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UW-River Falls named one of Best in the Midwest for the 6th consecutive year
Cell towers for Pierce greenlighted by Land Management
Wisconsin roundup: Report alleges conflicting info given to voter-ID seekers; Assembly Dems seek DA probe into Walker John Doe leaks, 9 more state news stories
All about birds: 'Can-do' club posts at DeSanctis
Wisconsin roundup: Trump credits Tommy Thompson for returning to Wisconsin; DNR advances funding cut; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Wildcat football falls at Superior
RFHS grad running for his life and loving it
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
University’s annual outdoor art exhibition coming soon
Small brewery preparing to open on Main Street
Animal shelter hosts microchip clinic on Sept. 24
Crowds 'pig out' at Bacon Bash
Time again for the annual Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 9/29/16 Special Meeting re: Transportation Issues
TOWN OF MARTELL: 10/11/16 Public Hearing - Dog Waiver
NAME CHANGE HEARING: 10/20/16, Case No. 16-CV-185, Cecilia Mangelsen
TOWN OF KINNICKINNIC: 10/4/16 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 10/3/16 Town Board & Plan Commission Meetings
Kenneth L. Lodahl, 77
Edward R. Rang, 88
Raymond M. Donatell, 71
Mildred M. Winger, 95
Mildred Turner, 88
Featured letter to the editor: Big effort needed to make Kinnickinnic 'scenic'
Featured letters to the editor in the River Falls Journal
Featured column: Nation's high court may examine validity of state political boundaries
Featured column: Running for the stars? Why not
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Real Estate Showcase
July 8, 2016
Report: State prison costs grow five times the rate of school expenses; mixed reviews follow Trump visit with congressional Republicans; 11 more state news stories
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The cost of sending people to prison has gone up five times as fast as the cost of educating children in Wisconsin. The U.S. Education Department said Thursday that the cost of running jails and prisons in the Badger State grew by 351 percent from 1979 through...
July 8, 2016 - 10:04am
July 6, 2016
Even in retirement, ex-superintendent's wheels keep on turning
Former River Falls School District Superintendent Tom Westerhaus has been retired for two years now, but that's not slowing him down one bit....
July 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
July 4, 2016
Peterson awarded scholarship
Maya Peterson of River Falls is one of eleven students selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from WESTconsin Credit Union. Recipients were...
July 4, 2016 - 4:00pm
Hewitt named UWRF Distinguished Alumnus
Brad Hewitt, CEO of Thrivent Financial, was honored as the 2016 Distinguished Alumnus at the UW-River Falls May commencement in May. A native...
July 4, 2016 - 6:00am
July 1, 2016
University broadens scope, launches exchange with Mexican univeristy
UW-River Falls has finalized details establishing an Experience Puebla exchange program at the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla...
July 1, 2016 - 2:58pm
June 29, 2016
Nutrition nonprofit promotes healthy eating through local food pantries
When Karyn English got the idea to start Better Bites, she wasn't sure what group of people to focus on. She just knew that there was a tremendous need for healthier food options at food pantries in western Wisconsin. After taking a nonprofit startup class, she decided that she could...
June 29, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 26, 2016
MMS names Students of the Month for May
The following Meyer Middle School 6th, 7th and 8th graders were picked by their teachers as Students of the Month for May, the last month of...
June 26, 2016 - 6:00am
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