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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
May 21, 2010
Bird Club celebrates first year, will have booth at Farm Tech Days
The St. Croix Valley Bird Club celebrates its first anniversary this month. In the first year, the SCVBC hosted five programs that were open...
outdoors / education
May 21, 2010 - 12:40pm
April 16, 2010
Bird house donated
Mason Peterson, a fourth grade student at Greenwood Elementary School in River Falls, built this bird house with the help of his grandpa, Jerry...
education / outdoors
April 16, 2010 - 8:47am
January 27, 2010
Wild Side: Color and action in winter shades of gray
Big flakes of snow came down through the fog Sunday morning. It was the last day of a January thaw. Looking out across the valley, we could see only vague outlines of the trees. Cardinals perched like Christmas ornaments on a red osier dogwood bush next to the bird feeder lent color...
January 27, 2010 - 2:44pm
January 5, 2010
Wild Side: Why migrate from the Banana Belt?
Carol and I traveled through slushy snow into River Falls on Christmas Day to Pam and Fizz Kizer's house on Roosevelt Street for another of their Christmas brunch gatherings. Fizz cooked up some great French toast, Pam served us spiral cut ham, fruit and mimosa drinks. We enjoyed...
sports / outdoors
January 5, 2010 - 3:50pm
October 12, 2009
"Wonders of Bird Biology" discussed at library
The St. Croix Valley Bird Club will sponsor a presentation by Vince Heig, a retired professor of ornithology and botany at UW-Stevens Point at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at the River Falls Public Library. Heig's subject is: "Wonders of Bird Biology: Biological Adaptations for Flight,...
October 12, 2009 - 8:57am
September 25, 2009
Wild Side: A kettle of hawks?
The astronomical end of summer was Sept. 22. Soybean fields have turned yellow and maple trees are starting to show their fall colors. After...
sports / outdoors
September 25, 2009 - 1:23am
July 27, 2009
State's rarist bird is survivor on Apostle Islands
Wisconsin's rarest bird confines itself to Long Island, part of the Apostles' chain near Bayfield. The piping plover vanished from the state in 1983. But officials say there are about 19 birds today, as part of an intense conservation effort. Back in '83, wildlife agencies and...
July 27, 2009 - 9:57am
October 14, 2008
Birds of a feather ...
"There's the 'feed me' cry," said Robbye Johnson, a member of the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology and a birder for more than two decades. Johnson threw pieces of bread along the beach of Wisconsin Point on a cold October morning as a group of gulls circled offshore. The birds landed...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
April 11, 2008
Wild Side: Waiting for the phase change
Two weekends ago after a long winter, our spirits were lifted by the warm sun and melting snow. There was plenty of sound outside with dripping water, the gurgling creek and calling birds. Ducks, Canada geese, swans, and sandhill cranes were flying over the valley. The loud, rattling...
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am
January 17, 2008
What a pleasant surprise to have a prolonged period of snow cover this past December. This reality went a long way to ease my addiction to explore scenic areas of our local environment on a pair of cross county skis. If my memory serves me right, these snow conditions haven't existed...
January 17, 2008 - 12:00am
January 9, 2008
Wisconsin eagle watching some of the best in nation
Wintering Bald Eagles congregating along open water areas of the Wisconsin and Mississippi rivers create opportunities for some of the best eagle viewing in the nation. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologists estimate 1,150 territorial pairs of eagles are...
January 9, 2008 - 12:00am