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River Falls Journal
Police Beat: Man can’t stop begging, Why can’t I go back to Johnnie’s?
Back to school supply drive
Investigation preceded county official’s resignation
Pranks in the River Falls School District: The sky is no longer the limit
Toddler drowns in rural Prescott
crime and courts
436 compete at Border Crossing race in River Falls
No clubs needed for this golf game
River Falls Legion team stays unbeaten at state, plays Friday night
State title for Legion juniors, beat Beaver Dam for championship
Kids fishing event held July 25 at Lake Mallalieu
Weekend Happenings: July 31 – Aug.2
Shakespeare in the park coming soon
Walkers to honor those who have suffered personal losses
Kids meet 'Local Heroes' at Library
Featured photo: Directions to the moon
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 8/11/15 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/10/15 Finance and Facilities Committee Meeting
Town of Pleasant Valley Monthly Board Meeting Notice - Aug. 11
TOWN OF TROY: 8/13/15 Town Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 8/12/15 Historic Preservation Comm. Meeting
Virginia Marie Madsen, 90
Lorraine E. Swanson, 91
Barbara M. Avise, 69
Jean Hansen, 91
Virginia Marie Madsen, 90
Days Gone By: Flourishing local brickyard burned in July of 1889
Days Gone By: Battle between ‘wets’ and ‘drys’ raged on and on
Featured guest column: Want to park in my driveway? Bring change
Days Gone By: 1888 saw the rise of temperance groups and the fall of saloons in the city
March 19, 2010
Births (March 18)
HUDSON HOSPITAL Tegan Vaughn Hudson was born March 6, 2010, weighing four pounds, five ounces and was 18 inches long. He is the son of Malachi Hudson and Kelli Nellessen of Baldwin. Also welcomed by grandparents: Angel Machana of Baldwin, Curtiss Lunde II of Milltown, and Ron and...
March 19, 2010 - 1:08am
March 10, 2010
St. Croix County Sportsman's Alliance holds benefit March 23
The St. Croix County Sportsman's Alliance will be holding their 29th Annual Sportsman's Benefit at the American Legion Post Number 240 in Baldwin on Tuesday March 23, 2010. This is an ongoing endeavor first started in 1982 to benefit the sportsmen of the local area. All the money...
March 10, 2010 - 2:09pm
January 21, 2010
EDC names 2009 top business winners
The St. Croix Economic Development Corp. announced the EDC's selection of the 2009 business of the year awards in St. Croix County. The winners...
January 21, 2010 - 7:32am
December 29, 2009
Cut in St. Croix County Board size pits incumbents against incumbents
There are already candidates for 18 of the 19 seats on the St. Croix County Board, and races are shaping up in five districts. The only district that has no declared candidate as yet is District 8, which includes the village of Hammond, part of the town of Eau Galle and the towns...
News / politics
December 29, 2009 - 9:51am
February 6, 2009
Letter: Questions hospital CEO on abortion
In an Oct. 15, 2008, online edition of Rivertowns.net article, candidates answered questions on health care, job creation, social issues and more. One of the social issue questions that put the candidates on the spot was, "Do you believe all unborn people have human rights?
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Page named head of hospital
Alison Page of River Falls has been named interim CEO of Baldwin Area Medical Center. Her term will run from now until July 15. The decision...
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
May 22, 2008
Jury awards Baldwin man $3.2 million in malpractice case
A St. Croix County jury has awarded $3.2 million to a Baldwin man in a malpractice case. The jury ruled that Dr. Gregory Estlund was negligent in the way he treated 35-year-old Jim Lang. The man injured a leg while working at a factory in Hammond in 2003. Lang said he saw Estlund...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am
April 9, 2008
Update: Cause of Baldwin elevator fire may never be known
The cause of a fire that destroyed a historic Baldwin grain elevator and feed mill may never be discovered. Lee Seim, the Baldwin-area dairy farmer who owned the facility, didn't have insurance on it.
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 4, 2008
Owner: heater malfunction may have sparked elevator fire
Lee Seim stood on Main Street in Baldwin watching firefighters spray water on the old grain elevator where much of the feed for his 150 dairy cows was stored. "Not a good day," he said ruefully. At about 4:15 p.m. Thursday, people at east end of the village's Main Street heard...
April 4, 2008 - 12:00am
March 27, 2008
AMENDED SUMMONS: Case No. 08-CV-84
STATE OF WISCONSIN, CIRCUIT COURT, ST. CROIX COUNTY Money Judgment: 30301 Our File: 483082 FIA Card Services, N.A., fka MBNA America Bank, N.A., PO Box 15168, Wilmington, DE 19850, Plaintiff, vs. Mary Moe, 181 County Road Y, Baldwin, WI 54002, Defendant(s). THE STATE OF WISCONSIN To...
March 27, 2008 - 12:00am