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November 14, 2013
A year in River Falls is just one of many travels ahead for RFHS exchange student Aranzazu Rodriguez. The senior hails from Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, Mexico. She is staying with Troy and Tonja Lesmeister. (River Falls Journal photo by Gretta Stark)
Exchange student makes travel her mission
November 14, 2013 - 10:24am
November 12, 2013
Meyer Middle School held its fifth annual Veterans Day presentation this year, featuring the American Legion Honor Guard, the middle school band and choir, student speeches and a keynote speaker.
River Falls honors Veterans Day
November 12, 2013 - 9:18am
November 7, 2013
The Our Neighbors Place overnight homeless shelter has four units that are fully furnished. This one comes with a bunk bed that Katie Morsch, 31, stands next to. Morsch was hired as Our Neighbors Place director earlier this year. (River Falls Journal photos by Phil Pfuehler.)
Homeless shelter: Making a statement about repaying city loan
November 7, 2013 - 3:44pm
Emily Gjerde sits on top of the mattresses used in the play “Once Upon a Mattress” at the Community Business Expo. She plays the lead, Princess Winifred, in the RFHS and Community Theater production. The play runs Nov. 15-17, 22 and 23. Gjerde said her experience with MTV MADE has helped her learn to be a leading lady.
MTV ‘MADE’ this tomboy into leading lady
November 7, 2013 - 2:50pm
November 1, 2013
Children help Glinda and Agent Egg trade foot-warming booties to some trolls with chilly feet. In exchange the kids collected two "dragon eggs" as a part of the library's annual Halloween event, this year called " “The Labyrinth of Not-So-Terrible Terror."
From left are Gnomes Jack Haskins and Evan Rank, Kaia Warner as Glinda, 9-year-old Johnathan Hartwig, 8-year-old Jadyn Hartwig, 8-year-old Savannah Stern and guide Logan Toftness.
Kids have a 'scary' good time at library Halloween event
November 1, 2013 - 11:16am
October 31, 2013
Patrol Officer Kevin Moore stands next to one of the police department's SUV's. Moore said he likes to drive the SUV squads when he can, because they handle so well.
‘It’s like a rollercoaster ride’: For cops, even a quiet night can be unpredictable
October 31, 2013 - 11:01am
October 30, 2013
River Falls Ambulance and Fire and the St. Croix County Sheriff's Department were called to a crash on County Road JJ just before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29.
Three women in car roll over in Kinnickinnic
October 30, 2013 - 2:46pm
October 24, 2013
New Paulson Road speed limit in effect
October 24, 2013 - 4:46pm
October 23, 2013
RF firefighters deal with night fire
October 23, 2013 - 2:01pm
With candy and games for kids, a bounce house and Halloween costumes, the expo features activities for kids as well as adults. (Submitted photo)
Chamber expo to ‘haunt’ RFHS
October 23, 2013 - 12:06pm
October 21, 2013
The River Falls Marching Wildcats won their seventh consecutive state title Saturday, returning Sunday in school buses and several other vehicles escorted by the River Falls police and fire departments. After their return, members of the band posed for a photo in the RFHS parking lot.
Marching Wildcats take first at state competition
October 21, 2013 - 8:57am
October 18, 2013
"Pluggie" the robotic fire hydrant will soon start his last year with the fire department's fire safety education program. Pluggie will be retired after this year. The department is hoping to replace him with "Freddie the Firetruck."
'Pluggie' to stop, drop and roll into retirement
October 18, 2013 - 4:35pm
Bobby Peterson and Brynne McBride of ABC (Advocacy and Benefits Counseling) for Health, Inc. gave a presentation on Affordable Care Act changes at the library Thursday, Oct. 10. They spoke to representatives local organizations hoping to help people who need help with the Health Care Marketplace, BadgerCare and other Affordable Care Act changes.
Organizations, individuals prepare for ACA
October 18, 2013 - 4:08pm
October 14, 2013
UWRF's annual Homecomiung parade was Saturday, Oct. 12, prior to the Homecoming football game against UW-Platteville.
RF residents, students flock to Homecoming parade
October 14, 2013 - 10:55am
October 9, 2013
City speeds up Paulson Road travel
October 9, 2013 - 8:38am