Skip to main content
River Falls Journal
New Richmond teen will see juvenile, criminal consequences
Nation’s high court hears St. Croix County case
Wisconsin roundup: New figures, new debate about school voucher program; state justices refuse to reveal votes in tied case; 8 more state news stories
Wisconsin roundup: Bill calls for automatic prison in OWI fatalities; vets in line for entrepreneurship aid; 7 more state news stories
Nation's high court hears St. Croix County case (w/video)
crime and courts
Giving it the old heave, ho
A helping hand for ducks
Wildcat gymnasts state runners-up
Falcon men advance to WIAC title game
Wildcats BRC champs
People asked to rally with Relay
Sixth annual Mr. RFHS: Come for the fun
River Falls Public Library hosts first ever spelling bee
City talks river ecology at second Tech Talk
Friday's St. Paddy's Day should be lively
arts and entertainment
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 2/28/17 Council Meeting Minutes
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/28/17 Council Meeting Agenda
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/11/17 Public Hearing re: Proposed Ordinances
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: New Ordinances 2017-02 through 2017-08
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/30/17 Public Test of Voting Equipment
Linda L. Dulon, 58
Neala "Kay" Shager, 73
Grace L. Nelson, 85
Lorin 'Beaner' Frey, 81
Judith L. "Judi" Helmer, 52
Grateful this program survived the chopping block
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
FEATURED LETTER: Support our paper!
Adventures of a first-time snowshoe trip
Library Notes: So much going on in the arts, with activities and fantastic reads
Real Estate Showcase
July 8, 2015
2015 fair tickets available soon
ELLSWORTH – Pierce County Fair tickets will be sold starting Monday, July 13. The county fair’s theme this year is, “We’ve Got a Good...
July 8, 2015 - 4:11pm
June 15, 2015
Four weekend crashes reported in Pierce County
Crashes around Pierce County kept emergency responders busy over the weekend. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, that began Friday night when an Ellsworth teen’s vehicle crashed and struck a tree in the town of El Paso. Sixteen-year-old Mylon M. Anderson...
June 15, 2015 - 8:55am
June 8, 2015
Motorcyclist injured Sunday in Pierce County crash
A St. Paul man was injured Sunday after being partially ejected from a motorcycle during a crash in Town of Trimbelle. Pierce County sheriff’s deputies were called at 4:49 p.m. to a crash at County Road O and 480th Avenue -- about four miles east of Ellsworth. According to a...
June 8, 2015 - 8:12am
June 1, 2015
Three injured in separate Sunday crashes
Two crashes Sunday in Pierce County sent motorists to the hospital. Deputies were alerted at 3:22 p.m. Sunday to a motorcycle crash at Highway 10 and 1110th Street in Oak Grove Township -- between Prescott and Ellsworth. Two St. Paul residents had been ejected from the motorcycle,...
June 1, 2015 - 8:08am
May 29, 2015
2015 Pierce County Fair: Be an open-class exhibitor
Are you looking for something new to try or just continue on a longstanding tradition? If so, you can be an Open Class exhibitor at this year’s...
May 29, 2015 - 10:58am
May 15, 2015
River Falls man, 53, killed in Pierce County crash
A River Falls man was killed Thursday after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a tree outside Ellsworth. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department identified the man as 53-year-old Charles Kinkade. According to a news release, deputies were called at 2:33 p.m. Thursday to...
May 15, 2015 - 8:40am
February 25, 2015
UPDATE: Five crashes on ice-covered roads send EMS, fire scrambling Tuesday
Emergency services in Pierce County were stretched thin Tuesday afternoon into the evening due to at least four accidents within a span of a...
February 25, 2015 - 9:57am
December 26, 2014
UPDATE: Iowa woman dies of injuries suffered in Hwy. 63 head-on
SPRING VALLEY -- A Hazelton, Iowa woman died at Regions Hospital in St. Paul Friday, shortly after the Ford Taurus she was driving crossed the...
December 26, 2014 - 9:33am
November 10, 2014
Funeral service set for Dr. E.R. Jonas; died Friday, Nov. 7
Dr. Eugene R. Jonas, longtime Ellsworth physician, community leader and philanthropist, died Friday evening, Nov. 7 at his home in River Falls. He was 84. Jonas practiced medicine in Ellsworth for 33 years, arriving there in 1961. He also served as Pierce County Coroner for more...
November 10, 2014 - 8:36am
November 6, 2014
River Falls will take on Prescott’s ambulance service
Starting Jan. 1, the Prescott Ambulance Service will be consolidated with the River Falls Emergency Medical Services. "By combining the strengths of both organizations, we can offer a higher level of service to Prescott and surrounding communities," said Joe Rohl, Prescott Fire and...
November 6, 2014 - 2:33pm
October 8, 2014
UPDATE: Ellsworth man in good condition following a two-vehicle accident
An Ellsworth man was taken to Regions Hospital Tuesday morning following a two-vehicle accident on State Highway 65 and County Highway W in the town of River Falls. Pierce County sheriff's deputy Herman Kreig reports investigation determined Shaan York, 36, rear-ended a fellow...
October 8, 2014 - 10:51am
October 6, 2014
Ellsworth woman 'fair' after Sunday evening crash
An Ellsworth woman was listed in fair condition Monday morning at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, recovering from injuries suffered Sunday evening when her car left Hwy. 65 and struck a driveway, north of Beldenville. Jeana M. Hines, 31, was transported directly to St. Paul by Ellsworth...
October 6, 2014 - 9:16am
September 19, 2014
Permann adds St. Paul’s to list of churches served
The fact he continues being a minister late in life attests to Rev. Delbert Permann’s contention he really enjoys it.
September 19, 2014 - 10:46am
September 15, 2014
UPDATE: Hager City teenager hospitalized after Thursday evening crash
A 15-year-old child from Hager City is in fair condition at Gillette Children's Hospital after the vehicle he was riding in Thursday, struck a tree in the town of Martell.
September 15, 2014 - 3:03pm
August 26, 2014
Update: Peterson in 'fair' condition after early morning crash
One driver was airlifted and the other, transported by ground ambulance to area hospitals early Tuesday following a two-vehicle broadside collision on CTH N at 650th Street, east of Beldenville. The more seriously injured of the two men, Daniel Peterson, 60, of Beldenville, was reported...
August 26, 2014 - 3:08pm