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Approaching the bench
Huge EMS cast performs comedy at EHS Friday
Ex-con nabbed in 'Dells casino after 10-month flight
Federal judge sentences River Falls area man
UPDATE: River Falls man dead after rollover crash Tuesday night
crime and courts
Wildcat girls soccer to host Kickin’ Cancer game
Wild Side: Fire renews the prairie
Wild Side: Box elder trees are tough survivors
Earth Day/Found Art show at Foster Hall in Hammond
Students to Host Fundraiser for Fuel the Drive
Yum, charcoal chicken feed this Sunday
Grillmaster Holter to host national TV show
Weekend Happenings: April 24-26
arts and entertainment
NOTICE OF STORAGE SALE: 5/8/15 at 823 Benson St., River Falls
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/28/15 Special Board Meeting
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/28/15 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT/ CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/28/15 Special Joint Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/23/15 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
Jo Ann Moen Page, 89
Jeff Nelson, 54
George C. Hop, 102
Linaire Stene, 86
Arlene Marie Nelson, 81
Day's Gone By: Bucket Brigades
Days Gone By: Glen Park and a request from a reader
Days Gone By: History of River Falls, from the beginning
Days Gone By: The First Ordinances
Days Gone By: First Fire Department
Get Out! Deals
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