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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
FFA president, River Falls High School student goes on to national tractor competition
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
Shrine hosts university football team before big game
crime and courts
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC.: 9/28/16 Meeting Notice
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/5/16 Public Hearing - Paige Olson variance request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/5/16 Public Hearing - Randy Cudd variance request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/4/16 Public Hearing - Verizon Tower Permit request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Agenda
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Brenda P. Hindman, 56
Anna D. Husfloen, 101
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
September 20, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Boy, 13, killed in western Wis. go-cart accident; barge blamed for Eau Claire sewage leak; 10 more state news stories
CANTON -- A 13-year-old boy was killed in a weekend accident after driving his go-cart onto a rural highway in Buffalo County. Sheriff's officials say the boy was struck by a pickup truck Saturday afternoon on county Highway B in the town of Canton. The pickup was driven by a 16-year-old...
September 20, 2016 - 2:30pm
September 13, 2016
One for the money
DeAn Krey, retired UW-River Falls professor and a regular contributor to the local chapter of the American Association of University Women's...
September 13, 2016 - 5:13pm
September 12, 2016
UW-River Falls to offer Entrepreneurial Training Program
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-River Falls will be offering an Entrepreneurial Training Program beginning Oct. 12 to prepare potential entrepreneurs to start their own business and owners of existing businesses to improve or grow their business. The ten-week program...
September 12, 2016 - 11:48am
September 5, 2016
UWRF seeks career fair exhibitors
RIVER FALLS -- The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is seeking employer involvement for the Fall Career Fair to be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12 in the University Center on campus. The Career Fair gives students the opportunity to meet and network with potential employers....
September 5, 2016 - 12:05pm
Wisconsin roundup: Mondovi police looking for damaged SUV which totaled 3 vehicles; Sun Prairie man dies in domestic incident; and 10 more state news stories
MONDOVI -- Mondovi police are pretty confident they will find the late-model Jeep Grand Cherokee they're looking for. It should have a lot of damage to its front end. They want to talk to the driver who totaled three parked vehicles at about 1 a.m. Sunday, then drove away from the...
News/crime and courts
September 5, 2016 - 10:17am
September 1, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Poll: Almost two-thirds favor immigrant path to citizenship; Harley Davidson plans 200 layoffs; and 11 more state news stories
MILWAUKEE -- A new poll shows that almost two thirds of Wisconsin's registered voters want illegal immigrants to stay and get a path to citizenship. Sixty-two percent in the Marquette Law School poll favor letting undocumented immigrants who are now in the U.S. eventually be citizens....
September 1, 2016 - 9:24am
August 30, 2016
Wisconsin roundup: Lawsuit filed in death that sparked Tomah VA controversy; alleged Dells freeway murderer pleads insanity to reduced charges; and 10 more state news stories
MADISON -- A wrongful death suit has been filed by the family of Jason Simcakoski, the Marine whose death sparked the controversy about the presrcibing of pain medications at the Tomah VA Medical Center. The lawsuit says the Veterans Administration accepted responsibility for "action...
News/crime and courts
August 30, 2016 - 11:09am
August 28, 2016
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
EAU CLAIRE -- Two new members of the Chippewa Valley Technical College Board of Trustees come from the western side of the CVTC district. Paul...
August 28, 2016 - 3:00pm
August 18, 2016
Chamber members gather for breakfast, business talk
Members of the River Falls Chamber of Commerce gathered Thursday morning, Aug. 18, for a chamber "Business Breakfast." Sponsored by Work River...
August 18, 2016 - 4:39pm
August 5, 2016
New West Wind owner will continue ‘Pechacek legacy’
The West Wind Supper Club is changing hands after 35 years under Pechacek family ownership. But it’s a familiar hand. With owner Kevin Pechacek...
August 5, 2016 - 5:00am
July 30, 2016
Stifter movin' on: Goodbye university, hello City Hall
The end of an era has come for the facilities planning and management department at UW-River with the parting of Michael Stifter as director....
July 30, 2016 - 5:00am
July 27, 2016
WinField business projects continue to meet with city approval
The River Falls City Council is moving forward with plans to bring WinField Solutions to River Falls. Tuesday night, July 26, the council approved two development agreements with WinField, a subsidiary of Land O’Lakes, for a 50,000 square foot facility in Sterling Ponds Corporate...
July 27, 2016 - 4:49pm
July 21, 2016
Here's where you can turn for business advice
UW-River Falls Small Business Development Center offers no-cost consulting services for entrepreneurs and established small businesses in Polk,...
July 21, 2016 - 1:04pm
July 18, 2016
School collection drive to be held in River Falls
WESTconsin Credit Union is again collecting school supplies and monetary donations for families in need from July 25 to Aug. 6. Donations made at the River Falls branch office, 1207 N. Main St., will be delivered to River Falls area students for distribution. All items will be accepted...
July 18, 2016 - 12:45pm
July 8, 2016
New store has grand opening just in time for River Falls Days
Kristen Garza has been using her more than 15 years of interior design experience as she puts together her new store 22 & Company -- set...
July 8, 2016 - 3:49pm