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River Falls Journal
Plant disease class offered
Progress? Minnesota lawmakers ponder restoring tax reciprocity
Area school districts present united front against Gov. Walker’s budget
Harsdorf votes with majority for ‘Right to Work’
Council candidates sound off in public forum
crime and courts
Fusion girls’ hockey sectional runner-up
Fusion skate to sectional final
Fusion win, Wildcats lose hockey playoff openers
Wild Side: Wild blank places on the map
Cedar Key: Where the farmers wear wet suits
Global-minded River Falls speaker to analyze China, cyberwarfare
‘Spock’: He lived long and prospered
Busting out: UWRF to expand dairy operations
Weekend Happenings, Feb.27 - March1
Parents, kids: Come join Dr. Seuss party at River Falls library
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids- Glen Park Bridge Rail Panels
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 3/2/15 Personnel Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3./16/15 Public Hearing re: Moody Rezone Request
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3./5/15 Ad Hoc Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/2/15 Town Board Meeting
LeRoy J. Nickel, 83
Lyle and LaVerne Zastrow
Sonja C. Johnson
Dylan J. Denk, 22
Annette Blanchette, 77
Days Gone By: 1975 Malmer Brothers Red & White Grocery Store
Featured syndicated column: Who will be Republican gubernatorial candidate in 2018?
Featured syndicated column: This is the time for political moves and countermoves
Featured letter: Ambulance coverage still as good as ever
Featured letter to the editor: What is happening to education in Wisconsin?
Get Out! Deals
September 24, 2010
Fall raptor release is Sept. 25 at Carpenter Nature Center
The fall raptor release at Carpenter Nature Center will be held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25. The program is presented in partnership with The Raptor Center of the University of Minnesota. Rehabilitated birds of prey will be released at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Visitors...
September 24, 2010 - 2:50pm
August 9, 2010
Men escape after truck, trailer slide into Mississippi River at boat launch in Hastings
For good friends Randy Johnson and Jim Hunt, Monday morning was supposed to be spent floating on the St. Croix River and catching walleyes. Instead,...
news / outdoors
August 9, 2010 - 1:06pm
September 17, 2009
Bill would expose child abuse by court-ordered care providers
Court-ordered care providers could no longer hide behind state confidentiality laws to abuse children, under a bill introduced Wednesday in Madison. Members of the Senate and Assembly children and families' committees wrote the bill as a group. They said it was spurred by public...
September 17, 2009 - 9:00am
August 14, 2009
Streets are closed for ammunition check
Friday afternoon River Falls police were sent to a house in the 200 block of West Division Street after an inquiry regarding the safety of old military ammunition found there. After investigating, officers found a potential safety threat existed for the neighborhood should the ammunition...
August 14, 2009 - 1:57pm
Area business man killed in Eden Prairie plane crash
A contractor working with Ratech Machine, Inc. in Osceola was one of two people who died in a plane crash Wednesday morning near Flying Cloud Airport in Eden Prairie, Minn. Wayne Monson, 53, who worked for the local company, was an experienced pilot who recently purchased a twin-engine...
August 14, 2009 - 9:06am
August 13, 2009
OSHA cites excavating firm after trench death in New Richmond
Federal safety officials have cited a northwest Wisconsin company after the death of a worker in April. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued five citations yesterday against A-1 Excavating in Bloomer. OSHA investigated after Eugene Hakes, 33, of Cadott was...
August 13, 2009 - 6:00am
August 12, 2009
"Drill Grill" will showcase marching band
The public is invited to the annual River Falls High School marching band's "Drill Grill" beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at the high school...
August 12, 2009 - 12:53pm
August 7, 2009
Local wrestlers compete in national championships
Eight River Falls High School wrestlers wrestled for Team Wisconsin at the ASICS/Vaughan National Wrestling Championships July 18-25 at the FargoDome in Fargo, N.D. The tournament featured both Greco-Roman and Freestyle competition for both Cadet (wrestlers born in 1993-94) and Junior...
August 7, 2009 - 10:43am
Local electric co-op sponsors students to Youth Leadership Congress
Local high school students were among more than 140 teens from Wisconsin who took part in the Youth Leadership Congress (YLC) at the UW-River Falls campus in July.
August 7, 2009 - 9:47am
Retired educator doesn't want 'Johnny' left behind
Along with many others persons of his former profession, retired teacher/principal/educational consultant Tony Pedriana of River Falls believes that from kindergarten through third grade children learn to read. And after those first four years, children read to learn. However, Pedriana...
August 7, 2009 - 9:37am
Outstanding science teacher named
Toni Velure, a science teacher at Meyer Middle School, was named the 2009 Geoffrey G. Eichholz Outstanding Science Teacher by the Health Physics Society. The award consists of a plaque and cash prize, and recognizes the work done by Velure in teaching nuclear science and technology....
August 7, 2009 - 9:35am
One city, one plan
City Administrator Scot Simpson presented the City Council at its July 28 meeting a work plan to participate in organizational goal setting. After starting his job in May, Simpson dug into learning about the city from departmental meetings, its comprehensive plan, the capital improvements...
August 7, 2009 - 1:30am
Now recruiting: River Falls wants you!
How should a city go about recruiting the roughly 80 members that collectively comprise its 13 boards, committees and commissions? The City Council started out discussing term limits, but at its last meeting, talked its way around to the need for a better system of staffing the...
news / politics
August 7, 2009 - 1:23am
August 6, 2009
Claflin Selected as NAAE Summer Intern
UW-River Falls senior Kellie Claflin, of Osseo, was selected as a 2009 summer communications intern for the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE). Primary responsibilities of the internship include writing award citations, news releases, presentation scripts and...
August 6, 2009 - 10:44am