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River Falls Journal
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
FFA president, River Falls High School student goes on to national tractor competition
Wisconsin roundup: Two flooding-related deaths reported; license plates, prosecutors among proposals on budget chopping block; 10 more state news stories
Shrine hosts university football team before big game
One-day blitz: UW-River Falls environmental science program conducts intense river study
crime and courts
Second half surge carries Cardinals past Wildcats
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Wildcat tennis ready for BRC Tourney
High school Hall of Fame will add new inductees
Willow River to become area’s first water trail
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
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
arts and entertainment
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC.: 9/28/16 Meeting Notice
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/5/16 Public Hearing - Paige Olson variance request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/5/16 Public Hearing - Randy Cudd variance request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 10/4/16 Public Hearing - Verizon Tower Permit request
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 9/27/16 Council Meeting Agenda
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Lawrence M. Halvorson, 85
Kathleen P. Carey, 78
Brenda P. Hindman, 56
Anna D. Husfloen, 101
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
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Real Estate Showcase
May 15, 2015
Alternatives emerge for Little Falls Lake dam
Eight options will be mapped out for the future of the Little Falls Lake dam, but Department of Natural Resources officials said last week it...
May 15, 2015 - 11:24am
May 1, 2015
‘What would spring be without birds?’
This area group’s local festival is for the birds – but it’s for people to enjoy too. The St. Croix Valley Bird Club is holding its...
May 1, 2015 - 1:06pm
April 30, 2015
One fish's trash, another fish's clothing
Some 130-140 people who volunteered to help pick trash from the Kinnickinnic River and the general area around the river Saturday morning, April...
April 30, 2015 - 1:30pm
Controlled fire burns out of control
A pre-scheduled controlled burn got out of control Wednesday afternoon, April 29. The controlled burn was started about 10:30 a.m., at...
April 30, 2015 - 9:52am
April 29, 2015
Wildside: It's finally spring again
Last Sunday was a fine day in the neighborhood. Despite a cool start in the 40s, the sun came out in a clear blue sky. Walking through our woods...
April 29, 2015 - 8:35am
April 23, 2015
Grow to Share to share growing space
Grow to Share community gardens and The Community Gardens have often been confused for each other. Grow to Share is a non-profit community...
April 23, 2015 - 12:58pm
April 17, 2015
UPDATE: Be aware of areawide burning ban being enforced
After battling four grass fires Thursday night, April 16, River Falls Assistant Fire Chief Mike Moody wants to stress that there is still a burning...
April 17, 2015 - 9:03am
April 16, 2015
$0 down 100% interest leads to housing boom
The first set of “single family seasonal condos” went up along the roadway at Kelly Creek Preserve to accommodate tenants that have been...
April 16, 2015 - 6:00am
April 15, 2015
Burning ban back in place
River Falls Assistant Fire Chief Mike Moody has announced a burning ban effective immediately, for the city of River Falls and the following...
April 15, 2015 - 4:03pm
April 7, 2015
Burning ban lifted
Effective immediately, the burn ban that was implemented on April 2 in the City of River Falls, and the following townships; River Falls, Kinnickinnic, Clifton, Pleasant Valley and Troy has been lifted. Fire Chief Scott Nelson announced the ban had been lifted Tuesday afternoon,...
April 7, 2015 - 1:12pm
April 6, 2015
Burning ban still in place
A burning ban announced Friday, April 3, by Fire Chief Scott Nelson, is still in place, despite rain Monday, April 6. Nelson said the burning...
April 6, 2015 - 12:54pm
April 3, 2015
Burning ban announced
Fire Chief Scott Nelson has announced a burning ban, effective immediately, for the City of River Falls and the following townships; River Falls,...
April 3, 2015 - 9:01am
March 20, 2015
Willow River lake to be drained amid concerns
Safety concerns at a dam in a popular western Wisconsin state park will leave a lake there emptied for at least two years beginning as soon as...
March 20, 2015 - 10:00am
March 19, 2015
Wild Side: Bluebirds are looking for housing
A few weeks ago we saw eastern bluebirds along a pasture fence line where mules were grazing in northern Florida. Male bluebirds are elegant...
March 19, 2015 - 9:52am
March 13, 2015
University’s research aims to ‘Bee’ healthy
UW-River Falls professors Brad and Kim Mogen have made their plans for spring break (March16-20). As many of their students may do, the Mogens...
March 13, 2015 - 6:00am