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UPDATE: Fatal afternoon crash closes Hwy. 35 north of River Falls
River Falls students work and bond; their efforts help rescue does
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
Sex-related resignations affect St. Croix law enforcement
River Falls clinic No. 2 on the way
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Cyclist balance camaraderie, competition while participating in a non-traditional sport
Wildcat volleyball claims BRC title outright
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Wildcats top Huskies for homecoming win
Featured photo: Powerwashing
Church in River Falls to host Fall Festival
College drama in River Falls features “Horrors”
RF runs with the cops
Paramedic Cira volunteers in Greece aiding Syrian refugees
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: 11/3/16 Plan Commission Meeting
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 11/3/16 Budget Hearing and Town Board Meetings
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/25/16 Council Meeting Agenda
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 2016 Board of Review and Open Book
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Minutes
Allyce R. "Lisa" Southerton, 56
Hilda A. Stoetzel, 93
JoAnn E. Ronningen, 88
E. Jeanne Nelson, 79
Kay Thom, 77
Featured Column: Big “T” is for Teacher; little “t” is for technology
Featured guest column: We get by with a little help from our hometown heroes
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
Real Estate Showcase
April 8, 2016
Get your lawn mower tuned up at UW-River Falls
The UWRF Ag Industries Club (formerly Ag Mech Club) is offering its annual lawn mower tuneup and snowblower summerization through Friday, April...
April 8, 2016 - 10:42am
Real estate 'fluke' led to 30-plus years on the job
Dalene Crandall of River Falls has been a fixture in the local real estate business for decades. But she’s hanging up the jacket and kicking...
April 8, 2016 - 6:00am
April 4, 2016
County second in insurance coverage
A new study has found that St. Croix County residents' overall personal insurance coverage is the second-highest in Wisconsin. The study, by the New York-based research firm SmartAsset, compared each county's 2015 auto, health and life insurance coverage rates, from which an "Overall...
April 4, 2016 - 11:31am
Labor panel accuses Menards of mistreating employees; state homeowners cash in on unclaimed Powerball; officer-involved shooting in Eau Claire County; 10 more state news stories
EAU CLAIRE -- The National Labor Relations Board accuses the Wisconsin-based home improvement chain Menards of mistreating its employees. There are 44 Menards stores in Wisconsin. The complaint accuses Menards of withholding merit pay raises for workers engaged in protected activities...
April 4, 2016 - 9:19am
April 3, 2016
Zoning request seeks to allow mining in Troy
Mining would be allowed in the town of Troy’s agricultural district on Glover Road under a proposal headed to planning commissioners next week. The town of Troy Plan Commission will hear a River Falls building contractor’s request Thursday, April 7, to permanently amend zoning...
April 3, 2016 - 9:50am
March 23, 2016
WITC business students win awards
Chunnara Chhay and Tony Lange joined eight other Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-New Richmond students who traveled to Cleveland, Wis.,...
March 23, 2016 - 11:12am
March 17, 2016
Area jobless rates are up slightly
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary January unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties – St. Croix’s was 5%, up from 4.6% a year ago, and Pierce’s was 5.4%, up from 4.7% a year ago. St. Croix jobless rate for December was 3.9%...
March 17, 2016 - 4:15pm
March 12, 2016
School team opens kids’ eyes to practical matters of the scientific world
On the afternoon of March 3, a crowd of kids and parents gathered on the St. Bridget Catholic School playground to watch a student launch two...
March 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
March 8, 2016
EDC banquet honors business award winners
The St. Croix Economic Development Corporation honored its 2015 business of the year winners at a banquet Thursday, Feb. 25 at Kilkarney Hills...
March 8, 2016 - 1:36pm
February 26, 2016
Gentz: Throwback to the old-fashioned art of barbering
Antonio Small grew up in a Madison-area neighborhood. Like most neighborhoods back then, it had a barbershop. “It was a place where we met...
February 26, 2016 - 9:55am
February 23, 2016
Senate to decide fate of 160 Assembly bills; Obamacare boosting profits for some hospitals; 15 more news briefs from around Wisconsin
MADISON -- Wisconsin Senate leaders will soon decide which bills to consider during its final meeting in mid-March. And with a smaller-than-expected surplus, a spokeswoman for Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said anything that costs money will get more fiscal scrutiny. Among other...
February 23, 2016 - 9:24am
February 22, 2016
Weekend accidents claim 3 lives near Portage, Chippewa Falls teen near Poplar; Walker bodyguards collect $577,000 in disputed OT pay; 15 more news briefs from around Wisconsin
PORTAGE -- Three people died after their car overturned near Portage. The accident happened around 9 p.m. Sunday, three miles south of Portage on Columbia County road P in the town of Pacific. Sheriff's deputies said all four victims were trapped in the auto. The 18-year-old female...
February 22, 2016 - 9:37am
February 18, 2016
Watchdog group concerned about money in court race; Latino 'milkers' converge on Capitol for rally today; 12 more news stories from across Wisconsin
WASHINGTON D.C. -- A Washington-based watchdog group is raising red flags over the money that could be funneled into the Wisconsin Supreme Court race. The group "Justice at Stake" said the three candidates in Tuesday's primary raised a combined $1 -million and total spending on TV...
February 18, 2016 - 9:25am
February 17, 2016
Bradley, Kloppenburg win Supreme Court primary; flury of bills passed as Senate winds down; 12 more stories from across Wisconsin
State Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley will face JoAnne Kloppenburg in the April 5 general election. Both won Tuesday's primary, as Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Joe Donald was eliminated with 16 percent of almost 250,000 votes cast. Bradley, who was appointed to the post...
February 17, 2016 - 8:40am
February 16, 2016
Walker orders agencies to abandon climate-change studies; 'Point cops make major heroin bust; 9 more Wisconsin news stories
MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker has ordered state agencies to stop working on ways to cut power plant emissions, in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling which halted the requirement. Walker issued an executive order Monday halting work on the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal...
February 16, 2016 - 9:08am