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River Falls Journal
Wisconsin roundup: GOP lawmaker joins request for audit of veterans home's surplus; Catholic mass planned to recognize nuns killed in Mississippi; and 10 more state news stories
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
UW-River Falls corpse flower to bloom for the third time
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Margaret Oleson, 87
Darold Dean Pechacek, 89
Marilyn T. Delander, 84
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
May 22, 2014
Fun run/walk to benefit Special Olympics this Saturday
The River Falls Royal Ambassadors will host a fun run/walk benefiting the Special Olympics on Saturday, May 24, at the River Falls High School. ...
May 22, 2014 - 4:23pm
May 20, 2014
Pierce County receives award for child care performance
The Pierce County Health & Human Services Department has been recognized for meeting all performance standards in the administration of the...
May 20, 2014 - 12:18pm
May 19, 2014
Local third graders to receive personal safety education
River Falls Emergency Medical Services (RF EMS) will be presenting an educational safety program to local third grade students during National EMS Week, May 18-24. This will be the 14th consecutive year that the EMS department has brought the safety program to area kids. River...
May 19, 2014 - 7:00am
May 16, 2014
Wild Side: A dangerous fungus among us
By Dan Wilcox, outdoor columnist Among the most abundant organisms on earth are the fungi. They live in the soil, in plants, in rivers and...
May 16, 2014 - 9:11am
May 12, 2014
'Tri4Grace Memorial Triathlon' honors memory of local leukemia victim
Crowds of people from River Falls area came out to River Falls High School Saturday for the Tri4Grace Memorial Triathlon. This is the second...
May 12, 2014 - 1:46pm
May 2, 2014
Help her dream come home to ‘roost’
While growing up in the Bronx, NY, town of River Falls resident Catharine Noel knew she wanted to be someplace where she could be free. “I...
May 2, 2014 - 9:31am
April 25, 2014
March goes up and down River Falls Main Street
This year’s Take Back the Night was Thursday, April 24, and included public sharing of personal experiences and support, a candlelight vigil...
April 25, 2014 - 10:02am
Walker signs 55 bills into law; eight were co-authored by Sen. Harsdorf
MADISON – Gov. Scott Walker signed 55 bills into law Wednesday. The various laws covered a wide range of issues, from requiring registration by out-of-state sex offenders who move to Wisconsin, to a bill co-authored by Sen. Sheila Harsdorf which requires snowmobiles used for DNR...
April 25, 2014 - 9:36am
April 20, 2014
UWRF hosts Ag Day April 22
UW-River Falls Collegiate Farm Bureau chapter will host the second annual Ag Day on the UWRF campus on April 22 to promote Wisconsin agriculture. With...
April 20, 2014 - 8:00am
April 17, 2014
Take Back: They are asking you to join them
Next week Thursday evening, April 24, River Falls, like many communities across the country, will hold a Take Back the Night event meant to highlight...
April 17, 2014 - 1:12pm
April 16, 2014
Ramshackle home condemned after man’s arrest for battery
River Falls police arrested a 36-year-old man for allegedly attacking his wife at Cudd’s trailer court, 1450 S. Wasson Lane, Friday afternoon,...
News/crime and courts
April 16, 2014 - 9:33am
April 12, 2014
Featured Letter: After my overindulgence, I was left alone, abandoned
River Falls is a place where I’ve always felt safe. It’s a community where people watch out for each other. It’s with this thought that I decided to write and urge the bars downtown to consider changing certain policies. Some friends and I were playing trivia downtown on...
April 12, 2014 - 8:00am
April 11, 2014
More pedestrian relief: Plans advance to make crosswalk safer
Seventy-six-year-old Janis Melum is always careful as she crosses the street -- especially at the crosswalk on North Main and Union streets that...
April 11, 2014 - 8:02am
April 4, 2014
Letter: Donation left me speechless
Imagine my surprise when I went to my door late one night and an envelope was wedged between the doors of my home. The envelope was already...
April 4, 2014 - 9:50am
April 3, 2014
How far should bar hopping March madness go?
Police Chief Roger Leque minced no words about the March 29 downtown Bar Crawl. He wants the alcoholic event halted because it incites disruptive,...
April 3, 2014 - 1:25pm