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WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
Mustafa crime family member charged in St. Croix County
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
crime and courts
Where the buffalo roam
Record-setting relay: Girls 4x400 breaks 36-year-old BRC mark
Falcon roundup: UWRF Page golf outing June 19; Volleyball announces camp dates
Wildcats split with Chippewa
Booters gear up for playoffs
Antiques expert returns to RF Library June 10
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Pierce County Fair most admired senior citizen
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2017-12
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 6/6/17 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: Ad For Bids- Glover Road Reconstruction
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/19/17 Public Hearing - Peterson Farms permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/5/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Jennifer J. Hinz, 42
Bruce R. Wigent, 73
Myra J. Krause, 71
Floy M. Born, 95
Doris L. Larson, 94
Is there a 'good' tax?
Letters to the editor: Juvenile justice system touted; Food drive a success
Arts Minded: Distinction in music between exclusivity and inclusivity
Library Notes: Your favorite authors have lined up visits
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
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February 18, 2013
Local author's collaborative book heads to the 2013 Academy Awards
The collaborative book, Fundamentally Female, written by Reneé Rongen and contributors, is heading to the 2013 Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb....
February 18, 2013 - 1:05pm
February 14, 2013
Book Review: Diary entries sum up tales of rich and famous
"October 27, 1940, Sunday -- Went to chapel all day as usual. Our big meeting next Sunday. Gwilym Rees will be preaching. "October 29, 1940,...
February 14, 2013 - 12:23pm
February 7, 2013
Book Reviews: Rehashing the infamous rabble-rousers
"Now that science has attained its youth and superstition is in its dotage, the trembling, palsied wreck says to the athlete: 'Let us be friends.'...
February 7, 2013 - 8:54am
February 5, 2013
Civil War exhibit offers glimpse of history
The River Falls Public Library's gallery held an opening reception Feb. 3 for its Civil War, which coincides with the reading of Michael Shaara's...
February 5, 2013 - 9:04am
February 1, 2013
Book Report: Going back keeps stories going
Sometimes an author doesn't realize he's got a good thing going and plunges on ahead when he might well have done better had he looked back. Popular...
February 1, 2013 - 8:44am
January 31, 2013
RFHS graduate chronicles her life of inspiration
Joanne "Kao" Beckman, 49, has recently written a book, "Groceries on a Saturday Morning: Confessions from Real Life Christianity." The daughter...
January 31, 2013 - 2:23pm
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