Skip to main content
River Falls Journal
UWRF hosts cross-cultural education exchange with Indian counterparts
On the Job: Jay Matchett
On the Job: Deb Lucero
On the Job: Anna White
Two firms interviewed for Pierce County jail project
crime and courts
Wildside: It's finally spring again
Wild Side: Fire renews the prairie
Wildcat girls soccer to host Kickin’ Cancer game
You go, girl: River Falls woman has sights on 100 and beyond
Have you seen Joey?
Enjoy singing? Join River City Chorale
UW-River Falls Theatre students present three nights of free 'One Acts'
300 pair of new shoes given to children
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 5/14/15 Open Book Notice
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: AD For Bids - Whitetail Ridge Corp. Park Improvements
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 5/11/15 Business Affairs Committee Meeting
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 5/12/15 Board of Review to Adjourn
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 5/12/15 Town Board Meeting
Ruth Feser Hale
Jo Ann Moen Page, 89
Kenneth D. Hughes
Ruth Joosten, 85
Carolyn R. Olson (Foster), 66
Day's Gone By: Bucket Brigades
Days Gone By: Glen Park and a request from a reader
Days Gone By: History of River Falls, from the beginning
Days Gone By: The First Ordinances
Days Gone By: First Fire Department
Get Out! Deals
January 9, 2014
First new year baby equals seventh baby for family
Mariah Dee Wheeler, born early afternoon Jan. 1, is held by her parents Rhonda Place and Kurt Wheeler. She was the first baby to be born in the new year at River Falls Area Hospital.
life / celebrations
January 9, 2014 - 8:01am
October 6, 2009
Bayfield County mom due in court Tuesday in death of 7-month-old daughter
A Bayfield County woman is due in court a week from today in the death of her seven-month-old daughter. Tara Amraen, 25, of Washburn, is charged with second-degree reckless homicide, after Ciana Hendricks-Amraen drowned in a bathtub Sept. 10. Prosecutors said Amraen put the girl...
October 6, 2009 - 9:22am
August 14, 2009
Marshfield man charged in a crash that killed baby in Amish buggy
A Marshfield man is due back in court Tuesday, after he was accused of rear-ending an Amish buggy with his mini-van and killing a baby girl. A $10,000 cash bond was ordered Thursday for Brian Witkus, 49, after he was charged in Marathon County with negligent homicide. Police said...
August 14, 2009 - 9:00am
February 6, 2009
Mother charged with murder after case worker said she didn't need supervision
A Milwaukee woman has been has been charged in the death of her baby boy, three months after a child welfare worker said she did not need supervision. Vera Morehouse, 21, is the second mother in three weeks to be charged with letting an infant starve to death while her family was...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
Rough road ends happily
Steve and Crystal Rohde mustered strength and courage during the months since July, when their daughter Whitney came into the world 10 weeks premature with a rare condition in which her esophagus and stomach were not connected. Whitney weighed two pounds at birth, received nourishment...
January 12, 2009 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
Chippewa Falls woman gives birth in van going 80 mph
A Chippewa Falls woman gave birth in a van that was speeding at 80 mph to an Eau Claire hospital. Ellie Godown, 20, was visiting friends in Osseo on Monday night, when her contractions started coming every two minutes. They headed toward Eau Claire on Interstate-94 and when they...
October 1, 2008 - 9:00am
July 25, 2008
Police investigating death of 4-month-old left in locked SUV
Milwaukee Police are investigating the death of a four-month-old boy who was picked up by a day-care driver Thursday morning and was left in a hot SUV all day. It was 81 degrees when somebody finally called 911 about 4 p.m. By the time officers got to him, Seiaires McHenry Jr.
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Superior man faces abduction charge
A man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend's baby made his initial appearance in Douglas County Friday. Kyle LaMar Taylor, 29, of Superior faces one felony count of abduction of a child and misdemeanor charges of disorderly conduct, resisting an officer, possession of drug paraphernalia...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
February 29, 2008
'Baby & Me' classes expand to nighttime
Parents and their infants can now attend the River Falls Area Hospital's free, weekly play and discussion group, Baby & Me, at night. RFAH begins offering the sessions 6-7 p.m. Thursdays from Feb. 28-May 1. Friday morning classes that have been meeting since last July will continue....
February 29, 2008 - 12:00am