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River Falls Journal
Getting in the swing, keeping it local
New Richmond teen will see juvenile, criminal consequences
Nation’s high court hears St. Croix County case
Wisconsin roundup: New figures, new debate about school voucher program; state justices refuse to reveal votes in tied case; 8 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Bill calls for automatic prison in OWI fatalities; vets in line for entrepreneurship aid; 7 more state news stories
crime and courts
Honors pile up for Herink
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
People asked to rally with Relay
Sixth annual Mr. RFHS: Come for the fun
River Falls Public Library hosts first ever spelling bee
City talks river ecology at second Tech Talk
Friday's St. Paddy's Day should be lively
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/11/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinances
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-02 through 2017-08
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Grace L. Nelson, 85
Lorin 'Beaner' Frey, 81
Judith L. "Judi" Helmer, 52
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
FEATURED LETTER: Support our paper!
Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Real Estate Showcase
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
June 30, 2016
Holiday driving to be construction-free; $21M in business tax breaks handed out to 11 people; cheese heist reported -- again; eight more state news stories
MADISON -- Most of the major highway projects in Wisconsin are being put on hold at noon Thursday for the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says peak travel times are expected to be from noon to 8 p.m. both Friday and Monday. DOT officials...
June 30, 2016 - 11:39am
June 27, 2016
Back with room to spare: Online software firm calls River Falls home
Privately held Aladtec, Inc. recently moved from Hudson to 387 Arrow Court Suite 101 in River Falls – right next to the Arrow Building Center...
June 27, 2016 - 9:14am
June 17, 2016
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
Forum Communications Co., or FCC, announced today it is entering into an agreement to purchase the publications and a carrier delivery company owned by Helmer Printing. The deal is scheduled to close Monday, June 27. Helmer Printing is a third-generation, family-owned company based...
June 17, 2016 - 12:02pm
June 14, 2016
Chamber of Commerce welcomes two additions
The River Falls Chamber of Commerce held two ribbon cutting cermonies recently. One was for the opening of a new photography studio, Brooke Ringhdahl...
June 14, 2016 - 5:13pm
June 12, 2016
Matheson of Catalyst Receives UW-RF Honor
At the Annual Spring Awards Reception and Program of the University of River Falls (UWRF) held at the Riverview Ballroom in River Falls, Wisconsin,...
June 12, 2016 - 6:00am
June 9, 2016
Traynor retires, passed State Farm baton
State Farm customers and Main Street passersby may notice a change in one of the local State Farm Agencies, 224 S. Main St. Instead of saying...
June 9, 2016 - 11:34am
May 29, 2016
Her Main Street studio is a childhood dream come true
Most 8-year-olds can tell you what they want to be when they grow up. Most people change their mind at some point between age 8 and adulthood....
May 29, 2016 - 6:00am