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UW-River Falls corpse flower to bloom for the third time
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
New student enrollment at UW-River Falls highest in five years
crime and courts
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Northland Outdoors TV: Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
Gardeners to check out Future Farm
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Margaret Oleson, 87
Darold Dean Pechacek, 89
Marilyn T. Delander, 84
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
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