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Don’t do that! Disorderly suspect tries giving chocolate treat to kitty
Highway bridge now surfaced
Rep. Kind plans listening session in RF
Score! River Falls does on standardized tests
River Falls Police sergeant earns FBI training credentials
crime and courts
Brother and sister act
NCAA cites UW-RF for athletic violations
Wild Side: Tiny insects and changing climate threaten majestic hemlocks
You can join in the big river cleanup
Brownies change the world
Donation leads to green hair
UWRF hosts Ag Day April 22
How do you feed hungry firefighters? RFHS students know how
arts and entertainment
Eva M. Boese, 96
Dorothy H. DeLong, 91
Lorraine F. Roude, 92
Kenneth Knutson, 88
Bruce Bayer, 87
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/24/14 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/26/14 Spring Road Tour
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/24/14 Food Service Advisory Council Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/28/14 Special Meeting - Board Reorganization
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2014 Annual Spring Clean-up
Days Gone By:
Featured Letter: Let’s turn Lake George into a charming oasis
Featured Letter: After my overindulgence, I was left alone, abandoned
Letter: Donation left me speechless
Editorial: Without consensus, these big issues will require go-slow approach
April 10, 2009
Fire department honors its chief engineer
A 21-year veteran of both the fire department and ambulance service, Ed Nicholson, hadn't planned on attending the annual firefighters banquet....
April 10, 2009 - 1:10am
The idea began with a local family watching the news together, but a group of young friends took it and ran -- all the way to Fargo March 24-25...
April 10, 2009 - 1:03am
April 3, 2009
Data sought for high-speed Internet needs
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides about $7.2 billion to enhance the "deployment of broadband (high-speed Internet) technology to rural, un-served and under-served areas..." The Wisconsin Public Service Commission is asking the public to provide input via an online...
April 3, 2009 - 2:58pm
Hospital broadens cancer-care capacity
Many may not know it, but the River Falls Area Hospital sees and treats somewhere between 100-200 cancer patients. As recently as a year ago,...
April 3, 2009 - 2:49pm
Phillipps: Everyone pulled together: Part 2 in our series, 'Vintage Vantage'
Many people jump to compare America's current economic state to the Great Depression, roughly 1930-1940. Along with the money, banking, real estate and political experts, the Journal wondered if residents who lived through that era might share stories and ideas. How did they save...
April 3, 2009 - 10:53am
March 26, 2009
Piggies head to market
UW-River Falls holds its fourth annual show pig sale 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at the Mann Valley Lab Farm 2, 129 S. Glover Road....
March 26, 2009 - 9:24am
City conveys land to Habitat
The City Council voted 4-2 Tuesday night to OK a "conditional conveyance" of city-owned land to St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity. River Falls agreed to give SCVHFH title to a five-acre site along Apollo Road, an unpaved street bordered by Maple Street to the north, sewage-treatment...
March 26, 2009 - 9:16am
Back to reality in MTV
River Falls native Landon Lueck makes his fourth appearance 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, on the popular cable channel MTV as one of 26 contestants in the "The Duel II" challenge filmed near Queenstown, New Zealand. He traveled to the other side of the world, stayed sequestered in...
March 26, 2009 - 8:52am
March 20, 2009
Tutor, mentor come for lunch
Meyer Middle School Counselor Gary Campbell describes the tutor-mentor program as a "big help" to kids. "We used to have tutors coming in through...
education / news
March 20, 2009 - 1:33am
March 19, 2009
Jump into the game
The Relay for Life, Friday and Saturday, March 27-28, at the high school raises funds for the American Cancer Society and marks a couple of milestones....
news / life
March 19, 2009 - 8:38am
Now and then
Many people jump to compare America's current economic state to the Great Depression in the 1930s. Along with the money, banking, real estate and political experts, the Journal thought everyday people who lived through that era might share stories and ideas. How did they save money,...
March 19, 2009 - 7:58am
March 18, 2009
Tuesday's vote picks four council members
Last week's Journal introduced the seven people running for a seat on the River Falls City Council and included their perspectives on their qualifications, why they're running, what issues are important to the city and how River Falls should attract new business.
March 18, 2009 - 3:01pm
March 12, 2009
Corporate park addition on hold
The City Council said a collective "whoa" Tuesday night by delaying a decision whether to proceed with the second step -- preliminary engineering -- of developing the hilltop overlooking Whitetail Ridge Corporate Park. Council members agreed in January that the city needs more developable...
March 12, 2009 - 12:39pm
City's decree: Not so fast!
What started as an agreement gave way to official action as the City Council voted Tuesday to establish a hiring and replacement policy. The policy says the city won't fill any vacant or new positions without the council first approving the hire, including full-time, part-time and...
March 12, 2009 - 12:34pm
March 6, 2009
Weather siren tests begin sooner in '09
Governor Jim Doyle declared April 20-24 as Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin. River Falls usually tests its weather-warning sirens that week but will conduct the first test nearly a month before. Police Chief Roger Leque, who manages upkeep/testing of the city's...
March 6, 2009 - 9:11am