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Former caregiver sentenced to prison; husband also enters guilty plea
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
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
Featured photo: Sunset
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
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
June 22, 2016
Birthday girl gives and 24 children gain
Earlier this spring when Ashley Thompson turned 11, she was asked repeatedly what she wanted for her birthday. Her mother Nicky said Ashley couldn't...
June 22, 2016 - 4:08pm
June 21, 2016
Wisconsinites take 'local' labels seriously, new UWRF study shows
In recent years it's become more and more popular to buy “organic,” “natural” and “locally grown” food. However, there aren't actually laws defining what exactly those terms constitute. A new study published by UW-River Falls along with the UW-Extension and UW-Madison...
June 21, 2016 - 3:33pm
June 17, 2016
Perkins named interim provost; her university ties run deep
UW–River Falls has said that longtime faculty member, department chair and former interim dean of the College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS) Faye Perkins, will be interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs for the next two years. Perkins assumes the...
June 17, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 16, 2016
Real but virtual: Student earns his high school diploma
River Falls resident Cody Splittgerber was one of millions of 18-year-olds to graduate high school this spring. What's unique is the school he...
June 16, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 9, 2016
VIDEO: RFHS class of 2016 graduates
Speakers encouraged graduating seniors to remember the past, and look to the future at the River Falls School District high school commencement...
June 9, 2016 - 2:53pm
June 7, 2016
University to host business, IT degree open house for adults
UW-River Falls is hosting an Open House for Adults and Working Professionals from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at the UWRF Hudson Center, 2501 Hanley Road, Suite 200, in Hudson. Whether seeking or advancing a career in business or computer science, UWRF offers flexible degree tracks...
June 7, 2016 - 9:37am
May 30, 2016
Authorities looking for La Crosse bank robber; Voter ID still in effect for August; and 13 more Wisconsin state news stories
La Crosse -- Authorities in western Wisconsin are looking for the man who robbed the Altra Federal Credit Union branch office inside a grocery store in La Crosse. One person was brought in for questioning, but hasn't been called a suspect. Witnesses say a white man walked into the...
May 30, 2016 - 12:34pm
May 27, 2016
Transitional advice: Community shares letters with students
Getting a letter – a good-old-fashioned “snail mail” letter – isn't a common occurrence in this day of email, text messaging and social...
May 27, 2016 - 6:00am
May 26, 2016
'Bittersweet' farewell goes to this Meyer Middle School teacher.
Meyer Middle School has many staff members. Some have taught there ‘forever’ and others have just started their journey. Eighth grade science...
May 26, 2016 - 6:00am
May 25, 2016
River Falls 5th grader recognized for his skillful writing
The kid can sure write. His teacher and mother say so, and so does the state of Wisconsin. Benjamin Accola, Westside Elementary School fifth...
May 25, 2016 - 11:32am
May 12, 2016
'Intuitive' Meyer Middle School student expresses herself through writing
Those who follow the AreaVoices blogs featured on the River Falls Journal’s website may have noticed a new blogger’s posts appearing. There’s...
Life/arts and entertainment
May 12, 2016 - 4:18pm
Planning for new River Falls school playground is about going natural
The Public Montessori School, 421 W. Maple St., will be expanding soon. But not inside for a brick-and-mortar expansion. Rather the school has...
May 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
May 10, 2016
Bathrooms: UWRF gives gender neutral a try
By Tori Schneider, Falcon News Service While the debate continues around the country over what bathrooms transgender people should be allowed to use, UW-River Falls officials hope to renovate bathrooms in two residence halls to make them gender neutral. Under the plan, the bathrooms...
May 10, 2016 - 3:29pm
May 3, 2016
"America’s Public Universities: ‘A good investment, or no longer worth the cost’?” Let's talk about it.
The St. Croix Valley Foundation is sponsoring a series of “Conversations of the Valley” These public affairs luncheon series starts off on...
May 3, 2016 - 1:10pm
April 28, 2016
Arbor Day celebrated with tree donations to area students
ELLSWORTH -- To celebrate Arbor Day – Friday, April 29 -- Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services delivered 871 evergreen tree seedlings to 4th...
April 28, 2016 - 12:23pm