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UW-River Falls makes Sierra Club's 'Cool Schools' list
Former Junior Redbirds coach charged with felony child sex crimes
Wisconsin roundup: Wisconsin gets sweltering heat for first day of Fall; and more state news stories
Colorful weekend headed to Afton
UPDATE: Police release identity of woman found dead in Hudson
crime and courts
Football: Cats can't hold on at ECM
Golfers in hunt for BRC title
Swimmers edged by Menomonie
Another fun week: Cats take Watertown title to improve to 23-0
Falcon Roundup: Volleyball wins Page Arena opener; UWRF outshot UMM, 33-4
UW-River Falls Dairy Farm Safety Symposium to be held at World Dairy Expo Oct. 5
Fall colors, flavors and fun at Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival
Family Resource Center offers fall groups for St. Croix Valley families
United Way kicks off 2017 'We Fight for Strong Communities' campaign
Dam Days honors volunteers and 50 years
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/26/17 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/26/17 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 10/5/17 Hearing - Mjoen Permit
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/25/17 Regular Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 9/28/17 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
Francis J. and Helen H. Ptacek
Carl A. Schneider, 54
Roger F. Swenson, 85
Paul C. Willink, 87
Woodworking: Don't always believe the movie critics
Viewpoint: State budget sent to governor
Viewpoint: Problems left for the next budget writers
Bill Rubin: Economic impact of friday night lights ... priceless
Foxconn: An Exciting Opportunity for Wisconsin
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January 30, 2013
Library's Civil War event starts with a bang
Don't mind the 'kaboom' sound around midday Sunday, Feb. 3, at the River Falls Public Library, 140 Union St. - it's merely part of the kickoff...
January 30, 2013 - 12:45pm
January 25, 2013
Letter: Unworthy of reviewing
In his Jan. 17 review on the book, "Heads on Beds," River Falls Journal columnist Dave Wood seems to take great delight in sharing the author's "insider" tips for robbing from hotel mini bars. Maybe next he can highlight a book that offers tips on successful shoplifting. After...
January 25, 2013 - 3:34pm
January 23, 2013
Book Report: The rise and fall of empires
I met a traveler from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert...Near them, on the sand, Half sunk,...
January 23, 2013 - 2:49pm
January 21, 2013
Former city administrator's book brings boat-racing era to life
When Bernie Van Osdale retired from his job as River Falls city administrator late in 2008, he said he was bound for more time with his boats,...
January 21, 2013 - 10:04am
January 17, 2013
Woodworking: Savoring from the wacko world of cookbooks
Our kitchen sports a rather large collection of cookbooks, featuring recipes from around the world. At last count we owned 17 Italian cookb...
January 17, 2013 - 12:57pm
Confessions and pointers of a luxury hotel employee
Heads up! We've got a book about heads this week, "Heads in Beds," by Jacob Tomsky (Doubleday, $25.95). But first a brief dissertation on what...
January 17, 2013 - 8:04am
January 11, 2013
Book Report: Railway images take me down the tracks
I often receive books that make me think of old friends and relatives no longer here to enjoy them. Whenever I receive a book by Jerry Apps,...
January 11, 2013 - 9:04am
January 8, 2013
Book about Schuh's life selling fast
For an inspirational speaker, a book is almost as important, as a wheelchair is to Tasha Schuh. "I had seen a book would come in handy," said...
January 8, 2013 - 8:48am
January 3, 2013
Book Report: Finally, my chance to critique a bestseller
After a quarter century of book reviewing, I guess it's time for me to admit that until recently, I never read a novel by bestselling author...
January 3, 2013 - 9:23am
December 28, 2012
Book Report: Minnesota writers shine bright
"Thirty Rooms to Hide In," by Luke Longstreet Sullivan (University of Minnesota Press, $24.95) has a subtitle that sort of grabs you: "Insanity,...
December 28, 2012 - 4:14pm
December 26, 2012
Book group makes historic choice
So many things seemed to come together to make "The Killer Angels" the right choice: --These (2011-2015) are the sesquicentennial years for...
December 26, 2012 - 10:08am
December 21, 2012
Book Report: Not one, but many for the history books
Have a history buff on your holiday guest list? You won't be disappointed to find all manner of biography and serious history new to bookshelves...
December 21, 2012 - 1:42pm
December 17, 2012
Girl Scouts donate books, promote literacy
Members of Girl Scout Troop 51109 recently held a four week long community book drive, "Put a Book in Every Home," to help Turningpoint and Second...
December 17, 2012 - 9:14am
December 13, 2012
Book Report: Take your pick, there's something for everyone
Someone on your holiday gift list who likes to read books by and about characters in the upper Midwest? There's a plethora in that category this...
December 13, 2012 - 9:54am
December 6, 2012
Book Report: Give the gift of a local author
The holiday season is upon us and the search for appropriate gifts has begun. In our family the children get top priority and upper Midwestern...
December 6, 2012 - 8:15am