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CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2016-16 and 2016-17
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 11/8/16 Council Meeting Minutes
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 12/6/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 12/6/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 12/5/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
Jack Bostrack, 85
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Marilyn M. Goodrich, 84
Featured editorial: They keep at it, keep us going
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Real Estate Showcase
October 5, 2011
Letter: Look homeward when you shop
I was raised in a small town in Iowa. When I was little, there was a furniture store, a dress shop, a pharmacy, a flower shop, a couple of gift shops, a doctor's office and two grocery stores downtown. The people would drive into town to shop and everyone seemed to know everybody....
October 5, 2011 - 3:02pm
Town says residential pools don't need fences
Should Clifton town residents with swimming pools have to fence them in as a safety precaution? The Town Board said no, not necessary, at it's Oct. 4 regular meeting. The pool fencing topic has been discussed before and rejected. Town Board Supervisor Greg Eggers called the issue...
October 5, 2011 - 10:51am
October 4, 2011
Driver's young passenger seriously hurt in rural River Falls crash
A 48-year-old Hammond man's son was badly injured after the boy was thrown from a 2007 Ford Ranger pickup truck. The Hammond driver was going around a curve when he lost control. The truck went into a ditch and flipped several times. The rollover occurred at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct....
October 4, 2011 - 4:10pm
September 30, 2011
Letter: Serene country living gives way to shooters gone wild
The recent Journal article entitled, "Gun-shooting etiquette draws heavy barrage" was interesting, however, there were so many inaccuracies, misrepresentations and contextual omissions that there's not sufficient space in this letter to correct them all. But who cares?
September 30, 2011 - 10:58am
September 23, 2011
Letter: Her own words spell unreliability
I submitted a very short letter to the editor for last week's Journal, not realizing you would be printing a lengthy article ("Gun-shooting etiquette draws heavy barrage") concerning my subject. You demonstrated in that town of Clifton story that her own words and actions call into...
September 23, 2011 - 8:16am
September 8, 2011
Town resident takes aim at pervasive gunfire
Peggy Steffl came before the Clifton Town Board at this week's regular meeting and accused her neighbors of shooting their guns all the time, creating a racket that shattered the pleasant way of living in the country. "I've told them it's disturbing," Steffl said. "I never would...
September 8, 2011 - 1:20pm
August 25, 2011
Clifton Hollow champ
Blake Heiman of River Falls won the Clifton Hollow Golf Club Championship Saturday. His tournament win was highlighted by a 1-under-par round...
August 25, 2011 - 11:54am
August 22, 2011
What's new at your school?
With the 2011-12 school year fast approaching, students in River Falls are buying supplies to prepare. They aren't the only ones preparing. The...
August 22, 2011 - 9:48am
August 11, 2011
River Falls school referendum II: This time, multiple choice
At a special meeting last week, River Falls School Board members quickly concluded that with a few "tweaks" they could turn defeat into victory by holding a slightly revised referendum format in November. Last April, by a narrow margin (51.7%-48.3%), school district voters rejected...
August 11, 2011 - 10:02am
August 3, 2011
Town resident: Why no high-speed Internet or state news?
Clifton resident Stuart Henning can't believe it. He asked the Town Board at its regular meeting Aug.
August 3, 2011 - 2:34pm
July 15, 2011
Lovely tall grass, flowers need mowing
A Clifton couple, Paul Tiger and Kim Rogers, came to the July Clifton Town Board meeting to express dismay and bewilderment over their ditch being mowed where they had hand planted native prairie grasses and flowers. Tiger and Rogers, W12019 742nd Ave., said they had placed the...
July 15, 2011 - 9:15am
July 6, 2011
Clifton couple can't believe their beautiful grass, flowers had to be cut down
Paul Tiger and Kim Rogers, W12019 742 Ave. (Gateway Valley development) went before the Clifton Town Board Tuesday night, July 5, to complain that their hand-planted native prairie grasses and flowers in the ditch by their home had been mowed to the ground. Tiger and Rogers said...
July 6, 2011 - 1:16pm
May 12, 2011
Clifton: Man not giving up yet trying to obtain approval for stairway to river
Clifton town resident Peter Fox has tried for three years to come up with a plan for a stairway down to his dock on the St. Croix River that the county will approve for him to build. "The ongoing saga of, 'How do we get to our dock on the St. Croix River?'" Fox called his situation...
May 12, 2011 - 4:03pm
April 6, 2011
Letter: Let's think about the recall motives
A couple of weeks ago the Journal ran a picture of the on-street effort to collect signatures for the recall of Senator Sheila Harsdorf. The street-side recall kiosk was shown flying a flag. Unfortunately, it was not the United States flag. It was a facsimile of the United States...
April 6, 2011 - 4:08pm
March 18, 2011
Letter: Budget cuts will harm local education
In last week's Journal, I read with dismay a letter comparing the negotiation process of unionized industrial workers and that of the public workers. The author felt the public has a choice in whether they purchase a specific product but that taxpayers do not have a choice in purchasing...
March 18, 2011 - 8:48am