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Sex offender charged in River Falls assault
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
Police Beat: Store employees try to detain drunk driver
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 9/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting Agenda and Hearing
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 9/13/16 Special Budget Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: 9/7/16 Special Meeting (Closed Session)
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/6/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Patricia Anne Smith Neir, 65
Diane A. Olson, 73
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Margaret Oleson, 87
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
April 10, 2014
Keep your records safe, Shred Day set for April 19
With April designated as Community Banking Month, First National Banks of River Falls and Prescott will be hosting a Shred Day on Saturday, April...
April 10, 2014 - 1:34pm
April 9, 2014
Employees remain after buyout of River Falls plastics firm
Call it a friendly transaction. Local thermoplastics producer Interfacial Solutions was bought by 3D printing firm Stratasys, with dual headquarters...
April 9, 2014 - 4:58pm
March 19, 2014
Citywide ‘Denim with a Cause Day’ declared
A program at First American Bank in Hudson that has benefited numerous local organizations and charities is going citywide on Friday, March 28. Businesses...
March 19, 2014 - 2:37pm
March 7, 2014
On the Job: Michele Huppert
Greg Peters State Farm Agency office manager and agent, Michele Huppert received the State Farm “Team Member Hall of Fame Award” on Feb....
March 7, 2014 - 8:34am
March 1, 2014
What happens in Vegas...rolls over to River Falls
Gregg Bennett and Jeff Cernohous came up with the idea for the new company, Magma Flooring LLC, while in Las Vegas two years ago. “It’s...
March 1, 2014 - 8:00am
February 28, 2014
Editorial: Punishment should fit messes left behind
Earlier this month a town of Clifton letter writer to the Journal expressed dismay and disgust at having to step over a heap of puke to enter a downtown store. A postal carrier told her such sights are common. The store owner said not only vomit, but “urine and worse” is often...
February 28, 2014 - 8:51am
February 24, 2014
MOA coins donated to Restorative Justice
Many wishes added up to a wonderful gift to start the New Year at the St. Croix Valley Restorative Justice Program. SCVRJP, with offices in...
February 24, 2014 - 10:33am
Giving kids a smile
The Main Street Family Dental Team participated in its first “Give Kids a Smile” day on Friday, Feb 7. “Give Kids a Smile” is a national...
February 24, 2014 - 5:02am
February 20, 2014
On the Job: Mary-Alice Muraski
Mary-Alice Muraski has been named director at large on the Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys Board. She previously served...
February 20, 2014 - 4:20pm
On the Job: Julie Hove
Julie Hove has been named River Falls branch manager at Royal Credit Union, 1150 N. Main St. Hove will be responsible for the branch’s overall...
February 20, 2014 - 4:17pm
Magma Flooring opens in River Falls
Magma Flooring LLC held an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday, Feb. 19 at its new manufacturing facility in River Falls. Magma...
February 20, 2014 - 3:53pm
Former prominent store owner in River Falls dies
Richard (Dick) Fox, who for more than 40 years owned and operated Fox Ace Hardware on North Main Street, died on Feb. 18. Fox was 97. He...
February 20, 2014 - 10:09am
February 19, 2014
Storm anticipated; River Falls tax service canceled
NOTE: The free assistance preparing tax returns session for Thursday, Feb. 20, at WESTconsin Credit Union has been cancelled due to the snow coming in. The next session is Thursday, Feb. 27 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Westconsin Credit Union is at 1207 N Main St., River Falls.
February 19, 2014 - 4:35pm
February 14, 2014
New business in River Falls to host open house
Magma Flooring LLC, a privately held new company and a spinoff off Interfacial Solutions of River Falls, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony...
February 14, 2014 - 2:31pm
February 10, 2014
On the Job: Mary Hegre
Mary Hegre, long-time resident from River Falls, recently received two awards from Schneiderman’s Furniture at an awards ceremony. She received...
February 10, 2014 - 2:42pm