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River Falls Journal
Slow road to rural broadband continues
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Late-night Pokemon suspects; tea carrier; no horsing around; batman amuck
New county shop enters design phase
Police Beat: Good behavior a (pot) pipe dream?
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
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
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
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
Featured photo: Bald-faced squirrel
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
February 18, 2013
Days Gone By: Feb. 14, 2013
10 YEARS AGO, FEB. 13, 2003 In downtown business news, former UW all-American "Woody" Fangmeier opened Innate Chiropractic at 650 S. Main St.;...
February 18, 2013 - 8:09am
February 14, 2013
Artsminded: Tracing the roots of an iconic symbol
As you tackle that ruby red construction paper, making Valentine cards for the special loves in your life, you may not be aware that you are...
February 14, 2013 - 12:46pm
Book Review: Diary entries sum up tales of rich and famous
"October 27, 1940, Sunday -- Went to chapel all day as usual. Our big meeting next Sunday. Gwilym Rees will be preaching. "October 29, 1940,...
February 14, 2013 - 12:23pm
Woodworking: Journey from home: Often a second look makes it seem better
Some say that familiarity breeds contempt.
February 14, 2013 - 9:32am
February 9, 2013
Your Schools: Play, passion, and purpose; also, contemplating technology
Two weeks ago, I attended a Wisconsin School Boards Convention in Milwaukee. Several dedicated River Falls Board members took their personal,...
February 9, 2013 - 1:20pm
February 7, 2013
Woodworking: This last goodbye a reminder of many teachable and some very funny moments
One of the great things about funerals is that when you attend them, you find out all kinds of good stuff about the deceased that you never knew...
February 7, 2013 - 10:18am
February 2, 2013
Woodworking: Ignore the critics, it may be worth your precious time to try some rhyme
Poor David's Almanac tells me that on this date 57 years ago, Newsweek magazine ran an interview with poet Robert Frost. When the snappish New Englander was asked what he thought about "free" verse, the type of poetry that does not rhyme and has no discernible meter or rhythm, he...
February 2, 2013 - 2:02pm
February 1, 2013
Days Gone By: Jan. 31, 2013
10 YEARS AGO, FEB. 6, 2003 In local business news, John "Doc" Berggren passed his veterinary business at 1055 E. Cascade Ave., to Dick Jones-Witthuhn,...
February 1, 2013 - 2:16pm
Book Report: Going back keeps stories going
Sometimes an author doesn't realize he's got a good thing going and plunges on ahead when he might well have done better had he looked back. Popular...
February 1, 2013 - 8:44am
January 25, 2013
Wood Working: Movie, TV show remakes, ugh, with few exceptions, just nauseate me
Over the years I've fulminated about the media remaking famous and infamous movies and TV shows. My message has always been that the first one...
January 25, 2013 - 3:36pm
January 24, 2013
Days Gone By: Jan. 24, 2013
20 YEARS AGO, JAN. 28, 1993 A rain-ice storm hit the area last Wednesday afternoon bringing traffic to a stop, turning pavements into ice and...
January 24, 2013 - 3:12pm
January 23, 2013
Book Report: The rise and fall of empires
I met a traveler from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert...Near them, on the sand, Half sunk,...
January 23, 2013 - 2:49pm
January 17, 2013
Woodworking: Savoring from the wacko world of cookbooks
Our kitchen sports a rather large collection of cookbooks, featuring recipes from around the world. At last count we owned 17 Italian cookb...
January 17, 2013 - 12:57pm
Confessions and pointers of a luxury hotel employee
Heads up! We've got a book about heads this week, "Heads in Beds," by Jacob Tomsky (Doubleday, $25.95). But first a brief dissertation on what...
January 17, 2013 - 8:04am
January 12, 2013
Second Thoughts: Another Christmas past, but not forgotten
"Look what I have," said my niece, the tiny girl who had worn her hair in Cindy Lou Who pigtails for our family Christmas party. There nestled...
January 12, 2013 - 8:41am