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WisDOT puts the brakes on construction for holiday travel
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Wisconsin roundup: Lawmakers continue UW tuition freeze, drop 2018 tuition cut; 10 more state news stories
Mustafa crime family member charged in St. Croix County
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
crime and courts
Where the buffalo roam
Record-setting relay: Girls 4x400 breaks 36-year-old BRC mark
Falcon roundup: UWRF Page golf outing June 19; Volleyball announces camp dates
Wildcats split with Chippewa
Booters gear up for playoffs
RF honors Memorial Day
Antiques expert returns to RF Library June 10
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinance 2017-12
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 6/6/17 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: Ad For Bids- Glover Road Reconstruction
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/19/17 Public Hearing - Peterson Farms permit
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 6/5/17 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Bruce R. Wigent, 73
Myra J. Krause, 71
Floy M. Born, 95
Doris L. Larson, 94
Jennifer J. Hinz, 42
Is there a 'good' tax?
Letters to the editor: Juvenile justice system touted; Food drive a success
Arts Minded: Distinction in music between exclusivity and inclusivity
Library Notes: Your favorite authors have lined up visits
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
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June 15, 2013
Editorial: Two-party system: Not only what divides but what ails us
In Washington, with a Republican-controlled House and a Democrat president, there's a lockdown. One political observer says the next four years will be one of "stasis" over budget priorities because neither the president or the House of Representatives have the power to prevail. Thus,...
June 15, 2013 - 9:10am
June 7, 2013
River Falls: We can vote to paint the town red and other colors
River Falls: We can vote to paint the town red and other colors Downtown River Falls could qualify for a free paint job. Qualifying depends...
June 7, 2013 - 8:56am
May 30, 2013
Editorial: Out of darkness, giving way to a growing wedge of light
It's reassuring to see how family, friends and caring citizens have recovered as best they can and are doing good deeds in the wake of the murders...
May 30, 2013 - 12:55pm
May 22, 2013
Editorial: 'Drunkest state' - it's no joke
Stating the problem is easy. Finding the solution isn't. You'd be hard pressed to find anyone to deny that drunken driving is a huge problem in Wisconsin. But so far we've made little or no progress in reversing the deadly and embarrassing statistics. Statewide, 225 people died...
May 22, 2013 - 9:57am
May 15, 2013
Editorial: Hang on so those wheels keep on turning
Basic crime prevention is often aimed at adults: How do we protect our homes and autos from break-ins and thefts. Now that warmer weather has...
May 15, 2013 - 4:07pm
May 13, 2013
Editorial: RF children: Odds of success in their favor
It's no sure thing, nothing in life is, but attending school in the River Falls School District gets a student off on the right foot. This paper's...
May 13, 2013 - 8:34am
May 2, 2013
Editorial: Let's reconsider how politicians are recalled
There's talk of reforming Wisconsin's recall election procedures. We believe the time is right. Recall changes have been proposed by State Sen....
May 2, 2013 - 1:00pm
April 25, 2013
Editorial: RF men and women in blue came through
A perfect storm converged on River Falls last summer: --On Friday, July 6, 2012, River Falls police were called to investigate what turned out...
April 25, 2013 - 12:32pm
March 29, 2013
Editorial: This program hasn't lost a step
The River Falls School District's Senior Tax Exchange Program (STEP) was piloted at Rocky Branch Elementary School in fall 2011 with 15 volunteer...
March 29, 2013 - 9:41am
March 22, 2013
Editorial: Hwy. 35's transformation is a much-needed project
Journal readers last week noticed the front-page story detailing the March 1 two-car crash involving retired teacher and council member Dave Cronk on Hwy. 35N and Radio Road. Cronk was crossing the highway from Radio Road when he collided with a River Falls woman driving south on...
March 22, 2013 - 10:33am
March 14, 2013
Editorial: By all means, let's show off local artistry in public buildings
The City Council made it official last month: A procedure is being put in place for exhibiting works of art at City Hall. The procedure includes...
March 14, 2013 - 8:24am
March 1, 2013
Editorial: Gun control: Time to take commons-sense steps for our protection
Editor's Note: The following guest editorial was written by Eric Johnson, St. Croix County district attorney since 1989. Johnson, a graduate...
March 1, 2013 - 8:57am
February 25, 2013
Editorial: Score another one for Community Ed
One volunteer who supervised the Feb. 8 Community Education-sponsored Daddy Daughter Dance summed it up by saying: "If you need a reminder that...
February 25, 2013 - 8:30am
February 14, 2013
Editorial: 'Throw that dead bolt'!
Or, if you don't have a dead bolt, flip that lock switch -- for your house, garage and vehicle doors. Last week the Journal first reported that...
February 14, 2013 - 9:20am
February 7, 2013
Editorial: This potential bill simply not in the public's best interest
We are concerned -- as every citizen should be -- about a draft bill that may soon be considered by the Wisconsin Assembly. The bill was introduced by Rep.
February 7, 2013 - 8:14am