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Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Ginseng drama; police impersonator; barrel fire sets off fireworks
Police Beat: 'You were young once before, right?'
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
Roadrunners: Count on it, they will be back
DMV: If you don’t have an ID to vote, start the process now
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
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
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
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
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
June 7, 2013
Artsminded: Saying goodbye and wishing you well
Let us first say goodbye to two professional women who have wonderfully served the arts in the River Falls area for several years. Jera Terreng...
June 7, 2013 - 10:25am
A lifetime of learning has taught me this...
My final work days in our district are quickly passing, and by the end of June, my "going to school ever since I was five years old" will come...
June 7, 2013 - 10:19am
Reporting road starts, ends in River Falls
The adage "time flies when you're having fun" rings true for me as I wrap up eight years of reporting in River Falls. A happy kind of job-location...
June 7, 2013 - 9:16am
Wood Working: From religion to grub, zealots seize control
When I was a kid the old timers used to call me "Deacon" because my great grandfather and namesake was a very serious pillar of the church. One who was not always successful in his efforts to evangelize sinners.
June 7, 2013 - 9:11am
May 23, 2013
Days Gone By
10 YEARS AGO, MAY 22, 2003 Glen Park pool was set to open Memorial Day weekend, announced Parks and Rec Director Cindy Danke. She said a new...
May 23, 2013 - 8:08am
May 17, 2013
Your Schools: Finances: The 411 on the 1,2,3s
As the director of finance and facilities at the School District of River Falls, I wanted to take some time to share facts and insights into...
May 17, 2013 - 9:26am
May 16, 2013
Book Report: The choice is yours: Lovely poems, exploding tourism
University of Iowa Press has just re-issued a book of poetry by Philip Levine, winner both the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the National Book...
May 16, 2013 - 4:36pm
Wood Working: Fate of the world a matter of territorial perspective
The Atlantic Monthly is now 156 years old and still hanging in there. Little wonder. It's still a fine magazine and usually comes up with enough...
May 16, 2013 - 4:07pm
May 2, 2013
Days Gone By: May 2, 2013
20 YEARS AGO, MAY 6, 1993 River Falls Hospital's Sharon Whalen and Cheryl Passe were named chairs of the annual River Falls Days celebratio...
May 2, 2013 - 1:47pm
Woodworking: Readers: Don't pass up this book of letters
Call me a fuddy-duddy, but I'm concerned about all the tweeting and blogging and electronic means of communication that goes on these days. It's...
May 2, 2013 - 1:09pm
April 25, 2013
Woodworking: Immigration pundits: Learn from Grandma Elsie Moren
Serendipity -- The making of pleasant discoveries by accident. --Oxford Dictionary I ran into serendipity the other morning after listening...
April 25, 2013 - 1:33pm
April 22, 2013
Your Schools: Insights into people half way around the world
As I wrote about last month, spring break this year found me flying United Airlines for 14 hours to Shanghai, China, as a member of a week-long...
April 22, 2013 - 1:53pm
April 11, 2013
Wood Working: Writer's short stature powered a biting wit that spared no one
Forty-seven years ago today, British author Evelyn Waugh died at his home in Combe Florey, Somerset. The photographer Cecil Beaton surmised that...
April 11, 2013 - 2:33pm
Book Report: Another word on former presidents; waxing poetic on the death of a fly
Three American presidents lead off this week's roster of books: Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. You could fill libraries...
April 11, 2013 - 1:53pm
April 4, 2013
Book Report: A new Scandinavian thriller takes the stage
I'm way behind in my coverage of the Scandinavian thriller surge in world publishing, not having even read a Stieg Larsson thriller, so I'll...
April 4, 2013 - 4:28pm