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River Falls Journal
Drivers, if you see orange cones, put down the phones
Roadrunners: Count on it, they will be back
DMV: If you don’t have an ID to vote, start the process now
Wisconsin roundup: Despite more crashes, few seek return to 65 on interstate; Dunn county fatal investigated; eight more state news stories
One more time: Sirens to blare
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
Featured photo: Hummingbird
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
Mildred Turner, 88
Marjorie J. LaDuke, 82,
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
August 9, 2012
Book Report: Big heart for a big 'horse' of a guy
I was in high school when Heisman Trophy winner Alan Ameche was making big news on Big Ten gridirons. The University of Wisconsin sent films...
August 9, 2012 - 2:40pm
June 21, 2012
Woodworking: It's just possible to not only cook it right, but also cook to perfection
It's barbecuing time in Badgerland, and I've recently had luck with recipes from various sources that I'll share with you. One of the most difficult...
June 21, 2012 - 8:56am
June 7, 2012
Woodworking: We're a wise, elderly group that sips coffee while analyzing public relations and the omens of melancholia
Our morning coffee group, once called the Sages, waxes and wanes with the seasons. We waned when our most prestigious member, the former Chancellor,...
June 7, 2012 - 9:17am
May 31, 2012
Book Report: Lyrical words tell the tale
Gary Boelhower, a St. Scholastica theology professor, writes on a variety of topics, his first wife, his daughter's wedding, his gayness, his...
May 31, 2012 - 2:01pm
May 11, 2012
Woodworking: Pass the sausage: They sure fit in better than anyone could have imagined
When the Amish people began moving into the Whitehall area half a century ago, I often wondered how they would adjust to a neighborhood full...
May 11, 2012 - 3:16pm
March 15, 2012
Woodworking: Gone but not forgotten; the memory lives on
A Journal reader named Art Dolan phoned the other day and had a message for all of us, said I should remind other Journal readers, too, so here...
March 15, 2012 - 9:14am
February 1, 2012
Letter: Read Dave Wood: Be charmed and learn something
When I get the Journal this is usually the order in which I read it: First the front page articles, then the opinion page, followed by the articles by Dave Wood. The rest of the paper follows. The writing by Mr. Wood draws one in with intrigue and curiosity. I never miss his stories...
February 1, 2012 - 3:46pm
October 20, 2011
Part III: Travels in the Baltic: Memorable voyage abroad makes it hard to bid 'sudie'
After almost two weeks in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia and after hearing of the atrocities wreaked on them by their neighbor Germany, I must...
October 20, 2011 - 8:26am
August 26, 2011
Wood Working: Were we, opera lovers, divinely drenched while U-2 fans took sprinkles?
"God works in mysterious ways his wonders to perform," or something like that. God nailed me last month when Beautiful Wife and I made our way...
August 26, 2011 - 8:48am
August 12, 2011
Book Report: Young adult novels good for a change
In 2003, I had the privilege to speak at a very fine writers' conference in Eau Claire. Writers from all over spoke, or listened, to other writers...
August 12, 2011 - 8:11am
August 4, 2011
Wood Working: Never judge a 'ditch' by another's perspective
In 1946, my uncle Leonard Johnson and aunt Doree celebrated his return from earning two purple hearts in France and Germany by purchasing a shiny...
August 4, 2011 - 12:07pm
June 29, 2011
Book Report: This week there's a moonshine mess, a terrier's tale
Up in Stearns County they still talk about a moonshine operation called, I believe, "Minnesota 101," which made hooch so good that it continued...
June 29, 2011 - 3:36pm
March 24, 2011
Woodworking: Sixty years ago, we played our own version of American Bandstand
Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent is an opportunity for little dance bands in western Wisconsin. I thought about those little dance bands when I read in my hometown paper that Ove Junior Bergerson, 85, had died at the Pigeon Falls nursing home. Sixty years ago, my pals and I...
March 24, 2011 - 10:06am
March 11, 2011
Book Report: A life at sea's the life for me -- but maybe not
My grandmother used to amuse me telling stories about her father who left the farm in Sweden to become a merchant seaman, and eventually learned seven languages. Life was not easy for a farm boy at sea, my grandmother said.
March 11, 2011 - 10:51am
March 3, 2011
Book Report: Author's work serves as Holocaust reminder
Forty years ago, my wife and I and toured the concentration camp at Dachau, just outside Augsburg, Germany. It was a very antiseptic experience....
March 3, 2011 - 2:03pm