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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
Lorraine E. Swanson, 91
Virginia Marie Madsen, 90
Michael P. Wrase, 60
Barbara M. Avise, 69
Jean Hansen, 91
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
April 1, 2009
Fundraiser's back Saturday to help MS patient, others
No matter what health challenge Mary McHardy faces, the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patient from Ellsworth keeps on fighting. The latest challenge...
April 1, 2009 - 9:23am
March 13, 2009
Letter: For the record, Democrats have caused financial mess
Week after week I'm frustrated and saddened when I read letters from those who take information out of context, attempt to re-write history to suit their misguided arguments, and use their creative writing skills in yet another attempt to influence those who don't question either...
March 13, 2009 - 9:39am
February 20, 2009
Doyle defends no public hearings on budget fix bill
Gov. Jim Doyle defended the state's fast action on a bill that raises taxes and uses federal funds to balance the current state budget. The Democratic governor signed the package Thursday. He said much of it was hashed out for a long time, even though it was shaped into a new bill...
February 20, 2009 - 8:58am
February 10, 2009
Kohl, Feingold vote to move mega spending bill forward
U.S. senators are expected to pass their version of the $838 billion spending package today (Tuesday). Wisconsin Democrats U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl and U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold set the stage for the vote Monday by joining 59 others in cutting off debate. Thirty-six Republicans voted...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
February 9, 2009
Lawmaker says campaign finance reform bill has no teeth
A longtime supporter of campaign finance reform says a recent rule change in the Assembly does more harm than good. Assembly leadership this week approved a rule that bans campaign fund raising during budget negotiations. The move has been applauded by campaign finance reform...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Obey will try to push more expensive jobs bill through
Wausau House Democrat Dave Obey says he'll try again to get a massive jobs bill through Congress. In September, the House approved Obey's $61 billion package of public works projects aimed at stimulating the economy. But the Senate and President Bush shot it down. Now, with bigger...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Records established at spring clean sweep
A pharmaceutical collection was introduced and a record number of vehicles plus a record amount of waste were recorded at this spring's Pierce County Clean Sweep. The mid-April event attracted 397 vehicles, an increase of 78 over the 319 attending in the spring of 2007, according...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
February 29, 2008
Letter: Please support autism bill
I am a behavioral therapist who works with autistic children. I currently work in the River Falls/Hudson area. This has been the most rewarding experience. I have seen the difference that intensive therapy makes in the lives of these children and their families. I have seen children...
February 29, 2008 - 12:00am