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Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Police Beat: Shoplifters try to wear it well; another Pokemon excuse
Wisconsin roundup: State's cows remain among top producers; Wisconsin nurse says kids need 10 hours of slumber; nine more state news stories
crime and courts
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Northland Outdoors TV: Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
Gardeners to check out Future Farm
Bacon Bash grows, will feature new events this year
Weekend Happenings Aug. 19-21
Chamber members gather for breakfast, business talk
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
Margaret Oleson, 87
Darold Dean Pechacek, 89
Marilyn T. Delander, 84
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
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
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
Real Estate Showcase
August 21, 2013
Round 2: School board settles on iPad policy
It took a special meeting Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 21, but the River Falls school board OK’d the superintendent’s proposal that says replacing or fixing new iPads distributed to eighth and ninth graders will be handled the same as textbooks or other school materials. At Monday...
August 21, 2013 - 4:37pm
August 9, 2013
Editorial: Renovated public schools: Pat yourselves on the back
On April 5, 2011, while the Great Recession was still on, a $39-million school levy referendum was narrowly defeated by local voters, 2,805-2,624. Seven...
August 9, 2013 - 1:31pm
RFMU says thanks to customers
Numerous River Falls Municipal Utility customers headed down to City Hall on Thursday, Aug. 8 for a free lunch of hot dogs, watermelon, corn...
August 9, 2013 - 11:17am
August 8, 2013
UWRF gains Midwestern recognition
UW-River Falls is one of the best colleges in the Midwest, according to the nationally known education services company, The Princeton Revie...
August 8, 2013 - 10:10am
August 6, 2013
Professor takes aim at “Common Core” in education
Dr. Duke Pesta, professor of English at UW-Oshkosh, will discuss the “Common Core State Standards Initiatives” program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at Kilkarney Hills Golf Course in River Falls. Pesta will go over the ongoing...
August 6, 2013 - 3:52pm
July 31, 2013
MMS construction gets a lift
Construction crews used a crane to lift heating and ventilation units to the roof of Meyer Middle School this mornining (Wednesday, July 31)...
July 31, 2013 - 10:51am
July 25, 2013
Local author's new book teaches kids 'friendship has no barriers'
River Falls native Michele Klecker-Sailor enjoys reading books to the children she works with as an early childhood educator in River Falls....
Life/arts and entertainment
July 25, 2013 - 11:14am
July 5, 2013
School year ends, students still flock to class
For some, summer school rings bells for long days of punishment masked as education. But that stereotype is old. In the River Falls school...
July 5, 2013 - 7:39am
June 27, 2013
Video: Paws to Read
Nearly nine year old Megan Edwards spent a Wednesday afternoon reading at the River Falls Library - with a dog. Paws to Read is a reading program that the library started in January when dog trainer Rachel Rhyner asked Monica LaVold, River Fall's Public Library youth services...
June 27, 2013 - 3:49pm
Van Allen named new CBE grad programs director
The AACSB-accredited UW-River Falls College of Business and Economics has named Leanne Van Allen as the director of CBE Graduate Programs. Van Allen is working with the college in launching the full-time Masters of Business and Administration program this fall and overseeing the...
June 27, 2013 - 7:26am
June 26, 2013
Schools partner for education
June 26, 2013 - 7:07am
June 25, 2013
Heroin in Hudson: a community crisis
Public forum scheduled for July 18 The growing use of heroin in Hudson and the tragic consequences that go along with that will be the subject of a public forum on Thursday, July 18 at First Presbyterian Church, 1901 Vine St., sponsored by the Hudson Community Foundation. The...
June 25, 2013 - 2:19pm
June 20, 2013
Your Schools: Sending a farewell with some funny tales
Sending a farewell with some funny tales Before the past school year becomes a distant memory, I wanted to share some of the humorous stories submitted to me by staff members. Perhaps you will remember that the past two summers I have shared in June some true stories from the 2011-12...
June 20, 2013 - 11:54am
Retiring River Falls superintendent ready for a less-definable future
Soon Tom Westerhaus can kick back and reflect on more than four decades in education as a teacher and administrator.
June 20, 2013 - 7:52am
June 14, 2013
RFHS principal leaves mark on the future
After 40 years educating the next generation, River Falls High School principal, Elaine Baumann, is set to retire June 30. Baumann said she's...
June 14, 2013 - 8:09am