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River Falls Journal
Slow road to rural broadband continues
Pierce County Sheriff's Blotter: Late-night Pokemon suspects; tea carrier; no horsing around; batman amuck
New county shop enters design phase
Police Beat: Good behavior a (pot) pipe dream?
Wisconsin roundup: Second drowning in 2 days in Dunn County; Wisconsin Dems get warning, pep talk at DNC; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Even in retirement, ex-superintendent's wheels keep on turning
Fish all alone atop St. Croix Valley League
Bob Burrows In the Front Row: Here's to days at the ballpark with Dad
Community Band to do free ‘Chill on the Hill’ gig
VIDEO: A night at the St. Croix County Fair
River Falls, beware: A new breed of hunters is fanning out
VIDEO: St. Croix County Fair opens its gates
Featured photo: Bald-faced squirrel
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF PLEASANT VALLEY: 8/4/16 Town Board Meeting
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/1/16 Educational Program Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 8/4/16 Public Test of Voting Equipment
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 8/2/16 Town Board Meeting
Eileen (Hamman) Scott
Drs. Alex P. and Nerissa L. Avestruz
Barbara Smrdel, 86
Margaret Alice (Cooper) Fuhr
Janet Enloe, 54
Editorial: Following tragedies, memorials bring us together
Featured column: Young local author can even engage the minds of L.O.F.s
Featured outdoor column: Wild Side
Featured letters: Focus on the environment
Featured editorial: No power to the people
Real Estate Showcase
March 2, 2014
Hawaiian Luau raises money for St. Bridget School
The St. Bridget Gala was a success this year, according to St. Bridget Parish School Principal Sue Steckbauer. She said the event drew about...
March 2, 2014 - 8:45am
February 28, 2014
Fifth Annual Bowls for Hope to Benefit Grow to Share
UW-River Falls will host its fifth annual Bowls for Hope event on campus from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in the University Center Riverview Ballroom. Each year, UW-River Falls works with the community to raise funds through Bowls for Hope for an organization that makes a difference...
February 28, 2014 - 9:44am
February 27, 2014
University offers a camp for budding engineers
UW-River Falls will host the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering’s Camp Badger Exploring Engineering July 6-12 on its campus....
February 27, 2014 - 10:49am
February 17, 2014
St. Bridget second term honor roll students noted
Academic excellence is listed with the names of St. Bridget Parish School students below. To make the honor roll, the following grade point averages were required for each mark: A = 3.66 to 4.0; B = 3.0 to 3.65. Grade 6 A honor roll Gage Espanet and Olivia Miller B...
February 17, 2014 - 8:45am
February 11, 2014
The local chapter of the Knights of Columbus hosted its annual Free Throw Contest Friday, Jan. 17, at St. Bridget’s for boys and girls ages...
February 11, 2014 - 8:00am
February 10, 2014
Exchange student found her American dream
Anna Christensen was looking for “the modern American dream” when she came to River Falls from the small village of Vognsild, Denmark. “I...
Life/arts and entertainment
February 10, 2014 - 7:11am
February 7, 2014
Broadband expansion will speed up Internet in local libraries
MADISON -- Slow Internet connections in nearly three-quarters of the state’s public libraries, including several local sites, will speed up dramatically with a $4.2 million federal E-rate investment in fiber broadband connectivity. “More than 60% of our public libraries report...
Life/arts and entertainment
February 7, 2014 - 12:58pm
Civil War Upset America’s Idea of Victorian Domesticity
As part of the AAUW’s (American Association of University Women) “Women Today and Yesterday” theme, UW-River Falls history professor Kurt...
February 7, 2014 - 11:26am
River Falls Academy bids: Strike one
Hopes of finding a developer to claim all or part of the historic River Falls Academy building faded as the Jan. 30 bidding deadline passed without...
February 7, 2014 - 8:13am
February 1, 2014
FORWARD Foundation grants handed out
On Monday, Jan. 20, the fourth round of FORWARD Foundation grants, totally $10,000, were awarded to River Falls School District staff. The following...
February 1, 2014 - 7:33am
January 31, 2014
CVTC seeks board applicants
EAU CLAIRE — Applications are being accepted for three positions on the Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) Board of Trustees. CVTC covers 11 counties in western Wisconsin and has a campus in River Falls. The open board positions include one member who is an elected...
January 31, 2014 - 9:38am
January 30, 2014
Snow days have morphed into too cold days
This winter school has been canceled five times in River Falls because of bitterly cold, blowing weather. The school district’s calendar is...
January 30, 2014 - 10:06am
UW-River Falls begins spring season at observatory with talks and viewings
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Physics Department begins its spring season of free, public observatory viewings and astronomy talks...
January 30, 2014 - 8:24am
January 23, 2014
Going ‘Virtual’: River Falls school board throws the switch
Call it a technological leap. Monday night, Jan. 20, the school board approved the school district’s virtual charter school application to the state Department of Public Instruction. There are only about 30 such “virtual” schools in Wisconsin out of 423 school districts. “I’d...
January 23, 2014 - 4:51pm
January 22, 2014
North Hall: One century and counting
UW-River Falls is getting ready to celebrate a big anniversary -- North Hall’s centennial. The building was dedicated 100 years ago this fall. To...
January 22, 2014 - 1:57pm