Skip to main content
River Falls Journal
Wisconsin roundup: Trump credits Tommy Thompson for returning to Wisconsin; DNR advances funding cut; 9 more state news stories
Arrests follow interrupted burglary in town of Kinnickinnic
Wisconsin roundup: Trump campaigning Wednesday in Badger State; Walker backs student loan refinance effort; 10 more state news stories
WisDOT warns: Crashes with deer likely to be high again this season
Wisconsin roundup: State clamping down on cellphones in work zones; right to work law upheld;
crime and courts
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
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
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
Featured photo: Hummingbird
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
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
April 25, 2016
Featured column: Superintendent's Corner: Educator shortage is a growing concern and impossible to ignore
In February 2015, 75 community members came together to forge a new strategic vision for our district.The result of this day-long process provided a framework for a new five-year district strategic plan. Most notably, the No. 1 strategic priority as identified by the River Falls community...
April 25, 2016 - 11:10am
April 20, 2016
Fulbright professor from Serbia to speak at UWRF
UW–River Falls will be hosting Visiting Fulbright Professor Nina Lazarevic, assistant professor from the University of Nis, Serbia, to speak...
April 20, 2016 - 12:14pm
Programming Hope: teaching technology on the spectrum
April is Autism Awareness Month and on April 30 there will be a special screening of the documentary “Programming Hope: Employing the Abilities...
April 20, 2016 - 9:55am
April 14, 2016
UWRF professor’s work honored in China
UW-River Falls English Prof. Greta Gaard will have her work honored in a scholarly journal in China. The dedication to her work is set to accompany...
April 14, 2016 - 10:59am
April 13, 2016
UWRF students showcase research in Madison
From a potential drug treatment for melanoma, to the testing of targeted antibiotics against classified endophytic contamination. And from a small grains winnower and lower extremity kinematics to the impact of a living green wall on mood and academic performance--seven UW-River...
April 13, 2016 - 8:47am
April 9, 2016
St. B’s students challenged in up north adventure
Saint Bridget school seventh and eighth grade students traveled north to Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center in Finland, Minn. early last...
April 9, 2016 - 6:00am
April 6, 2016
MMS presents 'Seussical Jr.'
Meyer Middle School's production of "Seussical Jr." will be presented Thursday and Friday, April 7-8 at 7 p.m. in the MMS auditorium. The musical...
Life/arts and entertainment
April 6, 2016 - 8:02am
April 1, 2016
Featured guest column: Students, faculty: Let’s challenge budget cuts, fight for quality education
I just returned from my first Faculty Senate meeting at UW-River Falls. I was there as a photojournalist, but it was hard for me to separate...
April 1, 2016 - 3:35pm
UWRF campus group sells hats to help children battling cancer
A new student organization at UW-River Falls is selling hats and lending a hand in the search for a cure for cancer. UWRF’s Love Your Melon...
April 1, 2016 - 1:00pm
Girls encouraged to try science with local event
UW-River Falls professor Rellen Hardtke has long been an advocate of equal rights. “I kind of joke that physics pays the bills, but gender...
April 1, 2016 - 6:00am