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May 19, 2014
Today’s stormy weather means no siren test
May 19, 2014 - 11:13am
May 16, 2014
Large hunting dogs are vulnerable to blastomycosis. Here the late Badger sits beside Pine Creek. Dan Wilcox photo.
Wild Side: A dangerous fungus among us
May 16, 2014 - 9:11am
Dave Fodroczi (left) and Diane Odeen show off the wedding dress Odeen, Mike Thompson and Steve Schroeder found in the Kinnickinnic during the Kinnickinnic River Land Trust’s annual Kinni River Cleanup. They hope to reunite the dress with its rightful owner. (River Falls Journal photos by Gretta Stark)
Will anyone step forward to claim runaway bridal gown?
May 16, 2014 - 8:00am
May 2, 2014
Bill Smith, Keith Rodli, Sandy Tauferner and Carol Wilcox tend the north fire line during a controlled burn on our planted prairie. Mike Larson photo for River Falls Journal.
Wild Side: Planted prairie blackened again
May 2, 2014 - 3:11pm
Catharine Noel, with one of her 38 chickens, stands by the garden of The Roost, a “farm to table cultural learning center.” The Roost is almost complete, but an Indiegogo campaign has been started to raise the remaining funds so it can be opened by June 1.
Help her dream come home to ‘roost’
May 2, 2014 - 9:31am
Mike Thompson (left) and Steve Schroeder hold up a wedding dress they and Diane Odeen (not pictured) found in the Kinni near Liberty Road. Other members of their cleaning group included Ed Vlack, Jeannie and Mark Westpetal, Lisa Thompson, Mark Kahlow, Tom and Bonnie Caroll, and Brooke, Henry and Charles Dolan.
Was bride jilted? River cleaners speculate on rare find
May 2, 2014 - 9:00am
April 29, 2014
Rocky Branch students gathered to plant trees at Hamilton Park Friday to recognize Arbor Day. From left are Blake O'Hara, Hunter West, Makayla Maas-Peterson, Devin Hogue, Micha Majerus, Landon Masanz, Lauren Caniff and Mackenzie Lundeen.
Tree go up
April 29, 2014 - 4:03pm
April 23, 2014
Volunteers gather trash at last year's Kinni Cleanup.
You can join in the big river cleanup
April 23, 2014 - 2:15pm
April 22, 2014
Siblings Kaley Manglitz, left, and Mason Manglitz.
Brother and sister act
April 22, 2014 - 8:02am
April 21, 2014
A tall eastern hemlock in the North Chagrin Reservation east of Cleveland, Ohio. (River Falls Journal photo by Dan Wilcox)
Wild Side: Tiny insects and changing climate threaten majestic hemlocks
April 21, 2014 - 8:59am
April 20, 2014
UWRF hosts Ag Day April 22
April 20, 2014 - 8:00am
April 16, 2014
Featured Letter: Let’s turn Lake George into a charming oasis
April 16, 2014 - 3:34pm
March 28, 2014
A standing room only crowd filled the council chambers Monday evening, March 24 for a public meeting to discuss the city's application for renewed licensing of the two hydroelectric dams on the Kinnickinnic River. Many River Falls and area residents were given a chance to speak at the meeting. People will also have 60 days after the meeting to submit written comments.
Turnout for license meeting shows that many give a 'dam'
March 28, 2014 - 11:29am
March 24, 2014
Crowd expected for River Falls dam re-licensing
March 24, 2014 - 11:12am
March 18, 2014
From left: Greenwood students, Ben Esterby, Bierbrauer and Will Schartau.
Students explore rocks
March 18, 2014 - 8:02am