE: Victim in boating accident was New Richmond man
A 40-year-old New Richmond man who served as harbor-master at the Windmill Marina in Afton has been indentified as the individual who died as a result of a boating accident which occurred just before midnight Wednesday, June 5th, upstream from Prescott. David J. Riley, was initially...
news / accidents
June 6, 2013 - 12:56pm
June 5, 2013
Rock on with Crankshaft and the Gear Grinders; 'Chill on the Hill' starts June 18
Crankshaft and the Gear Grinders will be the first featured performance of this summer's Chill on the Hill free Tuesday concert series presented by UW-River Falls. Crankshaft and the Gear Grinders will perform at 7 p.m.
June 5, 2013 - 3:05pm
First open house at River Bluffs History Center
The year's first open house at the River Bluffs History Center in Bay City, operated by the Pierce County Historical Association will take place this weekend June 8-9, Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday from 1-4 p.m. Watch for signs on the highway in Bay City pointing the way...
June 5, 2013 - 2:40pm
City of Hudson to allow backyard hens
Maybe it was fate. Monday, June 3, was National Egg Day, the spokespersons for Hudson Urban Chickens said at the start of their presentation to the City Council that evening. Half an hour later, members of the group seeking permission to keep laying hens in their backyards erupted...
news / government
June 5, 2013 - 8:17am