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River Falls Journal
Not a contest for chickens, who will be mayor of River Falls?
Hwy. 35 motorists: Get ready for lane closures
Bid comes in for River Falls Academy
Fire departments respond to exploding propane tank
crime and courts
Champs at Colfax
Wild Side: Strange but familiar forms of water
Wild Side: Homeland security air force in peril
Falcon women win WIAC hockey title
Firefighters honored at Legion banquet
Find Local Activities Here
All in the family: Six Ballard brothers attain Scout’s highest rank
Are you ready for some St. Paddy’s merrymaking?
Spring Gala to support our animal friends
arts and entertainment
Gretchen J. Lange, 48
Merle Klug, 90
Dorothy M. Owen, 94
Bernard Sherman Grant, 95
Letter; We can restore river, falls to their former glory
Editorial: Steep road ahead could get even higher
Letter: All aspects of young coach point to the word: Winner
Editorial: Helping to shape, define our community
Letter: Won’t forget your generosity
ST. CROIX COUNTY: 3/27/14 Hearing - Kristine Levine, Variance
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 3/24/14 Hydroelectric Project Relicensing Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 3/17/14 Planning Commission Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/12/14 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 3/17/14 Town Board Meeting
May 1, 2009
City hall moves Friday, Monday
City staff and all of River Falls' administrative functions move Friday and Monday from the old City Hall on Elm Street to the new City Hall...
May 1, 2009 - 9:21am
April 10, 2009
Moving day's just around the corner
Julie Bergstrom, the city's finance director and interim administrator, recently gave an update on the construction progress of the new River...
April 10, 2009 - 1:06am
March 13, 2009
Letter: Council could share with seniors
The idea to tear down the old building and build a huge City Hall was a mistake. To add to that FISH had to close. FISH helped many families and the need is increasing. And now senior citizens are out of a place to gather. They now share a room with residents of a private building....
March 13, 2009 - 9:34am
City Hall, motel nearing completion
"We'll be open in July," said developer representative and investor for Martinsen Land and Investments John Garden about the Best Western hotel...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Kind to hold telephone town hall meeting Tuesday night
Saying that the country is facing trying times, U.S. Rep.
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
City Hall: Construction progresses on schedule
Mark Paschke, architect at local firm Frisbie Architects, gave the City Council at its meeting Tuesday night a progress report on the new City Hall. "Just last week and this week the structural steel began arriving on site," he said. Paschke reported that construction crews have...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
August 8, 2008
Changes in the works for current portable sign law
Call the ordinance amendments a sign of the times. River Falls Planning Director Buddy Lucero said last year about half a dozen business owners had portable signs. This year about three times that many appear on downtown streets. The increase of portable signs coupled with complaint...
August 8, 2008 - 12:00am
May 15, 2008
City Hall: Readers react to last week's story
The Journal's May 7 print edition story, "Clarifying City Hall: Where do things stand, what's next?" drew these online comments over the past week: --I am a supporter of a new city hall. That being said, it seems like something that should be put to a vote, especially in this time,...
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am
May 14, 2008
Clifton: Neighbors look to board for action on dog issue
The wooden benches of the Clifton Town Hall were full last Tuesday evening as neighbors united for a call to action from the Town Board. The call to action stems from previous complaints by neighbors leveled against Luann Skilling, 754th Ave., Prescott, for nuisance barking and...
May 14, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Clarifying City Hall
Comments at City Council meetings, letters to the editor and word on the street generate many questions regarding the city's plan to build a new City Hall. Many citizens wonder: What exactly is the deal and where do things stand? The Journal talked to two council members also sitting...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
February 22, 2008
Harsdorf listening in
State Sen., Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls, has scheduled hours in area communities to meet with constituents to discuss their concerns about issues in the Legislature. "Being accessible to those I represent is critical to the work I do in the state Senate," said Harsdorf. "In addition...
February 22, 2008 - 12:00am
February 21, 2008
Opinion: Better to tap city talent
Tom Caflisch, often the lone wolf on the City Council, made a good point at last week's meeting. He questioned why three of the four members of the design/construction committee for the new City Hall don't live in the city limits. Caflisch added that the three non-city members are...
February 21, 2008 - 12:00am
February 13, 2008
Eagles make it easy at Seton Hall
The Marquette men's basketball team got an easy win at Seton Hall Tuesday night, 89-64. The Pirates went seven minutes without scoring in the first half, while the Golden Eagles built up a double-digit lead they never relinquished. Marquette out-rebounded Seton Hall 43-29...
February 13, 2008 - 9:00am