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Former caregiver sentenced to prison; husband also enters guilty plea
Wisconsin afternoon roundup: FAA investigates Lambeau drone; early voting OK'd -- for now; nine more state news stories
New Richmond man charged in connection with church burglaries
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
Police Beat: Shoplifters try to wear it well; another Pokemon excuse
crime and courts
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Northland Outdoors TV: Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
Gardeners to check out Future Farm
Bacon Bash grows, will feature new events this year
Weekend Happenings Aug. 19-21
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: 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
Featured River Falls Journal letters of the week from St. Croix & Pierce district attorneys
Real Estate Showcase
November 7, 2008
Teens' plan evolves from movie theme
Juniors and seniors in high school teacher Deb Ottman's life skills class figured out a way to make a difference. Planning started after students...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Rough Thursday for Wildcats
The Wildcat football team dropped a 30-28 decision to Menomonie, the boys' soccer team lost 3-2 to New Richmond in a double-overtime shootout and the Wildcat volleyball team came out on the short end of a 3-0 score at Eau Claire North in high school sports action Thursday. The soccer...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 18, 2008
Wildcats clinch playoff berth
Senior running back Levi Johnson rushed for 136 yards and five touchdowns in nine carries--all in the first half--to lead River Falls to a 40-6 victory over Rice Lake Friday night at Ramer Field. The win boosted the Wildcats' record to 6-2 overall, 4-2 in the Big Rivers Conference,...
October 18, 2008 - 12:00am
October 5, 2008
Happy Homecomings for Wildcats, Falcons
Both the River Falls High School and UW-River Falls football teams posted wins in their respective Homecoming games over the weekend. The Wildcats...
October 5, 2008 - 12:00am
September 27, 2008
Wildcats win thriller
The River Falls High School football team rallied from a 21-0 deficit to spoil Hudson's Homecoming with a 22-21 victory in Hudson Friday night. Ben Wunrow scored all three touchdowns for the Wildcats, who improved to 4-1 overall, 2-1 in the Big Rivers Conference. Hudson slipped to...
September 27, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
Two wheels make a world of difference
"They were on a bike for the first time," said River Falls resident Holly Ness about the high school students in the Special Education Bikes program. After seven months of planning and help from many sources, the SPEB program pedaled to fruition three Thursdays ago as the eight...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 13, 2008
Cats improve to 3-0
The Wildcat football team hit the 40-point mark for the third straight game to defeat Eau Claire Memorial, 40-20, in the Big Rivers Conference opener for both teams Friday night at Ramer Field. The win moved the Cats overall record to 3-0 heading into next week's BRC contest at Chippewa...
September 13, 2008 - 12:00am
September 6, 2008
Wildcats blank Panthers
Levi Johnson scored two touchdowns and Marty Herum threw three touchdown passes as the Wildcat football team rolled to a 46-0 win over Ellsworth Friday night at Ramer Field. Johnson capped a 60-yard scoring drive on the Wildcats opening possession with a 17-yard touchdown run and...
September 6, 2008 - 12:00am
August 30, 2008
Wildcats win football opener
Levi Johnson ran for two touchdowns and Tyler Hunter and Marty Herum each passed for one score and ran for another to lead River Falls to a 48-34 win over New Richmond in the season opener for both teams at Ramer Field Friday night. Johnson scored on runs of 62 and 21 yards and finished...
August 30, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Stem cell research extends to high schoolers
Four River Falls High School students spent three days in Madison studying stem cells under the guidance of top scientists in the field. Out of 22 applicants, Nate Powell, Sami Nelson, Birgitte Nielsen and Will Johnson were chosen to attend the science camp based on their scores...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
August 1, 2008
Milwaukee Marquette takes summer baseball title
Milwaukee Marquette has won its second state high school summer baseball title in three years. The Hilltoppers scored 10 runs in the seventh inning Thursday to beat Kettle Moraine 12-1 in the championship game in Stevens Point. The game was tied until the sixth inning, when a...
August 1, 2008 - 9:00am
July 17, 2008
New hockey coach a familiar face
Former Wildcat player and assistant coach Nick Jenkins has been named the new boys hockey coach at River Falls High School, Activities Director Rollie Hall announced Tuesday morning. Jenkins will take over for former coach Jim Joseph who, after three years at the helm, resigned at...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Found in a flash!
The oftentimes elusive River Falls Medallion was found only 19 minutes after the first clue was posted Friday morning during River Falls Days in Glen Park by a trio of high schoolers: From left to right -- Ethan Genco, Andy Yelken and Emily Genco.
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Student-athletes need proper paperwork
River Falls students entering grades 7-12 who are interested in playing athletics this fall need to get the appropriate paperwork completed and turned in before being allowed to practice. Information about the alternate year physical form, the River Falls Athletic Code, and the $75...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Gas use and tax collections hit five-year high in Wisconsin
Across the nation, drivers drove 20 billion fewer miles in April 2008 compared to April 2007, according to the U.S.
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am