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River Falls Journal
River Falls Police sergeant earns FBI training credentials
No-wake boating restriction in effect on St. Croix River
Students of the month selected at middle school
Ramshackle home condemned after man’s arrest for battery
Pack 54 members visit Journal office
crime and courts
Local deer herd status on agenda at April 14th spring hearings
Youth state bowlers
Falcons beat St. Thomas in 3rd place game at national tourney
Powerlifters third at state
Take Back: They are asking you to join them
Click to print coloring contest
Upcoming UWRF music concerts
Egg hunting event draws large crowd
Brownies take a Girl Scout journey
arts and entertainment
Dr. Raymond V. Anderson, 91
Debra A. Sears, 55
Eva M. Boese, 96
Dorothy H. DeLong, 91
Joseph J. Halpin, 80
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/22/14 Council Meeting Agenda
RIVER FALLS SCHOOL DISTRICT: 4/21/14 Board Meeting
TOWN OF TROY: Public Hearing & Review - Comprehensive Plan Amendments
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 4/21/14 Planning Commission Meeting
RIVER FALLS RURAL FIRE ASSOC.: 1/16/13 Meeting Notice
Days Gone By:
Featured Letter: Let’s turn Lake George into a charming oasis
Featured Letter: After my overindulgence, I was left alone, abandoned
Letter: Donation left me speechless
Editorial: Without consensus, these big issues will require go-slow approach
April 10, 2013
State considers infant-heart testing
If two Republican state lawmakers have their way, all babies born in Wisconsin would have a test aimed at finding congenital heart defects. Oconomowoc Representative Joel Kleefisch and Marathon Senator Jerry Petrowski have introduced bills requiring hospitals to administer the pulse...
government / health
April 10, 2013 - 12:05pm
Relay combats cancer, abets birthdays
Young and old alike, including 5 year-old Johanna Barbey of River Falls, applauded the long line of 90 cancer survivors who walked a lap together...
news / events / health
April 10, 2013 - 11:10am
April 5, 2013
On the Job: Dr. Melissa Kolb
Dr. Melissa Kolb of River Falls Chiropractic, Inc., 215 N. Second St., was selected to receive a ChiroCare scholarship to participate in the inaugural Chiropractic Leadership Institute at the University of St. Thomas. She received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1994 from Northwestern...
news / business / / health
April 5, 2013 - 9:00am
Letter: Listen up, NRA: Going universal is the best way to boost our health care
I am not a member of the NRA, though I have guns and like to shoot. Although I usually disagree with the NRA on most political issues, I thoroughly agree with their current effort to focus attention on the country's mental health system, or lack there-of. Mental health is largely...
opinion / letters / health
April 5, 2013 - 8:55am
April 4, 2013
River Falls salon offers hair, hearing help
Andrew Gott opened a salon on 703A N. Main St. two weeks ago offering what many people might see as an unusual combination of services: Haircuts and coloring, as well as free hearing tests and customized hearing aids. "Communication is the pathway to success," said Gott last week,...
health / news
April 4, 2013 - 9:33am
April 3, 2013
Investigators find E.coli in frozen snacks
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports at least two dozen people have been sickened in an outbreak of E. coli. Wisconsin is one of 15 states where victims were made ill by an infection linked to frozen snack foods marketed mostly to children. No deaths have been...
health / food / government
April 3, 2013 - 12:07pm
Jump into Relay fun, support
The Relay for Life of Pierce County starts 6 p.m. Friday, April 5, and ends 8 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at the high school, and each year hundreds...
events / health / news
April 3, 2013 - 10:58am
Dieticians say small steps can lead to big results
While the inclination may be to literally "hit the ground running," when it comes to making healthy choices, experts seem to agree that small...
health / life
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am
April 2, 2013
Meet Tasha in River Falls April 4
Survivor, Believer, Fighter, Inspiration, a young woman loving life - describing Tasha Schuh is not an easy task. She was in a theater accident in 1997 that left her paralyzed from the chest down. Tasha is now an inspirational speaker traveling and sharing her story of overcoming...
health / life
April 2, 2013 - 1:16pm
April 1, 2013
Myth busters and memory loss among free classes offered at RFAH
River Falls Area Hospital is hosting some free health care classes for the community beginning April 8. Space is limited for some of the classes...
health / education / life
April 1, 2013 - 2:20pm
Black tie affair fills backpacks and stomachs
The formal-looking invitation contains no typos and specifically says: "Your absence is requested." The Kinnickinnic Backpack Program, a part of Our Neighbors' Place emergency shelter and Day Center, organized the fundraiser -- the first one organized by and for the KBP. The invite...
education / health
April 1, 2013 - 9:48am
March 29, 2013
Bowl-A-Rama event planned for April 6, benefits disabled
The annual Bridge Bowl-A-Rama fundraiser will be held Saturday, April 6, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at Hudson Bowling Center in Plaza 94. The Hudson Knights of Columbus will continue their seven-year tradition of leadership as anchor sponsor for the event. Proceeds from Bowl-A-Rama support...
health / events / life
March 29, 2013 - 1:07pm
Police bust interstate Muenster-cheese thief
New Jersey authorities report they have arrested a man who was found with 21 tons of stolen Wisconsin cheese in his possession. The 34 year old from Plainfield, Illinois, was picked up March 26 driving a refrigerated truck carrying 42,000 pounds of Muenster cheese. K&K Cheese of...
food / health / business /
March 29, 2013 - 12:01pm
Letter: Get a better appreciation for those with mental illness
NAMI stands for National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. There are five presentations during March. These include In Our Own Voice presentations, where talks are given by people who tell their own stories. It's pretty important to educate the public. That's why In Our Own Voice is...
opinion / letters / health
March 29, 2013 - 9:52am
Fake crash creates sobering reminder
Spring brings for teens thoughts of prom, graduation, summer vacation, parties -- and every three years, a convincing mock-car crash. The high-school-based...
education / accidents / health / news
March 29, 2013 - 8:55am