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UW-River Falls named one of Best in the Midwest for the 6th consecutive year
Cell towers for Pierce greenlighted by Land Management
Wisconsin roundup: Report alleges conflicting info given to voter-ID seekers; Assembly Dems seek DA probe into Walker John Doe leaks, 9 more state news stories
All about birds: 'Can-do' club posts at DeSanctis
Wisconsin roundup: Trump credits Tommy Thompson for returning to Wisconsin; DNR advances funding cut; 9 more state news stories
crime and courts
Wildcat football falls at Superior
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
University’s annual outdoor art exhibition coming soon
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
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
September 26, 2016
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
Although removal of wisdom teeth is very common, there are no studies that show a benefit to taking them out when they are not causing pain or...
September 26, 2016 - 6:00am
September 16, 2016
Bags for Burke fundraiser: 'It's our turn to let her heal'
A diagnosis isn’t enough to keep a community down, even one like cancer. When Angie Burke received the news this summer that she had a tumor...
September 16, 2016 - 11:37am
September 1, 2016
Disposal box in police station lobby good for protecting kids, the environment
When people talk about drug abuse, most think of illegal or illicit drugs. But River Falls Police Chief Gordie Young said some of the most abused...
September 1, 2016 - 5:00am
August 10, 2016
Dead bird means mosquito-borne virus has arrived
ELLSWORTH – The Pierce County Health Department reports a dead crow found in the county Friday, July 29, has tested positive for West Nile virus. This is the first bird that tested positive for the virus in Pierce County since surveillance for the mosquito-transmitted disease began...
August 10, 2016 - 4:21pm
July 20, 2016
River Falls professor shares advanced cancer research
UW-River Falls biology Prof. Tim Lyden and his Duluth industrial partner co-presented cutting-edge cancer research at the first White House sponsored...
July 20, 2016 - 2:58pm
July 13, 2016
Campus sex assaults: What's to be done about under reporting?
In the past few years, sexual assault on college campuses has become a national discussion. Statistics in a study cited by the New York Times last year show that 20% of women will experience sexual assault during their college career, and that 4.4% of men will also. The Violence Against...
July 13, 2016 - 5:00pm
July 2, 2016
River Falls nursing home director says pay attention to this issue
With more and more baby boomers reaching retirement, The Lutheran Home’s local Executive Director Spencer Beard said River Falls should be...
July 2, 2016 - 6:00am
June 30, 2016
National EMS Memorial Bike Ride stops in RF
River Falls was one of many stops in the Midwest route of this year's National EMS Memorial Bike Ride. The ride honors EMS personnel who have...
June 30, 2016 - 2:55pm
June 29, 2016
Nutrition nonprofit promotes healthy eating through local food pantries
When Karyn English got the idea to start Better Bites, she wasn't sure what group of people to focus on. She just knew that there was a tremendous need for healthier food options at food pantries in western Wisconsin. After taking a nonprofit startup class, she decided that she could...
June 29, 2016 - 4:00pm
June 25, 2016
Skyfall: Man goes for the record, has personal motivation
On June 15 Kevin Burkart, 45, Prior Lake, Minn., set out to accomplish what no one had before: Jumping out of a plane 300 times in one day, with...
June 25, 2016 - 6:00am
June 22, 2016
Birthday girl gives and 24 children gain
Earlier this spring when Ashley Thompson turned 11, she was asked repeatedly what she wanted for her birthday. Her mother Nicky said Ashley couldn't...
June 22, 2016 - 4:08pm
June 12, 2016
Matheson of Catalyst Receives UW-RF Honor
At the Annual Spring Awards Reception and Program of the University of River Falls (UWRF) held at the Riverview Ballroom in River Falls, Wisconsin,...
June 12, 2016 - 6:00am
June 11, 2016
7-year-old honored for for his birthday gift to Lutheran Home
Noah Metro celebrated his seventh birthday with a unique party: His friends brought donations instead of gifts. The Metros collected $71 for...
June 11, 2016 - 6:00am
June 8, 2016
Team Trenten rallies to support Prescott boy
They are all on Team Trenten. No matter what. Trenten Williamson’s mother Jeri Schommer, his father Michael Williamson and his siblings MaKenna...
June 8, 2016 - 4:00pm
RFPD raises money for Special Olympics
Emergency Responders took part in the Law Enforcement Torch Run on Wednesday morning, June 8, to raise money for the Special Olympics. Participants...
June 8, 2016 - 12:43pm