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January 13, 2014
River Falls Girl Scout Junior troop 55180 ran a Girl Scout Powder Puff Derby recently in River Falls. The winners (shown) are:  (front, from left) Savannah Blair, Sage Hanson and Grace Bonke; (middle, from left) Lindsay Andrea, Evy Johnson, Rachel Winter, Makenna Rowekamp,  Kalli Hastings, Caitlyn Sparbel;  (back, from left) Samantha Lewandowski, Olivia Blair, Taylor Kasten, Jada Saxton and Piper Dutton.
River Falls Girl Scouts host Powder Puff Derby
January 13, 2014 - 4:45pm
December 26, 2013
City elections update: Richards and Toland on April ballot
December 26, 2013 - 8:51am
December 4, 2013
Kris Tjornehoj
These upcoming local concerts create holly, jolly offerings
December 4, 2013 - 4:52pm
Kris Tjornehoj
These upcoming local concerts create holly, jolly offerings
December 4, 2013 - 4:51pm
November 29, 2013
Renan Santanna, is shown with members of his host family. From left are Ellen Patrick, Tina Patrick and Santanna. Other members of the Patrick family (not shown) include Tina’s husband Tom Patrick, and Ellen’s older siblings Dan and Lucie Patrick, both college students. (Submitted photo)
Exchange student gets taste of American tradition
November 29, 2013 - 8:52am
November 27, 2013
Mavericks Corner Saloon, formerly The Corner Saloon, 126 and 128 N. Main St., got its new name from new owners Mike and Becky Kappers’ son. They closed on the purchase last Wednesday. (River Falls Journal photo by Gretta Stark)
Downtown RF bar gets new name, owners
November 27, 2013 - 4:47pm
River Falls dentist David Page holds up a gun of the same type that Lee Harvey Oswald used to shoot President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago. . Page, a Kennedy enthusiast and amateur ballistician, explained some of his experiments with the gun during a presentation given last Wednesday at the public library. Page also shared the conclusions he reached about the shots fired at Kennedy. Shown behind Page is local barber Larry Bystrom. (River Falls Journal photos by Gretta Stark)
JFK whodunit theories dissected by trio
November 27, 2013 - 9:11am
November 26, 2013
The River Falls Fire Department, River Falls EMS and River Falls police responded to a 911 call for a house fire at 538 N. Pearl St. Monday afternoon, Nov. 25.
Exploding paint cans alert homeowners to house fire in River Falls
November 26, 2013 - 8:38am
November 22, 2013
Restaurant owner Jo-Jo Shabani and his wife Ida Shabani stand outside River Falls Family Restaurant, 702 N Main St. The restaurant will give away a free, traditional Thanksgiving meal to all comers Thursday, Nov. 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (River Falls Journal photo by Gretta Stark)
Restaurant owner says thanks by giving back
November 22, 2013 - 3:52pm
Restaurant owner Jo-Jo Shabani and his wife Ida Shabani stand outside River Falls Family Restaurant, 702 N Main St. The restaurant will give away a free, traditional Thanksgiving meal to all comers Thursday, Nov. 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (River Falls Journal photo by Gretta Stark)
Restaurant owner says thanks by giving back
November 22, 2013 - 3:52pm
Larry Bystrom's sister Deb Lucero (nee Bystrom) examines some of the JFM artifacts collected by her brother, Ed Vlack and
Library patrons learn about JFK intrigue
November 22, 2013 - 9:55am
November 21, 2013
Grow to Share to give out final shares of the season
November 21, 2013 - 10:56am
November 15, 2013
Qianwen Zhu (Sarah) encourages second grader Amelia Smith in Jayne Hoffman’s class at Westside Elementary with enunciating her first name in Chinese. The visiting Chinese students are taking 16 credits of classes per semester at UW-River Falls. A two-credit UWRF practicum includes teaching in classrooms at Westside, Greenwood, Rocky Branch and the Montessori.
River Falls meets China in school/cultural exchange
November 15, 2013 - 9:34am
November 14, 2013
Utility workers started putting up the Holiday decorations Tuesday. Nov. 12. Utility Director Kevin Westhuis said it will take them about a week to finish decorating Main Street. Public Works employees are decorating Veterans Park.
Holiday lights go up in River Falls
November 14, 2013 - 4:28pm
Shown  is Woody Davidson, King Sextimus, doing a charade as a stork
‘Once Upon a Mattress’ opens this Friday
November 14, 2013 - 10:32am
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