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River Falls Journal
While landlocked, new River Falls/Ellsworth reporter finds new waters to chart
WinField business projects continue to meet with city approval
Sheriff's office: Initial attack report a hoax; no suspects being sought
Seized dogs from closed puppy mill can now be adopted
New county shop enters design phase
crime and courts
Legion state baseball tournament underway
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Even in retirement, ex-superintendent's wheels keep on turning
Fish all alone atop St. Croix Valley League
RFMU thanks customers with food, fun in the sun
Community Band to do free ‘Chill on the Hill’ gig
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
River Falls, beware: A new breed of hunters is fanning out
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 8/4/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/1/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/4/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
Eileen (Hamman) Scott
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Margaret Alice (Cooper) Fuhr
Janet Enloe, 54
Editorial: Following tragedies, memorials bring us together
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Featured editorial: No power to the people
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