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River Falls Journal
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
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
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
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
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
Evelyn "Evie Jo" Sumner, 86
Betty G. Schaar, 70
Margaret Oleson, 87
Darold Dean Pechacek, 89
Marilyn T. Delander, 84
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
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
Real Estate Showcase
April 20, 2009
Arctic explorer Bancroft delivers keynote address
Global explorer and St. Croix Valley resident Ann Bancroft delivered the keynote address at Friday's opening session of a three-day Rotary District...
April 20, 2009 - 9:59am
April 2, 2009
SCHOOL DISTRICT OF RIVER FALLS: REQUEST FOR BIDS & REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The School District of River Falls is accepting bids & RFPs for: Plow Truck, Fire Alarm Installation, Elevator Modernization, Carpet/Tile Replacement, Lighting Fixtures & Installation, Shed Materials. Detail specifications and Bid/RFP submission information can be obtained by contacting...
April 2, 2009 - 1:30am
March 23, 2009
Update: She's back in the race, but won't be at candidates forum
Karen Swenson notified the Journal Monday that she's reconsidered her decision Friday to drop out of the April 7 school board election. However, Swenson said that because of an "unexpected work situation," she won't be able to attend tonight's (Monday's) candidate forum at the high...
March 23, 2009 - 9:30am
March 20, 2009
Another school candidate bows out
There must be something about running for school board that causes various candidates to have second thoughts. This time it's Karen Swenson, who appeared at the district's central office Friday morning to say she was no longer a candidate. Without Swenson, there are five remaining...
March 20, 2009 - 12:45pm
March 18, 2009
School budget cuts approved
Monday night the school board made the $381,000 budget reduction package for 2009-10 official. It passed without changes or dissent, though two board members were absent. The cuts plus more than $300,000 tapped from the district's reserve fund should cover a projected $680,000 deficit...
March 18, 2009 - 4:37pm
March 12, 2009
ST. CROIX COUNTY: PUBLIC HEARING 3/16/09
ST. CROIX COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REVISED ST. CROIX COUNTY SUPERVISORY DISTRICT PLAN The St. Croix County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 16, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. in the County Board Room of the St. Croix County Government Center, 1101 Carmichael...
March 12, 2009 - 1:41am
March 6, 2009
School budget cuts: Reality poised to sink in
Preparing for harder times next year, school administrators -- building by building -- have stitched together $380,898 in cuts that would lay off seven or eight employees and eliminate or gradually drop a number of classes. Among the cuts: Phasing out German and dropping that foreign...
March 6, 2009 - 8:40am
February 12, 2009
SCHOOL DISTRICT OF RIVER FALLS: REQUEST FOR FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT CONTRACT BIDS
The School District of River Falls is seeking Request For Proposals for Management of the District Food Service program. RFP information is available by contacting Chad Smurawa at (715) 425-1800. RFP's are due 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 16, 2009, at the School Administrative Office,...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
District gets report-card feedback
Why would more than 80 people spend their Saturday -- a 45-degree day, warmest in three months -- cooped up inside the high school library? They...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 20, 2009
School district looks at future budget cuts
Hard times are affecting jobs, homes, businesses and government. Also schools. The River Falls School District is bracing for a projected deficit in its next budget for the 2009-10 school year. It was revealed during a presentation Jan.
January 20, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
SCHOOL DISTRICT OF RIVER FALLS: 1/19/09 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
Monday, January 19, 2009 River Falls High School Media Center, 818 Cemetery Road 1. CALL TO ORDER - 7:00 PM 2. MANNER OF PUBLIC NOTIFICATION OF MEETING 3. PUBLIC COMMENT: A. Acknowledgement/ Recognition B. Hearing of visitors or delegations 4. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA/CONSENT...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Under review: 4-year-old kindergarten
The idea is simple and promising: Kids benefit all through school and for life when taught well and consistently at a very early age. Like say, starting at age four. Three-quarters of Wisconsin's 426 school districts offer some version of half-day, four-year-old kindergarten.
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
October 28, 2008
Doyle says looming deficit will impact pay hike for DAs
With a $3 billion state deficit looming, Gov.
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
SCHOOL DISTRICT OF RIVER FALLS: 10/13/08 EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEETING
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Your Public Schools: So far I've learned a lot; so far, so good
Did you know that the River Falls public schools have an average daily student attendance rate of 94.6%? Or, are you aware that our graduation rate for River Falls High School and the Renaissance Academy is 97.7%, which is 8% higher than the state average? Have you read that our...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am